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Galpao Crioulo

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Parque Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho ( Estancia da Harmonia ), Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90010-440, Brazil
+55 51 3226-8194
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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Rodizio with gaucho show

Very good rodizio,all you can eat, of meats and salads, with gaucho live music dance and acrobatics show. Touristy but near the city center. I believe it is a bargain at US$30 plus drinks.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
Vittorio Z
Rome, Italy
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Heredia, Costa Rica
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Brazilian style BBQ is amazing... No words to describe that. A lot of different meat cuts and side plates. All typical from the south region (gaúchos), including the amazing show with Chula, Facão e Bolhadeira dances. If you want to know more about Brazilian Gaúchos culture just go to this place, they join the good typical food with nice... More 

Thank EduOak
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

As I'm originally from Porto Alegre, this is the complete package. Serve a great barbecue Gaucho's style with some Gaucho's traditions on a small stage. So if you are a meat lover, be ready and with a empty stomach.

Thank Cassiano82
Rome, Italy
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Very good rodizio,all you can eat, of meats and salads, with gaucho live music dance and acrobatics show. Touristy but near the city center. I believe it is a bargain at US$30 plus drinks.

Thank Vittorio Z
Porto Alegre, RS
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147 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Well, there you go with the best meat ever. True, pricey. But quality is guarantee. Just do not eat everything they propose you. Leave the cheese, bread, and pork behind and go ahead with picanha, vazio, and entrecôte. The latter is superb!

Thank Frinhard
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Food and show mediocre, service average , price is high for what you get in exchange - Highly say DON'T waste your time and money.

Thank Ciganinha
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This was my very first lunch in Porto Alegre. My Brazilian friends took me there to experience traditional food and see some performance. I was well entertain and food was very good. This place is aimed mainly at tourists but you won't be disappointed.

Thank Spatchski
Wilmington, North Carolina
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This restaurant gave us a great taste of the local cuisine. It was a nice way to end our trip to Port Alegre. Even though the show was a little tacky, it filled the bill for us tourists. There are cheaper restaurants in town, but this one gave us a memorable time - we even got photos with the performers!

Thank Dan J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I went with a couple of friends in June, during world cup. The atmosphere is good as you feel you are in a big country estancia, the quality of the meat consumed was hit and miss a bit, however there was large quantities and alternatives to choose from. The service was good but not exceptional. The range of wines and... More 

Thank locosfc
Hertford UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Taken by residents of Porto Alegre to this barn of a restaurant. The show was an unexpected bonus, whilst not true gaucho it was very entertaining. The salad bar was extensive and the meat not so because of its high quality. The Picanha I had was the best meat of its type, in terms of taste and tenderness, that I... More 

Thank Facchino46
Curitiba, PR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

The restaurant promises an exceptional experience on the traditions of Rio Grande do Sul and an outstanding barbacue. Wellll...none of those were adequate. The show is not really very good. I have seem gaucho's performance and dance far better than these. And the barbacue (churrasco) is very limited in the types of cuts available and also on its quality! The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Parque Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho ( Estancia da Harmonia ), Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90010-440, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio Grande do Sul (RS)  >  Porto Alegre
  • Phone Number: +55 51 3226-8194

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, South American, Barbecue, Argentinean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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