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Carretao Churrascaria

$$ - $$$
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue
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Rua Siqueira Campos 23, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
55 21 2236-3435
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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was amazing. I can eat a lot, but tapped out; due to sooo much food. I wen when it wasn't busy during the the top of the dinner hour. this was a good decision because, all the meat came to me first. i went to two other similar places here in Rio and this was the best place.... More 

Thank Simi04
Petakh Tikva
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where in Rio for couple of days with friends. We hoped to have a good! Dinner for our last evening at Rio. However, we had our worst dinner in Brazil. The prices are too high, The food was bad, And the worst thing was the staff. Never going there again.

Thank Kiril S
Lafayette, Colorado
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137 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A traditional Brazilian restaurant that we stopped at during our tour. A place we may not have come up with on our own, but good nonetheless. The restaurant had a great selection of food and I was a bit skeptical of the buffet, but selected a few things and was pleasantly surprised. The beef/chicken that was carved at the tables... More 

Thank Brenda A
Bedford, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

A quirk of organisation we visited this restaurant twice in one day as part of two arranged trips whilst in Rio. This is a tourists paradise which can be very busy with large parties but where the service is very good to ensure they deal with all customers. I have been to a similar restaurant in the West End of... More 

Thank Tony C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Uma das melhores churrascarias que já comi. Qualidade, limpeza e atendimento de primeira Onde of the best restaurants I ate in years. The place is clean, the staff is the best, prompt to assist you to serve and the food is awsome good and taste. The salad table is not the greatest but made no diference to me.

Thank Guto M
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

If you like meat served off gigantic skewers in traditional Brazilian style, then this is the place for you. Beef, Pork, Chicken, Beef with cheese, Chicken hearts and the list goes on. This is a bit like the meatlovers equivalent of a Chinese Yum Cha. The waiters will come and ask you every few minutes whether you want a slice... More 

Thank Nigeldaus
Kaunas, Lithuania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We've been here in August. This nice place offers the best steaks and meats in all Rio. Steaks and meats are perfectly cooked, and the taste make you want eat everything! Strongly recommended!

Thank Algirdas A
Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I have been to the location in Impanema as well as Copa. They are both very good. Impanema location is larger and offers a very big salad bar. The location in Copa is smaller and quieter but has a smaller salad bar selection. I believe it was about R$70 per person or $20 USD when I was there last. Bring... More 

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Ruskin, Florida
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

First night in Rio we wanted to try a good restaurant close to the hotel. Hotel staff recommended Carretao Churrascaria which was right around the corner. Large number of selections at the buffet. Traditional all you can eat meat fest was great. The waiters were at our table non stop.We were there for late lunch and there was no fish.... More 

Thank Kafe1
Toronto, Canada
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great Brazilian steakhouse. The waiters consistently came around with a variety of meats of high quality. The salad bar is also quite good. Definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Nicole T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Siqueira Campos 23, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: 55 21 2236-3435

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Copacabana

Neighbourhood Profile
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 draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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