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A Figueira Rubaiyat

1738 Rua Haddock Lobo
São Paulo, Brazil 01414
55 (11) 3087 1399

This glass-ceilinged steakhouse is known for its Saturday buffet of feijoada, a stew of beans, beef and pork considered the country’s national dish.




125 Rua Grauna
São Paulo, Brazil
55 (11) 5561 0905

This local-favorite pizza joint serves up almost 20 varieties of pies straight from the wood-burning oven, along with the chopp (draft beer) to wash it down.


549 Rua Barão de Capanema
São Paulo, Brazil 01411
55 (11) 3088 0761

At D.O.M. (and it’s more casual offshoot, Dalva e Dito), avant garde chef Alex Atala infuses regional specialties with futuristic European techniques to tantalizing results.


405 Rua Jacques Félix
São Paulo, Brazil 04509
55 (11) 3849 6940

Among the most notable of Brazil’s many Japanese food joints, Kinoshita serves up culinary masterpieces combining traditional top-of-the-line ingredients with subtle Mediterranean and tropical influences.

Mercado Municipal

Rua da Cantareira, 306
São Paulo, Brazil 01024
55 (11) 3313-3365

It’s easy to make a lunch of it at the city’s main food market: A variety of vendors sell prepared dishes that run the gamut from mortadella sandwiches (a market specialty) to fruity shakes.