Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Campo Grande

Museu das Culturas Dom Bosco

Built on the site of a bororo burial ground, this superb museum is divided into two parts. One is a collection of over 10,000 insects and stuffed flora and fauna, while the other is a visually striking, unmissable i…
Top Choice Churrascaria in Campo Grande

Gaucho Gastão

On weekends in particular, this family-run churrascaria heaves with local families while the waiters are a whirlwind of skewers featuring succulent cuts of beef and pork, chicken hearts, grilled pineapple and all th…
Top Choice Seafood in Campo Grande

Casa do Peixe

This place rightfully deserves its reputation as the best peixaria (fish restaurant) in town, with a superior buffet accompanying the hearty mains. The rodízio is an awesome way to acquaint yourself with pintado, pa…
Brazilian in Campo Grande

Varandas do Pantanal

At this very local spot, homesick Corumbá transplants gather for true Pantaneiro cuisine. Standout dishes include sarrabulho (a hearty stew made with hearts, kidneys and liver) and arroz pantaneiro (rice cooked with…
Mexican in Campo Grande

Guacamole

The owners have opted for an uber-Mexican theme (think primary colors and psychedelic cacti) and decided to run with it a few miles. Luckily, the dishes (chalupas, tacos, enchiladas, alambres, ceviche...) are all re…
Brazilian in Campo Grande

Fogo Caipira

The best dishes at this regional institution require an advance order, such as the galinhada (chicken stew, six hours, R$61) or pacu recheado (a tasty fish stuffed with manioc and spices, three hours, R$65). It’s pr…
Wine Bar in Campo Grande

Territorio do Vinho

Stylish, jazz-tinged wine bar and restaurant by night and equally classy lunch spot on weekends, Territorio do Vinho is the place to acquaint yourself with Brazilian wines (though you can choose from hundreds of oth…
Italian in Campo Grande

Cantina Romana

Shock-value old school Italian cantina and pizzeria, going strong since 1978. Attentive service, mega portions and authentic surroundings to indulge yourself in. We're big fans of their gnocchi alla siciliana. If yo…
Market in Campo Grande

Feira Central

A great market worth a stroll, this massive open-air food and shopping court is lined with Japanese soba-noodle joints and other eateries, as well as some indigenous crafts and leatherwork. It’s packed with revelers…
Museum in Campo Grande

Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Mato Grosso do Sul (MARCO)

Just outside the northern gate of Parque das Nações Indígenas, this compact but well-presented modern art museum showcases a permanent collection of works both by local talent and temporary exhibits by other Brazili…