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AlbaMar - CLOSED

Praca Marechal Ancora 186, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20021-200, Brazil
21 2240 8378
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“bread” (2 reviews)
“guanabara bay” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Brazilian, Seafood, Mediterranean, South American
Praca Marechal Ancora 186, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20021-200, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This place has been around since 1933 and the outside of this historic building shows some signs of aging. The inside has a fresh, contemporary atmosphere and during the day is well illuminated by the large windows ovelooking Niteroi, Baia de Guanabara and the Navy...More

Thank Alan K
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Albamar Restaurant (now called Ancoramar!) is a traditional place for fish and other seafood plates in downtown Rio, with a lot of history and stories to tell. With different owners and managers, it has had ups and downs along the way, but the food...More

Thank Axel C
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Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Portuguese bacalao fish and traditional Brazilian cuisine with a wonderfull view of Guanabara Bay. A place to enjoy a great wine. Go for a Lunch and walk near the bay.

Thank Alessandro L
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We went there for my parents' 50th Wedding Anniversary, terrible idea. From the outside it looks like an abandoned building. The food is okay, but nothing spectacular. It just CRAZY EXPENSIVE. For a beautiful view (that you can enjoy from the outside) and a rather...More

1  Thank monica-malta
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Restaurante Praça Marechal Âncora, 184 Centro Rio de Janeiro, RJ 20021-200 Tel: 3228-8644 2240-8428 E-mail: restaurante@ albamar.com.br I took my wife (her birthday) and two sisters-in-law for lunch. Instead of the bread and small sauce “couverts” we opted for the “Combinado à moda do Chef”...More

Thank 7,727
Reviewed 1 March 2016

the restaurant is what remains of the fish market of Rio. An octagonal building (could use some repairs on the shutters). the main dining room has views from just about anywhere. Go for the big ticket items like mariscada. We did a linguado for 2...More

Thank brasilboy
Reviewed 19 February 2016

This place was a fish market built in 1903 and transformed into a Restaurant in 1933. It is located in harbour and offers a view of of the Guanabara bay, including the Rio-Niteroi bridge, the Ilha Fiscal and the Santos Dumont Airport. Access is possible...More

Thank SPRossi
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I always try to schedule mid-morning meetings with our corporate attorney in downtown Rio, as his offices are a short walk from Albamar. Then I have a valid excuse to lunch there. I discovered the place on my own about five years ago- it was...More

Thank deanwhi
Reviewed 11 January 2016

I have visited this restaurant since I was little in the 70s and 80s after I came to live in Europe my visits are obliged when in Rio. It is in the last tower left from the original fishmarket of Rio, a beautiful english industrial...More

Thank Ferdie69
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Seafood good, but expensive for the overall dinner. View was very special. The overall area is sketchy, only take taxis to and from. Building very old, needs a face lift.

Thank CollBL
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praca Marechal Ancora 186, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20021-200, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: 21 2240 8378
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