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Located on Rua Maria Quitéria, a shaded, tree-lined street running perpendicular to Ipanema beach, QUITÉRIA specializes in fresh, local and seasonal ingredients carefully picked and prepared by Chef Christian Garcia to meet the highest standards. The relaxed ambiance was designed by renowned local architect Bel Lobo and her team and refers back to the period of Brazilian Modernism, with its confortable chairs by the award-winning Brazilian designer Sérgio Rodrigues. The installation created by visual artist Gisele Camargo leads to an open kitchen where diners can enjoy watching the dishes finalized in this unique experience.

Open every day
from 7am to midnight

Breakfast 7am - 11am
Lunch 12pm - 5pm
Happy Hour 12pm - 5pm
Dinner 6pm - midinight

Chef Christian Garcia

Originally from Argentina, chef Christian Garcia grew up between Argentina, Spain and Italy. Christian graduated from the Unión de Chefs Argentinos and has worked in the Spanish cities of Valencia, Barcelona and Andorra. More recently, he ventured around the Middle East and Africa where he worked in places like Saudi Arabia, Dubai and Zanzibar, and was nominated the best chef in Saudi Arabia by the much acclaimed “Chaîne des Rotisseurs.” Christian brings his vast experience in Mediterranean and Asian cuisines to perfect his use of Brazilian ingredients, which he prepares using international techniques and serves in a contemporary style.


QUITÉRIA offers a concise yet sophisticated wine list, broken down by types of grape to pair harmoniously with your choice of dish. Enjoy the classic cocktails prepared by our bartenders, true Caipirinha masters who serve from the classic to their own signature versions, always using the best seasonal fresh fruits available.