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La Mole

$$ - $$$Italian,
Praia de Botafogo 228 | loja 102 - Patio Ed. Argentina, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22250-145, Brazil
+55 21 3460-0800
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average25%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
25 Dec 2017
“Xmas day”
27 Mar 2017
“every time im in Brazil i come here”
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Italian, Brazilian
$$ - $$$
Praia de Botafogo 228 | loja 102 - Patio Ed. Argentina, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22250-145, Brazil
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Went on Xmas day to have a quick dinner. Meal was very bland, very difficult to finish. Would not recommend.

Thank DBShn
Reviewed 28 March 2017

this is my favorite restaurant of all times, since i was a little child my dad used to bring me here for special occasions, now every time i visit town i need to have a meal here. i love theyr medalhon a la piamontese and...More

Thank 502ericaf
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The selection for lunch buffet was excellent allot of great choices, especially with our kids being picky they ate with their heart delights and had a really enjoyable lunch.

Thank Shaun A
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The food was ok. The service was good, the staff was very friendly. The menu is fairly big so there there is lots for a group to choose from. We visited on May 15, 2016.

Thank trinijamqueen
Reviewed 25 September 2014

This restaurant is close of some commercial center and if you are visiting your customer there, could be a option to have lunch and save some time. The food is ok.

Thank Rodrigo G
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Used to go to La Mole when we holidayed in Rio. Went back 20 years later, and the lasanha still melts in your mouth, the steaks are good too. A little nostalgic but great service and good food.

Thank Mineira86
Reviewed 30 May 2014

This was our first time at La Mole. We had little time and told the waiter. No problem! The food arrived quickly. The pasta with shrimp was pretty tasty, although the pasta was a little overcooked and the sauce a bit heavy. The chicken was...More

1  Thank Gypsgris
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Plenty of space for dinner. The "couvert" is well served , and the service is good . Not too much option regarding the wine list. Food is very average and needs serious improvement. Personally , I won't return, '

Thank Bzh56
Reviewed 12 August 2013 via mobile

La Mole was a protagonist for all those upper middle class families in Rio in the 1980's. instead of eating at home, we were blessed to enjoy stroganoff and rice al Piamontese. These were top on the hit parade at LaMole. Besides, the couvert was...More

1  Thank localsurf
Reviewed 9 June 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!

Thank dianamacg
In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the
hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern
restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to
listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars
and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone
interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact,
some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros,
an art museum that showcases amazing artists from
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Italian, Brazilian
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praia de Botafogo 228 | loja 102 - Patio Ed. Argentina, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22250-145, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
  • Neighbourhood: Botafogo
  • Phone Number: +55 21 3460-0800
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