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Rio Grande

€€ - €€€, Barbecue, South American
Via del Cavallaccio | presso UCI Cinemas, 50142, Florence, Italy
+39 055 733 0179
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
18 Sep 2017
“Good restaurant”
23 Aug 2017
“Friendly, tasty and great service”
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Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
€€ - €€€
Via del Cavallaccio | presso UCI Cinemas, 50142, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Very good rodizio, walking distance from Hilton. Great service and even their wine is good and cheap. As it was raining and a bit cold, the food from the buffet got cold very quickly once on the plate. I recommend it if, as a tourist,...More

1  Thank Christina R
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We visited Rio Grande early August and had a great Saturday night. Rio grande is located 15 - 20 minutes per taxi from the main square of Florence. And is certainly worth the trip. All ingredients of a Brazilian restaurant available and in addition great...More

Thank Gletsky
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Very authentic Brazilian food. Not in downtown Florence but worth the trip if you're in the mood for some none Italian treats. There are two options when you sit down. You go up to the buffet and serve yourself, they still have a cook serving...More

Thank Nathaly S
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Gone there for a dinner with friends at fixed menu - fixed price. The environment is open and a little bit noisy, do not go there if you are looking for a quiet environment. Dinner is typical brazilian, with guys serving you different kinds of...More

Thank Paolo P
AlbertoRioGrande, Direttore at Rio Grande, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2016

Dear Paolo P thank you for your review that sounds good for contents but it is a little skimpy for the final star evaluation, 3 on 5, are you agree?? Indeed you write "Food is appealing, quality pretty good. Good ratio price to quality." and,...More

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Went out to this restaurant the other night with family for a change from Italian cuisine. In general, it was quite good. All the meat is cooked fresh on a huge barbecue with various types which were quite good although I felt beef was over-cooked....More

Thank frittella68
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We stay in the wildly overpriced Hilton hotel around the corner, just so we can eat at this restaurant whenever we drive through Italy. It is set up in the car park of a rather naff shopping center, but don't let that put you off,...More

Thank youspurs1
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

The meats were hit and miss, at times over cooked and dry. Being from Texas and in Florence during summer the Italians like meat just as Texas Medium Rare to keep the tenderness. The salad bar is very tasty with lots of cold/hot side eats....More

1  Thank ProsperReviews
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Very good food. You may purchase the full buffet for $27 per person, or fill your plate once and pay by weight. We chose to pay by weight since we don't really eat that much. Saved almost $20 that way!

1  Thank LeialohaG
Reviewed 14 January 2015

This churrasqueria is the only decent restaurant close to Hilton Metropole Florence hotel, and a great solution for hungry tourists. The place opens at 7.30 pm, like most eating-out establishments in Italy. They have 2 options: 1) 25 eur for unlimited rodizio with buffet (they...More

2  Thank OlgaMinchina
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We were at the Hilton Florence Metropole, 2nd day we were looking for a restaurant in the neighborhood, the area is very quite, mostly residential. Next to the hotel what they call it a Shopping Center, we had no choice but to venture it out,...More

1  Thank SetiTheFirst
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$47
Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 03:30
19:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Cavallaccio | presso UCI Cinemas, 50142, Florence, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: +39 055 733 0179
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