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“excellent service”
Review of La Mole

La Mole
Ranked #651 of 13,701 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Price range: $6 - $19
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Botafogo
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Level Contributor
56 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“excellent service”
Reviewed June 8, 2013

We had a very good light meal, an interesting salad and good pizza. Reasonably priced but naively enough after the meal when liquers were offered accepted thinking they were complimentary but NO....different things in different countries, live and learn!

Visited May 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Level Contributor
71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Unfortunately I gave it up”
Reviewed March 12, 2013

I use to go to La Mole since they were a small place located at Dias Ferreira Street (Leblon), and had very good memories as the food was never the best but average, but what really made the difference (hence the long waiting lines ) was the service (we new the waiters by the name) and the couvert, which was outstanding.
Nowadays, they have grown too much and the food and the service are sub-par, they are cheap and absolute terms, but if you measure price against quality, it is very very expensive as quality is nonexistent.Hungry? Between La Mole and Mac Donald's , choose the late, you will be better served....... It breaks my hearth to make a review like this, but whomever is managing this company now, will certainly succeed in killing the business.....

  • Visited February 2013
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Level Contributor
31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Not worth goind”
Reviewed March 9, 2013

I have been many times in La Mole because I live in Rio and the food is
not good. Service either. The restaurant is cheaper than others. That's all.

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Katy, Texas
Level Contributor
400 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
“Average food, poor service, excessive price for quality”
Reviewed December 8, 2012

Some friends organized a meeting at this place. Arrived at the place and had to wait 30 minutes to get a table. The waiting is outside (by the street) and not even a drink is offered to those waiting.
After we got seated, it took forever to have a waiter at the table... When we managed to order, food did arrive quickly and provided no good impression at all.. Very simple and not what you would expect for the price charged. I had a Steak au Poivre and could have gotten the same with the same quality paying a half the price somewhere else.
Do not recommend.

Visited December 2012
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Sao Paulo, SP
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great buffet, honest price”
Reviewed December 4, 2012

We ate at La Mole from Rio Sul Shopping. For a fixed rate, you can eat all you can, dessert included.Very good idea of making salad by choosing the ingredients and they chop for you.

Visited November 2012
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