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A Polonesa

Rua Hilario de Gouveia 116 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22040-020, Brazil
(21) 2547-7378
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
27 Jun 2016
“A Polish jewel in Copacabana”
24 Jun 2016
“Something different”
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
$$ - $$$
Rua Hilario de Gouveia 116 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22040-020, Brazil
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

Probably the waiters in the restaurant would not like me to write about how many years ago I went to A Polonesa for the first time and met them - the same waiters! So I will not write any numbers, but yes it was a...More

Thank R_TheReader
Reviewed June 24, 2016

Well, Polish cuisine is in fact German or Austrian cuisine only a but rougher. Try the Shashlik - a scewer on absolutely succulent grilled beef accompanied by a fresh krautsalat,(some kind of coleslaw) bratkartoffeln (chipped potatoes) and pickles. Avoid the sausages - you won´t find...More

Thank humprof
Reviewed November 11, 2015

Comida polonesa, cervejas russas, e uma sobremesa especial. Meus pratos favoritos são o arenque curtido com creme de leite e cebolas, a salada de batatas e o pato, mas tudo ali é delicioso. A sobremesa pela qual a casa é famosa - um levíssimo suflê...More

Thank Katia P
Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

I took 3 friends with me to show them some Polish cuisine in Rio and being Polish myself and new to Rio, was curious of the style and quality of cooking. Well,the whole experience was a disaster. The restaurant is dirty,dusty and old fashioned in...More

7  Thank Karolina H
Reviewed October 29, 2014

The restaurant looks like it hasn't changed since the 80's, very traditional spot in Copacabana. The menu also does not have the biggest variety but everrything I ever ate there was fantastic. Try the Batida!

2  Thank Martin N
Reviewed October 7, 2014

I've had an amazing time eating lunch here, everything tasted delicious. Certainly will return My family is from polish and russian origins, so I know what I'm talking about when it comes to borscht, bigos and pierogi ;) You guys should try Копчушка

2  Thank Zarya G
Reviewed September 1, 2014

If you are in Rio don't miss a visit to the Polonesa. The food is wonderful and the prices are not high.The quantity of food is now perfect and you should eat the cheese pancakes,the strogonoff and the chocolate souflé.You can't miss! It is really...More

2  Thank happycouple20109
Reviewed July 30, 2014

Not very good if you ever tried polish food. Just an old fashioned eastrn european style restaurant serving low quality meals

4  Thank wils0n34
Reviewed September 15, 2013

We went to the Polonesa to have dinner there.The atmosphere is very simple.The accomodations could be better.The food is ok! As a starter we asked for a kind of pastry with cheese.Very good.The main dish was a strogonoff.Very well done end they say it is...More

1  Thank happycouple20109
Reviewed February 22, 2013

After so many people telling us about this place, we decided to pay it a visit last night. It's a small restaurant hidden in Copacabana, only one waiter, white jacket style. The place is old fashionable and should get some renovations, but the food it...More

Thank mistereletronic
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Polish, European, Eastern European, Central European
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Hilario de Gouveia 116 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22040-020, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: (21) 2547-7378
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