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Sawasdee Bistro

Rua Dias Ferreira - Loja a ,571, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22431-050, Brazil
+55 (21) 2511-0057
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (18 reviews)
“green curry” (3 reviews)
“shrimp dishes” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Rua Dias Ferreira - Loja a ,571, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22431-050, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

That is my all time favorite restaurant to go when in Rio. I love Thai food and the Royal Pad Thai is absolutely perfect. Its flavor is the same as you eat them in London or Thailand. I can't speak about the other plates because...More

Thank ThaisBarros
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

If you want to try Thai food in Rio, there is quite a good option in Leblon. Sawasdee offers good food, not overpriced, and great drinks. I've been there with my friends and don't regret it!

Thank Marcia Z
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I went there for a Tom Kha Gai soup. My husband had a Gaeng Keo Wan Gai (spicy chicken) and my daughter had a Gai King (chicken and fried noodles). For drinks: 3 doses of sake and one matte (typical Brazilian black tea). The food...More

Thank Roberta B
Reviewed 25 June 2017

The food is fantastic and the service matches. Be adventurous and try the plate of Good Remembrance. (Prato de Boa Lembrança) You will get a souvenir along with an amazing meal.

Thank douglastilton
Reviewed 3 May 2017

They are specialized in Thai food. It's really very, very good. Everyone has to go there and taste all that is possible . I will return.

Thank Consuelo P
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Brazilian so called Thai restaurant, no match to Thai taste, avoid if you are looking for authentic Thai food.More

Thank Jayensh
msodre, Proprietário at Sawasdee Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Dear Jayensh, I'm sorry for your desappointment, really our food is adapted for the brazilian taste, also we don't have some authentic thai herbs here in Brazil. We are already 20 years in the market and always trying to satisfy our costumers, What did you...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant with a pleasant atmosphere in Bairro Leblon one of the most exclusive area in Rio De Janeiro. This is no just Thai but Asian-fusion restaurant with some indian spice like "masala". The food is tasty and also the quantity and quality is very...More

Thank Manu1165
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Although most people think this is a Thai restaurant, I believe it's more of an asian-fusion type as there are also some indian influences. The food is really good, and the creativity with some dishes are really good. The taste was really good, although hard...More

Thank pipoquinha
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Good food but small quantities, which make this restaurant a bit expensive. Service is quite poor... and the bill includes a 12% service fee, cleverly hidden... In Brazil, service is 10%, not compulsory, but 10%, not more... this might be symbolic, but these additional 2%...More

1  Thank Sebastien S
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

My go to Thai restaurant. Food is very nice. Service is good. Lovely shrimp dishes. Love the crackers they offer you at the beginning of the meal.

Thank Kitty2222
In addition to being one of the most upscale
neighbourhoods in the city, Leblon is charming,
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
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dias Ferreira - Loja a ,571, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22431-050, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Leblon
  • Neighbourhood: Leblon
  • Phone Number: +55 (21) 2511-0057
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