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La Mole Barra

$$ - $$$
Italian, Brazilian
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Avenida Armando Lombardi 175, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-020, Brazil
+55 21 3460-0800
11:00 - 00:00
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

La Mole has a very honest food, the "couvert" is well known and I guess it didn't chance since the restaurant was established. The dishes might be shared, but I would recommend to ask the waiter. I would definitely recommend La Mole to someone that wants to have a good food with an informal "Carioca" atmosphere.

Thank Vanessa C
Rio de Janeiro
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109 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This place is a family style restaurant. It is a chain restaurant and have decent food for decent prices. The servings are enormous so you can easily share.

Thank krimenescal
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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120 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015

After a long period absent of the place, the return was bad enough to keep me years out of the next. They really try, but time was gone. Delivery, if no better option, that's all.

Thank BigJoe1955
Sao Paulo, SP
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479 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2014

Good place to eat italian food.The 4 cheese gnocci is the best one in Rio!! The staff are always nice , well presented and helpful. The drinks are well prepared and comes at right time.

Thank Lsl2013
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Food was ok but nothing special. Good was the special playgound for children, so that we could have lunch in peace.

Thank Honi49
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2013

My first meal in Brazil. They brought me the wrong order, and my companions chicken was not fully cooked. Service poor, no one asked if all was ok. Desert poor also.

1 Thank Patchesmum
Sao Paulo, SP
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134 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2013 via mobile

They have a very nice outside area and the food is very good, very well prepared with good ingredients. The service is not bad but they could do better.

Thank Meyhofer
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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94 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2012

La Mole This restaurant was always very much criticized by locals, especially by people who like good food, mainly labeled as industrialized. As I have being seating on their tables for the last 32 years I believe that for me it was always a case of nostalgia, remembering those flavors and smells of teenager and young adult times. Unfortunately this... More 

Thank ApiciusHotelier
Basel, Switzerland
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112 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2012

Easily you can find something better in Rio. Food was terrible and service as well.

1 Thank Rickypasi
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2012

Nice place for after beach lunch, fast, good and fair price.

Thank Adriane T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Italian, Brazilian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Armando Lombardi 175, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-020, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: +55 21 3460-0800

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