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Cervantes

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Neighborhood:
Copacabana
Brazilian, Bar
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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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12:00 pm - 6:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 6:00 am
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Mooloolaba, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Famous Rio restaurant open 24 hours in a lively part of Copacabana. The classic steak, cheese and pineapple sandwich was very tasty!

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Santiago, Chile
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for Olympics to Via Parque Shopping looking for tickets and after hours of waiting we looked for a place for dinner. We found this place and because we were so hungry we didn't think twice. But we were surprised about the kindness of the waiters, the service was so quickly and the food was tasty!

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San Diego, California
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went here with friends after arriving in Rio and for a first meal it was the perfect choice. A fun small place that always is busy but has amazing sandwiches and drinks. You have to try the Steak Sandwich with pineapple. its their signature. They also have very good Caipirinha's too. Very good service and fast. big groups are welcome... More 

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Thank satchsd
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my favorites in Rio. Nothing fancy but great food and service. The sandwiches are delicious, the filet with pineapple (abacaxi) and cheese, or the sausage (linguiça) with pineapple is a must with fries and a chopp (draft beer) and it's open until late. This is a lively traditional Carioca restaurant.

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Thank Diana F
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cervantes is for cariocas the last resort after hours in Copacabana...it is famous for their sandwiches, not really as a restaurant. Actually there are two doors, one for the restaurant, other for the sandwich joint. The restaurant is just ok, but the sandwiches are legendary

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Maitland, Australia
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151 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner here last night and ran with the mixed Churrasco which turned out to be an excellent choice. Service was outstanding and the vibe inside really added to the experience as well.

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Thank GlobalGrappler
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

Imagine a perfect fillet mignon sandwich. Would you imagine to include a pineapple between the meat and the cheese¿ This is exactly what happens at Cervantes. How about eating this meal with a freshly brewed cold beer¿ This is what Cervantes stands for. Classic-old style restaurant, white blazer waiters, and real delicious food.

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Saline, Michigan
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

We are here with our boys and were amazed at how quick they were at getting us our order. The food was excellent and the service was great.

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Israel
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104 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

A nice restaurants in Copacabana, serving large varieties of huge sandwiches filled with whatever you ask for. Excellent food fast and nice service. A good place to have a quick lunch.

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Thank gcarmi1943
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was not far from our hotel and about 3 blocks away from Copacabana beach. They had incredibly good thick cut filet mignon sandwich which was an excellent value when compared to US prices. The quantity of meat in their sandwiches was more than enough and we noticed all of the other tables ordering various sandwiches as well l,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Brazilian, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 6:00 am
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Copacabana

Neighborhood Profile
Copacabana
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 draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.