A carioca institution since 1934. Good-value Art Deco bar for full meal or a drink.
Small, laid-back bistro, one of Rio’s most popular with the in-crowd. Dishes mix innovation with the classics.
A Rio institution, Art Nouveau decor with mirrored walls serving light meals and a buffet, but most famous for its afternoon teas. A delightful branch is also operating in the Forte de Copacabana.
Gero, part of the Fasano family, is one of the hotspots on Rio’s gastronomic map, and has been since opening in 2002. Serves sophisticated Italian cuisine.
If you choose just one barbecue house, this must be it. One of the first, and still one of the best – the food is wonderful.