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Hocca Bar

#58 of 35,985 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Brazilian, Bar, Portuguese, South American
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Rua da Cantareira 306 | Mercado Municipal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
(11) 3227.6938
08:00 - 18:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 08:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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Hawthorne, California
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Sao Paulo, SP
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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.

1 Thank BeatrizPiffer
Dallas, TX
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251 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank boymomdfw
Queenstown, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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!

1 Thank Feejmac
Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank Sosa85
São Paulo
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank danielmanier
north carolina
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508 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

I had just arrived from the US so was looking for something quick as we visited the Mercardo Municipal. Had a great sandwich of cheese fried in a pastry which was outstanding and was exactly what I was looking for in the morning after a long flight. Staff is friendly and service is good but it can get quite busy.

1 Thank anonymoussfh
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

I love the Mercado Municipal, and there are a lot of good places to eat there. Hocca maybe is the most traditional one, since it serves one of the famous mortadela sandwiches (Mortadela is, let's say, a version of Pastrami from Brazil) and also very good Pastéis (fried thin dough stuffed with delicious Codfish). It's an experience. Try going there... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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77 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Have been at Hocca a couple of times now and tried two different types of Mortadella sandwiches and one hammock sandwich. All were great and you won't need to eat anymore for a long time after your visit at Hocca. The sandwiches are huge. Just make sure you don't go during the busiest hours as the waiting time can be... More 

1 Thank Andreas K
Sao Paulo, SP
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148 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

São Paulos Market is located downtown. It has a variety os little stands from birds to food. Nice to look arround. Enjoy the cod pastrie and mortadella sandwich.

1 Thank FABIO457

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brazilian, Bar, Portuguese, South American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua da Cantareira 306 | Mercado Municipal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: (11) 3227.6938

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Staying in Centro

Neighbourhood Profile
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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