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Top Choice Pizza in Foz do Iguaçu

Vó Bertila

This informal, family-run cantina churns out wood-fired pizza – even in personal sizes! – and authentic pastas in heaping portions. All homey and hardwoods, it’s the kind of down-home Italian spot Brazil does so ver…
Top Choice Live Music in Foz do Iguaçu

Zeppelin Old Bar

Outstanding bar serving up excellent cocktails and live music. The beautiful people congregate from Thursday onwards.
Dam in Foz do Iguaçu


With a capacity of 14 million kilowatts, this binational dam is the world's second largest hydroelectric power station, and the one that produces the most electricity per year. The impressive structure, at some 8km …
Dam in Foz do Iguaçu

Centro de Recepcão de Visitantes

The Itaipú Dam is highly impressive; at some 8km long and 200m high, it is a memorable sight, especially when the river is high and a vast torrent of overflow water cascades down the spillway. The Centro de Recepcão…
Brazilian in Foz do Iguaçu


The moqueca and other outstanding seafood stews here are big enough to sate at least a couple of big appetites, and when the kitchen is on, they're damn good. A wealth of seafood awaits and the highest priced items …
Cafe in Foz do Iguaçu

Empório com Arte

This welcomed edition to the Foz scene ("scene" used loosely) is full of country charm and swarming with town sophisticates gossiping among a potpourri of regional art and antiques. It's mainly a cafe, serving decen…
Brazilian in Foz do Iguaçu

Chef Lopes

Intimate it's surely not, but this super-sized dining room churns out the town's best por-kilo lunch buffet (weekday/weekend R$46.90/56.90) with a sinister dessert spread and, for dinner, a top-end menu loaded with …
Bar in Foz do Iguaçu

Rafain Chopp

Nightlife is hopping along Av Jorge Schimmelpfeng, where you will find breezy beer gardens for early evening, lively outdoor patio bars and hot-to-trot nightclubs that stay open late. Good starting points/outdoor dr…
Bird Sanctuary in Foz do Iguaçu

Parque das Aves

This 5-hectare bird park, located 300m from the entrance to Parque Nacional do Iguaçu, is home to 800-plus species of birds, including red ibis, bare-throated bellbird, and flamingos galore. They live in 8m-high avi…
Churrascaria in Foz do Iguaçu

Búfalo Branco

This spacious Foz classic certainly isn't Brazil's best churrascaria, but it's said to be the best in town and continues to draw locals and tourists alike for its decent rodízio, which features solid roast meats, in…