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A Guide to Upscale Eating in Copacabana

By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Copacabana was the symbol of Rio's glamor up until the 1980s, when it became overshadowed by Ipanema and then Leblon as the elite neighborhoods for luxury shopping and upscale dining. Yet there remain some culinary bastions in Copacabana, as well as new eating adventures to explore.

The most notable of the old guard restaurants has to be Cipriani at the Copacabana Palace. Named after the famous hotel in Venice, this restaurant specializes in exceptional Northern . . .

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