Paraty restaurants

Top Choice Seafood in Paraty

Banana da Terra

Creative taste combinations and artistic presentation make this one of Paraty’s classiest restaurants. Meat and fish dishes are supplemented by inspired vegetarian offerings such as the superb moqueca made with hear…
Top Choice Fusion in Paraty

Quintal das Letras

Attached to Paraty's Pousada Literária hotel, this sophisticated eatery serves regional cuisine with big city flair. From amuse-bouches like a mushroom 'cappuccino' (frothy brown soup topped with a dollop of cream) …
Argentine in Paraty

La Luna

Steak and a prime beachfront setting are the twin attractions at this Argentine-run eatery in Jabaquara, 2km north of Paraty's historic center. Everything from sirloin to picanha (rump steak) comes out sizzling on i…
Latin American in Paraty

Frida y Diego

After years traveling and working in Peru, Argentina and elsewhere around Latin America, chef-owner Lu has poured her enthusiasm for the continent's varied cuisine into this colorful little restaurant. Twinkling lig…
Vegetarian in Paraty

Maria Fulô Bistrô Natural & Tapiocaria

This cheerfully painted little restaurant just outside the historic center is a welcome refuge for both wallet and taste buds. At lunchtime, reasonably priced, healthy pratos feitos (set meals; R$26) rule the day; c…
Bistro in Paraty

Casa do Fogo

The name says it all here – everything’s on fire! The menu focuses on seafood set ablaze with the local cachaça: flambéed octopus with passion fruit, honey and black rice, or fish with flambéed veggies, bananas and …
Seafood in Paraty

Quiosque Dito e Feito

Ask locals where to find reasonably priced fresh seafood and they'll send you to this simple beachfront kiosk on Praia do Pontal. From straightforward fried fish to moqueca to the caldeirada do mar (a seafood stew f…
Crêpes in Paraty

Oui Paraty

With bona fide French chef Patrick Louis in the kitchen, Oui Paraty stands out for its authentic Breton-style galettes made with buckwheat flour, alongside subtly sweet dessert offerings like nutella with caramelize…
Sandwiches in Paraty


With good coffee, free wi-fi, two dozen varieties of juice and a delicious array of budget-friendly omelettes and dobrados (toasted flatbread sandwiches), this little eatery draws a mixed crowd of locals and tourist…
Italian in Paraty

Punto Divino

This corner Italian restaurant serves pasta and thin-crust pizzas in its cozy main dining room and on its stone-walled back patio adorned with ferns and banana trees. Nightly live music adds a romantic touch.