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.
Located on Avenida do Turismo, O Lenhador offers a brilliant menu with several seafood and fish options. Not only restricted to the finned favorites from Amazon, the menu experiments with rarer ingredients like stingray, turtles and even alligators! Along with the option of ordering a la carte, lunch buffets are also available. Choose from a range of Amazonian treasures like arapaima, Tambaqui or opt for meat cuts like duck or beef; if you're feeling adventurous you can always gun for the 'gator.' Dinners between Thursdays and Saturdays here are accentuated by marvelous performances by local music talent.
Tacacá is one of the most popular soups in northern parts of Brazl. Tacacá da Gisela on Rua Sao Sebastio is dedicated to this soup. The stew made using dried shrimps and yellow pepper is highlighted on the menu here. The eatery offers a range of tacacá with variations like dried meat or fish instead of shrimps. For artistic relief, local artists play popular Portuguese songs every Wednesday to keep the guests entertains as they wait to dig into the legendary snack.
As the name Casa da Sopa, which translates into 'House of Soup', indicates, soup is the only item featured on their menu. Soup is usually had as a starter or as an accompaniment to a main course, but at Casa da Sopa, you will be delighted to know that soup alone can comprise a sumptuous meal. The restaurant takes pride in serving over 50 varieties of soups; they include national and international preparations, as well as a range of healthy soups. Choose from their list of daily specials, for some of the best offerings. On Sundays, Casa da Sopa welcomes guests for a relishing breakfast fare from 7a onwards.
If exploring Teatro Amazonas, Museu Numismatica Bernardo Campos and Centro's numerous other attractions has left you exhausted, Sorveteria Glacial is the place to head to for refreshment. Specializing in frozen fruity treats, Sorveteria Glacial offers an array of delicious flavors like Caipirinha, Petit Gateau, Brownie and Banana Split in cups and cones. Such is the pull of these cool confections that you will definitely be tempted to try more than one flavor!
With neon lights and a vintage decor, Sax Bar e Restaurante carries with itself an intriguing jazz just like the music it plays. The music played here caters to those who like old country and jazz music. This place sees artists, musicians especially pianists, displaying their talent here. The menu offers some delicious appetizers and entries while the bar menu has various wines, beer and spirits to its name. The ambiance here is very cozy and casual. This place is also open for breakfast and lunch. The evenings are, however, when you can catch all that jazz!
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!
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.
Picolino Chopp Bar is a fine restaurant and bar that promises you delicious food and great music. The place is especially buzzing on a weekend evening with a perky crowd. Go for the delicious pizzas pork roast that are popular favorites. The bar menu also is quite diverse. The ambiance here is very casual and the service very warm and friendly.
Rancho Búfalo, located in Manaus serves a wide variety of meat preparations. It is one of the best steakhouses in the city. They have a good buffet counter and a good selection of salads along with this. The restaurant has an elegant setting and is ideal for families and large groups.