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Cosmopolita

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Travessa do Mosqueira, 4 | Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(21) 2224-7820
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Called after seeing the stairs. Waiter was very friendly and helpful. Old school traditional restaurant. Didn't look the cleanest but would go back for a beer in a breath. Even saw the waiter at the end of the night on his way home and he stopped us and smiled and said hi!

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Berlin, Germany
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154 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

this almost century old restaurant is the home of filé a osvaldo aranha, but probably not where you'll get the best one. the meat is decent, to say the least, and it gets four stars because it has character (what is lacking in lapa nowadays).

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Rio de Janeiro
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

This tine and cosy restaurant is known as where the very local and traditional "Osvaldo Arranha" steak was created. This is a superb steak with garlic very appreciated in Rio. It really worth a visit!

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Asuncion, Paraguay
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89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

Four of us just sort of stumbled in to Cosmopolita after visiting the escadaria Selaron, hungry and in need of food. Dingy looking establishment, dark, but one wall was lined with awards, so we took our chances. Some confusion on the menu as our (my) Spanish is bad and Portuguese non-existent. One in our party was vegetarian and wanted some... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

When you get around this place, you think it could be anything, but not a restaurant. When you open the door and check inside, you don't feel any better - you'll see the waiters, the people eating and the beer fridges and also the big pub-style drinks all around. I'm just going to give you ONE tip: sit down and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013

If you can deal with a mangled dirty pan bringing food to your lacy table cloth from tearing up, if you're ok with a tired and dirty setting, and finally if you don't mind waving back to the eventual roach crawling up the fridge display, you might be entertained to be at the place where the famous "Osvaldo Aranha fillet"... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American, International
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 04:00
Saturday
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Travessa do Mosqueira, 4 | Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: (21) 2224-7820

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