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Zaza Bistro Tropical

) #38 of 13,038 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro $$ - $$$ Seafood, Fusion,
Rua Joana Angelica 40, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-030, Brazil
552122479101
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken curry” (50 reviews)
“samosas” (18 reviews)
“ceviche” (40 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Fusion, Brazilian, Mediterranean, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Rua Joana Angelica 40, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-030, Brazil
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11 - 20 of 906 reviews

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

4 friends ate here last night. Great bohemian atmosphere. Food was very good. We ate chicken curry, fish stew and beet tortellini..all good. It is located in Ipanema, fun, upscale neighborhood with lots of good restaurants.

Thank diane4art
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for the review, Diane. :)

Reviewed 20 June 2017

We enjoyed our dinner at this hip bistro in Ipanema. Waiters were lively and helpful. The decor was cool. The food was interesting and tasty. A great Rio experience

Thank tonyrnyc
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you for the review, Tony. :)

Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The Lamb with the truffle yogurt sauce and the fresh mint was heavenly!!! It was worth every penny. The waiters were fun and excellent and the combination of the truffle and the fresh mint was just amazing. Definitely the best thing I have eaten in...More

Thank Anna B
Gabriela T, Marketing at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you, Anna. We are waiting for your next visit!

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Rio You will find a various and tasty menu The decor and the atmosphere is a must-see + in Ipanema district

Thank Sonia-Lbs
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you, Sonia! :)

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Left here hungry and I am a small woman of 50kg. I also had a starter and a main and after experiencing the size of the portions was not having a dessert.I first of all had the Samosas which were actually wontons. Most Indians do...More

Thank lollypoplady
Gabriela T, marketing at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

We are very sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy our little bistro. After being 18 years in this same corner of Ipanema, your is one of first complaints about the size of our portions. About the samosa: Indians do eat pork – they don’t...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

First we eat the tuna sashimi and white fish with green mango The even more super the lamb braise and super steak Ending with carmelised banana and coconut icecream Being Belgian and knowing what good food is Well long time that I have eaten so...More

Thank Jef v
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thank you Jef!

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

After 3-4days in Rio without eating at a restaurant that lead to satisfaction, we finally hit the jackpott. Great service, interior and food. Small - was that it could have been more food on the torteloni plate. But I also eat alot so maybe its...More

Thank Uncle B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We had found that we were getting tired of the same kind of food in Rio, so when we looked at the menu for Zaza it was an easy decision. This was our last night in Rio and we were so happy that we chose...More

Thank daenis_dub
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you for your review, Daenis!

Reviewed 16 May 2017

I visited Zazas Bistro Tropical with my best friends during holy week. The location is perfect, in the heart of Ipanema Beach, one block away to be exact. The Service was good, kind and prompt. The food was fantastic. and the drinks too. We visited...More

Thank Alexsander77
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thant you very much, Alexsander. Cheers!

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

The overall experience was very relaxed and enjoyable. The staff were receptive and friendly in a Rio way. ( we found Rio to be generally less friendly than other parts of the world). The food was very tastey and something we had been wanting for...More

Thank xshaun3
Gabriela T, Public Relations Manager at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you for your review, xShaun.

Nearby
Ipanema
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the
best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is
inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from
Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many
high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which
can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue.
The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing
many art galleries that show contemporary art. There
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$35 - US$60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 00:30
Monday
19:30 - 00:30
Tuesday
19:30 - 00:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:30
Thursday
12:00 - 00:30
Friday
12:00 - 01:30
Saturday
13:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joana Angelica 40, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22420-030, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
  • Neighbourhood: Ipanema
  • Phone Number: 552122479101
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