Centro & the Mainland drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Microbrewery in Centro & the Mainland

Cervejaria Cozalinda

True to its name, Cozalinda (a play on coisa linda, a beautiful thing) is a cozy and colorful Coqueiros brewery. You'll find 20 taps, most of which are dedicated to experimental sours and lambics, some of which have…
Top Choice Coffee in Centro & the Mainland

Arbor Café

If any evidence was needed that the Brazilian coffee scene has changed (outside of São Paulo, that is), look no further than the adorable to-go espresso cups at this fair-trade cafe in Centro. Plenty of pour-over op…
Boteco in Centro & the Mainland

Boteco Zé Mané

It's worth the trek to the mainland for this fantastic boteco (bar) along the Via Gastrônomica in Coqueiros. Jazzed-up caipirinhas (R$21) – like bergamot with passion fruit or jabuticaba (a grape-like fruit) with ba…
Bar in Centro & the Mainland

Gato Mamado

Revelers spill out onto the sidewalk at this tiny bar – the 'Fucked Up Cat!' – that is Centro's happy hour king. Rarely seen craft beers (Itajahy, Bierland, PrimerÓH, Handwerck, Vedu) spill from 10 taps; the crowd t…
Gay in Centro & the Mainland

Jivago Social Club

Jivago Social Club is one of Floripa's hottest gay clubs – expect bright lights, parlor games and DJ's spinning pop, Brazilian funk and electronica.
Gay in Centro & the Mainland

Concorde Club

A trashy classic, where the intense dance floor pulses to a heavy bass, while swirling bodies lose themselves in the flashing lights. Three bars ensure that dancers do not get dehydrated.
Gay in Centro & the Mainland

1007 Floripa

A GLS (Gays, Lesbians and Sympathetics) dive catering to a 20-something crowd.