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Braseiro da Gavea

) #36 of 13,104 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Steakhouse, , Barbecue
Praca Santos Dumont 116, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22470-060, Brazil
21 2239-7494
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“picanha” (51 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
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Reviewed 2 April 2013

This is a traditional local hangout. Almost every night you see clusters of people hanging out in this Gávea institution, having their chopp. They are well known for their grilled "picanha", a Brazilian cut of lean beef. The portions are big and should be shared....More

Thank Guilherme R
Reviewed 17 March 2013

This a small busy brasserie in Gávea. As an American visiting in Rio knowing no Portugese at all, I would never have dared to go to such a place. Fortunately, a native friend took a group of us. It was filled with Cariocas having fun....More

Thank George W
Reviewed 14 March 2013

We went there after reading some good reviews, therefore we had high expectations. The food is just average. The picanha and the sausages were good, but the sides not that great. The broccoli rice was a bit greasy, french fries tasted liked they were done...More

1  Thank cpdc99
Reviewed 8 March 2013 via mobile

We arrived with no reservation on a Saturday night 8.30pm and were seated instantly. With 3 mins if being seated we had a sausage on our plate and a cold beer in our hand! Of course the menu is full Portuguese so we ordered via...More

Thank Belinda R
Reviewed 1 March 2013

I jumped a taxi literally across town and the taxi fare there and back was nearly the restaurant bill...but boy am I glad that I did. I was starting to get a bit disheartened about true Brazilian food (mind you my taste buds are still...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 22 February 2013

I cannot recomment this place enough! It was the best dinner we had and the best service we received during the whole stay in Rio plus really cheap. 150R$ for 3 including service, 4 cocktails, main and amazing sausages to start with. Deffinatelly a must...More

Thank Sigutee
Reviewed 21 February 2013

We popped in here after touring the Botanic Gardens and what a great place to eat! Stylish Cariocas filled the place. We felt welcome too. The waiter will offer you some grilled sausages from a skewer. Take one and you can die happy. I'm not...More

Thank kimime
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Try the picanha with broccoli rice, a must! If you asked for a cold beer you will see why the cariocas are happy!

Thank Cristina Brasileira
Reviewed 4 February 2013

A friend of ours in Rio suggested we dine here on our first night in Ipanema. It was just a short taxi ride to the less touristy Gávea area and this restaurant is on a corner of Praça Santos Dumont by the race course. It...More

Thank buenvino
Reviewed 6 January 2013

This is a must go place. You won't find too many tourists. It is close to a university do its full of young people, having a beer, talking. The best dish, in my opinion, is the "Picanha a Braseiro" It comes straight from the grill...More

1  Thank Carla M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
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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