The 10 Best Bars In Brasilia, Brasil

Ricarda Reininger

In Brazil‘s capital city visitors will find a big range of different restaurants and bars for having a tasty drink and dining in an extraordinary ambience. Read this guide for the best traditional and speciality bars in Brasília.


1. Stadt Bier

Stadt Bier

Stadt Bier means ‘City Beer’ in English and is the first brewery in the traditional German style to open in Brasília. They brew several types of beers and additionally they serve substantial German dishes. This brewery is a very popular place among not only the inhabitants of the city but also tourists, and they regularly organise live music concerts on weekends. Stadt Bier is not only a place for sitting and chatting with friends while drinking and listening to music, it is also a place for having fun and to shake a leg.
Stadt Bier, SIG, Quadra 6, Lote 2190, s/n, Zona Industrial, Brasília – DF, Brazil, +55 61 3344 6777

2. Paradiso Cine Bar

Bar, Cocktail Bar, Brazilian

Empório da Cachaça
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Paradiso Cine Bar is an extraordinary cocktail bar in Brasília. It is adjacent to a cinema and has to be entered by stairs covered with a red carpet. On the wall there are pictures of movie scenes and artists, which creates a very special atmosphere. This bar knows how to prepare cocktails in a huge range of visual variations, and how to surprise with special taste experiences. But also their meals are oriented on movie classics, like the big kahuna burger, which is a tribute to the movie Pulp Fiction by Quentin Tarantino.

3. Empório da Cachaça

Empório da Cachaça

Empório da Cachaça specializes in the spirit Cachaça and serves this with love. Guests can choose from a huge range of different cachaças, but also have beer. This place has a very comfortable atmosphere and has a relaxing outside area. It is the perfect place for tasting new things, having a delicious dinner with friends and watching soccer during a sports screening.
Empório da Cachaça, 314 Norte, Bloco D, Loja 03, Asa Norte, Brasília – DF, Brazil, +55 61 3349 2299

4. Victrola

Bar, Cocktail Bar, Brazilian

Bar do Mercado
© Grupo Jorge Ferreira/Flickr
Victrola opened its doors in 2014, and the bar is still a great insider’s tip for drinking in the city. Guests can choose from more than 40 types of beers from around the world, have a delicious cocktail, or drink one of the selected wines. Victrola presents a very homely and personal atmosphere, which is mainly created by the brick wall covered with pictures and the small shelf full of vinyl. Guests have the option to play their own music or get surprised as the bar’s collection has old Brazilian classics as well as soul and blues music or the good old rock music.

5. Bar Do Mercado

Bar, Market, Brazilian, American

In a very unique environment, in the Public Market of Brasília, we find Bar do Mercado. It is one of those rare traditional places in the city, with both soul and history. Every corner of this bar is decorated and furnished with a high attention to detail, creating a unique ambience. At Bar do Mercado, guests take advantage of the offered beers and selected wines from the cellar, and have the option to take a look at the market. In this surrounding this bar definitely is worth visiting.

6. Paulicéia Bar e Restaurante

Bar, Restaurant, Brazilian

Bar Brahma, Brasília
© Grupo Jorge Ferreira/Flickr
With a very simple interior and without any unnecessary clutter, this mix of bar and restaurant impresses with the quality of the served drinks and foods. Paulicéia Bar e Restaurante is a popular place among locals, and is almost the second home of some people. It offers a very welcoming atmosphere, where guests can have juicy grilled rump steak, which is still pink inside, accompanied by a really cold beer. But Paulicéia is also known for their excellent preparation of the traditional Brazilian stew, named feijoada (the main ingredients are beans, pork and beef). This is the place for meeting with friends and taking advantage of the culinary art, in a place that feels like granny’s kitchen. Do not miss it.

7. Bar Brahma

Bar, Brazilian

Bar Brahma sees itself as the legacy of the great Jorge Ferreira, who created a lot of Brazilian bars and restaurants as spaces offering a combination of simple gastronomy, culture, live music and literature to a high standard. Therefore it is the perfect place for exchanges and gatherings of friends or meeting new people. Bar Brahma is popular among both locals and tourists, and their success surely owes to their cultural program, especially their live music evenings.

8. Bar Godofredo

Bar, Brazilian

Bar Godofredo is a very special type of bar. The interior is a successful mixture of Oriental decoration, modern elements and living room furnishing, like comfortable upholstered armchairs. In dimmed light guests can enjoy this very cosy and homely atmosphere, listening to good music and having a drink. Also their food is recommended, as all dishes are served with high attention to detail. Come and have a look at Bar Godofredo.

9. Mormaii Surf Bar

Bar, Japanese

Sunset at Paranoá Lake
© João Guilherme de Carvalho Barbosa/Flickr
Mormaii Surf Bar has become the place for sports and beach lovers, and is the place to see and to be seen. It is located directly at the Paranoá Lake and brings a beach and sea feeling to this inland city. Mormaii Surf Bar hosts the wakeboarding championships every year. They offer tasty light and healthy dishes, like sandwiches, crêpes and salads, but also Japanese meals are served at the lunch buffet. Come and enjoy the beautiful sunset there , while having a delicious cocktail.

10. Piratas Bar

Bar, Cocktail Bar, French

Piratas Bar has everything which to do with pirates. They do everything to transport their guests in the age of piracy and create a special atmosphere. For example, the waiters and waitresses are dressed like pirates, and the main drinks on offer are rum and beer. But cocktails will be served, and, if wished, guests can enjoy one of their substantial meals with meat and sausages accompanied by potatoes and French fries. If you want to dive into another world and experience an unforgettable night, this is the place to be.

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