Comfort Hotel Downtown
Rua Araujo 141
Sao Paulo, 01220-020
Phone: (55) 11 21374600
Fax: (55) 11 21374601
Bars & Cafes
Located on Avenida Ipiranga, Uva Verde Sucos e Cafeteria is essentially a juice and snack bar. Offering refreshing, wholesome and healthy juices along with munches like salads, cut fruits and a range of savory snacks, Uva Verde is a great place to grab a healthy breakfast or a quick lunch. Although some would say it's a little more expensive, compared to other cafes, the delectable meals here are completely worth the money, given the top-quality ingredients used and the attentive service provided.
Itália Café is as popular for its socializing scene and cozy ambience as its fresh coffee brews. It is always bustling with patrons who come to unwind with a piping hot cup of a caffeinated drink and catch up on the latest gossip. Besides an espresso or cappuccino, guests can also sip beverages such as the refreshing Açaí juice, made from açaí berries, which are blackish-purple fruits resembling black grapes. They grow on palm trees native to South America and are said to have numerous health benefits. The beverages at this café are complemented by a selection of breads, corn cake and cheese platters.
There are two outlets of Santa Efigenia, one on Rua Santa Efigenia and the other on Avenida Ipiranga. These cafes are known for the range of snacks and baked goodies they offer along with refreshing hot and cold coffees. The smell of freshly baked breads mingles with the haunting aroma of brewing coffee at this Ipiranga outlet. The menu here includes delicious munches like pastries, croissants, sandwiches made with fresh, high-quality ingredients. Drop in for a healthy breakfast or a quick lunch; Efigenia wont disappoint!
Café Floresta is a regular pit stop among coffee lovers in the city. This brand sources the finest arabica and canephora beans from the Brazilian hillside. Enjoy a cuppa of your choice from a variety of styles and flavors. Complement your beverage with baked treats and confections. This coffeeshop also retails their products from a perfect home brew.
Bar da dona Onça is located in the heart of the city. This place is great for a night of spirits and local cuisine. It features an all-day menu put together by chef Janaina Rueda that comprises of traditional dishes as well as a pasta bar. Specialties include seafood cassoulet, ox tail rice, pork sausage and dobradinha. The vibrant and spacious interiors are replete with chic decor, lamps photographs and artwork.
Sotto Caffè is a beautifully decorated and charming cafe that serves up a delectable selection of dishes like French crepes, and omletes for breakfast, and succulent sandwiches, fresh salads and entrées for lunch. Their daily lunch special is especially popular and offers great value for money, with an appetizer, main and dessert for around BRL35 only. The cafe is cosy and bright, with plenty of natural light and free wifi for customers. With a selection of healthy juices, well-crafted coffees and other beverages on offer, Sotto Caffè offers its guests a welcome reprieve from the hustle and bustle of daily city life.
Cachacaria do Rancho is vibrant Brazilian restaurant offering diners a taste of local delicacies like feijoadas, grilled meats and the legendary X burgers. The restaurant boasts a staggering selection of Brazilian rum from all over the country, alongside the local cachaças; perfect complements to any meal. Apart from its delicious food and fabulous drinks, the restaurant is also known for live performances by the local Pagoda group Nóis beneath the trees outside. With lively music and a vibrant ambiance Cachacaria do Rancho is a great place to soak up some Brazilian culture.
Paribar draws crowds for a fine gastronomic experience and intellectual conversations. Patrons also enjoy lounging on the comfortable chairs placed in its shady outdoor area, enjoying gusts of fresh breeze and sipping a refreshing beverage. Chef Luiz Campiglia ensures the high quality of the food and also concentrates on trims and garnishes so as to create dishes with high visual appeal. Guests can also savor a thoughtfully-prepared Sunday Brunch, which can be enjoyed sitting under the swaying trees in the patio. The designer bar has been decorated by vintage elements and leads into a balcony with wicker chairs, whose look is inspired from the 1950s. The bartender offers personalized service and interacts with guests to concoct beverages that are appealing to their taste and mood.
Ramona is stylish, bohemian restaurant and bar located at the intersection of Rua da Consolação and Avenue São Luís. The menu is composed of a selection of delectable, unique contemporary dishes like purple sweet potatoes roasted in olive oil, filet with French beans, flaked almonds and roasted potatoes, and the Ramona burger with skirt steak, cheese, friend egg, house mayo and salad, alongside an impressive variety of vegetarian dishes. The restaurant is a comfortable place to relax with a group of friends or even enjoy a solitary meal. The bar offers a full selection of alcohol and some delicious cocktails as well. Although there is usually some excellent rock music playing in the background, there is also a piano near the entrance that can be played by any guests who would like to give it a try. Open much later than most of the restaurants in the city, Ramona is a popular refuge for those seeking sustenance after a night of clubbing.
Soda Pop Bar is a corner bar with a sidewalk seating that is always bustling with patrons. Its socializing scene lends it a vibrant atmosphere and this place is so popular that even locals often face difficulty in bagging seats, though some do not mind standing with a mug of beer and chatting with friends. It offers facilities such as free WiFi and music with lively beats. Apart form their chilled beer, try the refreshing Soda Tequila or the Bean Soup. This is one of the most popular places in the Centro neighborhood of São Paulo for spending leisure moments, dating and networking.
Café Vermont offers a luxurious ambience where guests can sip fine wine and creative cocktails to the sound of Samba, Música Popular Brasileira (MPB) and Rock among other music genres. Don stylish apparel while heading to this trendy bar that also boasts of a lavish outdoor seating area. The highlights of its menu are the Cachaça-based cocktail Caipirinha, which is also the national cocktail of Brazil, the vodka-infused Caipiroska, which is a variation of the traditional Caipirinha, and Caipisaquês in fruity flavors. Other drinks on its menu include Blue Absinthe, Cosmopolitan Vermont, Glamour, Sex on the Beach and Vermont Cocktail.
With its simple wooden decor, and a relaxed atmosphere, the Amigo Leal brings out the true essence of a typical German pub along the Rhine. A great place for local businessmen as well as working professionals to hang out at after a long day at the office, this pub offers quality grub and alcohol. Pastries, chops, fillets and sandwiches top the menu charts here. Thanks to its fantastic atmosphere and welcoming charm, the Amigo Leal is a must visit if around the Vila Buarque area.