You can have lunch at a variety of inns and restaurants.
Trout and shiitake mushrooms are an ever present possible ingredients.
For eating and looking at the mountains simultaneously you can go to estalagemshambala.com.br, just 1 km from town.
Budget lunch is also a tasty possibility at several local restaurants in town.
If you want to eat well, at a reasonable price, say 30 Dollars and after or before lunch visit the most beautiful string of small waterfalls in town, you can go to Pousada Vale das Cahoeiras. The drawback is it is 13 km away from town. But it is worth the 30 minutes contryside trip. On your way you will find the biggest local waterfall.
Cunha has 16 studios that create and produce unique ceramic objects. Each artist has his/her own style and approach, some more functional or traditional, some more experimental or sculptural. The studios are open for the purchase of many kinds of pieces, for workshops or just for an exchange of views with the potter/sculptors. Cunha is the most important center of high fired Noborigama (klimbing kiln) ceramics in Brazil and probably South America.
Cunha is also an interesting destination for eco-tourism and gastronomy, its climate considered to be one of the best of the world, sub-tropical-mountain, mild, dry winters and tempered summers.
For staying in Cunha you can find a string of very friendly, family-style pousadas, with all amenities.
If you go to Cunha SP Brazil don't miss a tour of the ceramics studios and kilns. Cunha is an important ceramics center comprising 16 ceramics studios of which, 5 operate the japanese style Noborigama kiln. For more information link to http://cunhaceramica.info, the site of the potters association or for more general tips http://portaldecunha.com.br.
Cunha Road Parati SP 171 Km 58 8, Cunha, State of Sao Paulo, 12530-000, Brazil
Good for: Couples
A family atmosphere, a mountain landscape. You feel at home, eating well in beautiful surroundings.
Favorite Dish: Don't skip the trout, after the salad, naturally.
You can choose Outside Tables, but in the Fall I Prefered to Stay Inside. Decoration is Kirsh with Saints Pictures or Pink Tiles giving a Warm and Joyful Atmosphere.
Favorite Dish: I Tried the Steak with Pinhao (Pine Tree Fruit) Quiche (French Pie), very Aromatic with Rosemary.
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