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Rio Minho

Rua do Ouvidor 10 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20010-150, Brazil
+55 21 2509-2338
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good46%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (4 reviews)
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Brazilian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Portuguese, European, Soups
Rua do Ouvidor 10 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20010-150, Brazil
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

One of the oldest restaurants in Rio, works only for lunch during weekdays but it is worth the visit. Not fancy but comfortable, service excels, has a Portuguese accent as most of the old things in Rio do. Most of dishes serve two people, stick...More

1  Thank Luiz M
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

I am definitely coming back to this place. We were a group of four and we shared mixed grilled seafood and were very pleased. It's a gem of a restaurant and a step back in time with its what I understand are the original Portuguese...More

1  Thank Camila120428
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Rio Minho is one of the oldest restaurants in Rio de Janeiro. It is also one of the best. I was there for the fourth time and will keep coming back. There is indoor (expensive) and outdoor (more reasonable) seating. I recommend the moqueca capixaba....More

1  Thank GREG C
Reviewed 28 March 2015

off in a corner of Centro, it has a welcoming azulejo wall in the dining room. sit upstairs and you can see all the plates being served below. attentive waiters who tell you that the plates are individual. don't be fooled, they are enormous -...More

Thank brasilboy
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We tried this because it was recommended in the tourist guide for good seafood, and interesting premises in the Portuguese style with lots of tiles. We had lunch and it was a bit of a struggle. It was the only place in Rio where my...More

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 3 November 2014

This is a very good restaurant for a business lunch as the interior is not too large and relatively quiet. The wood panels wall remind me of an older classic restaurant setting. The food is very good and some items are available in two person...More

Thank Freq_flyer60601
Reviewed 29 May 2014

The soup Leão Veloso is great and you can see that there is a concern about the quality of the dishes. One time I ordered a grilled octopus with rice and broccoli, when the waiter was delivering the dish, he realized that they did the...More

2  Thank LuisFelipeFleury
Reviewed 24 November 2013

This is the oldest restaurant in the Rio, having been founded in the nineteenth century. Among its illustrious regulars, one can quote the Baron of Rio Branco, considered the father of Brazilian diplomacy. This restaurant breeds history. From the colonial townhouse to the blue Portuguese...More

1  Thank André F
Reviewed 12 July 2013

Rio Minho is a classic and tradtional Fish restaurant located on the "city center", at Rua do Ouvidor, right at the "begining" close to wear probably the bay used to reach it. It has obvisoulsy an enormous tradition, dating back to the days Brazil was...More

3  Thank BrazilCarnivalcomBR
Reviewed 17 June 2012

This restaurant is a very traditional one in the city. It has more than 120 years old. The speciality is sea food and you can taste real brazilian food there, but the cost-benefit is not good. The restaurant is a little expensive for what it...More

Thank Marcos_Barbosa
Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born.
With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical
buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living
proof that the old and the new can live together
harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where
all major companies house their offices. However, the
region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like
the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Ouvidor 10 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20010-150, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2509-2338
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