All-you-can-eat steakhouses in Brazil are considered a national treasure. They attract thousands of Brazilians, and foreigners, every week to enjoy the best of a typical Brazilian BBQ experience.
We’ve rounded up the best steakhouses in Rio where you can enjoy not only meat itself, but also salads, tropical fruit juices, fish, seafood, and in some places— sushi.
If you are a true meat lover, this list is for you.
Fogo de Chão
The most requested meats are picanha (Brazilian beef cut), ancho (rib steak) and ox shoulder. Fogo de Chão’s buffet also has an extensive salad bar with lots of choices.
For $20, you can enjoy different types of meat, seafood, salads, antipasti, and Japanese food. In the lounge, waiters serve the most classic Brazilian cuts of barbecue.
Located in the world-famous Copacabana neighborhood, Churrascaria Palace, founded in the 50s, is one of the most traditional steakhouses in Rio.
The restaurant offers various types of prime meats. Cheese empanadas, salads, grilled salmon and seafood are also great options.
Rio Brasa Steakhouse
Rio Brasa steakhouse offers one of the most varied buffets, with salads, seafood and recipes from Arab, Jewish and Japanese cuisine.
Pampa Grill Steakhouse
This all-you-can-eat barbecue is at the same level of the fanciest steakhouses in town, with a great variety of meat (picanha, sausage, lamb, pork and chicken).
Picanha, kobe beef, lobster, oysters, lamb, and shrimp are highly recommended for meat and seafood lovers. Salads, desserts, and cocktails are also delightful.
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