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Churrascaria Plataforma

) #116 of 9,243 Restaurants in New York City $$$$ Steakhouse, , Latin
316 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-7391
+1 212-245-0505
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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00:00 - 23:59All hours
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Latin, Barbecue, South American, Gluten Free Options
316 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-7391
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow. This place is fantastic. Beautiful atmosphere. Elegant, yet comfortable. A full accomplished staff. There is salad bar in the center. Many amazing selections. A few hot choices. Hen they give you a button. Green means keep the meat coming. Every cut imaginable. Three or...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my boyfriend here for dinner on a birthday trip into NYC. He's a meat lover and said that his meal was one of the best he's ever had! It was very good--I completely enjoyed all of the meat options but my favorite was...More

Thank redallen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Classic meat eaters paradise. Brilliant execution of a fun concept with impeccable New York service and an impressive buffet (don't overdo it!). The key is to be patient and not get full on either the buffet or the cheaper meat cuts, and know when to...More

Thank steveinlondon2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i went there with friends looking for some good food in good company. Unfortunately this is far from any real churrascaria if you know any from Brazil - the salad bar is there, the waiters came around with new portions of different meats so it...More

Thank Wojtek S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are a meat loving family and have tried charuscaria around the world and all over the states. Plataforma is absolutely the best. The service is fantastic and the food and drink is great from A to Z. We start with the capirinha and then...More

Thank daisylarry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first experience with a Brazilian steakhouse and 2 days later I am still trying to recuperate. We went here after a Broadway show to celebrate by sons graduation. We were 45 minutes early for our reservation but they took us (8) right...More

Thank Howard R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first trip to a Brazilian Steakhouse but we thought it was a wonderful experience. The dining experience was entertaining. The staff was friendly and the service was phenomenal. There were 15 varieties of meat and the salad, sides and deserts were all...More

Thank blrlaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The meat is really very well cooked and the service is efficient and friendly. Wines are expensive, but they have an interesting selection of local wines. Salad bar is poor, but who goes to a meat restaurant to eat salad?

Thank seasonedvisitor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for dinner on a Saturday evening, we were seated in the lower section at the far end of the restaurant. It was very crowded and a bit of a challenge to even get to our section. I must say that walking past the buffet...More

Thank Nadasguys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to go for a Brazilian all you can eat experience. All the meats were tasty and the food on the buffet bar was equally good as well. My wife and I have gone to several of these restaurants and this one did not...More

Thank GG718
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hello i just wanted to know if i can skip the pork ?
6 March 2017|
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Response from Kristian S | Reviewed this property |
Sure you can. The various meet is presented at table and you decide what you want. There is a wide selection and not much pork - I also preferred the beef.
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Are thinking of coming Saturday night for a pre-theatre dinner. Party has children. Is this an appropriate place for children? Is there a reduced price prix fix for children?
2 December 2016|
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Response from johnfD8600OC | Reviewed this property |
While it is family friendly and there are reduced children rates, it really comes down to how behaved they are...pre-teens (even younger) who are well behaved will be welcome. If you are the type of parents who let your... More
Was it 65 dollars each..or for two.
3 March 2016|
Response from Plata4ma | Property representative |
Hi. It's $64.95 per person on Fridays and Saturdays and $62.95 from Sunday through Thursday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 80
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-7391
    (Between 8th and 9th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: N, R, W trains to 49th Street, 1 train to 50th Street & C, E Trains to 50th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-245-0505
  • E-mail
Churrascaria Plataforma is a Rodizio style restaurant. Rodizio is a method of serving meat that originated in the south of Brazil in the early 1800's. The concept is to serve a wide variety of different cuts of beef - sirloin, baby beef, top round, skirt steak, short ribs, brisket, rib eye; pork - ham, pork ribs, sausage, pork loin, suckling pig; chicken - chicken legs, chicken hearts; turkey - wrapped in bacon; lamb, fish, etc. in succession, to each diner individually right at their table. A meal typically begins with a trip to the gourmet salad bar, which features a variety of vegetables and composed salads in addition to four hot dishes. We also serve a selection of side dishes at your table. The main course, the highlight of the meal, will start when you flip your coaster-sized "chip" from the red side to the green side, signaling the meat cutters you're ready to be served. Winner of Three Consecutive NYC Health Dept "Golden Apple Award".
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