Brazil restaurants

Top Choice German in Blumenau

Abendbrothaus

This Sunday-only feast is the most coveted table in Santa Catarina for marreco (stuffed Garganey, a kind of small duck); in fact, the menu's only item begins its journey to your stomach at 6am, when Josefa Jensen be…
Top Choice Brazilian in Avenida Paulista, Jardins & Around

Maní

Rustic-chic Maní will astound you. Run impeccably by the 2014 Veuve Cliquot World's Best Female Chef, Helena Rizzo, it's often rightfully touted as Sampa's best Brazilian restaurant. The inventive slow-cooked egg (1…
Top Choice Seafood in Ribeirão da Ilha

Ostradamus

Atmospheric tables line the glass-enclosed deck at this incredibly cinematic seafood restaurant. You can slurp oysters served over a dozen ways, but don't fill up on those – the outstanding and incredibly presented …
Top Choice Brazilian in Centro & Around

A Casa do Porco

Chef Jefferson Rueda's casual temple of swine is a wonderful descent into all things pork. Delicious and decadent specialties such as porco san zé (R$48 per person) offer the full treatment, carved from an eight-hou…
Top Choice Brazilian in Pinheiros, Vila Madalena & Around

Tuju

Delicate flavors and unconventional Brazilian ingredients inventively spun to delight your taste buds are hallmarks of top chef Ivan Ralston, who still greets and chats to foodies despite his recent fame as the 45th…
Top Choice Brazilian in Vale Dos Vinhedos

Valle Rustico

Wine country's best restaurant sits down a lonely and dark Vale dos Vinhedos dirt road – don't worry, it's open – where you'll find a wood-beamed dining room in the basement of a house and a lovely patio. Local chef…
Top Choice Seafood in Atins & Caburé

Restaurante do Antônio

Get yourself here by foot, horseback, car, boat, on a tour or any way you can to experience the wonderful grilled shrimp at this rustic culinary destination 7km west of Atins. The location, isolated between the dune…
Top Choice Brazilian in Curitiba

Manu

Manoella Buffara is one of Curitiba's hottest chefs and her pedigree backs up her impressive creations, which appear on a nightly-changing tasting menu that relies heavily on regional farm cooperatives and the resta…
Top Choice Seafood in Cambará do Sul

Restaurante do Lago

Chef Marcos Barberi pumps a ton of personality into his restaurant with a rustic, fireplace-warmed space full of antique furniture, colorful knickknacks and friendly demeanor. The speciality is fresh trout, prepared…
Top Choice Brazilian in São Paulo

Mocotó

It's worth the trek to Zona Norte for a meal at this darling of regional restaurants, where the city's most likeable and impressive young chef took over his father's simple emporium and started churning out Northeas…