São Paulo Area

Restaurants in São Paulo Area

Head to Emporio de Serra tavern atop the Cantareira, overlooking São Paulo’s skyscrapers, to savor Brazil’s national cocktail, the caipirinha, made of lime juice, sugar, and cachaça (distilled from sugarcane).

Chef Edinho Engel started the Cambury dining revolution 18 years ago when he opened the restaurant in the rain forest at the end of a 50-foot boardwalk.

Big, flat oysters are shucked to order for patrons while they wait for their fish to be cleaned.

Chef Atala’s new casual restaurant. The adobe-hued Dalva is all about sharp updating of grandmotherly regional dishes.

The sushi chefs at this hotspot slice fish inside a VW bus.

The chocolaty açai-berry shake is a standout.

The sushi in São Paulo is top-notch.

Not only is this the spot to sample Brazil’s most decadent chocolate, but this small chocolataria and café is also the airport’s hottest stop for a standing-room-only caffeine jolt.

Tuck into the ultra-cheesy pies from the infernal wood-burning oven and the pleasantly oily Calabrian sausage bread.

Though the pleasant exposed brick and liberal use of Brazilian woods clash with the awful banquet chairs, this business steak house is the classiest dining spot at Guarulhos.