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La Cigale

Rua Aristides Espinola 88 | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22440-050, Brazil
2279 4473
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
17 Mar 2014
“Little-known restaurant in Leblon”
31 May 2013
Closed Now
Rua Aristides Espinola 88 | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22440-050, Brazil
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Reviewed 18 March 2014

The trendy restaurants in the Dias Ferreira streets have long waiting lines on Friday nights and do not like to make reservations. But one block away, La Cigale had free tables when we arrived. One of the benefits of being relatively unknown. The food was...More

Thank R_TheReader
Reviewed 31 May 2013

I had the best "bife a milanesa" of my life there. It's not for those with a tight wallet, but it was everything on my plate was very good. For lunch they have a buffet lay-out, and you pay by weight.

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 21 May 2012

It is an expensive place with very average food. There are other options nearby it like VIA 7 or GULA-GULA restaurants.

Thank Rodrigo B
Reviewed 12 January 2012

This place does not offer good food at all and represents what Rio was all about in terms of food about 20 years ago, complete lack of quality and good service.

Thank Roberto M
Reviewed 22 November 2011

We had the 3 course price fixed menu for 48 real. It consisted of a fresh salad with Parmesan crisps and a very tasty dressing, second course of filet mignon in a Demi glade and gorgonzola reduction. The filet was paired with a gratin of...More

Thank rexgarth
Reviewed 4 April 2011

Cool Rio French bistro w/local fresh tropical ingredients. Try the jabuticaba and coalho cheese salad appetizer.

Thank Laranjeiras00
Reviewed 28 March 2009

this is a great bistro style restaurant in the Leblon neighborhood. Definitely a fun atmosphere and GREAT CUISINE!!!!

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In addition to being one of the most upscale
neighbourhoods in the city, Leblon is charming,
elegant and simple. This posh area has some of the
most famous and expensive restaurants in Brazil, along
with some of the city’s best nightlife (including some
places open all night). One of the best places to
visit is the beach, located under the impressive
“Morro Dois Irmãos” (Two Brothers Hill). It’s a
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 PM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Aristides Espinola 88 | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22440-050, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Leblon
  • Neighbourhood: Leblon
  • Phone Number: 2279 4473
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