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Bovinus

#629 of 26,685 Restaurants in Sao Paulo
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Jardins
Brazilian
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Alameda Santos 2393, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
(11) 3088 6103
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 73
    Excellent
  • 137
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great value

Not the best Churascaria but definitely the best value. Help yourself from the buffet, meat selection ok and quality ok Salad and puds selection very good, if you have room. If you are going to impress someone go the Bovinuos that used to be called the Paulista Grill as far superior in every... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
Greg K
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
Good for:
  • Large groups
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Not the best Churascaria but definitely the best value. Help yourself from the buffet, meat selection ok and quality ok Salad and puds selection very good, if you have room. If you are going to impress someone go the Bovinuos that used to be called the Paulista Grill as far superior in every respect but you will pay for it!!!... More 

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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Great place if with a group who all like something different. Large salad selection. Cold meats fish etc. All buffet help yourself style. There is a grilled meats section too. Great desert selection too. Wine is reasonable. The restaurant is not fancy. Average but great value for money.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

i have eaten at Bovinus many times. If you want a great atmosphere & fine food then look elsewhere. However, if you have never tried a Churascaria & are a little daunted by the waiters lining up at your table with various cuts of meat on skewers then give Bovinus a try. They don't serve you at your table with... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Amazing restaurant for those who is first time in Brazil! Buffet was great with a lot of choice, but most delicious is a meat every cut of beef being serve to you by the waiter on the skewer! The quality of meat is the best, and price is not that expensive for that experience ! Would definitely recommend to every... More 

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Somerset, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Cannot compare to others but I thought it was good. Price seemed a bit high but they did have free transportation to and from the hotel which helps with cost. Meats were delicious! Salad bar was very good. Desserts were great! Lack of English speakers is a bother. Additional charges for basic drinks (soda, sparkling water) was annoying but maybe... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

It may not be the best churrascuria in São Paulo but it's consistently good. It's a place where you can walk in on your own and just eat and enjoy or you can go in a large group. The staff are very friendly and it's non-inhibitive here which I like. You won't get the biggest choice of cuts of meat... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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162 reviews 162 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

THE GOOD: Great price Good meat Decent service Desert is included. THE BAD: Limited buffet, although probably big enough for most Decor is a bit drab Having to get up every time to go to the grill to get meat Service could be a bit more attentive but was decent enough Lack of english spoken was difficult when ordering meat,... More 

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55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We visited this restaurant 5 times this month - each time for lunch. There is a reason we kept going back. The food is great, the restaurant is very clean and some of the items on the buffet change daily. We rate this Bovinus as "best value churascaria" in Sao Paulo because it has a terrific combination of taste, selection,... More 

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Vlierden, The Netherlands
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242 reviews 242 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

There are several named churascaria restaurants in Sao Paulo, I ended up in this one with some coleagues. We where a group of 8 and got a nice tabel. Service was very good and fast. Drinks and saladbar where OK, but the main attraction is the meat. Well I must say the quality was impressive. Good meat, well cooked nicely... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Good was good. Large buffet with good variety of meats, vegetables and prepared dishes. Need to tell chef at the grill exactly how you want your meat or you'll wind up with a over cooked piece. Deserts were excellent and the fruit was fresh. Price was reasonable for a buffet. Waite staff was very attentive.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Alameda Santos 2393, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Sao Paulo (SP)  >  Sao Paulo>  > Jardins
  • Neighborhood: Jardins
  • Phone Number: (11) 3088 6103

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Brazilian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Jardins

Neighborhood Profile
Jardins
Located just below important Paulista Avenue, Jardins is the junction of four smaller neighborhoods: Jardim Paulista, Jardim América, Jardim Europa and Jardim Paulistano. It is an upper-class area, offering a variety of things to do, including shopping, museums and parks. The neighborhood is well known for “Oscar Freire”– the most luxurious street in the city, packed with high-end boutiques. In Jardins you will also find a trendy museum, São Paulo Museum of Image and Sound (MIS), which people often line up for hours to visit. If green space is what you're after, take time to relax at Trianon Park, a refuge in the heart of Paulista Avenue.
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