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La Bocca - Bar & Trattoria

Rua Andre Cavalcanti 56 | Tem estacionamento próximo ao restaurante. Fica na Rua Riachuelo, n. 189 -, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20231-050, Brazil
+55 21 2146-5639
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“filet mignon” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rua Andre Cavalcanti 56 | Tem estacionamento próximo ao restaurante. Fica na Rua Riachuelo, n. 189 -, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20231-050, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed August 18, 2018

The food especially the octopus starter was excellent. The staff were friendly and for Rio standards attentive. The restaurant lacked ambience but the food made up for this. Definitely would return.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Nikola R
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Such a small but at the same time elegant restorant... Just check it It is amazing.. We ate greece salad then beef steak and risotto with fungi for dessert apple tart.. Really taste..

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Tanya S
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

This fantastic little restaurant is hidden in Lapa neighborhood. Those places that only locals would find. I’ve been there with my wife and we enjoyed every bite. It’s a new restaurant, and we will definitely come back for more! I have to recommend the octopus...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Tdandrade
Reviewed February 1, 2018 via mobile

Come here 2 or 3 times per month. Pasta is great and they have a few gourmet pizzas, one of my recurring choices. This year they have some new items in the menu. Deserts are terrific as well. Comfortable, good music and waiters are fine....More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank EduardoP1400
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant should be put on the top of your list. The food is one of the most delicious places that we went to on our trip

Date of visit: November 2017
2  Thank josephaZ8460XC
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

La Bocca is a new restaurant near Lapa, a bohemious neighborhood. The food is Very good, price is affordable and the waiters are very attentious

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank NeyMauricio C
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

We went there based on TripAdvisor reviews and we were not dissapointed at all. Verry good food and not that expensive. Owner is nice and friendly. Lovely place where you definitly should try when in Rio

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Y7028ZWtomp
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Even though it isn't a pretty neighborhood, from the beginning I felt welcome by the staff. The food itself is delicious, very good servide and gret value. It became one of my favorites restaurants.

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Carla d
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Visited here on our first night in Santa Teresa after reading good reviews on here. We certainly weren't disappointed. The waiter helped us to decipher the menu with our minimal Portuguese! And recommend a few vegetarian meals for one of our party. They offer a...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Rhi_lc
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

I'm a chef by trade , hands down the best food I have had this week in Rio , Including some of the highest rated and most pricey, which I don't have a problem with if it's good ! The BIGGEST surprise will be when...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank josephaZ8460XC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Andre Cavalcanti 56 | Tem estacionamento próximo ao restaurante. Fica na Rua Riachuelo, n. 189 -, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20231-050, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2146-5639
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