Fodor's Expert Review Antiquarius
Editor's Note: This location is no longer in operation.
This pricey but much-loved establishment is famous for its flawless rendering of Portuguese classics, including many cod and lobster dishes. Expect an Old World experience thanks to the antique furniture, soft lighting, and the same waiters who have been serving the generously sized dishes for the past 40 years.
Rua Aristides Espínola 19
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro 22440–050, Brazil
- Impressive, if predictably expensive, wine list with a knowledgeable sommelier
- The couvert (R$29) includes tasty cod-and-potato balls, seafood rissoles, and imported cheeses
- Seafood dishes