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Frontera

) #586 of 13,044 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro $$ - $$$ Italian, , Barbecue
Rua Visconde de Piraja 128 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-000, Brazil
(21) 3289 2350
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“salads” (13 reviews)
“sushi” (17 reviews)
“grilled meat” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Brazilian, Barbecue, Sushi, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rua Visconde de Piraja 128 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-000, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 114 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Following recommendations in the guide books and other positive reviews on TA, we came here on a weekday evening. This is a buffet restaurant serving Brazilian comfort food. The waiters also bring you pizzas if you pick the buffet option. My partner and I were...More

Thank Rahool S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I have eaten here on two separate occasions for the pizza rodizio. At the moment it is 19.90BRL after 7pm Monday to Thursday which is a brilliant deal for all you can eat! We also had refillable soft drinks which are about...More

Thank Toni1493
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

The "normal" buffet was pretty good (even though the fried empanadas were cold!). Then I discovered that to eat the Japanese dishes I had to take a different plate: the only sushi I liked was the Philadelphia with fried cover ones. The other ones had...More

Thank Fabio M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Ipanema. They have a great selection of very tasty fresh food sold by the kilo or all you can eat for a fixed price. Almost everything is excellent

Thank gaytraveller707
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

You check, choice , weight and eat:) they give you a card when you get in and you can "shop" with your plate around the buffet . Various and healthy food People are nice and the place is quiet and clean

Thank Stofa L
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Frontera for a quick dinner. It's a self service pay by weight buffet restaurant. The dishes were okay but nothing outstanding. Overall a good place to stop if you are looking for a quick cheap meal.

Thank JJ_TravelExpress
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Cheap food that was good value, decent selection of dishes, attentive staff and a helpful english speaking manager. Would come back again

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Reasonably priced , good food, self-service buffet style , with your choice of meat to be placed directly on your plate from the barbecue , nice, quick and tasty- ask for the baby-beef excellent . Drinks etc you order from you table

Thank ohjr2016
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We ate at Frontera almost every night during the Olympics as it was good food with lots of vegetable choices and grilled meats, quick service as it is buffet style with payment based on weight of plate. Friendly atmosphere, TVs to watch the events, bar,...More

Thank Priscilla S
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The buffet was mixed with respect to food quality. Our group had some items that were very good and some that were obviously old. At the grill they only had one person cooking where he only had two choices of meat, and it took a...More

Thank nmrunner
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Ipanema
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Visconde de Piraja 128 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
  • Neighbourhood: Ipanema
  • Phone Number: (21) 3289 2350
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