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$$ - $$$Italian, Japanese,
Avenida Armando Lombardi 295, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-020, Brazil
+55 (21) 3154-8400
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good33%
  • Average25%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible12%
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“pizza” (10 reviews)
“fixed price” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Japanese, Brazilian, Pizza, Sushi, International
$$ - $$$
Avenida Armando Lombardi 295, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-020, Brazil
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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

The buffet as ok. It wasn’t impressive. Some of the food, especially in the salad section, looked like it had been sitting around for a while. I am not sure if this was due to it almost being dinnertime. The buffet included soups, fish, meat,...More

Thank GlobetrotterBella
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

My last visit was with a friend and her vegetarian daughter. Everybody was pleased with the variety of dishes.

Thank Dieter A
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Undercooked pizza that was harder to get off the sullen waiters/waitresses, who repeatedly ignored me, than a smile. The salad was warm and limited choice and the hot buffet was cold with even smaller choice. I even got shouted at for taking cake and not...More

Thank John F
Reviewed April 18, 2017

The pizzas are smothered with cheese and soaking with grease and most of the buffet options are simply not fit for human consumption.The service is very poor and you need to check your bill several times as they love to bump up the price if...More

Thank NewWorldTraveller16
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Best Kilo in Rio. You might pay a bit more but its worth it! You can either pay by the kilo or pay and have a fixed price all you can eat. a little something for everyone to choose from.

Thank wyldcolonialboy
Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Went there with family and friends. Lot of small kids. Team was good in supporting us with the small kids requests. We got buffet without japanese. Food was ok. Not the minimum possibility to get some picanha that was not over over cooked (muito ben...More

Thank Samuele T
Reviewed May 15, 2016

This restaurant has a buffet in which you can either pay per kilo or for a fixed price. The prices are ok. At night on Saturday they have pizza all you can eat.

Thank Alejandro Z
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Visit early in the evening, to receive a better treatment. Pizzas come all the time, you just have to select ones you prefer.

Thank BigJoe1955
Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

Frontera is close to where we are staying so we thought we'd give it a go. We like the free wifi which has been difficult to find in other establishments. You are given a card on arrival and you go up and load a plate...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed February 4, 2015

You can find different kind of food in one place: salads, Japanese, barbecue, traditional food such as feijoada, black beans, fish, meat and chicken. Quality of food is great but you pay for...the buffet is not cheap at all, 1kg of food is costing around...More

Thank 899cintiad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Armando Lombardi 295, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-020, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Barra da Tijuca
  • Neighbourhood: Barra da Tijuca
  • Phone Number: +55 (21) 3154-8400
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