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Stambul Comida Arabe

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Rua Domingos Ferreira, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20911-020, Brazil
2122351886
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12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Salvador, Brazil
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630 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 623 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had friends from London who had never has Arabic food, so no other place crossed my mind than Stambul. Yes, service is a bit slow and they look unwilling to work, but the food compensates for everything, so rich and tasty it is! Portions are huge, two people can easily share the half portion and three will be pleased... More 

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Salvador, BA
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215 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

close to Rua Bolivar in Copa. large menu with a wide selection. easy to over order. best to eat on the varanda. crowded at night.

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Thank brasilboy
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83 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We are here as we realised we had minimal money. Definitely can get enough food to share without spending too much but as with other places where you share dishes you can quite easily rack up a large bill. Nice atmosphere and enjoyable meal

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Thank Rob T
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

The food at Stambul was really disappointing. IT is quite expensive and the food is not fresh at all. The Falafel my girlfriend ordered was not made by them but just fried out of the freezer. I live quite close and it looks nice from the outside and its a pretty place to sit because its a lively street at... More 

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Thank Finn H
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205 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

We stopped in for a drink and stayed for lunch, it was lovely. Nice menu, some of it lost in translation, and really reasonable. We only had hummus, flatbread and kofta but it was really good. We would have returned for a 'proper' meal but were leaving the next day. Service was fine if a little slapdash.

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Thank Dawnmc19
New York City, New York
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61 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

I had gone many times and I always buy the esfihas or spinach pies,but the rice with onions is very good. The hummus was not so great, neither the babaganoush.

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Thank Lourdes M
New York City, New York
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

A great place and ambiance . Great meat and Arabic dishes . In rio the food can be a dilemma as a lot of tourist traps . Go to this place .

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Thank basel T
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229 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for dinner. The atmosphere is great, the decor is very appealing, though the service was not what I'd have expected. We ask for homus, stuffed leaves and tabuli for appetizer and lamb with lentil rice as main dish. I had ouzo for drink, the appetizer arrived, and as soon as we took a bite here was... More 

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Thank Nelson C
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2014

trusty middle-eastern food; salads, lamb sausages; baba ghanouj and tabbouleh. The seating is elevated open-air and looks over a bustling corner in the Ipanema neighborhood.

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Thank Eileen543
Rio de Janeiro
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

Affordable, good quality, tasty, friendly, fast service. Just hits all the right buttons. You can still eat a great meal for less than R$30 in Copacabana. Very healthy, good quality of ingredients, fast service, take away if you need it. The Tabouli, kafta, fatayer,Sfiha also outstanding and great value. Have been 6-7 times, and consistently good, 30 years in operation,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Gastropub
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Domingos Ferreira, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20911-020, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: 2122351886

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Staying in Copacabana

Neighbourhood Profile
Copacabana
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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