Amazonas restaurants

Top Choice Brazilian in Novo Airão

Flor do Luar

One of the Amazon's best restaurants, Flor do Luar sits on a floating pontoon on the Rio Negro and serves fabulous food and cold beers. The specialty is the banda de tambaqui assada, a local fish cooked on the grill…
Top Choice Seafood in Manaus

Amazônico Peixaria Regional

However you get your tambaqui (perhaps the tastiest of all Amazonian fish) prepared here – stewed, grilled, ribs – the execution is perfect. They serve all manner of other fish and steak dishes, and fab desserts too…
Top Choice Brazilian in Novo Airão

Mirante do Gavião Amazon Lodge

This classy restaurant in the lodge of the same name has an extensive menu, focusing on local ingredients with a few innovative riffs; the iconic pirarucú fish is grilled with sweet potatoes, coconut milk, lemon and…
Top Choice Peruvian in Tabatinga

São Jorge

Residents on both sides of the border rave about the authentic ceviche at this simple Peruvian-run spot: the mountainous pile of excellent citrus-cooked fish and onions served on a bed of sweet potatoes and chunky c…
Top Choice Brazilian in Manaus

Coco Bambu Manaus

In a shopping center on the way to Ponta Negra west of town, this place deserves its consistently good reviews. Professional service and artfully prepared seafood and steaks are fabulous, but leave room for the bril…
Brazilian in Manaus

Banzeiro

One of Manaus’ top gourmet restaurants, especially for fish. Varieties such as pirarucú, tambaqui and other Amazonian specialties are served in various preparations, from cheese and banana to parsley and formigas (a…
Juice Bar in Manaus

Skina dos Sucos

Stake out some counter space at this busy place, where you can order filling snacks and sandwiches to go along with large sucos (fresh juices) made from Amazonian fruit, including guaraná (a tropical berry thought t…
Buffet in Manaus

Restaurante Castelinho

The food and service at this popular per-kilo lunch-only place are perfectly good, but the highlight has to be the building itself: a beautiful, high-ceilinged rubber-era mansion that served as a private residence, …
Brazilian in Manaus

Tacacaria Amazônia

This bright, appealing place serves a range of local dishes, specializing in tacacá and well-prepared fish from the Amazon, including tambaqui and pirarucú. English is spoken and they're good at putting an order tog…
Brazilian in Manaus

Tambaqui De Banda

The look is plastic, the location is ideal and the food surprisingly good. Bring some friends – nearly all dishes are for two or more people and the group-friendly menu makes for a boisterous ambiance. Outdoor table…