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Estancia Churrascaria

#112 of 3,045 Restaurants in Austin
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10000 Research Blvd Ste B, Austin, TX 78759-5854 (Great Hills)
(512) 345-5600
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11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came in with a plan to just enjoy from the 30+ selection of salads and drinks. I came out with a tummy full of not just salads, but also the most tender, juicy, and yummy prime cuts of beef. Father, forgive me for I have sinned!

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Thank Loving K
Porto Alegre, RS
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am Brazilian from Rio Grande do Sul, the state that knows what churrasco truly is, and I can say that this place is very good! The meats were very good!!! If you want to know what is a Churrasco but can't go to Brazil, go here! I just feel that, to look more like the ones in Brazil they... More 

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is great! The food is very good and the service is without question but having to wait sometimes for the servers makes one wonder if it is done on purpose. It was my understanding ALL meats would be circulated and if you requested certain cuts they would be served But it seemed that because our party was Black... More 

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Thank mjhaynes123
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Very good salad bar, meat is perfect. Could have more side dish, but they server baked bananas, and "pão de queijo". Our American and European collages enjoyed very much. They also served New York style cheese cake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Yeah, they have a nice, fresh salad bar. Lots of good choices if you love salads. But this place is for the meats, i.e., Brazilian bbq. You know how it works. The protein keeps coming as long as you want it to. Bone apetit.

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Thank Chris T
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Crazy amounts of terrific food! My fave is still the ribeye and then the bananas!!! The staff are very quick and very good and the drinks and food were all non-stop! Thankfully the control disc flips to red and it all calms down a bit...

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Thank Roy B
Austin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We eat here for award luncheons and birthdays. It often gets picked by who is choosing. Nice salad bar. Not the amazing thing at Fogo De Chao but it's considerably cheaper than Fogo. If you're not familiar with the experience you are given a coaster that is green on one side (bring me more food) and red on the other.... More 

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Austin, texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Attended business presentation at Estancia with a group of approximately 25 people. The room provided was comfortable with good acoustics, and the service was excellent. We started with the salad bar which was good, but I did expect more. Hot rolls were served along with fried grits- very greasy. We did not fill-up on these items as we were awaiting... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

To start off, I grew up in Brazil as a kid and would frequent Churrascarias (this type of restaurant) often. Estancia brings me back to my childhood and then some. It's truly authentic from the great salad bar, sides, service, meats and off course the somewhat cheesy way they try to up sell you on drinks during and after the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

My husband and I came here to celebrate our 10th Wedding Anniversary. As soon as we sat down a waiter came over with a ready made tray of alcoholic beverages. After declining I ordered a water. The server replied "One free water" "Anything else" I was immediately embarrassed. Upon obligation I ordered a Jack and Coke which was mostly Jack... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Brazilian, Steakhouse, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10000 Research Blvd Ste B, Austin, TX 78759-5854
    (Great Hills)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: (512) 345-5600
Description
Estancia Churrascaria is a Brazilian Steakhouse offering a dining experience rich in the culture and flavor of Southern Brazil. Guests begin dining with their preferred selections from our extensive salad bar. The salad bar features over twenty-five fresh and well selected items. It is guaranteed to win the praises of steak lovers and vegetarians alike. When guests are ready, our professional chefs will personally serve them at their tables by slicing meat selections directly from skewers onto their plates. Our chefs offer guests a variety of over 14 savory cuts of meats, including chicken, pork, beef, lamb, and sausage -all grilled to your desired temperature! The main course is accompanied by traditional Brazilian side dishes.For a set price you can enjoy endless pleasure of our elaborate salad bar, delectable cuts of meats, and authentic side dishes.
Come prepared to enjoy as much as you please!

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