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Rua Capitao Felix, 110 | Benfica, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20920-900, Brazil
+55 21 2585-3743
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck risotto” (2 reviews)
“bacalhau” (2 reviews)
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Portuguese, International
$$ - $$$
Rua Capitao Felix, 110 | Benfica, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20920-900, Brazil
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Been thinking to visit the Cadeg ( municipal market ) in RJ. Finally went on Monday only to find place very quite. May be it was the day or the time we decided to go. But, still nice place to purchase bulk and fresh stuff....More

Thank vagabond9779
Reviewed 15 May 2017

As a tourist, you wouldn’t go near this restaurant, functioning inside Rio de Janeiro’s principal wholesale fruit and vegetable market, CADEG. But, if you happen to be in the district of Benfica or São Cristovão don’t miss Barsa for a superb lunch. We met there...More

Thank Robicsek
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Inside CADEG (Rio's Municipal Market), Barsa is surely une of the best choices. It brings elegance to a otherwise rough environment. Wooden tables and the typical market noise makes a cozy atmosphere. The dishes are all very beautiful. Look to the tables around you and...More

Thank Frederico M
Reviewed 5 April 2017

All in all: probably the best food option if you already are in CADEG. Not worth the trip if you are not visiting the mall. Located in a colorful mall, this is one of the many eateries to enjoy cod fish. It tends to be...More

Thank FM6565
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Not cheap but good restaurant.. Great "Duck Rice" and Cod dishes. Poor wine list, not so good ambience, and excellente service

Thank Bruno P
Nebraska A, Gerente de relações com clientes at Barsa, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2015

Dear, Bruno P. Thanks for your comment and rate . Their weights are of great importance to the improvement of our service. When you comes to Rio again, be sure to go here. We are waiting for you. Barsa. Boa Mesa, Bons Momentos.

Reviewed 1 August 2015

this restaurant is in the flower market,run by a guy who want who seems to want to do something different,it is not the normal brasilian fare,not cheap,but lots of it,not somewhere to go if you want a quiet romantic dinner for two,great fun if there...More

Thank magicmal5
Reviewed 8 August 2013

As a foreigner, I liked to go to see the Cadeg, one of the main market for fruits and vegetables in Rio, where you can really appreciate the life Carioca...without the tourists. It isn't Ipanema o Copacabana, actually the Cadeg is located in an area...More

2  Thank ViajGPZ
Reviewed 30 November 2012

Barsa is located in Cadeg, a wholesale produce market in Benfica, a little way north of central Rio. If you are comfortable with the taxi ride, about R$25 from zona sul, it is worth it. This is not haute cuisine, but what they do, they...More

Thank bmoores
Reviewed 17 June 2012

It's an overrated restaurant. It has nice food, but it is expensive for the service and atmosphere. You should not go to Cadeg just to eat in Barsa, but if you are already there and want a safe port, it is an option (Cadeg is...More

Thank Andre K
Reviewed 31 March 2012

Barsa is located at Cadeg , an market you can find all you need to cook at home and where most of restaurateurs goes to buy fresh ingredients for their menus. Barsa has an excellent food with portuguese influence and you still have nice live...More

Thank ArtCapella
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Capitao Felix, 110 | Benfica, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20920-900, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2585-3743
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