Buzios food and drink is famous for being as varied as it is delicious. The area is home to immigrants of many different nationalities - French, Moroccan, Italian and Thai to name a few - and this has naturally given rise to a wide variety of restaurants in Buzios. Brazilian restaurants are easy to find, however, and you can catch a lot of fine local cuisine at Rua das Pedras - Buzios' largest shopping district - or anywhere along the coast.
Being a coastal town, local Buzios food and drink is generally inspired and supplied by the abundant sea life available just off the shore. Anchovies and snappers are common, and are usually served grilled in the kiosks along the beach at any time of day. Move a little bit off the sands and you can take your pick of whichever Buzios seafood restaurant takes your fancy.
The stunningly decorated S´Essa Rua Fosse Minha specializes in local and international seafood dishes, and has received glowing international reviews. Situated in the heart of Rua das Pedras this Buzios seafood restaurant offers all of the local dishes done with the finest touches alongside well-known delicacies such as lobster and large grilled shrimp and prawns. If you are a lover of fine Brazilian cuisine and you want to taste the best Buzios food and drink, this restaurant is a good place to start.
If it's atmosphere you crave and you want to find yourself in a beautiful setting while you indulge in Buzios food and drink, Bar do Zé is an authentic restaurant and cocktail bar with magnificent sea views. Book your table a few days in advance to get a window seat and enjoy sipping wine or cocktails with panoramic views of the sun setting over the ocean.
There are also a wide variety of international taste sensations to be found in Buzios. Food and drink from all over the world is easy to come by, and the local Thai restaurants offer some of the finest Oriental cuisine Brazil. Chef Marcos Sodré's famous Thai restaurant, Sawasdee, is rated as one of the finest in the country and offers some incredible and original dishes. If you are looking for something a little interesting on your Buzios vacation, Sawasdee should definitely have one of your evenings booked.
Buzios food and drink is generally of a high standard, but can sometimes be a little alien to Western tastes. Whatever your inclinations when you look at a cocktail menu, be sure to try out the cocktail that originated here - the Caipirinha. Made from lime, sugar and a white spirit called cachaça, this strong cocktail has become a standard in cocktail bars across the world - and you won't find a better one than in Buzios!