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“local food”
Review of Bar do Mineiro

Bar do Mineiro
Ranked #97 of 14,076 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: South American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Santa Teresa
Reviewed August 25, 2013

we had two dishes not knowing that one is for 2 persons so we ate like crazy. good service, fast and tasty, if you want to try the local food. it is however difficult to order since the menu doesn´t tell you much about the dish

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Reviewed August 6, 2013

Not a touristy restaurant. We ate there twice for dinner while staying in Santa Teresa (you should at least visit Santa Teresa when you're in Rio de Janeiro). It's a local place with local people, which is what we like when we travel. "Organized chaos" is a contradictory but fitting term to describe Mineiro when it's busy. As others have pointed out, the portions are big so sharing works well. It can be crowded, but people who are waiting generally stand out on the sidewalk (the place is open to the outside) having a drink and chatting. Tables are close together so it's a bit of a squeeze, but that's actually part of the fun. Good for trying out even a little Brazilian Portuguese and fun for people-watching (as long as you don't mind being watched too). Would certainly go back.

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1  Thank wotanleroy
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a charming, historic bar/restaurant in SantaTereza. The owner is usually present sitting in front; chatting with locals and visitors. The waiters are attentive and friendly. The feijoada is one of the best in Rio, pure and simple. The serving for 3 (approx 80 R) can easily feed 4 to 5 people.
It is served with kale, rice, chicharones (friend pork rinds), and slices of fresh oranges.

The bar is a great place to take a break, people watch and chat with the interesting owner. Check out some of the black and white photos on the wall of people who visited there.

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Thank Jon0008
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

We came here for what posters were billing as the "best feijoada" in town and thought it was pretty good. We happened to get lucky and snagged a table as soon as we arrived but noticed a large group of people waiting shortly after. The service is awesome here! Our waiter was attentive and offered to take pics for us even. We tried the feijoada for 2 people, some fried dumplings that had pumpkin and beef inside (forget what they were called), and a chicken sandwich. They also had some killer hot sauce (we ended up buying a small bottle to take home even). Everything was great. You should definitely check out this place!

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1  Thank jing0423
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

Feijoada (black bean pork stew) is a traditional dish in Brazil. Bar do Mineiro has the best feijoada in all of Rio! You can pay more, but you won't get better. The serving for 2 feeds 3 male Americans with ease, all for under $20 USD.

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Thank MiserDD
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