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El Born

) #73 of 13,066 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro €€ - €€€ Latin, , Mediterranean
Rua Bolivar 17 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22061-021, Brazil
+55 21 3496-1780
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (47 reviews)
“jamon” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Latin, Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Rua Bolivar 17 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22061-021, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Another trip advisor thumbs up for El Born! Picked due to relative proximity to our hotel and seemingly good reviews on TA we went around 8pm on a weeknight. No need to book at this time, place was around half full, however when we left...More

Thank El-Paradiso
Reviewed 1 week ago

After our first visit, we were so pleased that we ended up going a second time. During our first visit, we all ordered a separate main course. Although the main courses were really tasty in itself, we only realized that the main virtue of this...More

Thank Jens V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for dinner at 11:30pm in most cities would've spelled disaster. But not in Rio! Thanks to Yelp, its filters and reviewers, we totally scored. Sorry, no menu pics as the lighting was too dim and flash on laminated page protectors does not work! ATMOSPHERE:...More

Thank MauiWorldTravelers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food great service and a great range of beers. The servers spoke English, constantly brought round food and the ambience was spot on. Strong recommend.

Thank Tim E
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We found this bar courtesy of TripAdvisor and it was so good, we ended up there twice. The decor and atmosphere are perfect for enjoying some excellent tapas. The staff were excellent too, they even helped us to direct our taxi man on the phone....More

Thank daenis_dub
Gerencia_cliente, Gerente de relações com clientes at El Born, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thank you so much! We hope you can come back very soon :) 🙏🏼♥️

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this food gem! I'm normally a basic type of food guy, but after a little persuasion from my wife I ordered a few dishes and I'm glad we did! Food didn't take long to arrive and we were not disappointed!! But I must...More

Thank Maurice E
Gerencia_cliente, Gerente de relações com clientes at El Born, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thank you so much! We hope you come back very soon :) 🙏🏼♥️

Reviewed 22 April 2017

The food is excellemt but the portion was a little bit small for the price. Better to wait to go to spain where you ll have the same thing for 4 times cheaper.More

Thank johnmehan
Gerencia_cliente, Gerente de relações com clientes at El Born, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thank you so much for your review :) It's very kind of you to take the time to post it. Unfortunately the price of the products imported from Spain are highly expensive and taxed here in Brazil. But we work so hard everyday to offer...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The only issue with dining at El Born is how to choose from the many delectable dishes. We had the salty fish cakes, filet Mignon with broccoli sauce and avocado and tuna salad. All were superb, with generous servings. Our hopes for enjoying main course...More

Thank MaryAnneandKeith
Gerencia_cliente, Gerente de relações com clientes at El Born, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely and informative review :) It's very kind of you to take the time to post it. We hope you can back very soon! Kind regards,

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The tapas and the steak are to die for here! Really quick service, good drinks, great vibe, and super cheap compared to a restaurant like this in Australia! Get here!

Thank shenspin
Gerencia_cliente, Gerente de relações com clientes at El Born, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Thank you so much! We hope you come back very soon :)

Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

If you like tapas this place is worth a visit. It is a cozy atmosphere and nice staff. The food is delicious. You can choose a meal from the menu, or just wait and see what kind of tapas the staff bring around. They come...More

Thank ElineFreim
Gerencia_cliente, Gerente de relações com clientes at El Born, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

Thank you so much! We hope you come back soon! :)

Nearby
Copacabana
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
...More
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charlieheyes
29 April 2017|
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Response from Gerencia_cliente | Property representative |
No! You can go to visit us any hour that you can! ;)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 02:00
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Bolivar 17 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22061-021, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: +55 21 3496-1780
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