Influenced by African, Amazonian, and European flavors and well stocked with fresh seafood, Rio’s restaurants are top-notch. The most famous chefs cook in the kitchens of Ipanema and Leblon. Share artfully-arranged platters of the morning’s catch at Sushi Leblon, or toast champagne glasses over plates of rock lobster at the elegant Fasano Al Mare. In the eclectic Santa Teresa neighborhood, Térèze serves more than 200 varieties of wine and provides sweeping views of the city. Get close with your loved one at a table that looks out at red-tiled roofs and the sea in the distance.