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La Mole Barra

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Italian, Brazilian, South American
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Avenida Armando Lombardi 175, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-020, Brazil
21 3460-0800
11:00 - 00:00
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

La Mole has a very honest food, the "couvert" is well known and I guess it didn't chance since the restaurant was established. The dishes might be shared, but I would recommend to ask the waiter. I would definitely recommend La Mole to someone that wants to have a good food with an informal "Carioca" atmosphere.

Thank Vanessa C
Rio de Janeiro
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101 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

This place is a family style restaurant. It is a chain restaurant and have decent food for decent prices. The servings are enormous so you can easily share.

Thank krimenescal
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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101 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

After a long period absent of the place, the return was bad enough to keep me years out of the next. They really try, but time was gone. Delivery, if no better option, that's all.

Thank BigJoe1955
Sao Paulo, SP
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449 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Good place to eat italian food.The 4 cheese gnocci is the best one in Rio!! The staff are always nice , well presented and helpful. The drinks are well prepared and comes at right time.

Thank Lsl2013
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

Food was ok but nothing special. Good was the special playgound for children, so that we could have lunch in peace.

Thank Honi49
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61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2013

My first meal in Brazil. They brought me the wrong order, and my companions chicken was not fully cooked. Service poor, no one asked if all was ok. Desert poor also.

1 Thank Patchesmum
Sao Paulo, SP
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135 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2013 via mobile

They have a very nice outside area and the food is very good, very well prepared with good ingredients. The service is not bad but they could do better.

Thank Meyhofer
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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85 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2012

La Mole This restaurant was always very much criticized by locals, especially by people who like good food, mainly labeled as industrialized. As I have being seating on their tables for the last 32 years I believe that for me it was always a case of nostalgia, remembering those flavors and smells of teenager and young adult times. Unfortunately this... More 

Thank ApiciusHotelier
Basel, Switzerland
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109 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2012

Easily you can find something better in Rio. Food was terrible and service as well.

1 Thank Rickypasi
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2012

Nice place for after beach lunch, fast, good and fair price.

Thank Adriane T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Brazilian, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Armando Lombardi 175, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-020, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: 21 3460-0800

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