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Parque Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho ( Estancia da Harmonia ), Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90010-440, Brazil
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Ranked #168 of 4,668 Restaurants in Porto Alegre
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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114 reviews 114 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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116 reviews 116 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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148 reviews 148 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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82 reviews 82 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Lisbon, Portugal
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Superior meat quality and variety. Excellent ambience (although popular and a bit noisy). Go for the Caipirinha made with Cachaça Artesanal

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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844 reviews 844 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
1,572 helpful votes 1,572 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

That is not a gastronomic paradise and I assume you can eat a better traditional gaucho food in at least hundreds of other establishments by Porto Alegre. But, despite the fact the food is not that good, the lively atmosphere and the authentic gaucho show available worth the meal. To me, it is highly recommended for tourists, not for locals.... More

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Lund, Sweden
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

We went there twice. The first time we did not know what it was all about and came away feeling like stuffed turkeys. We took too much salad and wanted to taste all the different kinds of meat they serve. The second time around we did not come for the salad and was a little more selective for the meat... More

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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
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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