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Braseiro da Gavea

Praca Santos Dumont 116, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22470-060, Brazil
21 2239-7494
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“picanha” (50 reviews)
“broccoli rabe” (14 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
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Praca Santos Dumont 116, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22470-060, Brazil
Neighbourhood: Lagoa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a nice place to taste - A noite carioca - busy, beautiful people, a lot of young people. Meat is great, picanha, bofe de chouriço, sidera are great, iced beer as it must be in Rio Loved the place, the service is efficient and...More

Thank carica098
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gavea is a pleasant upper middle class district in Rio de Janeiro, and its Praca Santos Dumont is its heart. Braseiro da Gavea is one of several restaurants on this large wooded square, well-known by the locals for its excellent meat. The restaurant is usually...More

Thank LucDevroye
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Great. The food was delicious, the waiters always friendly and helpful, atmosphere both chatty and relaxed. Went there perhaps 6 times in a 1-month visit!

Thank pamplemousse806
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This traditional restaurant in the Gavea neighborhood areas aka "Baixo Gavea" is very well know for its cold draft beer "chope" and food specially the Picanha with rice broccoli dish. It is close to Jardim Botanico and Parque Lage. It gets very crowded at night...More

Thank DanielJanequine
Reviewed 4 March 2017

read the reviews and had lunch at this locals only spot not too far from Leblon beach. Deliecious steak that shared with my wife. only regret is that the portions are so large that I didnt have the room to try the cod.

1  Thank Richard Z
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We were taken here by our guide, a regular visitor, and were really impressed with the place. For lunch at the start of Carnaval the it was packed with locals and we had to wait a short time for a table, but it was worth...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

A great place that gets crowded. Best to go during the week, enjoy the meat and a few cold ones! Get the beef the Portuguese potatoes and the broccoli rice !

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Delightful lunch! Coma a linguica e a picanha. Friendly staff, very attentive, perfect place to stop for food after your site seeing.

Thank Kyle Kenneth N
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Recommended by somebody we met, didn't disappoint! Great atmosphere and great food. We had Picante, delicious! Friendly helpful staff. Markus even offered to get us an uber as we left. Struggled to eat it all, good portion size. Mid price range. Well worth a visit,...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This local restaurant was introduced to us by our guide, Paulo Giffoni of Lebon Tours. Eating lunch at a fashionably late time (3pm) we avoided the local crowd that packs this restaurant each and every day. The local beef was suggested by Paulo, and who's...More

Thank Stillwater_Dave
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No restaurante tem espaço kids? Espaço para criança?
19 May 2017|
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Response from paulagcs | Reviewed this property |
Não tem e lá o espaço entre as mesas é apertado, então eles teriam que ficar sentados quietinhos!
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No restaurante tem espaço kids? Espaço para criança?
19 May 2017|
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Response from Cíntia B | Reviewed this property |
Não tem e, geralmente, há espera. No entanto, na praça em frente ao restaurante há brinquedos que podem ajudar no entretenimento na espera pela mesa.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Santos Dumont 116, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22470-060, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Lagoa
  • Neighbourhood: Lagoa
  • Phone Number: 21 2239-7494
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