Fodor's Expert Review Esplanada Grill

$$$$ Ipanema and Leblon Brazilian

This up-market churrascaria is famed for the quality of its grilled meats, which are served in a sleek wooden dining room on a quiet tree-lined street in Ipanema. All the grilled dishes come with fried palm hearts, seasoned rice, and a choice of fried, baked, or sautéed potatoes.

Brazilian Business Casual Lunch Dinner $$$$

Quick Facts

Rua Barão da Torre 600
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro  22411–002, Brazil


Known For:
  • The T-bone
  • The picanha (a brazilian cut of beef with little fat)
  • Attentive service

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