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Bar Brasil

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Avenida Mem de Sa 90 | Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-152, Brazil
(21) 2509 5943
11:30 - 00:00
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Porto, Portugal
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98 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A very traditional restaurant, not a fancy one but perfect for having a good meal with delightful food

Thank msmtrad
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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172 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went to Rua Lavradio to look for antiques on Saturday and returned today to make a purchase. The shop is named 161 (the address?) and we found what we were searching for and took it with us. On our way out of the door we saw the Bar Brasil across the street and I had not... More 

Thank 7727
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140 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2014

The menu had a good selection of german style food. Generous portions of everything. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere.

Thank Waterfordfour
Knoxville, Tennessee
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014

We love German food, and, while in Lapa, Rio, we decided to try Bar Brasil, which is supposed to be the same style. Wrong! The potato salad doesn't even come close to the one served at Bar Luiz! The carré à milanesa was edible bcs at least it had salt. The cow tongue à milanesa had no taste whatsoever. If... More 

Thank Carioca001
Phoenix, Arizona
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 632 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2012

I returned night after night for dessert. Their apple strudel got me hooked. Then I had dinner the Keiser (pork chop) and it rivaled the best steak I'd eaten. Huge piece of meat beautifully cooked with plenty of tasty potato salad and sauerkraut. Who'd da thought you'd find food like this in Rio. Highly recommended

Thank Suzanne B
Rio de Janeiro
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85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2012

Bar Brasil may not have The Best german food in Rio, but it certainly has the BEST KASSLER and EISSBEIN, along with the top DRAFT BEER. Yes, it IS an old joint in Lapa - Rio's traditional bohemian district - but they have the best draft beer of all, the best smoked kassler, the best eissbein ever. I suggest potato... More 

Thank rpdiehl

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Mem de Sa 90 | Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20230-152, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: (21) 2509 5943

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?