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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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US$24 - US$53
Lunch, Dinner
Seafood, European, Portuguese
Reservations, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews cod sardines bacalao octopus pastel de nata croquettes bolinhos potatoes seafood dishes sea bass filet juice rice portuguese restaurant half portion great portuguese food seafood place
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alfaia is a good place to visit when we come to Copacabana - RJ. The price is high and the restaurant is small but very comfortable and cozy. The waiters are very attentive and the principal: food in there is tasty. The principal meal are...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Eduardo P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always visit Alfaia when staying in Rio and I went twice on this occasion. The service and food continue to be excellent. One of the other things I like about this restaurant is the calm environment. On this occasion I had the bacalhau Alfaia,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 964DavidE
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the first time in Rio de Janeiro, I was craving to try the local Portuguese seafood. Alfaia is the perfect restaurant for I. The fresh sardine for starting your appetite and followed by the octopus cooked in portuguese way, along together with the Brazilian...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 777pattp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alfaia is an excellent restaurant in a very central location. The quality of the food is very good, the staff is top professional and the atmosphere is wonderful. We were admitted for lunch even though we didn’t have a reservation. It is a bit pricy...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AdamI910
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our last meal in Rio de Janeiro and it was one to be remembered! This little restaurant serves phenomenal fresh seafood and has a great Portuguese wine selection! The octopus was one of the best we have ever had!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Gutzaki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is ia Poruguse restaurant with their most authentic dishes.We got a nice wine from Alentejo( we know all Portugal), bolunhos de bacalhau perfect( cod fish croquette), and bacalhau a Gomes Sa, my favorite dish ever( cod fish, ) olive oil , potatoes onions, olives...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Houston_TxFriend
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re a salt cod lover like me, look no further. This the place. While other Portuguese restaurants (i.e., Bacalhau do Rei) also great dishes, I rate Alfaia high because it offers the package: a variety of delicious dishes, a nice wine list, great service...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Although the expensive prices it worth if you really appreciate a great cod fish, the prices for a bacalhau a mode is BRL 221 if you order a wine it’s about BRL 80 só consider a total of BRL 400 or USD 100 for a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BuccosSilveira
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant! Very nice and chilled. Food was lovely. Thank you to Evan Disson who was our waiter. Will recommend.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank UkCharlee
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Good Portuguese cuisine, serving a decent-for-the-cost food. I tried an ao Murro Bacalhau that served two at content. Wine chart is good and trivial Portuguese wines are honestly priced. Ambience is og a small cantina type restaurant. Service is quick and fine. Desserts are ok...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MoahB
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A little and they have English menus
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