Brazil is known for its food, soccer, and beaches, which is why overzealous tourists are often seen in speedos eating sand while wearing the skin of conquered soccer balls. Eat fine Brazilian fare the right way with today’s Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of Brazilian fare and drinks at Varanda’s Brasil Café in Miami Beach.
Varanda’s menu deposits delicious Brazilian cuisine in hungry stomachs, ensuring they're happily filled with ingredients from South America. Guests such as Lady Gaga and Ricky Martin have dined at Varanda’s, and the eatery can also satisfy inner celebrities with starters such as asinha de frango (chicken wings, $7.95) or pastel de queijo, a popular cheese-filled pastry ($1.95). Meat eaters can enjoy the muqueca de peixe—a fish fillet simmered in coconut sauce and spices and served with beans and rice ($13.95)—plunge their teeth into a picanha steak ($13.95), or sample linguica, a Brazilian-style sausage served with beans, rice, and a side ($12.95).
On Saturdays, diners can teach their tongues to samba with feijoada, a traditional dish of black beans and rice with chunks of pork, collard greens, and yucca flour ($12.95). An after-dining dessert of pudim ($3.95) or passion-fruit mousse ($3.95) pleases sweet teeth, and eaters can make use of domestic beers ($3.95), imported beers ($4.95), or guarana ($2.50) to escort the Brazilian flavors downward.
6616 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, Florida 33141Get Directions