Sea Food Restaurants
Mariu´s Crustaceous (additional)
Anchored at Copacabana Beach, you can find Marius Crustaceous. Its unique ornamentation, which gathers original pieces from old vessels, creates an atmosphere that blends together beauty, magic, and adventure. Its typical Brazilian cuisine serves fishes, crustaceans and mollusks bred in the clear waters of fish hatcheries built in Marine Farms located in South Brazil. The marine environment is closely monitored through microbiological and physical-chemical analysis. Transportation is made on daily basis, so they can be delivered alive.
:: Additional lunch/dinner option for Half Day or Full Day tours in Rio.
Satyricon is a well known seafood restaurant and is reputedly one of Madonna’s favorite restaurants. It offers excellent seafood dishes, such as bacalhau (salt cod) and sushi. The menu also includes many pasta dishes.
:: Rua Barão da Torre, 192, Ipanema, 2521-0627 - (130 seats) - 6 p.m./2 a.m. (Mon.), midday/2 p.m. (Tue. to Sat.) and midday/12 p.m. (Sun.) - All C.C. - Valet parking.
Barbecue & Meat Places
Espaço Brasa Leblon BBQ (additional)
Located at Leblon, close to Plataforma 1. This Barbecue restaurant goes beyond its guest expectations, with a vast option of meat cuts and an exclusive self service buffet with a range of seafood (oyster, caviar, cod fish, salmon, octopus…) and over 30 kind of salads, including Arabian, Japanese and Jewish cuisine.
:: Av. Afrânio de Melo Franco, 131 - Leblon Tel: (21) 2111-5700 - all c.c - Open daily. Seats 330 people.
Offering the best to the barbecue, Oasis presents in its menu a variety of cuts and orders of extreme good quality which pleases the most demanding tastes.
Besides shank, lamb, spare ribs, sirloin with cheese and many other cuts, they still offer chicken, pork, ribs, etc. In the buffet, a variety of foods made with high-quality fresh ingredients, which increases the pleasure of eating meat, offering also Japanese food, cheese, cold cuts, bread crackers, shrimp, octopus, cod and many other dishes.
:: Estrada do Joá, 136 - São Conrado - tel: 3322-3144
Barra Grill BBQ (additional)
Barra Grill is one of the most popular churrascarias in Rio de Janeiro. Diners choose what they want from waiters who visit each table carrying platters of beef, chicken and lamb. Above Barra Grill is an Italian restaurant offering the usual pasta dishes, as well as seafood and Arab and Japanese cuisine.
:: Av. Ministro lvan Lins, 314 Barra da Tijuca - tel: 2493 6060 - All C.C. - (260 seats) - Daily, from 11 a.m. up to the last customer - Buffet Style
Carretão BBQ (additional)
In modern and sophisticated environment, Carretão offers the rodízio (eat-as-much-as-you-can system), which is a real gastronomical party: a selection of the best meats, poultry, sea food, hot dishes, delicious sushis, forty salad types, a salad bar with several kinds of cold cuts and cheese, carpaccio, and freshly baked bread.
:: Rua Visconde de Pirajá, 112 lpanema - tel: 2513 1151 - All C.C. - (250 seats) - Daily, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Attendance until the last customer - Buffet Style.
Estrela do Sul BBQ (additional)
This traditional Barbecue restaurant was established in Rio for over 19 years. Its all-you-can-eat system includes over 28 different meat cuts, a wide selection of salads, seafood, Japanese cuisine and hot dishes. You can have your favorite drink, from cocktails, beer or draft beer, to fabulous wine. A great place to eat!
:: Rio Plaza Shopping. tel: 2275-6280. Botafogo - 350 seats - Opens Daily from 11h30 to mid-night - All cc acceptable.
Mariu´s Meat (additional)
Marius Meat is located in Copacabana Beach, where you can enjoy the luxurious sight of the most famous Brazilian beach in the world. The ambience is astonishing, ornamented with original antique pieces, prospected from old fashioned coffee farmhouses located in Brazil's countryside, creating an atmosphere of equilibrium. Here, you can find typical Brazilian cuisine within a scene of true beauty, magic and adventure. The meat served at Marius Restaurant comes from a program known as Green and Ecology Friendly Cattle which has its development monitored by chips.
This cattle is exclusively fed with biological grass, what makes the meat more tender, healthier and tastier.
:: Additional lunch/dinner option for Half Day or Full Day tours in Rio.
Porcão Barra BBQ (additional)
Porcão Barra is near the beach and other leisure hangouts. Customers may help themselves at the large buffet. It offers an extensive selection of salads, seafood and Japanese food. Many different cuts of meat are offered, from rump steak to pork and sausages, even chicken hearts and buffalo.
Desserts are brought on a large cart, and here again choice is extensive: papaya crème, many different types of pies, etc.
:: Av. Armando Lombardi, 591- Barra da Tijuca - tel: 2492-2001 - All C.C. - (460 seats) - Daily, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. - Buffet Style
Porcão Ipanema BBQ (additional)
Porcão is the largest chain of restaurants in rodízio (all-you-can-eat) system of the country, serving 28 different types of meats. Do not let the sirloin butterfly escape and enjoy the careful prepared salad buffet, which is highly praised by the veg customers. At Porcão, everything may be thought of in the augmentative.
:: Rua Barão da Torre, 218 lpanema - tel: 2522 0999 - All C.C. - (320 seats) - Daily, from midday until the last customer - Valet parking - Buffet style
Porcão Rio´s BBQ (additional)
Porcão Rio's has one of the most dazzling views of Rio de Janeiro. Its more than 5,000 square meters makes it the ideal place for big events. Customers may help themselves at the large buffet. It offers an extensive selection of salads, seafood and Japanese food. Many different cuts of meat are offered, from rump steak to pork and sausages, even chicken hearts and buffalo. Desserts are brought on a large cart, and here again choice is extensive: papaya crème, many different types of pies, etc.
:: Av. Infante Dom Henrique Aterro – Flamengo Tel: 3461 9020 - All C.C - (800 seats) - Daily, from 11 a.m. until the last customer - Valet parking - Buffet style
Contemporary Cuisine Restaurant
Confeitaria Colombo (additional)
A living portrait of the Belle Époque in Rio, and one of the city's gourmet landmarks, the Confeitaria Colombo still retains much of its Art Nouveau charm dating back to the beginning of the century. Its famous Belgian mirrors in their hardwood frames and rosewood showcases, Italian marble benches, ornate light fixtures, glossy floor and period furniture have been preserved intact, just as they were admired by many famous individuals who helped write the history of Brazil, while also making the Confeitaria Colombo a major downtown attraction
:: Additional lunch option for Half Day or Full Day tours in Rio. Closed on Sundays and national holidays.
Olimpo - Niterói (additional)
Olimpo is the newest contemporary cuisine restaurant in Niterói. A cozy ambiance with pre-set main courses and a great selection of wines. Located at the Ferry Boat Station, a modern project designed by Oscar Niemeyer and with its interior design signed by Gilles Jacquard, the restaurant offers a magnificent view of the Guanabara Bay.
Live music from Thursdays to Saturdays.
:: Estação Hidroviária de Charitas, 2º piso Av. Quintino Bocaiúva, s/nº - Charitas - Niterói - RJ - Tel.: (21) 2711-0554 - Open Hours: Daily From 12h to 1am. Capacity - 160 seats
Rialto Restaurant, located at Barra district, offers a simple and cozy environment, where the visible kitchen allow customers to see the chef preparing some of the dishes. They serve an assorted A La Carte menu, with seafood and pasta options, including also a lavish entree buffet. It's also possible to try the most sophisticated wines from different countries in a private cellar.
:: Av. Ministro Ivan Lins, n0. 314 - 2o. andar - Barra da Tijuca - tel: 2493 3784 - (280 lugares) - Daily, midday/until the last customer.
Located at a charming district of Urca with a contemporary decoration, allows guests to enjoy a beautiful sight of Sugar Loaf.
The Buffet is a la carte, with a variety of meat, including salads, hot meals, sauces, Japanese food and desserts.
:: Av. Pasteur, 520 - Praia Vermelha - Urca - Tel: 2295-5659 - (200 lugares)
Real Astória (additional)
The restaurant is specialized at international kitchen, with emphasis in Spanish plates and fruits of the sea.
Besides the plates, the Real Astoria possesses wine cellar and piano bar.
It's open daily between 20:30 and 24:00hs, it has a room for events and there's a beautiful view of the Guanabara Bay and the Sugar Loaf.
:: Av. Reporter Nestor Moreira 11, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro
Ristorante La Fiducia
The "Ristorante La Fiducia" is the perfect interpretation of the typical Italian restaurant. Situated in the heart of Copacabana, the rustic and elegant restaurant satisfies a demanding public. A perfect choice for those who appreciate harmonization of dishes and wines and fresh pasta and sauces with origins in Italy.
:: Rua Duvivier, nº. 21,
Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro
Cais do Oriente (additional)
The place is beautiful, the ruins of an 1860 mansion: amplitude, stone walls, Moroccan rugs, Indian chandeliers. There are not to missed jazz Brazilian music and other show. The food is fusion style, with Asian and Mediterranean touches. The shrimp soup has a Thai touch; squid rings in oyster sauce and green papaya salad item; now, the quail risotto with mushrooms, red wine, and raisins, take us to Italy. One of the most ordered dishes: filet mignon tower with brie cheese, arugula, and cashew nuts farofa. When is nibbling time, there is no mistake: the filet appetizer. Ideal for celebrating parties, dating, and feeling as a link on the horizon between Occident nd Orient.
:: Visconde de Itaboraí, 8 - Centro - tel: 2233-2531
Sea Food Restaurants, Meat Restaurants & Contemporary Cuisine Restaurants
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