Bar Luiz

German in Centro & Praça Mauá

Image by Tom Le Mesurier Lonely Planet

Bar Luiz first opened in 1887, making it one of the city's oldest cervejarias (pubs). A festive air fills the old saloon as diners get their fill of traditional German cooking (potato salad and smoked meats), along with ice-cold drafts – including dark beer – on tap.