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Cafés

Cafés, juice bars, bakeries and lanchonetes, São Paulo style

  • 10 São Paulo Wi-Fi Cafés

    Kill your to-do list and caffeine craving at these Wi-Fi cafés

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  • Le Pain Quotidien

    Upmarket organic breads and gourmet coffee

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  • Time for tea

    Adding a touch of modern glamour to tea time

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  • Octavio Café

    Great for meetings, Octavio Café serves mighty fine brews

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São Paulo's best cafés and coffee shops

Octavio Café

Octavio Café

A vast, curvaceous, timber-clad temple to the bean

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Coffee Lab

Coffee Lab

Learn the art of coffee tasting at this specialist café

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Oscar Café

Oscar Café

A retro-chic spot on swish Rua Oscar Freire

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Cristallo

Cristallo

Serving outstanding panettone since 1953

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Il Barista

Il Barista

One of the city's original gourmet coffee houses

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Suplicy

Suplicy

Fresh roasted beans for real coffee lovers

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Wi-Fi workspots

Octavio Café

Octavio Café

Ample seating makes for an ideal meeting spot

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Sofá Café

Sofá Café

Sink in to a sofa with a coffee and your laptop

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N’o Café

N’o Café

A dog-friendly café with inventive coffees

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Santo Grão

Santo Grão

High-class coffee-drinking and people-watching

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More places with free Wi-Fi

São Paulo's best places for ice-cream

Mil Frutas

Mil Frutas

Ice cream with a tropical twist

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Bacio di Latte

Bacio di Latte

Italian-style gelato par excellence

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Stuzzi

Stuzzi

A mecca for lovers of Italian-style ice cream

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Best bakeries

Itiriki

Itiriki

Sweet treats at this Japanese bakery

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Benjamin Abrahão

Benjamin Abrahão

A classic city bakery, famous for its pastries

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Pão ­

Pão ­

Indulge in organics at this compact bakery

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Classic downtown cafés

Café No Vidro

Café No Vidro

A no-frills devotee to filter coffee

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Café Girondino

Café Girondino

Coffee the old-fashioned way in the city centre

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Padaria Paulistana

Padaria Paulistana

Perfectly frothy coffee at the Mercado Municipal

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Best for breakfast and brunch

Pain et Chocolat

Pain et Chocolat

Bountiful breakfasts made for the weekend

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Emiliano

Emiliano

A decadent but excellent weekend brunch choice, with bubbles included

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Santo Grão

Santo Grão

Linger over the serious smoothies and a solid selection of eggy breakfasts

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The brunch bunch

The brunch bunch

Read our round-up of some of the best weekend brunch spots

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Café features

Great gelatarias

Great gelatarias

Creamy Italian-style ice-cream comes to São Paulo

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Time for tea

Time for tea

Adding a touch of modern glamour to tea time

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Iced coffees and ice-creams

Iced coffees and ice-creams

Cool, sweet treats for hot summer afternoons

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