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 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…
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…
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…
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…
Self-Serve in Campo Grande

Comitiva Pantaneira

A massive per-kilo swarming with locals digging into seriously good pantaneira cowboy cuisine.
Seafood in Campo Grande


One of the city’s best peixarias (fish restaurants). The pintado in a tomato stew with banana mandioca (cassava) incites tears of culinary joy.
Bar in Campo Grande


A beautiful candlelit bar in a restored house, full of local art. The intimate space attracts an artistic crowd, which comes for the live jazz and MPB nightly and upscale tereré (drinking).
Bar in Campo Grande

Cachaçaria Brasil

Samba, over 100 kinds of cachaça (sugarcane alcohol), an extensive food and drink menu, pool tables, nightly live music and live futebol make this Campo Grande’s in place for a crowd of all ages.
Contemporary in Campo Grande

Casa Colonial

The walk-in wine cellar is the first thing that catches your eye when you enter this sophisticated bar-restaurant, which oozes medieval romance.