Rio de Janeiro boasts being one of the most visited and culturally diverse places in the Southern Hemisphere, home to an array of top attractions including one of the Seven Wonders of the World. This has led to the establishment of many successful restaurants. We highlight some of the best restaurants that celebrate the best of the city’s local culture.
This quirky restaurant first opened in 2010 and is dedicated to fans of cinema. Located in Centro Histórico, halfway between Mosteiro de São Bento and the Candelária Church, the interior is decorated with film memorabilia and all dishes and drinks are named after famous titles of Brazilian releases. Cine Botequim also shows films daily and offers cinema students and new directors the chance to showcase their work.