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Ipanema Brazilian Steakhouse

2023 S Pine Avenue, Ocala, FL 34471
352 622-1741
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Ranked #22 of 382 Restaurants in Ocala
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
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
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 17th and 441 (Pine Ave)
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.
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New York
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

For meat and all you can eat lovers this is the place in Ocala. Very good and experienced service, nicely decorated and clean. Fabulous salad bar and good wine selection. Solid quality beef in various forms plus some chicken, sausage, pineapple etc etc. Nice for a special occasion or just to get a beef fix. Recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

This place is well worth the money!!! Best steak I have ever had in my life!!! My husband and I went for lunch today and we really enjoyed the salad bar and of course the amazing meats that followed!!

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Lake Panasoffkee, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Ipanema Brazilian Steakhouse is awesome. We went there New years eve and the food and service was excellent. Everything was great with the exception of the prime rib. We had to ask for the prime rib and they brought it right to our table but it was so over done that we could not eat it. But everything else was... More 

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Gainesville, Fl
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We are big fans of the Brazilian Steakhouse type restaurant. If you have never had one, I suggest this: Do not eat for a few days so you are REALLY hungry....then go here. I read some of the reviews about this restaurant, and so I was very surprised at the service, which was excellent, and the food, which was tasty.... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My sister and her boyfriend were visiting from Pennsylvania and we wanted to take them to one of our favorite places. As always, the food is excellent. I prefer the sirloin choices and the pineapple is my absolute favorite. They have a wonderful salad bar, as well as soup, rice, etc., but be careful not to fill up on all... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I had dinner with my wife, my son and daughter in law the other night and I was a little disappoint. This was not my first experience in this kind of restaurant so I knew what to expect. The Brazilian steak houses are known for the very thin slice of meat and here the waiters sliced the meat very thick... More 

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Summerfield, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We had dinner there with 2 other couples. I think it's an excellent pig out joint for the men who really like meat. They just keep bringing it on. For the wives though, it's far to expensive because non of our wives ate enough to justify the price. One of the wives just had the salad bar, but at $25,... More 

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OCALA, FL
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

You can't beat Ipanema for Special Occasions of just for the heck of it. Most unusual Salad Bar items. Fried Pork with the Chimichurri and Jumbo peel and eat Shrimp were our favorite. Many new tastes for us, things I've never seen on a Salad Bar. Yucca Soup was real good. From the grill came a variety of Meats that... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We love this place for special celebrations. We're not local, so it takes us 45 minutes to get down there, but we always feel it's worth the commute. Attentive staff with great customer service. The "meat train" was never ending with a good variety of meats (lamb, prime rib, top/bottom sirloin, chicken, pork etc.) The best cuts were the seasoned... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Awesome food. A meat lovers paradise. Great service. Huge salad bar. Great selection. Had my first date with my wife there.

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Additional Information about Ipanema Brazilian Steakhouse

Address: 2023 S Pine Avenue, Ocala, FL 34471
Phone Number: 352 622-1741
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Ocala
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
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Brazilian

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