Restaurants

Cafe in Gávea, Jardim Botânico & Lagoa

PLage Cafe

Inside the lush Parque Lage, this beautifully sited cafe serves a few hearty dishes, such as rich pork belly with lentils, plus salads, quiches, pastas such as eggplant lasagna and changing daily specials like veget…
Cafe in Copacabana & Leme

Cafe Colombo

Far removed from the hustle and bustle of Av Atlântica, this cafe has magnificent views of Copacabana Beach. At the outdoor tables you can sit beneath shady palm trees, enjoying cappuccino, omelets, waffles, salads …
Cafe in Santa Teresa & Lapa

Cafecito

A few steps above street level, this open-air cafe attracts a mix of foreigners and neighborhood regulars; the Argentine owner is a longtime Santa Teresa resident. You'll find imported beers, desserts, cocktails (ca…
Cafe in Ipanema & Leblon

Terzetto Cafe

Fronting Praça General Osório, Terzetto is a lively, enticing cafe with an assortment of prepared salads and antipasti as well as focaccia, ravioli, bruschetta, grilled dishes, pizzas (after 4pm) and desserts. It's …
Cafe in Botafogo & Urca

Le Depanneur

This buzzing cafe and deli serves up juices, waffles, crepes, salads, antipasti plates and specialty sandwiches. On weekends the large plant-trimmed front patio fills with brunching locals and makes a good people-wa…
Cafe in Copacabana & Leme

Bakers

The Bakers is a fine spot for flaky croissants, banana Danishes, apple strudels and other treats. There are also waffles, omelets, salads, gourmet sandwiches (such as prosciutto and mozzarella on ciabatta), quiches …
Cafe in Gávea, Jardim Botânico & Lagoa

Jojö

This small, charming neighborhood cafe and bistro on a peaceful corner in Jardim Botânico serves up delectable salads, pastas and Asian-inspired dishes such as Thai chicken curry. There are a handful of sidewalk tab…
Cafe in Copacabana & Leme

Nonna Ridolfi

This small, quaint cafe serves up tasty sandwiches, cheese and charcuterie plates, desserts and craft beers amid wooden shelves that evoke a bygone era. There's outdoor seating in front, offering a fine vantage poin…
Cafe in Ipanema & Leblon

Gringo Cafe

Tired of eating feijoada? This open-sided American-run diner dishes up remedies in spades for the homesick: waffles, pancakes, hash browns, mac and cheese, chili (both meat and vegetarian), barbecue ribs, milkshakes…
Cafe in Ipanema & Leblon

Armazém do Café

Dark-wood furnishings and the aroma of fresh-ground coffee lend authenticity to this Leblon coffeehouse. It serves waffles, snacks and desserts, and connoisseurs rate the aromatic roasts here much more highly than a…