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Viva Ro

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Rua Apolonia Pinto 505 | Mury, Nova Friburgo, State of Rio de Janeiro 28615-320, Brazil
552225421890
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Wed - Thu 12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Brasilia, DF
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Really good food in good portion. I love it. The price is not the best in the area though. But I would still recommend.

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Thank Maj S
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

The caring staff is the most symbolic characteristc of the place. The food is good but not outstanding. The menu offers several choices of meat, side orders and sauce. I had a steak with a green pepper sauce and a side of colourful rice (with vegetables). Fair.. Staff is well trained and very caring. Worth a visit.

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Thank IqueOliveira
Caxias do Sul - RS - Brazil
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255 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

In Muri, minutes from Nova Friburgo is this better keep secret place. Family owned restaurant with a German cuisine, the place is very agreeable with German decoration on a mountain clime temperature. The way to prepare your plate is: chose the meat, the sauce and potatoes or rice. Great taste. Desert is also great. Good wine selection. Excellent service.

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Thank D'Arrigo
Nova Friburgo, RJ
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The food itself is very good, but have had some problems with service more than once in the past. One of the major downsides of this restaurant is the fact that it only accepts cash, which is a ludicrous proposition for a mid-priced restaurant in the 21st century. . Just another thing the makes it feel as though they don't... More 

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Thank Gabriel B
Sao Paulo, SP
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Excellent German cuisine in Nova Friburgo. Food is great and the taste is awesome, one of the best in the region. The Chef is creative, having the ability the best to get the best out of the ingredients.

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Thank 746bkern
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Nova Friburgo was founded by Germans and that shows in many ways--especially in the food. German food is easy to find in that area at the many pensions and hotels. Viva Ro restaurant is no exception. The menu is predominantly German, with traditional fare such as bratwursts, potato salad and meatloaf and other dishes to satisfy those who do not... More 

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Thank Elizabeth H
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

This has to be one of the most inventive cuisines here, and anywhere, for that matter. Viva Rô's chef is capable of fulfilling anyone's taste, whether you're a fan of seafood or hunger for a suculent filet mignon, not to mention the delicious side dishes. The waitresses are always very attentive and helpful, and the atmosphere is one of pure... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$17
Cuisine
International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Apolonia Pinto 505 | Mury, Nova Friburgo, State of Rio de Janeiro 28615-320, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Nova Friburgo
  • Phone Number: 552225421890

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