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Bira Restaurante

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
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Estrada da Vendinha 68A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23020-810, Brazil
12:00 - 17:00
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two couples visited this restaurant for a reasonably long lunch whilst Carnival was on. The view was beautiful especially after a few days in Rio but the food was just divine. We had an excellent selection of empanada's followed by an historic fish stew - several beers and the beat of music from the Carnival in the background - it... More 

Thank dgbonn
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is probably one of the most romantic restaurants in Rio due to the location and views. My partner and I did some stand up paddle & kayaking before heading up to the restaurant at 4 pm (for the record they are only open from Thursday till Sunday during the winter months and only till 5pm). We managed to get... More 

Thank JuanSyL
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

view before arriving to location was great , GPS is better coz there is no sign board of the restaurant outside tend to confuse the location ,, Great food ,,, huge portions ,,, one portion is good for 3 so Price might look big in the menu card but the portion will make you happy ,extremely fresh Fish .. cooking... More 

Thank reaganrajkumar99
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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195 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

I really enjoy this place. Great view and very good food... I really enjoyed the moqueca, very large portions and very tasty meals. The "pastels" of shrimp are great as well.... The view is really impressive. Depending on the time, you might have a large wait time... My only negative comment is the parking.... I thought the parking situation was... More 

Thank jamescasonjr
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Dishies are for 3 or 4 people, so is a good place to share, but the price is a little expensive, on the other hand, has a wonderful view.

Thank Luciano P
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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106 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2015

The food is good and made for sharing, but the prices are higher than the others in the region. The great thing is the view. An amazing place for tourists in Rio.

1 Thank Bventuri
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2014

I am a big fan of Bira Restaurant. The food is awesome and with the expensive price. The view is amazing and the ride is a full day program for everyone. Don't forget to try the caipirinha :)

1 Thank CaioCSantos
London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2014

great place, which was shown to us by local friends. One hour drive from Copacabana, but well worth it: terrace over the sea, simple wooden tables, great atmosphere. We had a great seafood salad "vinaigrette de frutos de mar" with clams, octopus and I could have eaten just that...but then we ordered a "moqueca de camera", fish cooked in heaven... More 

Thank olivier b
rio de janeiro
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2014

I live in Rio and went to Bira bringing a group of outsiders. I never went there before since today. It's a long ride from Leblon, 1 hour without traffic. BE AWARE Normally, in the weekends, there is a HUGE line, so don't go hungry! Line is confusing, the crew is slow and sometimes forget about you, so pay attention... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2014

A group of friends and I had lunch at Bira, after visiting Sitio Burle Marx nearby. The restaurant atmosphere itself is pretty average, it is the panoramic views of the beach and trees that make it special (that was the reason we chose it). I found the food just okay, making it one of the most expensive meals in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Brazilian, Seafood, South American
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estrada da Vendinha 68A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 23020-810, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: 552124108304

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