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“One of our favorites”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of La Mole

La Mole
Ranked #454 of 13,608 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Brazilian
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Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Neighborhood: Leblon
Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada
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“One of our favorites”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

We've been fortunate to be able to visit Rio a couple of times a year since 2008 and La Mole on Rua Dias Ferreira in Leblon has become one of our "go to" restaurants. In existence for more than 50 years, this place has upgraded its decor in the last couple of years but still offers a great value family style Italian themed dining experience. Truthfully it is not so much the food (which is decent but not gourmet) as it is the service that makes this place stand out. And when a couple can dine out for under $50 or less than R$100 including cocktails, three courses, a bottle of wine and tip, it is worthwhile. Be forewarned, the portions are substantial so sharing an main course is not out of line. Also be prepared for the pace in Rio generally and especially in Leblon - it is relaxed and the dinner hour really starts closer to 10 p.m. than to 6 p.m. Open for lunch and dinner I recommend sitting outside with spouse and/or friends, enjoying the couvert and a drink or two and watch the world go by on the sidewalk. Enjoy!

  • Visited November 2012
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