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Lorenzo Bistro

Rua Visconde de Carandai 2 | Esquina com a Rua Lopes Quintas, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22460-020, Brazil
55 21 2294-7830
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (4 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
“third floor” (2 reviews)
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Italian, French, European
Rua Visconde de Carandai 2 | Esquina com a Rua Lopes Quintas, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22460-020, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We have been there for lunch this Sunday, celebrating my B-day with friends. Fortunately, I had made a reservation four days before for the top floor which was adorable. We were welcomed with Proseco! We have tried the sirloin on its two versions and both...More

Thank Vania S
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is really nice and with good and service. But what called my attention is that they have in the third floor a place that serves for big groups where you can go with business groups or friends. Up to 20 people.

Thank Bernardo G
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Nestled in amongst the well to do workers of Jardin botanical area is this traditional italian place. Lovely friendly staff and cosy atmosphere We had some lovely duck and gnocchi Not cheap but worth it Fast and sweet people.

Thank darren_jcLondon
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We visited for a weekday lunch. It is clearly a popular place and the verandah was an attractive spot to watch what was going on. Caught us out with an excessive 'cover charge' for bread. The fish was good and the brownie (although delivered by...More

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had been wanting to go to Lorenzo bistrô for a while and finally we had a chance to have lunch there last Sunday. Even though we knew it would be good, it turned out to be a good surprise. The food...More

Thank solpdf
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I went to Lorenzo on a Saturday night. Arrived early and we got a table on the top floor. Cozy, casual , yet romantic. I had the Duck Confit, best I had in Brazil and before that the couvert. Reasonable choice of wines and very...More

Thank E N
Reviewed 27 September 2016

The access isn´t very easy. But when you arrive you find a nice and cozy atmosphere. The staff is very professional and attentive. I ate a delicious confit de canard and this would be my recommendation. Go and enjoy !!

Thank CCTA65
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Great fixed price menus for lunch really good value, in this buzy off the tourist route area of Rio. It is a walk from the main gates of jardim botanical but worth while

Thank richmou
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Not only is the manager a very nice and compassionate person. He gave our girls free water when we were not even eating in his premises despite our protests. he is also a very good host of a beautiful restaurant. You only have to look...More

Thank Clifford67
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Stumbled on this place in Jardim Botanco and we were so pleased we did. The food was amazing and the staff were really friendly and attentive. We will definitely go back there, maybe tomorrow.

Thank karenwhelan808
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 17:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
13:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Visconde de Carandai 2 | Esquina com a Rua Lopes Quintas, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22460-020, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: 55 21 2294-7830
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Lorenzo Bistrô, located in a three-storey house in the neighborhood Jardim Botânico, is one of the most charming restaurants in Rio de Janeiro. The partners Nick Barcellos and Janjão Garcia offers classic recipes of Italian and French cuisine, plus a wine list extensive and well-considered one of the best in town. Some highlights are: Omelette à la ciboulette et au parmesan, Moules et frites à la provençale, Insalata di burrata e fico, La Salade avec le Pont L´Évêque, Risotto di baccalá e zucchini, Ravióli di zucca, Poulet rôti, Steak béarnaise, Confit de canard, Semifreddo de Nutella and Crema Catalana.
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