Gabriel Inacio: My Favourite Brazilian Restaurants in Sydney!

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Gabriel Inacio: My Favourite Brazilian Restaurants in Sydney!

“What are your favourite Brazilian restaurants in Sydney, Gabriel?”

“Where can you find the best Feijoada in Sydney?” 

Brazilian community leader, Gabriel Inacio, is confident with his reply!

“It has to be Ovo Café. It’s one of my favourite restaurants and I like it because the food is similar to what you’d have at home in Brazil. I would go as far as saying it’s the closest experience to home made Brazilian food in Sydney,” said Gabriel.

“All my friends love Ovo Café. It’s one that I definitely recommend for an authentic experience,” he added.


The moqueca is very popular in Brazil, especially in Pará, Bahia and Espírito Santo. Source image: Ovo Cafe.


According to their Facebook page Ovo Café is one of Sydney’s favourite Brazilian cafés.

The café has a hip and trendy vibe and is located in one of Sydney’s most famous streets, Oxford Street, in Darlinghurst.


“Another one of my favourite Brazilian restaurants, similar to Ovo Cafe and popular amongst students who prefer the affordable every day meals is Brazilian Flame, said Gabriel.


The Flame Roll is popular at the Brazilian Flame. Source image: Brazilian Flame BBQ


The restaurant’s specialty is Brazilian style grilled meats and barbecued dishes. It is slightly less expensive and attracts a younger crowd that includes students.


“Another favourite of mine is Braza Churrascaria for atmosphere,” said Gabriel.

Braza Churrascaria is probably the most famous restaurant for locals and tourists and those that are looking forward to having a true Brazilian rodizio (meat on a stick) experience. Though, it is a bit pricy for low-income earners and students who are only allowed to work part-time, it certainly has a great atmosphere being located in Darling Harbour.”

The intoxicating smell of spit-roasted meat and cachaça-based cocktails draws people of all nationalities to experience the beauty of Brazil in Sydney.


Try the following as recommended by Gabriel Inacio:


Gabriel Inacio

Gabriel Inacio, Brazilian Community Leader in Sydney


(Please check the Facebook pages below to see changes as a result of the recent COVID-19 lockdown in Sydney.)



Oxford Village, 13/63 Oxford St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010

Click here for the Ovo Café Facebook page



565 Botany Rd, Zetland NSW 2017

Click here for the Brazilian Flame Facebook Page



Darling Quarter, 1-25 Harbour St, Sydney NSW 2000

Click here for the Braza Churrascaria Facebook page


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According to the 2016 census, there were 27,630 Brazilian born people in Australia, an increase of 90.4 per cent from the 2011 census.

The 2016 distribution by State and Territory showed New South Wales had the largest number of Brazilians (12,314) followed by Queensland (6,608), Victoria (3,828) and Western Australia (3,496).

Keen to learn more or engage the Brazilian community in Australia? Contact our team at [email protected]

Dee Raghavan

Dee Raghavan is the Senior Manager, Engagement Marketing at CulturalPulse. She has a passion for writing, travelling and experiencing other cultures through sport, music, film, art and food. Got a story to tell? Get in touch: [email protected]