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Taiping

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Botafogo
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Rua Lauro Muller 116 | Shopping Rio Sul, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290, Brazil
+5521 2295-5000
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

When we arrived we had a choice of paying a flat rate for all you can eat, or paying for the weight of your food. We decided to go for the weight, which was lucky as we didn't end up eating much. The food we had was nice, but there were very few choices available. We were slightly confused by... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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307 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Located in upscale Rio Sul Mall, the sushi did not disappoint. They have a buffet which you pay by the weight. My friend and I ordered a lot of sushi dishes. With the Real so low vis a vis the Dollar the prices seemed reasonable. The staff is attentive. But, not everyone speaks english. Fortunately, my friend spoke Brazilian. The... More 

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Palm Springs, CA
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

When i arrived at the Rio Sul Shopping Center I decided to have lunch. The mall contains numerous restaurants. I chose this one because it offered a Chinese/Japanese buffet. Although, i love Japanese Sushi, I decided on Chinese. It was very good. First you enter the buffet table, take a plate and choose what ever you want and at the... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2015 via mobile

Every time I come to Rio I visit Taiping. Delicious Chinese and Japanese food in a cozy place. The service is always good and they also have a good option of caipirinhas and sakes. Try the garlic shrimp on the stick.

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Thank Carolina H
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014

went there for the all in buffet and were disappointed all over! What had to be cold wasn't and what had to be warm was cold. Expensive compared with other all-inn buffets you get in Rio! They also advertise in big that they had wifi and not even one person of the staff knew the wifi-code. All over disappointment!

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Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2013

I went there today and have to write about it. I read some stuff here about it and wanted to give it a shot. So we asked for the "all you can eat" way, which you pay 60 reais p/ person. You can eat all the fresh and tasty food on the buffet but the best part is that you... More 

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Thank Guilherme B
Montreal, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2013 via mobile

Good place to eat before heading bck to your apparent or hotel. Our waiter Alex was very fluent in English and very helpful. The food is very good although the desserts section wasn't as full as I thought it could have been at the time of our visit (after 8pm)

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Thank Philip M
Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2013 via mobile

Im not really into chinese food but the buffet from Taiping tasted very good. Hope to come back any time. Highly recommended.

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1 Thank Luiz Henrique B
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2012 via mobile

To be in a shopping mall this food was very good, we shared a big yakisoba and it was good for two person, no doubt! I would go here again when in Rio Sul after a long day there!

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1 Thank Robin H
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2012

This is a mall Chinese / Japanese restaurant buffet were food and price are Ok, but not great. We went there last night, as we were waiting for our kids(4 and 6) in a birthday party in the mall, as we waited we decided for the all you can eat buffet. We had sushi, noodles, spring rolls, pork and misso... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Cuisine
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Lauro Muller 116 | Shopping Rio Sul, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
  • Neighbourhood: Botafogo
  • Phone Number: +5521 2295-5000

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

Staying in Botafogo

Neighbourhood Profile
Botafogo
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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