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Copacabana International

$$ - $$$
Brazilian, South American
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139 Smith St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
+61 3 9417 7099
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place has lost it gloss over the years...the venue looks tired and run down, the ceiling above us had signs of damp damaged with flaking paint...the food is not as good as it used to be. On this night the Sound System kept playing up and entertaiment was very amateurish.

Thank Martha A
Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We attended a Family Jazz Night at the Copacabana. It was a school organised event and what a great venue and night! The staff were all well humoured, gracious & accommodating. The food and drinks great value and the room set up perfect for such an event. Highly recommended.

Thank FamilynFun
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

After 6 months in melbourne I was crying for a real Brazilian bbq. Copacabana completely satisfied my needs. The staff work was great, the food was delicious the shows were hilarious... everything was perfect.

Thank Fernando B
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Staff was friendly and welcoming. The place was a little tired but had that exotic feel to it. Extensive salad bar which you could help yourself to and the meat was brought hot to your table on skewers. The meat was tasty but maybe a tad bit salty in my opinion. The chicken heart was something everyone must try if... More 

Thank Teresa L
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Enjoyable night out! Delicious churrascaria dinner and dessert, followed by dancing and floor show. Only criticism on this visit was the meat was a little slow in coming and no delicious grilled pineapple 😞. However still good and we will definitely be back!

1 Thank JillDewar
melbourne victoria
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Salads average, vegies and fries cold, meat comes around to the tables but stagnated and slow so by the time the meat arrives the salad is eaten and no-one is interested in the meat, service not bad but music sooo loud cannot hear anyone - would not be so bad but it is so loud that the sound is distorted,... More 

Thank katherine j
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Im not happy with the customer service that we received from our dining. Main course came out quickly with limited selections. We always get the sausages and drumsticks 😢😢 then at the brginning of the serving we placed our dessert order and staffs kept asking whether we are ready for dessert and we said YES for more than 5 times... More 

Thank Unknown U
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Went to Copacabana for dinner and this was our third time there. The salad and meat was OK but the service was absolutely terrible and waited an hour for the dessert to arrive. The dessert was the panna cotta and fruit salad. The worst thing was it both tasted pretty off. If we knew, probably would have left rather than... More 

1 Thank J Y
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Absolutely shocking. Went there for my girlfriends birthday. 4 meats tasted the same of burnt chemicals. Waited an hour for the owner to arrive who was aggressive and rude. Shouted in my face and told me to leave because I was offending him. His manager tried the meat and was nearly sick in his own mouth. When I mentioned this... More 

3 Thank Peter M
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59 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was awful. The meat all had the same awful taste I couldn't distinguish between pork lamb steak or anything. We spoke to the manager and he wouldn't give us anything and told us to just enjoy the wine and entertainment. Finally we got hold of the boss of the restaurant who then said that the manager wasn't the... More 

2 Thank Leigh-Anne M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, South American
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating
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  • Address: 139 Smith St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9417 7099

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