Restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Guarapari

Moqueca do Garcia

Celebrating more than half a century in business, this award-winning restaurant with a spacious, airy dining room down by the mermaid statue on Ubu's waterfront serves top-notch capixaba cuisine. Seafood is the hous…
Top Choice Seafood in Vitória

Pirão

With award-winning moquecas (featuring everything from whiting to shrimp to lobster) and torta capixaba (seafood frittata with olives and hearts of palm), Pirão has earned a reputation as one of Vitória’s finest res…
Top Choice Seafood in Itaúnas

Dona Pedrolina

At this sweet, unassuming family-run place, Dona Pedrolina prepares delicious home-cooked meals, as she's been doing for 25 years – in between lull periods working at her sewing machine on the back table. The menu i…
Top Choice Seafood in Guarapari

Cantinho do Curuca

The moqueca (fish stew) at this beachfront eatery in Meaípe has been voted the best in Brazil multiple times. Everything from fish to squid and shrimp to bananas finds its way into the dozens of clay pots bubbling a…
Top Choice Italian in Pedra Azul

Valsugana

Hearty Italian fare and pretty perspectives on Pedra Azul make this one of the area’s nicest restaurants. Dishes such as saltimbocca (prosciutto-and-sage-stuffed veal escalope), lemon and thyme-crusted lamb with gol…
Top Choice German in Domingos Martins

Choperia Fritz Frida

This half-timbered building overlooking Domingos Martins' main square serves old German favorites such as sausages, sauerkraut and Wiener schnitzel, along with fondue, pizza and locally brewed Trarko beer. Half port…
Grill in Domingos Martins

Aromen Churrascaria

Grilled pork, picanha (steak) and chicken rule the menu at this half-timbered churrascaria (traditional barbecue restaurant) in Domingos Martins' pedestrian zone. The town's German heritage surfaces in dishes like E…
Seafood in Guarapari

Restaurante Gaeta

With open front windows facing the sea, this unpretentious beachside eatery under a pagoda-like roof jostles for the title of the region's best seafood restaurant. Sizzling clay panelas (casseroles) come laden with …
Brazilian in Itaúnas

Restaurante do Celsão

Delicious comida caseira (home-cooked food) and a warm welcome await anyone who reaches this end-of-the-line beachside hideaway on the border between Espírito Santo and Bahia. Local residents Celsão and Mara greet g…
Italian in Itaúnas

A Casa di Berê

Grab a table on the front patio of this pretty turquoise house, suffused with the warm-hearted presence of chef-owner Berê, who specializes in delicious pastas and parmigianas (meats with melted cheese and homemade …