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Av. das Americas 3,900 30 piso | Vllage Mall, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
552132522637
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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78 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This is a nice steakhouse in Rio elegant but not black tie, the food was great and the attention from the staff perfect. The business kind of rest and also for special occasions. Not cheap at all, least expensive meat plate is over 25 usd up to 100.

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Thank Gilberto V
RestaurantePobreJuan, Gerência de Qualidade at Pobre Juan, responded to this review

Hello, Gilberto, Thank you for your evaluation! We are very glad to hear your comments and hope to see you soon again with us! More 

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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Nice view of Lagoa. I would recommend a table located in the outside of the balcony, in the rooftop. Staff is polite, fast and food is really good. Try the rumpsteak (picanha).

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Thank Bruno A
RestaurantePobreJuan, Gerência de Qualidade at Pobre Juan, responded to this review

Hello, Bruno, Thank you for your evaluation! We are very glad to hear your comments and hope to see you soon again with us! More 

Milano
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

A nice restaurant . The problem is that always you want something in the menu and they don't have. A shame, because is a really nice and different food. The meat is amazing and the pistachio farofa one of the best.

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Thank CatarinaSofiete
RestaurantePobreJuan, Gerência de Qualidade at Pobre Juan, responded to this review

Hello, Catarina, Thank you for your evaluation! We are very glad to hear your comments and hope to see you soon again with us! More 

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72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This used to be the better when it had an amazing bartender that worked there. I went there many times just to have his drinks. But the food is very good as well. The atmosphere is sophisticated and there is live music at night. The steaks are fantastic as well as the desserts.

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Thank Alexandre P
RestaurantePobreJuan, Gerência de Qualidade at Pobre Juan, responded to this review

Hello, Alexandre, Thank you for your evaluation! We are very glad to hear your comments and hope to see you soon again with us! More 

São Paulo, SP
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33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Nice and warm place, friendly staff and magnificent Argentinian Parilla. The Ancho steak was wonderful

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RestaurantePobreJuan, Gerência de Qualidade at Pobre Juan, responded to this review

Hello, Rinaldo, Thank you for your evaluation! We are very glad to hear your comments and hope to see you soon again with us! More 

Teramo, Italy
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148 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This might be in a shopping mall (quite common in a lot of hot countries) but if you dine inside you really could be in any restaurant in any city It's interior is quite dark and masculine but also very interesting with a great wine choice that you can browse yourself (very Brazilian) or ask the wine waiter for recommendation.... More 

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RestaurantePobreJuan, Gerência de Qualidade at Pobre Juan, responded to this review

Hello, Gilland, Thank you for your evaluation! We are very glad to hear your comments and hope to see you soon again with us! :) More 

Florianopolis, SC
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We loved our experience, a beautiful place, with good live music, all the restaurant is very well decorated. good meat. not cheap, but its a good choice in a pleasant shopping mall

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RestaurantePobreJuan, Gerência de Qualidade at Pobre Juan, responded to this review

Hello, Ana Paula, Thank you for your evaluation! We are very glad to hear your comments and hope to see you soon again with us! More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Went with a large group for dinner. We were well taken care of and the food was pretty good. Good steaks and empanadas. Wine list was also pretty good. Overall we had a good experience and would be happy to return.

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Thank LMB-Travels
RestaurantePobreJuan, Gerência de Qualidade at Pobre Juan, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks a lot for your evaluation! We are glad to hear such good comments and happy to know that you enjoyed our food and hospitality. Hope to seen you soon again with us! More 

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

This is a great Argentinian restaurant but located In Brazil. As a guest I watched and learned as we began a dining experience. The host ordered several appetisers. They have a variety of sausages that I'd recommend trying. To my surprise they went on to order full meals. Several of us had steak dishes - all excellent. As it was... More 

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Thank John A
RestaurantePobreJuan, Gerência de Qualidade at Pobre Juan, responded to this review

Hello, John, We thank you for your evaluation and positive comments! We are glad you tried and approved our menu and hospitality. We hope you come back soon! It will be a privilegie to have you again with us! More 

venezuela
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

This place is great for a very nice dinner with family or group of friends, plenty food like the starters that they bring into the table , the meat real good and the portion enough I think .... Don't forget order for desert the churros!!!!

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Thank rimbaud111us
RestaurantePobreJuan, Gerência de Qualidade at Pobre Juan, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for your comments and compliments! We hope to see you soon again in one of our restaurants! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$48
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. das Americas 3,900 30 piso | Vllage Mall, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: 552132522637

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?