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“Fantastic Muceca, Friendly service”
Review of Bar Urca

Bar Urca
Ranked #194 of 14,498 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$20
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Urca
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We came here for a long lunch during Carnaval; the atmosphere in the restaurant was great.

We ordered a muceca to share between four, it was incredibly tasty and really hit the spot. We finished with a banana fritter desert. There was a steady flow of 'caipirinhas' throughout the whole meal!

We had a great view right by the window, overlooking the sea, where many people order beers and sit out (as can be seen in the photo).

The only down side is the price, it is by no means the cheapest place to eat in Rio.

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Thank lolita143
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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped here after visiting Sugarloaf mountain, and on our way to a lunch reservation.

Whilst there is a restaurant here, on a nice day, there are lots of people getting drinks from the bar, and sitting outside on the wall overlooking the sea.
A very beautiful and calm location, away from the tourist crowds.

Thank kingduncan81
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

One of my favorite things to do on a sunny day in Rio is to walk from Shopping Mall Rio Sul to Bar Urca enjoying the fresh breeze and beautiful view provided by this neighbourhood.

Once at the Bar Urca, first reserve a table at the restaurant upstairs as there is normally a waiting list of at least 45 minutes, then go to the bar and order Bolinho de Aipim com Carne Seca, bolinho de bacalhau and empada de camarão (yummmmyyyyy) with a beer (sold by the litre) or a caipirinha. You can take your food and drinks to the Mureta and contemplate the bay.

I do recommend that you skip breakfast this day as you can feast at the restaurant upstairs and order a Moqueca de camarão a baiana among many other delicious Brazilian regional foods, and continue with the beer and caipirinha ;) After all this food and drinks, I recommend that you burn some of those calories by walking back to the Sugar Loaf and watch the sun set from there.

Yes, you can make it a full day ;)

Enjoy
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Thank Pedro M
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

We booked a sailing cruise with DDrio and had some snacks before going onboard. The shrimps I enjoyed the most. Delicious

Thank vanessagoff21
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Went to Bar Urca with my girlfriend's cousin who's lived in Rio for quite some time. She ordered the shrimp in a pumpkin which was delicious. Quite a unique dish, I don't think I've seen that anywhere else.

Thank mj2837
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