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The 7 Best Coffee Shops In Sao Paulo

A third wave of coffee has been sweeping over the world in the last decade, with great coffee fast becoming the norm. So, why not see where to find the best coffee in Sao Paulo?

A whole range of passionate coffee enthusiasts have been redefining our expectations and educating both the consumers and other people entering the coffee industry. Those are the coffee shops we wanted to celebrate today. Some are big, and some are small, but they are all equally passionate about their product.

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1. Sofá Café

A beautifully designed room where the focus is very much on their love for coffee and pleasing their very discerning customers.

The drinks look absolutely beautiful and are presented with great fanfare and panache. As well as looking good they actually taste world class as well.

2. Coffee Lab

Coffee Lab is a quality roasting, tasting and brewing lab focused on micro batches with unique features, eco-social responsibility and foot-to-package traceability.

They teach the next wave of baristas who are ready and waiting to churn out brilliant coffee. The sort of place where if you cut the people here they would bleed coffee.

3. Takko Cafe

Takko Cafe is a real speciality coffee champion in Sao Paulo, showcasing some incredible high-altitude beans. The space is small but the brews here are mighty – you may as well be in one of the top coffee capitals in the world when you’re here.

It’s no wonder Takko Cafe is known for serving some of the best coffee in Sao Paulo.

4. Beni Café

A bustling room where their coffee is every bit as much loved as their food. They serve great breakfast, sweet treats that are all absolutely perfect for matching up with their rich and tasty coffee. A delightful place to spend some time and sip on a tasty cup of joe.

5. Isso é Café

Isso é Café (aka This is Coffee!) sources its amazing coffee beans directly from the cafe owner’s farm, Felipe Croce. This is as best a bean-to-cup experience as you can get when it comes to the best coffee in Sao Paulo. The baristas are super passionate and will brew you your coffee in a variety of ways.

best coffee sao paulo

6. The Little Coffee Shop

This tiny but mighty coffee shops claims it’s the “the smallest specialty coffee shop in  the world.” That might just be true: it’s less than 20 square feet. But don’t be fooled by the size, this is where you’ll find one of the best coffees in the town.

best coffee sao paulo
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7. KOF x- King of the Fork

KOF is a haven for cyclists and coffee lovers – it sells both fresh brews and bike gear. It’s a cosy spot in Pinheiros that is a popular place for a refreshing cup of coffee. KOF stands for King of the Fork, a word play on the well-known ‘KOM King of the Mountain’, an award given to the rider who performed the best on a climb.

best coffee sao paulo

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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