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Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue

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629 Main St | Alberta, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2B1, Canada
+1 403-678-9886
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Calgary, Canada
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133 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2016

We stopped in on a whim, neither of us having had Brazillian food before. We were very graciously treated by the GM when seated near a noisy family and asked to move. The full buffet was good: my favourite was the out-of-this world tasty Beef Stew, the Black Bean stew was the second choice hands down. The orange herb butter... More 

2 Thank ConnoisseurGal
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

I took my husband to Gaucho for his birthday. He is the ultimate carnivore so I knew he would love it. I was sceptical, especially because it is on the expensive end of dining. I have to say, my scepticism was replaced with complete satisfaction. Initially I was intimidated by the concept but we had an amazing server who explained... More 

2 Thank Stacy E
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Typical Brazilian steakhouse. We were uncomfortably full when we finished eating. They have funny shirts that advertise giving you the "meat sweats" There is a self serve bar featuring different cold/hot side dishes and then they continue bringing different cuts of meat on skewers to your table. I asked for a small portion of each selection so that I could... More 

1 Thank lisa d
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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119 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Was a little concerned about eating at a Brazilian Steakhouse in a small Canadian resort town! But my fears were not realized once the server started coming by with the various offerings! All the meats were very delicious and plentiful. The service was outstanding as well! As with most Brazilian steakhouses the sides and salad bar seemed more of an... More 

2 Thank thunderfan7777
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2016

We were in Canmore the week of August 7. We ate here twice (the first time was so good). You have to understand the menu concept. Rodizio style dining....you help yourself to side dishes from the buffet. Then, servers come around and slice you various cuts of beef, pork, lamb, chicken right at your. table. Night #1....the best meal I... More 

1 Thank c7alt
Sarasota, Florida
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104 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed August 19, 2016

Gaucho is a Brazilian BBQ restaurant in the heart of quaint downtown Canmore. The salad bar and hot entrees on buffet are excellent, with interesting choices to get you started. Don't miss the stroganoff! Then comes the endless parade of grilled meats served tableside. Favorites were beef sirloin, pork tenderloin, and bacon wrapped chicken. Some other choices were a bit... More 

2 Thank GNGator
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Good food and good service! Helps to be a meat lover. But salads, breads and hot side dishes were very good.

1 Thank Malinda K
Winnipeg, Canada
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96 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant had been on our list to try for quite some time. We were finally able to check it off of our list. They establishment was able to seat a lot of people which was great. There were many "side" choices, including salads and hot items, each being flavourful and tasty. The experience was fun, interacting with the wait... More 

1 Thank Jennifer H
Calgary, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Excellent food and service. Got the lunch deal unlimited meat and salad option it was fabulous. My favorite was the chicken Straganoff and flank. Service was excellent and offered a lot of information on local activities and attractions. It will be a great place to pop in to after a long day skiing, looking forward to my return :)

2 Thank maudgarvey87
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

This place was great for a group of really hungry hikers. Definately made the best of the buffet. The food is great quality and the staff are even better. Our hosts Darren and Mary were very warm and friendly

2 Thank StephenTimlin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$13 - $33
Brazilian, Barbecue, South American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 Main St | Alberta, Canmore, Alberta T1W 2B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Kananaskis Country  >  Canmore
  • Phone Number: +1 403-678-9886
Feel transported as ancient Brazilian traditions come alive in our churrascaria - our house of barbecue - and special place that bursts with authentic South American atmosphere. Enjoy the rich sights and sounds that echo our unique history and dedication to superior taste, while traditionally dressed servers offer an incredible selection of perfectly roasted meats to choose from. Celebrate any occasion in these perfect settings, located in Calgary and Canmore, AB.

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