Fodor's Expert Review Aprazível

$$$$ Santa Teresa and Lapa Brazilian Fodor's Choice

A lantern-lit tropical garden filled with exotic plants, monkeys, and birds is the spectacular setting for this family restaurant serving pan-Brazilian dishes and an exciting selection of Brazilian wines. The owner and chef, Ana Castilha, hails from Minas Gerais but received her formal training at New York City's French Culinary Institute. Call ahead to reserve, as weekends are reliably packed.

Brazilian Intimate Lunch Dinner $$$$ Family Romantic Views Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

Rua Aprazível 62
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro  20241–270, Brazil


Known For:
  • Sustainable dishes with a French twist like grilled palm heart with cashew pesto
  • The Tangemahall (a mint and tangerine caipirinha)
  • The handful of tables set in private tree houses
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon. No dinner Sun., Credit cards accepted, Reservations essential

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