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Laguna Restaurante

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Barra da Tijuca
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
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Ilha da Gigoia, 34, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
+55 21 2495-1229
Sun 13:00 - 20:00
Thu - Fri 18:00 - 00:00
Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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194 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The little islet - Isla da Gigoia is accessed by small punts which leave from a jetty so that no more than 5 minutes later,you are there - a local couple going to Laguna recommended it to us,so what to lose? We sat near them and whilst we shared no common language,we so,show communicated. Our meal began with 2 excellent... More 

Thank rockin ron
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I love this place, from how we go, that is by boat in a amazing view, the atmosphere of the restaurant is like a friends house, very relaxed but chic at the same time. The food is very tasty, I've had different dishes and they were all delicious, I super recommend!!

Thank Helke2015
Sao Caetano do Sul, SP
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The place is amazing and the food is super good. It's really hidden in the middle of Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro. It's really worth to pay a visit. Prices could be better, but the food is delicious, it's worth to pay. I definitely recommend.

Thank Luiz T
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This is a place tourists usually do not visit. To get there you need to take small boats, which can be rented to visit the islands. Very nice place.

Thank Pellicano_Rodolfo
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Nice experience, great view, green area, boat ride to reach the restaurant, delicious grilled food. Overpriced.

Thank Jo P
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My partner who is from Rio suggested we come to this restaurant as it is only really well known by locals, and happens to be really great. It did not dissapoint! You have to take a small boat to get there, and at night you can see all the lights of Rio. It is really beautiful. We had shrimp pastel... More 

Thank JuanSyL
Beveren, Belgium
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We found this restaurant on Tripadvisor and went there with big expectations. And we got what we were looking for. This place is so romantic and relaxing hidden on a small island in the lagoon. Only reachable by a small shuttle boat behind Unimed Rio. The food was delicious! We ordered 1 mixed sea food dish with coconut cream and... More 

Thank Sanne A
Boston, New York
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

What you have in Laguna it is not just a meal, it is a small adventure. The food is creative, well presented and delicious. It is not expensive for Rio. Desert called brownie was a canned chocolate cake?, we just left it. But the rest was so spectacular, that we forgave it. It was a high point of visit to... More 

Thank natasha r
New Bern,NC
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Laguna Restaurant is a hidden gem in Barra. recommended by a friend based on reviews seen on Trip Advisor. There were 2 of us for dinner on a Saturday evening. Surprisingly, the restaurant was very quiet (perhaps because of rain?). The short boat ride from Barra Point shopping was pleasant and made a few stops before dropping us at Laguna.... More 

Thank SteveOEWN
Puerto Rico
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

An island not even known by the locals. A great view, right in the heart of Barra da Tijuca. Open from Thursday to Sunday (Thursday and Friday for dinner only) it serves great food in a bucolic setting that pleases all. Children can play in the garden while adults enjoy the food and drinks. Make sure you make reservations. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 38
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 20:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ilha da Gigoia, 34, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Barra da Tijuca
  • Neighbourhood: Barra da Tijuca
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2495-1229

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?