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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 …
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 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 …
Buffet in Búzios


Standing out among the several deluxe self-serve eateries on this street for its staggering variety of offerings, Bananaland offers something for everyone.
Regional in Búzios

Bistrô da Baiana

With delicious Bahian fish specialties served at small tables on the cobblestones, this place is great for a low-key dinner, or a beer and a snack (try the wonderfully fresh acarajé - Bahian style fitters).
Seafood in Búzios

Restaurante do David

Still going strong after 40 years, David’s serves high-quality seafood at little wooden tables with red tablecloths in the heart of town.
Cinema in Búzios

Gran Cine Bardot

Shows movies on weekend nights, including some in English with Portuguese subtitles. The adjacent cafe is a nice spot for snacks, coffee or caipirinhas before or after the show.
Club in Búzios


The star of Búzios' late-night scene is this sleek nightclub with two dance floors and four bars on the Orla Bardot waterfront.
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.