Sao Paulo Travel Guide

See all the restaurants and attractions Tony visited on his whirlwind trip to Sao Paulo.


Activities
Choque Cultural
If the giant art museums of Sao Paulo are too crowded for you, the Choque Cultural is a smaller, more personable gallery for young artists and their works.
  • Rua Medeiros de Albuquerque, 250
  • São Paulo, São Paulo 5436 Brazil

Choque Cultural

If the giant art museums of Sao Paulo are too crowded for you, the Choque Cultural is a smaller, more personable gallery for young artists and their works.
Rua Medeiros de Albuquerque, 250 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Phone: 267-6600
La da Verda
In the neighborhood of Vila Madalena, La da Verda offers handmade gifts, bright kitchen supplies and a fantastic café.
  • Rua Harmonia, 161
  • São Paulo, São Paulo 5435 Brazil

La da Verda

In the neighborhood of Vila Madalena, La da Verda offers handmade gifts, bright kitchen supplies and a fantastic café.
Rua Harmonia, 161 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Instituto Butantan
Instituto Butantan is a research center that specializes in vaccines and snake venom antidotes. They also happen to have a snake center where visitors can see some of the most dangerous reptiles in the world.
  • Av. Vital Brasil, 1500
  • São Paulo, São Paulo 5503 Brazil

Instituto Butantan

Instituto Butantan is a research center that specializes in vaccines and snake venom antidotes. They also happen to have a snake center where visitors can see some of the most dangerous reptiles in the world.
Av. Vital Brasil, 1500 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Ibirapuera Park
This park is ideal for walking, jogging, soccer or just enjoying the day.
  • Av. Pedro Álvares Cabral
  • São Paulo, São Paulo Brazil

Ibirapuera Park

This park is ideal for walking, jogging, soccer or just enjoying the day.
Av. Pedro Álvares Cabral São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Rua Oscar Friere Shopping
Shopping is big business in Sao Paulo. If you want to shop the Rodeo Drive of the city, then you must go to Rua Oscar Friere.
  • Rua Oscar Freire St
  • São Paulo, São Paulo Brazil

Rua Oscar Friere Shopping

Shopping is big business in Sao Paulo. If you want to shop the Rodeo Drive of the city, then you must go to Rua Oscar Friere.
Rua Oscar Freire St São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Museu Aberto de Arte Urbana
Directly south of the Santana Metro Station on Av Cruzerio do Sul, artwork is displayed on the pillars of the elevated train.
  • Av. Cruzeiro do Sul
  • São Paulo, São Paulo Brazil

Museu Aberto de Arte Urbana

Directly south of the Santana Metro Station on Av Cruzerio do Sul, artwork is displayed on the pillars of the elevated train.
Av. Cruzeiro do Sul São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
The Luz Station
Sao Paulo's old train station, Luz Station, is now a metro stop, as well as home to the Museum of the Portuguese Language.
  • Praca da Luz 1-
  • São Paulo, São Paulo Brazil

The Luz Station

Sao Paulo's old train station, Luz Station, is now a metro stop, as well as home to the Museum of the Portuguese Language.
Praca da Luz 1- São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Hotels
Unique Hotel/Skye Bar
This luxury hotel was Tony’s home away from home during his time in Sao Paulo. The roof deck has a spectacular view of the skyline, and, each night, the roof becomes Skye Bar, one of Sao Paulo’s hottest clubs.
  • Avenida Brigadeiro Luís Antônio, 4700
  • São Paulo, São Paulo Brazil

Unique Hotel/Skye Bar

This luxury hotel was Tony’s home away from home during his time in Sao Paulo. The roof deck has a spectacular view of the skyline, and, each night, the roof becomes Skye Bar, one of Sao Paulo’s hottest clubs.
Avenida Brigadeiro Luís Antônio, 4700 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Censiv Motel
The Censiv Motel is one of the most notorious “Love Motels” in Sao Paulo. It’s a great place to get a room for the night (or just a few hours) if you don’t want anyone to know that you’re there -- or who you’re with.
  • Rua Doutor Freire Cisneiro, 80
  • São Paulo, São Paulo Brazil

Censiv Motel

The Censiv Motel is one of the most notorious “Love Motels” in Sao Paulo. It’s a great place to get a room for the night (or just a few hours) if you don’t want anyone to know that you’re there -- or who you’re with.
Rua Doutor Freire Cisneiro, 80 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Phone: 55 11 3931-9619

Restaurants & Bars
D.O.M.
Tony has dinner at Alex Atala’s restaurant, D.O.M., with friends, Rosa and Luisa Moraes.
  • Barao de Capanema 549
  • São Paulo, São Paulo 01411-011 Brazil

D.O.M.

Tony has dinner at Alex Atala’s restaurant, D.O.M., with friends, Rosa and Luisa Moraes.
Barao de Capanema 549 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Phone: 55-11-3088-0761
Bar do Mane
Tony’s taxi driver, Mauricio, brought him to Bar do Mane, located within the Mercado Municipal, for their famous mortadella sandwich.
  • Rua da Cantareira, 306
  • São Paulo, São Paulo 1024 Brazil

Bar do Mane

Tony’s taxi driver, Mauricio, brought him to Bar do Mane, located within the Mercado Municipal, for their famous mortadella sandwich.
Rua da Cantareira, 306 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Phone: 55 11 3228 2141
Mocotó
Tony visited one of Sao Paulo’s most popular restaurants, Mocotó, and caught up with chef Rodrigo Oliveira.
  • Avenida Nossa Senhora do Loreto, 1100
  • São Paulo, São Paulo 02219-001 Brazil

Mocotó

Tony visited one of Sao Paulo’s most popular restaurants, Mocotó, and caught up with chef Rodrigo Oliveira.
Avenida Nossa Senhora do Loreto, 1100 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Feijoada da Lana
Feijoada, a traditional bean stew, is arguably the national dish of Brazil. Tony enjoyed some of the best feijoada in Sao Paulo at Feijoada da Lana.
  • Rua Aspicuelta, 421
  • São Paulo, São Paulo 5433 Brazil

Feijoada da Lana

Feijoada, a traditional bean stew, is arguably the national dish of Brazil. Tony enjoyed some of the best feijoada in Sao Paulo at Feijoada da Lana.
Rua Aspicuelta, 421 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Ici Bistro
Tony and friends, Rosa and Luisa Moraes, met up with chef Benny Novak at his restaurant, Ici Bistro.
  • Rua Pará, 36
  • São Paulo, São Paulo Brazil

Ici Bistro

Tony and friends, Rosa and Luisa Moraes, met up with chef Benny Novak at his restaurant, Ici Bistro.
Rua Pará, 36 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Beco do Batman
For those on a tight budget, visit Beco do Batman for your fill of art – it’s an alleyway beautifully covered in local artists' works.
  • Rua Goncalo Afonso
  • São Paulo, São Paulo 05436-100 Brazil

Beco do Batman

For those on a tight budget, visit Beco do Batman for your fill of art – it’s an alleyway beautifully covered in local artists' works.
Rua Goncalo Afonso São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Izakaya Issa
This small restaurant/bar is considered to have some of the best Japanese cuisine in the city.
  • Rua Barão de Iguapé, 89
  • São Paulo, São Paulo Brazil

Izakaya Issa

This small restaurant/bar is considered to have some of the best Japanese cuisine in the city.
Rua Barão de Iguapé, 89 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Bar do Luiz Fernandez
Bar do Luiz Fernandez has great beer and food, as well as a festive atmosphere.
  • R. Augusto Tolle, 610
  • São Paulo, São Paulo Brazil

Bar do Luiz Fernandez

Bar do Luiz Fernandez has great beer and food, as well as a festive atmosphere.
R. Augusto Tolle, 610 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Frangó
With hundreds of beers to choose from and amazing bar food, Frangó is not to be missed.
  • Largo da Matriz Nossa Senhora do Ó, 168
  • São Paulo, São Paulo Brazil

Frangó

With hundreds of beers to choose from and amazing bar food, Frangó is not to be missed.
Largo da Matriz Nossa Senhora do Ó, 168 São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil