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O Caranguejo

) #174 of 13,038 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro $$ - $$$ , Seafood, South American
Rua Barata Ribeiro no. 711, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22051-001, Brazil
2122351249
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (8 reviews)
“moqueca” (6 reviews)
“sardines” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rua Barata Ribeiro no. 711, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22051-001, Brazil
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I had dinner at this restaurant on my first night in Rio, had dome nice caipirinhas, casquinha de siri ( crab meat on a shell ) and some sardines the place is great as is full of cariocas ( locals from Rio) and great location...More

Thank SleepyTopCat-BR
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

A great seafood restaurant not far away from Copacabana. We had the "Sinfonia das frutas do mar" (Mixed seafood platter) which was absolutely fantastic. It can easily be shared by 4-6 persons. You get lobster, squid and octopus, king prawns, and various types of fish....More

Thank Imaan B
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I love seafood soups. I asked my taxi driver to take me to the best seafood soup restaurant in Rio. He took me to the O Caranguejo. He was right. Their Siri soup is delicious. I had no idea you could put so much crab...More

1  Thank LAVentura01
Reviewed 4 March 2017

A small , traditional restaurant hidden in Copacabana . They serve sea food and are famous for its " pastel de caranguejo" as well as the lobster and king prawns skewers. Well worth a try !

Thank InesCrema2013
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The food what I ordered, seafood paella/risotto was OK. The price actually surprised me. The bill for one person including wine was more than 200. That was far too much for this kind of dinner.

Thank Lasrin
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Visited here for my Birthday back in Sep.2016 I ordered the seafood paella and Moqucea with fish and shrimp it was very tasty but way too much food for one person but seeing that I couldn't decide on what to order I ordered both dishes...More

Thank DeeRich74
Reviewed 26 January 2017

If you want to try a good sea food in an informal place this is the place. Also you can enjoy the authentic carioca life style, because the atmosphere . :)

Thank CrisTaylor
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We visit O Carabguejo as we was living just around the block and every evening the restaurant was full. The fish was very good and there was plenty of it. We ordere a fish Paella and shared it between two but there was enough for...More

Thank Jesper C
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I asked for a Moqueca of fish and shrimps but I am not sure what I've got. For sure it was not a moqueca. No flavour at all. I've got very disappointing.

Thank marcelo2duarte
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Probably one of the best seafood I had in Brazil in months. Non complicated bar with professional and classy staff that offer bes seafood in a "Portuguese" kind of typical bar.

Thank Jorge6880
Nearby
Copacabana
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 02:00
Monday
07:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 02:00
Thursday
07:00 - 02:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Barata Ribeiro no. 711, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22051-001, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: 2122351249
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