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Bar Urca

$$ - $$$, , Seafood
Rua Candido Gaffree 205 | Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22291-080, Brazil
+55 21 2295-8744
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp” (29 reviews)
“finger food” (5 reviews)
“pies” (4 reviews)
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Brazilian, Bar, Seafood, Portuguese
$$ - $$$
Rua Candido Gaffree 205 | Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22291-080, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a sailing cruise with DDrio and had some snacks before going onboard. The shrimps I enjoyed the most. Delicious

Thank vanessagoff21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Bar Urca with my girlfriend's cousin who's lived in Rio for quite some time. She ordered the shrimp in a pumpkin which was delicious. Quite a unique dish, I don't think I've seen that anywhere else.

Thank mj2837
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a recent trip to Rio I went to Bar Urca expecting a great experience from all the reviews I had read. Arrived anticipating a great evening. Placed my name on the reservation list and then went to the outside bar to have a drink...More

Thank Eric E
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Went this week and loved the large portion sizes we received, as well as being offered a lovely view and an English menu upon arrival. The location is slightly out of the way, but ideal if you’ve spent the morning on Sugarloaf mountain and fancy...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Really like this spot. As is high quality and genuine food in a very relaxing ambiance. Also not very touristic so it gives quite a true carioca feeling. Have a beer and a snack outside and up for a seat down meal.

Thank TRVR77
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely restaurant, amazing food. Good quality probably the best in Rio. Rated 3/5 because it’s a little cramped and very expensive compared to other places in Rio we have eaten. Staff very friendly and a nice view of the bay

Thank Scarnav
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Visiting my son and daughter-in-law in Rio we went to Bar Urca, a restaurant in front of Guanabara Bay. The view from the restaurant is very beautiful. We ordered a stew of sea food and shrimp risotto. First, the stew for 2 serves 3 to...More

Thank ligiakerr
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant over the eponymous bar. We had the Calderata de Frutos de mar for two - served four- and it was terrific. Fish, squid, shrimp and octopus in a terrific sauce with piroa a fish sauce thickened with manioc. One member of our group...More

Thank Carl K
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We went to this restaurant (on the second floor) after coming down from the Sugar Loaf and enjoyed the food there. We ordered the Camarão na moranga and didn't know it was going to be that big. We looked over other table, and they only...More

Thank MontfortOaks
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We ate lunch in the restaurant here after a morning of sailing. The weather had been a little mixed so were looking forward to something warm and comforting and Bar Urca was a great choice. The portions are large so three of us shared camarao...More

Thank Ian E
Urca is one of the oldest areas in Rio. Known for its
incredible views of the city, the neighbourhood runs
along Guanabara bay, providing visitors with an
opportunity to watch the sunset from one of Rio’s
greatest natural treasures: Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de
Acucar). It is said that the locals in Urca are “bon
vivant,” which is one of the reasons the area attracts
people of all styles and ages. Urca is the perfect
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Brazilian, Bar, Seafood, Portuguese
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Candido Gaffree 205 | Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22291-080, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Urca
  • Neighbourhood: Urca
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2295-8744
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