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Vegan Vegan

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Rua Voluntarios da Patria - Loja B 402 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
11:30 - 15:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:30
Sat 12:00 - 16:00
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Some of the best vegan food I have had Brazil isn't particularly well known for its food without meat, but this place is very good..

Thank Timboonline
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Only open at lunchtime. Visited and had a great meal. It is a set menu. Also have it in English which helped lots. Had a starter, main and pudding for a fixed price.

Thank chez09
Madrid, Spain
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 December 2016

It's on the main street in Botafogo, which seems to be somewhat of a vegan centre in Rio, ten minutes' walk from the metro station. It's in quite a nice little annexe with a lot of windows, and felt pretty cosy and comfortable to eat in on my own. The food was nice but mostly not too exciting: unfortunately, Brazilian... More 

Thank Cracovian
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Everything is nice, but if you're used to food with more salt or seasoning, you may find it rather dull. The passion fruit-based juices are not as interesting as their names might indicate. The salad dressing was very good, but the vegan "feijoada" could have more mushrooms and tofu. I'm not vegan, but I greatly appreciate the vegan and vegetarian... More 

Thank Metschnikowia
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Found this place on trip advisor. The staff were fantastic. Unfortunately this did not reflect the food. As a vegan restaurant I thought it might be more experimental with food but the green salad came out as lettuce and a bit of vegan Mayo with a radish on top. (Pictured) the main course was inedible and the drinks were less... More 

Thank RaeLavender
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Everyone says Brazil is not the place for vegans. Well it seems that Brazil is changing! This place was a cosy and stylish restaurant with a thoughtful and diverse menu. Food was prepared quickly and it was very tasty. Great experience of vegan inspired Brazilian food.

1 Thank Gib H
Dublin, Ireland
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2015

I went there with my fiance ( it was really hard to find vegetarian food in most of Rio's restaurants) , lovely food, the decoration is quite simple (nothing very fancy), staff very helpful and friendly. The only thing to complain is that i found the menu was quite small ( i think it's because i am used to my... More 

1 Thank mariliaBD
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Yes, vegans strive to maintain good health, but we can also use some tasty treats now and then. :) For me, this place is a bit too much on the healthy side. The day's offerings (a tofu quiche and feijoada) tasted bland to me and my fiancé. I realize we come from the US where food is more spiced, but... More 

2 Thank vegtravel4
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2013 via mobile

This is a very unique restaurant. They offer two dishes a day, one is always gluten free. No one spoke English when we were there; however, they have an English menu you can ask for. The location is a .8 mile walk from the Botafogo metro station along a bustling street with lots of shops. It's very easy to find.... More 

1 Thank BrittneyLeigh
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2013 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Rio. It has become a little bit expensive these days - like everything else in the city - but it worths a visit. They have a fixed menu with 2 options per day, according to the seasons. The juices are really great (try the passion fruit + ginger one), as much as... More 

1 Thank Jhessica R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 11
Brazilian, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
11:30 - 15:30
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Voluntarios da Patria - Loja B 402 | 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: 552122867078
We seek to offer a tasty, balanced, good presented and nutricional vegan vegetarian meals, bringing vegan reinterpretations of traditional Brazilian cuisine. We advocate a balanced and varied diet, with the use of organic products as much as possible. We believe in organic supply capacity increasing, that one day will give us the possibility of a 100% organic feed.

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

Staying in Botafogo

Neighbourhood Profile
In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact, some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros, an art museum that showcases amazing artists from Latin America, is a must see located in a historical building in Botafogo.
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