The neighborhood of Vieiralves in Manaus has been home to Churrascaria Bufalo since over three decades now. Founded way back in 1981, the restaurant is primarily a steakhouse, which serves up a feast of delectable local cuisine and over 25 different meat cuts. Take your pick from the enormous rotating table - dig into a prime rib or rump steak, you can even opt for the healthier poultry and fish options. Along with great food and service, the place also offers a selection of beverages ranging between the rare, exotic wines to chilled, local brews. Enjoy the gaucho feast!!
Banzeiro Cozinha Amazônica, located in Centro district of Manaus is known for traditional Amazonian cuisine that's served with a contemporary flair. Headed by Felipe Schaedler, the award-winning masterchef, the restaurant specializes in seafood, especially the fish species like tambaqui, pirarucu and matrinchã which are found in abundance within the Amazon. Made with the freshest ingredients available, everything that comes out of the kitchen looks and tastes exquisite. With a gracious service staff, urban-chic yet comfortable ambiance and great food, Banzeiro Cozinha Amazônica makes for one of the most popular eat-outs in the city.
A native of France, chef Francis Michel Barlier brings delight to Brazil at his establishment Domus Enogastronomia. Since opening its doors in 2008, Domus Enogastronomia has been pleasing patrons with tantalizing servings that blends French techniques with local Brazilian ingredients. Indulge your taste buds in the rich flavors of foie gras, escargots, magret de canard and truffles. The restaurant also offers a limited range of dishes, specially designed for their little guests. Domus Enogastronomia has been voted as one of the best in the city for its food and wine, so dining here, when in the city, is a must.
Located in the commercial Distrito Industrial, Naia International is housed within the Holiday Inn Manaus. With longer and flexible hours, the restaurant makes for a safe bet whether its a family dinner or a business lunch. Serving up local Amazonian cuisine with a twist of contemporary fusion, the place is known for dishes like soup cassava and dried beef. Also on the offer is an eclectic wine list, an apt accompaniment to your delectable meal. An elegant atmosphere, great service and delicious food is what Naia promises and delivers effectively.
Flores is home to many thriving restaurants, some of the best in the city. La Parrilla is a fine example of this. Primarily a steakhouse, the restaurant also serves traditional Brazilian cuisine along with flavorsome grilled meat skewers. Apart from tasty grub, the joint also offers a range of chilled, international beers. To end your gorgeous meal choose from some really awesome desserts like creme de papaya and banana split and you'd be reserving for a another meal faster than you can say, 'gaucho grande'!
Peixaria Morada do Peixe is a restaurant that serves delicious and authentic Brazilian meals with a focus on seafood. With partially open space, the rustic setting of the restaurant is perfect to enjoy sumptuous meals. The bar area serves a long list of delicious beverages and spirits. Relish the large portions of seafood an Brazilian delicacies at this lovely restaurant with your family or friends.
Rua Para is home to one of the most popular Portuguese restaurants in the city. Alentejo, housed within an old house in the residential neighborhood of Nossa Senhora das Graças, is always buzzing with people and excitement. The joint serves up fantastic balchaos and rice dishes. Apart from visually and gastronomically appetizing food, also on the offer is an eclectic wine list that are rich and exotic in flavor and prove great accompaniment to your meal. Finish the meal with a sobremesa or dessert, like they do in Lisbon!
If you love fish and want to try out the Amazonian style of cuisine, then Amazônico Peixaria Regional is among the best choices in town. Opened in 2014, this bi-level restaurant and wine bar is a perfect spot to wine and dine with family and friends. From roasted to stewed and grilled, their fish is perfectly cooked. Using only regional spices and methods, not only is their fish dishes a delight, even their meat platters are delicious. Some of their crowd favorites include stuffed Matrinxã, Tambaqui rib roasted in manioc flour and breaded Dourado filet in tapioca flour. Complement your meal with wine.