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$$ - $$$,
Rua Prado Junior - Loja B 335, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23550-101, Brazil
(21) 2275-6147
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pineapple” (66 reviews)
“sandwich” (55 reviews)
“filet mignon” (20 reviews)
Brazilian, Bar
$$ - $$$
Rua Prado Junior - Loja B 335, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23550-101, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend of mine told me about the steak sandwich, thus, I just had to go. Ate there a few times during my stay in Rio!

Thank pbhomey
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Cervantes is one of my favourite restaurants in Rio de Janeiro. I go there once a month precisely to seek out the Batatas Portuguesas (homemade crisps/ potato chips). The restaurant stays open until the early hours, I believe most days it remains open until 6am....More

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend the Fillet Mignon sandwich with Pineapple & Cheese! (Add a bit of their HOT sauce for perfection) It's a perfect steak sandwich. The meat was juicy and tender and flavorful! In the category of street foods / sandwiches , this place gets...More

Thank Uberfluss
Reviewed January 31, 2018

This was the first restaurant we ate in and were amazed at the size of the portions! The food was good quality and reasonably priced. Service was friendly and efficient. Popular with locals and families.

Thank Svea
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Eating in Rio is tuff. Cozy restaurants that serves great food are usually expensive. Cozy restaurants that serves great food and offers great services are like diamonds in the desert. Cervantes is an exemple of what you will usually find in Copacabana: an uncomfortable and...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Went here on a recommendation from a friend who lives in Rio. It was in walking distance of our place and we had just arrived at night from a long flight so thought the walk would do us good. The food was just what we...More

Thank DianeG2015
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Ive only been here for their massive filet mignon, pineapple, and cheese sandwiches, but that alone is enough for me to give them 5 stars. Granted this is not gourmet food, but I love these sandwiches! Perfect with a chopp on a Sunday afternoon to...More

Thank John H
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Cervantes has been a staple of the late night crowd in the beautiful city for over 40 years. The reason is very simple...perhaps the best filet mignon and roasted pineapple sandwich on the planet. The bread is baked on premise and the thin slices of...More

Thank _james_artimez
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely secret awesome spot. There are about 25diffrent sandwiches and ofc other stuff..but its speicality is the *wich* They dont spare on the meat its pretty juicy and tender! Prices are absolutely ok for that quality. Its a sweet little restaurant with friendly service and...More

Thank JoeDice
Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided to visit here for lunch after reading all of the positive TripAdvisor reviews and after seeing pineapple on their sandwiches. This feels like a very local spot with very few tourists which makes it feel like a hidden gem. I...More

Thank Toni1493
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Brazilian, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
12:00 PM - 6:00 AM
12:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Prado Junior - Loja B 335, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23550-101, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighborhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: (21) 2275-6147
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