Top things to do

Brazilian in Itacaré

Manga Rosa

This open-air restaurant, right in the center of the action, has a tropical, easygoing feel that makes it appealing at any time of day: stop in for a mint-infused lemonade (R$5) on the way back from the beach, or di…
Bahian in Itacaré

Tapiocaria Bem Bahia

This casual eatery on the main square specializes in delicious tapioca pastries stuffed with your choice of fillings: with a few outdoor tables, sandwiches, fresh juices and caipirinhas (cocktails), it's a great bud…
Burgers in Itacaré

Bastante Elefante

New to Itacaré's main thoroughfare is this stylish burger joint that (surprise!) also specializes in vegetarian and vegan options. It's both hipster- and kid-friendly, with a few outdoor tables, and a full cocktail …
Crêpes in Itacaré

Tio Gu Café Creperia

This eco-conscious surfers' hangout has a loyal local following thanks to its perfectly prepared crepes (including delicious dessert options like chocolate and kiwi) and healthy fruit and vegetable infusions.
Middle Eastern in Itacaré

Alamaim

Get your hummus fix here: this cool but casual eatery specializes in vegetarian Arabic food, from falafel to couscous, and has relaxing lounge space where you can kick back after a day of surfing or swimming.
Bar in Itacaré

Mar e Mel

This is the place to hear (and dance to) live forró three nights a week (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 9pm). There’s a spacious wooden deck and abundant seafood and drink choices.
Seafood in Itacaré

Estrela do Mar

Overlooking the beach, elegant Estrela do Mar serves expertly prepared seafood, pastas and salads. There's a children's menu and a decent wine list, too.
Pizza in Itacaré

Boca de Forno

This place serves pizzas everyone raves about (try the one with carne seca, or cured beef) in a flower-bedecked outdoor setting.
Farm in Itacaré

Vila Rosa

Take a break from the beach and head into the forest to Vila Rosa, a beautifully restored cocoa farm. Guided tours take visitors around the plantation to see the collection, fermentation and drying of cocoa beans, t…