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Copacabana International

$$ - $$$, Latin, Barbecue
139 Smith St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
+61 3 9417 7099
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“buffet salad” (2 reviews)
“brazilian bbq” (5 reviews)
“fun night” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Brazilian, Latin, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
139 Smith St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
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Reviewed 30 March 2013

Great food and show. My main gripe was whilst the show was on, we had large overhead screens showing a sports show of golf and soccer. When I asked could it be turned off as it was very distracting, I was told they couldn't in...More

Date of visit: March 2013
1  Thank Joy K
Reviewed 27 March 2013

We went to Cococabana for a work Christmas function and really enjoyed ourselves. It is a completely different dining experience. It was a little chaotic as the place was packed but that some what added to the atmosphere. We were presented with plenty of meat...More

Date of visit: December 2012
Thank Bree_La_Marca
Reviewed 11 March 2013

Disappointing night out. So hot - had ceiling fans but no air con. Too overcrowded - tables so close together & people squeezing past each other & constantly bumping you. Very unsafe in a venue that size having 500+ people, a fire hazard! Loud -...More

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 11 March 2013 via mobile

This is a throw back to the 80s. Owner that comes in mid way during the evening.stands behind the register and counts the cash.They pack you in at 7.30, very hot,no air conditioning,a few fans that don't do much.very noisy, food is fries , salad...More

3  Thank Runaustralia
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We went to Copacabana on our last visit to Melbourne and had a great time so we thought we give it another go when we were in Melbourne last week. The first impression as we walked in the restaurant was the intense heat and the...More

Date of visit: February 2013
1  Thank LittleQT
Reviewed 17 February 2013

The restaurant was hot and overcrowded to the point our table was discussing how we would escape in the event of a fire. My biggest issue was we booked for two adults and three children but when the bill arrived they had charged us for...More

Date of visit: February 2013
2  Thank Metina R
Reviewed 3 February 2013

I had a hens night, had a great night, the host interacted with the diners, making funny jokes, the salad bar had beautiful fresh food, the meat was yummy and quite filling. The dancers were fantastic,the band was great and interactive. We all had a...More

Date of visit: February 2013
1  Thank Cat P
Reviewed 13 January 2013

My partner & I were in Melbourne for New Years eve and decided on doing something other than watching fireworks. We chose this venue and weren't disappointed. It cost us $89 per person and this was for a meal, drink and a show which we...More

Date of visit: December 2012
Thank Lesley R
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Recently we dined at Copacabana where Robels Dance Academy performed. We may be biased because our daughter was a member of one of the ensembles but we found it entertaining. The food was good and plentiful - meat brought around lots of time and help...More

Date of visit: December 2012
Thank cyclops69
Reviewed 9 January 2013

went to celebrate NY 2013 and it was a big mistake. it costs us over $200 per person. the ad stated a band was playing that night, the band was there for less than an hour. outdated floor show. DJ did not play latin music....More

Date of visit: December 2012
3  Thank Rose24_7_S2
Fitzroy is an unusual blend of working class roots,
hip gentrification, and a robust bohemian work ethic.
Along Brunswick Street and its side streets, you'll
find little independent shops where local clothes and
furniture designers display their wares. There are
specialist bookshops, funky record bars, and quality
vintage clothing shops where browsing is the next best
thing to buying. Gertrude Street is famous for its
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Questions & Answers
12 February 2016|
Response from Mary B | Reviewed this property |
Yes if you are hosting a party and you gave yoir credit card. Best thing is first hand info, so call them.
5 May 2015|
Response from crestaone | Reviewed this property |
I dont see why you cannot have 12 people I am sure there were more than that when I went. however if you are using some sort of coupon they may have special rules, I would ring them - I found them pleasant to deal... More
3 February 2015|
Response from Hoani G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes there is But, at night when you are making your way home you may need a taxi. The closest train stop is: Parliment house station on spring street. There is a tram stop which will take you straight to smith st: Tram... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Latin, Barbecue
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Smith St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy>  > Fitzroy
  • Neighbourhood: Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9417 7099
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