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Balada Mix Ipanema

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$$ - $$$
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Rua Anibal de Mendonca 31 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-050, Brazil
+55 21 2147-0111
09:00 - 00:00
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I really like this restaurante chain. They have the same good quality in all of the locations I have visited. I love going there to have brunch on Sundays, it's buffet style and with good variety of food, even green juice for the juicers! If you're not a fan of buffets, you can also order from the menu. It's a... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here at Balada Mix twice our last trip to Rio de Janeiro. Honestly I can't wait to go back and have their steak dinner. Can still remember the wonderful taste. The service is great the atmosphere delightful indoor and outdoor seating available. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Curitiba, PR
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4 reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I was there in the olympic games. Even with the restaurant full of clients, the staff gave me the best attention. I drunk the best juice and ate the best salad!! Cant wait to come back!

Thank tipaoliveira
Sao Paulo, SP
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

It's a very known place, I think it is overrated. The watermelon juice was very watery. The main course my husband and I ordered was ok - Ipanema and Copacabana burger. Nothing special about the place and the menu.

Thank MABS89
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We had the set lunch here - fish for me and steak for my husband with a choice of sides and salads. Lunch was served promptly and was well cooked. It was all very tasty. Staff helpful and informal setting made for a relaxed lunch.

Thank tinkers234
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Wonderful decoration and personnel. Nice meals and fast service. Space is plenty and not crowded. A good place for a nice light dinner with friends.

Thank Lucia Helena A
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Well recommended by our hostel so me and my friend decided to give it a try. Besides, it's just few steps away from where we're staying! It turned out to be our go to place! Went their 2 times in a week. The place was quiet, cosy yet classy. Ambiance was great. We sat, chit chat and at the same... More 

Thank Rhackxzs
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

No problem to leave the beach and get a seat at Balada Mix on your bikinis and flip flops. Many choices of burgers, quinoa, chia, tuna salads, Brazilian food, omelette, pancakes and nice mixes of natural juices. Prices of plates range from 30-50 reais. Ok price for Leblon/Ipanema. Only a block from the Ipanema beach :)

Thank DepartureGate100
Santiago, Chile
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

It's less than it appears from outside. The service is just average like the food as well. Not so sure if I'd recommend it... The music is very good.

Thank Cristian M
Tenterden, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast and was very impressed. The outside tables are small and there is a bistro style feel with paper place mats etc. We had the set breakfast for two which was 45$R so about £15. This consisted of two halved and toasted French baguettes, cheese, ham, scrambled eggs, fresh pressed orange juice and coffee . In fact... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Brazilian, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Anibal de Mendonca 31 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-050, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
  • Neighbourhood: Ipanema
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2147-0111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Ipanema

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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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