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Confeitaria Colombo

  • Rua Gonçalves Dias 32 Map It
  • Centro
  • Café
  • Fodor's Choice

Known for

  • A snap-shot into Centro's former Golden Age
  • Elaborate interiors
  • Decadent afternoon teas

Published 06/20/2018

Fodor's Review

At the turn of the 20th century, the belle epoque structure that houses Colombo Confectionery was Rio's preeminent café, the site of elaborate balls, afternoon teas for upper-class senhoras, and a center of political intrigue and gossip. Now, visitors stop for arguably the most atmospheric coffee, melt-in-the-mouth sweet treats, and tasty salgados (savory snacks) in town while admiring the elaborate, Old-World interiors—enormous jacaranda-framed mirrors from Belgium, stained glass from France, and tiles from Portugal are among the art nouveau decor's highlights.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Rua Gonçalves Dias 32, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, 20050–030, Brazil

Map It

Phone:

21-2505–1500

Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun. No dinner

Published 06/20/2018

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