Mahalo Cozinha Criativa is one of the best contemporary restaurants in the city that has taken inspiration from various cuisines and tweaked it to create a delicious menu. The ever increasing fan following of this lovely eatery bears the fact to its popularity. The warm ambiance along with its huge windows are very appealing, making it a place for even special occasions. Complement your meal with a wine from their impressive wine cellar which has from 11 countries. Don't forget to indulge in the desserts which are truly delightful.
Ditado, which is the Portuguese word for Saying/Phrase, is an apt name for this pub, which is a great place to meet up with friends and have endless conversations over food and drinks. The major draw at Ditado Popular, is its beer, which has even received a seal of approval by the Real Academia do Chopp. Nestled in Cuiabá's eatery hub, Praça Popular, the beautiful structure was designed by Atilio and Ulisses Calhao. The space is an expansive one, with tables and chairs neatly lined up; guests can also choose a seat at the breezy patio. Nightly musical acts, add to the lively ambiance of this place.
Get a taste of the Brazilian country pub life, while in Cuiaba, at Valley Pub. The establishment is well-furnished in a shade of brown, with red drapes adding in a vibrancy. The walls are adorned with antiques and desert paraphernalia. Sip on delicious vodkas, whiskeys, wines and the traditional cocktails. A menu of local and international treats are also on offer. Occasional musical acts, add to the liveliness of this place. Valley Pub opens its doors at 8:30p.
Since opening its doors in 2009, Tom Choppin has become a haven for night-birds in Cuiabá. The moniker Tom Choppin, has been inspired by Brazilian musical genius Antônio Carlos Jobim, who was lovingly called Tom Jobim. Music, food and drinks is what this bar thrives on, and is the kind of life Tom Jobim liked to live, making this an apt dedication to him. Every night local musicians take the stage and fill this place up with lively national tunes like MPB (Brazilian Popular Music) and choro.
Established in 2012, Nuun nightclub is located in an early 20th-century structure, in the heart of Cuiabá. The place was revamped to house a trendy nightlife space, but the colonial facade was retained, giving it a historic charm. International DJs liven it up with hip-hop, house, disco and techno music. Party folks can take to the wide dance floor and groove to these beats. If you're tired, replenish yourself with some refreshing drinks and the offerings at the sushi bar.
This late night destination has been a staple since 1974. Choppao is always packed with people enjoying its local delicacies and has an eclectic clientele. It is no wonder to find a politician, journalist, a reveller, friends or travelers here. It has been the meeting point for many locals for decades now and a landmark for those on a gastronomic journey. The affable restaurant may not be fancy but delivers high on taste.
Bar do Edgare is where you should go to experience local night-life. Established in 1973, Bar do Edgare has been delighting patrons with its casual ambiance for over 35 years. The chilled beer accompanied by traditional light fares, keeps customers coming back for more. Occasionally local musicians take the stage, and enthrall all with their melodies. Bar do Edgare is quite close to the Arena Pantanal, and is a great place to down beers after watching a football match.