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Gringo Cafe

Rua Barao da Torre 240 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-000, Brazil
+55 21 3813-3972
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“pancakes” (31 reviews)
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Bar, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Barao da Torre 240 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing! If you're a tourist in need of a breakfast back home then here is the place to come. Ample choice of pancakes, waffles, bagels, eggs etc etc. I must also add that its not just pancakes and omelettes it is really good quality...More

Thank GP2003
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Great breakfast very helpful staff thank you Dav for your hospitality. They even helped me with my tickets printing 😃 Highly recommended place

Thank Hamada H
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

A nice place to eat breakfast any time of the day. Comfort food in the heart of Ipanema. The owner is american, which explain the awesome american menu.

Thank CatiRiodeJaneiro
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

The experience is nice but it would be great to have eggs benedict with english muffin as opposed to toast bread. It’s just not the same. Can’t find English muffins in Rio? Learn how to make them.

Thank gcbranco
GringoSam, Owner at Gringo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Hi and thanks so much for you feedback! And yes we have made English Muffins but we actually found that people preferred our homemade brioche toast for the Eggs Benedict vs the English Muffin. If demand grows for them we'll absolutely make them again.

Reviewed 15 January 2018

Been to this place several times and its always good. The main point is you can find the little things here that you can't find anywhere else in Rio - like real cheddar cheese or a bagel, lox and cream cheese with capers or mac...More

Thank EasyGoingMidwestGuy
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Made my order with my friend. Waited 45mins for food to be served. Then they brought out his food and they had forgot mine. Had to wait another 15mins while my friend finished their meal. No refund. no free drink. Just expensive prices for poor...More

Thank Chris D
GringoSam, Owner at Gringo Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thank you for your feedback and for calling our attention to our grave error in service. Truly we failed to deliver great service in your case and we apologize. Please accept our invitation for a complimentary meal and this time we will demonstrate the quality...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Service was great and for even better. Not many places serve English type breakfast in the area so this is good.

Thank Tobias M
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Found this place thru a Facebook group food was awesome everything made from scratch. Pancakes was awesome highly recommend.

Thank tony B
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We only went for coffee and a snack, but we'll be back. I had the red velvet cake, which was nice. The menu offers many American options, so we'll go back and try many of them - including root beer floats!

Thank kccarlson
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Whether you are a tourist passing through Rio or an expat that has lived here for years, or anyone else looking for great food, Gringo Cafe is an excellent dining experience. It offers an American style menu with great combinations of brunch and breakfast options....More

Thank PicoTravel
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Barao da Torre 240 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22411-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
  • Neighbourhood: Ipanema
  • Phone Number: +55 21 3813-3972
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