For traditional Brazilian cooking in Oakland's Old City district, try Rio California.
Low-fat and gluten-free options are featured on the menu as well.
Both the young and the young-at-heart will dig the family-oriented menu and ambience at Rio California.
On warmer days, you can take advantage of Rio California's al fresco patio seating.
If it's more of a Netflix night, Rio California lets you get your food via delivery or take out.
Patrons looking for a safe place to leave their car will find garage parking readily available.
Save your pennies for a rainy day — with prices generally under $15, you'll have plenty left over even after dining at Rio California.
Head to Nino's Brazilian Restaurant and Pizzeria for a bite of Brazil — this mouthwatering establishment dishes out delicious barbecued meats.
Nino's Brazilian Restaurant and Pizzeria is a local eatery that serves up both gluten-free and low-fat dishes.
Find time to peruse the wine list here — Nino's Brazilian Restaurant and Pizzeria offers a variety of drink options.
Reservations are not accepted at Nino's Brazilian Restaurant and Pizzeria, so you may encounter a crowd during rush hours.
Jeans are just right for a meal at Nino's Brazilian Restaurant and Pizzeria, which embraces a casual vibe.
Nino's Brazilian Restaurant and Pizzeria also offers delivery and take-out options for those who want to make it a night in.
Nino's Brazilian Restaurant and Pizzeria patrons can find street parking at the Martin Luther King Jr Way location.
Prices are reasonable, with a typical meal running under $30.
In Focus: Brazil Cafe
Specialty: casual Brazilian food
Distance from the UC campus: about a block away
How to find it: Look for the colorful murals, Brazilian flags, and handwritten menus that grace the shack’s exterior.
The MVP of the menu: tri-tip, a tender cut of steak that shows up in sandwiches, salads, and platters
If you have timid taste buds, try this: Request a sample of whatever looks good before ordering it.
What to do a sunny day: Sip mango smoothies on the patio and hope some ukulele players show up to serenade you.
Grab a bite at Berkeley's Brazil Cafe.
Go ahead and bring your rug rats with you — Brazil Cafe has kid-friendly food and seating.
Outdoor dining doesn't get much better than the beautiful patio at Brazil Cafe.
No need to leave Fido outside — pooches are very welcome at Brazil Cafe.
Always five minutes behind schedule? Pick up your food to go instead.
Don't fuss with street parking. We've got some parking available.
Serving a traditional Brazilian feast in the El Cerrito neighborhood of El Cerrito, premium cuts of meat are grilled to perfection at Bossa Nova Brazil.
If gluten is something you try to avoid, check out the G-free menu at Bossa Nova Brazil. Low-fat fare is also available for those keeping an eye on their diet.
Fancy-schmancy attire is not required; in fact, guests are told to keep things casual.
Whether you have a large or small vehicle, parking is easy near Bossa Nova Brazil.
If you haven't eaten at Pastel Brazil, it's a great time to enjoy the popular restaurant. It's a popular restaurant for visitors seeking amazing service and a fantastic meal.
Thanks to its outdoor seating, the restaurant is a fantastic option when the NorCal weather cooperates. No specific attire is required, so feel free to dress casually and comfortably. Also, though the overall price can be a bit on the low side, you won't be sacrificing any quality.
When you get there, think about ordering the sandwich, since it's frequently gotten rave reviews. In terms of the restaurant itself, if you're searching for the perfect spot for a family gathering, it's been reviewed as a great local option for big groups and families with kids.
A good option for lunch in Potrero Hill, Pastel Brazil is a great choice when you're in the mood for Latin cuisine, and want to break away from the boring ol' Mexican fare. Its juice is known to be "delicious," while the plate is "awesome," the owner is "friendly" and "nice," and the meal is "healthy" and "perfect." Visitors to the restaurant have the ability to park nearby on the street.