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Cuisine of Rio de Janeiro for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Sugar Loaf, Rio de Janeiro Dining facilities of Rio are always ready to amaze its visitors with unusual dishes. Brazilian cuisine is one of the spiciest and most exotic cuisines in the world, so tourists are very enthusiastic about visiting the restaurants devoted to the national cuisine. In the center of the city is located the restaurant named Café Gaúcho. This dining facility offers to its visitors a huge selection of meat dishes, as well as the most popular national drink - aromatic coffee. Most often the guests of the restaurant order Pernil sandwiches with roast pork or pork ribs with a spicy sauce.
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Fans of European cuisine are recommended to visit Confeitaria Colombo restaurant, which is reminiscent of wonderful restaurants of Paris. The menu of this place features a huge selection of soups, salads and cold starters, fish and meat specialties, as well as desserts and exotic cocktails. In addition to these amazing dishes you can order rare wines in Confeitaria Colombo. They will become a perfect complement to any meal. Doce Delícia restaurant is very popular among vacationers. The menu of this restaurant is based mostly on national dishes. Among the specialties of the restaurant are salmon in soy sauce and salad with papaya. When it comes to desserts, the guests of this restaurant usually order chocolate cake and unique Brazilian coffee.
Lovers of exotic meals should definitely visit the restaurant named Espírito Santa. This is the place where you can taste a rare fish namorado and exotic fruits. Among the restaurants that specialize in cooking Oriental cuisine Asia may be the most popular one. Besides high quality delicacies and amazingly delicious oriental sweets the restaurant attracts visitors by its truly original design. Elegant furnishings make the restaurant look like a fabulous sultan’s palace. Copyright
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In an incredible variety of regional dishes that travelers should pay attention to in Rio, it is important to mention Feijoada. This is the name of a savory meat dish that is cooked together with special black beans. A combination of various meat delicacies is used in the dish, including pork, corned beef, and smoked pork sausages. The dish is traditionally served with a manioc or rice garnish.
National Museum, Rio de Janeiro Fans of seafood will definitely like the dish that locals call Vatapa. It contains prawns, langoustines, and fish. All seafood is roasted in an oil blend together with various herbs. Thanks to local spices, seafood tastes magnificent. The ready dish had a saffron color.
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Grilled fish and seafood are a typical food type in Rio. It is possible to try such seafood virtually everywhere, from small restaurants and cafes to local markets and small street food carts. Moqueca is another incredibly popular and delicious dish with seafood. It slightly reminds of a fish soup, but Moqueca is much thicker. This savory soup contains squid, prawns, mussels, and various fish species. Vegetables and fresh greens are essential ingredients of Moqueca. Different restaurants can offer slightly different variations of this fish soup. Sometimes Moqueca doesn’t contain any fish, only seafood. This variation is considered to be the most delicious one.
Centro do Rio de Janeiro Without a doubt, Tapioca is the most unusual street food in Rio. It is cooked from starch made of manioc roots. The process of cooking this dish is very fun to watch – local chefs strew white powder on a hot pan and the powder turns into a pancake in a few minutes. Tapioca pancakes are served with various fruit and sweet fillings and are absolutely not expensive.
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When visiting local restaurants and markets, it is important to pay attention to Churrasco meat snack. Churrasco are small skewers with roasted meat and sausages of all types. These skewers can come in a number of types in Rio. As a rule, every restaurant specializing in the national cuisine has its own signature Churrasco.
Rio de Janeiro Locals are big fans of pastries and fragrant coffee, so much attention is always paid to cooking various desserts. Acai berries are a typical national specialty. Local chefs cook mouthwatering sorbet from these berries. It has a deep violet color and is usually served with a number of additions, including fresh fruit, dry milk, and cereals. Palmito is one more local specialty that many travelers wish to try. It is a salted heart of palm that has a very fresh and specific taste. Palmito is a typical ingredient of numerous salads and is usually served with fresh vegetables.
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Where to go for dinner in Rio de Janeiro: recommended cafe and restaurants

Where: Avenida das Américas, Nº 500, bloco 5, loja 101, Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro; Telephone: +55 21 3389 89 89;
Cais do Oriente
Where: Rua Visconde de Itaboraí 8, Rio de Janeiro; Telephone: +55 21 2233 2531;
Guapa Loco
Where: 48 Rua Rainha Guilhermina, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro; Telephone: +55 21 2294 8148;
Where: 55/C Rua Ronald de Cavalho, Praça do Lido, Rio de Janeiro; Telephone: +55 21 2275 5596;
Where: Rua General Urquiza, 104, Leblon, Rio de Janeiro; Telephone: +55 21 2540 6486;
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
♥   Restaurant 'Aconchego Carioca - Praça da Bandeira' Rio de Janeiro. Type - Brazilian. 2.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Térèze' Rio de Janeiro. Type - international. 5.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Brasserie Lapeyre' Rio de Janeiro. Type - French. 5.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Aprazível' Rio de Janeiro. Type - Brazilian. 5.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Eça' Rio de Janeiro. Type - international. 5.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Giuseppe Grill - Centro' Rio de Janeiro. Type - Traditional. 5.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Giuseppe' Rio de Janeiro. Type - Italian. 5.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bistrô Villarino' Rio de Janeiro. Type - international. 5.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Laguiole' Rio de Janeiro. Type - modern. 6.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Oui Oui' Rio de Janeiro. Type - international. 7.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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