The 5 Best Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro

Fine produce and the Brazilian spirit has been fused with international influence in Rio’s most outstanding fine dining restaurants. Each having garnered a series of culinary accolades and established a reputation for serving exciting cuisine, these are the five best restaurants in Rio de Janeiro.


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Multi-award-winning and with a Michelin star, Oro is a restaurant that people travel from far and wide for. In fact, the restaurant is seen as a leader in the evolution of Brazilian fine dining for its exciting contemporary cuisine and focus on cooking over fire. Two menus are on offer here: the Creativity tasting menu, which draws on the seasonal produce, and the bespoke two-course Affectivity menu consisting of house specialties. Chef Felipe Bronze, who has garnered a series of awards too, is the creative force behind this celebrated food, which is paired with wines chosen by accomplished sommelier Cecilia Aldaz.