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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.

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Horoyá (Vergueiro) – A memorable night with the best of Afro-Brazilian music is about to happen at Centro Cultural São Paulo.

Band Horoyá, composed of musicians from Brazil, Mali, and Burkina Faso, will bring the magic of the Afro rhythms to the stage at 7 PM, blending Groove, Samba, Candomblé chants, Afrobeat, Funk, and Jazz music.

Centro Cultural São Paulo – Rua Vergueiro, 1000, Vergueiro

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Samba da Sardinha (Vila Madalena) – A lively roda de samba with Samba da Sardinha happens this Friday at Bar do Baixo.

From 6 PM to 11 PM, the group will be playing great samba compositions from São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and Bahia.

Bar do Baixo – Rua Girassol, 67, Vila Madalena.

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Forró na Gruta (Centro) – Looking for a chilled dancing program this Friday? Make sure to check Forró na Gruta.

The group will make everyone dance to the sound of Luiz Gonzaga, Dominguinhos, Marinês, Trio Nordestino, Jackson do Pandeiro, Os 3 do Nordeste, Benício Guimarães, Mestre Ambrósio, Flavio José, and Quarteto Olinda until the late hours.

A Gruta Bar e Bilhares – Rua Major Quedinho, 112, Centro.

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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 PM on.
Seo Joaquim – 12 PM – 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 Muhle (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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