10 Best Restaurants To Try In Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Ashu Abey
Ashu Abey 

There’s a true ambiance that is felt in Sao Paulo. With 19 million inhabitants, this immense and vibrant metropolis is not only the third largest city in the world, but it is endowed with superb restaurants of high repute, that ensure the comfort of visitors through delicious meals.

The dazzling food culture is fortified by an immense Italian and Middle Eastern community, as well as a growing Japanese population. In this refined milieu the traveler can eat a diverse menu such as modern Brazilian delicacies, high-quality sushi, and lovely Italian dishes.

There’s also an increasing number of Brazilian chefs who are demonstrating appreciable cooking expertise, and introducing modern methods to enhance the cuisine in Sao Paulo. It is a great experience to partake of the delicacies of Sao Paulo restaurants.

1. Coco Bambu Anhembi

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A vibrant Northeastern seafood restaurant with a delicious menu & beautiful balcony. The restaurant also has an ultra-modern infrastructure. The exciting environment of Coco Bambu enhances the exceptional meals. This is the perfect atmosphere for a special dinner or celebration, and a suitable place for a family reunion.

Coco Bambu Anhembi

Address: Av. Antonio Joaquim de Moura Andrade, 737 - Vila Nova

Website: Coco Bambu Anhembi

2. Ristorantino

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The menu of Ristorantino utilizes the best of unique ingredients, particularly products acquired from Italy, that are presented in classic and lovely recipes. For lunch, Ristorantino provides the Mezzogiorno Menu in three parts, with a discount for exclusive options from Monday to Friday. This is a suitable restaurant for couples who want to enjoy the nightlife in Brazil.


Address: Rua Melo Alves, 674 - Cerqueira César, São Paulo - SP, 01417-010, Brazil

Website: Ristorantino

3. Jam-Jardins

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A complex Japanese restaurant with tropical-style furnishing, artistic displays & musical shows. While visitors partake in the delicious recipes, they can appreciate beautiful artwork on the walls, and fruit of the mezzanine presentations that are constantly being renewed. This is a lovely place for a family trip. On the menu the guests can savor both the traditional Japanese cuisine, and the appreciable expertise of superb chefs.


Address: R. Bela Cintra, 1929 - Jardins, São Paulo - SP, 01415-002, Brazil

Website: Jam-Jardins

4. Rinconcito Peruano

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This is an immense restaurant providing gourmet Peruvian dishes in an informal & casual arrangement with Andean decor. The restaurant provides excellent fish ceviche and leche de tigre. The milieu is authentic, busy and welcoming to all visitors. This is a suitable eating area for a couple that enjoy a traditional Peruvian menu.

Rinconcito Peruano

Address: R. Aurora, 451 - Santa Ifigênia, São Paulo - SP, 01209-001, Brazil

Website: Rinconcito Peruano

5. Porque Sim

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A Japanese restaurant providing lovely dishes such as ramen, curry & teishoku, in addition to private karaoke milieus. Porque Sim has a taste of home cooking. The visitors can savor noodles and lovely dishes like teishoku at an affordable cost. It is an ideal place to sing Karaoke with friends in a private area. It offers some of the lowest price options in Sao Paulo, while providing a large number of Brazilian and international music choices.

Porque Sim

Address: R. Thomaz Gonzaga, 75 - Liberdade, São Paulo - SP, 01506-020, Brazil

Website: Porque Sim

6. Raful

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The restaurant was designed by the architect Daniella Bulcão. On the menu are raw kibbe, sneakers, kibes out of the oven, malabie, and delicacies such as the lovely Arab beklewa. Other items include lamb skewers, comprising of a michuí skewer of mutton fillet, and a spit of ram coo.

Raful also has amazing delivery services, and a rich quantity of Arab products. The restaurant also accepts parcels for ceremonial events. Individuals who select the Arabic delicacies are also provided with salads. There are also hot and cold Arabian grilled dishes at affordable prices. Raful is an ideal environment for a family trip or for a couple to have an enjoyable evening. Raful is open to everyone at all times of the year.


Address: Rua Comendador Abdo Schahin 118, Sao Paulo

Website: Raful

7. D.O.M

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The restaurant is known for its high-quality cuisine from world-renowned chef Alex Atala, with an amazing menu with innovative ingredients. D.O.M is worth the experience, for any true connoisseur of delicacies. The restaurant utilizes Brazilian ingredients, perfectly cooked and arranged, providing comfort to many guests. Lovely wines accompany each meal. D.O.M provides perfect and unique dining experiences. It has been ranked as the best restaurant in South America, and 6th on a global level.


Address: R. Barão de Capanema, 549 - Jardins, São Paulo - SP, 01411-011, Brazil

Website: D.O.M

8. Fogão Gaúcho

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An amazing restaurant with a diverse menu. This is an eatery with ultra-modern architecture, superb options, a salad bar & a wine parlor. This is a perfect milieu for experiencing Brazilian barbecue. The prices are affordable and the restaurant provides different types of meat, with an emphasis on pork ribs and picanha.

Fogão Gaúcho is also known for Red Angus beef, confirmed by experts as the best meat to savor due to its flavor, presence of fibers, and attractive appearance. The main hall of Fogão Gaúcho has a salad buffet with a diverse variety, which ensures guests have an enjoyable meal. A couple will find this milieu very agreeable.

Fogão Gaúcho

Address: Av. Marquês de São Vicente, 1767 - Barra Funda, São Paulo - SP, 01139-003, Brazil

Website: Fogão Gaúcho

9. Mocotó

Rodrigo Oliveira, Mocoto, Sao Paulo
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An ultra-modern, state of the art Northeastern restaurant providing a delicious traditional menu. It offers lovely Brazilian delicacies served in the vibrant milieu of a superb restaurant. Typical dishes include Tapioca cheese cubes, homemade pork sausages flambéed with cachaça, Mocofava bone marrow stew, salt cured beef with biquinho peppers and Cassava chips.


Address: Av. Ns. do Lorêto, 1100 - Vila Medeiros, São Paulo - SP, 02219-001, Brazil

Website: Mocotó

10. Brasil a gosto

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A properly-furnished, Brazilian eatery with a diverse menu of regional delicacies. The restaurant is situated in a serene milieu in São Paulo, making it conducive for all fun and culture lovers to have an enjoyable time. The friendly atmosphere leaves long-lasting impressions in the visitor’s mind. Brasil a gosto is renowned for an amazing service that provides delicious, traditional Brazilian meals, and also fruits at an affordable cost for different guests. The radiance of Sao Paulo is greatly enhanced by the excellent services at this restaurant.

Brasil a gosto

Address: R. Prof. Azevedo Amaral, 70 - Jardim Paulista, São Paulo - SP, 01409-030, Brazil

Website: Brasil a gosto

An unforgettable experience of unique cuisine

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The city of Sao Paulo is renowned for its various restaurants that contribute to top-class cuisine. These great ventures range from delicious Japanese cuisine to amazing Brazilian delicacies. A visit to these restaurants is highly recommended for anyone who wants true enjoyment.

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