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Ipanema Brazilian Steakhouse

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2023 S Pine Avenue, Ocala, FL 34471 (17th and 441 (Pine Ave))
352 622-1741
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Ipanema Brazilian Steak House is a Churrascaria in the finest sense of the...
Ipanema Brazilian Steak House is a Churrascaria in the finest sense of the word. Our twelve authentic cuts and presentations of meat are seasoned with salt and roasted rotisserie-style over mineral coals imported from Brazil, basted continuously by their own natural juices. Served by traditional roving Gauchos, they are complemented by an opulent salad and vegetable bar, delectable desserts and delicious wines, beer, and cocktails.
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Visitor rating
  • 97
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great value!

My friend and I visited Ipanema for lot's o' meat and we were not disappointed. The service was nice and on point when it came to clearing dishes for new plates. The salad/appetizer bar was well stocked with a large variety of vittles to enjoy before gearing up for the meat selection. The top and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
Kendra H
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
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Pottstown, PA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Just left dinner with my husband. It was really nice. I think the best part was our server, David. He was excellent. He was extremely attentive but never made us feel bothered or rushed in any way. Our dirty plates were always cleared quickly. My drink was always full. The grilled pineapple was delicious!!! The salad bar had tons of... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Amazing food and atmosphere! Very cool place to go for a special occasion but make sure you bring your appetite for all of the interesting foods they serve. All of the meat was exceptional and the sides were equally as wonderful. The service is also wonderful. A gem of a restaurant in Ocala!

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Atkinson, New Hampshire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Had a wonderful dinner with friends and family. The "salad bar" is a misnomer, there is a large selection of soup, salad, grilled vegetables and other starters. The waiters periodically bring new choices to the table and carve in your presence. This can go on all night until finally one must say, "no more". This was a most enjoyable evening... More 

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Palm City, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

We celebrated my grandson's 16th birthday, and we were so impressed with this restaurant! The quality of the food and service was impeccable. Each of the meats that came to our table was more delicious than the last, and all of the servers were very professional, especially Ryan I would suggest this to anyone looking for a special evening out

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Sacramento, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Thank you to Ipanema Brazilian Steakhouse for making another birthday celebration perfect. This is the 3rd time at this restaurant and each time has been great. The food is always so tasty.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This was a great place for dinner! We stopped in and was greatly instantly. The servers were very pleasant and the waiter did a great job! If I am ever back in this area I will definitely go back!

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Ocala, Florida
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Best food in Ocala. Beautiful building. Dashing gauchos. Melt in your mouth endless meat. Delicious. A must in Ocala.

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Ocala, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Beautiful place inside and out. The staff is always very friendly and are on top of things. The salad bar is top notch... many different items. The meat variety is delicious and cooked however you like. My favorite place to eat!

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Ocala, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is truly a great experiance as they bring swords of meat to your table and do not miss the salad bar WOW

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My friend and I visited Ipanema for lot's o' meat and we were not disappointed. The service was nice and on point when it came to clearing dishes for new plates. The salad/appetizer bar was well stocked with a large variety of vittles to enjoy before gearing up for the meat selection. The top and bottom sirloin were by far,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2023 S Pine Avenue, Ocala, FL 34471
    (17th and 441 (Pine Ave))
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
  • Phone Number: 352 622-1741

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Brazilian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Doing business

Description

Ipanema Brazilian Steak House is a Churrascaria in the finest sense of the word. Our twelve authentic cuts and presentations of meat are seasoned with salt and roasted rotisserie-style over mineral coals imported from Brazil, basted continuously by their own natural juices. Served by traditional roving Gauchos, they are complemented by an opulent salad and vegetable bar, delectable desserts and delicious wines, beer, and cocktails.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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