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Canta Maria Gastronomia

Occupying a lovely residential home in Planato near Igreja São Bento, this is the best of the restaurants specializing in the comida típica italiana buffet: capeletti (meat-filled pasta) soup, salad, pasta, galeto (…
Park in Bento Gonçalves

Igreja São Bento

The cleverness of the wine barrel-shaped church aside, the real reason to visit this Planalto landmark is for a real sense of local culture – on sunny weekend days, the surrounding grassy square swells with locals p…
Craft Beer in Bento Gonçalves

Doppio Malto

Yes, this is wine country, but this bar is worth a try for its 15 or so craft beers on draft (many hail from their own brewery). Expect proper pints and some of the best suds we've tried in the South.
Italian in Bento Gonçalves

Casa Di Paolo

This classic near Pórtico da Pipa serves Serra Gaúcha must-try-once buffet of comida típica italiana: capeletti (meat-filled pasta) soup, salad, pasta, galeto (rotisserie spring chicken), linguiça (garlicky pork sau…