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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

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  • 146
    Excellent
  • 137
    Very good
  • 69
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quality ensured

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Frinhard
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Porto Alegre, RS
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Porto Alegre, RS
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

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!

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Chicago,IL
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105 reviews 105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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143 reviews 143 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 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.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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!

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sydney
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136 reviews 136 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
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 

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Hertford UK
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87 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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 

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Curitiba, PR
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Durham, United Kingdom
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167 reviews 167 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

This place had it all! Good Churrasco food, excellent ambience, interesting local dancing and a Gaucho who swung his boleadoras above his head and by his body in dizzying style. The long barn-like building had shops at the entrance where tourist items could be bought, and Mate tea sampled. A good afternoon's meal and entertainment.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Well, I spent some time working in Porto Alegre so I got to know the "headquarters" of every single churrascaria I already ate in Sao Paulo. To my great deception, Fogo de Chao's in Porto Alegre is quite bad, specially the buffet with nothing to choose. I tried something typical from the region... Galpao Crioulo and it was great! Really... More 

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Niteroi, RJ
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95 reviews 95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

We've been there to enjoy the typical "churrasco gaúcho" (the most traditional dish in the South of Brasil) as well as to see one of those typical as well performance show (dance and so on). By the end of the day, the food is great, the incidental live music is great but we would expect more from the show mostly... 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: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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