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Caminho do Mar

  • Vegan Vegan
    ( 4 reviews )
Contact 21-34116038

Estrada do Pontal, 3091 (at Recreio), Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, 22790-877

Small restaurant near the beach and surrounded by nature and mountains. Offers a 3-course meal; has natural juices and desserts like coconut pudding and tiramisu. Groups okay. Pizza served on Sunday evening. Open Mon-Sun 11:30am-5:00pm.

Category: Vegan, Pizza, Organic, Western, Juice bar, Take-out, Fusion, Brazilian, Latin American

Reviews (4)

First Review by Anna do Rio

Not so accesible - Edit

I disagree it is wheelchair accessible. There is a small wall around the outdoor area.
The family who owns the restaurant is too sympathic.
The owner José Carlos has a huge tatoo on his chest with a lot of vegetables and written "Animals are my friends, not food".
Finding it is a task for Indiana Jones and the Lost Restaurant. :{)

Updated from previous review on Monday April 14, 2014

Updated from previous review on Monday May 26, 2014

Pros: Calm place, Owner commited to Veganism

Cons: Difficult to find

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A hidden gem! - Edit

This restaurant is located near Prainha, beyond Barra de Tijuca, but if you're in the neighborhood, it is well worth the trek if you are a vegan in Brazil! I enjoyed and agree with another reviewer's comment about this being for "Indiana Jones" types, because it is not exactly easy to find. But if you use google maps with the address given on HappyCow, you'lll manage. When you arrive, you'll be rewarded with a beachy themed open air spot under enormous trees, set in a very typical neighborhood street. There are about 4 tables inside and 4 outside. There's only one plate of the day, which included soup (even though it was 100 degrees out!), followed by a main plate with four items (on the day we went, it was raw salad, savory brown rice & rabe pilaf, a bulghar kibe, and cold potato and carrot salad. Delicious. Don't miss the fresh juices - the maracuja' (passion fruit) was wonderful.

Pros: beachy atomosphere, vegan oasis in Brazil

Cons: Challenging to find

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Lovely place - Edit

Close to one of the best beaches in Rio (Prainha), this is a must go place for vegans. Everyday has a different meal and the food is absolutely delicious and homemade.

Pros: great food, friendly staff, good sized portions

Cons: a little far away

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I love this place. - Edit

Caminho do Mar is a lovely place. Every day you can eat a new and special plate. Everything is made and serve by the owner and his family. You can taste juices and desserts.

Pros: healthy cuisine, friendly staff

Cons: so far away

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Anna do Rio 05 Jun 2012 - Caminho do Mar is a vegan place.

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