In Rio the visitor has the choice of a host of varied and creative gastronomical pleasures allied to charming places in which to enjoy the fare. Historical buildings, antiquated mansions and hotels with out to sea, or alternative venues such as tourist sites and cultural centers.

In the more sophisticated category there are excellent French restaurants, Japanese, Italian, Spanish an Portuguese, and of course those offering the best of Brazilian specialties.

Bakeries, delis, snacks bars and bars serve good quality snacks. The juice bars are very popular and the is one on every corner.

You can’t leave Rio without tasting the coconut water sold in the beach, or trying the “rodizio” barbecue or a “feijoada”.