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Eccellenza Pizzaria

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Rua Visconde de Caravelas 121, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22271-041, Brazil
+55 21 2535-0591
12:00 - 13:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Mon 12:00 - 13:00
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:30
Sat - Sun 12:30 - 16:30
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Englishman on the Move
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168 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Been here several times and always order their special bread before even looking at the menu, wonderful combination of pizza bread, ham, cheese served warm - delicious. Extensive menu of pastas but really only look at the pizzas, their dough and combination of ingredients is excellent. Good service, nice wine list and some good desserts but the pizza is what... More 

Thank Loafingalong
OnaiRolf, Proprietário at Eccellenza Pizzaria, responded to this review

Hi Loafingalong! Thank you for your avaliation! The house bread is really one of ours best-selling. Best regards! More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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645 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Friendly, average, good for an informal meeting. Some good pizzas, but not above average. The service is abit awkward, though.

Thank carlosmp
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the Favorita pizza especially. It's one of the best pizzas I've ever tasted! Another highlight is the friendliness of the staff. If you want to go out for pizzas, you can't go wrong going to Eccelenza.

Thank Felipe O
OnaiRolf, Proprietário at Eccellenza Pizzaria, responded to this review

Hi Felipe! Thank you! It`s a great honour to read your comments and know you have had a good time at our Eccellenza! More 

Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We came across this charming establishment when dining out with our Rio Meet up group. The vegetarian pizza was perfect - thin crusted and loaded with veggies; just the way we like it. The service was quick and pleasant, and the atmosphere, charming, with delightful, live music (Wed only). Can't wait to return with family and friends.

Thank brys911
OnaiRolf, Proprietário at Eccellenza Pizzaria, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment! Come back often! More 

New Malden, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Good food on our first night in Rio. Just getting to grips with the language. They were super helpful. Me and the other half enjoyed our food.

Thank William T
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Second time I went there, and like the last one, it was a terrible experience. I would recommend to choose other pizzeria, as this one is expensive and customer service is not good at all.

Thank Camilla J
OnaiRolf, Proprietário at Eccellenza Pizzaria, responded to this review
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Uma avaliação inespecífica, suspeita, de um perfil nunca antes utilizado, objetivando apenas prejudicar. More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

We had a great time. The place is modern with nice decoration and the pizza is great. Many interesting toppings that we tried. Highly recommend.

Thank GOB1986
OnaiRolf, Proprietário at Eccellenza Pizzaria, responded to this review

Thank you! It`s a great honour to read your comments and know you have had a good time at our Eccellenza! More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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77 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

I've been there for many times pizza's flavor is original and very tasty. Besides pizzas the entries are excellent. I recommend eggplant roasted in the wood oven.

Thank Marcio S
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Firstly the waiters were rude and abrupt. The pizzas are overpriced for what you are getting. There is much better out there. Don't waste time visiting

3 Thank Desire4travel
OnaiRolf, Proprietário at Eccellenza Pizzaria, responded to this review

Dear, we have trained wait staff, somelier, selected products, special wines, craft beer, a renowned architect decorated environment, etc, I regret that the only thing you can watch is the price. More 

Sao Paulo, Brasil
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Tasty pizzas, with creative flavours. Nice ambiance. Friendly service. Small place (with some collective tables, if I am not mistaken). Customers seemed to be locals, for the most part. Prices are high (R$70-R$75 for a pizza serving two people at best; beer and wine quite expensive too).

Thank Klara_SP

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 13:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 16:30
12:00 - 13:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Visconde de Caravelas 121, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22271-041, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
  • Neighbourhood: Botafogo
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2535-0591

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In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact, some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros, an art museum that showcases amazing artists from Latin America, is a must see located in a historical building in Botafogo.
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