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Rodizio Grill

777 North Water Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3508 (Downtown)
+1 414-431-3106
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Ranked #248 of 1,391 Restaurants in Milwaukee
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Wells St and Water St
Description: Rodizio Grill is the first authentic Brazilian Steakhouse restaurant or Churrascaria in the United States. It was establish in 1995 by founder and President Ivan Utrera, a native Brazilian born in Sao Paulo. Rodizio Grill is an award-winning restaurant featured in many national media, including USA Today, The Washington Post, CBS News, NBC News and others. Today Rodizio Grill, the Brazilian Steakhouse restaurant, is a beloved and bustling restaurant that currently operates restaurants nationwide, with several units under development.
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68% Recommend
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We found this to be one of the more unique experiences of our eating lives. 15+ different rotisserie meats (and pineapple which was unbelievably awesome!), a very nice soup and salad bar, unlimited appetizers (the fried polenta was to die for), wonderful decor and ambiance (loved the floor to ceiling wine case) and an extremely friendly and helpful staff (the... More

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Milwaukee, WI
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

On a positive note, the salad bar was pretty good and the wait staff friendly. But, I typically go to a Brazilian type steakhouse for great beef. Very little beef was served, mostly chicken in various forms, pork, lamb, sausages and tons of pineapple. We dined in the restaurant about 1 1/2 hours and had sirloin brought out twice, then... More

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Milwaukee, WI
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Visited during Downtown dining week - dinner was $25 on special. Was very good, however if you are thinking you will be receiving huge hunks of meat that is not the case. Salad bar was very good - the food was good but it is not like sitting down & having a steak dinner.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

These restaurants are famous for their salad bars, and this one was great. You can easily make a meal of this salad bar. I particularly liked the seafood salad, and this evening they had beef stroganoff and mashed potatoes on the salad bar, both of which were great. As for the meat that comes to the table, it did not... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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52 reviews 52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Endless meats and excellent service. Staff is friendly and playful. Ambiance is great for a date, family, or just with a group of friends. Salad bar is pretty extensive as well. Lastly don't forget to join the Birthday club, you get a free ticket to come back.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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146 reviews 146 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

If you've never been to a Brazilian restaurant like this, you have to go at least once. I prefer Sabor. I think they had a better salad bar. The meats did not impress me that much. it's nice that you can have as much as you want, but I didn't find them that flavorful. I'm not sure I'll return. The... More

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Anamosa, Iowa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Our small group chose this restaurant after reading the Downtown Dining Week offer for $25 dinner. The description of the salad and hot bar as unlimited 30+ offerings was intriguing as was the multiple choices of meats. It was certainly fun to try all sorts of new foods plus familiar dishes and meats at no ' risk' of disappointment since... More

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105 reviews 105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Groupon has taken us to yet another tasty destination. There was no way we could afford this place otherwise. I wouldn't say it was our best meat-centric meal ever, nor our best meal while visiing Milwaukee but it was good and a fun experience. The place is pretty inside and very clean. We went on a Wednesday night because the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

As stated, this was our first Brazilian Steakhouse experience. We went on a weeknight so we could enjoy the meal without crowds or feeling hurried. The restaurant is very attractive and comfortable. Our server brought the appetizers and explained how the service operates. We enjoyed the extensive salad bar. The gauchos were very efficient in bringing the skewers of meat... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Atmosphere was casual and fun. Salad bar with unique items and tasty healthy food and also rich items you may do salad bar only or celebrate your inner carnivore. We'll worth the price for a special evening. Go on a weeknight and the service is great. Even the house wines were good

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