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Churrascaria Freio de Ouro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Menino Deus
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Av. Jose de Alencar, 460, Menino Deus, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
11:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:30 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
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66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not the best Churrascaria in town, but you will like it a lot, I'm sure about it. When it comes to costs, it's a fair one, if compared to the other ones. You will definitely eat a looot of good meat.

Thank Marcelo M
Porto Alegre, RS
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Freio de Ouro is a good option when looking for beef (churrasco, barbecue) in Porto Alegre. The place is nice and comfortable, and prices are OK.

Thank CharlesBonato
Sao Paulo, SP
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

This is not the best meet you can find in Porto Alegre, and buffet also is regular, but place is clean and the food os trustable.

Thank Vitor A
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Meat was outstanding - a true revelation. Salads and sides very good but not quite the same level. Very friendly and attentive staff.

Thank toontopo
Phoenix, Arizona
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400 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

Our local friends suggested this place as it is affordable but good. It is typical buffet style and although at the peak lunch time, we found the service to be quick and at an acceptable level. Not sure why the complaints from others I have read. Nice selection of meats from beef to pork to chicken to chicken hearts. Also... More 

Thank Phoenixroby
Nuremberg, Germany
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74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014 via mobile

A good food experience... Really good salad and lovely dessert buffet... Good meats. Value for money. Staff were prompt n polite. Nothing to complain about. Overall satisfying experience

Thank Tanya L
New York
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87 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2013

This barbecue place is relatively cheaper than other barbecue places in Porto Alegre. The meat is overall good, but the service is terrible. The waiters are in a bad mood and are not helpful at all. I've asked for a medium-rare picanha and the waiter gave me a well-done piece. When I mentioned the piece was well-done he took the... More 

1 Thank LorenaFortuna
Porto Alegre, RS
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2013

altough theres plenty of people working, the service is just a mess. They take too long for pretty much anything

1 Thank Rodolfo R
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2013

This is a typical rodízio in Brazil, where people go to eat meat. I went on a weekday and it was cheaper but what I didn't know is that they only serve the good meat on weekends! Cheap day, cheap meat...and they only tell you that when you are in the restaurant... terrible service. I only recommend if are ok... More 

1 Thank Bee-rj
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1,246 reviews
660 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2011

That restaurant has a wide variety of good meats, a good salad table and is not expensive. The service is on hurry and the environment is a bit noisy, so I don't recommend it for a fine dining or special occasion, but just for a rich meal.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:00
11:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Jose de Alencar, 460, Menino Deus, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio Grande do Sul (RS)  >  Porto Alegre>  > Menino Deus
  • Neighbourhood: Menino Deus
  • Phone Number: 5130295857

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?