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Joe & Leo's Botafogo

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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Rua General Severiano Loja 97 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-040, Brazil
(21) 2295-2706
12:00 - 01:30
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:30
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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130 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The restaurant is in a nice place, beautiful and pleasant, however, the service delayed too much. The staff tried to be helpful. Also a little overpriced. It could have been better.

Thank Luiz C
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Extremely overrated, burnt fries, coin sized hamburgers, dried up chicken breasts, salad with black rotting edges, 1 slice of tomato.....and at last but not less 13% service charged , above the usual national 10% .

Thank Luis M
Sao Paulo, SP
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

You like burgers, you go there! They had a ChefsClub promotion on Monday, 40% off the food prices and one dessert for free. Okay, sounds good, let's give it a try. Only one comment: fantastic burgers in all kind of styles, and exactly the way you ask. I asked a rare and I got a rare 350 grams burger, difficult... More 

Thank 1leobrasil
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

The food here is average. The burger was good but not amazing. It is a little overpriced. The staff were helpful and attentive

Thank Desire4travel
State of Rio de Janeiro
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

After reading lots of good reviews about this place, and having the 'best burgers' in rio, we went to go have burgers for lunch here. The burgers are nice, but definitely not the best burgers in rio! By far, TT burgers In Ipanema are much tastier. I found the buns quite basic (just white soft buns with sesame seeds), and... More 

Thank Mezy1234
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

We were so excited to go to this restaurant and have a hamburger. We ordered a mixed drink off of their drink menu and it went downhill from there. It took about 15 minutes for them to make the drink, we watched the bartender ask many people how to make it, get out different books for reference and finally our... More 

Thank shellstar4
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194 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Very good location, easy access. The food was good, as well the service. prices are reasonable. I would return and recomend, specially at night.

Thank Averbuch
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Although it is more focused in burgers, they also have some good dishes. The waiters are very kind and willing to help. The only downside was the lack of an English menu.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 01:30
12:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua General Severiano Loja 97 | Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-040, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
  • Neighbourhood: Botafogo
  • Phone Number: (21) 2295-2706

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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
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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