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Rio Rodizio - CLOSED

1034 McCarter Highway, Newark, NJ 07102
+1 973-622-6221
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
1 May 2015
“Brazilian Style Barbecue House and Sports Bar”
23 Jun 2014
“Worth a stop...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Brazilian, American, Barbecue, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1034 McCarter Highway, Newark, NJ 07102
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2015

4 of us decided to have steak this evening and selected this restaurant which was within walking distance of our hotel. Being a Tuesday night, the very large bar areas (two of them) and the large main restaurant was quite empty. So service was very...More

Thank H L
Reviewed 24 June 2014

I had a beer and chicken sandwich at the bar during world cup season. The TV's are loud and the place is lively. The bartenders were, uh, extremely talented. I highly recommend this place, the food was good too.

Thank Eglzfn
Reviewed 21 May 2014

We were surprised to find such unique dining off a main highway in Newark. The ambiance and friendly/accommodating staff added to the entire experience. The establishment is decorated very tastefully and you have the option to do traditional dining setting, bar/happy hour specialties or just...More

Reviewed 27 October 2013

Went there on a Sat night for dinner. Meet is good, salad bar almost absent ...there were 6 types of cold salads, from which 2 bowls were empty and remained empty the entire period we have been there. And there were 4 hot sides not...More

Thank Buflea
Reviewed 22 October 2013

The lunch special is a great deal for the amount of food, but quality is not great and service wasn't very friendly. All of the food was good, but not great and tended to be over cooked and very salty, probably to deter from eating...More

Thank Tyler L
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Not the greatest view. But, excellent salad bar. Wait for the real meat. Don't get full on the cheap meats.

Thank Frequent_Traveler_MN
Reviewed 10 August 2013

To be fair, ONE STAR for the 5 PCS OF MEAT I TASTED & SALAD BAR, quite decent. I'd really like to like this place but my experience was so unacceptable last night, I just had to write about it. Taking out my friend from...More

Thank henrystreetbaker
Reviewed 3 August 2013

Went there tonight for the very first time tonight for an event. The food was cold and nasty will never go there again.

1  Thank Annette I
Reviewed 29 March 2013

There is absolutely nothing I didn't like about this place! I had never been to a Brazilian restaurant before, but was told about the guys with meat skewers coming around. I got one plate (just one) from the buffet (which was good in its own...More

1  Thank Naomi_MNK
Reviewed 27 February 2013

If you haven't eaten in a few weeks, and you just love the idea of poorly prepared meats, oversalted and overcooked, delivered at long intervals on skewers, then this place is for you. If, on the other hand, you've actually tasted meat that isn't from...More

Thank sgoldman77
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
11:30 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1034 McCarter Highway, Newark, NJ 07102
    (Bridge Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > Newark Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Newark Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 973-622-6221
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