Top 10 Restaurants to See in Lagoa, Gávea, and Jardim Botânico

August 29, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Travel for Foodies

Guimas

Carioca celebrities lunch at this intimate, rustic restaurant, which serves hearty portions of traditional Portuguese cuisine.

• Rua Jose Roberto Macedo Soares 5 • (021) 2259 7996 • $$

 

66 Bistrô

Opened by Olympe’schef Claude Troisgros, thisFrench bistro has an affordablelunch buffet and classic Frenchdishes.

• Av Alexandre Ferreira 66 • (021) 2266 0838 • $$$

 

Yasuto Tanaka

This stunningly lit Japanese restaurant features some of the best traditional sushi in the city.

• Av Epitácio Pessoa 1210

• (021) 2522 9006 • $$$

 

Arabe da Gávea

One of Rio’s best Arabic restaurants bustles in the evenings.

• Rua Marquêsde São Vicente 52 • (021) 2294 2439 • $$


Les Artistes

This restaurant-bar is popular with young Cariocas and becomes a club on Friday nights and weekends after 10pm.

• Rua Marquês de São Vicente 75

• (021) 2294 8985 • $$$

 

Quadrifoglio

This chic Italian eatery is divided into a series of dining rooms, each with its own unique atmosphere. • Rua JJSeabra 19 • (021) 2294 1433

 

Bistrô Itália

This upmarket bistro serves exotic dishes, such as bacalhau (salted cod) with capers and truffle risotto, to a well-heeled crowd.

• Rua Frei Leandro 20, Jardim Botânico • (021) 2226 1038 • $$$$

 

Bacalhau do Rei

This family restaurant is frequented by Rio’s Portuguese community and gets particularly busy on Sundays.

• RuaMarquês de São Vicente 11A

• (021) 22398945

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