Top Choice Fusion in Paraty

Quintal das Letras

Opened in 2014, this sophisticated eatery serves superb regional cooking with big city flair. From amuse-bouches like a mushroom 'cappuccino' (frothy brown soup topped with a dollop of cream) to a sterling moqueca d…
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 comes out sizzling on iron platters,…
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 a bona fide French chef 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 homemade whipped cream…
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…
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, and desserts don’t escape a fiery death either.
Seafood in Paraty

Banana da Terra

Chef Ana Bueno’s creative taste combinations and artistic presentation make this one of Paraty’s classiest restaurants. There’s also an excellent wine list.
Italian in Paraty

Punto Divino

This cozy Italian restaurant has wonderful thin-crust pizzas and pastas. Live music adds to the romance.