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Rio Rodizio

) #82 of 132 Restaurants in Union $$ - $$$ , Steakhouse, South American
2185 US Highway 22 W, Union, NJ 07083-8402
+1 908-206-0060
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible14%
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“skewers” (8 reviews)
“beef” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
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Brazilian, Steakhouse, South American
$$ - $$$
2185 US Highway 22 W, Union, NJ 07083-8402
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I being two time with my daughter The lunch buffet is very good Great salads island, two types of beans, rice, cold and hot potatoes Sweet plantain, chicken,Beef, pastas 3 to 5 types of bread Price $14.95 I would say,great deal,to get people at the...More

Thank Zebeva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'll admit, I'm jaded. I've gone to great Brazilian places. Plataforma, in NYC, is amazing. There are several others, as well. But Rio Rodizio was good, and for Union County, I'd say it's a value. It's not too expensive and the food is value fo...More

Thank RMonihan
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Why? Because I had read other reviews that said food was bland, food was salty, salad bar wasn't fresh, price was too high. I must have hit it on a good night, Saturday at 5 PM. Party of six. The food was very tasty, nothing...More

Thank Edward F
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Wanted something different then your average steak and potatoes. Passing through Union NJ and stopped in Rio 22. Always wanted to eat at a Brazilian restaurant where they served you table side. The food was delicious, however I thought it was dry and a little...More

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

The best Brazilian steakhouse of New Jersey by far!!! Delicious food, amazing service and beautiful ambiance... Highly recommend!!!

Thank Rodrigo D
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

*caution* They changed practices. Rodizio is only for dinner. Any other time, it's sushi, entree or "buffet" only. Please note that buffet to them = 4 meat choices, rice, beans, steamed veggies & a sad salad bar. Their dinner rodizio includes grilled pineapple & baked...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 6 March 2017

One of the better Rodizio's I have tried. Certainly a notch above the famous ones in NYC. The food was excellent with many choices not seen at other Rodizios and Churrascarias. The salad bar was large and varied and the food was fresh. I liked...More

Thank mbrichter
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The buffet style setup can throw you off thinking they dont serve any meat or chicken. But they do, they sure do. They cook all kinds of meat on rottiserie sticks, and they bring them out on after the other. Its brought to your table...More

Thank Rawldawg
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Rio Rodizio is set up to be a Brazilian steakhouse. The salad bar however, isn't much of a salad bar with 4 choices of pre-mixed salads and old bread. The waiters come to your table with very well-done cooked meats and for a steakhouse I...More

Thank YayeMama
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Had a business meeting. Arrived before the other members of my group. 5:30 on a Thursday. Not many patrons when I arrived and throughout our dinner. We left at 8 P.M. I ordered a Manhattan while waiting. It was made incorrectly. I was asked by...More

Thank worldtravelier
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2185 US Highway 22 W, Union, NJ 07083-8402
    (Route 22 West)
  • Public Transportation: NJ Transit to Union Station
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Union
  • Phone Number: +1 908-206-0060
  • E-mail
Rio Rodizio is an “All-You-Can-Eat” dining experience like no other. Sit back, unwind and enjoy the truly unique Brazilian Steakhouse atmosphere where you will feast on a non-stop parade of freshly prepared food. The savory cuts of meat and poultry are brought to your table and carved tableside by authentic Gaucho chefs.To begin your experience Rio Rodizio has created an Ultimate Feast designed to please your hunger. Our lavish feast offers a wide variety of hot and cold dishes prepared fresh daily. The vibrant colors and arousing aromas of every platter will be sure to attract your senses. From fresh fruits and vegetables to tradtiional chicken salad, our selection of cold items will be prepared to please your taste buds. To make our feast especially unique, everyday a variety of sizzling hot dishes will be cooked to perfection. From seared tilapia to homemade lasagna, you can be sure there will be many options to keep you happy and satisfied. You may enjoy Rodizio & Ultimate Feast as much as you’d like, so take your time, relax and savor every bite.
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