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Rice 'N' Beans

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$$ - $$$
Brazilian, Latin, South American
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744 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6624
+1 212-265-4444
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu 11:00 - 03:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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New York City, New York
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207 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for Brazilian restaurant around my house in Hell's Kitchen and found various options but something in the photos of this place made me lean towards it. The place is very small and cosy and there were two waiters serving. I took the cheese puff (Pão de Queijo) and grilled top sirloin (Picanha Grelhada com Alho) both were... More 

Thank ido8all
New York City, New York
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182 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted a quick meal and felt like having Brazilian cuisine. Rice N Beans is very small, about 10 tables a little wider than a long corridor and when I was there, almost every table was filled. I got seated at a table near the door and a glass of water and a menu appeared shortly after. I ordered a... More 

Thank ianshamshey
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62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

It's a small place with about 10 tables. It's a cozy little place with flags and memorabilia hanging from the ceiling. The menu has a decent selection of items: salads, appetizers, entrees, desserts & drinks. The food is very good, prices are reasonable, and the service is good. The times I've been there, I've seen quite a few Spanish speaking... More 

Thank Steven L
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Small Brazilian restaurant on the 9th Avenue. Quality food for affordable price! We decided to have lunch there every day during our stay in NYC

Thank ARZ1967
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We were looking for a place to have dinner after going to a show and stumbled upon Rice and Beans. We were a group of six people, with a couple of very picky eaters in the crowd. Everybody loved what they ordered and the service was excellent in this tiny little restaurant. The restaurant is Brazilian, but it wasn't as... More 

Thank Mrs. M
North Brunswick, New Jersey
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145 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Rice N Beans is a small Brazilian restaurant in the heart of Hells Kitchen. Be sure to make a reservation as seating is limited. If in the winter, I would also recommend asking for a table away from the window to avoid the cold when people enter the restaurant. We tried the Brazilian beef pastries and the Brazilian sausage appetizers.... More 

Thank SATraveller25
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101 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This small, cozy restaurant served us two great meals. The menu is intriguing and offers many good choices. The staff was very friendly and our food came quickly (but not too quickly). Every now and then, when the door to the kitchen swung open, we could see the chef at work. Everyone on staff seemed happy. We stopped here after... More 

Thank bap2015
Kingston, Jamaica
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

First time having Brazilian food - loved it! Good portions - delicious! Must comment on the efficiency with which the restaurant is run - seamless. One guy hosted, bussed, cashed - with effortless ease. He was as impressive as the food. Great prices too.

Thank SimiKingston_Jamaica
point roberts, washington
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Had a 5 day vacation in NYC and ate at rice "n" beans twice. Great food and drinks. I recommend it and enjoyed everything that I ordered. Wait staff were so friendly and explained the different dishes to me. Happy hour drink specials...you can't beat this great place.

Thank sandbarb
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Meal was so quick and food was great. Happy hour drinks are outstanding and remind me of our trip to Brazil. Meals were reasonable price and service good. Small wee restaurant but all the best are!

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Rice N B, Owner at Rice 'N' Beans, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed the food! Your recognition is greatly appreciated. The team at Rice "N" Beans welcomes you back at any time. We hope to see you soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Brazilian, Latin, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 744 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6624
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-265-4444
Authentic Brazilian Cuisine

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

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