Restaurants

Top Choice Brazilian in Goiás

Fazenda Babilônia

The long-lost subculture of Brazilian cuisine has been resurrected at Fazenda Babilônia, an 1800 sugar plantation and fazenda (farm) on the Patrimonial Nacional (National Heritage) register since 1965. Every weekend…
Top Choice Brazilian in Curitiba

Manu

Not so much a meal as a journey, Manoella Buffara is Curitiba's hottest chef and her pedigree backs up her impressive menus, which come in three tasting versions in three price ranges nightly and rely heavily on reg…
Top Choice Fusion in Ipanema & Leblon

CT Boucherie

Created by Claude Troisgros, Rio's most famous chef, this innovative Leblon restaurant takes the idea of the churrascaria (traditional barbecue restaurant) and turns it on its head. Instead of all-you-can-eat meat, …
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…
Top Choice Brazilian in Natal

Casa de Taipa

What is probably Brazil's most famous tapiocaria flips the script on a traditionally R$4 street food and turns it into a gourmet treat fit for foodies. Droves of visitors and locals alike swarm this colorful and fes…
Top Choice Seafood in Canoa Quebrada

Lazy Days

At the eastern end of the beach, Lazy Days is the best of the beach barracas that rub up against Canoa’s picturesque red cliffs. The excellent barbecue fish, simply but perfectly garnished with salt, lime and chimic…
Top Choice Brazilian in São Paulo

Maní

Maní will astound you. This rustic-chic restaurant run impeccably by the 2014 Veuve Cliquot World's Best Female Chef, Helena Rizzo, is often touted as Sampa's best Brazilian restaurant, and rightly so. The inventive…
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 Seafood in Parque Nacional dos Lençóis Maranhenses

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 dun…
Top Choice Seafood in Jericoacoara

Peixe Brasileiro

Just a few tables in the sand alley where local fisherman grill fresh catch nightly. Pick your dinner by size from the family's peixaria next door: pargo (red snapper), garoupa (grouper), robalo (sea bass), shrimp a…