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Ipanema Restaurant

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Sopa De Feijao
Cream of black beans w/ chopped onions
Caldo Verde
Green broth w/ sausage & collard greens
Salada Ipanema
Tossed salad w/ shrimp in garlic & sausage
Salada De Polvo
Octopus in vinaigrette sauce
Salada De Palmito
Hearts of palm, lettuce & tomatoes
Abacate Recheado
Avocado stuffed w/ potato salad & seafood
Salada Do Chefe
Chef’s salad w/ lettuce, tomatoes & onions
Salada De Tomate
Tomatoes & onion salad
Bolinho De Bacalhau
Codfish croquette
Coxinha De Galinha
Chicken croquette
Bolinho De Mandioca
Yucca croquette w/ ground beef
Rissolis De Camarao
Shrimp croquette
Pastel De Carne
Beef pattie
Casquinha De Siri
Crab meat‏ sauteed in garlic & wine sauce
Camarao Ipanema
Shrimp sauteed‏ in garlic & wine sauce
Ameijoas/Mexilhoes “Bolhao De Pato”
Clams or mussels sauteed in garlic sauce
Lingüiça Frita
Fried portuguese sausage
Crepes filled w/ seafood & au gratin
Frango Grelhado S/ Osso
Grilled boneless chicken, lightly seasoned, served w/ fried potatoes
Frango Grelhado C/ Queijo
Grilled boneless chicken w/ melted cheese, served w/ fried potatoes
Frango Bossa Nova
Fried chicken w/ garlic & parsley sauce, served w/ yellow rice
Frango Tropical
Chicken sauteed w/ tropical fruits, served w/ mashed potatoes
Frango C/ Cogumelos
Chicken breast sauteed in a wine & mushroom sauce, served w/ fried potatoes
Churrasco Gaucho
Aged grilled marinated shell steak, served w/ friend potatoes & vinaigrette sauce
Churrasco Oswaldo Aranha
Aged grilled shell steak w/ garlic, served w/ fried potatoes
Bife Acebolado
Aged grilled shell steak w/ onions, served w/ fried potato
Churrasco Misto
Combination of grilled beef, chicken, pork & Portuguese sausage, served w/ fried potatoes
Costeleta De Porco a Portuguesa
Grilled marinated pork chop in a special wine & garlic sauce, served w/ fried potatoes
Costeletas De Carneiro
Grilled marinated lamb chops, served w/ steamed vegetables
Feijoada Completa (Brazilian National Dish)
A rich black bean stew w/ an assortment of smoked meats
Vatapa (Bahia's Most Popular Dish)
Monkfish &‏ shrimp smothered in a shrimp puree, dende oil, nuts & spices
Picanha Fatiada
Aged grilled marinated top sirloin, served w/ fried potatos, vinaigrette sauce & yucca flour
Camarao No Côco
Shrimp sauteed in coconut milk & herbs, served in a fresh water coconut
A medley of lobster, shrimp, clams, scallops, & mussels served in bahia or green sauce
Peixe Nantua
Monkfish, shrimp, & mushrooms in a special bahian sauce & au gratin
Bife a Portuguesa
Aged grilled shell steak in a special wine & garlic sauce topped w/ a fried egg, served w/ potatoes
Carne De Porco a Alentejana
Chunks of pork loin & clams in herb sauce w/ potatoes
Salmao Grelhado
Broiled salmon w/ fine brazilian spices, served w/ steamed vegetables
Truta Grelhada
Broiled, boneless trout seasoned w/ brazilian herbs, served w/ steamed vegetables
Peixe Espada Grelhado
Broiled portuguese sea bass, served w/ steamed vegetables
Robalo Grelhado
Broiled fillet of tilapia seasoned w/ brazilian herbs, served w/ steamed vegetables
Tilapia Grelhada
Broiled fillet‏ of tilapia seasoned w/ brazilian herbs, served w/ steamed vegetables
Tamboril C/ Molho De Camarao
Monkfish sauteed‏ in our chef’s special shrimp sauce
Bacalhau Cozido Ou Grelhado
Broiled or grilled dry codfish
Paelha (Approx. 30 Min.)
Lobster, shrimp, clams, mussels, chicken & scallops cooked w/ saffron rice
Camarao a Baiana
Shrimp stewed‏ in tomatoes, onions, peppers, milk & dende oil
Camarao Paulista
Shrimp fried in their own shell w/ garlic & parsley sauce, served w/ fried potatoes
Camarao Grelhado
Shrimp broiled in their own shell, lightly seasoned, served w/ fried potatoes
Banana Frita
Sweet, fried bananas
Pure De Batata
Mashed potatoes
Steamed vegetables
Steamed collard‏ greens
Yucca flour
Batata Frita
Fried potatoes
Sponsored by: Ipanema Restaurant

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Amazing brazilian food
1. Amazing brazilian food
"As a Brazilian, I totally recommend this place for any occasion"
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2. Friendly staff
2. Friendly staff
"The people who work there are very nice and the food is amazing"
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3. Amazing localization
3. Amazing localization
"between 5th and 6th ave, Ipanema was a fantastic option"
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In the heart of Little Brazil street is the famous Ipanema Restaurant, considered to be the best Brazilian restaurant in all of New York City. Ipanema offers a relaxed and contemporary atmosphere complemented by the authentic cuisine our chef has perfected over the past 30 years. While the name Ipanema refers to the famous beach in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil our menu is firmly rooted in the culinary crossover between both Brazil and Portugal. Ipanema's menu combines the timeless history of Portuguese recipes with the zest and vibrancy of Brazilian cuisine, resulting in a one-of-a-kind dining experience. At Ipanema you can immerse yourself in a true Brazilian-Portuguese experience with famous dishes
$15 - $32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Brazilian, Latin, Portuguese
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Full Bar, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

Good Brazilian steakhouse Good location, great people, very nice caipiriñas!! Almost like Rio de Janeiro!

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 13, 2020 via mobile

After dragging my family around seeing Bryant park then Rockefeller’s center tree, we were ready to eat. I read reviews from trip advisor and they were right. Best Brazilian food in the city. For appetizers we had a variety of empanadas.They were very tasty with...More

Date of visit: December 2019
JuditeP_12, Owner at Ipanema Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2020

Dear James, Christmas in NYC is a wonderful place to get in the holiday mood. Bryant Park and Rockefeller are two of my favorite spots. We are glad you also found Ipanema in the midst of so many eateries. It is gratifying to hear you...More

Reviewed February 8, 2020 via mobile

The food was so flavorful and delicious. It came hot and well presented. Beans and rice were free and family style at every table. The steak melted in my mouth. The Brazilian old fashion was a new twist on an old favorite and worth the...More

Date of visit: January 2020
JuditeP_12, Owner at Ipanema Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2020

Dear MilwaukeeAnne, Thank you for your lovely comments and for the 5*rating! We aim to please and so glad to hear we reached our goal. We hope to see you again soon on a return visit to NYC.

Reviewed February 3, 2020 via mobile

This sliver of a restaurant on 46th, proximate to all major theaters, is a powerhouse for authentic Brazilian cooking. The management is so welcoming, and the infusion of genuine hospitality infuses the whole dinner experience with a joy that is often missing in the pre-theater...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 27, 2020

We thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant. The Caipirinhas were excellent as was everything we ate. A great choice.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 7, 2020

Comfortable and cozy for a party of two. Wine was great, as was the Abacate Recheado (avocado & lump crab) appetizer. My daughter had the Bacalhau A Bras (Cod), and I had chicken (Frango Grelhado). We enjoyed both but it was the kind, fast and...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 3, 2020

We dined here on New Year's Eve. The food was wonderful, as was the service. It is reasonably priced. Best flan I ever had! Plan to go back the next time we are in NY!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

Many favorites we enjoyed in Rio with good service. The Caipirinhas were perfect as was the octopus salad but the empanadas were overcooked. We shared a very good mixed grill although the beef was tough, which came with potato chips and black beans with rice....More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

Have visited this restaurant a few times throughout the past twenty years. This is my first since they relocated a few doors down. We were excited to return and it did not disappoint. First off, I suggest a reservation as they're always busy. Our server...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 27, 2019

I found the food to be OK. The variety of dishes was impressive, but the quality of food was just OK. I speak Portuguese and the Brazilian waiter would only respond in English when I spoke to him in Portuguese. A Brazilian restaurant with Brazilian...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Jack P
November 12, 2018|
Response from tall50 | Reviewed this property |
No reward programme to my knowledge.
October 30, 2017|
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Response from JuditeP_12 | Property representative |
Sim. Feijoada esta no menu e pode pedir todos os dias.
July 29, 2016|
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Response from Diana B | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing it but you can call the restaurant and find out.
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