Nice selection of appetizers and entrees. The kibes are excellent, the rice with lentils and fried onions are great. Portion for two, serves three or four. Prices are reasonable.
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From the start, with excelente temperature draft beers, going through all Arabic specialties, Stambul is an excelente cost/benefit restaurant right in the frontier between Ipanema and Copacabana districts. Only 2 blocks from Ipanema Beach.
We ordered the arabe mista that comes with kafta (ground beef) and steak tips for 2 people. Everything was full of flavor. It comes with rice mixed with lentils and tabbouleh (R$60ish). We ordered the roasted kibe for R$8 and it was DELICIOUS! There are...More
We ordered Lebanese style kafta and hommous but we were greatly disappointed with what we got. Nice ambience and friendly staff but if you really want properly cooked middle eastern food, this is not the place.
We decided to eat something different. So saw this on list of arabic food on restaurant list's. Amazing food, fast and service. My fav the Kafta de Carneiro delicious served with lentil rice fried onions crispy and salad with minced lamb meat. We call this...More
The lamb dishes were recommended by the waiter as the house special which turned out to be rather mediocre. The other dishes left a lot to be desired! However, the ambience is great!
Waiter was excellent, ordered 300R worth of food, IT WAS SHOCKING and an insult to Lebanese food, how do they get away with it? The lamb seemed boiled and tough on a bone, the hommous was inedible, the chicken mechoui was ok but seriously lacking...More