Consulado Mineiro

Pinheiros

Consulado Mineiro, a Sao Paulo institution, serves up a menu of hearty meals and over 100 kinds of artisans cachaca fit for the one-time miners of the neighboring...

  • Casual
  • Brazilian

Speranza

Bixiga

Established over 50 years ago, this Italian restaurant still serves up recipes of its Sicilian founders. It has been awarded the 'best Marguerita pizza' prize by the

  • Family style
  • Italian

Spot

Jardins

With two locations - one in Jardins, just a block away from Avenida Paulista and one in the Shopping JK - the Jardins Spot is the place to go to mix with locals....

  • Fine Dining
  • International
  • 4.8
  • 1

Athenas

Consolação

Open past 2 am daily, this is the place to see and being seen. With large al fresco tables on Augusta Street and two blocks away from the Paulista Avenue, Athenas...

  • Casual
  • Greek

A Figueira Rubaiyat

Jardim Paulista

A massive Banyan tree dominates the decor of the glassed-in terrace at the upscale A Figueira Rubaiyat, making for a rather memorable indoor al fresco dining...

  • Steakhouse
  • Brazilian

Famiglia Mancini

Bexiga

Cheese and wine hang from the ceiling at Famiglia Mancini, a favorite with tourists and big groups who come for the trattoria-style Italian dishes and the memorable...

  • Casual
  • Italian

Braz

Higienópolis

Braz, named after the old Italian neighborhood in town, is an authentic pizzeria which relies on carefully selected ingredients and a rich tradition. With three...

  • Family style
  • Italian

Cantina Gigio

Pinheiros

People have been lining up for the family-style Italian dishes at the traditional Cantina Gigio since 1971 when the owners arrived to the Italian colony of Bras,...

  • Family style
  • Italian

Maoz Vegetarian

Consolação

Maoz Vegetariano is a fast food vegetarian chain with a convenient location on Rua Augusta. The signature sandwich is the Maoz Falafel in freshly baked white or...

  • Fast Food
  • Vegetarian

Mocoto

A typical dish of northern Brazil, Mocotó is a stew made with beef marrow and beans. Mocoto, a restaurant of the same name, is a good culinary destination for

  • Casual
  • Brazilian

Terraço Itália

City Center

A classic Italian restaurant with candle lit dining and live piano music, Terraço Itália is pricey but has been serving up an impressive view over the city from...

  • Fine Dining
  • Italian

Bella Paulista

Jardins

'Padaria' in Brazilian means bakery, but here you will find a lot more than your usual morning bread. Open 24 hours and located just off Paulista Avenue, this place...

  • Casual
  • Brazilian

Joakin's

Itaim

Open until 6 a.m. on weekends, Joakin's is synonym with good burgers in Sao Paulo. Inspired by the American Diners, the restaurant incorporates a Brazilian twist in...

  • Casual
  • American

Chalezinho

Morumbi

This unusual concept in Brazil is a hit with the locals. Chalezinho is a Swiss-inspired wooden chalet, built in the middle of Sao Paolo in the upscale Morumbi area....

  • Café or Bistro
  • Other

Fogo de Chao

Vila Olimpia

The Brazilian Barbecue tradition started in the south of the country with the 'gaúchos' who used to open holes on the ground to keep the fire on to roast their...

  • Steakhouse
  • Brazilian

Gopala Hari

Consolação

Expect a line and complimentary tea while waiting at this popular lunch-only Indian restaurant near Paulista Avenue. The lacto-vegetarian cuisine is creative and...

  • Casual
  • Indian

O Gato que Ri

Centro

This traditional Italian restaurant makes its own fresh pastas and sauces onsite daily. Right next to the gay Aroucho square in the city center, it became an icon of...

  • Casual
  • Italian

Almanara

Centro

Established in the 1950s in the city center, Almanara is a refined Lebanese restaurant with a traditional menu of kibbe, sfiha, babaganoush, taboule, authentic...

  • Fine Dining
  • Middle Eastern

Barbacoa

Itaim

Nicely dressed waiters walk the dining room with metal skewers loaded with freshly barbecued meat, sausages, chicken hearts and a variety of food that would impress...

  • Family style
  • Brazilian

Bendita Hora

Perdizes

Bendita Hora is a creative name for a creative restaurant. You can say 'bendita hora!' in Brazil when things finally fall into place. For example when your pizza...

  • Casual
  • Italian

Bolinha

Jardins

The most Brazilian of dishes, the Feijoada is celebrated as the 'culinary heritage' from the African slaves brought to Brazil by the Portuguese hundreds of years...

  • Casual
  • Brazilian

by Koji

Morumbi

This interesting Japanese restaurant is located inside the Morumbi stadium, the home of Sao Paulo FC with full views of the pitch. With a carefully crafted...

  • Family style
  • Japanese

Esfiha Chic

Vila Mariana

Informal and cheap, this Arabic fast food restaurant has a Brazilian flavor to it. Expansive and busy, people wait outside for a chance to grab a table and enjoy...

  • Casual
  • Middle Eastern

I Vitelloni

Pinheiros

Paulistas (the Sao Paolo natives) truly believe that I Vitelloni makes the best pizzas in the world. For a little taste of this local myth, stop by and try out this...

  • Family style
  • Italian

New Dog

Itaim

This 24-hour fast food spot impresses with its made fresh, extensive menu of burgers, sandwiches, grilled meats and 'beirutes', a famous sandwich speciality in Sao...

  • Casual
  • American

Piola

Jardins

Launched in Treviso, Italy in the 1980's, this Pizza house has set up house around the world with franchises in Turkey, Colombia, the USA, Equador, Argentina, Chile,...

  • Fine Dining
  • Italian

Sapporo

Itaim

The famous 'Rodizio' is a Brazilian steakhouse tradition which gives diners all they can eat for a fixed price. Sapporo offers the sushi version of 'rodizio' - a...

  • Casual
  • Japanese

Tordesilhas

Jardins

This artisan restaurant in the exclusive Jardins neighborhood provides a genuine Brazilian culinary experience and showcases an innovative approach to Brazilian...

  • Fine Dining
  • Brazilian

Veridiana

Jardins

Beautifully decorated, Veridiana is a high-end pizza place with three locations in the exclusive Jardins, Higienópolis and Perdizes areas. The decor is rustic...

  • Fine Dining
  • Italian

Vila das Rosas

Pinheiros

The falafel is the star of this veggie-vegan restaurant - a recipe passed down from generation to generation to one of the owners. Vila das Rosas is more than just...

  • Casual
  • Vegetarian