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Amir

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Copacabana
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Rua Ronald de Carvalho, 55 | Loja C, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-020, Brazil
+55 21 2275-5596
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12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If this is the 'best rated' Arabic restaurant in Rio De Janiero then there must not be much here. Staff is friendly, but incompetent. Expect to wave or shout like a wild monkey to get there attention. Shawarma is decent at best. This place clearly survives off of their prime location.

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Thank Alex B
Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife asked someone for a recommendation for a good Lebanese /Middle Eastern Restaurant around Copa/ Ipanema area. This place did not disappoint (except for price), but then again all the good seems expensive in Rio. My wife had the Chicken Wrap it was as good as Zankou Chicken in LA, shawarma was a little dry and hummus was very... More 

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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the menu very tasty and the service very personal , amazing, I recommend everyone when in rio visit.

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Thank Rita B
Manama, Bahrain
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73 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant for dinner and ordered a lamb shawarma platter which comes with humus and Moroccan rice. The portion was big, especially the rice. The food was very tasty and the service was good although no waiter was speaking good English. However, the prices were inflated; I paid for a platter almost the same price that I would... More 

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Thank Bluemoon2233
London
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87 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Huge portions of authentic Lebanese food served with a friendly smile. Good location just a minute from Copacabana beach.

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Thank Don M
Zichron Yaakov, Israel
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

If u want a real authentic arabic restuarant - i m not sure this is your place... The kube is ok. Tabule is so so...

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Thank Moran L
Indianapolis, Indiana
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61 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Pretty good middle eastern food with big portions, specially if your palate is tired of Brazilian food this is a welcomed change. Not the best food I have ever had but definitely good.

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Neston
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Went to Amir's with friends. We all had excellent meals at a reasonable price. My wife and I are vegetarians, the veggie meals were enormous. They put what was left in plastic containers, we had a lovely lunch next day from it. Our meat eating friends also had large and tasty meals. Definitely worth a visit if in Rio.

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Thank Tim K
Santiago, Chile
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157 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

A place to try middle eastern food if you have never tasted the real thing. If you have, spend your money elsewhere. Moderately priced and service was ok.

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Thank Jonathan L
Woking, United Kingdom
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Dined here for lunch and dinners. The shawarma wraps were huge and tasty with deliciously seasoned meat and veggies. Shared with hubby as too large for me. Dinner options for us was lamb koftas and lamb shawarma with rice . Very busy buzzy restaurant. Unpretentious and welcoming with good service and lovely food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 22
Cuisine
Lebanese, Arabic, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Ronald de Carvalho, 55 | Loja C, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-020, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2275-5596
Description
We are the BEST ARABIC restaurant in Rio de Janeiro! Come visit us!

We DON´T have HALAL FOOD!

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Staying in Copacabana

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Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs, chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and more live side-by-side. There are options for all price points and tastes. However, the most powerful draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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