Restaurants

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 Peruvian in Brasília

Taypá

It's worth a trip to the edges of Lago Sul – a R$40 or so taxi fare – for Marco Espinoza's authentic upscale Peruvian. His whole team hails from Peru and it shows: the fabulous ceviche criollo, drowning in creamy le…
Top Choice International in Alto Paraíso de Goiás

Jambalaya

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 Brasília

Olivae

With a disciple of Brazilian super chef Alex Atala running the show, this classy spot has everyone's taste buds doing a happy dance. The three-course lunch special for R$64 is an astonishing deal; there's prix-fixe …
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…
Top Choice Brazilian in Pirenópolis

Fazenda Babilônia

The long-lost subculture of Brazilian cuisine has been resurrected at Fazenda Babilônia, an 1800 sugar plantation and fazenda (farm) on the Patrimonial Nacional (National Heritage) register since 1965. Every weekend…
Brazilian in Brasília

Mangai

This northeastern por-quilo restaurant offers a culinary experience like no other. An assembly line of tempting creative dishes will totally overwhelm you – and that's just the salad section. The space itself is gar…
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…
Fusion in Brasília

Bloco C

Smart but not pretentious, this restaurant has an elegant two-level interior and lovely back deck. The cuisine shows off its French and Italian roots with dishes like house carpaccio with truffled honey and a hits-t…