Time Out São Paulo

Your ultimate guide to São Paulo

São Paulo restaurants and bars, theatre, art, gigs, clubs, shops and more...

  • Best brews

    Seven ways to make the perfect cup of coffee

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  • Corrientes 348

    SP's best empanadas make this steakhouse Argentinian to the bone

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  • Animal magic

    São Paulo’s animal attractions are pure magic for kids

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  • Bars with a view

    See São Paulo from a different perspective

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  • Colonial cuisine

    Discover Brazil's colonial heritage on the city's Portuguese menus

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Essential São Paulo

Parque do Ibirapuera

Parque do Ibirapuera

Two square kilometres of tranquility and culture

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Theatro Municipal

Theatro Municipal

City's icon and the jewel of the theatre scene

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Mercado Municipal

Mercado Municipal

A must-see gourmet market for food lovers

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Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP)

Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP)

The city's premier art museum

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Best of Brazilian cuisine

D.O.M

D.O.M

Alex Atala, the unrivalled master of contemporary Brazilian cuisine

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Maní

Maní

An innovative twist on Brazilian cuisine

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Brasil a Gosto

Brasil a Gosto

Take a trip across Brazil in one delicious meal

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Tordesilhas

Tordesilhas

Brazilian regional food with a magic twist from chef Mara Salles

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Explore São Paulo on foot

Vila Madalena graffiti

Vila Madalena graffiti

A unique insight into Vila Madalena's street art

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Cambuci street art

Cambuci street art

Head off the beaten track with Cambuci's street art

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Architecture in Centro

Architecture in Centro

Explore the city's history through architecture

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Shopping area guides

Jardins

Jardins

An expansive upmarket São Paulo shopping area

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Bom retiro

Bom retiro

The heart of the textile district is a magnet for bargain hunters

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Itaim Bibi

Itaim Bibi

An ideal spot for shop-hopping on foot

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Vila Madalena

Vila Madalena

Filled with young designers and independent stores

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Bars with a view

Adega Santiago

Adega Santiago

Back to Portuguese roots at this classic São Paulo spot

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Terraço Itália

Terraço Itália

A high-rise lounge bar with an unbeatable view

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Skye

Skye

Sip cocktails from the roof of the Hotel Unique

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The View

The View

Sip your drink slowly and marvel at the view

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Editor's picks - nightlife

D.Edge

D.Edge

The Big Daddy of underground electronica

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Clash Club

Clash Club

Electro and hip hop keep Clash Club jumping

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Casa 92

Casa 92

Dance under the stars at this former '50s house

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Alberta #3

Alberta #3

Bar meets balada at this reliably good downtown spot

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Don't-miss art galleries

Galeria Nara Roesler

Galeria Nara Roesler

Discover both young talent and veteran artists

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Galeria Baró

Galeria Baró

Art on a grand scale in a converted warehouse

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Casa Triângulo

Casa Triângulo

Brazilian contemporary art in a stylish setting

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Choque Cultural

Choque Cultural

The centre of gravity for São Paulo street art

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