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Mab's Restaurante e Bar

€€ - €€€, South American,
Avenida Atlantica 1140 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-000, Brazil
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible12%
4 Mar 2018
“Not a restaurant, not a bar”
3 weeks ago
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Bar, South American, Brazilian
€€ - €€€
Avenida Atlantica 1140 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If I could give this place a ZERO I would. This place is ridiculous...full of prostitutes, as well as crackheads, and husslers. The prostitutes are hoping to set up some dumb American just stupid enough to invite them to their room. Guys who fall for...More

Thank vbarbara2016
Reviewed 4 March 2018

No one comes here to eat or drink. The prices are a level or two higher than other beach side places. Working girls are the big attraction.

1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I'm using Maps when I'm in Rio, but it's getting worse and worse. Before, you could get good Spareribs and Bacala Bolinho here, but now it was limited. Were in 2 evenings, ordered me Bacalao Bolhinio but it was not good. Later in the evening,...More

1  Thank Frode Osvald L
Reviewed 28 January 2018

This place is almost an institution in Copacabana. Mab's has been around for over 40 years and always been a bit different from the other restaurant on Av. Atlantica. For lunch it is a regular family restaurant, but it is in the evening Mab's come...More

Thank Niels61
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

This place is disgraceful! When you sit , you have immediately prostitutes seating next to your table to do their business. I have never felt so bad in a restaurant. DON’T GO THERE

1  Thank Chti_World_Citizen
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We prefer Mab‘s at lunch because in the evening there are strange people in front of it. but during lunch food was great and to a very fair price. It‘s also very well flavored what does not often happen in the brazilian restaurants. staff is...More

Thank carlosrusso7
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Å really Nice place in the Sun,by the Beach. Good service and tasty food, quick and all served fast. Recomend this place

1  Thank fredde357
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are on vacation and stopped in for dinner!! The service was wonderful and the food was good. They even accommodated my allergies. We sat outside and had a wonderful view of the beach!! The price was fair and better than expected...More

Thank JDenoble
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Once a really good and well-priced bar and restaurant this has become a hive for prostitution, when you sit down you will immediately start to get gazes and smiles from the ladies there and this is in the day time. The evening are worse when...More

1  Thank Lars H
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Mabs is a good place to hang out .right on the beach front. Laid back in the afternoon. Very lively late on. Decent food aswell .frendly staff. Very much a singles bar late on.

Thank colin s
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
Bar, South American, Brazilian
Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 04:00
09:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Atlantica 1140 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: 552122757299
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