The pastel colors and the wildlife photos adorning the walls gives Lelis Peixaria a different kind of charm. This fish destination which is one of the best in the city specializes on different kinds of river fish and alligator. From barbecued fish to stews and fish steaks, the dishes are absolutely amazing and delicious. Showcasing 26 varieties of fish, this tourist spot opened its doors in 2006 and has since then been on the top of the culinary map of Cuiabá.
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.
Restaurante e Peixaria Okada is a well appointed fish restaurant that has been delighting fish lovers since 1983. The delicious and flaky offerings comes in various forms such as baked, stews, grilled, fried and more. The menu is so extensive that it can get flummoxing. Ask the helpful servers for a suggestion if you are unsure and you will advised rightly. Serving fresh river water fish, the eatery is always brimming with people and weekends are difficult to get a seat. Its advisable to reserve your seat much ahead. Okada also has a kids play house where your little ones can enjoy while you relish your dining experience.
Haru Cozinha Oriental at the Popular neighborhood is one of the popular Japanese restaurants in the city. They have a branch at Jardim das Américas as well. The elegant ambiance and the creative presentation complements each other well. This cozy eatery has a fine menu that is full of delicious dishes and the attentive staff will help you if you are unsure of what to order. The fare is a beautiful blend of the modern and traditional. Haru is a good place for a memorable Japanese dining experience.
Regionalissimo is the best place to taste the local cuisine as every region of Brazil has a different one to offer. Established in 1982 to promote the food culture of Cuiabá, this restaurant has undergone many changes in terms of management and location. Yet has retained the flavor and authenticity of the dishes. Nestled in a late 19th-century building which was the site of the old Municipal Public Market, the eatery shares its space with Museu do Rio. Its rustic decor adds to the charm of this place.
Originale Di Parma may sound Italian but it is a modern, contemporary restaurant where the cuisine isn't limited to one region or country. Focusing on an international fare that appeals to different palates, the menu is varied, creative and certainly delicious. The decor is eclectic as well. The pastel walls are adorned with many frames and the high ceilings are decorated with lanterns and oil cans which gives it a cozy and warm feel. Relish your meal with beer from their wide beer list. Chances are you will want to come back for more.
Established in 1988, Pizza na Pedra in Praça Popular area of Cuiabá offers some of the best pizzas in the city. With an option of outdoor seating, it makes for a fantastic eat out during better weathers. Offering a large selection of toppings, Pizza na Pedra also boasts of an eclectic wine collection and a range of local and internationally brewed beer, wines that make for the perfect accompaniment with your rustic Italian meal.
Taberna Portuguese has been delighting diners with their Portuguese cuisine since 1979. Serving authentic dishes, the cod and other seafood delicacy have been crowd favorites for decades now. There are a few meat and chicken platters for those who are not into seafood which are equally delicious. Complement your meal with wine from their impressive cellar. Reservations are highly recommended for this restaurant.
Cedros Restaurante has been serving delicious Lebanese cuisine since 1989. From its humble origins as a snack joint to a full fledged eatery, this place serves one of the best Arab dishes in the neighborhood. The brainchild of brothers Marco and Deyse Maymone, Cedros is a simple restaurant that is high on flavors. The food is the star here and nothing else. So if you are looking for a fancy spot, this ain't one. But if you are craving for good Middle Eastern fare, then Cedros Restaurante is where you have to go.
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.