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Galeto Sat S

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Brazilian, Barbecue
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Rua Barata Ribeiro 7, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22011-001, Brazil
12:00 - 05:00
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Portsmouth, VA
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2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate at Galeto Sal tonight. There was a wait for tables; since I was dining alone, I ate at the counter and interacted with the grill master. The place is known for chicken, cooked over charcoal, but also serves grilled beef and sausage. I had the grilled chicken, a la carte, with a garlic/citrus sauce (28 reis), Portuguese potatoes... More 

Thank charlesd129
Charleston, South Carolina
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is one of the places that think their food is so good they don't really need to have great service. Tracking down waiters always felt like a choir. One member of our party was having trouble ordering in Portuguese (the rest of our table had already ordered) and the waiter simply walked away without a word (we had a... More 

Thank Ben B
London, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Super good place. Came twice during our 1 week carnival extravaganza and another time where it was too busy to even get served. Great atmosphere at the bar and on the street. Excellent grilled meats and garlic bread - particularly enjoyed the chicken hearts which you could eat and eat for days and the grilled chicken. The contre filet was... More 

Thank oliP21
Santiago, Chile
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87 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

A famous late-night after-party beer and snacks between my friends. The owner is a bohemian friendly guy, that keeps the bar open until the last client decide to leave. The portion of food are more than enough and traditional bar food from Rio, being the roasted chicken their speciallity. Also the sausages are a great appetizer.

Thank unumpentium
Santiago, Chile
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157 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Great garlic bread but chicken was a disappointment as it was overlooked and dry. Good cachaca collection and great atmosphere. Very local atmosphere.

Thank Jonathan L
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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34 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

You can't go wrong with this- always packed - grillstitution! Make no mistake, go for the grilled baby chicken and sides (Arroz Maluco- Crazy Rice)....the gravy from the chicken and sauce have sent many diners to rehab...this stuff is addictive....You will want to go back again and again....Always packed....always a wait....

Thank borna78
Crown Point, Indiana
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429 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I could write so much about Galeto Sat S, but it probably won’t be enough. So, just get the barbecued Rotisserie Chicken and oven baked Garlic Bread and you’re good to go. This was perhaps one of the best food experiences in all of Copacabana.

Thank MrWarrenM
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10 reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Food in Rio generally disappointing but if you want some delicious charcoal grilled meal this is good fun. Small (almost 'a greasy spoon') but delicious caipirinhas and good service. Ask for black beans to accompany...

Thank Elizabeth O
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Tip of our tour guide from Jeep tours. Real local restaurant with the most amazing baby chicken (Galeto with Orange saus). Definite must do!

Thank Danielle K
Melbourne, Australia
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146 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

You know when you've had chicken that's just too dry and disappointing? Then it's time to go to Galeto e Sat's. Their coal roasted chickens are just the moistest, most juicy, delicious chicken you have ever imagined or dreamed of eating. It's really cheap too - less than US$30 for a couple of chickens and side dishes. It gets busy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 05:00
12:00 - 05:00
12:00 - 05:00
12:00 - 05:00
12:00 - 05:00
12:00 - 05:00
12:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Barata Ribeiro 7, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22011-001, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: 21-2543-8841

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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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Neighbourhood Profile
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 draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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