Food Tours

Escape the tourist traps and get to know the real Rio through its food. Explore street markets, taste amazing fruits, street food and dishes from all over Brazil as we help you discover Rio’s hidden treasures.

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Things To Do

Rio is more than just Sugarloaf, Christ the Redeemer and the beach. Browse our list of alternative activities which take you beyond the obvious.

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Where To Eat

Whether you’re looking for a luxury restaurant or authentic street-food, take a look at what we believe are the best places to eat in Rio.

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Where To Stay

We are constantly on the look-out for great accommodation in Rio – from honeymoon-worthy boutique hotels to party hostels and everything in between. This is where we’d stay if we didn’t already live in Rio!

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Rio de Janeiro sunset

What is Eat Rio?

Eat Rio is all about helping you get the best out of your time in Rio de Janeiro. Sadly there are plenty of mediocre and overpriced bars, restaurants and hotels which fool unsuspecting visitors. But with some local knowledge you can find the hidden gems so you’ll enjoy delicious meals, amazing nights out and stay in memorable surroundings.

Rio de Janeiro market

What Others Are Saying About Us


Tom brings to his work a wonderful curiosity and exuberance for sharing the city and the hidden culinary gems within it. Along the way we ate, drank, learned and laughed our way through cuisine from all over Brazil. I would never have experienced the variety of food and interesting locations on my own.

DearAnnTravelsVancouver, CanadaTripAdvisor

A highlight of our trip to Rio. We went to so many cool places. Angela was our guide, she was knowledgeable, witty, and personable. We also found the people on the tour with us to be great. We met people from Australia, Scotland, and LA. I can’t say enough good things about the tour. If you come here and don’t do this tour, you are seriously selling yourself short.

Tom F

I have visited more than 50 countries in the world and love to cook and eat. I have taken many tours, cooking classes and experiential visits in various countries. Tom’s food tour is absolutely at the top of my list. Tom is easy going, smart and charismatic. I highly recommend this tour to anyone who has an interest in local foods and culture. You will NOT be disappointed.

Tom FSan Francisco, CaliforniaTripAdvisor
Forrest M

I am repeating what many ahead of me have said, but this tour deserves it.  You sample a multitude of juices, fruits, street dishes, deserts, alcoholic drinks and even Amazonian cuisines. In addition to the tour being about food, he also has a wealth of knowledge about the city, showing you famous landmarks, art and local knowledge along the way. Finally, if the other 100 5 star reviews don’t entice you, hopefully this last one does. TAKE THE TOUR.

Forrest MHonolulu, HawaiiTripAdvisor

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