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Babel Restaurante

Estrada Vale do Pavao, Visconde de Maua, State of Rio de Janeiro 27580-000, Brazil
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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Estrada Vale do Pavao, Visconde de Maua, State of Rio de Janeiro 27580-000, Brazil
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

The dusty, bumpy, track from the main road feels endless but actually isn't. It certainly didn't feel it on the way back! And the reward is great when reaching Babel. If you're hungry after the climb go for the tasting menu to enjoy the many...More

Thank gazinho
Reviewed September 6, 2017

It's a little far from the road because the access is not paved. If it's raining I advise not to go only if you have a 4 x 4 pick up truck. It's necessary to make a reservation. The restaurant is very cozy and personalized...More

Thank renatabraga25
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Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

We were curious to try a new restaurant and decided to explore the very primitive track to reach it. It is really a very long road until the top, but every bit worth the climbing. The simple setting, the nice garden, the beatifull view and...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Babel is located on the gravel road leading to Poço do Marimbondo, and offers a very beautiful view to the surrounding mountains and the nearby valley. We were surprised to find a quite sophisticated place in such a remote area. Lamb and duck are two...More

Thank D. A
Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Despite of the distance on the offroad way this restaurant surprised us with a high quality food and good service. The duck was perfect cooked and the past delicious.

Thank Rondinelli-BR
Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is one of the best I tried in Brazil, it combines nice and tasteful dishes in a very beautiful place surrounding by the mountains with its valleys, trees and flowers if you have lunch or a early dinner. I eat outside with this...More

1  Thank Reinaldo H
Reviewed September 22, 2015

Isolated place with beautiful view, not to easy too reach but worth the bad road. The food is fine and delicate. There are few tables and the Cheff can give full attention to his creations, all very special. The menu does not have many options,...More

Thank Galspinto
Reviewed June 21, 2015

We found this restaurant totally by chance, after a long and hardy hiking around the hills nearby! Our souls were completely fed by the astonishing views, but after walking for so long we needed to feed our bodies too! For our great surprise, like a...More

Thank Vania M
Reviewed April 22, 2015

Great food, magnificent views. Its a bit off the beaten track but well worth the effort getting there.

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed August 5, 2013

Well-thought, carefully prepared dishes - you can tell with your first bite they took the time to develop the taste and presentation. A take a classics, done well. Add to that the spectacular location and views - which you have to earn with the drive...More

2  Thank Bryan M
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Vale do Pavao, Visconde de Maua, State of Rio de Janeiro 27580-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Visconde de Maua
  • Phone Number: +5524999770152
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