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Melone, Rio de Janeiro

Melone - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Melone
Rua das Laranjeiras 487, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 22240-002Map
Loja A
+55 21 2557 8617/+55 21 2558 2631
Neighborhood: Laranjeiras
Overview

Alcoholic drinks are notably absent from this venture by the team behind Rio's successful Belmonte bar chain. Instead, a range of fresh fruit juices and smoothies take center stage at this smart snack bar in the fashionable Laranjeiras neighborhood. Like a bar (though minus the beer), Melone is a spot where friends gather to chat over a drink and a bite to eat, and the snacks are appetizing to say the least. Pizza comes with a thick crust, stuffed with catupiry (a Brazilian soft cheese) and served by the slice - the version with cherry tomato, spiced sausage, palm heart, onion and black olive is highly recommended. At less than BRL6 a slice it's well worth trying a couple of varieties. Another specialty of the house is the hamburger, which comes topped with cheese and, interestingly, a spinach creme.

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Nightlife General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Thursday from 08:00 AM to 01:00 AM, Friday to Sunday from 08:00 AM to 02:00 AM
  • Type: Tapas
  • Accept Credit Card: visa, mastercard
  • Takeout Available: Yes
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