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Top Choice Japanese in Búzios

Nami Gastrobar

Near Geribá beach, this restaurant fuses traditional Japanese cuisine with Peruvian, Mexican and other influences to create a spectacularly eclectic international dining experience. Fresh seafood takes center stage …
Top Choice Mediterranean in Búzios

Mistico Restaurante

Perched high on the hill between Armação and Ossos, Pousada Abracadabra's restaurant enjoys one of Búzios' finest panoramic sea views, with poolside seating and an intimate glass-walled dining room. Amazingly, the f…
Top Choice Seafood in Búzios

Rocka Beach Lounge

Prime people watching and some of Búzios' most creative cuisine are the twin draws at this casual-chic seafood eatery perched directly above Praia Brava. Rocka is a full-day event for most visitors, who linger long …
Seafood in Búzios

O Barco

This down-to-earth waterfront joint stakes its reputation on well-made, reasonably priced fish dishes – from fried fish with rice and salad to full-on seafood stews. Eight tables on a cute little terrace plus a few …
Italian in Búzios


At this Italian-run place on Rua das Pedras, nine superb varieties of homemade gnocchi incorporate a tantalizing range of ingredients (Parma ham, mozzarella, parmesan, asparagus, eggplant, leeks, mushrooms, shrimp, …
Sandwiches in Búzios

Fishbone Café

At this laid-back beach club on Praia de Geribá, the menu features everything from sandwiches to salads to a delicious caldeirada de frutos do mar (seafood stew), but plenty of people come just to drink, catch some …
Mediterranean in Búzios

Bar do Zé

This classy restaurant with an open-air deck facing Orla Bardot is famous for its well-mixed drinks (classic caipirinhas, freshly minted mojitos), served alongside grilled fish, risotto, steak and seafood.
Sandwiches in Búzios


Half-liter goblets of fresh fruit juice and sandwiches piled onto four varieties of homemade bread make this Ossos corner eatery a tempting pit stop en route to the beach at Azeda or Azedinha.
Buffet in Búzios


Other per-kilo joints may offer a wider selection, but locals in the know swear by the unfailing freshness and quality of the self-serve fare at this health-food oriented lunchtime buffet.
Crêpes in Búzios

Chez Michou Crêperie

Crowds flock here not only for the sweet and savory crepes, but also for mixed drinks at the outdoor bar, sports events on the big screen TVs and the weekend DJ mixes (from 9pm).