The city of Sao Paulo is famous for housing the biggest and most diversified gastronomy capital of the world. The city has over 12,500 restaurants representing 42 ethnic types.
Antiquarius is a worthy restaurant in the city of Sao Paulo, popular for its top quality service and authentic Portuguese food. The restaurant has a very stylish setting and mainly offers seafood in traditional preparations like codfish moqueca (stew) and bolinhos de bacalhau (cod balls). Taste a wide selection from the wine menu.
After getting success in Bahia, this Sao Paulo version of Capim Santo has become famous for its seafood speciality. It is located in a lovely garden with lush mango trees and plenty of outside tables. Try the restaurant's homemade pastas in a variety of seafood combinations or a stew of prawns in coconut milk. Vegetarians also will not get disappointed here.
Bolinha is famous for its top quality Brazilian cuisine. Do not forget to try Feijoada, a traditional Brazilian dish made of black beans and pork meat. This restaurant is ideal if you want a taste of authentic native food.
Templo da Bahia:
Well known for the friendly and colorful atmosphere, this is one of the hugely popular restaurants in the city. The restaurant stays packed throughout the day for both lunch and dinner. Try a variety of seafood, fried bean cakes and other tasty little dishes or taste a variety of stews prepared with the freshest ingredients.
This restaurant is said to be the most beautiful eatery in the city which has been constructed around a century-old fig tree. The speciality here is meat, with its tender beef and chicken dishes. At the oyster bar, try perfectly fresh fish that includes paella, cod fish and grilled seafood.
Baby Beef Rubaiyat:
The restaurant specializes in meat and is popular for its business lunches. Most of the meat and other ingredients used are provided by the restaurant's own farm. Taste the variety of cuisine which includes steaks, roast beef, chicken, wild boar, pork, fish and much more. The generous wine menu offers around 800 different wines.
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D.O.M. is famous for its innovative menu made by the combination of classic French and Spanish technique with local ingredients. Specialities includes shrimp with papaya mango salsa, codfish brandade in black bean sauce, filhote fish in a manioc crust and many more. The restaurant was voted as one of the 50 best restaurants in the world by "Restaurant Magazine”. Also, taste a large selection of wines in a stylish and fancy ambience.
Located in the Jardins area, Restaurante Fasano is a popular restaurant amongst the locals. Along with a fine regional Italian menu, it offers seafood ravioli with white wine sauce and spaghetti with fresh lamb and many more dishes. The Baretto bar situated inside the hotel provides some awesome cocktails and a wide variety of wines.
Spot is one of the trendiest restaurants of the city which is completely buzzing at lunch and dinner. The visitors can enjoy outstanding pastas, creative salads, fresh grilled fish, tuna with vegetables and steaks with flavourful sauces. Plan your meal before 10 pm. After that the restaurant transforms into a vibrant nightclub crowded with musicians, designers, models and trendy youngsters.
Arabia is a spacious and modern restaurant located just one block off the stylish Rua Augusta. The restaurant offers a wide range of favourites from Lebanon which includes Moroccan rice with roasted almonds and chicken, or the signature stuffed artichoke bottoms with ground beef, accompanied by rice with almonds. Visitors can also taste the special daily recipe that changes regularly.