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Top choice Asian

in Centro & Praça Mauá

One of Rio's loveliest new additions is this spacious, theatrically decorated dining room, open-air cocktail bar and nightclub, all set rather dramatically on the edge of the bay. Come for mouthwatering seafood and tender meats with Asian accents, such as fresh oysters with ponzu sauce, salmon truffle tartar or marinated pork ribs with miso.

Dishes are great for sharing, and go nicely with the brilliant cocktail menu. The stunning views over the bay make this a magical place to be at sunset.