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Blue Agave

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Pub, Spanish
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Rua Vinicius de Moraes 68 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-010, Brazil
12:00 - 01:00
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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is a fun open air bar/restaurant. They have many TV screens showing sports from all over the world. We were able to watch the Washington Huskies championship football game while sitting in Rio de Janeiro at Christmas time. The service is good and the menu is innovative.

1 Thank apepper2
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Been coming here for nearly three years now so i thought i should give it a review. This is a great little bar, and a mean little, you can just about swing a cat in there but there is some additional seating in the street. They keep the place clean and the drinks, although expensive, are good. There is always... More 

1 Thank Lars H
Solana Beach, California
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Can't figure out how to start a review for a place that has not been reviewed. There is a Blue Agave in both Copacabana and Ipanema. Went to the Copacabana for the Super Bowl game. Full, but not crowded. Good food, reasonable prices, and great English speaking staff. Will be back for the good Mexican food.

1 Thank MelanieDO56
Kandahar, Kandahar, Afghanistan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Asked them to put the football on. They asked what match and disappeared for 15 minutes without changing the channel. The bar across the street is more accommodating and put the match on straight away.

Thank Hadleigh M
Orlando, Florida
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111 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

It's a small, yet comfortable place. American football, anyone? It's all over. And, as a connoisseur of Mexican food, this restaurant actually impressed me, compared to most Brazilian attempts.

1 Thank Rudy M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I loved that this place was a little different then all the other restaurants in Ipanema. No frills. Staff very nice. Only let down was the high price for the small quantity of food. Had to order 2 entrees to feel a little full since the tacos are so thin and they only give about 10 chips on the side... More 

1 Thank Brittany D
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79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great food - pretty authentic, good prices and fantastic caipirinhas! A lot of the food I ate in Rio was average - this was a welcome treat.

1 Thank Jess B
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Some friends and I were in Rio for the Olympics. We found this place and loved it! The agave nachos were a welcome change from the food we had been eating every day. They have another location in Copacabana too, both are great. The staff was so friendly and accommodating! A big thanks you to Felipe at the Copa location... More 

1 Thank Ali R
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This very small bar has an amazing selection of drinks and a good menu if you're craving Mexican. Great place to watch football / soccer just one block or so from the beach.

1 Thank ekleinveld
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The decor and atmosphere are lovely. The beer menu is very good and all mexican! The food was pretty standard. Norwich has been crying out for a half decent mexican for a while and that's what this is. It doesn't rock the boat but it's yummy. Portion sizes aren't huge and the prices are a bit high on that basis.... More 

1 Thank Becky L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Bar, Pub, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Vinicius de Moraes 68 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-010, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
  • Neighbourhood: Ipanema
  • Phone Number: 2135929271

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Ipanema

Neighbourhood Profile
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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