In her own home a few blocks behind the historic district, Norma cooks up real-deal barreado (meat stew) true to its original recipe (simmered for 24 hours in an earthen clay pot), a less commercialized version than…
What is likely the city's most sophisticated restaurant is an offshoot of one of the town's other good restaurants, Danubio Azul, post-family feud. You'll see dishes on the à la carte dinner menu you won't find else…
The centro histórico's best restaurant does excellent fish preparations and a tasty filet mignon among bland decor but stretching water views. At lunch it's a high-quality por-kilo buffet.
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…
Housed in an 18th-century Jesuit college, this surprisingly great museum displays indigenous artifacts, primitive and folk art, and old tools and machines.
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.
For a variety of cheap eats in a colonially draped food court, head inside the Mercado do Café. Pastel do Kubo is is a particular favorite among the parnanguara (pastels from R$5).
The oldest of the city’s colonial churches is Igreja de NS do Rosário, parts of which date to 1578.
The 18th-century Igreja de São Benedito was built specifically for the town’s slaves in honor of Benedict the Moor, the patron saint of slaves.
The 18th-century Igreja São Francisco das Chagas was built in the baroque style specifically for the town’s slaves.