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Tabua de Carne - Ponta Negra

#18 of 2,346 Restaurants in Natal
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Av Eng Roberto Freire, 3241, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte 59090000, Brazil
+55 84 3642-1236
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11:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sat 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best "carne de sol" in Natal

Tabua de Carne is a interesting mix of regional food “rodizio” (Brazilian style steakhouse) restaurant: you can opt for rodizio or order by menu. Personally, I prefer the last one. The rodizio is very good (well, not as good as the South and Southeast “churrascarias”, but good…), with lots of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
OYamamoto
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Sao Paulo, SP
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How people in Rio Grande do Norte make such an amazing food. Everything there is quite amazing. Carne de sol, farofa d'agua, special rice. I love that food.

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Thank Ana Virginia N
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well typical Brazil BBQ place, service was not great. The waiters serving the food are not careful and stain your clothes or bags with fat and juice from the meet. You had to ask for being served several times. The dessert was not refilled and we found hair in the food. Overall experience would we go again? No we would... More 

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Thank Dhr S
Sao Paulo, SP
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Tabua de Carne is a interesting mix of regional food “rodizio” (Brazilian style steakhouse) restaurant: you can opt for rodizio or order by menu. Personally, I prefer the last one. The rodizio is very good (well, not as good as the South and Southeast “churrascarias”, but good…), with lots of different types of meat and fish. If you decide for... More 

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Thank OYamamoto
Lisbon, Portugal
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Price: from 40 to... Discount for women on some days We had the eat all you can menu. It includes the grilled Meat and all the self service food. It was all delicious, I ate a lot.. The employes where very nice and always bringing New Meat. I also recomnend the roasted cheese with honey. Unfortunally, in my group 4... More 

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LUIZSEGUNDO, Proprietário at Tabua de Carne - Ponta Negra, responded to this review

I would like to apologize for what happened because it is not common that happen. Anyway, we asked for our team to have more attention at work. In that day had no more reports of problems with other clients, but some are more sensitive to fat and some plates contains our local butter, which is more fat than standard butter.... More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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356 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Stepping onto the grounds of this restaurant, you experience an entirely different atmosphere than the street you just stepped in from...landscaping, outdoor seating, and a distinctive look to the design of the restaurant. If you order from the "serve yourself" menu, you can treat yourself to many different Brazilian dishes. If you are a meat lover, you have died and... More 

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Thank DB-Raw
Berlin, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

During our visit to Natal we went their three times: 2x rodizio, 1x a'la carte We always liked it. Good buffet and meat selection. Very good value for money. During the weeks there are special discounts on the rodizio. We also like the live music (MPB) on the weekend

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

If you like Meat, this is the place. In fact it was the best meal we had in Natal. The price was right, the atmosphere was great and the food was amazing. Don't take to much meat from the salad bar/buffet as the fresh BBQ just keeps being delivered to you non-stop. If I was going to eat at one... More 

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Thank Ryan H
Plano, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My father and my brother and I went here twice during our stay for some World Cup games! The first time we had the buffet and the second time we ordered off the menu. Both were great. Really nice atmosphere, out in the open. The owner was very attentive with everybody and made everyone feel comfortable. Very fun if you... More 

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Stamford, CT
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98 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

My group went there during the World Cup and had a great time. We went for lunch and the rodizio and buffet cost 38R per person which we thought was very reasonable considering what rodizios cost where we live in the US. When we arrived we weren't told there was a regular menu as the manager, who spoke decent English,... More 

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Thank Iamsterdam11
Natal, RN
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Good restaurant for lunch and dinner. Regional and brazilian barbecue meals. A la carte or all you can eat, you can choose!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Av Eng Roberto Freire, 3241, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte 59090000, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio Grande do Norte (RN)  >  Natal
  • Phone Number: +55 84 3642-1236

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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