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Top Choice Brazilian in Chapada dos Guimarães

Morro dos Ventos

Head past the pride of wooden lions to find fantastic takes on regional cuisine: perfectly grilled picanha (steak) with a full entourage of sides, rice slow-cooked with chunks of pork, great slabs of grilled pintado…
Fusion in Chapada dos Guimarães

Bistrô da Mata

A romantic bistro with stupendous views, rough-hewn stone walls and an appealing outdoor terrace. The creative daily menu incorporates the likes of bacon-wrapped veal medallions with wild mushroom risotto and grille…
Viewpoint in Chapada dos Guimarães

Mirante da Chapada

The mirante (lookout), marked with a modest concrete square, is the geographic center of South America. While the monument is underwhelming, the views are magnificent! Off to your right you can see the Cuiabá skylin…
Buffet in Chapada dos Guimarães

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Come here for ridiculously cheap prices and solid, homestyle buffet fare including a skewer off the grill.
Buffet in Chapada dos Guimarães


Fill your boots without emptying your pockets at this per-kilo extravaganza just off the main square.
Ice Cream in Chapada dos Guimarães

Delícias do Cerrado

Tasty stop for ice cream and sorbet full of unusual regional flavors.
Italian in Chapada dos Guimarães


Surely the cutest restaurant in the center, with checkered tablecloths, serving a handful of select Italian plates nightly and equally good fishy mains, such as pintado with passion-fruit sauce. They are also renown…