Comfort Hotel Nova Paulista
Rua Vergueiro 2740
Sao Paulo, 04102-001
Phone: (55) 11 21977600
Fax: (55) 11 21977601
Look no further than Don Pancho for some of the tastiest Mexican fare in town. You'll find most of the usual suspects on the menu including tacos, enchiladas and burritos. What separates Don Pancho from the others however is their richness of flavor, and the Mexico-born owner Javier Valero ensures its as authentic as in the country. The drinks selection offers a diverse choice of agave tequilas as well as beers. The dining room is done up in vibrant hues, with Mexican-inspired artwork and decor elements giving a lively vibe to the place.
Though it is very rare for one to get tired of eating Brazilian food, give your stomach a cultural break and head to Matsuya. Their delectable Japanese dishes will take you on a short culinary trip to Japan while in Brazil. Perfectly seasoned Teppanyaki Shrimp and Gohan are two their best dishes. Don't forget to accompany your meals with their popular Japanese Kirin Ichiban Beer.
This local restaurant has been a favorite with the city's foodies for their traditional Arabic preparations. Jaber has carved a niche for itself by featuring the most authentic Arabic specialties, seasoned with traditional spices. Besides the mains, the restaurant is also known for their heavenly desserts. Call for more information.
With an impressive list of pizzas to choose from, not to mention the delectable desserts, Forno da Vila is a great place to enjoy a casual dinner with friends. The restaurant's open plan allows diners to watch the chefs make the pizzas, which adds to the fun. A warm color scheme and subtle lighting choices add an intimate vibe to the place.
Catering to those who love pizzas, is the famed Pizzaria Carlitos. Even though it was established as early as 1983, it's still very popular for its excellent quality pizzas. This brick walled pizzeria has attained the tag of being one of the most loved traditional pizza houses in the neighborhood. The space is available for private events and parties. Check the website for timings and other details.
Take a break from the local cusine and head to Shin-Zushi to get aquainted with chef Ken's Japanese fare. The place is quite small but what it lacks in size, it more than compensates with its delectable food. The tasting menu is a heart winner here, of which the sushi is particularly toothsome. The sashimi is equally delightful along with soulful Soba noodles. Food at Shin-Zushi is cooked using authentic techniques and it arrives at your table looking like a work of art. The bar area lets you see the chef work magic with your orders, which is nothing less than a display of flair. Albeit on the pricier side, everything about Shin-Zushi makes it worth the money spent. Reservations come recommended as this is a very popular restaurant in the city.
Step into this family-run diner and feast on a range of mouth-watering Arabian delicacies. The impressive menu features a selection of homemade dishes, cooked using the freshest of ingredients and appealing to even the most discerning palate. Recommended dishes include the Arabian salads, the falafel and the Lebanese Fatte, among others. Gulp them all down with your choice of beer. Great hospitality, good food and solid value for money - hat else could one ask for?
Tandoor employs its namesake cooking vessel to deliver satisfying North Indian cuisine from their Jardim Paulista location. Owned and operated by Mumbai natives Lakhi and Mansha Daswani, the fare at Tandoor is far and away more traditional than almost any restaurant in Sao Paulo. Diners familiar with Indian fare will have an easy time navigating the menu of appetizers such as samosas and naan wraps, and the ordering only gets easier from there. A selection of grilled meats is available in all styles from mild masalas to spicy vindaloos. Vegetarian items are a bit more diverse, the focus on the specific ingredients rather than the level of heat. Signature items such as biryani are available, as well as a decent selection of naans and pilafs to accompany your dish. Tandoor's authenticity and dedication to traditional preparations set this Sao Paulo gem apart from the pack.
This deviously simple restaurant serves delicious soups, salads and a range of meat dishes that are specialty of the Mineiro region in Brazil. Authentic, traditional recipes and spices blend well with locally sourced, top-quality ingredients to result into an irresistible, rustic feast that's so rare to find in urban areas these days. With an uncomplicated menu that is reflective of the simple dining area and casual ambiance of the restaurant, Sagrado Mineiro makes for an exquisite dining experience like no other.
8 Bar & Restaurante is popular with locals for its warm and inviting atmosphere and good music. Sip on an exotic drink as you tap your feet to a bevy of genres like pop, rock, funk, soul, house among others. Meet new people as you groove to the music spun by popular DJs. When you're tired, re-energize yourself with delicious food from a menu designed by Chef Richard Barletta. Call for more details on current and upcoming shows.
At Speranza, the key to success is an authentic Italian dining experience. This is one of Sao Paolo's first Italian eateries and has served the Bixiga district since the late 1950s. This restaurant was established by the Speranza family straight from Naples and continues to serve high-quality pizzas and calzones, catering to groups and families looking for either a meal or just a quick bite to eat.
A once small, speakeasy-style restaurant, Bueno's new location offers much more space albeit in a more conspicuous locale. Dishes like the okonomiyaki - a cabbage and pumpkin pancake - and the Korean isiyaki bibimpap are favorites among visitors. For dessert, the green tea ice cream is the ideal way to end a meal here.