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Cafecito Cafe

Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno 121 | Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-290, Brazil
+55 21 2221-9439 ‎
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“juice” (7 reviews)
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Brazilian, Cafe, South American, Contemporary, Pub
$$ - $$$
Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno 121 | Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-290, Brazil
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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely romantic restaurant in beautiful Santa Theresa. It's off the beaten path and away from the high energy (sometimes noisy) places found in ipanema and copacabana. The food was very good. If you are on a diet and counting calories this isn't...More

Thank Loranyc
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Cafecito is a very beautiful restaurant hidden in the neighborhood of Santa Theresa! In the middle of trees, you will eat delicious dishes (don't be sharp, they don't often have everything written on the menu, but you'll forgive them easily because its really good). The...More

Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I totally recommend Cafecito...I always take my friends there, it is a good chance to talk about life with our friends. It is a wonderful meeting point in a colonial building. Gorgeous place and amazing food. I also love to go there and work with...More

Thank RafaTraveller
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Lousy coffee with meh service. Upstairs serves dinner and downstairs is the cafe. So you can't have cappuccino upstairs.

Thank Goonf
Reviewed 4 July 2016

My husband and I ate a Sunday brunch here. We had spent four days in Ipanema, and were on our second day in Santa Teresa when we stopped so we had experienced quite a variety of foods and services. I will say the location was...More

Thank Crystal A
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

My experience of Cafecito has been excellent. Staff was attentive and eager to please despite the language barrier. We were in Rio for a few days and we had most of our evening meals there. Loved them salmon linguini and pizzas. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Fab R
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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Very cool restaurant. It's worth it just for the ambiance. I recommend going up the the third floor and sitting outside. For ambiance it's the best place in Santa Teresa.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Great coffees and variety that was a bit more pricey than a regular coffee shop, but so WORTH IT. This coupled with a side of acai mixed with honey and granola was a must (pictures included). The only downside is the service - not really...More

Thank JourneyDawn715
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here, the hostess of our b&b recommended the cafecito as a nice café. So, we thought the restaurant might also be. Even though the place is lovely as such, the waiter didn't know anything about the menu and was completely unable to...More

Thank Sakari J
Reviewed 31 May 2016

My friend and I stumbled across this place while roaming through Santa Teresa on a Saturday evening and what a great find! The servers were very attentive and they had a live jazz band on the evening we went. The food and drinks were excellent,...More

Thank Daniel O
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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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 9 - USD 22
Brazilian, Cafe, South American, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Paschoal Carlos Magno 121 | Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 20240-290, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Santa Teresa
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2221-9439 ‎
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A place dedicated to coffee and culture cuisine of the South American continent , identified with the multicultural character of Santa Teresa, second most visited neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro . It proposes a merger between Brazilian cuisine and the other countries of the continent, offering contemporary reading for technical and traditional preparations , emphasizing healthy eating , the sustainable commodities and coming from artisanal processes and solidarity . It offers high-quality coffee as cultural richness South American .
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