Top Choice Seafood in Praia da Pipa

Cruzeiro do Pescador

On the southeast edge of town, about 1.5km from the center, what looks like a typical mess of a house hides a don’t-miss culinary experience. Chef Daniel does everything with homemade and home-grown finesse, from th…
Top Choice Fusion in Praia da Pipa


Tapas is a culinary godsend, a labor of love of a well-traveled Paulista couple who dish out large Brazilian tapas peppered with Thai, Indian, French and Italian influences in a casual and artsy space. Sesame-cruste…
Seafood in Praia da Pipa


With superb views of Pipa’s cliffs and dunes, Garagem got its start as a famous bar, and is still good for sundowners; but it’s also the best spot in Pipa proper for a beach lunch (such as excellent Argentine picanh…
International in Praia da Pipa


One of Pipa's few Potiguar chefs runs this notable and intimate newcomer of just seven tables. A small but well-rounded menu awaits; whichever of the substantially portioned highlights you choose – the sesame-cruste…
Italian in Praia da Pipa

Pan'e Vino

Real Italian food from well-traveled Roman-born chef Michele, whose passion for fresh ingredients can be seen in his ever-changing menus: lamb with rosemary; Messina-style fish with capers, olives and white wine; pl…
Buffet in Praia da Pipa

Dona Branca

Places like this are a dying breed in popular beach towns like Pipa. Take your pick of any two meat items from the grill, then fill your plate with rice, beans, salad and other goodies from the buffet. It's R$2 extr…
Japanese in Praia da Pipa


It’s not often you’ll find genuine Japazilian yakisoba from São Paulo at these prices, but this place is the real deal. Heaped plates of noodles with veggies, shrimp, chicken, steak etc are the highlight, and the ly…
Ice Cream in Praia da Pipa

Gelateria Preciosa

Beat the heat at this Italian-owned gelateria. The 16 flavors change daily, but stalwarts include the namesake Presciosa (with Belgian chocolate) and Variegato Amarena (cream-based with Italian cherries).
Crêpes in Praia da Pipa

Creperia Marinas

The dockside Creperia Marinas is a brilliant sunset-viewing spot over Lagoa de Guaraíras.