Eating and Drinking in Olinda
Olinda offers fewer restaurant choices than nearby Recife, but still offers an excellent variety of award winning regional, national and international options. The most famous regional restaurant is Oficina do Sabor, and Maison do Bom Fim won the 2009/10 award for the Best French Restaurant in the region (Veja Recife Awards). For a full listing by category see:
Bars in Olinda’s historic center are mostly in old houses and tables usually spill out onto the pavement. One “bar” not to be missed is Bodega de Véio, the most traditional type of bar in the area, which is housed in a convenience store that sells everything except the kitchen sink.
For a full listing see our BAR GUIDE
Cafes in Olinda are few in number, but excellent in quality.
See a our Olinda CAFE GUIDE