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.
All along the Praia do Futuro beach, visitors who walk along the shoreline will experience the equivalent of Brazilian bar hopping. Every few hundred feet, you will see a fair share of beach stalls or 'barracas' interspersed and though some are better than others, rest assured Guarderia Brasil is one of the best. The spot is not only a superb place to grab a light bite and a cocktail, but it also integrates sports within its purview. For instance, you can rent some windsailing or surf gear to play with in between sips of beer under the sun.
Located in Dionísio Torres, Kukukaya is quite a rage in the neighborhood. Offering fantastic drinks, snacks and regular lineup of great shows, it is always abuzz with energy, people and awesome music. Step in, soak in the casual atmosphere, dig into some of the best Brazilian bites in the area and dance the night away on the tunes of local musical talent. Needless to say, Kukukaya warrants a fun night no matter what day of the week it is.