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Rice 'N' Beans

744 9th Ave, (Between 50th and 51st Street), New York City, NY 10019-6624
+1 212-265-4444
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“feijoada” (6 reviews)
“cheese puffs” (3 reviews)
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Brazilian, Latin, South American
$$ - $$$
744 9th Ave, (Between 50th and 51st Street), New York City, NY 10019-6624
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

I loved this place! It is a tiny, shopfront restaurant serving authentic Brazilian food. I ordered a vegetarian plate with rice and beans, vegetables and fried plantains. It was fresh and delicious. Friendly, good service.

Thank JenniferEllen1107
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Small Brazilian restaurant serving Brazilian fare from guarana to feijoada. Service is friendly and welcoming.

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I went here with my girlfriend for lunch as she works a few blocks away. Small place but big on character and good food. I had a beef empanada and soup to start. I then had the beef stew and it was excellent. The plantains...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this little place in Hell's Kitchen. Two of my son's lived in Brazil for a year and were very excited to see their favorites on the menu. We had the cheese bread, feijoada, chicken Milanese, sirloin, coxinha (which were amazing) and an...More

Thank SportsmomMichigan
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is very cozy but the service is very attentive and nice. We found out the restaurant has been here for 27 years and no wonder the food was delicious We enjoyed a appetizer sampler to start. Which gave you a taste of each...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We have eaten at a lot of Portuguese restaurants both in the Portuguese, (Ironbound), section of Newark and in Manhattan and this restaurant is okay, There is nothing really memorable about it. My wife and I both had the feijoada. It was okay; there was...More

Thank bwco
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The bar offerings were a surprise - of course caipirinhas are available, but much to my delight they also offered a variety of other cachaça-based drinks, including an affordable and generous batida de maracujá (except they call it something else -- "fortaleza batida"). The waitress...More

Thank leptoglossus
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Gr8, that’s how it all was here. We were looking for homemade kindda food, and we got just what we wanted and deliciously. Not that they don’t have other gr8 dishes, they do and our neighbors did love them, but we had a blast of...More

Thank Juan Pablo C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I fell for the TA reviews. The place is small (knew that), and only two other tables (at mid-HH time) eating. I figured I got lucky because all of the TA reviews speak to the crowds and that I would have over-the-top service. I took...More

1  Thank 1-spidermonkey-1
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We stopped in for dinner before the show. We started off with tasty sangrias. Next avocado salad and bean soup. For entrees, we ordered a Brazilian steak and a chicken dinner. Both came with yellow rice and beans. Everything was delicious. It took a little...More

Thank Steven L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brazilian, Latin, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 744 9th Ave, (Between 50th and 51st Street), New York City, NY 10019-6624
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-265-4444
  • E-mail
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