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Carretao Churrascaria

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Copacabana
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue
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Rua Siqueira Campos, 23, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
55 21 2236-3435
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74 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there with the whole family for lunch (late afternoon). Place was not busy. Meat was good, and after some slow start we could really get all what we asked. great service. We appreciated also the variety of the sides, and the dessert.

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Thank Samuele T
Oxford, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For an all you can eat restaurant, the food was very good, especially the various meat cuts they brought to the table. The selection of entrees as well as desserts is amazing. The food is very good value for money but hold off on the drinks as they are expensive and will add a significant amount to the bill. In... More 

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Thank Brian M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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317 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had late lunch here with our tour group. A small restaurant with great food. Our table had eight people and at times the meat selection was gone by the time it made it to the last one of us. The waiters didn't speak English.

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Thank 4historyandculture
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The waiters were endless, always ensuring that they came to our table with their different cuts of meat. Selection from the buffet was scrumptious, such great variety of food and the service was impeccable. Costs about $30-40 AUD but it was definitely worth it. Would definitely revisit before we leave Brazil

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Thank Shirley A
NYC
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195 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Stopped in for an early dinner around 5 pm on our last night in Rio.. It was recommended by our hosts. We had the buffet and the various meat options were delivered to our table. The staff seemed to be on break and were sitting at tables in the back getting far better service than us. It was nothing like... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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47 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Was O.K. but we had better Churrascaria in Campinas. The meat was not as tender as it could be and we did pay top dollar for it. The cheese stuffed meat was everyone's favourite

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Thank Pearl_Yellow_Star
Milan, Italy
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

I really loved this place: the service, the meat, the atmosphere and the price! I was here with my girlfriend in April 2016. Amazing experience: high quality meat, good wine (I'm Italian) and correct quality/price (like 60€ churrasco and wine for two people). If you are in Rio de Janeiro I suggest you this amazing place!

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Thank Matteo S
Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The food was amazing. I can eat a lot, but tapped out; due to sooo much food. I wen when it wasn't busy during the the top of the dinner hour. this was a good decision because, all the meat came to me first. i went to two other similar places here in Rio and this was the best place.... More 

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Petakh Tikva
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Where in Rio for couple of days with friends. We hoped to have a good! Dinner for our last evening at Rio. However, we had our worst dinner in Brazil. The prices are too high, The food was bad, And the worst thing was the staff. Never going there again.

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Thank Kiril S
Lafayette, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

A traditional Brazilian restaurant that we stopped at during our tour. A place we may not have come up with on our own, but good nonetheless. The restaurant had a great selection of food and I was a bit skeptical of the buffet, but selected a few things and was pleasantly surprised. The beef/chicken that was carved at the tables... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Siqueira Campos, 23, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: 55 21 2236-3435

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Staying in Copacabana

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Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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