Walk in through the doors of L'ô Restaurante, and you will be greeted by opulence. Beautiful artworks adorn the walls of this restaurant, that surround delicate crystal cutlery and glassware, set atop round tables covered with clean white tablecloths. Ornate chandeliers cover this place in a warm glow. The menu designed by chef Marcos Monteiro keeps up with the upscale ambiance of the restaurant. Devour delicious flavors that are a blend of French recipes and local ingredients. The garden at L'ô Restaurante is a tranquil open space, where guests can savor their fares while cocooned in the cool evening breeze.
Those who enjoy rock music are sure to be drawn to Órbita Bar, a popular nightspot that features upcoming as well as established performers. The combination of great music and drinks has proved to be such a hit that managing entry into Órbita Bar is no easy task. Previous performers at this happening spot have included Venezuelan-American crooner Devendra Banhart and French cover band Nouvelle Vague.
The only place that can spice up a Monday night, Pirata Bar is a tourist destination in its own right. As the name suggests, this is a pirate-themed bar, and the costumed waiters and moored ship go a long way in setting the mood. Pirata Bar is famed for its carnival-like atmosphere, and a night out here is a whirl of Latin rhythms, drinks and dancing. A visit to Fortaleza is incomplete without a trip to this nightspot, so go ahead and make your reservations!
This beach-side restaurant and bar is a popular spot for locals to enjoy great drinks, happy hour and tasty food in a laidback environment. Boteco Praia is a large place where the menu is primarily seafood though there are meat dishes as well. Delish bar bites are available for those who want to snack on while sipping their beer, vodka or whiskey. The light blue, white and green hues complements its location and gives it a fresh look that is appealing. Live music plays all throughout the week and is a diverse genre of pop, rock, MPB (Música Popular Brasileira) and acoustic.
Misaki is a contemporary Japanese restaurant in the Jardins Open Mall and is a popular eatery in the neighborhood. The menu changes regularly and has a different set of dishes for lunch and dinner. The fare is creative and is delicious as well. Consisting of fish, seafood and steaks, the tweaked cuisine which includes sushi and sashimi has got quite a fan following. The high ceilings, wooden accents, soft lighting and huge windows along with its Asian decor gives it an elegant and cozy ambiance. Expect good service, great food and drinks in Misaki.
Enjoy delicious food with a healthy dose of humor at this bar and comedy club located near the beach. Start off the proceedings, with the drinks selection offering a range of local beers. Patrons sit at communal tables, where they can savor delectable Brazilian specialties, pizzas, pastas as well as shrimp. There's lots of laughter and merriment as the stand-up acts take stage. Despite having a fixed roster of artists and shows every week, Lupus Bier continues to be an ever-popular place for comedy in the city.
Located in Fortaleza's Varjota neighborhood, this gastropub brings the best from around the country in the form of bar cuisine. For instance, start with the inimitably prepared Polvo Confit (Octopus) and perfectly mixed Caipirinha. Almost any of the petiscos, or appetizers are worth the visit. The bar menu features beers from Brazil as well as from around the world in addition to handcrafted cocktails. Additionally, the bar hosts live music and DJs almost every night of the week.