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Restaurante Skinna

$$ - $$$, Seafood
Avenida Armando Lombardi 205 | Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-020, Brazil
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“manioc” (2 reviews)
“stew” (2 reviews)
“octopus” (3 reviews)
Brazilian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
Avenida Armando Lombardi 205 | Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-020, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The best cod fish (bacalhau) I’ve had in Brazil... the waiters are very pleasant and polites... the food taste delicious, since the appetizers to the dessert... I highly recommend it...

Thank rebecama
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Siting on the veranda of this restaurant on a suburban Rio street will be a memory that will stay with me for a long time. No lapping waves or scantily clad people but fabulous, on point seafood cookery and a great front of house crew....More

Thank keke22
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I have to say this is a fantastic place for seafood lovers. The garlic prawns were lovely and juicey. I ordered the Octopus it was amazing so tender and soft. The host was great and recommended a wine which was not on the menu but...More

Thank pgcrimlawyer
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We had dinner on the terrace in September (great to have such winters btw). Skinna is located in Barra de Tijuca; transport to and from the restaurant is included in the service. The owner recommended moqueca, a Brazilian fish stew, served with rice and manioc....More

Thank Edwin V
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I are at the Windsor Oceánico for a week. She is participating in the AILA 2017 conference at neighboring Windsor Barra. We were joined by an American academic friend living in Brazil and wanted to have dinner together. We were intrigued by...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We were taken to Skinna by carioca friends, and were grateful for the choice. It is situated in a not too busy side-street in Jardim Oceânico, metro line 4 will take you to 3-4 blocks from there. The inside sitting area was rather crowded, so...More

Thank Robicsek
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

You can't miss the " Pastel de lagosta" , fresh lobster, ! Perfect! Cold beer, warm waiters! Shrimp , octopus, Cod fish... portuguese style Family place

Thank Marcos Alonso G
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Our hotel recommended Skinna and we were delighted with this family owned restaurant. The friendly atmosphere and excellent food made for a perfect evening. The service was really very good - we could not have asked for more. We speak no Portuguese but the owner...More

Thank 114Rosie
Reviewed 5 December 2016

With fresh fish and lobster served grilled is the best, excellent service. Quality, quantity and prices honest… I found there

Thank Regina L
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The Skinna is a family owned restaurant that serves superb seafood in a charming environment (ask for a table at the exterior balcony), in an efficient and caring way, for a little bit higher than reasonable price. Seafood lovers shouldn't miss this one!

Thank Axel C
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5 December 2017|
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Response from Bill C | Reviewed this property |
I believe it may be possible to put together a ‘vegetarian’ meal at this restaurant but from what I saw as its usual offerings, if I were vegetarian I would attempt to find a restaurant that specializes in or prides itself... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brazilian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Armando Lombardi 205 | Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22640-020, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
  • Phone Number: 21-2491-3834
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