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Otto

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Barra da Tijuca
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Rua Uruguai, 380 | Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20541-145, Brazil
+55 21 2268-1579
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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129 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

It was a very warm evening in Rio when we went to Otto. Although there are tables outside, we asked to have a table inside in the air conditioning hall. Unfortunately the air conditioner was not working properly and it was very unpleasant to dine there food was good though. I recommend to the owners to review its air conditioning... More 

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Thank MGDias
Västra Götaland
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

I was surprised that this restaurant was so authentic German. They had quite a good selection of German beers and the food was very good. Ordered the meatloaf and I expected a kind of meatloaf that I am used to but this was different. But it was surprisingly good! It came with mustard, boiled potatoes, cabbage and a fried egg... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I go to Otto regularly and the main thing that keeps me coming back with my mother and friends is the absolutely marvelous German food, which is a hard thing to find in Rio at this quality level and price. The potato salad is simply perfect, with just the right combination of potatoes, spices, other veggies and mayonnaise. The sausages... More 

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New York City, New York
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2015

I had lunch today at Otto al Mare in Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro. The seafood was great and the service was very attentive. I would recommend any of the pasta dishes, which is what I had. I'm looking forward to trying the moqueca. I will be back very soon for this.... The prices are very reasonable, and I would definitely... More 

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Thank GREG C
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

It's not one of the bests in whole Rio, but it is one of them in Zona Norte. So if you were visiting Tijuca Floresta or Corcovado and passed by definitly it is worth it to be tried. The Signiture starter is Palmito, do not miss it.

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Thank Aidin489
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

Been to Otto several times every time I ask myself why an I coming here?!?! Food is little over priced But the service is terrible! In my opinion the worst in Rio... Employees are not polite and treat you like they are doing a favor for you! For the price you Pay you should have at least some respect. There... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2014

We had the baked palm (palmito) as an entrance. It´s fantastic to see how they do it and really tasty too. Main dish was filé mignon with pineapple and cheese in a rosè sauce and rice with yellow raisins. My husband had picanha. We were all very happy with what we got. I recommend a visit if you want to... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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129 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2013

This restaurant is a mix go German cousin é with some Brazilian dishes specialities mainly pal mheart cooked and baked in wood fire. It is different and exquisite. If you like palmheart I strongly recommend it.

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Thank MGDias
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2013 via mobile

The food is not bad but the service is terrible, very bad and inefficient Be prepare for a line outside and bigger wait inside Overcrowded Better look for other place Don't recommend !

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Thank sgancz
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

I have been in Otto Al mare in the Easter lunch with my family. I need to confess I become a little bit disapointed with the taste of the fish we have asked, it was missing the sauce, to start we have asked a bruschetta, that was really good, but it took a almost 30 minutes to come, and came... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 01:00
Monday
12:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 01:00
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Uruguai, 380 | Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20541-145, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Barra da Tijuca
  • Neighbourhood: Barra da Tijuca
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2268-1579

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