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“Just a legend to be forgotten ...”
Review of Sentai

Sentai
Ranked #1,808 of 14,279 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 11 September 2015

"Sentaí" has always been a legend on Rio de Janeiro's restaurant scene and I had heard a lot about it and its traditional seafood and Portuguese cuisine. It is located in the very old Rio's center, behind the "Central do Brasil" railway station. The area is terrible and not at all recommended to foreigners (and Brazilians, too). It is not easy to get there and harder to get out (principally if you are not aware of subway and bus systems). The so much praised cuisine is long gone. Décor is not interesting or even typical. Service is bureaucratic and tired. Prices are as high as those practiced in much well off areas of Rio. A legend is always a legend and you might want to check it for yourself - but at your own risk! In Copacabana, Ipanema or Leblon you'll find wonderful seafood and Portuguese cuisine at much better premisses and at the very same prices. You are warned! Anyway, Bon Appétit!

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Thank LuizDutraNeto
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Reviewed 22 November 2014

My boyfriend bought a Grupon voucher and we went there to have a shrimp day. The location is not good at all! The street is under reform and the rain on the previous day made a big mess and sludge. The palce is very traditional but has to improve the structure, can no longer live in the past golden days. The service was good and helpful tho.

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Thank Marianycs
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

I had worst lobster in my life! And price was 70 usd!!!! It was so oily and dry at the same time, seemed like cooked few days ago. Bolinhos de bacalhau - well - even in quiosque in Copa they cook better! It was worst meal ever! Maybe they served us poor quality food because we were gringos, who knows.. Anyways NEVER go there

Thank MariaTarasova
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

It's well known in Rio as "The King of Lobster" (O Rei da Lagosta) and it's worth it!
You have nice options not only for lobster, but shrimp, cod fish and others with a very good ration cost / benefit!
It's not so easy to get there and the surroundings are quite strange with very old houses and some slums but it's not dangerous at all as you should go there for lunch.

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Thank Brusque
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