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“For the carnivore in you!”
Review of Brazil Grill

Brazil Grill
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Ranked #483 of 4,624 Restaurants in Portland
Price range: USD 20 - USD 50
Cuisines: Brazilian, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Cross street: Between SW Jefferson & SW Main
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We had a nice dinner at the Brazil Grill last week. This was the first time for us, although we've been to numerous Brazilian grills in the past. It's a smaller, more intimate place than other restaurants of the same style. Very enjoyable. The soup and salad choices were presented at a well-stocked and appetizing salad bar. Warning: try the ones that look really look good to you, but don't fill up on this!

The main course items are presented by servers who bring various cuts of meat to your table. I suggest going with other friends, so that if you miss one because your plate is full when the server stops by, you can sample your friend's plate to see if you want more. The service was attentive, and the food was excellent. The various cuts of meat are detailed on a card at each table, and the servers are all very knowledgeable about them. The lamb dishes were especially tasty. In addition, a nice way to finish the meal is with some grilled pineapple that they will slice off for you.

Believe it or not, we all had room to split a couple of deserts. A very relaxing, enjoyable way to fill yourself to the brim with excellent meat presentations.

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Reviewed 28 May 2016

My first time here. Very inviting atmosphere, service is top-notch, professional, while being really friendly and helpful. Seating is comfortable and the place is not large, just the right size with plenty of space between tables and with wide aisles. It is, of course, price fixed at $40, and follows the charrascaria routine. The salad bar is one of the best I have every experienced. Wonderful selections, all fresh, and healthy. Could easily make a meal of just the salad bar. Sides, such as rice, fries, polenta, etc. are included as well. The best part of course is when the waiter comes to your table and carves your meat selections. They just keep coming until you turn your indicator to red. My favorites were the lamb and fillet wrapped in bacon. Outstanding food and service. We will return. Highly recommend especially if you are hungry for beef and salad.

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Henrique K, Owner at Brazil Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2016

Hi John! We’re so ecstatic to hear that you had such a wonderful experience with us. This is exactly how we want every single one of our customers to feel after dining with us, because we believe the best restaurants should provide the most unforgettable service coupled with our out of this world food. We are so happy you found our restaurant so comforting, and we hope to see you soon!

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Reviewed 24 May 2016

We arrived and were greeted right away and shown to a table of our choice. Drink order was placed right away and seeing that we had friends with us and this was their first time, the waiter went through the dinner process. Then it was hit the salad bar and soon the meats started arriving. WOW as always....and our friends were..."I see what you mean!" From the garlic rolls and Empanadas we ordered (part of the dinner) and then all the delicious meats and let us NOT FORGET the Pineapple...cinnamon and sugar...like eating hot candy...mouth watering it was an evening of fine eating and fun. And what really made our evening...Brandon our waiter and the meat servers Morgan and Scott. These three guys added so very much to our dining experience...great personalities and MOST friendly and interactive with us. This was a night to remember for our friends and us too...thanks guys for the fun evening. And we will be back soon!!! Recommend it highly and while a bit expensive, the adventure, outstanding food and just the fun time thanks to the three guys added up to one of our best nights out ever for dinner! Side note...put the red side disk up when you want to take a breath and recharge the tummy, turn it over to green and the guys will be there with all the different meats once again. And if you have room, hit the salad bar again?! Dinner for us...little over two hours and we had a fantastic time as we relaxed and visited between servings.

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Henrique K, Owner at Brazil Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2016

Hi! Thank you for such an amazing review, and we are so pleased you had such a great time with us. We will be sure to recognize Brandon and the other waiters for their outstanding service, so thank you for identifying their efforts.

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Reviewed 26 April 2016

I was hanging out in Portland with my family one night and we needed to find a place to eat. We found this place and I must say it has been one of the best experiences so far I have experienced. We first arrived and our waiter told us about the unique way this place is ran and I was in for a treat! What you do is that every person has a selected price (price varies with age) and then you flip this plastic chip, one side red and one side green. When you flip your card to green, waiters come by with food on skewers and hand cut you slices for you to take with your own prongs. Boy it was exciting, tried tons of different steaks, chicken and shrimp! My family and I continued eating till we were stuffed full, but of course there was room for desert. It is a little pricey (38 bucks per adult 12 and up) but I'm sure you can stuff yourself silly. The atmosphere was nice, making a fancy ambiance. The staff was extremely friendly and I would totally recommend this to anyone.

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Reviewed 18 April 2016

Went in a slower night. It was quite the feast!! It was my boyfriends birthday and we wanted to try something new and interesting. There was 4 meat eaters and a vegetarian. Everyone was satisfied! The polenta and pineapple were AMAZING! The lamb and chicken hearts were very tasty. Everything is made with so many wonderful flavors. Our server, Mike, made great recommendations for drinks. Our gaucho was very funny and encouraged us to eat as much as we could. It was a clean, well stocked place. We all had a lot of fun!

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