Carlos Amaral came to the United States from Brazil in the 1970’s and began his culinary career in Boston. Since then, he has worked in restaurants in New York City, Montreal, Toronto, and Vermont before settling in Roanoke and opening Carlos Restaurant on the Roanoke City Market; a restaurant built on a reputation of excellent food and service.

Carlos Brazilian International Cuisine continues the tradition high atop Southwest Roanoke, in an atmosphere of breathtaking views and beautiful sunsets. A fine dining experience awaits you at Carlos Brazilian, where you can choose from French, Spanish, Italian and Brazilian dishes complimented by fine wines and incredible homemade desserts. Carlos is joined by his brother, Ricardo Amaral, and Ricardo’s wife Maggie Amaral, who ensure a world class staff of courteous and knowledgeable professionals in our breathtaking fine dining restaurant; the Amaral Family create an atmosphere for diners to experience an exceptional meal, in an incredible setting, that goes far beyond expectations.

Winner of numerous awards including: Best Chef, Best Dessert, Best Service and a consistent winner of Best Restaurant Overall, the Amaral Family ensure your visit to Carlos Brazilian International will be unlike anything ever experienced, and certainly one that won’t be forgotten.