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Adega da Velha

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Brazilian, South American
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Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 - loja A e B | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(21) 2286-2176
08:00 - 22:00
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014

The tables on the street are wobbly but the portions are robust and tasty. The filet steak sandwich with or without the trimmings of salad, onions, and / or cheese is mouthwateringly good and the price is for everyone. This is a cheap and cheerful Bodega in Botafogo with good beer and good food. The tables on the tree lined... More 

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Los Angeles
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60 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

I was recommended to this restaurant by another member. The food was amazing and they give you huge portions. They have set menu for about R14 if you sit outside on the balcony. I had the half order of feijoda and it was huge. Dinner for two, a big bottle of beer, and a caiparinha came out to R90. About... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

Referred to a travel guide's suggestion, we found this restaurant nearby the hotel we stayed! We found a big problem when ordering the food, the staff not able to communicate in engish! But we still sucessfully ordered the food finally. Personally, i like the most is the rice (have a very good elastic texture which is different from the Asia... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2012

We had late lunch in Adega as it was close to our hotel and open on Sunday afternoon. it is tipical local place with local food. The food was good, large portion. Atmosphere nice, walls fulls of pictures of local football club. Selection of available beers weak. Service OK, as there was no available table on the street, we had... More 

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Indaiatuba, SP
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2012

No only northeast cosine Adega da Vellha is made, great draft beer and others regional dishes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, South American
Restaurant features
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Paulo Barreto, 25 - loja A e B | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
  • Neighbourhood: Botafogo
  • Phone Number: (21) 2286-2176

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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