Finding the Five Best Churrascarias in Rio de Janeiro

A ‘churrascaria’ is a restaurant that serves meat grilled straight from a barbecue, or ‘churrasco.’ Often these restaurants offer ‘rodízio’ (all-you-can-eat) where the waiters come to your table with a skewer of a specific cut of meat and offer to slice some freshly onto your plate; other restaurants also have buffets of vegetables and sides in addition to the meat, and some only offer set portions at fixed prices.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Churrasco (barbecue) is a Brazilian and Latin American institution; and churrascarias are a staple of the Carioca food scene. These culinary institutions offer bountiful selections of every cut, type and quantity of meat to satisfy even the most voracious of carnivores. Here is a selection of five of the best that the ‘Cidade Maravilhosa’ has to offer.

Majórica (Flamengo)
To start off a list . . .

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