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Via Sete

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Brazilian, Grill, Contemporary, South American
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Rua Garcia D'Avila, 125 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-000, Brazil
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Tue 12:00 - 00:00
Wed 12:00 - 02:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 04:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful lunch for six, chicken burger, hamburger, dumplings, tuna tartar and some cocktails. The food, the music (Maria Gadu) and the service made it a memorable visit.

Thank anitahoogendoorn
West Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Exceptional service and good food at a very good value where many restaurants are overpriced for just fair food. Great presentation. Ask for one level below for meat rareness.

Thank Lawrence323
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We enjoyed a very tasty meal here on one of our 4 nights in Rio at the end of a 3 and a half week trip to Peru and Brazil. We were looking for something different and the varied selection on the menu appealed, especially the choice of burgers as it made a change from the type of food we'd... More 

Thank Karen H
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had a decent lunch for two with octopus, tuna, chicken and chocolate cake. The octopus appetizer was perfectly cooked and well seasoned. Tuna and chicken mains were good but not stellar. Chicken breast was a bit tough and overcooked. The baked potato was very creamy, a fabulous alternative to french fries. The salads were good (amazing by Brazil standards).... More 

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Limerick, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Great steak and burger menu with lots of salads and fish dishes to offer something for everyone We had wagu burgers, beer and a glass of Chandon great lunch in a very busy spot. The aioli was fabulous no need for ketchup. The service was impeccable and the waiting staff were attentive, friendly and professional. I filled out the comment... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Really nice selection of different foods. Chicken with rice and beans served nicely presented on a board. Excellent friendly staff. Would highly recommend in Ipanema.

Thank joerushton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Food selection, ambiance and services was very good. The only down side was the meat was a tad overdone. Highly recommended.

Thank Matt C
Santiago, Chile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Had the Kobe hamburger and fries which was delicious. The meal portion was just right, not too excessive like most places in Brazil. My girlfriend had the chicken breast with two sides that she also enjoyed. The location was pleasant and only a few blocks from the beach. Service was also very good. Overall, a pleasant experience here.

Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Oddly laid out restaurant, on two step levels for no obvious reason, separated by a glass panel. Kitchen semi open plan. Used dishes disappear to the other side, through a glass door, and downstairs. Charming waiter attended well. Great starter of the day of octopus accompanied by salsa. The burger was superb, smoke grilled. (They also have the extravagance of... More 

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Winterborne Stickland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Food is great (especially good if you are fed up of greasy food!) and atmosphere really fun and chilled!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Brazilian, Grill, Contemporary, South American
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
12:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Garcia D'Avila, 125 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
  • Neighbourhood: Ipanema
  • Phone Number: 552125128100
A place for hipsters, who gives value to the senses. The ViaSete was designed 11 years ago to be a counterpoint to the city noise, cement and asphalt. Innovative in essence, simple and sophisticated cuisine, is essentially Rio brand. We serve organic leafy vegetables, will grill meat, fish and poultry, avoiding fried foods and fats. However we are not radicals and believe that happiness is also freedom of choice. We use the best quality ingredients and our chefs are careful professionals who are proud to add love and a homemade touch to dishes they serve. The ViaSete is attentive to people's health and preserve the planet for future generations. We are partners of WWF-Brazil, the world's largest conservation NGOs and for over 10 years recycle cans, glass, paper, cooking oil and plastics.

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Staying in Ipanema

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Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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