We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Exceptional - A meat lovers paradise!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Au Lac do Brazil

Au Lac do Brazil
238 Pasteur | District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3820 7157
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #198 of 1,730 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television
Description: Vietnam's best Churrasco menu with a wide variety of meat. Serving Saigon for more than 10 years, AU LAC DO BRAZIL is the very first authentic Brazilian Churrascaria in Vietnam, bringing along with it a new dining concept - an "All You Can Eat" Brazilian style BBQ, where meat is brought to your table on skewer by a professional passador and served to your heart's content, paired with an extensive selection of fine wines.
No Fixed Abode
Level Contributor
59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Exceptional - A meat lovers paradise!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Quite possibly my favourite restaurant. Anywhere. The food was sensational. For those not familiar with the whole Churrasco thing - endless skewers of perfectly cooked meats, various succulent cuts of steak & beef, lamb, sausages, chicken, king prawns accompanied by side salad and various sauces to accompany each meat. They even throw in a tasty light dessert as well, thankfully as we could hardly move after that feed! Would recommend for all carnivores, we will be back for sure! Ah, and try the caipirinhas! Staff were superb. Great experience!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

129 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    70
    34
    13
    3
    9
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Vietnamese first
  • Any
English first
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“good food and service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

We've been here 3 times. The first time was about 6,7 yrs ago in Pasteur (Or Truong Dinh Street if I'm not wrong). The 2nd and 3rd time was in District 7. The one in District 7 is quite more spacious and fancier than that in Pasteur, which is a bit dark and narrow.

Well, if you're a fan of meat or grilled food, this is definitely the place! My favorite is picanha served with butter bean rice. You can't go wrong with a bottle of red wine! However, the restaurant should try to diversify their choice of salads. So far there's been only 2 types of salad.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Expensive but truly amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

If you are happy to pay a westn price at least one night out in Saigon this place is great. Awesome atmosphere and amazing food, we had the set menu and the incredible meat on skewers just kept on coming and coming, wow!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Level Contributor
21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“OK for meat lovers!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

If you wanna compare w/ the Churrasqueria in South AMERICA, i don't think this place can match w/ your expectation. BUT if you just need the meat,, then this place will definitely satisfy your needs
i just feel the salad bar is little lack of something. not much other to eat. so i say only for the meat lovers..
by the way I am meat lover!! so i love this restaurant.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Bangkok, Thailand
Level Contributor
87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“A great Brazilian restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

A great Brazilian restaurant with great barbecue piece of meat, lamp, pork, and so. The price is actually quite affordable, the drinks are very nice, specially the caipirinha, loved the butter rice, the staff are quite friendly, a bit laking of attentiveness. Both restaurants in District 3 and District 7 are very nice, the one in District 7 is actually nicer proposing a dancing place attached to the restaurant if you fancy partying after the feast.

  • Visited October 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Au Lac do Brazil also viewed

 
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
 

Been to Au Lac do Brazil? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Au Lac do Brazil, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.