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Rua Professor Alfredo Gomes | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22251-080, Brazil
11:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 17:00
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I work very close to Ekko's and I really enjoy having lunch there, because you feel like the food is really fresh and cooked with much care. On Thursday I love to get the shrimp pastel and also don't forget to try the damascus pie, its amazing. The house itself is really charming and the garden make everything looks so... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Loved it. Buffet style but with a focus on high quality fresh cuisine. Japanese sushi plus traditional Brazilian faire. The building reminds me of a restaurant in historic Savannah (GA) as a historic house converted into a high quality restaurant. The quality of the food reminded me of some of our better meals in Napa/Sonoma (CA). The sushi was very... More 

Thank Casey W
London, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Set in a residential street in the heart of Rio is a hidden gem of a restaurant. As you enter you’re given a form. You then pick whatever you want from a grand buffet (meats, fish, sushi, vegetarian, etc.) and have your plate weighed. Have your meal at one of the many tables then pay once you’re finished. Great concept... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Set in an well preserved early C20th town house in a quite sidestreet in Botafogo, Ekko's is an oasis of calm in an otherwise bustling neighbourhood. Lunch only, buffet style kilo restaurant which is open seven days a week. There is a comprehensive selection to choose from, all fresh and well presented and though more pricey than many kilo restaurants... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
11:30 - 17:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Professor Alfredo Gomes | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22251-080, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
  • Neighbourhood: Botafogo

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

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In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact, some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros, an art museum that showcases amazing artists from Latin America, is a must see located in a historical building in Botafogo.
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