Collected by Burn Oberwager
R. Farme de Amoedo, 34 - Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22420-020, Brazil
My traveling companions and I had a dinner reservation elsewhere in Ipanema, but when a storm hit that evening with strong winds and pelting rain, we took cover in the first restaurant we stumbled in to (soaking wet)—just a block from Ipanema...
Rio de Janeiro - State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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...
Rua Pacheco Leão, 812 - Jardim Botânico, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22460-030, Brazil
Jojö is a great place to try contemporary Brazilian-Asian fusion cooking. I love the risotto with shrimp and pepper mixed with curry. The place is tiny, maybe five tables. The owner, Joana, always makes sure I get a great dinner—and a treat, like...
R. Maria Angélica, 57 - Lagoa, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 22470-201, Brazil
My grandfather used to come here. The restaurant specializes in Portuguese cuisine and serves consistently good traditional dishes, including the bestpicanha(steak) in Rio. The food is simple, but you know it will be amazing. It reminds me of...
Morro da Nova Cintra - Catete, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil
This place was recommended by my Brazilian friends so I knew we would be in for a treat. On top of the hills of Santa Teresa, with amazing views of Rio down below. Great food, caipirinhas de maracuja (passion fruit)... life is good there...
R. Aprazível, 62 - Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20241-270, Brazil
This semi-fine dining restaurant overlooks the city and is beautiful at night. We ordered the fish of the day and it was amazing. Their grilled banana dessert with ice cream was also divine. You can sit and enjoy the view here. Take your time...
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