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Rio de Janeiro Restaurants

Yorubá

  • Rua Arnaldo Quintela 94 Map It
  • Botafogo
  • African

Updated 06/20/2013

Fodor's Review

Named after the West African tribe of the same name, Yorubá specializes in Afro-Brazilian cuisine that goes beyond the traditional Bahian dishes. Spice lovers are in for a treat, as many of the small restaurant's dishes have a strong chili kick. Chef and owner Neide Santos stays true to the West African practice of spicing up dishes such as moqueca, a seafood stew that at here is prepared with rice, farofa (manioc flour), and vatapa, a rich sauce made with coconut milk, palm oil, and shrimp. Brightly colored tribal art pays homage to Africa's cultural contributions to Brazil with the same verve that the food celebrates the culinary ones.

Restaurant Information

Address:

Rua Arnaldo Quintela 94, Rio de Janeiro, 22280–070, Brazil

Map It

Phone:

021-2541–9387

Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Mon. and Tues., no lunch Wed.–Fri., no dinner Sat.

Updated 06/20/2013

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