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Gonzalo - CLOSED

Avenida Bartolomeu Mitre 450 C | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22431-002, Brazil
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
8 Feb 2016
“A great Uruguayan steak house gone!”
21 Feb 2015
“Surprise find”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Argentinian, South American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Avenida Bartolomeu Mitre 450 C | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22431-002, Brazil
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

I planed to take a friend out for luncha nad thought he'd enjoy stake. So Gonzalo it was. But to my surprise the owners had left and now there's a new non-descript undefined restaurant in place. So for steak lovers in Rio, there is no...More

Thank RKSR59
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Walking from Jardim Botanico towards Leblon/Ipanema beaches we came across this gem and stayed for lunch. Quite atmospheric. Very popular with locals. We were seated quite promptly. Food was great, in the Uruguay/Argentine style so a relief from the sauces of Portuguese cooking. Rare steak...More

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 16 February 2015

In leblon a beautiful place and charming restaurant First time here Choose the mignon, a 300 g sirloin with potato and it was great. No regrets But they don't have the dessert choosed and the bear was expensive I recommend hija de punta Unfortunately the...More

Thank sgancz
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Service was not good and the place was super loud, I asked the waiter which meat he recommended "well done" and he offered me the most expensive (400g) while I asked him for something 250g (he had no clue)! Finally went for the Bife de...More

2  Thank evyboo
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Quite frankly I guess there's very little to complain about Gonzalo: the stakes are heafty, cooked to spec (yes, I do have trouble getting my meat cooked as requested!) and with an assortment of side dishes, it makes you feel like as if you were...More

1  Thank RKSR59
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Most important: ask the cheff the best meet cut of the day. Avoid ask for one you like without previous approval of quality, because many people had complainned about impossible to eat meet (haaaarrrrddddd!!!!!!). Last week I asked a special "bife de tira" and my...More

Thank hiltonhilton
Reviewed 28 May 2014

diferent from the way we Brazilians prepare our " churrasco", Gonzalo uses the traditional way from Uruguay...they start to prepare the fire, hours before the opening of the restaurant , with special wood so the meat is cooked slowly ...the meat cuts also diferent from...More

Thank sandramarcarian
Reviewed 14 March 2014 via mobile

I have been here many times and in the past left a review which wasn't that good. But justice be made... This place has fantastic food and good service! A must!

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 17 February 2014

The place is trying to be very upscale and you pay for that. At the time we were in the early evening 8ish mid week, it was totally empty. The waiter was a bit snobbish and pushy. The food was good but not outstanding and...More

1  Thank Stefano O
Reviewed 6 January 2014

The food made on the parrilla is great. If you like meat, that´s the place to be. If you like vegetables, that´s also the place to eat. Most of the ingredients are imported from Uruguay, including beer, wine and the famous Dulce de Leche. The...More

Thank Miguel G
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
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Restaurant Details

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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Bartolomeu Mitre 450 C | Leblon, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22431-002, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Leblon
  • Neighbourhood: Leblon
  • Phone Number: 37963342
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