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Rua Bolivar, 7, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22061-021, Brazil
+55 21 2135-2075
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Salvador, BA
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253 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

It is quite a simple place but has a decent food. I had the ceviche (not Japanese but tempting) and it was really good. The assortment of sushi was also good, and tuna was specially tasty. Shrimp tempura closed in a lower note, not crispy. Service is very friendly and efficient.

Thank Manoel B
Great Billing, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We went here one evening and ordered from the menu - it was good.... I have eaten sushi all over the world so I know my sushi. We went back one lunch time and they had a buffet that u could help yourself and they weigh it and you can keep going back up... If you want sushimi you ask... More 

Thank cathydyakiewicz
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

As the title explains, I think this is my preferred Japanese Food Restaurant with prices kind of high but in the average of Rio (Japanese Food is expensive in Rio unfortunately), very nice options in terms of the menu, and very cozy place. Recommended.

Thank William Y
Oslo, Norway
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324 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

The place have very good sushi and they have good japanese beer. A good choice when you looking for sushi, maki, kapamaki and nigiri. Pleasant neighborhood.

Thank TerjeHoegberg
Barcelona, Spain
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

I have been going there a few times already: it's an easy and reasonably priced option for good sushi. You can order à la carte but they also have a "rodizo" which is great if you are hungry and don't want to spend a fortune. Service is nice and fast.

Thank Paolo A
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

We had Sushi in a couple of places but this place was special. It has a great service, the price is really good, the food really, really good. We had a nice evening. The place keeps a relaxed atmosphere. It's not pretentious but cosy and warm. It feels like eating at Lapamaki is like eating in somewhere familiar, somewhere you... More 

Thank RRLeeds
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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90 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015

Nice place for Sushi. They also offer buffet and À la carte. Nice and cozy place for brunch, lunch & dinner.

Thank ABiswas2016
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

I love lapamaki for a long time now, and i can honestly say that their hot philadelfia temaki (I think it's called Maracanã) is one of the bests I've ever had

Thank Anna Clara B
Tailândia, Para, Brazil
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

We read about this restaurant and we were not disappoint at all! Almost like pregnant women, we were wishing for Japanese food, so after a long walk we were even more starving! Perfect timing, since there is a "happy-hour" period from 15-18h when you can economize 15r$ per person in "all-you-can-eat" style! Dessert included, so save some space for the... More 

Thank KJAllAround
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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497 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

We couldn't translate the menu on our first visit so went for the salmon combination platter. The quality was very good, whilst eating we saw many strange but fantastic looking dishes coming out. We asked the name of each one and our waiter wrote it down for us. Two nights later we returned and enjoyed a brilliant meal of dishes... More 

Thank CliveR

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Reservations
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Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Bolivar, 7, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22061-021, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2135-2075

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • 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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