Restaurants

Top Choice Pizza in Pinheiros, Vila Madalena & Around

Bráz Pizzaria

Higienópolis Moema Start to finish, the experience here will leave you forgetting pizza ever originated in Italy. Do as Brazilians do and order a Brahma draft beer (chope) followed by an appetizer of warm sausage br…
Top Choice Pizza in Flamengo & Around

Ferro e Farinha

Sei Shiroma, an expat from NYC, and a dexterous team of dough handlers serve up Rio's best pizza at this atmospheric and delightfully ramshackle spot in Catete. Seats are few, with just a handful of bar stools crowd…
Top Choice Pizza in Florianópolis

Forneria Catarina

Considering it's located far, far outside São Paulo city limits, this upscale Sampa-style pizzeria does an absolute bangup job with pizza Paulistana – at far more accommodating prices. We reckon half rustica (arugul…
Top Choice Pizza in Foz do Iguaçu

Vó Bertila

This informal, family-run cantina churns out wood-fired pizza – even in personal sizes! – and authentic pastas in heaping portions. All homey and hardwoods, it’s the kind of down-home Italian spot Brazil does so ver…
Pizza in Botafogo & Urca

South Ferro

Chef Sei Shiroma made his name with Ferro e Farinha, widely regarded as Rio’s best pizza place. South Ferro, Shiroma’s second restaurant, taps into Botafogo’s growing nightlife scene offering superb cocktails (R$30)…
Pizza in Gávea, Jardim Botânico & Lagoa

Ella Pizzaria

Located in a prime spot next to the Botanical Gardens, this upmarket pizzeria offers Neapolitan-style pizzas with elaborate toppings such as crispy octopus, smoked pancetta and wild arugula. Drinks are taken as seri…
Pizza in Vale Dos Vinhedos

Pizza Entre Vinhos

In the evenings, Mamma Gema trattoria focuses on its downstairs pizzeria, where the region's best pizza is served amongst the best selection of local wines in one spot. You wander the shop and pick a bottle – hence …
Pizza in Jericoacoara

Pizzaria Araxá

This intimate Italian-owned pizzeria inside a well-to-do pousada produces Jeri's best pie. All the classics are represented (margherita, marinara etc) as well as white pizzas and, perhaps disappointingly, a few Braz…
Pizza in Pinheiros, Vila Madalena & Around

Leggera Pizza Napoletana

Brazilian-Italian-American pizzaiolo Andre Guidon imports everything humanly possible from Italy – and this small, family-run affair epitomizes the Brazilian-Italian diaspora. The 12 individual-sized, uncut pies her…
Pizza in Campos Do Jordão

Arte da Pizza

It’s worth popping to the Grande Hotel even if you’re not staying there - two of the three starred restaurants in Campos are here, including this award-winning pizzeria. Firing in the wood-burning oven is interrupte…