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Cafecito

Cafecito Review

Coffee culture is only just taking off in Rio, and Cafecito is among the few places so far to capture the essence of "café society." A leafy terrace overlooking Santa Teresa's main eating, drinking, and shopping strip provides a relaxed setting for brunches, lunches, and early-evening nibbles and cocktails. The knickknack-strewn café serves what's arguably the city's best cappuccino—with a dusting of cinnamon and a morsel of gooey chocolate brownie—but the food menu also has plenty to recommend it. The standouts include the toasted ciabatta sandwiches (the ham and Minas cheese is a simple but tasty option) and some pleasingly rustic baked mushrooms with melted Gorgonzola. Cafecito is a great place to start your evening before making the descent to the boisterous bars of nearby Lapa.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Rua Pashcoal Carlos Magno 121, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, 20240–290
  • Phone: 021/2221–9439
  • Website:
  • Location: Santa Teresa

    Restaurant Details

  • Closed Wed. Closes at 8 pm Mon., Tues., and Thurs.
Updated: 06-20-2013

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