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Ipanema Restaurant

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43 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-4121
+1 212-730-5848
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Reserved a table based on the recommendations on Trip Advisor and was not disappointed. Greeted by what I was assuming was the owner who could not have been more gracious. From the moment we sat down the staff was attentive answering our questions and giving us dinner entree recommendations. We had never eaten this type of cuisine before, outside of... More 

Thank Bethany E
Chesterland, Ohio
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683 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 442 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ipanema is along a street with several Brazilian, Spanish, and Portugese restaurants. I came here on a business trip for lunch and liked having Brazilian fare I don't ordinarily have. Ipanema is a fairly cozy restaurant. I thought the decor was attractive. The service was generally attentive, but I can't say it was particularly warm or friendly. The menu focuses... More 

Thank ElaineAndGreg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, great drinks, great service. Need I say more. If staying in the time square area this is a great place to eat.

Thank Tiramisu4two
Judite P, Guest Relations Manager at Ipanema Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Tiramisu4two, Great review! Thank you :-) It was concise and we are so happy you enjoyed Ipanema so much. Hope to see you again soon. Best, Judite More 

Merrimack, New Hampshire
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have eaten here may times in the past, and had excellent experiences. This past December 2016 however, I was extremely disappointed. we were promptly seated at the time of our reservation. It took the waiter a good 15 minutes t come over to us. He did not give his name, nor did he greet us really. 6 of us... More 

Thank RPR84
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended restaurant from my Hotel so the boys and i booked the table. Can i say that Main Courses are large - you have to have a large appetite or lose one of the courses. Quality of service and variety of food was excellent. We have eaten in restaurants in Rio De Janeiro and this is comparable.

Thank Bharat M
Judite P, Guest Relations Manager at Ipanema Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Bharat, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Ipanema and found it comparable to restaurants in Rio de Janeiro. It does not get more authentic than that wonderful city. We hope to see you again on a return visit to NYC. Best, Judite More 

Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First, do NOT order any appetizers. The entrees are huge and come with giant bowls of rice and beans. Service was very good. We had 3 meat entrees - all great except the Churrasco steak which was covered in cheese and shrimp. Damages were $170 including tip and an inexpensive wine.

Thank JoeHouston52
Judite P, Guest Relations Manager at Ipanema Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear JoeHouston52, We appreciate you taking some time to write us a review. I can see why you suggest not ordering appetizers. It seems you may have expected small portions and filled up on appetizers as a safety. We do have wonderful appetizers but are best shared, so you can leave room for the main courses which are plentiful. We... More 

Woking, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here, after pre booking, on a Saturday evening and enjoyed it. It's well located near the Rockerfeller and was reasonably well priced. It was very busy and we were seated upstairs where it was quite loud due to a large party nearby. Clean area and friendly staff made us feel welcome. I had a beef/mushroom special which was excellent... More 

Thank StuBud
Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived late at Hotel @ Times Sq a few doors down and rather than going blocks away gave this place a try. We had been here several years ago but not recently. Bottom line - fantastic! We shared a seafood stew and another pot of seafood with grilled salmon. Portions were large and reasonably priced. That along with an appetizer... More 

Thank floshel
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner by myself. Welcomed with very friendly feel. Food was very tasty and authentic Brazilian. Price is very fair. Will return for sure.

Thank Moshe G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food, a friendly staff and excellent environment, with some of the greatest hits of Portuguese and Brazilian songs

Thank Sónia F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 32
Brazilian, Latin, Portuguese, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 W 46th St, New York City, NY 10036-4121
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-730-5848
In the heart of Little Brazil street is the famous Ipanema Restaurant, considered to be the best Brazilian restaurant in all of New York City. Ipanema offers a relaxed and contemporary atmosphere complemented by the authentic cuisine our chef has perfected over the past 30 years. While the name Ipanema refers to the famous beach in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil our menu is firmly rooted in the culinary crossover between both Brazil and Portugal. Ipanema's menu combines the timeless history of Portuguese recipes with the zest and vibrancy of Brazilian cuisine, resulting in a one-of-a-kind dining experience. At Ipanema you can immerse yourself in a true Brazilian-Portuguese experience with famous dishes including: Feijoada, Vatapá, Pão de Queijo, Bacalhau Assado, Bitoque Mariscada, and more.

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