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“Good food, pity about the leak in the roof”
Review of Ernesto

Ernesto
Ranked #410 of 13,776 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: German
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Melbourne, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
174 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Good food, pity about the leak in the roof”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

We popped in here for lunch today after wandering around Santa Teresa, and the food was great, reasonably priced, it seemed very popular with local business folk and as tourists we stood out a bit, mainly because we were drenched.
Two complaints. 1- the roof dripped on me constantly, I pointed this out to the waiter, and he just smiled at us. 2- I spilt my coffee, being quite clumsy, the waiter noticed but did not come and offer to clean it up. So we were left for about 20 minutes with soggy coffee filled napkins piled up on the table. It was a full cup of coffee.

  • Visited September 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Brick, New Jersey
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Ernesto has some charm & is an oasis in hot Rio but not much else...”
Reviewed May 3, 2013

I visit Bar do Ernesto on every trip to Rio; has a varied menu, typical semi-tourist, lunch is for business folks, with laptops: the norm in Rio. Menu has a German heritage flavor but Ernesto's history is more German than the offerings. Dinner is more for the club crowd before going to party in nearby LAPA. across from a park and LAPA arches. Service is slow/relaxed with minimal English. Good selection of beers...

  • Visited November 2012
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Santiago, Chile
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Friendly, good food and good atmosphere.”
Reviewed August 28, 2012 via mobile

Very friendly and the owner spoke English. The steak was good value and delicious, the Portugese pizza yummy. Love the position of this restaurant in the lively Bohemian part of Rio.

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“tradicional, everyday food.”
Reviewed September 20, 2008

tradicional, everyday food.

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