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18010 N Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75287
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Ranked #133 of 3,117 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $50
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Frankford Rd
Description: Rafain - The First Prime Brazilian Steakhouse. Please visit www.rafain.com and find out more about this Indulgence of the Senses.
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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134 reviews 134 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I LOVE Brazilian Rodizio's and this did not disappoint. We really enjoyed the atmosphere, it's warm, classy, and less noisy than some of the competitors. The service was absolutely impeccable. Very friendly and they kept bringing the meats around and asking us for any special requests. The food was very tasty, juicy, superbly prepared. The salad bar and meat choices... More 

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Allen, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Brazilian steakhouses are a dime a dozen here in North Texas, so when I find one that stands out from the rest it is well worth the time it takes to write a review. Rafain is a high end restaurant, beautifully decorated, pretty wait staff, beautiful decor and ambiance. It is a Churrascaria, a type of restaurant where gauchos come... More 

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67 reviews 67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I've passed this place on the tollway 1,000 times. And have eaten at other Brazilian restaurants. We went as a group of about 10 people for lunch recently. I really enjoyed the meal. Everything was excellent and I actually think I like it better than some of the other similar places. Nice salad bar, nice selection of meats, and great... More 

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La Jolla, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The drinks were small and expensive. Three martinis $45. The salad bar is nice. I really like heart of the palm and artichokes. The dessert selection was also very nice and fresh. They were not very busy so the wait staff was very attentive. I did like that they asked how I like my meat cooked. I can honestly say... More 

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Decatur, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Ambiance and service were perfect. Wait staff very attentive and polite. I really can't say anything bad about it, it was more about what kind of food we like and don't like. We really didn't care for many of the items on the salad bar and most all the meat was cooked rare. We should have asked for them to... More 

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Weatherford, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Very disappointed… The food quality was subpar to Texas de Brazil… The dessert bar was like a bad casino Buffett...we actually dined at the Fort Worth Texas location… We will not return...

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Pineapple was amazing! Selection of meat was plentiful and good. Salad bar and dessert bar was perfect. Good selection and not using junk as fillers. The staff was very accommodating and friendly. I have friends that swear by this place and I see why now. I don't consume a lot of food in one sitting, so it was a bit... More 

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Dallas, Texas
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

A good friend has been talking about Rafain and telling us to go for a while, we didn't pay attention as we've been to the two Texas de Brazil, Danzante, Estilo Gaucho and other churrascarias around the US. We've also visited Fogo, Porcao and a couple others in Brazil (SP and Rio) to make the comparison closer to the original... More 

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Dallas, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Rafain is a brazilian churrascurria. Head inside for a nice salad bar selection, rotating selection of fire grilled meats - filet mignon, top sirloin, cheese crusted pork, sausages, chicken, and so many more. Rafain also offers fire -grilled pineapple with cinnamon sugar. Super yummy. The cheese puffs and grilled plantain are different and tasty. We love nom-ing down those cheese... More 

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Lawton, Oklahoma
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I've eating in many Brazilian churrasquarias in different parts of the country and Rafain was one of the best so far. I'll recommend this restaurant to any one that is ready fabulous grill meats, you can not go wrong at Rafain.

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Additional Information about Rafain

Address: 18010 N Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75287
Phone Number: 9727331110
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
Cuisine: Brazilian

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