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Rua Visconde de Piraja 128 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-000, Brazil
(21) 3289 2350
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“salads” (13 reviews)
“sushi” (17 reviews)
“grilled meat” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Japanese, Brazilian, Sushi, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Visconde de Piraja 128 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-000, Brazil
Neighbourhood: Ipanema
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The "normal" buffet was pretty good (even though the fried empanadas were cold!). Then I discovered that to eat the Japanese dishes I had to take a different plate: the only sushi I liked was the Philadelphia with fried cover ones. The other ones had...More

Thank Fabio M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Ipanema. They have a great selection of very tasty fresh food sold by the kilo or all you can eat for a fixed price. Almost everything is excellent

Thank gaytraveller707
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

You check, choice , weight and eat:) they give you a card when you get in and you can "shop" with your plate around the buffet . Various and healthy food People are nice and the place is quiet and clean

Thank Stofa L
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Frontera for a quick dinner. It's a self service pay by weight buffet restaurant. The dishes were okay but nothing outstanding. Overall a good place to stop if you are looking for a quick cheap meal.

Thank JJ_TravelExpress
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Cheap food that was good value, decent selection of dishes, attentive staff and a helpful english speaking manager. Would come back again

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Reasonably priced , good food, self-service buffet style , with your choice of meat to be placed directly on your plate from the barbecue , nice, quick and tasty- ask for the baby-beef excellent . Drinks etc you order from you table

Thank ohjr2016
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We ate at Frontera almost every night during the Olympics as it was good food with lots of vegetable choices and grilled meats, quick service as it is buffet style with payment based on weight of plate. Friendly atmosphere, TVs to watch the events, bar,...More

Thank Priscilla S
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The buffet was mixed with respect to food quality. Our group had some items that were very good and some that were obviously old. At the grill they only had one person cooking where he only had two choices of meat, and it took a...More

Thank nmrunner
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Lots of choices here. They have meat, but also a pretty good food cold bar and sushi selection. They weigh everything. A big lunch cost me about R$55

1  Thank th27701
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

The setup of the restaurant is okay. It is a buffet restaurant and you pay for the amount of KG you eat. We were here on a thursday evening around 20:00 and the food was not good at all. Everything was half-cold and i think...More

Thank Maurice L
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
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Marianita P
Queríamos saber el Precio del Rodizio libre por persona y cuánto pagan los niños de 4 y de 8 años? Aguardo respuesta. Gracias
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preço do bufe as quartas feiras ?
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Estive la agora em maio mas nao me lembro acho que R$ 75,00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Visconde de Piraja 128 | Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22410-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Ipanema
  • Neighbourhood: Ipanema
  • Phone Number: (21) 3289 2350
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