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Hocca Bar

#64 of 36,488 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
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Neighbourhood:
Centro
Brazilian, Bar, Portuguese, South American
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Rua da Cantareira 306 | Mercado Municipal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01024-000, Brazil
(11) 3227.6938
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08:00 - 18:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

super busy restaurant with reason. majorly packed and a diet long line, but we'll worth the wait. their mirtabella sandwich is like nothing I have tasted. just perfectly different.

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Thank Miguel L
Lisbon, Portugal
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82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A trip to Mercado Municipal alone is worth it, but it's impossible going there and stay away from the renowned Ceratti mortadella sandwich, and the ones from Hocca Bar are among the favorite. They do have other things in the menu, but really, when locals tell you to sit and say the magic words 'You have to try this'...

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Thank Vitor B
Nashville, TN
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123 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

If you visit Sao Paulo, visiting the Mercado Municipal and Hocca and having the mortadella and the pastel de bacalao is a must. Staff are helpful. Food is outstandingly good. Timeliness of food arriving after ordering was crazy fast. The long lines move quick so don't fret if it is 40-50 people deep.

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Thank SOKYFARMER
Porto, Portugal
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is very very typical joint in the amazing city of Sao Paulo. If you go there this place and the Mercado itself are a must! Fair prices, very crowded but the food is amazing. The "pastel" (a local delicacy) is also very good.

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Thank Ricardo O
Hawthorne, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Great - Clean and affordable prices on lots of food. Would go back there again! located in the second floor- with fast service. get ready to be in a crowed place- Lots of people everywhere! Prices not too bad!

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1 Thank I8184NYdaniell
Sao Paulo, SP
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I always decide to eat at Hocca Bar at Mercado Municipal de São Paulo. Food Quality is perfect and this last time we had a help from a waiter very very attentious. I forgot his name, I am so sorry, but you were very nice.

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1 Thank BeatrizPiffer
Dallas, TX
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322 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We had a great lunch here. It was fairly quick. The sandwiches were VERY good. The picana steak was a little too well done. The cod fish was somewhat dry. I really enjoyed the fruit drinks too. Good sized portions.

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1 Thank boymomdfw
Queenstown, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

A local friend took us here and the food was great, fast and tasty. A great hot sandwich and a cod dish. We all loved it. The food markets under this are worth looking around. We enjoyed the food so much we ordered take aways for dinner!

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1 Thank Feejmac
Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Yep, no doubt best place to get these bad boys, yes they are sickening and chock full of mortadella and cheese (depending on which one you order) but they are delicious! Besides you'll walk around the market and walk it off anyway. Yes there may be a few people and yes you may have to wait but generally the waiters... More 

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São Paulo
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Besides the Mercado Municipal location, they also have one unit at a shopping mall, where I went. Their food is really good and incredible amount in each dish. So, be careful when ordering ur food. Downside: it is always packed because of good food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Brazilian, Bar, Portuguese, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Cantareira 306 | Mercado Municipal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01024-000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: (11) 3227.6938

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centro

Neighbourhood Profile
Centro
To truly know São Paulo, you have to start at the old centre, full of history and landmarks with stories to tell. Get a taste of local food at the Municipal Market, and if you are brave enough, head to the crowded shopping street “25 de março” for cheap deals on a wide assortment of items. Beautiful buildings in this area include the Post Office Building, Luz Station, Pagé Gallery, Pateo do Colegio and the iconic “Viaduto do Chá”. If you find yourself amazed by the local language, the Museum of Portuguese Language is the place to go. Cultural centres, like Banco do Brasil’s, also offer a variety of entertainment options. Finally, if you fancy watching a Gregorian mass with organ music, stop by São Bento Monastery on a Sunday morning.
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