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Novilhos Brazilian Steakhouse

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12405 SE 38th Street, Bellevue, WA (124th ST.)
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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We went here for a friend's birthday. Very classy atmosphere but smart casual dress. Luckily, I hadn't eaten that much before dinner but still wasn't able to eat as much as I wanted. The meat was wonderful, my favorite was the BBQ pork ribs. It can be rapid pace with all the different meats offered... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 6, 2015
Seattle, Washington
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Tacoma, Washington
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156 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Novilhos - if you're into churrasco, this is the best Brazilian steakhouse in the Seattle area. This is a rodizio, which means it's all you can eat. To the uninitiated, churrasco is beautifully grilled meat served on swords. It is a traditional way of preparing meat in several Latin American countries and has a Portuguese and Spanish background.... More 

Thank jay s
Seattle, Washington
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Beware that I am a frequent customer of this place so my assessment may be biased at little bit :) I used to live and travel a lot to Brazil so for me this restaurant has a nice sample of what I experienced in similar rodizios in Rio or São Paulo. The meat cuts selection is very nice and balanced... More 

Thank nportillo
St. Marys
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80 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

I went with four other people, who were dining on the Salad Bar, I was the only person eating meat, I sat on the corner of the table directly next to the natural path of all the meat servers, However, they were clueless as to when to come by or not, I filled up mostly on the side dishes, I... More 

1 Thank lahoree
Kent, Washington
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107 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I love this place. They do have an option if you are not a big meat eater to opt out from eating meat and just help your self to the salad bar. i will do this next time. It is a bit pricey so it's best to go for lunch instead of dinner. Dinner is more expensive. They waiters are... More 

Thank larusaphilp
Everett, WA
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185 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

I was driving home from work and followed the restaurant's van for a few miles. It made me very curious to visit the restaurant. Very good food! One price gives you endless salad bar, main dishes and skewers of meat from from the grill that just don't stop coming until you flip your disk over. The food was fresh and... More 

2 Thank Kat S
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

I took my husband here for his birthday dinner at his request. We were visiting from out of state, and wanted something "special" for our celebration. I have been to brazilian steakhouses IN Brazil, and I felt this was right up there! We felt special from the moment we walked in. The service was outstanding and the food was excellent!... More 

Thank TTrav27
Seattle, Washington
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We went here for a friend's birthday. Very classy atmosphere but smart casual dress. Luckily, I hadn't eaten that much before dinner but still wasn't able to eat as much as I wanted. The meat was wonderful, my favorite was the BBQ pork ribs. It can be rapid pace with all the different meats offered coming one after the other... More 

Thank Atepower32
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

If you like meat come here. It's a carnivores dream. Service is awesome and they're salad/pasta/fruit bar is amazing. If it wasnt so pricey is eat here all the time

Thank Joe Q
Bellevue, Washington
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109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We went to lunch here and ordered their fixed price signature meal. The price is reasonable at $27 per person. The restaurant is nicely furnished and the atmosphere is refined and quiet. I would have preferred a more festive mood, given it is a Brazilian steak house. Anyway, the salad bar is acceptable and average. I tried the different meats... More 

2 Thank Bread69
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I am brazilian and I have been in this place few times. It is really good and I consider cheaper compared with another brazilians restaurants in Sea I travel about 2h just to eat their food. I really recommend this place

Thank jotilia

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12405 SE 38th Street, Bellevue, WA
    (124th ST.)
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellevue

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 50
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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