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10Best Restaurants by Cuisine


Expert Tips for Rio de Janeiro Restaurants


Best Rio de Janeiro Restaurants

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    Based on the Italian concept of 'Stuzzichini' - small plates of light bites for sharing over drinks, similar to Spanish Tapas or Greek Mezze - Stuzzi brings...

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    Rio de Janeiro has traditionally been lacking coffee shops that have gone beyond with-or-without-milk, but this Argentine-owned spot in leafy Santa Teresa...

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    Opened in 2012, this relatively new addition to Rua Dias Ferreira's already-illustrious drinking and dining scene, Brigitte's soon found a loyal clientele....

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    For the ultimate indulgent Rio experience, head to the Pergula, the elegant poolside restaurant at the enduringly elegant Copacabana Palace hotel. Less...

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    This top-end French restaurant is arguably the most celebrated eatery in Rio de Janeiro, and is manned by celebrity chef Claude Troisgros - of the multi...

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    Porcao Rio's

    Brazil is famous for the quality of its meat, and carnivores with a hankering to sink their teeth into as many cuts as possible will be in seventh heaven at...

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Local Expert Restaurant Recommendations

New & Notable Rio de Janeiro Restaurants

Hot, New & Notable restaurants . . . and why you should go there now!