Ouro Preto restaurants

Top Choice Mineira in Ouro Preto

Casa do Ouvidor

Just downhill from Praça Tiradentes, Ouvidor has garnered numerous awards for its authentic comida mineira over the past four decades, with specialties like tutu à mineira (mashed beans with roast pork loin, crackli…
Top Choice Italian in Ouro Preto

O Passo

In a lovely 18th-century building with intimate candlelit interior, this local favorite specializes in pizza, pasta and salads complemented by a good wine list. Outside, the relaxed creekside terrace is ideal for an…
Buffet in Ouro Preto


Eclectically decorated with old photos, religious art, Brazilian flags and antiques, this local institution serves one of Minas' tastiest (if priciest) buffets. The menu showcases traditional local favorites such as…
International in Ouro Preto

Bené da Flauta

Occupying two levels of a gorgeous colonial sobrado (mansion) just below Igreja de São Francisco, this upscale restaurant is ideal for a romantic dinner, with pretty views of Ouro Prêto's hillsides, candlelight refl…
International in Ouro Preto

Café Geraes & Escadabaixo

Creatively prepared salads, pasta, salmon, steak and wine are the name of the game at Café Geraes, an upscale eatery on Ouro Preto's main street. Its downstairs space Escadabaixo serves the exact same menu, but with…
Cafe in Ouro Preto

Chocolates Ouro Preto

Best known for its hot chocolate and other sinful indulgences, Ouro Preto’s hometown chocolate factory also serves sandwiches, soups and other savory snacks. Its second branch keeps the same hours and prices.
Cafe in Ouro Preto

Chocolates Ouro Preto

This quaint cafe and dessert shop serves everything from quiches to caldo verde (Portuguese kale, sausage and potato soup) to roast beef sandwiches, along with their namesake artisan chocolate treats.
Mineira in Ouro Preto

7 de Ouros Luderia

Help yourself to a wide variety of mineira home cooking, including desserts, at this welcoming new self-serve near the Igreja NS de Conceição.
Mineira in Ouro Preto

Restaurante Tiradentes

Travelers on a tight budget will appreciate the bargain-priced all-you-can-eat buffet at this hole-in-the-wall between Praça Tiradentes and Igreja São Francisco. Fill up on hearty mineira fare (meat, rice and beans)…
Japanese in Ouro Preto


It may not be the world's most authentic Japanese restaurant, but Hannah's wide-ranging menu is tasty enough and offers a welcome break from standard Brazilian fare. You'll find everything from tempura and yakissoba…