Top Choice Pizzeria in Manaus

Casa do Pensador

Simple wood tables set up on the plaza facing Teatro Amazonas make this an easy low-key place for dinner and a beer. The menu is equally low-key, mostly pizza (including a couple of veggie options) and standard rice…
Brazilian in Manaus

Tambaqui De Banda

The look here is plastic, the location is ideal and the food surprisingly good. Nearly all dishes are for two or more people – bring some friends – and the group-friendly menu makes for a boisterous ambience, at out…
Pizzeria in Manaus

Scarola Pizzaria

Good food, good service and good chope (draft beer) make for a varied clientele, from backpackers back from jungle trips to professionals pontificating on the latest opera performance. The affordable lunch spread ha…
Juice Bar in Manaus

Skina dos Sucos

Stake out some counter space at this busy eatery, where you can order filling snacks and sandwiches to go along with large sucos (fresh juices) made from Amazonian fruits, including guaraná (a tropical berry thought…
Brazilian in Manaus


One of Manaus’ top gourmet restaurants, especially for fish. River fish such as pirarucú and tambaqui and other Amazonian specialties are served in various preparations, from cheese and banana, to parsley and formig…
Brazilian in Manaus

Delícias Caseiras

The tables are crammed together and the fans are blowing full blast to accommodate the scads of loyal clients at this great hole-in-the-wall eatery just off Praça São Sebastião. Lunch self-serve is outstanding, espe…
Buffet in Manaus

Restaurante Castelinho

The food and service at this popular per-kilo place are perfectly good, but the highlight has to be the building itself: a beautiful, high-ceilinged rubber-era mansion that served as a private residence, doctor's of…
Buffet in Manaus


Vegetarians should head to this small upstairs restaurant, serving a creative, genuinely meat-free lunch buffet. A bit hard to find, and not exactly bursting with atmosphere, but worth the effort all the same.
Vegetarian in Manaus

Casa da Pamonha

Cool, friendly and artsy, this vegetarian place has soy burgers, Spanish tortillas, fresh juices, tasty cakes and more during its popular lunchtime buffet, and light snacks in the morning and evening.