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Simplesmente

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Santa Teresa
Brazilian, Bar
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Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno 115 | Largo dos Guimarães, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
21 2508 6007
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06:00 - 02:00
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Tue - Sun 06:00 - 02:00
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Not only we had to wait 1 hour for getting served but my wife and I got sick all night long because of the food! We threw up during the night! The fish must've not been fresh! Sick during two days!!! You definitely don't want to eat there!

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Thank H B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Simplesmente is one of those restaurants that the locals recommend, but where you end up feeling very conscious of the fact that you aren't a local yourself. That said, the food is good and very cheap for what it is - the pasteis are particularly nice, and the caipirinhas are served strong (as they should be!) The staff seem more... More 

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Thank EuroNomad91
Winterthur
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143 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Simplesmente is a traditional bar/restaurant in the heart of Santa Teresa. Cool atmosphere, good Brazilian food, cold beers. A lovely choice in Santa Teresa.

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Thank biddingpoints
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181 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Very nice pastry, cheese, palmito etc. The location is very old-stylish, really lovely place. In the heart of Santa Teresa.

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Thank Remo G
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Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Immersed with the locals, plus great food and drink. Just what the doctor ordered. Would definitely recommend. 10/10.

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Thank IanCairnsNualaSheehy
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Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

Big bottle of Brahma for R$9 and the filé Mignon with accompaniments for R$28. Food was good quality, meat cooked well and the whole dish was nice for the price: 4* Staff: 1* Staff may as well have not existed. Whoever manages this restaurant needs to sort out their staff. Smile, be attentive, do not forget things... Simple basics that... More 

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Thank ewsb01
Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

after a night out came here around 2am for some food -- staff nto very attentive but good enough. the food was fine and not as salty as many other places/restaurants.

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Thank Yulia T
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Reviewed 7 January 2015 via mobile

Great place to eat and to drink. Happy people all around. Life seems so simple to enjoy at this place

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Thank Johan B
Albury, Australia
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Reviewed 1 November 2014

We came here twice whilst staying in Santa Teresa. Buzzy little spot. Informal. We had pizza both times because it was so good. Red wine by the glass excellent. We actually found the service quite helpful ...

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Thank PamAlbury
Rio de Janeiro, Brasilien
1 review
Reviewed 6 January 2014

We had to wait over one hour for our order. Bad service and horrible staff. Wouldn't recomend it. Jonas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Brazilian, Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 02:00
Thursday
06:00 - 02:00
Friday
06:00 - 02:00
Saturday
06:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno 115 | Largo dos Guimarães, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Santa Teresa
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: 21 2508 6007

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Santa Teresa
Santa Teresa is a bohemian enclave hosting many local artists’ studios. The narrow, winding streets of this neighbourhood were revitalised years ago, and visitors can now stroll through this area to view magnificent mansions dating back to the late 19th and early 20th century. A highlight not miss: Museu Chacará do Céu, a former mansion turned museum which houses works by prominent Brazilian modern artists.
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