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Cafe 18 do Forte

) #344 of 12,871 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro €€ - €€€ Brazilian, Cafe, Bar
Praca Coronel Eugenio Franco, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-020, Brazil
(21) 2523-0171
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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Brazilian, Cafe, Bar
€€ - €€€
Praca Coronel Eugenio Franco, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-020, Brazil
Neighbourhood: Copacabana
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Myself and my mothered shared the breakfast for 2! Surprised we managed to eat (nearly) all of it! But it was well worth it!!!

Thank emmjah
edumendesaraujo, Proprietário at Cafe 18 do Forte, responded to this review

Thank you!!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Located at Copacabana fort at posto 6 on Copacabana beach , This cafe is next to traditional Colombo It`s a must see for tourists. It gets crowded on Sundays mornings for breakfast so it`s advisable to arrive before 10 am. There`s a fee of R$...More

Thank TQB
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Great place to stop for a snack in the fort with a great view over the Copacabana. It's located at the end of the main road into the fort and outside tables are in the shade of trees making it a lovely place to relax.

1  Thank mikesierra
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for breakfast or lunch. Stunning view. Had the salmon omelette, which was delicious. The waiter were also very kind.. Definitely coming again.

1  Thank Geraldine S
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

The view of the sea is amazing, maybe we expected the same experience from the food. Tapioca dices were made of big pieces of fried tapiocas, which were raw inside. The bacon slices around the tapioca had no taste. We ordered 2 different types of...More

1  Thank Corredato
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Went for Brunch the views and location is awesome. All outside seating so if it's windy or cloudy bring a jacket because you will be chilly. The food is good and the service was ok even though the staff spoke little to no English but...More

1  Thank princess123182
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The best caffe in rio de janeiro so far. The waiters were really nice but the service is really slow because the place was full.

Thank benkokolos
Reviewed 15 June 2016

You have to pay the Forte entrance fee of 6 real to enjoy the cafe.3 realfor the over 60/s. We had a sandwich,similar to BLT with delicious chips,followed by churros and chocolate.The staff are very friendly,a table by the wall gives a great view of...More

1  Thank SimplyYours
Reviewed 3 June 2016

I have been to the Cafe twice in the last two months and will return again. Try to get a table overlooking Copacabana Beach and enjoy a great sandwich, salad,cup of coffee or an ice cream. Their menu has something for everybody. The service is...More

1  Thank GREG C
Reviewed 3 May 2016

This is the second cafe as you walk through the fort. The first cafe were very rude and refused to serve us without a Brazilian phone number, my Brazilian daughter in law was very cross and left without explaining she could provide one. As we...More

1  Thank 616LAM
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Cafe, Bar
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Coronel Eugenio Franco, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22070-020, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: (21) 2523-0171