Top things to do

Top Choice Pizza in Encarnación


When a restaurant makes the claim that you eat free if you don´t like the food, you can be pretty sure it's going to be good. Benndo offers a mixed menu of Mexican dishes, crazily good pizzas and gigantic sandwiches…
Top Choice European in Encarnación


With a chef who studied in Paris, formal waiters and a more refined atmosphere than other city restaurants, Milord is widely regarded as the place to be seen by fine diners. The menu is varied and inventive and, des…
Top Choice Japanese in Encarnación


This place has top-notch Japanese food and is a deserved local favorite with unbelievable udon, super sushi and tempting tofu dishes. Food fit for a Japanese crown prince.
Brazilian in Encarnación

Churrasquería Novo Rodeio

All you can eat meats, salads and pastas at the most established Brazilian buffet in the city. Attentive service and music at weekends. A great feed, but discipline is required to avoid overdoing it! Located in a sm…
Italian in Encarnación

La Piccola Italia

Great-value pizza and pasta in huge portions served in distinctly Mediterranean surroundings. This is probably your best bet if you want to eat well on a tight budget.
Monument in Encarnación

Sambadromo Carnaval

The Sambadromo (carnival parade ground) is along Av Costanera, which is Encarnación's main strip for nightlife.
Sandwiches in Encarnación


Choose your own fillings to knock up gigantic subs or three-tier sandwiches. A great way to eat well for less.
Ice Cream in Encarnación

Heladería Mako

Delicious pastry delights, artisanal ice cream, great coffee and magazines make this well worth the trek.
Notable Building in Encarnación

Former House of Stroessner

The former house of dictator Alfredo Stroessner is now a private university just behind the bus terminal.
Fast Food in Encarnación


Habib's is the best bet for local specialty lomito Arabe.