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Picanha e Etc

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Av. Lucio Costa, 2900 | Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(21) 2493-2021
11:30 - 00:00
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Bloomington, Indiana
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253 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Lots of choices, but ours was a most enjoyable experience. Excellent local beef, sliced thinly, and cooked on a brazier at our own table. Because we did the cooking, it could be as leisurely as we wished. A nice pico de gallo (listed as "vinegar" on the menu) added a nice touch, as did the hot peppers in olive oil.... More 

Thank Gary H
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The place is a very simple place with a very friendly service , the food is good and simple, price are very reasonable for a beach front place in Rio´s best area.

Thank Fausto L
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Good variety of Meats! Dessert was amazing. Must try !! They have menu in English also that helps foreigners to understand the food better and order accordingly.

Thank Winnie M
Montreal, Canada
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32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

A great restaurant for casual business or family. Huge portions! Overall really good value. I would recommend this restaurant. You can get an amazing taste of Brazil here.

Thank roadwar1
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Nice enough place. The Picanha steak was just OK, but the steak in Roquefort was better. They pretty much give you two full steaks for each individual order, so a couple would be best to share an appetizer and a main rather than ordering two mains. Dessert selection is excellent and they were good. Honest food, but not an "experience".

Thank GSTToronto
Stuart, Florida
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Be prepared. This is not a small meal place. We ordered the cheese appetizer which was almost a meal in itself. The house salad could easily serve 6 and was loaded with hearts of palm. The picanha was the star. Your own grill to roast pieces of strip steak. We had ours with the crazy rice (like fried rice). Food... More 

Thank Part-Time_Foodie
Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We ordered what we thought was a simple meal per person but what we got was so much more. Definitely come here with an empty stomach.

Thank Terry W
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87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

The meat ranges from medium to good - never great -, the place is extremely noisy (some no sound reflection in the walls would do a great job) and, most of all, whey you leave from there your clothes are smelling like barbecue.

Thank Luiz P
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90 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Even dishes not marked as serving 2 can. The food is tasty, but the pricey. Service was terrible, but seemed average for Rio.

Thank DragonLady13
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch - food and service was amazing. Had the cod fish cakes for starters which were really tasty and came with a lovely chilli sauce. We had the picanha with French fries to share - they bring a hot plate to your table with a bowl of cut steak so you can cook your own - the... More 

Thank Julie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Lucio Costa, 2900 | Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: (21) 2493-2021

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