Top Choice Bar in Cuiabá


If you like your beer bem gelada (nice and cold) and it's another baking Cuiabá day, the Choppão is heaven. Ice-insulated tankards keep the chope (draft beer) glacial the whole way down. A wide range of traditional …
Top Choice Wine Bar in Campo Grande

Território do Vinho

A stylish, jazz-tinged wine bar by night and equally classy lunch spot on weekends, Territorio do Vinho is the place to acquaint yourself with Brazilian and international wines. The food? Gourmet Italian-Brazilian. …
Microbrewery in Bonito & Around

Bonito Beer

This tiny microbrewery is in the heart of things. You buy a refillable token, grab a glass and pour your own from the selection of taps out front (our favorite was the American pale ale). Minimum charge is R$30, whi…
Bar in Cuiabá


The romantic outdoor seating of this sizable bar and restaurant is a fine spot to be on a balmy Cuiabá night. There's good food here, but the real stars of the show are the excellent drinks, especially the elaborate…
Boteco in Campo Grande

Bar Mercearia

A handsome corner bar decked out in historic style to resemble São Paulo botecos of the 1930s. Football shirts and beer posters reflect the main two obsessions here, but it's the wraparound exterior seating under th…
Bar in Cuiabá


If pretensions aren’t your bag but drunk, dancing Brazilians are, then give this traditional bar in the old town a try. It’s not easy on the eye, but let the Skols flow and you may find yourself having more fun than…
Bar in Bonito & Around

Taboa Bar

A graffiti-clad institution on the main drag where locals and travelers converge over the house special: pinga (cachaça) with honey, cinnamon and guaraná. The food ain't bad either, but the service is lacking. Live …
Bar in Corumbá

Viva Bella

Viva Bella is perched precariously on a hillside over the Rio Paraguai. From the outdoor deck, watch the sunsets over the Pantanal while sipping beer or caipirinhas, or turn up later for live music (Thursday to Satu…
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.
Bar in Corumbá

Dolce Cafe

Locals with huge tankards of beer pack the outdoor tables at this hugely popular cafe in the evenings. The food – fried chicken, burgers and more – is the ideal accompaniment to watching soccer on the big screen.