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Le Pré-Catalan

Le Pré-Catalan Review

In an elegant space overlooking Copacabana Beach, this carioca version of the same-named Parisian restaurant serves some of Rio's best haute cuisine. Chef Roland Villard, who's won numerous awards acknowledging his culinary skills, offers two prix-fixe menus. For the first he creates dazzling dishes using ingredients from the Amazon region; for the second he puts a chic French spin on traditional Brazilian cuisine. Each meal consists of a staggering nine courses and costs R$290. You can also order à la carte and feast on sophisticated plates such as rigatoni stuffed with quail, foie gras, and wild mushrooms, or duck breast with manioc balls and duck-thigh confit.

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • No lunch.
Updated: 06-20-2013

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