Brazilian Restaurants, Rio de Janeiro

All-you-can-eat buffets are common in Rio.
Restaurants - Restaurantes (Hes-tow-ron-chees)
Most restaurants are pay-by-the-gram buffets (Prato Feito). These buffets are always complete with meats, fruits, rice, beans, vegetables, cheese, seafood and many types of drinks.
I usually paid about R$7 for a pay-by-the-gram plate. If you want to eat alot, ask for Prato Livre, or Buffet Livre, which is All-you-can-eat, I paid R$10 for Prato Livre.
Grab a plate and silverware, Fill your plate up then go to the weigh station, They will be waiting for you to place your plate on the scale. If you want All-you-can-eat, say "Prato Livre", if you're not that hungry, and you don't think you'll eat very much, it would be cheaper to just put your plate on the scale and pay by the gram, this is called "Prato Feito". They will ask you what you want to drink, drinks are usually R$1 to R$2 each. They will mark this on your receipt. You pay at the cash register after you're done eating.
Important: Don't loose your receipt (comanda) or they will make you pay up to R$200, if you don't have the money, they will call the police.
Pay by the gram : Prato Feito (prah-tow fay-tow)
All you can eat : Prato Livre (prah-tow lee-vree)
Pay Later Receipt : Comanda (co-mahn-dah)



Brazilian Restaurants, Rio de Janeiro

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Brazilian Restaurants, Rio de Janeiro

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Brazilian Restaurants, Rio de Janeiro

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Brazilian Restaurants, Rio de Janeiro

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Brazilian Restaurants, Rio de Janeiro

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Brazilian Restaurants, Rio de Janeiro

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Brazilian Restaurants, Rio de Janeiro

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