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Seafood in Cabo Frio

Restaurante Galápagos

Directly opposite the picturesque 17th-century white church on Cabo Frio's most historic square, this eatery in a colonial house serves sophisticated international fare, including a wide variety of seafood dishes, r…
Barbecue in Cabo Frio

Restaurante do Zé

The sidewalk tables at this animated eatery overlook the canal, one of the most picturesque spots in town. The house specialty is picanha na chapa (sizzling grilled steak).
Fort in Cabo Frio

Forte São Mateus

Forte São Mateus, a stronghold against pirates, was built between 1616 and 1620 to protect the lucrative brazilwood trade. You'll find it at the eastern end of Praia do Forte.