Paraná drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Cafe in Curitiba

Rause Cafe + Vinho

At its heart, this is a retro coffeehouse (choose from specialty Bahia and Minas coffees, brewed in a variety of pour-over methods), but there's a great selection of eats as well (wild boar and gorgonzola risotto, f…
Top Choice Bar in Curitiba

Hop'N Roll

The hophead assault on this excellent craft beer bar's 32 draft options – served in proper pints – is relentless. Aficionados will find the lion's share of local and southern Brazil's artisanal beers either on draft…
Top Choice Live Music in Foz do Iguaçu

Zeppelin Old Bar

Outstanding bar serving up excellent cocktails and live music that spans the gamut from grunge to reggae. The beautiful people congregate from Thursday onwards.
Craft Beer in Curitiba

We Are Bastards

There's no better way to introduce yourself, or your beer, than shooting straight from the hip: we are bastards! One of Curitiba's best breweries, the bar occupies a whitewashed historic mansion in Água Verde. You'l…
Craft Beer in Foz do Iguaçu

Mestre Cervejeiro

Part of a national chain promoting beer culture, this upscale beer shop features three taps as well as over 300 bottles of Brazilian and international brews. It's not a bar per se, but it's a good time for craft bee…
Bar in Paranaguá

Toca do Barril

This cozy cantina is Paranaguá's best, serving up a good mix of bottled craft beers from Curitiba and Santa Catarina (plus a few Belgian stragglers), good burgers (from R$23) and live rock and MPB (Thursday to Satur…
Coffee in Paranaguá


For what it's worth, this small cafe inside A Página Livrarias bookshop is Paraguaná's intellectual ground zero. There's espresso (from R$5) served alongside a proper shot of carbonated water.
Cafe in Ilha do Mel

Ilha do Mel Cafe

This charming blue house is on the path between Nova Brasília and Farol das Conchas. It has wi-fi for non-paying customers (per hour R$5), average snacks, the island's best espresso (R$5), rooms for rent (from R$330…
Bar in Foz do Iguaçu

Rafain Chopp

A breezy outdoor drinking den along Av Jorge Schimmelpfeng with an unbeatable happy hour if you're feeling like Brazilian chopp (50% draft discounts Monday to Friday, 4pm to 8pm) and decent Brazilian boteco food.
Bar in Foz do Iguaçu

Capitão Bar

This buzzy and friendly staple has a big terrace, well-poured chopp (beer) and a menu of pizza and other food.