Savassi - Eating, Nightlife & Shopping in Belo Horizonte - LikeALocal Guide

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Why locals love it

An area filled with bars, restaurantes and small shops. Locals usually find everything they need in Savassi and they usually come here very often. It's visited 9-5 and after hours by locals and tourists that visit the city.

Why you should visit it

You will sense a little bit of Belo's vibe around this area. If you like eating, shopping, drinking, cultural activities or only watching the flow of the city you definitively should visit Savassi. From here you can extend your visit to Praça da Liberdade and the museums around the square.

Special tip

You could taste typical food from Minas Gerais in Dona Lucinha or try Brazil's northeast food like Moqueca or Acarajé in Baiana do Acarajé.

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3 Comments

great area to find many bars and restaurants
michael
Local
November 10, 2017
Lots of little shops, boutiques and great local food like pão de queijo (typical cheese rolls), coffee shops and beer. Side walk tables are common and a great way to people watch. Live music in some places. Nice to walk around.
Sil
Local
December 1, 2016
It all started because of a bakery. In the 30's, the italian Amilcare Savassi set the name of his business after his surname. Over time, people came to designate the square Praça Diogo de Vasconcelos by the name of the bakery (Savassi Square) and through the years the area around the famous business earned this designation.
Alessandro
Local Guru
September 12, 2016
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