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La Trattoria

Rua Fernando Mendes 7A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-030, Brazil
(21) 2255-3319
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (46 reviews)
“garlic bread” (10 reviews)
“masala” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Rua Fernando Mendes 7A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-030, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Restaurant was recommended by hotel I was staying at and was pleasantly surprised. The pasta I had was fantastic. Pizza is ok. Nice place with lots of locals.

Thank pmny
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had curry chicken and shrimp...absolutely delicious!!!!! what flavor!!! right across the street from hotel!

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was roaming the streets in Rio when I felt a sudden craving for pasta. Have been to La Trattoria in the past and as always also today the place was packed with people, mainly locals. I was lucky to find a small table straight away...More

Thank Albert J F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice-looking place. Tables pretty close together, only just enough room to sit down without hitting the chair of those behind you. Ordered fettucine matriciana, but was given carbonara instead. Waiter offered to change it, but I declined, a mistake because it quickly became clear it...More

Thank David4758
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner took me there for a nice dinner meal as he claims it to be the best restaurant in Rio! We have yet to be disappointed. The food was tasty and very generous portion, the service was efficient and professional without coming across as...More

Thank Elijah D S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As far as we know, this is the best, most authentic Italian restaurant in the city. Straight outta Naples (or Brooklyn), with checked tablecloths and friendly family owners going around making sure the customers are happy. The portions are nonna-sized, and the garlic bread is...More

Thank HotelCalifornians
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant was just down a side street off Copacabana Beach, and very convenient for the Windsor Excelsior hotel where I was staying. There were a lot of locals eating in the restaurant, which I always think is a good guide. The menu was pretty...More

Thank missdixon
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Service was very quick. We ordered drinks & garlic bread to start, which arrived almost immediately & 5 minutes later our food arrived. This made me feel skeptical, as I then knew the food had already been pre-cooked and wasn’t fresh. My partner & I...More

Thank Stacysim
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Well just fancied something simple near the hotel and this was right across the road. Ordered mushroom pizza and French fries. Not her adventurous I know but hey Rio has a habit of sometimes losing what you actually order and what you get. Very small...More

Thank Bigpaulgla
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice friendly family run restaurant close to the local hotels by Copacabana beach. We found a good selection of pasta, pizza, fish and meat dishes reasonably priced. Recommend a visit.

Thank Kevin R
The rowdy Copacabana is one of the most traditional
and old areas from Rio de Janeiro. This neighbourhood
is a blend of Brazilian soul - crowded, rowdy and
traditional. This neighbourhood has a bit of
everything: bars with music, pubs, street fairs,
chaotic streets, and many shops. All these things and
more live side-by-side. There are options for all
price points and tastes. However, the most powerful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Fernando Mendes 7A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22021-030, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: (21) 2255-3319
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