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Barranco

Av. Protasio Alves, 1578 | Petrópolis, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
(51) 3331-6172
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Ranked #68 of 4,627 restaurants in Porto Alegre
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Denver, CO
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292 reviews 292 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I visit Barranco often when I am in Porto Alegre and we know the place for many years. We absolutely love the place, but the experience this week was not as good. We ordered the lamb and the pork loin and neither was of good quality. The lamb was overcooked and the pork was undercooked. We will be back due... More

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Porto Alegre, RS
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59 reviews 59 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Barranco is a restaurant in a barbecue style, they serve meet in a peace of wood, that is just wonderful, has a place to park your car, several local well know people visit this place, located in a good neighborhood, a district called Petropolis.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This is a old joint in town for meat lovers. The place has a gorgeous outside area, where you can eat bellow old trees --- a very, very, very pleasant meal whenever the weather allows for it. Outside or inside the food is excellent. It is a meat place (churrascaria), but the side orders are very good and the salad... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Great steak house. Service is great and price is fair. Barranco is a traditional "churrascaria gaúcha" which offers meat made with perfection. If you are the kind of person who loves meat, barbecue, the real churrasco, this is the place for you. No doubt it is one of the best meals I have ever had.

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Coimbra, Portugal
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

It is becoming a religion! A visit to Porto Alegre without a meal at Barranco is like going to Hawaii and not to swim. Fully trustable and first choice meat, prepared as you dream it but have a hard time explaining, with a pleasant explanade, ice cold chop and friendly personal: what more can you ask for? The only complain... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

In oposite to common sense you won´t find great steak houses in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. Despite their great tradition in cattle criation (or maybe just because of it) the Gaúchos tend to consider the stake house not a restaurant but an extension of their houses. If you are looking for a great service or a special... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Worth the visit! Even after 1 hour queue on an extremely warm day, it was still worth it! Churrasco with a truly "homemade" taste. Really enjoyed it.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

Best place to go is where locals go, for years or better saying for decades the most traditional Steak House in town, simple with great service and the amazing selection of meats. A great experience a place that you can go and understand a bit more of Porto Alegrenses life style.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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106 reviews 106 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This is a typical and very good local churrascaria, with GREAT steaks variety. It is also open untill late, that means whenever you want to go, probably will be open. On summer or warmer nights it is possible to seat on outside tables.

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sao paulo
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Barranco is one of the best places to have a steak in Porto Alegre: the meat is very good, the outdoor terrace is delicious, the draft beer is creamy and cold and the salad trolley is really something. You may find better cuts in Porto Alegre, but this laid-back friendly restaurant offers meats a la carte and a great lively... More

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