Whether you’re looking for traditional Brazilian cuisine to French, European or Asian fine dining, there’s a restaurant in Rio to please your palate this summer.
Tereze, Santa Teresa
Lead by French chef Damien Montecer, Tereze is well known for its cuisine mixing French and Brazilian techniques. The menu features a huge selection of starters, fish and meat specialties, as well as desserts and cocktails. This hillside restaurant boasts views of Guanabara Bay and the city below.
A must for lovers of seafood, the secret of this famous restaurant is to use only the best and freshest produce to prepare simple yet carefully-considered dishes. The king crab and sea bream in salt are said to be exceptional. The menu also includes both vegetarian and meat dishes so there’s something for everyone.
Restaurant Olympe’s one Michelin star cuisine combines a French approach with Brazilian ingredients. The restaurant offers regional and organic produce like fresh hearts of pupunha palm and mushrooms from the Itaipava mountains. Most of the dishes are presented in small portions so that the discerning diner can enjoy a larger number of dishes.
At MEE you’ll discover the most sophisticated Pan-Asian cuisine in Rio. The vision of celebrity chef Ken Hom, this Michelin star venue will guide you through countries including Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Japan. Michelin recommends the spicy Thai salad with tangerine and quail egg sushi with truffle.
Led by chef Joachim Koerperand, Eleven Rio plays on the look and feel of world renowned restaurant Eleven Lisbon. On the menu you can expect to find delicate dishes like cucumber gazpacho with lobster, tuna tartare with mango and terrine of foie gras, fillet mignon with polenta and suckling pig confit. Eleven Rio is known to serve some of the finest food in Rio in a warm and welcoming environment.
For more information about any of these restaurants or to make a booking, please contact your Insignia Lifestyle Boutique Personal Assistant.