Restaurants in Brazil

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A Jardins steak house legendary for its Saturday feijoada buffet. Read More

Be sure to order plenty of Brazilian bar snacks—particularly the bolinho de carne and pastel de queijo (fried meat and cheese dishes). The drinks are so... Read More

The restaurant, which sits high above Cambury Beach on a forested hillside, is the current hot spot; Brazilian-accented Italian cuisine (conchiglia del... Read More

Because of the large Arabic community living in Brazil, Rio has become a gastronomic hub for Middle Eastern food. And when Cariocas want the best from... Read More

The chocolaty açai-berry shake is a standout. Read More

After a lunch of fresh ceviche at this beachside hotel bar, take to the daybeds overlooking the surf. In the main dining room try a subtle moqueca,... Read More

Walls filled with vintage black-and-white photos of Rio lend a locals-only vibe—of course, so does sitting out front at one of the sidewalk tables,... Read More

Tuck into the ultra-cheesy pies from the infernal wood-burning oven and the pleasantly oily Calabrian sausage bread. Read More

This Quadrado fixture has French doors, paddle fans, and a vine-draped courtyard. Chef Sandra Marques—a São Paulo émigré... Read More

Flavors of the Mediterranean (Provençal risotto with octopus, crisp goat-cheese and lavender-honey salad) have zingy Asian accents (shiitake... Read More

Feijoada is more than a meal in Brazil—the hearty black bean and pork stew is a part of the culture. It's typically eaten for lunch on Saturdays (so you... Read More

The decor is a bit dated (mirrored walls and white tablecloths) but the loyal clientele who have followed the restaurant from Leblon to its new home in... Read More

A two-floor bar that fronts Copacabana beach, Copa Café is all contrasts: stark black floors, deep red accents, and white bar chairs. The... Read More

Claude Troisgros, Rio's most celebrated chef, and his talented son Thomas, have turned the traditional Brazilian rodizio (buffet) on its head with this... Read More

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