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New Natural

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Rua Barao da Torre 173 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-001, Brazil
(21) 2287 0301
07:00 - 23:00
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is not a "gourmet" restaurant. It's good food for an affordable price. It has many options for vegetarians too. The only thing I know about this restaurant that makes some people not going there is that the proteins are not very well presented. But, anyway, I always go there and it's my favorite restaurant around the area.

Thank Ed B
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Had a hard time finding vegetarian fare that was lighter on cheese in Ipanema. This place is a kilo buffet on the side of a health food store. Mostly good vegetables and fruit in the buffet. They had beans and rice without the ubiquitous hunk of pork.

Thank John P
Moscow, Russia
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27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Interesting place to eat cheap. You get a plate and fill it with the food you want. At the end you weigh it and pay for weight. About 50 reals for kilo. Caipirinha is also available here. You can ask the waiter to make it without ice, but it is for your own risk ))))

Thank d_mezentsev
Wilmington, Delaware
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Per kilo buffet focused on vegetarian dishes with some vegan options as well as meats. Seasoning is Ayurvedic style and could feel bland for some. Bottles of shoyu and chili/garlic sauces are available. Pastries, fresh juices and coconut water are offered.

Thank GlobalCitizen07
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79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Really delicious 'kilo' options here. Tasty and healthy options alongside the usual offerings. Friendly staff.

Thank Jess B
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

In a search for a vegetarian suitable restaurant in Rio, I came across this place on TA. It was an interesting place where you fill your plate and pay by weight. It was a bit difficult to find, as there is not a clear sign on the outside of the restaurant (attached to a natural food shop). It is also... More 

Thank xtyn83
Eugene, OR
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I remember when Restaurante Natural first opened in Rio, several decades ago. It was something new--vegetarian!--and the place was very cute, with its brick walls. The New Natural looks nothing like it. It certainly lost the charm it had, and its spaces are a bit cramped, especially the bathroom, that, as we joked today, really encourages human contact and warmth...... More 

Thank menuchasarah
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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79 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This restaurant is alrealdy a tradicional point in Rio for people who likes healthy options for food. Located in Ipanema, the buffet per kilo is completed with not only vegetarian dishes, but also meat are for your choice.

Thank meliseolive
Dublin, Ireland
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Well priced buffet, with tasty food and a good deal of choice for vegetarians. There are also some meat dishes so there's something for everyone. Service with a smile, too.

Thank CrazyDiamond85
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85 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

healthy amazing choices of food, self service and per kilo price. great coconut water and killer caipirinhas

Thank canineLord

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Barao da Torre 173 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-001, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
  • Neighbourhood: Ipanema
  • Phone Number: (21) 2287 0301

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Ipanema

Neighbourhood Profile
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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