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Bar Urca

$$ - $$$, , Seafood
Rua Candido Gaffree 205 | Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22291-080, Brazil
22958744
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (27 reviews)
“empadas” (6 reviews)
“camaron” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Brazilian, Bar, Seafood, Portuguese
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Rua Candido Gaffree 205 | Urca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22291-080, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 286 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Urca Bar is a legacy of the beauty of URCA after its construction. It is a Bar that has been entering the routine of Cariocas over the years and much of it has to do with the informal conditions of the place. Sure, the...More

Thank Thiago Lucio P
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I'm a foreigner (but live here in Rio for more than 20 years) and had to meet 2 friends from Switzerland. As the girls were hosted near Urca and it was raining I decided to meet at Bar Urca (upper part) which was a very...More

Thank Virginie v
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Bar Urca sits at the farthest point of the neighborhood Urca (where you have Sugar Loaf). It is a small restaurant/bar where you may have different experiences. As a Carioca (born in Rio), I've been there several times. It is cool to watch the sunset...More

Thank Christiane F
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

It’s not even by far one of the best bars in the city,but is one of the most famous. Don’t expect great food,comfort and even a good service,but an amazing view and one of the best atmospheres ever. Going during the day,you can relax and...More

Thank Rodrigo R
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is a good place to visit after you visit the sugar loaf. It has good food and you sit upstairs looking out over the water. The night we were there there were crowds sitting on the wall who had brought drinks from the bar...More

Thank Declan O
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Now that's a weird place. Beautiful views, nice staff, but it feels very 60-70ies, all glories from a former past, including the (Portuguese) food... Why do they have to put flour into every dish they cook? We went there on recommendation, notably to try their...More

Thank seteaum
Nearby
Urca
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Brazilian, Bar, Seafood, Portuguese
Meals
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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 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: 22958744
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