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Italian, Contemporary
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Rua Dias Ferreira 247-A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22431-050, Brazil
+55 21 22745590
13:00 - 01:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Wed 19:00 - 00:00
Tue - Wed 12:00 - 16:00
Thu - Fri 12:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 01:00
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New York City, New York
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101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking forward to a good meal. The "couvert" was not great, on a scale of 1-10 the tuna ricotta (cheese/fish a no no) a 3, the mustard sauce a 2, the bread a 2. Definitely skip the couvert. The bacalhau special sounded good but the fish was chewy. I had 3-4 bites, when the waiter took by dish, you... More 

Thank Kitty2222
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brigite's is a lovely and informal restaurant located in one of the most charming and popular streets in Leblon. The menu is small but exciting with a mixed italian and brazilian touch cuizine. No too much space it has the style of a bar-bistro but tastefully decoreted, the ambience is very pleasant and all the Staff very polite and professional.... More 

Thank Manu1165
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Décor ok, food weak, price high. Don' t go I ate a duck that was certainly too tough and old. For the price they charge they should have been careful

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is one of my favorite restaurant in Rio. Close to my apartment, we always go for a quick dinner or to long nights with friends. Wine list is good, cocktail menu is great and the bartender explain how it`s done if you seat at the bar. My favorite dish is the Hearts of Palm pasta with truffle olive oil.... More 

Thank Hugo H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

On a street filled with excellent competition, Brigite's offers a difficult combination to find in Rio - consistently excellent food and reliably outstanding service. Whether seated in the bustling upper level, or just enjoying a space at the bar, we have always been met with enthusiasm. Management has stopped by to check to see if we were satisfied (we always... More 

Thank MisterTSOB
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134 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is great in every detail! Amazing decoration, friendy service and delicious meal! I highly recommend! (For dessert a must have is the brigadeiro de colher)

Thank renata v
Quito, Ecuador
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We had quite a few experiences with poor service in Rio. Brigit's was not one of them. The service was actually very good - as was the food. I recommend it highly.

Thank cavanairo
London, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Visited with some work colleagues in August for dinner. There were 7 of us in total, a mix of English, Aussie, American and we had a big circular table upstairs in the restaurant. The staff in particular we're really wonderful even though there was a language barrier between some of us. They were friendly, warm and welcoming and made a... More 

Thank Harriet K
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441 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place in Leblon, which is definitely the best neighborhood to stay when in Rio de Janeiro. The restaurant has good and tasty food but service is confusing and slow.

Thank BrazilAca
Cristiano-Nogueira, Gerente de relações públicas at Brigite's, responded to this review

hi BrazilAca, you must have caught us on a rare bad day, but we will keep improving our service relentlessly! Thank you for the nice words and hope to see you back again! cheers! Cristiano Nogueira More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

I just finished lunch here with my family. We were a table of 10 and I have never experienced such crappy service in Rio. It took just under 2 hours to get served my moqueca, which they neglected to put coconut milk in. The only highlight was the spicy tuna tartar, which was surprisingly brought out an hour and a... More 

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Cristiano-Nogueira, Gerente de relações públicas at Brigite's, responded to this review

hi LSA, we are extremely sorry for the delays in your food, and will take your complaint to our next staff meeting. As for the moqueca, we only make it with coconut milk, otherwise it isnt moqueca, just a seafood stew. We hope to see you again. cheers! Cristiano Nogueira More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
13:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dias Ferreira 247-A, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22431-050, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Leblon
  • Neighbourhood: Leblon
  • Phone Number: +55 21 22745590

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Staying in Leblon

Neighbourhood Profile
In addition to being one of the most upscale neighbourhoods in the city, Leblon is charming, elegant and simple. This posh area has some of the most famous and expensive restaurants in Brazil, along with some of the city’s best nightlife (including some places open all night). One of the best places to visit is the beach, located under the impressive “Morro Dois Irmãos” (Two Brothers Hill). It’s a pleasant place to relax and admire the local beauty.
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