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Porcao

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Steakhouse, Brazilian, Seafood, Barbecue
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Av. Raja Gabaglia, 2671 | Sao Bento, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
+55 31 3293-8787
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Today
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 314
    Excellent
  • 243
    Very good
  • 110
    Average
  • 45
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great view to go with the Salad Bar, Sushi line and meat overdose

The lavish salad and vegetable selection could be a meal in itself. Then there is sashimi and sushi which is quite decently prepared. Not the best, but definitely above average and better than other places which are served buffet style. The beef and lamb barbecues are quite extensive. Some cuts... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
GourrmetGourmand
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Top Contributor
186 reviews 186 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

The lavish salad and vegetable selection could be a meal in itself. Then there is sashimi and sushi which is quite decently prepared. Not the best, but definitely above average and better than other places which are served buffet style. The beef and lamb barbecues are quite extensive. Some cuts such as the Picanha are better suited to the Brazilian... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Laid back place with Brazilian flavor! Nice evening with friends . The place was full and we enjoyed the meats, from steak to ribs, great Carmenere wine from Chile, try Vinia Veramonte! Easy, relaxed atmosphere . We will be back!

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Faenza, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The best place in Belo to eat meat.. great food and amazing caipirinha.. place is wonderful and the panorama was really great ! Enjoy

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Porcao is good option for have a Brazilian BBQ, but it is not great BBQ restaurant, quite pricey. The buffet is very good. The meats are good but they are better in some of the competitors. Noisy environment and the service needs improve.

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Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a good but not great BBQ restaurant, quite pricey. The buffet is very good. The meats are good but they are better in some of the competitors. Noisy environment!

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Sydney, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

One of the best all you can eat BBQ places in Brazil but it is a little snooty. The clientele are obviously the more privileged of BH, but this is understandable as the prices are high in Brazilian standards. Highly recommend for view, service and food.

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Turin, Italy
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Incredible experience. The place is fantastic and service excellent. Fantastic Belo Horizonte view from the terrace. You will have the best meat in your life. All the cuts are fantastic! Try all you can! My favourite was the costela, absolutely fantastic. Not only Beef, also Lamb is excellent. Even dessert are great, Pichigato (I do not know how it is... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Probably the best steakhouse brand in Brazil. The buffet was great and ranged from sushi to very fresh vegetables and greens, and obviously the steak selection was amazing. Bang for the buck, one of the best restaurants in Belo Horizonte!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Porcao is one of the best meat houses in Rio. For some reasons they might think that Belo Horizonte people are tasteless and don't enjoy good food. That's why having tried it several times i verified that the food they serve is not aligned whith Porcao's standards. May be that restaurant is a franchisee not cery much scrutinized by the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

The meat is simply great, with lots of different options. The price is high, undeniable fact, but if this is not a big problem for you, the place is a right choice to be delighted by the experience of tasting the most delicious meat in town. Besides, the staff is very kind and professional.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av. Raja Gabaglia, 2671 | Sao Bento, Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Minas Gerais (MG)  >  Belo Horizonte
  • Phone Number: +55 31 3293-8787

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 31
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Brazilian, Seafood, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?