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Caravela do Visconde

Rua Visconde de Caravelas 136 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22271-042, Brazil
+55 21 2286-2486
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good52%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“patatas” (2 reviews)
“picanha” (5 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
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11:30 - 18:00All hours
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
Rua Visconde de Caravelas 136 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22271-042, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is an affordable typical "carioca" place, a nice restaurant serving giants portions of meat (picanha is their speciality) easily shared by 2 starving or by 3 moderate people. Start the meal asking for a sausage, then a picanha with farofa de ovos or eggs...More

Thank ricardosou
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

If you are keen on having great food in huge portions with a great value, this is the place. The meat is excellent, and be prepared to eat a lot. Very typical and traditional style local cuisine. No frills, whatsoever.

Thank Ivan Z
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We like very much this restaurant, the food is of very good quality and well served, the service is exellent and the atmosphere genuine with many locals and families - no frills and no to expensive. On the same road there are a few other...More

Thank Ottorino C
Reviewed 23 August 2015

This place is quite popular with locals and by far the busiest restaurant in the area. Full of waiters in smart outfits. We had fabulous bife milanesa with rice and french fries for just R35. Beef portion was vast (see photo) and meat was tender....More

1  Thank MutsuiJackarama
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

We didn't know the place. The restaurant is very simple, looks traditional from the first glance, the menu is also traditional, but the meat made on the charcoal grill is the star of the show, and the servings are really, really huge. If we were...More

Thank ElleJusta
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Caravela do Visconde is one of the treasure "hidden" places in Rio! Good good, really good Picanha for very reasonable price! Simple place!

1  Thank Paula_ulisses
Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

It doesn't look that cozy but, the food is great! If you are around Botafogo it is a must eat! Recommended by locals as well. One plate will be enough for 3 guys, you can add some side dishes if you like. They recommend 2...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 12 April 2014 via mobile

Whent in the restaurant order the linguica and the picanha. Excellent... Fair price. To drink the traditional chopp. The ambiance is of the traditional boteco carioca.

Thank Andre B
Reviewed 19 March 2014

This is a very popular restaurant in Botafogo, very simple, where families gether to eat a good stake, always very very well served!! I recomend!

Thank Julio B
Reviewed 15 February 2013 via mobile

Stumbled on this place as it was completely packed. The owner saw me and invited me in. Simple decor, waiters all in bow-ties... Steaks are massive and come with an array of sides! Everything looked good though! Simple cooking, great flavours, good atmosphere! You really...More

1  Thank Holiday_dek
In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the
hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern
restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to
listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars
and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone
interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact,
some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 18:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Visconde de Caravelas 136 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22271-042, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
  • Neighbourhood: Botafogo
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2286-2486
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