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Espirito Santa restaurant, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

 
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Distance from city center: 4.7mi
lizzy_a's pictureby lizzy_a Food travel tip
added on the 15th of September, 2010
If you want to have a genuine taste of Brazil (in the most literal sense possible), you should pay a visit to Espirito Santa restaurant, where the flavours of the Amazon are stronger than anywhere else. You can have a bowl of piranha soup, or steamed tambaqui, a type of Amazonian fish, or maybe some delicious stew prepared with mandioca roots, shrimp and jambu, a local leafy vegetable.

The best part about Espirito Sana is that it combines local ingredients which have been used in Brazil for centuries to come up with dishes that it's impossible not to enjoy.

Address:
R. Alm. Alexandrino, 264 - Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro, 20241-260, Brazil

Price:
Around $17 a dinner for two

On the web:
http://www.espiritosanta.com.br/novosite/

 
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