Best cafés in Rio de Janeiro

Check out the top cafés in Rio de Janeiro, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Livraria da Travessa
1. Livraria da Travessa
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20 local reviews
572 Rua Visconde de Pirajá, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 3205-9002
Book storeStoreEstablishment
Patricia
Great Book Shop, with cosy café and restaurant. Perfect for a rainy day in Rio.
Ana
Excellent bookstore, opens until midnight including Sundays, great café, a little expensive, but very good foo…
Marcelo
Livraria maravilhosa com café e itens de arte.-----Wonderful bookstore with coffee and art items.
1. Livraria da Travessa
1. Livraria da Travessa
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20 local reviews
572 Rua Visconde de Pirajá, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 3205-9002
Patricia
Patricia
Great Book Shop, with cosy café and restaurant. Perfect for a rainy day in Rio.
Ana
Ana
Excellent bookstore, opens until midnight including Sundays, great café, a little expensive, but very good food!
Marcelo
Marcelo
Livraria maravilhosa com café e itens de arte.-----Wonderful bookstore with coffee and art items.
2. Parque Lage
2. Parque Lage
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78 local reviews
414 Rua Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro
(21) 3257-1800
ParkEstablishment
Laura
Ótimo para caminhadas tranquilas pelo parque mesmo em dias nublados ou chuvosos. Restaurante para tomar café d…
Manuela
Mansion that now houses an art school and a café, with lots of hiking trails around it. You can hike up to the…
Paulo
Public parks of Rio, this is one of those who offer more advantages. Easy access, safely, well maintained and …
2. Parque Lage
2. Parque Lage
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78 local reviews
414 Rua Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro
(21) 3257-1800
Laura
Laura
Ótimo para caminhadas tranquilas pelo parque mesmo em dias nublados ou chuvosos. Restaurante para tomar café da manhã ou almoço com vista pa…
Manuela
Manuela
Mansion that now houses an art school and a café, with lots of hiking trails around it. You can hike up to the Cristo from here (go very ear…
Paulo
Paulo
Public parks of Rio, this is one of those who offer more advantages. Easy access, safely, well maintained and with attractions for the whole…
3. Felice Caffè
3. Felice Caffè
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36 local reviews
30 Rua Gomes Carneiro, Rio de Janeiro
(21) 2522-7749
Establishment
Marcelo
Very nice Café, Gelateria & Restaurant. Premium icecream, light meals, salads. GLBT friendly
Paula
Café and also restaurant and bar with nice drinks. Day or Night!
Adriano
Very nice international cuisine, good cocktails and one of best artisanal icecream in town. At night works als…
3. Felice Caffè
3. Felice Caffè
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36 local reviews
30 Rua Gomes Carneiro, Rio de Janeiro
(21) 2522-7749
Marcelo
Marcelo
Very nice Café, Gelateria & Restaurant. Premium icecream, light meals, salads. GLBT friendly
Paula
Paula
Café and also restaurant and bar with nice drinks. Day or Night!
Adriano
Adriano
Very nice international cuisine, good cocktails and one of best artisanal icecream in town. At night works also as a trendy bar with nice pe…
4. Terzetto
4. Terzetto
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18 local reviews
28 Rua Jangadeiros, Rio de Janeiro
(21) 2247-9218
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Jan
Great café with good coffee, lovely pastries and some good lunch or dinner dishes too!
Marcelo
Restaurant. On the corner Café Terzetto.
Jan
Great café with good coffee, lovely pastries and some good lunch or dinner dishes too!
4. Terzetto
4. Terzetto
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18 local reviews
28 Rua Jangadeiros, Rio de Janeiro
(21) 2247-9218
Jan
Jan
Great café with good coffee, lovely pastries and some good lunch or dinner dishes too!
Marcelo
Marcelo
Restaurant. On the corner Café Terzetto.
Jan
Jan
Great café with good coffee, lovely pastries and some good lunch or dinner dishes too!
5. Jardim Botânico
5. Jardim Botânico
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66 local reviews
Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro
SublocalityPolitical
Manuela
Do NOT miss it! One of the most exquisite botanical gardens in the world. Good café just outside the main entr…
Juliana
The best time to see birds and marmosets here is in the early morning during the week, when visitor number are…
Bia & Maysa
One of the most beautiful Botanic Gardens in the world! They have a nice café inside.
5. Jardim Botânico
5. Jardim Botânico
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66 local reviews
Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro
Manuela
Manuela
Do NOT miss it! One of the most exquisite botanical gardens in the world. Good café just outside the main entrance (La Bicyclette). If you l…
Juliana
Juliana
The best time to see birds and marmosets here is in the early morning during the week, when visitor number are low. The café Botânico sever …
Bia & Maysa
Bia & Maysa
One of the most beautiful Botanic Gardens in the world! They have a nice café inside.
6. Confeitaria Colombo
6. Confeitaria Colombo
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26 local reviews
32 Rua Gonçalves Dias, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 2505-1500
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Carla
Historical café and restaurante from Rio
Paulo Roberto
Confeitaria Colombo is located in the historic centre of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, being one of the …
Michael
One of the most famous historical Cafés in Rio, dating back to 1896. Great food, not cheap, though,
6. Confeitaria Colombo
6. Confeitaria Colombo
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26 local reviews
32 Rua Gonçalves Dias, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 2505-1500
Carla
Carla
Historical café and restaurante from Rio
Paulo Roberto
Paulo Roberto
Confeitaria Colombo is located in the historic centre of the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, being one of the key sights of Central City. Re…
Michael
Michael
One of the most famous historical Cafés in Rio, dating back to 1896. Great food, not cheap, though,
7. Instituto Moreira Salles
7. Instituto Moreira Salles
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25 local reviews
476 Rua Marquês de São Vicente, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 3284-7400
Establishment
Luciana
Art movie theater, art shows, gourmet café, beautiful garden and architeture
Fernando
Arts. Culture. Café. Architecture. Historical Places. Movies. Exhibitions. Great Spot.
Paula
Cultural Institute with exhibitions, café, cinema, all in a lovely house in Gávea.
7. Instituto Moreira Salles
7. Instituto Moreira Salles
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25 local reviews
476 Rua Marquês de São Vicente, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 3284-7400
Luciana
Luciana
Art movie theater, art shows, gourmet café, beautiful garden and architeture
Fernando
Fernando
Arts. Culture. Café. Architecture. Historical Places. Movies. Exhibitions. Great Spot.
Paula
Paula
Cultural Institute with exhibitions, café, cinema, all in a lovely house in Gávea.
8. Fort Copacabana
8. Fort Copacabana
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80 local reviews
Fort Copacabana
Closed now
Establishment
Cristina
Excelente café da manhã na Confeitaria Colombo e vista maravilhosa! One of the best breakfast in Confeitaria …
Marcos
One of the most traditional places in Rio to enjoy an authentic brazilian "cafézinho". Have breakfast overloo…
Glauco
Além da vista incrível para toda a orla de Copacabana, é um dos melhores cafés da manhã da cidade, além de um …
8. Fort Copacabana
8. Fort Copacabana
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80 local reviews
Fort Copacabana
Closed now
Cristina
Cristina
Excelente café da manhã na Confeitaria Colombo e vista maravilhosa! One of the best breakfast in Confeitaria Colombo with a wonderful view!…
Marcos
Marcos
One of the most traditional places in Rio to enjoy an authentic brazilian "cafézinho". Have breakfast overlooking the entire Copacabana Bea…
Glauco
Glauco
Além da vista incrível para toda a orla de Copacabana, é um dos melhores cafés da manhã da cidade, além de um ponto histórico interessante d…
9. Confeitaria Colombo
9. Confeitaria Colombo
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45 local reviews
1 Praça Coronel Eugênio Franco, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 3201-4049
FoodEstablishment
Joana & Amanda
Nice and remarkable breakfast! (it is a touristic point, there might be waiting lines - check the oppening hou…
Jacqueline
Local agradável e com linda vista, ideal p café da manhã e tarde, refeições leves. Não funciona às 2ªs feiras…
Bruno
Great place to have breakfast, with a view of the whole Copacabana beach. Ótimo local para tomar café da manh…
9. Confeitaria Colombo
9. Confeitaria Colombo
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45 local reviews
1 Praça Coronel Eugênio Franco, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 3201-4049
Joana & Amanda
Joana & Amanda
Nice and remarkable breakfast! (it is a touristic point, there might be waiting lines - check the oppening hours) Ponto turístico e famoso …
Jacqueline
Jacqueline
Local agradável e com linda vista, ideal p café da manhã e tarde, refeições leves. Não funciona às 2ªs feiras. Nice place and with beautiful…
Bruno
Bruno
Great place to have breakfast, with a view of the whole Copacabana beach. Ótimo local para tomar café da manhã, com vista de toda a praia d…
10. Livraria da Travessa
10. Livraria da Travessa
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7 local reviews
97 R. Voluntários da Pátria, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 3195-0200
StoreEstablishment
Vivian
Great bookstore with cozy café. Love to hang out there!
Marcos
Livraria com eventos e um café no segundo andar, bom para dias calmos. // Bookstore with events and a cafe on …
Veronica
Super cute bookstore w/ café on the second floor.
10. Livraria da Travessa
10. Livraria da Travessa
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7 local reviews
97 R. Voluntários da Pátria, Rio de Janeiro
Closed now
(21) 3195-0200
Vivian
Vivian
Great bookstore with cozy café. Love to hang out there!
Marcos
Marcos
Livraria com eventos e um café no segundo andar, bom para dias calmos. // Bookstore with events and a cafe on the second floor, good for rai…
Veronica
Veronica
Super cute bookstore w/ café on the second floor.
11. Le Dépanneur
11. Le Dépanneur
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7 local reviews
86 R. Voluntários da Pátria, Rio de Janeiro
Opening soon
(21) 2537-5250
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Flora
This little café is just 3 minutes away from you and have a solid assortment of savory and sweet pastries.
Beatriz
Bakery, Coffee Shop, Snacks, Restaurant, Bar. A bit of everything. Reasonable prices / Padaria, Café, Lanches,…
Stefano
This is our favorite Café in Rio. Really a must taste. We usually avoid tables too close to the street on busi…
11. Le Dépanneur
11. Le Dépanneur
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7 local reviews
86 R. Voluntários da Pátria, Rio de Janeiro
Opening soon
(21) 2537-5250
Flora
Flora
This little café is just 3 minutes away from you and have a solid assortment of savory and sweet pastries.
Beatriz
Beatriz
Bakery, Coffee Shop, Snacks, Restaurant, Bar. A bit of everything. Reasonable prices / Padaria, Café, Lanches, Restaurante. É de tudo um pou…
Stefano
Stefano
This is our favorite Café in Rio. Really a must taste. We usually avoid tables too close to the street on busier days (we feel a bit uncomfo…