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Rio's Brazilian Cafe
Brazilian Restaurant$$
Today 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM
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408 N Pleasant Valley Rd Austin, TX 78702
408 North Pleasant Valley RoadUSTexasAustin78702
$$Brazilian Restaurant, Latin American Restaurant
Brazilian Restaurant
Latin American Restaurant
South American Restaurant
Condiments Supplier
Coffee Shop
Health Food Restaurant
Today 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 11:00 PMSunday 11:00 AM – 10:00 PMMonday ClosedTuesday 8:00 AM – 10:00 PMWednesday 8:00 AM – 10:00 PMThursday 8:00 AM – 10:00 PMFriday 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM
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Traditional meats, plus veggie & gluten-free options to eat inside, out or via drive-thru.- Google
"The cheese breads are fantastic and perfect for sharing with a friend (or two."
"Best Brazilian food in Austin, hands down."
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Joe Pattavina
a year ago
The first time we went was awesome. Had yucca fries, and the pastries stuffed with cheese/meats, all delicious, I tried the Brazillian beer and liked it, have drive through and good happy hour specials. Went a second time and service was really terrible. My food was all jacked up, they weren't friendly and weren't very busy. Not sure if I can recommend this place. I might give it 1 more try because the first time was so good but we'll see. UPDATE: Went back for a third time and it was just as good, if not better than the first time. So I upped my review from 3 to 4 stars. The staff was super friendly, food was delicious, and had a great experience
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Kacie Pattavina
a year ago
My first experience here was great. My husband and I went for dinner with a Groupon and our server was awesome. It was happy hour and they have good appetizer and alcohol prices. We had the yucca fries appetizer and for dinner had a variety of pastries stuffed with cheese/meats. It was all delicious. We decided to take friends here when they were visiting from out of town and our experience was awful. The service was unreasonably slow considering they were not even that busy. It took a very long time to get anything we ordered and it just seemed like our waitress really could care less. Hopefully we can give them another try because I truly did enjoy my experience the first time.
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Annie Lin
a year ago
A great little restaurant tucked away in east Austin! I highly recommend trying the cheese bread. The food is so delicious and gives you a taste of real Brazilian flavors and dishes. They have plenty of gluten free options too. I'm in love with every dish that uses yucca, which is basically a heavier, healthier type of potato plant for those of you not familiar with it. There's great outdoor seating and the decorations are so colorful and fun. You really get the perfect portion size for your price here.
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Nadia Elias
a year ago
I can't get enough of those pão de queijo aka delicious cheese bread balls plus they have them in multiple flavors (basil, anyone?). I almost bought the frozen ones to take home. The service was great but sitting outside wasn't the best. We were swarmed by flies constantly so I might recommend inside. Overall, the food brought me back to Brazil and I would go again.
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Ola G
6 months ago
I liked the food alot the two times I've been here. The waitress was very nice even when she got my order all wrong. If they are now closed it is quite unfortunate.
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Kat Askari
a year ago
Fantastic coffee and the food is super-mega-great! The owners are very friendly and the service is wonderful! GO TO HERE for foodstuff. My pics breakfast pocket and iced coffee FTW!
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Linda Huynh
a year ago
I dream of their cheese bread, so delicious! My favorite salgadinhos is the shrimp one (Risoli de Camarão). They have a great patio but be warned that you might swarmed by flies. I like their food, but it can be a bit pricey for a quick meal. Be on the lookout for their groupons, they're available often.
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Alex Branham
2 years ago
This cafe is great! They have some absolutely delicious food, and a good atmosphere to enjoy it all in. It was a little more expensive than I was expecting, but given the quality of their ingredients, I can forgive it. They make these absolutely delicious savory pastries, which I totally recommend you get.