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Tucanos Brazilian Grill

) #51 of 1,416 Restaurants in Albuquerque $$ - $$$ , Gluten Free Options
110 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3409
+1 505-246-9900
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“skewers” (53 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Brazilian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
110 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3409
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1 - 10 of 405 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Arrived here for lunch one day while on business in Albuquerque, some local people had told us we just had to eat here. We were certainly not disappointed. The lunch menu and items available were fantastic, the continued to come around with different types of...More

Thank AZTraveler94
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was fresh, service was wonderful, and the noise level was relatively low. The only negatives were that the ladies rest room was dirty. I've never experienced this before at this Tucanos, so I'm willing to think that is was a blip. But it...More

Thank Liz R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was packed! Great salad bar with lots of choices. Rice and beans and sweet plantains! Plenty of meat to eat. They will come by your table as long as you keep your wood block in the green side. Their lemonade was fabulous. The...More

Thank joselito1959
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words!

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We had come into Albuquerque for a family funeral and chose to go here for a dinner. What an amazing place!!! The food was delicious, the staff were absolutely gracious & delightful, and we walked away so full & content. Great for the money. Our...More

Thank Kari G
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thank you for your kind words!

Reviewed 8 May 2017

What a fun place to go for a celebration! We've been for Birthdays a few times now and have always had such a nice experience. Amazing salad bar, great meat and service and a neat atmosphere.

Thank MamaGina1
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I have only been to a Brazilian Grill once before, but this was a planned family activity. Before they start coming to your table, there is a nice salad bar which features pasta, shrimp, bread. I think you could fill up on this first! That...More

Thank Mary Ann E
Reviewed 18 April 2017

For meat lovers, this buffet is a good choice for a special occasion or splurge. The meats were grilled perfectly and the servers kept up with our table of 16. It was a business lunch and service was quick so we kept on schedule. Vegetarians...More

Thank Carmela L
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I use to love this restaurant for special occasions but not any more. Servers must be over worked. I never saw one of them smile. They were on auto pilot. There are a ton of choices but everything was overpowered by salt and just not...More

Thank GiggleOn
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We strive to provide top notch service and even better food. We are truly sorry to hear that you did not receive the service that we have become known for. We will be...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

This place, IMO, is a step down from other churascas I've been to. First of all, it was incredible noisy, and much more casual in terms of service and décor. The salad bar was nothing special. They did have a wide variety of meats and...More

Thank CarolfromTX
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for your visit and your review. We are a fun and festive churrascaria, inspired by the beaches of Rio de Janeiro. It's great to hear that you saw a great value for your experience. We are sorry that we did not deliver the...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Meats grilled to your desired perfection,a well-stocked salad bar with peel-and-eat shrimp and tasty soups, fruits, breads, and a wide variety of veggies. Great drinks (alcoholic or not--the lemonade is delicious) and all of this is all-you-can-eat. Don't make the mistake of coming if you're...More

Thank swpr0f
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

We can't wait to fill you up again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 24
Cuisine
Brazilian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3409
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Raynolds Addition
  • Neighbourhood: Raynolds Addition
  • Phone Number: +1 505-246-9900
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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