Sao Paulo Travel Guide

In Sao Paulo, Anthony Bourdain stays in an eccentric boat-shaped hotel, dines with friends at Alex Atala's famous D.O.M. restaurant, checks out the street graffiti with celebrated artist Speto and has ...

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Bar do Luiz Fernandez

Bar do Luiz Fernandez has great beer and food, as well as a festive atmosphere.

Rua Augusto Tolle, 610 - Santana
Sao Paulo, 02405-001, 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, Parque Dom Pedro II
Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01103-201, 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 Sao Paulo
State of Sao Paulo 05436-100, 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, Jardim das Gracas
Sao Paulo, 02714-020, Brazil

See & Do
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 João Moura, 997 Jardim Paulista
Sao Paulo, 05412-002, Brazil


Tony has dinner at Alex Atala’s restaurant, D.O.M., with friends, Rosa and Luisa Moraes.

Barao de Capanema 549
Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01411-011, 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 Vila Madalena
Sao Paulo, 05433-010, Brazil


With hundreds of beers to choose from and amazing bar food, Frangó is not to be missed.

Lgo da Matriz Nossa Senhora Ó, 168, Freguesia do Ó
Sao Paulo, 02925-040, Brazil


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