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Estrada Tres Cachoeiras 3955, Penedo, Itatiaia, State of Rio de Janeiro 57200-000, Brazil
(24) 3351-2532
Today
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

Ordering food extremely difficult, waiters didn't have any English skills and not even able to get the order in correctly even pointing out the dishes from the menu. One hour wait time, wrong dishes not served simultaneously. Again wait for correct dishes... after finally having the right dished on the table they were prepared from frozen raw material and tasted... More 

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3 Thank Minna P
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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173 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

I used to go to this restaurant years ago and the food and service was much better. This time I had the feeling that most of the food offed was soaking in mayonnaise. I also had the impression that most of the food was either frozen and/or reheated. The service was very bad and most of the time they weren't... More 

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2 Thank Richard L
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

It was a nice surprise, with a small river going by, making it a nice atmosphere. The food has great quality and service but quite pricy.I would be back there, for sure.

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1 Thank Tmarchiore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

We had the Helga plate for two and everything was up to our high expectations. Fresh and cooked to perfection. It was not especially cheap, but worth the money. I'm sure they will see us soon again!

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1 Thank juesema
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014

Koskenkorva is one of the best restaurants in Penedo. I used to go to its Rio de Janeiro branch a few years ago and its Penedo restaurant is excellent. The food, as always, is very good. For those who like Finnish food, Koskenkorva is a must. The owner is an extremely kind person, who makes you feel at home during... More 

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Thank ReHomem
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

Great food, icing cold vodka, excellent atmosphere! My husband and I had sausages while the kids were able to have kids specials. I would say it would be best for couples, but our kids ate well and had a great time. Service was excellent. We will certainly be back if we have the opportunity.

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Thank Christiane F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2014 via mobile

Imagine an art gallery with traditional finnish food in the middle of Rio de Janeiro State. Incredible food, Finnish vodka, and the best: Martii the owner, who will chat with you and if he likes you he invites you to a vodka. Unforgetable! Thank you Martii!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada Tres Cachoeiras 3955, Penedo, Itatiaia, State of Rio de Janeiro 57200-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Itatiaia  >  Penedo
  • Phone Number: (24) 3351-2532

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