The Week

Lapa

The Week is so popular that it has its own Wikipedia entry. Opened in September 2004, the 64,000 square-foot nightclub instantly became the biggest nightclub of...

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

Igrejinha

Consolacão

'Igrejinha', which means little church in Portuguese, is a small, dimly-lit lounge decorated with retro sofas, disco balls, and images of saints, a vibey place that...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Bubu Lounge

Pinheiros

Modern and very busy, this venue holds up to 900 people. It has four different interconnected areas and a VIP. With parties Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and once a...

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

The L Club

The L Club is a Friday night lesbian hot spot that puts on shows and packs the dimly-lit dance floor with mostly women moving to tribal house and funk. There's also

  • For Women
  • Nightclub

Clube Alôca

Consolacao

At the center of Sao Paolo gay nightlife for nearly 20 years, Alôca attracts a mix of genres and tribes. Be sure to check what's on before heading over as themes

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Espaço Desmanche

Consolação

Espaço Desmanche took over the former Vegas Club, a one-time Rua Augusta institution, and reimagined it as a pared down space with car parts as decor, two LED-lit

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

Templo Club

Bela Vista

Temple Club opened in 2013 with a fetish party and continues to cater to an underground and diverse crowd in a refurbished 1950s church across from Don Orione

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Yacht Club

Bela Vista

Opened by gay-club heavy weight Bob Yang and partners, Yacht Club is a nautical-themed nightclub, complete with bartenders dressed as sailors, sea horse accents and...

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

ABC Bailão

Vila Buarque

Launched in 1997 by friends Amarildo and Rogério at a time when more and more LGBT bars were opening around Arouche and Avenue Dr. Vieira de Carvalho, ABC...

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

Black Out Club

Centro

Located near Republica Square, the Black Out Club is located on two floors in a converted house. In addition to saunas, showers and a bar, the club offers a fetiche

  • For Men
  • Sauna

BLUE SPACE

Barra Funda

Gogo boys, Drag Queens and House music has been Blue Space's recipe for a good gay party for years. With up to 1,500 people dancing away every Saturday, it has a

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Boteco do Massay

Jardins

Boteco do Massay puts the bar in barbershop. Launched by businessman Massay Guerreiro and his partner Marcelo Forin in 2016, it is place for men to have their...

  • For Men
  • Bar

D-Edge

Barra Funda

D-Edge is a well-known fixture of the Sao Paulo nightclub scene and regarded as the birth place of Sao Paulo's electronic scene. The futuristic design, which...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Director's Gourmet

Cerqueira César

Open since 1990 and a laid-back local favorite, Director's Gourmet pays tribute to everything cinema, from its movie memorabilia decor to movie-themed cocktail list.

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Hot Hot

Bela Vista

From Flavia Cecatto, an established name on the Sao Paulo nightlife scene, Hot Hot definitely brings the wow factor, with a decor inspired by 1970s pop and the sex...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Pitico

Pinheiros

Pitico transformed an old parking lot with five containers, pallet tables and colorful beach chairs into a popular open-air spot for Lebanese street food, craft beer

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Sambarylove

Bela Vista

Made for dancing, Sambarylove is the house of black music and traditional samba. There is a large, packed dance floor moved by resident and guest DJs.

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

The Voice Bar Videoke

Santana

Located with easy access to the Santana Metro, The Voice Bar Videoke offers a diverse and regularly updated song catalog, as well as a full food menu of Brazilian

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Karaoke

Bar da Dida

Cerqueira César

The sidewalk tables are popular on hot days at this relaxed hang out. Before being converted into a bar, Bar da Dida was a garage, and is most frequented by girls

  • For Women
  • Bar

Espeto de Bambu

Cerqueira César

An intimate and colorful bar in Cerquira César, Espeto de Bambu (which translates as Bamboo Skewer) is primarily for women with live music, mostly female voices...

  • For Women
  • Bar

Tubaína

Cerqueira César

Tubaína, the first bar in the city to receive a Sustainable Restaurant Seal, uses recycled retro furniture to create its comfortable vintage look and rainwater for...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Beco 203

Consolacao

With an indie crowd, this club on Augusta Street attracts a good and constant crowd of LGBTs and non-LGBTs. Open bar nights.

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Flexx Club

Barra Funda

The first mega club in Sao Paolo, Flex club opened in 2007 and has indoor and outdoor dance floors. With a capacity for 2,500, it also holds live music concerts with

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

269 ChiIIi Pepper

Centro

Located on Arouche Square, a massively gay area in the city center, the Chilli Pepper Single Hotel is more than a sauna, it's a hotel for men only. Pay for 6, 12 or...

  • For Men
  • Sauna

Caneca de Prata

Centro

The Caneca de Prata (Silver Mug) is one of the oldest and most traditional LGBT bars in São Paulo. Inaugurated in the 60's and located in Vieira de Carvalho Street,

  • For Men
  • Bar

Cantho

Centro

The Cantho is one of the most traditional gay clubs in Sao Paolo, frequented by an older crowd. With a small and packed dance floor, it is appropriately nicknamed

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Nightclub

Frey Café

Consolacão

Located on the Frei Caneca Street, Frey Café is perfect for a late afternoon coffee with friends, happy hour after a long day or hanging out into the evening with

  • LGBTQ
  • Café

Lions Nightclub

Centro

With a more trendy and fashionista public, Lions Nightclub plays up the tradition of the Gentleman's Club, creating a posh nightclub with red velvets, chandeliers, a...

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

S/A Club

Pinheiros

S/A Club is a restaurant-bar on the border of the sophisticated Pinheiros neighborhood with a good vibe that draws an LGBT crowd to the dance floor, with its

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Terraco do Léo

Consolacão

The Terraco do Léo is a good first stop if going out around Frei Canaca street, a sushi house with a friendly party vibe and frequent happy hours.

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar