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Gula Gula

€€ - €€€, Vegetarian Friendly
Rua Rita Ludolf 87 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22440-060, Brazil
(21) 2259 3084
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
24 Aug 2016
“Delicious contemporary carioca cuisine - a little bit of everything!”
29 Feb 2016
“A great meal”
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Brazilian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Rua Rita Ludolf 87 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22440-060, Brazil
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Gula Gula offers a nice range of options to every taste - from quiches and salads to pasta, meat and seafood. We were there in a group of 5 'spoiled good-eaters' from São Paulo, the gourmet capital of Brazil, and we were very well-impressed. All...More

Thank Ana K
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner here. Perfectly done salmon and chicken. Minimalist food that is just done cleanly, cooked and presented. High moderate for price. Intimate dining. Highly recommended.

Thank MrRick11
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I personally love the restaurant Gula Gula , the dishes are delicious, and wonderful desserts , I recommend the dulce de leech petit gatout with the tapioca ice cream!

Thank MicMiy
Reviewed 10 August 2015

The best Torta de leite de coco I ever had in my life!! Their torta de limao is amazing too. They even deliver!

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 18 June 2015

People in Rio love going to this place. And you will find tasteless and expensive food, after having waited in long cues for nothing special. Avoid. Tastes like anywhere. Almost a tourist trap.

Thank carlosmp
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Every time I visit Rio, I try to go at least once to this restaurant. It is quite laid back (I usually go there after spending the day at the beach, still wearing bikini underneath) and food there is always fresh and tasty

Thank LuPatinadora
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This restaurant is one of the best options in Rio. The place isn't chic. The food isn't fancy. But they do nice quiches with salad for a small hunger and also a nice steak or chicken with savory beans, the everyday food in Brazil. They...More

Thank baianointheworld
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I went to this restaurant yesterday to have lunch with my friend.. the restaurant probably have 40 tables (more than 100 customers) and the amount of customers at that time was less than 12 (including us). we choose our lunch at the same time the...More

Thank Jullyb_2005
Reviewed 19 June 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed eating our dinner outdoors here . It was just around the corner from our apartment that we rented during our visit to Rio. Food was tasty and large portions were served. Found the place via our guidebook.

Thank NancyB710
Reviewed 11 October 2013

The food, atmosphere, the service, everything was to my satisfaction! If you are in ipanema, you should definately try this restaurant! The only downside for smokers is that you have to stand outside in the street to smoke.

Thank Anja T
In addition to being one of the most upscale
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elegant and simple. This posh area has some of the
most famous and expensive restaurants in Brazil, along
with some of the city’s best nightlife (including some
places open all night). One of the best places to
visit is the beach, located under the impressive
“Morro Dois Irmãos” (Two Brothers Hill). It’s a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Rita Ludolf 87 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22440-060, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Leblon
  • Neighbourhood: Leblon
  • Phone Number: (21) 2259 3084
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