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Novilhos Brazilian Steakhouse

12405 SE 38th Street, Bellevue, WA
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Ranked #73 of 450 Restaurants in Bellevue
Price range: $50 - $50
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 124th ST.
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  • English first
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English first
Seattle, Washington
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We went to Novilhos expecting great food. We were looking forward to the meats. The salad bar was just ok not a big selection limited variety. The frist beef selection that came to our table was over cooked tough and rubbery hard to swollow. The second time around was worse it was at that time my husband said, I will... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Went here for my birthday dinner with my wife. We had a blast! Wonderful service, the gouchos serving the cuts of meat we liked the best came over to our table every time they had a fresh cut to give us the opportunity for first cut of the meat. It is expensive, but you get a great meal, with your... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We went here for Father's Day which was a memorable experience. The food was excellent. It was my first time to a Brazilian Style restaurant. I enjoyed it thoroughly. Price-wise I think that dessert should be included! It is expensive so go very, very hungry so you eat a lot of meat! Lol

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Seattle Wa
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51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

It was very good for the Seattle week special. The salad bar was very good. They had lots of different thing not on a regular salad bar. They had cold cooked asparagus, broccolini and saute mushrooms. They also had some hot dishes like fish, chicken, meatballs and mushroom risotto. The second course was garlic mash potato and fried plantain (both... More

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Seattle, Washington
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This is a restaurant for meat eaters. You can buy salad bar only, but it is expensive for a bunch of green stuff, even though there was fish (tilapia and ceviche), The restaurant wasn't particularly busy, but it was early (5pm) and they seated us in a part where we weren't alone (good). Since we hadn't been before, they explained... More

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Seattle, Washington
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This place is one of the few churrascarias that approach the Fogo de Chau chain's quality. This is an excellent spot. Highlights: Awesome meat that's very skilfully cooked (mostly--sometimes the parmesan pork is wanting a tad bit). Their best cuts are their ribeye and their lamb and they knock both of them out of the park! Salad bar is modeled... More

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Seattle, Washington
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We purchased a Groupon and I saved it for my husband's birthday. Traveled an hour to the restaurant which would've been hard to find without my GPS. Parking was easy. Although there were many empty tables in the restaurant, we were led to the least appealing table - immediately next to the kitchen door (not 3 feet away). Being our... More

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Bellevue, Washington
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We had dinner on Valentine's evening. Service was excellent. We have several wait staff taking care of us. They were all friendly, and we did not feel rushed even for a night as busy as Valentine's night. The decor was inviting, and they even put red roses on every table. The food was pretty good. Meats were juicy and tender,... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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86 reviews 86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We have been here on a Groupon voucher but even so the price was rather high even for a rondizio. The starters were rather unimaginative and mostly didn't really reflect the the Brazilian food culture. Likewise half the meat choices you wouldn't find at an authentic restaurant (like BBQ-Ribs and Parmesan Pork). However the more authentic beef dishes were done... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We arrived about 10 minutes before our reservation and were promptly seated to a small table with rose petals and a candle, where at least three staff members attended to us all night while gauchos walk by with various meats on sticks. The meat is always tender and delicious and well flavored. The "House Special" is my favorite. A first... More

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