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Arab

Avenida Atlantica 1936, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-001, Brazil
+55 21 2235-6698
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Lebanese, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Arabic, Vegetarian Friendly
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Avenida Atlantica 1936, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-001, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a disappointment, so close to the beach, must be q tourist trap as the food is waaaaay too salty to eat Left 90% of my food, no one asked anything Avoid

Thank John T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is good. As it is by the waterfront it is frequented by a lot of tourists and is overpriced, but that is worth it. Dinner is ok with nice mixes although not cheap. But the thing to go for is the lunch buffet,...More

Thank Maurizio Giuliano
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Only had lunch here, which is great for big or small eaters. Its a help yourself buffet, but you only pay for what you take...they weigh the plate....fabulous idea. The food choice was amazing, and the flavours...wow... I would recommend this place....and im a chef.!

Thank pocoloco68
ArabDelivery, Equipe Arab at Arab, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for choosing us and taking care to return us with your review. We hope to come back other times. always welcome here!

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The food was average/ good. I asked the waiter for a suggestion for one person and what he suggested was clearly for 2 people so I was a little disappointed and had to leave half of it. After dinner I got the ginger tea which...More

Thank Rishi H
ArabDelivery, Equipe Arab at Arab, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

We appreciate your visit and consideration in evaluating us. Att, Restaurante Arab

Reviewed 22 December 2017

Work group enjoyed sharing many dishes while enjoying an outdoor dining experience. I did find the seating at the outdoor tables to be uncomfortable: park benches against the tables.

Thank Dave G
ArabDelivery, Equipe Arab at Arab, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

We appreciate your visit and considerations in your evaluation. Att. Restaurante Arab

Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Great location just across from the beach, good for people watching. Food we had was very good, very generous helpings of very tasty ingredients. Staff friendly and helpful. You can sit in or outside. Pretty good value for money. Cannot rally fault.

Thank Nick S
ArabDelivery, Equipe Arab at Arab, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

We appreciate your visit and considerations in your evaluation. Come back always! Atenciosament, Restaurante Arab

Reviewed 8 November 2017

I was slightly apprehensive but was ll forgotten. Great vegetarian options and the service was very welcoming and kind. Try the larger sharing dishes so all can try. No need to book in advance as there is more than enough space and also sit outside...More

Thank taz1985
ArabDelivery, Equipe Arab at Arab, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

We appreciate your visit and consideration in your kind assessment. Come back always! Att, Restaurante Arab

Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Based on the reviews we were expecting more than we experienced when we dined here. Not being overly hungry and looking for a change from BBQs and steak after nearly 2 weeks in South America we thought this would be a nice change. The chicken...More

2  Thank JAKMB
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The food is good. The fresh juices are excellent. I was expecting more but it was above average and prices are ok too. The buffet is priced per kilo, I still have to try it.

Thank Breshna Orya
ArabDelivery, Analista de Mídias Sociais at Arab, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for your visit and evaluation. The Arab buffet awaits you, come back to try it!

Reviewed 10 July 2017

We ate here several times during our stay on Copacabana. The food and service were very good. Middle Eastern food. We had kebabs, kibbeh, hummus and fattouche along with various desserts

Thank PPANZKY
ArabDelivery, Analista de Mídias Sociais at Arab, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for choosing the Arab during your visit to city and for the evaluation. When you come back, make us a visit.

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chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
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Response from Cezartb | Reviewed this property |
There is a vegetarian option that combines all vegetarian dishes...however dishes may contain cheese and gluten.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Atlantica 1936, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-001, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2235-6698
  • E-mail
Description
Located on Copacabana beach and with a kiosk on the edge of the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, the Arab tradition carries in its essence tradition and creativity, characteristics of the house since its inauguration in 1996. With great passion and work, the result would not be otherwise: we became A reference of the Arab gastronomy in Rio de Janeiro! We offer traditional Mediterranean dishes and signature creations, developed by chef Vivian Arab. An explosion of colors and flavors! We work for breakfast, lunch time with buffet and dinner a la carte menu. Open all day. More than a restaurant, the Arab is a place of celebration of life and Arab culture. Every Tuesday and Thursday, from 9pm, we have belly dance performances in the Copacabana unit. Welcome to the Arab!
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