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South America's Michelin Star Restaurants

South America is a gastronomic treasure trove, boasting an array of Michelin star restaurants that are bound to tantalize your taste buds. From innovative fusion cuisine to traditional local flavors, these culinary hotspots provide a unique and unforgettable dining experience for discerning foodies. To make the most of your gastronomic adventure, it's essential to stay at luxury hotels that not only offer exceptional service and amenities but also convenient access to these prestigious establishments. Two such hotels that stand out are the iconic Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro and the exquisite Rosewood São Paulo.

South America is a gastronomic treasure trove, boasting an array of Michelin star restaurants that are bound to tantalize your taste buds. From innovative fusion cuisine to traditional local flavors, these culinary hotspots provide a unique and unforgettable dining experience for discerning foodies. To make the most of your gastronomic adventure, it's essential to stay at luxury hotels that not only offer exceptional service and amenities but also convenient access to these prestigious establishments. Two such hotels that stand out are the iconic Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro and the exquisite Rosewood São Paulo.

The legendary Copacabana Palace, a symbol of sophistication and elegance, has been enchanting guests since 1923. With its prime location on the world-famous Copacabana Beach, this opulent hotel provides easy access to some of Rio de Janeiro's finest Michelin-starred restaurants, including two inside the hotel itself. Meanwhile, Rosewood São Paulo, nestled in the vibrant Cidade Matarazzo district, offers a serene urban retreat that beautifully blends contemporary design with the rich heritage of Brazil. This luxurious hotel serves as the perfect base for exploring the city's thriving culinary scene, which includes numerous Michelin-starred gems. Embark on a journey of epicurean delight while staying at these magnificent hotels, and discover the very best of South America's Michelin-Star restaurants.


Mee at Copacabana Palace (One Michelin Star)



Experience a one-of-a-kind dining experience at MEE at Belmond Hotel's Copacabana Palace, a one Michelin Star restaurant. Immerse yourself in the dramatic décor and unique pan-Asian menu crafted by one of the city's most coveted chefs. Enjoy an exciting tour of Thai, Cambodian, Malaysian, Korean and Japanese flavours as you take your seat. Our talented chef showcases his creativity with an amazing range of flavoured dishes designed to tantalise your tastebuds. Savour one of his signature creations: tokubesuna kaki – fresh Brazilian oysters combined with sea urchin and tangy ponzu sauce for a truly unforgettable taste sensation. If you’re looking for a unique Asian-inspired experience, make sure you book a table at Mee, where you can enjoy pan-Asian fusion cuisine featuring the flavours of Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Korea, Japan and elsewhere. Here you’ll find a sushi bar plus interesting menus.


Ristorante Hotel Cipriani at Copacabana Palace (One Michelin Star)



Experience refined Italian dining at the Michelin Starred Ristorante Hotel Cipriani, situated in the vibrant heart of Rio de Janeiro. Immerse yourself in the exquisite interiors and unparalleled service as you take in stunning views of the iconic Copacabana Palace swimming pool. Savor delectable Italian cuisine with a creative twist, crafted by Naples-born Executive Chef Nello Cassese – from zesty tagliolini with lemon, shrimp, and burrata to the 'Parmigiana style' catch of the day featuring smoked buffalo mozzarella and tomato. Embark on a unique gastronomic adventure by trying exclusive recipes from Cipriani, A Belmond Hotel in Venice, whose descendants established this remarkable restaurant in Rio.


Oteque Rio (Two Michelin Star)


We Recommend to Stay at the Copacabana Palace



Oreque Rio is a hidden gem in the world of Michelin star dining, where gastronomic wonders await behind its unassuming entrance. The restaurant's charming dining room features high ceilings and an informal ambiance, exuding a modern-industrial vibe that complements the culinary journey ahead. Esteemed chef Alberto Landgraf masterfully transports guests to a realm of precise culinary sensations, focusing on the finest fish and seafood from the region. His exquisite dishes artfully blend ingredients and flavors, creating a harmonious fusion that showcases the delicate balance between taste and presentation.



Lasai Rio (Two Michelin Star)


We Recommend to Stay at the Copacabana Palace



Discover the exceptional flavors of Brazil at Lasai Rio, a Michelin-starred restaurant nestled in a historic building that perfectly embodies the innovative spirit of Brazilian cuisine. Led by a dedicated kitchen team, Lasai adheres to the principles of seasonality and locality, partnering with small-scale producers who raise free-range chickens and cultivate their own organic produce. The name "Lasai" means "tranquil" in Basque, a tribute to the chef's formative years spent working alongside the renowned Andoni Luis Aduriz at Mugaritz in Spain. Experience the harmonious blend of culinary mastery and serene ambiance at Lasai Rio, where every dish tells a story of passion and tradition.



Evvai São Paulo (One Michelin Star)

We Recommend to Stay at the Rosewood São Paulo



Discover the exquisite fusion of Italian and Brazilian flavors at Evvai, a Michelin-starred restaurant led by the talented Chef Luiz Filipe Souza. His remarkable success story is a testament to his unwavering confidence and dedication in the culinary world. At Evvai, guests are welcomed by a cozy bar area that leads to an elegant main dining room, offering stunning views of the bustling kitchen. The menu presents a delightful balance between traditional à la carte Italian dishes and a more innovative tasting menu. Indulge in the nine-course Oriundi option, which masterfully blends modern Italian cooking techniques with a contemporary twist on Brazilian cuisine, creating a truly unforgettable gastronomic experience.



Mani São Paulo (One Michelin Star)

We Recommend to Stay at the Rosewood São Paulo



Discover the exquisite culinary experience at Mani, a Michelin star restaurant that embodies the essence of fine dining. With an unwavering commitment to exceptional cooking, Mani's modern and innovative dishes showcase the best of Brazilian ingredients. The contemporary decor, featuring off-white tones and a unique blend of building materials, creates a captivating ambiance perfect for indulging in a memorable dining adventure. Immerse yourself in the harmonious interplay of superb textures and distinct flavors, as your senses are captivated by the culinary masterpieces presented in this remarkable gastronomic haven.


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