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Cafe do Alto

Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno N0 143 | Largo do Guimarães, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-290, Brazil
+55 21 2507 3172
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“tapioca” (4 reviews)
“moqueca” (4 reviews)
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Brazilian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno N0 143 | Largo do Guimarães, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-290, Brazil
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We really liked this place, there was lots of choice for veggies, good sized portions and lots of interesting North Brazillian Folk art around the place. The menu includes Engish translations. We had an event meal but it's open in the day and just next...More

Thank kathyhans
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was in Rio for a conference and taken here by my hosts on my last night. Incredibly grateful to them for doing so. Located up the hill in Santa Theresa, the location is picturesque, in a little piazza. It was like being in an...More

Thank Longtimexpat1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Portions could be bigger but still great success! (I had the red risotto which really tasty. I also recommend the fruit cocktails)

Thank Mambembe R
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Food was amazing. Get to taste a range of Brazilian cousins. In the heart of Santa Teresa. Excellent service

Thank balamuruhan
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Great food and friendly, helpful service in case you’re not familiar with north-eastern cuisine. We had a tasty moqueca de peixe and a black-eyed bean salad. Healthy & packed with flavour. They have a small selection of wines as well as a great range of...More

Thank oztravelboy
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

The tapioca are delicious, I especially enjoyed the jerky tapioca. it is also in a very artisan beautiful neighborhood. across the street from the traditional tram station.

Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 4 June 2018

There are no words to descrbie this place. Full of different kind of beers and a menu with lot of options for dinner, lunch and the best breakfast you will have from northeast Brazil. It is really amazing and very tasteful food for a reasonable...More

Thank ppl1986
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, I came here with my boyfriend, the atmosphere was welcoming with really friendly staff and good food. It's a good location with lots of footfall so be prepared to wait for a table. I had the Ximxim de Galhina which was delicious, though...More

Thank 219Terry
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We had a typical Brazilian Crepe and were scared when my partner bit on a paperclip. Not only they didn’t apologise or offered any form of compensation, they even requested a service charge! Highly not recommend!

Thank Matthias B
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing breakfast here, eggs were eggcellent and good coffee. Staff were really friendly and was great that they spoke good english. Located in a nice little town with awesome graffiti everywhere. Highly recommend.

Thank Tom C
Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local
artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this
neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors
can now stroll through this area to view magnificent
mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th
century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a
former mansion turned museum which houses works by
prominent Brazilian modern artists.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno N0 143 | Largo do Guimarães, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-290, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Santa Teresa
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2507 3172
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