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Rua Ministro Viveiros de Castro, 127, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-010, Brazil
19:00 - 01:00
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67 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Azumi is the very best japonês restaurante I've been Food is brilliant Just amazing You'll fell like you are in Japan I'd deff recommend

Thank Bruno S
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70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I must say that I am a big fan of Azumi, for me it is the best Japanese place I know out of Japan. Had a good time with friends last night, sake, sushi, sashimi, beers and lots of laughs, until the bill arrived ... it has become outrageously expensive and I think that even given the excellent quality of... More 

Thank Albert J F
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

in the heart of copacabana, the heart of Japan. Sapporo beer, fresh sashimi - red tuna, salmon, octopus- . The bearded owner (is he the owner?) and the sushiman give the place a great ambience. Sushi and noodles were very good too. A little expensive but worth it. Could be in Tokyo, but it is in Rio!

Thank diego k
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

We couldn't of had a worse night. Terrible service from staff who clearly didn't want to be there, warm beer and overpriced mediocre food. Japanese is our favourite food but if it exists in Rio we can't find it. 0 stars

1 Thank Paul W
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The place is a hole in the ground. It is expensive as a sushi restaurant in the states but far from being good as them. The sushi was the same as a normal "all you can eat". We paid 45$ each and just got some sushi and some rools. I don't mind to pay more, but I want more and... More 

1 Thank devidven
Porto, Portugal
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We ordered one medium sashimi assortment, one small nigiri assortment, plus shrimp tempura and edamame along with 4 beers. We paid over 500brl! The food was delicious, service was efficient (we sat at the counter) and the restaurant setting very basic and functional (as opposed to sophisticated and charming) and much like i had found in tokyo and kyoto restaurants... More 

Thank thejoao
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

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 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 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.

3 Thank María H
New York City, New York
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
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
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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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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