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O Rei do Caranguejo

Rua Xavier da Silveira 98 Loja A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
16 Jan 2017
“Casquinha da Caranguejo”
15 Aug 2016
“Great Local Seafood restaurant”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
Rua Xavier da Silveira 98 Loja A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Small seafood restaurant serving fresh fish and other dishes. Specialty is all sorts of seafood dishes but finger food as we call it, is great. Prices are very reasonable, ice cold beer, snacks and delicious seafood. Given it 4 stars due to the comfort of...More

Thank Memmet
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a place locals seem to go and the food was excellent although beware the portions are very large and 1 main course between 2 is enough. We had prawns in garlic, fried row, fantastic sardines and an excellent sea bass. One of the...More

Thank mbgandco
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Big dishes of caranguejos, camaroes and all kinds of seafood at moderate prices. Very kind waiters in a rustic atmosphere. I am sure to go back again!

Thank yemanjah
Reviewed 29 July 2013

A colleague of mine recommended this seafood restaurant as being very good. Therefore, we went with a couple of people, sat outside and ordered some fish. The waiters were very helpful and friendly. Since it is quite common in Brazil to have a lot of...More

1  Thank Naraew
Reviewed 4 May 2012

We've been looking for a good seafood restaurant for quite a time and occasionally came across Caranguejo. This is definitely a good place to have dinner. We tried a seafood mixed plate for two and it was delicious. The service was great. The prices are...More

1  Thank Anasyasia
Reviewed 24 September 2011

This is what Cariocas would call a “Pé Sujo”, which literally translated means “Dirty Foot”. This expression does not necessarily means that it is a bad place; the name is usually used in reference to small bars found in many street corners around Rio where...More

1  Thank ApiciusHotelier
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
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Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: Rua Xavier da Silveira 98 Loja A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: 1122351249
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