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Churrascaria Palace

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Copacabana
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Rua Rodolfo Dantas 16 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22020-040, Brazil
+55 21 2541-5898
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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was very nice. would recommend to stay away from the seafood. It's not as nice as the meat, so don't waste stomach space! We booked online via trip advisor and another website and received a 20% off the food discount. This didn't apply to drinks, which we knew about. But when they came around very politely saying 'would... More 

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Thank bwiblen
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

By far the best meal we ate on our 3 week holiday and the best restaurant we've ever eaten in! Impeccable service! How this is not voted the number 1 restaurant in Rio I do not know. Went to 'number 1' restaurant in Rio voted on TripAdvisor and was absolutely awful! Had to go back 3 times to Churrascaria Palace... More 

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Thank NatalieTravel001
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best food great atmosphere and staff were very accommodating easily the best place I've ever eaten all the meats are the best cuts and cooked to perfection I cannot recommend this place enough, I'd come back to rio just to eat here again.

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Thank rylandi
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is hard for us to understand how someone could write a negative review (a few days ago). This is an excellent restaurant. The meats are varied and grilled to perfection. The picanha is out of this world, the short ribs melt in the mouth. They also serve 2 excellent fish, one from the Amazone was absolutely succulent. Their buffet... More 

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Thank Jacques A
Shropshire, UK
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166 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to visit here as it was highly recommended. The positives were excellent service, nice ambience, very wide salad choice and a good range of alternatives to roast meat. The meat options were also well cooked, varied and plentiful. The big negative was the price. Drinks and extras were very expensive and the basic price was double what we... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The default (maybe only?) menu is simply divine! Good chice of wines. Could be a great 'all you can eat' option but for us with lesser appetites it was really excellent.

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Thank Tony O
Paris, France
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357 reviews
310 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Sorry but ranked.amongst the best in Rio....not really the case Meat selection was barely ok if we consider including the baby.pork... The rest was not ok at all. Price also, out of any standards of logic, 140 rayes per person plus drinks.... The buffet wasnt great either with poor cheese selection. Just go to Fogo de Chao and you will... More 

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Thank bio84
clubepalace, Gerente de relações com clientes at Churrascaria Palace, responded to this review

Good afternoon! First of all, it was a pleasure to welcome you! Dear client, for sure, we are not the cheapest steak house in Rio, but to offer high quality products, unfortunately, it costs a little bit more. You are considered the best steak house in Rio, because we have the best service. Our rodizio has noble cuts, as: Top... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very good churrascaria in Copacabana, good buffet and quality of meat. They could offer a bit more choice of meat cuts and veggie options on the buffet, but still a very good place.

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went based on the amazing reviews, and I was not disappointed a tiny bit. Excellent experience from entrance to farewell. The decoration is classic and elegant, the staff is very attentive, polite, friendly and knowledgeable, but mastering the balance of being with you but not being over you. The food and the wine....blimey!!!!. The wine selection is very complete and... More 

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Thank GustavoDB
clubepalace, Gerente de relações com clientes at Churrascaria Palace, responded to this review

Good morning, Gustavo! All staff appreciate your visit and kind review! Your satisfaction is our goal. Thank you! Best regards. Lídia Fernandes More 

Solothurn, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

fantastic food and service!!! the buffet is extremely rich, you can find everything from fish, sushi and meat.

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Thank Martin S
clubepalace, Gerente de relações com clientes at Churrascaria Palace, responded to this review

Good morning, Martin! All staff appreciate your visit and kind review! Your satisfaction is our goal. Thank you! Best regards. Lídia Fernandes. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue, Sushi, Grill, Argentinian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Rodolfo Dantas 16 | Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22020-040, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Copacabana
  • Neighbourhood: Copacabana
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2541-5898
Description
Established 64 years ago, Palace is Rio's most traditional Churrascaria. Churrascaria are restaurants that serve barbecue meats on skewers, a typical brazilian way to prepare steaks, poltry and fish.

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Staying in Copacabana

Neighbourhood Profile
Copacabana
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 draw in Copacabana is still the fantastic view of the coast and the incredible beaches.
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