The Best Beach Bars And Restaurants In Florianópolis, Brazil

Ricarda Reininger

The Brazilian city of Florianópolis is the perfect place to enjoy summer, sun, sea and cocktails. This coastal city is famous for its beaches, as well as being a major party town. We list the best and most exciting beach bars and restaurants to join the fun-lovin’ crowds in Florianópolis.

1. Massimo Beach Bar

Bar, Brazilian

Sunset at Praia de Jurerê Internacional
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Massimo Beach Bar is a very welcoming place on the Barra da Lagoa Beach in the east of Santa Catarina Island. Here, guests can have mainly fried seafood and fish dishes accompanied by cold beer. There is also a daily happy hour, during which delicious and cheap cocktails are served.

2. Taikô

Bar, Restaurant, Japanese

Shrimp Cocktail
Image courtesy of Taikô
Taikô opened in 2001 and is an important reference point when it comes to Japanese food in Florianópolis. They offer an excellent kitchen that specializes in seafood and fish, but also serve sandwiches, salads and meat. Guests will find Taikô at the Jurerê Internacional Beach, and can take advantage of the beautifully constructed restaurant, bar and lounge and the relaxing possibilities at the beach.

3. P 12 - Parador Internacional

Bar, Restaurant, Brazilian

P 12 – Parador Internacional, or just P12, is located at one of the most glamorous beaches in Florianópolis, the Jurerê Internacional. P12 offers a swimming pool, an artificial beach with comfortable beds, bungalows, cabins with whirlpools and a lounge area, restaurant and bar. It opened in the year 2008, and is popular among both locals and tourists.

4. Café de La Musique

Bar, Cafe, Pub Grub

Pete da Zouk at Café de La Musique
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It is located directly at the Jurerê Internacional Beach, which was originally constructed for summer residences and is now a popular place for locals, tourists and prominent people. It is the perfect place to enjoy the totally beauty of the beach and nature. Café de La Musique is a very elegant lounge bar that organizes a lot of different events during summer and the carnival time, and specializes in electronic music.

5. Restaurante Lagoa Bonita

Restaurant, Seafood

Restaurante Lagoa Bonita is situated in a very calm and idyllic place on the Lagoa Bonita, which means ‘beautiful lake’. It is a very cosy restaurant with benches and tables made of wood, and is near a little harbor. Guests can have fresh fish from the lake, as well as seafood for lunch, but will also find here delicious regional specialities, which have their origin in the Azorean kitchen.

6. Bar do Deca

Bar, Pub Grub, Brazilian

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Guests will find Bar do Deca at the Mole Beach, where it is the last bar before reaching Galheta, the nude beach. This bar is a popular destination among Florianópolis’ gay community, and offers a lot of entertainment. Bar do Deca daily organizes events and invites excellent DJs to start the party early, in the afternoon, which continue on into the night.

7. Vereda Tropical

Bar, Restaurant, Brazilian, Seafood, Vegetarian

Vereda Tropical, Praia da Barra da Lagoa
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This bar and restaurant all-in-one combination is located at the Barra da Lagoa Beach. Vereda Tropical offers different seating arrangements, with guests either lying directly on the beach or closer to the restaurant area, where the sun loungers are made of wood and are surrounded by a little green meadow. The restaurant serves everything from burgers, Brazilian specialities and seafood to vegetarian dishes.

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