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Gero Ipanema

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Rua Anibal de Mendonca 157, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-050, Brazil
+55 21 2239 8158
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12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Sat 12:00 - 01:30
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gero is that kind of restaurant that you just go and you just love. The most beautiful location in Rio, amazing food, sophisticated wine list and the best service team of Rio(for sure)! Alves, Monteiro, Gil, Mauricio and all the guys are wonderful. If you are in Rio, it's a must do in your list of desires.

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64 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Business dinner - the place very nice, good service, but ... and it's not my first time to get to this conclusion ... the food highly overrated. I had the calamari salad which was ok, but then I had one of their signature plates which is the ravioli stuffed with vitello and funghi. Didn't work for me ... no vitello... More 

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Thank Albert J F
Alves A, Gerente at Gero Ipanema, responded to this review

Dear Mr Albert, Thank you for taking your time to review our restaurant Gero Ipanema. Constructive comments and feedback are always the best way to overcome our clients’ expectations. I feel really sorry about all your words and I apologize for all the mentioned negative aspects. This is certainly not the level of service we aim to provide to our... More 

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437 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a great lunch. The service was outstanding so was the food. Everything we had was great. The Tagliata and the sole were great the lasagne was average.

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Thank Go100go
Alves A, Gerente at Gero Ipanema, responded to this review

Dear Customer It was a pleasure to receive you in the restaurant Gero Ipanema I am glad to know that we provided you a good gastronomic experience I apologize for the lasagna and I told to the Chef about your placement, because we value the full satisfaction of our customers. I hope to serve you in new opportunities in the... More 

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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The welcome was discreet and the staff attentive. They didn't bother when we asked for a change of table as I preferred a quieter one by the wall. We were a party of two and got one starter each (potatoes and tuna carpaccio) and one main each (tagliatelle and risotto). Their selection of wine by the glass is very limited... More 

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Alves A, Gerente at Gero Ipanema, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you for taking your time to review our restaurant Gero Ipanema. We are thrilled to know you had enjoyed our food and service, My sincere apologies for the mentioned negative aspect. I hope to have another opportunity to welcome you in your next visit to Rio de Janeiro to deliver the complete great experience. Sincerely, Alves Manager... More 

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This restaurant has a lot of charm and can be a romantic spot for two if you desire. The meal was fabulous, I can't say enough about it. Service was excellent as well. If you're looking for a really good meal in a really pretty setting, this is it. Our menu was pre-planned as we were with a group, but... More 

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Alves A, Gerente at Gero Ipanema, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our restaurant Gero Ipanema. We are thrilled to know you had enjoyed our food, decoration and service. I will be very happy to welcome you in your return! Sincerely, Alves Manager Gero Ipanema More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

remember your parent´s favourite neighborhood restaurant, the one you went every sunday ? well, this is the place where the´ll take you if you were a child living in Ipanema today , and you your mom and dad were very cool. The place, the food, the maitre de, even the 40 minutes waitng is beautifull, so go ahead and enjoy

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Alves A, Gerente at Gero Ipanema, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you so much for taking your time to write about your experience at Gero Ipanema Restaurant. Your words are as scrumptious to hear as it is our gastronomy! I will pass along your comments to our staff and everyone will be thrilled to know all your kind words about your experience with us. I hope to welcome... More 

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180 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I visited Gero Ipanema on my own and had the most wonderful evening. Perfect service, polite, swift and discreet, sophisticated ambiance (understated elegance, candlelit romantic yet buzzing with soft chatter and jazz tones), and excellent food and wine. I had a delicious Pinot Grigio by the glass, the mozzarella ravioli in tomato sauce, and a tiramisu accompanied with a small... More 

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Alves A, Gerente at Gero Ipanema, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Héléne, Thank you so much for taking your time to write about your experience at Gero Ipanema Restaurant. Your words are as delightful to hear as it is our gastronomy! I will pass along your comments to our staff and everyone will be thrilled to know all your kind words about your experience with us. I hope to... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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78 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Gero comes as close to perfection as a restaurant can expect to be, especially in RJ. The dishes are well thought out, even better prepared, with invariably fresh ingredients and absolute consistency in their quality (sadly I know this because I far too often order the Angola chicken with mushrooms and polenta, but it is wonderful). The service is remarkable... More 

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Alves A, Gerente at Gero Ipanema, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you so much for taking your time to write about your experience at Gero Ipanema Restaurant. Your words are as delicious to hear as it is our gastronomy! I will pass along your comments to our staff and everyone will be thrilled to know that you have enjoyed the quality of our service and menu. We look... More 

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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We had been wanting to have a meal at Gero Ipanema for a long time, but never seemed to find the opportunity to do it. We had been to Gero at Shopping Leblon and were not very happy about it. Last Sunday we finally had lunch at Gero Ipanema. What a great meal!! Everything was excellent (the pasta, the fish... More 

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Alves A, Gerente at Gero Ipanema, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you so much for taking your time to write about your experience at Gero Ipanema Restaurant. Your words are as scrumptious to hear as it is our gastronomy! I will pass along your comments to our staff and everyone will be thrilled to know all your kind words about your experience with us. I hope to welcome... More 

Ithaca, New York
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548 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The exterior is dark and low-key but the restaurant obviously has a reputation -- it was chosen by local members of our party and I heard it being recommended to a guest by the concierge at my hotel. It proved to be an excellent choice for our party of 17 people. They created a dumbbell shaped arrangement to seat all... More 

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Alves A, Gerente at Gero Ipanema, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thank you so much for taking your time to write about your experience at Gero Ipanema Restaurant. Your words are as scrumptious to hear as it is our gastronomy! I will pass along your comments to our staff and everyone will be thrilled to know all your kind words about your experience with us. I hope to welcome... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Anibal de Mendonca 157, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-050, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
  • Neighbourhood: Ipanema
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2239 8158
Description
The first "Carioca" version of Gero opened in 2002 and follows in the successful footsteps of its sister restaurant in São Paulo. Awarded top prizes in the city's main culinary and news magazines, the menu is based on Italian recipes passed down through generations, such as baked lamb with potatoes and small artichokes and ravioli stuffed with veal and mushroom sauce. Designed by Aurelio Martinez Flores, Gero Rio brings the same minimalistic and laid-back ambience to Rio de Janeiro. In a few months, the restaurant became a staple in the city nightlife scene, a mecca for the town's many musicians, artists and personalities.

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Ipanema
Ipanema is considered Rio's crown jewel. It offers the best view of the sunset from Arpoador and is inspiration for the legendary song, “The Girl from Ipanema.” Ipanema is an upscale area, home to many high-end restaurants and luxury shops, many of which can be found on the charming Garcia d'Ávila Avenue. The neighbourhood is very rich culturally, housing many art galleries that show contemporary art. There is also a great variety of nightlife in the neighbourhood, which buzzes with many options for every taste.
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