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Miam Miam

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Brazilian, South American, Contemporary
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Rua General Goes Monteiro 34 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-080, Brazil
(21) 2244-0125
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 8:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hobart, Australia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Miam Miam was so good we went twice. We also went to their other restaurant OuiOui. It took 2 seconds for an English speaking waiter to be allocated to our table, and both times they were helpful and really friendly. Recommendations were made for dishes, that were fabulous. We particularly loved the prawns with 'heart of palm pasta', but all... More 

Thank Wendy G
Wellington NZ
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Recommended by our hotel owner as somewhere he would take his wife for dinner when they went out. It was a fairly casual setting with very good interesting food. Our best meal in South America.

Thank casperWellingtonNZ
New York
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82 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here while looking for a place to eat while switching from the Botofogo metro station to a bus. We were there late lunch time, so there were not many patrons, but service was prompt, undoubtedly in part because we were served by the owner's nephew who appeared to be in charge at lunchtime. Has the bare brick walls... More 

Thank syzygymfl
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited here after reading great reviews. Despite the place being almost empty and 2 waiters walking around doing very little, we sat and waited for 10 minutes before deciding to find our own menus. The menus were difficult to understand and had no vegetarian options. After waiting a further 10 minutes my boyfriend tried to speak... More 

Thank Natalie L
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed it here. Service was good...not too rushed which we like. The decor was funky. The food and drink was excellent. The menu is unusual to say the least.

Thank RebeccaLuce
London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

Miam Miam boasts a nice, fashionable atmosphere, perfect for a second visit Saturday night outing. Service is perhaps slightly on the slow side, with wine coming around 20 minutes after being ordered, and glasses following another 5 minutes later, but no matter, Saturday night is relaxing time. For starters we had the roast beef-stuffed rocket leaves, which was actually rather... More 

Thank Christian B
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016

Miam miam is a little out of the way an off the tourist trail, but worth the effort. It is in Botafogo, and on a street which isnt full of restaurants but a taxi driver with the address shouldn't have much trouble finding it. The restaurant itself is a little bit self-conscious in that its striving to be hip a... More 

Thank Terry R
New York City, New York
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016

This was my second time there and it has not changed much. I like their ambiance and the friendly service. It is a very good place for a romantic dinner. The portions are not huge, which I like and they combine interesting flavors. I was happy to see that they still had the crunchy shrimp with the cilantro sorbet and... More 

Thank claudia r
Barcelona, Spain
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

They have fixed menus for lunch where you can choose, for example, one main dish + a salad buffet or other similar combinations, at a reasonable price. Nice service. The place is really nice with a vintage touch.

Thank Paolo A
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46 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

Very dark place, mismatched decor. Long wait for a table. Capable staff, attentive and knowledgeable. Just a few choices of appetizers and main courses. Food is good, although portions are small. Prices are not. It is worth a one time visit, not a return.

Thank Franco C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, South American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua General Goes Monteiro 34 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-080, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
  • Neighborhood: Botafogo
  • Phone Number: (21) 2244-0125

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Staying in Botafogo

Neighborhood Profile
In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact, some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros, an art museum that showcases amazing artists from Latin America, is a must see located in a historical building in Botafogo.
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