Best Rio de Janeiro restaurants located within a 8 minute walk of Cantagalo Station | Ratings, Reviews & Maps

The following Rio de Janeiro restaurants are all conveniently located within a 8 minute walk of Cantagalo Metro Station which is in the southern part of Copacabana and close the eastern edge of the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon. They are sorted according to their overall rating on Yelp. When you are looking for a great place to eat near Cantagalo Station in Rio de Janeiro, any of the following restaurants should prove to be a good choice.

Nomangue

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 103 Reviews.

Nomangue
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Price: $$

Category: Seafood

Address:
R. Sá Ferreira, 25
Rio de Janeiro - RJ 22071-100
Brazil

Phone: +55 21 2225-4028

5 Star Rating I know you're just thinking of all the churrascarias you wanna try in Rio, but I will tell you, one not-to-miss thing in Rio is seafood. I mean, the ocean... Read More

Allen R. Dec-06-2018

5 Star Rating Great food, great service. Good cocktails. Server didn't speak English well but worked with us using google translate. Made sure we had a great experience,... Read More

Parris P. Sep-21-2020

4 Star Rating I had the paella,( seafood with rice) and has been the best paella Ive ever had in Rio. Waiters speak spanish or english and have very good suggestions and... Read More

Francisco L. Sep-10-2019

Braseiro

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 32 Reviews.

Braseiro
Braseiro map

Price: $

Category: Brazilian

Address:
Rua Domingos Ferreira, 214
Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro - RJ 22050-012
Brazil

Phone: +55 21 2547-9866

5 Star Rating This neighborhood gem is a great find. We sat at one of the four tables out on the sidewalk and enjoyed the experience. We had the barbecue combo for two,... Read More

Laurel D. Mar-06-2020

5 Star Rating This place was great! Not on main strip but awesome food, good service, and everything was hot! Lots of Brazilian prepared meats! Fries and veggies were... Read More

N M. Dec-30-2019

5 Star Rating Just fantastic had the misto with pork, sausage,beef and chicken with rice French fries onions and tomatoes! Its a small place tight counters but the food ,... Read More

Jerry P. Dec-05-2019

El Born

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 36 Reviews.

El Born
El Born map

Price: $$$

Category: Cocktail Bars Tapas Bars Gastropubs

Address:
R. Bolivar, 17
Rio de Janeiro - RJ 22061-020
Brazil

Phone: +55 21 3496-1781

5 Star Rating My group went to El Born as a pre-game spot where we could also get some food. I ordered the maracuja (passionfruit) caipirinha (x3) which was incredibly... Read More

Michaela B. May-27-2019

2 Star Rating Based on reviews, we decided to go to El Born for a light dinner. We started with the strawberry caipirinhas which were average. We told the waiter we would... Read More

Laurel D. Mar-09-2020

4 Star Rating Cool spot for dinner in Rio near Copacabana beach. Tapas menu is bit confusing at first as the server brings out plates of food that is not mentioned in the... Read More

Vijay S. Aug-19-2019

Boteco Belmonte

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 47 Reviews.

Boteco Belmonte
Boteco Belmonte map

Price: $$$

Category: Dive Bars Brazilian

Address:
R. Domingos Ferreira, 242
Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro - RJ 22050-012
Brazil

Phone: +55 21 2255-0785

5 Star Rating While in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil my friend and I decided to spend the day at the hippie fair in Ipanema. After walking around the Fair shopping for souvenirs... Read More

Kat R. Apr-06-2019

3 Star Rating So it was my last meal in Rio, and there were two things I wanted to eat before leaving - picanha and Bolinhos de bacalhau. My awesome local friend... Read More

Kelvin H. Mar-08-2020

2 Star Rating Here you will have to get some street parking as there are not that many paid parking spots and I did not happen to see any lots around, I would say to just... Read More

Erica F. Jan-07-2019

O Caranguejo Restaurante

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 19 Reviews.

O Caranguejo Restaurante
O Caranguejo Restaurante map

Price: $$$

Category: Seafood

Address:
R. Barata Ribeiro, 771
Rio de Janeiro - RJ 22051-001
Brazil

Phone: +55 21 2235-1249

5 Star Rating So this food was sooooo good. I'm visiting from the U.S so I was struggling with the menu but the entire staff was so incredibly helpful. The manager was... Read More

Shaun S. Sep-03-2021

4 Star Rating My son selected here utilizing Yelp. It was crowded but we were seated quickly. We had fried grouper, broccoli rice, Moqueca de casa (fish and shrimp),... Read More

Rodney M. Nov-09-2019

5 Star Rating Great service. Was crowded at prime time 5pm-9pm. We walked by to check it out, then came back once we freshened up. The Brochete Miso was great! Also... Read More

Danny F. Aug-13-2016

Stalos

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 37 Reviews.

Stalos
Stalos map

Price: $$

Category: Bars Fast Food Diners

Address:
Av. Nossa Senhora de Copacabana, 986
Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro - RJ 22060-002
Brazil

Phone: +55 21 2521-5143

5 Star Rating Wow! Super convenient spot open 24/7 near Copacabana beach. I loved that they had a to-go option specially for freshly made juices. I had one of their... Read More

Marcia C. Jul-01-2019

3 Star Rating Located in Copacabana, and offering a wide variety of traditional Brazilian plates as well as Desserts, Café e Bar Stalos remains open 24/7 and can... Read More

Michael U. Oct-03-2019

4 Star Rating this is my favorite place ever in Brazil every time I come to Brazil and stay at my mother in laws place I need to go to this restaurant, this is right at... Read More

Erica F. Jan-16-2019

Bio Carioca

Yelp Rating:
4 out of 5 4 Star Rating
Based on 20 Reviews.

Bio Carioca
Bio Carioca map

Price: $$

Category: Vegetarian

Address:
R. Xavier da Silveira, 28
Rio de Janeiro - RJ 22061-010
Brazil

Phone: +55 21 2523-4820

5 Star Rating Reasonably priced organic cuisine with friendly service and ambience, just one block from the beach. English menu is available, but take the translations... Read More

Ute L. Dec-09-2016

4 Star Rating I hate when I take non-vegan friends to a vegan restaurant and they enjoy it more than I do. It was my fault, I've never had gnocchi in my life before and... Read More

Lanie L. Dec-29-2015

4 Star Rating My fiancé and I came to Bio Carioca the first time because he didn't know it was a vegetarian place. He was a little intimidated at first but we stayed.... Read More

Jin S. Apr-23-2015

Lapamaki

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 14 Reviews.

Lapamaki
Lapamaki map

Price: $$$

Category: Japanese

Address:
R. Bolívar, 7
Rio de Janeiro - RJ 22411-010
Brazil

Phone: +55 21 2547-4326

4 Star Rating This place (renamed Yapa Mak, formerly Lapamaki) offers different sushi options, including buffet style, lunch special, and regular a la carte. We ordered... Read More

Peixin M. Dec-23-2020

4 Star Rating Not a cheap place, but one of the few restaurants that will accommodate vegans and vegetarians. There are some a la carte veggie appetizers, like sauteed... Read More

Ute L. Dec-09-2016

5 Star Rating A nice quiet sushi bar located in the alleys of Copacabana. We ordered a tempura plate as an appetizer which insisted of mixed veggies and shrimp. We... Read More

Hamzeh A. Jun-08-2015

Le Blé Noir

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 14 Reviews.

Le Blé Noir
Le Blé Noir map

Price: $$$

Category: French Creperies

Address:
R. Xavier da Silveira, 19
Rio de Janeiro - RJ 22061-010
Brazil

Phone: +55 21 2267-6969

5 Star Rating Came back about a month ago, still the best restaurant in Rio! Gotta get the fig crape, it's the best! Read More

Dylan W. Nov-23-2019

5 Star Rating Really nice little restaurant. Service was good and my crepe was excellent and had a crust I guess you could call it unlike any other I had before. Lots... Read More

mike b. Nov-26-2016

3 Star Rating The chease filled crêpe was a littlebit hard. But the salad that goes with it was delicious. The highlight was cider, just like in France! Read More

Tanja B. Sep-05-2015

Haru Sushi Bar

Yelp Rating:
4.5 out of 5 4.5 Star Rating
Based on 11 Reviews.

Haru Sushi Bar
Haru Sushi Bar map

Price: $$

Category: Japanese Sushi Bars

Address:
R. Raimundo Corrêa, 10
Rio de Janeiro - RJ 22040-042
Brazil

Phone: +55 21 2547-6867

4 Star Rating I am always in the mood for sushi and found this place through Google Maps. It's a casual environment. I saw that they had some seats inside but I wanted... Read More

Isabel P. Feb-12-2020

4 Star Rating Definitely recommend. Reliably good food. Ambiance: Nice enough outside but a little crowded inside. Not a huge number of tables so it probably gets full... Read More

Geoff A. Apr-29-2019

4 Star Rating Hole in the wall with only a few tables, casual enough to walk in wearing flip flops and beach gear. Not all that veg friendly but they do offer a few... Read More

Ute L. Dec-08-2016

Rio de Janeiro Culinary Tours

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Lapa Palooza

From: $72.32 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

LAPA-PALOOZA! PIRATE PUBCRAWL RIO Lets be young, wild, and free in one of rio's oldest and most bohemian neighborhoods. Test your skills with other guests on our Treasure Hunt. Be prepared for a street full of partygoers! Learn the history of Lapa. We will dance in a bar with live samba and DJ playing pop, funk and reggaeton!EVERY THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY!SURPRISE SHOTS + WELCOME SHOTS + CHALLENGES AND PRIZESMake new friends, meet locals, and have funGood prices, cheap night with drinks and foodSafe Night!This is a tour for those looking forward to meet new people, drinking, eating, dancing, and having fun with some cool music. Its included:+ Pirate Guide+ Free shots and CAIPIRINHA!+ 3 or 4 bars/parties depending on the day+ Selarón Steps (Thursdays)+ Karaoke (Friday and Saturday)+Samba live music+Dj bars and partiesFollow us on Instagram: @piratepubcrawlrio

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Pubcrawl + Boat Party

From: $72.32 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

WELCOME TO THE PIRATE PUBCRAWL RIOBar Hop with Pubs, bars and parties in the Carioca night! Join our Pirates in a fun night with pirate challenges and prizes. Discover the best bars and parties and have fun getting to know Lapa. We end the night at a party with DJ and samba. Make new friends, get to know places, learn about Rio's culture and drinks!Good prices, food, drinks, make new friends, all accompanied by your friendly guide, let's enjoy a very safe night full of stories!Other remarks: Lapa is a very crowded place so we ask you to be careful, stick together with the group.It includes:+Guide+ Free shots and CAIPIRINHA! + BOAT PARTY + Samba club with live music and DJ + 1 hour free caipirinha at the boat until midnightFollow us on Instagram: @piratepubcrawlrio

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Petropolis The Imperial City with Beer tour and Lunch

From: $78.20 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Petrópolis a city in Rio de Janeiro State also known such as Imperial City. It was the first planned city construction of Brazil and modern world in 19th century. The Imperator Dom Pedro II, in 1843 made the region as his summer staying, ten years later in 1853 the first brewery of Brazil was founded in Petrópolis, but in 1898 was renamed Bohemia.

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African Heritage: Gastronomy and Musicality Experience

Rating 5 Star Rating

From: $134.51 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

This experience allows people to experience a unique moment, immersing themselves in flavors, aromas, sounds and behaviors of a very old culture that is a direct part of the history of Brazil, with all its ethnic mixes rescuing the gastronomic identity and the music of a people and still unknown by many.

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Rio by Night | Bars Circuit (Private Tour)

From: $66.22 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

Let us introduce you to the nightlife during your stay in Rio de Janeiro city, where you will explore by foot with your local guide, during 2,5-hour tour. This tour fit for all ages over 18 years old and you will find a wide variety of talented musicians playing live Brazilian Samba music in one of many bars that you will visit during into the best of Rio's nightlife. This tour is designed to give you an opportunity to taste the best of our artisanal beers or shots of Cachaça (typical Brazilian drink made from sugar cane) from US$ 3 per drink, also typical bar appetizers and street food from US$ 4 the dishes, where is extremely popular so be sure to try some of the outrageous combinations recommended from your local guide all available to purchase. 

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Favela Vidigal Tour and Brazilian Lunch

From: $92.03 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations

We HIRE LOCAL guides and families. A percentage of each tour goes back into the comunidade through investments and job opportunities, our tours directly impact lives within the Favela. How often can you say you say to yourself "What an incredible experience". Well Experience Rio is here to do just that. Don't just pass by the Favela or hike up the mountain. Be the Favela, see what its like through the eyes of someone who lives here. With me, you'll get the most realistic experience you can get. Come walk the back alleys, find the Favela art throughout the community. Experience a lunch just like the Carioca does but with a better view. With us, you'll be more than local. You''ll be home!

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