Top Choice Brazilian in Goiânia

Botequim Mercatto

They had a good idea here: take the traditional Brazilian bar-restaurant, focus on upmarket food, but keep quantities big and the chope (draft beer) abundant and cold. Must-tries include the pastel de feijoada (pie …
Top Choice Brazilian in Pirenópolis

Fazenda Babilônia

Dating from the late 18th century, this once-enormous sugar plantation has been restored and opens to visitors on weekends, when a magnificent brunch spread is laid out. Based on historic dishes of the region drawn …
Top Choice International in Alto Paraíso de Goiás


A contemporary gem tucked away in a residential neighborhood a short walk from the main road, tables are shrouded in candle-lit romanticism surrounding a pleasant garden. This kitchen churns out excellent risotto, f…
Top Choice Brazilian in Cidade de Goiás

Flor do Ipê

For lunch, there’s a wealth of regional choices laid out in fiery-hot clay pots for R$35. In the evenings, the shady garden setting fills up quickly for excellent à la carte local dishes with an emphasis on traditio…
Top Choice Cafe in Pirenópolis

Forneria e Café Pireneus

This sophisticated spot overlooking Praça do Coreto serves life-changing grilled focaccia sandwiches, wraps and ciabatta, first-rate coffee, and the town's best craft beer selection. Try the local standout IPA, Bica…
Brazilian in São Jorge

Santo Cerrado

Follow the paper lantern trail to the edge of the village for a an open two-floor timber restaurant with a treehouse feel and loads of character. The speciality is pan-cooked risotto, which comes in intriguing combi…
Brazilian in Goiânia

Chão Nativo I

Break out the calculator to help you choose between pay-by-weight or all-you-can-eat at this smorgasbord of bubbling Goiânian cauldrons, often voted the city’s best for local cuisine.
Brazilian in Pirenópolis

As Flôr

Come with an empty stomach to this simple lunch spot for regional delights, an outrageous amount of which are slapped in front of you for a ridiculously cheap price. The chicken and pork are especially tasty and the…
Brazilian in São Jorge

Paladar Bistrô

Run by local folk and more down to earth than some of the flashy out-of-towner places, this pleasant outdoors spot does nice omelettes, moqueca (Bahian fish stew; there's also a veggie version), picanha and carne de…
Seafood in Pirenópolis

Bacalhau da Bibba

This elegant and slightly surreal place doubles as an antique shop, so you'll dine surrounded by lovely paintings, ceramics and other objets d'art. The restaurant serves only bacalhau (salt cod) in a variety of styl…