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La Mole

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Italian, Brazilian
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Rua Dias Ferreira, 147 | Lojas, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22431050, Brazil
11:00 - 01:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Bavaro, República Dominicana
2 reviews
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I used to come at la mole whille i was living in bbBrazil, many years ago. I came back this time for my vacation and came back to eat at La Mole. I have heard that the food was not good as before however i found the food very Good, Good services and at the heart of Leblon!!! Reasonable price!... More 

Thank monijamaica2017
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

On October 12, a group of 11 friends plus myself had dinner at La Mole Leblon. Their couvert maintains its traditional level of diversity and quality, and the main dishes were savory and enough for two people. The pleasant ambiance and the waiters are always keen to satisfy you.

Thank 525Ebby
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

La Mole is a famous restaurant chain in Rio and used to be really good. I just went lately is found the food to be below average when compared to similar restaurants. Service is good.

Thank Heloveamir
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

I went here for lunch. The ambiance was nice and with AC. The food was good but it offers a similar menu than other restaurants. The picannha was very good. The service too very prompt and friendly.

Thank Miguel L
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

qas all restaurants around were full and it started raining we went to La Mole...was a mistake, unfortunately...food was simply not good, wine was even worse.

Thank Madrid_2007
Miami, Florida
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

If you've ever been to an old style big city eatery this place is anyplace like that! Families, long aproned waiters, great food and real live Rio personalities! Real Rio!

Thank Angel R
Level Contributor
23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Got into Rio late left our hotel around 11pm and found this gem. Great Food, Great Service big portions. The translation part actually became a fun game which he actually did a great job pointing at things to help us comprehend even called us a cab at the end of dinner. Loved this place.

Thank Mohsen M
Level Contributor
26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

We are from Czech republic, we had good food and friendly staff and top servis. Typical brazil menu. Thank you very much.

Thank Monika K
Watford, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

I went to La Mole today after having a look at the menu. I showed my gluten free card to the waiter- which is in Brazilian Portuguese. I confirmed that my order a Chicken Pesto salad was gluten free with the waiter. When it came there was pasta in the dish. I told the waiter that pasta contains gluten. He... More 

Thank Aman C
Sao Paulo, SP
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Nice little restaurant in a nice area, but the service terrible and the food nothing special. We asked for pasta and lassagna. Although the dishes are well served (big) they are tasteless. There are better ootions near by.

Thank Jojojorch

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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
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Italian, Brazilian
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dias Ferreira, 147 | Lojas, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22431050, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Leblon
  • Neighbourhood: Leblon
  • Phone Number: 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?

Staying in Leblon

Neighbourhood Profile
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 pleasant place to relax and admire the local beauty.
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