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Tucanos Brazilian Grill

1388 S Entertainment Ave, Boise, ID 83709-8316
+1 208-343-4300
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“skewers” (43 reviews)
“chicken hearts” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Brazilian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1388 S Entertainment Ave, Boise, ID 83709-8316
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has wonderful food! There are so many different things to try and enjoy. It is on the pricey side but you can really get your money's worth if you want to. Definitely go with an empty stomach and time. It can be good...More

Thank Shayla H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am surprised to read the positive reviews for this buffet restaurant. I have been here twice and both times have found the service to be slow the food mediocre and a general feeling that I am in a crowded cattle car. I did not...More

Thank jwb444
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have gone to Tocano''s several times, and generally bring out-of-area company there for a unique, enjoyable experience. Took out-of-state company there yesterday for lunch. In the overall, was very disappointed. The service was unreasonably slow, and the food clearly recycled and limited. Will not be...More

Thank Cristine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first time was great so with my 2nd visit. It was a busy night so we have to wait for thirty minutes but it was worth it. I certainly enjoyed the grilled pineapple, chicken hearts and pretty much everything. Thank you.

Thank GeorgiaRose1968
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Very good food..A little spendy..Probably has to be for some of XXL people that go..Great salad bar and many different kinds of meat to choose from..

Thank diverbuddy67
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We love to eat here when we come to Boise. We were lucky to be here for the seafood feast, and it was delicious! I especially loved the swordfish. The Brazilian limeade is great, and I love the grilled pineapple. The teriyaki beef was especially...More

Thank KatieMarie618
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Great place in the Boise area to eat different type of meals. Nice environment, Better to book a table in Advance.

Thank luke7373
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Delicious food; wide variety of meat cuts and preparation. Grilled vegetables and pineapple as well as a fully stocked salad bar. You would need to make several visits to make it through all the optional side dishes they prepare with their walk through bars for...More

Thank 958aimeed
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We went during lunch time. There were others waiting for tables but we were a group of 3 and seated almost right away. The staff was very polite and attentive. The food was good but a lot of the side dishes were completely out at...More

Thank Kris10AP
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Love this place, food is always excellent, and the good news is, there is allot of it. Work in sales - and this place is always a hit with customer dinners. Buffet area offers tons of choices, and the meats never disappoint.

Thank cobaltcreek17
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Dana C
11 July 2017|
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Response from CremeKat | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have a bar. This is a fun experience and if you are in the mood to experiment this is the place to be. The food is excellent and the salad bar is amazing.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Brazilian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1388 S Entertainment Ave, Boise, ID 83709-8316
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-343-4300
  • E-mail
Description
Tucanos is an experiential dining, family-friendly destination that combines the unique serving style of the traditional Brazilian grilling, referred to as "churrasco" (shoe-HAS-ko) - an exhibition-style meal surrounded by flames and colors, with the flair and festivity of the beaches of Rio de Janeiro. The cuisine features specially seasoned or marinated meats and vegetables (nearly 20 varieties), grilled and then served hot off the skewers at each table until the guest's appetite is fully gratified. Guests will find one-of-a-kind touches at the restaurant abound, including the color-coded, Tucanos Cue. Placing the Tucanos cue green side up lets the entree servers know that guests would like the parade of seasoned meats, vegetables and fresh pineapple brought to the table. Expertly trained meat servers then slice sizzling portions off skewers directly onto diners' plates. Tucanos also offers an abundant and award-winning Salad Festival, featuring more than 70 items.
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