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Confeitaria Colombo

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Neighbourhood:
Centro
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Rua Goncalves Dias 32 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20050-030, Brazil
021/2232-2300
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09:00 - 19:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 19:30
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When you talk to other travelers you hear that you need to visit this coffee, indeed you must to, but not for the reasons you might think. I'd say this is a place that you need to go to enjoy the building, the architecture, the fancy hall and imagine yourself being in the time were was actually built it. I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Confeitaria isn't the cheapest place to eat in the centre of Rio, but it's one of the greatest - a stupendous restaurant, architecturally, which dates back to the 1890s. I've been coming here for 10 years, on and off, and it's never disappointed... but you need to be armed with a few facts before you arrive. Firstly, do not... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

- atmosphere is quite special - we tried two sweets and they were all tasty - smallest bottle of water was 7 reais, most expensive water i drank so far!

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Thank muratgermen
Sao Paulo, SP
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a beautiful building, nothing more nothing less. If you want something nice, a great experience - go to Forte de Copacabana. You will be amazed by the ocean view and the great service.

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Thank Valentinari0000
Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

our boarding for our cruise was delayed so we decided to go to Confeitaria Colombo and we are so glad we did! the place has great atmosphere and some beautiful furniture. And needless to say the food was great - there is one side with all the savory Empanadas that you could want or imagine and then on the other... More 

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18 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice posh restaurant.. filled to the rafters with every cake you could think of.. Some very nice Brazilian treats

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Thank Timboonline
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful building, amazing cakes and tasty coffee. We were lucky enough to be seated quickly but the queues show how popular and good this traditional cafe is. A must do stop in Rio for foodies.

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Thank Susan H
Casablanca, Morocco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ah what can I say. My favorite place in Rio. The food, the ambiance, the decor, everything is just amazing. Ive been twice already and Ive only been in Rio for 3 days.

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Thank imane877
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its just amaizing food , our tour guide Daniela Braun took us here, the kids just love it, we tried almost all the sweeets as possible and grat capuchinos and hot chocolat!

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Fortaleza, CE
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Belgian mirrors shine in its great halls and the beautiful rosewood furniture and Italian marble countertops rules. There are over one hundred years of history. Since 1893 Colombo, the major “belle époque” symbol of the city, is part of the Historical and Artistic Heritage of Rio de Janeiro. But it is not only the great halls, which were the stage... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brazilian, Cafe, European, Portuguese, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:30
Thursday
09:00 - 19:30
Friday
09:00 - 19:30
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Goncalves Dias 32 | Centro, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20050-030, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: 021/2232-2300

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Staying in Centro

Neighbourhood Profile
Centro
Downtown Rio is the place where this city was born. With modern skyscrapers sharing space with historical buildings and landmarks, this neighbourhood is living proof that the old and the new can live together harmoniously. As you would expect, downtown is where all major companies house their offices. However, the region isn’t restricted to businesses. Gems such like the “Paço Imperial,” which is a cultural centre that used to serve as a residence for governors of Brazil, can be found here. Pedra do Sal, a Monday night street party, is also in this neighbourhood. This landmark is the birthplace of samba and is famous for its “roda de sambas” (“dance circles”). Stop in for one and get closer to discovering where Brazilian happiness comes from.
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