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Rua Ministro Viveiros de Castro, 127, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-010, Brazil
19:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 19:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 19:00 - 01:00
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been there a couple times already during the last 9 years and it keeps all its good s and unfortunately all the bads also: very good food withe traditional dishes that you wont find anywhere, very expensive prices and very poor table service.

Thank Luciano N
Toledo, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The quality is the same as a normal Japanese restaurant or a bit lower, but the price is too high. You can expend the same amount of money in very good Japanese restaurant in the same city.

1 Thank María H
New York City, New York
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I'm spurred to write this review after having stumbled upon the TA reviews of Azumi, one of my tried-and-true favorites in my hometown of Rio. Let me start by adding two pieces of (relevant, IMHO) color for the proceeding review: (1) I haven't been to Azumi in two years (since my last visit to Rio - but this was not... More 

1 Thank Daniel C
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243 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Food is good, service is decent, however it is extremely expensive for what it offers. You can find better Japanese restaurants in Rio at the same price range. The environment is really close to a traditional restaurant in Japan, but it could be so much better. 3 stars only.

Thank Rafaelfeldmann
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

I love this place because you are never disappointed. The fish is always very fresh and varied, which is great as most sushi places in Rio tend to do mostly salmon. The service is pretty good too.

Thank Nick M
Sao Paulo, SP
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243 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Would I be blind and all possible defects would be covered up . That is to say that all that matters it is not just the quality of the food.That was indeed very good. Sometimes I have the feeling that all Japanese restaurants have the same taste. This is certainly not the case with Azumi . Even the sashimi was... More 

Thank norbafreund
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great sushi place! Really traditional, old fashioned sushi, but really, really good. Expensive, but I've paid close for worse food, so it is worthwhile. U know what, I'm going back there right now for more...hahaha

Thank Gabriel F
Sao Paulo, SP
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

... but expansive! Yes, it is a fantastic japanese restaurant with a tasty food, very traditional dishes but it is expansive! I recommend give it a try but be prepared to spend money here. Service is also great and everyone is really respectfull an attentive. Location is great really close to Copacabana beach. It is expansive but I think it... More 

Thank Rodriguescac
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Read all positive reviews here we went to Azumi and walked out after seeing menu price. Everything is many folds of Australian price. For the same price you can go fine dinning not shabby basement restaurant. For example eel rice costs $80AUD! I don't know if they have different menu we got the rip off version as no one mentioned... More 

2 Thank nomorePI
Natal, RN
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Very good and traditional Japanese restaurant. The Sashimi was delicious, and everything else. The price is spicy, but in my opinion it's worth it. Nice one to try.

Thank Luizbezerra84

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Ministro Viveiros de Castro, 127, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-010, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: (21)2541-4294

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Copacabana

Neighbourhood Profile
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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