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“Delicious Friday Lunch”

Zaza Bistro Tropical
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Ranked #57 of 14,498 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$35 - US$60
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Ipanema
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We are a group of moms and daughters traveling from the US and we all really enjoyed our food at ZaZa, especially the curries and delicious banana brûlée. We wish we would have been able to return to eat there again during our trip.

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priscila j, Gerente de relações públicas at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

This restaurant is a famous restaurant, but be careful. You get always bad tables, food medium and waiters behave like football stars. Their service is miserable. I regretted the time to be there as they behaved so badly. So no recommandation at all.

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priscila j, Gerente de relações públicas at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hi! We apologize and we'll find out what happened. We greatly appreciate the experience of our customers and hope that everything goes perfect.

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

One of the best bistros in the Ipanema area! Extremely fresh and tasty menu, delicious seafood and fresh fruit juice and cocktail drink menu. Their ceviche is really good and they make fresh wholesome items that really stand out from a line of bad restaurant food in the area. The ambiance is great with excellent attentive staff members.

Thank zoobearz
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priscila j, Gerente de relações públicas at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Zaza is lovely. Lovely staff. Lovely ambience. Lovely menu. Lovely food. I had the tuna sashimi for starters and the fisherman’s stew. My wife had the green curry ‘not so hungry’ bowl.
Portion size.....there was far more food in my wife’s ‘small bowl’ compared to my ‘main course’ stew. The flavours and textures of the food might well be stunning but come on Zaza.... the portion size is tiny for the price. My stew would have made a starter but for a main? Maybe 10 or so small mouthfuls maximum and walking away hungry from a nice restaurant can’t be right can it?
Five stars for ambience, flavour and texture, two stars for portion and value for money.

Thank Nige10868
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priscila j, Gerente de relações públicas at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hello. We apologize and we'll find out what happened. We will check what happened, because our portions are plentiful and many people, even, divide.

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved this please.
From the beautiful decor and friendly staff to the brilliant food, it was a pleasure all round.
We got the cold and hot sharing platters to start (lamb croquettes and ceviche were my favourites), and the grilled octopus, lamb ravioli and grilled fish for main, which were all great.

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priscila j, Gerente de relações públicas at Zaza Bistro Tropical, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

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