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Churrasqueira Bairrada Restaurant

144 Jericho Tpke, Mineola, NY 11501-1701
+1 516-739-3856
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“rice” (12 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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144 Jericho Tpke, Mineola, NY 11501-1701
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food, service all amazing. They need to build a bigger restaurant or do something about the long wait to get a table. Can be an hour plus most times!

Thank ShannonSk8s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Adequate street parking. No reservations needed, pleasant staff. Huge table salad, chickens are delicious, 4 sides included ( baked potato, potato chips home made, rice, assorted steamed vegetables. Wait staff very attentive. nice assortment of entrees, but wanted to try the recommended chickens. Really with...More

Thank GARY W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is plain and simply a good food place to eat. Nothing special, but the quality is always there and i have never been disappointed.

Thank Lawrence M
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We went there for pick up I was very disappointed with the whole thing because I had ordered the door for my birthday party and no one liked it.Chicken was very dry and over cooked rice had no flavour and the fish fillets was very...More

Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I have been to this restaurant on a number of occasions as I am a big fan of bacalao and all of the ways they make it are delicious. This past Sunday I tried a recipe I had not tried before. The bacalao was baked...More

Thank Angel C
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This place cranks out hundreds and hundreds of pounds of chicken, beef, pork, etc. every night. Genuine Portuguese barbecue food in a restaurant that looks like you walked into Lisbon. I got the whole roasted chicken and pork loin to go. When I got it...More

Thank zingle1
Reviewed 17 June 2017

My group of 6 was looking for a place to eat last night and we called Bairrada - we were told there were plenty of empty tables (they don't take reservations) - we called a second time 5 minutes later and got the same answer...More

Thank DCH1216
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Four gentlemen enjoying dinner on a Friday night. Coronas and margaritas were half price. Two of us had the unlimited meat special (price was cheaper than the nearby Portuguese place). Everything tasted great and it was a lot of meat. Sides (rice, fries, beans, etc.)...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Was here with friends. Arrived for dinner at 8:30. The wait was 40 minutes. They do not take reservations. They have a nice waiting area in the back, if the weather is warm and you rather fresh air while you wait. Once seated, the service...More

Thank Jannette T
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I have been many times at Churrasqueira Restaurant. It is so good that they do not accept reservation. It is not easy to get in for dinner, but people don't mind waiting. You can also get the foot to take it home, but expect a...More

Thank tg0mide
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Diane D
5 May 2015|
Response from drwbm | Reviewed this property |
Yes I always buy a pug at Bairrada in Mineola. I've tried others and they are the best, and reliable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Jericho Tpke, Mineola, NY 11501-1701
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Mineola
  • Phone Number: +1 516-739-3856
  • E-mail
Churrasqueira Bairrada Restaurant is an authentic Portuguese rodizio renowned for its classic briquette-fired cuisine.Founded in 1992 by Manuel Carvalho, Churrasqueira quickly captured the attention of The New York Times, earning rave reviews and a frenetic following that continues to this day. Fame for its chicken and its spirited atmosphere and celebrity sightings as well as its flavorful fare, Churrasqueira is a source of pride for Mineola’s large Portuguese population – and a staple for anyone that loves classic latin and portuguese cuisine.
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