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Sandwich Day: restaurant suggestions in Rio and SP

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On November 3rd, Sandwich Day is celebrated, truly one of the most versatile foods we know. Legend has it that it was created by the English in the 18th century. In other words, due to its ease and speed of preparation, the sandwich can replace a meal. Furthermore, it is a tasty suggestion, quite popular and with varied combinations. Therefore, we have selected restaurant options in Rio and SP below for you to celebrate the date! Take the opportunity to also read: Japanese restaurants in Rio and SP: sushi day!

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Sandwich Day

Rio de Janeiro

Abelardo Bar

At the Hilton Barra restaurant, the menu includes Steak Abelardo (R$72) featuring 150g of filet mignon, romaine lettuce, ham, brie cheese, pickles with dijon mustard sauce and honey, served on bagel bread. Additionally, it comes with a portion of fries.

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Steak Abelardo

Address: Av. Embaixador Abelardo Bueno, 1430 – Barra da Tijuca.

Bão Affective Cuisine

From chef Kiko Faria's kitchen, two different sandwich options come out, such as, for example, the Choripán Mineiro (R$34), with Minas Gerais sausage and homemade chimichurri sauce. In addition, there is also the Rump Heart Roast Beef Baguette (R$41), served with burrata cream, arugula, iceberg lettuce, Dijon mustard and carrot, onion and cucumber pickles.

Choripán Mineiro

End: Rua Raimundo Correa, 10 – About Store 201 – Copacabana

Your Home Bakery

Made with wood-fired pizza dough brought directly from Naples, Italy, there are three sandwich options. Among them, for example, the cheeseburger salad with picanha, cheddar, lettuce and tomato (R$56).

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Cheeseburger salad

Address: Rua Érico Veríssimo, 190, Jardim Oceânico.

Cortes Grill

To celebrate the date, the restaurant offers a filet mignon barbecue – grilled mignon, vinaigrette, American cheese, mini arugula, dijonnaise (R$58), certainly a delicious combination.

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Filet mignon barbecue

Address: Av. Afrânio de Melo Franco, 290 – Store 410/411 – Leblon.

Gero Panini

Among the ‘panini' made with ciabatta are, for example, those with zucchini, eggplant, tomato, goat cheese and oregano (R$59).

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Address: R. Aníbal de Mendonça, 157 – Ipanema.


Chef Alexandre Henriques suggests Bifanas for the occasion – a crunchy bread sandwich, stuffed with pork loin seasoned with garlic vine and fried in pork lard. Additionally, it comes with house fries. YMG Tip: also try the Prego de Atum, you will certainly fall in love!

Address: Rua Aristides Espinola, 121 – Leblon.

Isabel Lounge

The rooftop restaurant at the Hilton Copacabana offers a lobster sandwich with mango chutney and herb sauce (R$ 125). Additionally, Argentine chef Pablo Ferreyra's creation is served with a portion of fries.

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Lobster sandwich

Address: Av. Atlântica, 1020. Copacabana.

He does magic

A highlight is the Roast Beef Sandwich (R$44) with torched buffalo mozzarella, arugula and mango chutney. In addition, there is also the option of choripan (R$38) made with ciabatta, homemade ham sausage, homemade chimichurri and cheese.

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Roast beef sandwich

Address: Rua Jardim Botânico, 1003 – Jardim Botânico.

ORG Bistro

One of the restaurant's options is the cookie sandwich, made with nutella, churro farofa and white chocolate (R$34). Certainly a good choice for sweet lovers!

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Cookie Sandwich

Address: Av. Olegário Maciel, 175 – Barra da Tijuca.

Porco Amigo Bar

Among the highlights, the suggestion is the Gostos no Lombo (R$37.90), made with breaded loin sandwiches with polenguinho cheese and house mustard. In addition, it comes with French-style lemon.

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Address: Rua Conde de Bernadotte, 26 – Leblon.

Bar Room

One of the hits among the house's sandwiches is the X-Coração 2.0 (R$ 36). Served on a brioche bun, it features chicken hearts marinated and sautéed in garlic butter, gochujang mayonnaise and cheese gratin.

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Address: Rua Arnaldo Quintela, 124 – Botafogo.


The restaurant offers three typical Portuguese recipes, including, for example, Prego, made with steak on bread and artisanal cheese (R$29.90).

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Prego Sandwich

End.: 101 Aristides Spinola Street – Leblon.

Seu Vidal

Among the highlights of Seu Vidal's new menu, for example, is the Xmash Mac N Cheese (R$29), made with smash bread, two 50-gram blends, Mac n Cheese and chopped bacon.

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Xmash Mac N Cheese, certainly very tasty!

Address: Av. do Pepê, 700 – Loja 103 – Barra da Tijuca.

Capixaba Butcher

The house menu has some options, such as carpaccio (R$45) – Ciabatta, beef carpaccio with caper sauce, parmesan and arugula. In addition, there is also a vegetarian option (R$27.20) – Complete, sliced ​​zucchini, eggplant and sun-dried tomato.

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Address:: Av. Ataulfo ​​De Paiva, 1022 – Leblon; Rua Marques de São Vicente, 10 – Gávea and Rua Barão da Torre, 354 – Ipanema.

Tasca Miúda

Sandwiches, as sandwiches are called in Portugal, are certainly good options on the Tasca menu. The Francesinha (R$79), for example, is a Portuguese preparation inspired by Croque Monsieur, with filet mignon, sausage, bacon, ham, cheese, egg, bread, sauce, and served with fries.

End: Rua Humberto de Campos, 827 – Store B – Leblon.


The Slow Bakery

Among the various sandwich options is the Bonzaço (R$41), served on a brioche bun, with roast beef from free range cattle, cheese, tomato, cucumber pickles. In addition, it comes with organic pesto, made in-house.

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Address: Rua Maria Angélica, 113, Loja G – Jardim Botânico and Rua Conde de Bernadotte, 26 – Leblon.


Chef Jerome Dardillac suggests the Chef's Kebab (R$55) with seasoned meat, lettuce, tomato, curd, hummus, spicy caramelized onion, spice vinaigrette, herbs and leaf bread. Certainly, an excellent choice for the date.

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São Paulo

The Pig House

The restaurant by chefs Jefferson Rueda and Janaína Torres Rueda, has as an option on the menu, the Roast Pork Sandwich (R$ 36) with red onion pickles and guacamole. In addition, there is also the suggestion of Misto Quente (R$ 25), prepared with house bread, Real Rueda ham, Mandala cheese and homemade mayonnaise.

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Roast Pork Sandwich, certainly delicious!

Address: Rua Araújo, 124 – República.

Wine cellar

One of the house's suggestions, for example, is the traditional prego with cheese (R$51).

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Traditional prego with cheese

Address: Rua Haddock Lobo, 1626 – Jardins.


Led by chef Lucas Bassoleil, it offers a menu full of signature sandwiches. Among the suggestions, for example, the Shrimp Bao, made with pistol shrimp breaded with carrot pickles, cucumber, wasabi mayonnaise, coriander leaves and nori powder.

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Shrimp Bao

Address: Av. Brig. Faria Lima, 120 – Pinheiros.


Chef Felipe Schaedler offers a popular sandwich from Amazonas in his restaurant, the ‘X-Caboquinho', made with French bread, coalho cheese, fried banana and tucumã (R$34).

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Address: Rua Tabapuã, 830 – Itaim Bibi.


Among the sandwiches on the menu, the ‘Bao' (R$32) is made with a steam-baked Chinese bun, stuffed with fried pork, squid ink, breaded house sausage, fermented mustard and squid tentacle.


End: Rua Palestra Itália, 200. Entrance through gate A of Allianz Parque, 3rd floor.


Part of Estação Carlota, a menu with several food options as well as drinks to take away or consume at tables placed in front of Chef Carla Pernambuco's Brazilian bistro, the breaded chicken sandwich and ciabatta salad (R$45) is one of the options for celebrate Sandwich Day.

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Breaded chicken sandwich

Address: Rua Sergipe, 753 – Higienópolis.


The restaurant suggests the Mini Lobster Roll – a mini lobster sandwich served on pumpkin brioche bread, which is one of the house's specialties. Furthermore, they are served in 4 units.

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Mini Lobster Roll

Address: Rua Haddock Lobo, 1589.

Johnny Rockets

The restaurant's option is the Philly Cheese Steak (R$44) – tender beef rib, seasoned with spices, peppers, marinated onions and American cheese on a buttery baguette bread.

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Philly Cheese Steak

End: Rua Purpurina, 550 – Vila Madalena.

Local café

The menu includes the salmon sandwich (R$54), made with cured salmon, avocado cream, poached egg. Furthermore, it is finished with a drizzle of truffle oil.

End.: 349 Manuel Guedes Street – Itaim Bibi.

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Salmon sandwich

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Babe Kitchen

There are options on the menu, such as a jamon sandwich (R$65), made with leaf bread, serrano jamon, creamy goat cheese, fig and caper. Additionally, it accompanies rustic potatoes or green salad.

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Jamon Sandwich

Address: Rua Diogo Jacome, 372 – Vila Nova Conceição.

Goofy Lemon

The restaurant offers the Tonno Impanato (R$44) – tuna sandwich breaded in panko, focaccia bread, pickled red onion and herb mayonnaise. Additionally, it comes with smoked aioli.

Address: Rua Joaquim Floriano, 295 – Itaim.

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Among the house's suggestions, for example, the octopus sandwich (R$59), made with crispy barley bread, grilled octopus tentacles with avocado and vinaigrette.

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Octopus sandwich

Address: Rua Domingos Antônio Ciccone, 186.

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