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Dona Irene

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Rua Tenente Luiz Meirelles 1800 | Bom Retiro, Teresopolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25954-000, Brazil
+55 21 2742-2901
12:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Great restaurant specialized in ukrainian and russian food. Marvelous tastes in a great variety of dishes. A little bit expensive, but it was worth it!

Thank Eliesier S
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I have been there many times. It is a journey, with many different courses. You feel like a Czar with the banquet. All of this in a pleasant and friendly environment

1 Thank Jose Eduardo S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

This is not a restaurant....It's a divine and undescribable gastronomical experience. It certainly left a lasting impression on me.

2 Thank Marcelo A
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Restaurant Lady Irene Exclusive Russian restaurant in Brazil , managed to remain in the same way since its inauguration last century . The main attraction would be the vodka , but the dishes are unforgettable . I recommend a visit

2 Thank Marcos S
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

its really amazing expirience for who is looking for tasty, even a bit luxure, russuian cuisine. Beautiful place, sensation as like in museum, but for describe the delicious meals, you simply cant, cause its absolutely astonish. 5 steps of dishes, quality vodka, just come.

Thank Ilya F
Oslo, Norway
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Go there is you want an amazing russian experience. The food is exceptional and so is the home made vodka, so come with a taxi.

Thank Alexander B
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

It does not only provide you with a delicious meal, but a great gastronomic experience. The best homemade vodka. It's worth to take a bottle home! The food is served in courses and prepared with excellence. From starters to dessert, everything is delicious. Great service! The only bad thing is: no cards accepted and reservations are required. PS: try to... More 

Thank Alinemonty
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Teresopolis is still behind Itaipava what choice of restaurants concerns. But, there is one restaurant in Teresopolis that beats them all: Dona Irene, a family restaurant of Russian cuisine. The food follows classic Russian receipts, the vodka is at perfect temperature and the ambience is very cozy and inviting to take your time and enjoy. And if you are lucky... More 

2 Thank Juliana V
Belo Horizonte, MG
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2014

When I say it's one of the best, believe me. Amazing. We were prepared for a treat and got much more than what we expected! I won't extend too much in the details because, honestly, you should enjoy the surprise. The only way you won't enjoy it is either if you are vegan or if you are one of those... More 

3 Thank Marcelo S
Geneva, Switzerland
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2013

This family-owned restaurant is a hidden gem on the countryside of Rio de Janeiro. Not surprisingly it won many different awards over the last decades. You will eat like a Tsar. They will offer you a banquet that you will long remember. Everything here is perfect. The food is amazing. The staff is attentive and ready to answer all your... More 

3 Thank André F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$41
European, Russian, Eastern European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Reservations, Private Dining, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Tenente Luiz Meirelles 1800 | Bom Retiro, Teresopolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25954-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Teresopolis
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2742-2901

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?