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We have the top three picks for this Friday, and below there is a list of bars and lounges that are always a good option.

Bernadete (Barra Funda) – Tonight, singer Bernadete will be gracing Boteco Dona Tati with a beautiful “roda de samba”.

Known in São Paulo as “samba’s black tulip”, Bernadete will perform from 7 PM on, right after the release of her biography, “Bernadete: A Tulipa do Samba”, written by Yuri Dinalli.

Boteco Dona Tati – Rua Brigadeiro Galvão, 639, Barra Funda

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Garajão + Raw Party + Atômico (Centro) – Those looking for a memorable night experience cannot miss this event.

The fusion of three of São Paulo’s coolest parties, Garajão, Raw, and Atômico, will make everyone lose it at Trackers (photo). The event will host nothing less than seven DJs, who will spin until the late hours.

Trackers – Rua Dom José de Barros, 337, Centro.

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Cumbia Calavera (Bixiga) – Cumbia Calavera will be bringing some soulful Cumbia music to Estúdio Bixiga tonight.

Apart from the band playing the most fun from this Colombian rhythm, DJ Gabi Pensanuvem will make everyone dance to the sound of samba, reggae, funk, guajira, and cumbia among other genres.

Estúdio Bixiga – Rua Treze de Maio, 825, Bixiga.

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Armazém Paulista (Moema)
Run by the same chef for over ten years, Armazém Paulista’s kitchen can surprise the pickiest clients with its delicious Brazilian dishes. Working in a former storehouse, Armazém Paulista has a rustic vibe that is checking out.
Armazém Paulista – 5 PM – 1 AM
Alameda Jauperi, 566, Moema – Tel.: (11) 5052-3106
Entrance: Free

Pompéia Bar (Pompéia)
Aiming to “make you feel at home”, Pompéia Bar is known for its relaxed environment and icy draught beer. Make sure to try their rice fritters, a favorite snack among the faithful clients.
Pompéia Bar – 12 PM – 12:30 AM
Rua Dr. Augusto de Miranda, 712, Pompéia – Tel.: (11) 3872-1769
Entrance: Free

Banana Café (Itaim Bibi)
For indulging in tasty sandwiches and having a great time among locals, make sure to check Banana Café. If you feel like trying something special, ask for the drink “pena rosa”, made of herbs, vodka, açaí, and ginger.
Banana Café – 12 PM – 1 AM
Rua Jerônimo da Veiga, 198, Itaim Bibi – Tel.: (11) 2613-3005
Entrance: Free

Boteco Todos os Santos (Vila Madalena)
Those looking for a bustling warm-up for the night, or even an after-party, should head to Todos os Santos. Fun is guaranteed at this bar, which always plays live music for a predominantly 30 to 40-year-old audience.
Todos os Santos – from 5 PM on.
Rua Aspicuelta, 585, Vila Madalena – Tel: (11) 2574-1157
Entrance: Free

Boteco Seo Joaquim (Mooca)
A meeting point among thirty-year-olds from São Paulo’s Zona Leste, Boteco Seo Joaquim offers creative drinks and a traditional feijoada every Saturday, from 12 noon on.
Seo Joaquim – noon – 1 AM
Rua Visconde de Inhomerim, 1034, Mooca – Tel.: (11) 2306-2189
Entrance: Free

Frank Bar (Bela Vista)
In the exquisite Maksoud Plaza lies Frank Bar, a bohemian tribute to the one and only Frank Sinatra. Having a reputation for its excellence, Frank Bar was elected one of the world’s best 100 bars in 2017 and 2018 by “The World’s 50 Best Bars”. It was also chosen as “the best in São Paulo” by Folha de S.Paulo newspaper in 2016 and 2018.
Frank Bar – 6 PM – 2 AM
Maksoud Plaza, Rua São Carlos Do Pinhal, 424, Bela Vista – Tel.: (11) 3145-8000
Entrance: Free

Bar do Luiz Nozoie (Saúde)
Most bars have their tradition, but Luiz Nozoie’s there has a unique beer ritual: before being served on the tables, beer bottles literally dive into freezing water with coarse salt for 20 minutes. Seafood appetizers are also a must at Nozoie’s.
Bar do Luiz Nozoie – 6 PM – 11 PM
Avenida do Cursino, 1210, Saúde – Tel.: (11) 5061-4554
Entrance: Free

Bar Zur Alten Mühle (Brooklin)
Working in Brooklin for almost four decades, the bar fills São Paulo’s bohemian scene with the original German spirit. At Zur Alten Mühle, one can find great German labels and try classic German dishes, like Eisbein, Kassler, and Paprikaschnitzel.
Bar Zur Alten Muhle – 12 PM – 12 AM
Rua Princesa Isabel, 102, Brooklin – Tel.: (11) 5044-4669
Entrance: Free

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