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Galpao Crioulo

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Parque Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90010-440, Brazil
+55 51 3226-8194
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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São Paulo
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

The best part of Galpão Criolo is the local dance and costumes show after dinner. As for dinner itself, their meal selection is great, but sides buffet, house wine and dessert are average at best.

Thank vimatasi
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57 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

After many years I came back to this traditional churrasco restaurant The cultural show with Rio Grande do Sul traditional dancing including chula and boleaderas show was amazing and wonderful Unfortunately beef quality and taste was just so so Service is no longer outstanding as before and price is very expensive

Thank Zecadg
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299 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

This is a single very large room with seating for hundreds, and a stage area where one can see gaucho dancing. Having become a fan of churrascarias in North America, I expected something more amazing -- I have had better meat at home. The show is good, the moves by the male dancers especially were amazing. The females have gorgeous... More 

Thank niemand
Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

This was my first visit to Porto Alegre, Brazil as part of a work trip - out hosts treated us to a night at Galpao Crioulo... it was the highlight of my visit!. The food was delicious and the variety of meats served was unbelievable. Quality food with quality entertainment to match. Everyone in our party thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The... More 

Thank M_Rose_Cunningham
Heredia, Costa Rica
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

The Brazilian style BBQ is amazing... No words to describe that. A lot of different meat cuts and side plates. All typical from the south region (gaúchos), including the amazing show with Chula, Facão e Bolhadeira dances. If you want to know more about Brazilian Gaúchos culture just go to this place, they join the good typical food with nice... More 

Thank EduOak
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2016

As I'm originally from Porto Alegre, this is the complete package. Serve a great barbecue Gaucho's style with some Gaucho's traditions on a small stage. So if you are a meat lover, be ready and with a empty stomach.

Thank Cassiano82
Rome, Italy
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51 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2015

Very good rodizio,all you can eat, of meats and salads, with gaucho live music dance and acrobatics show. Touristy but near the city center. I believe it is a bargain at US$30 plus drinks.

Thank Vittorio Z
Porto Alegre, RS
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166 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Well, there you go with the best meat ever. True, pricey. But quality is guarantee. Just do not eat everything they propose you. Leave the cheese, bread, and pork behind and go ahead with picanha, vazio, and entrecôte. The latter is superb!

Thank Frinhard
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218 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2015

Food and show mediocre, service average , price is high for what you get in exchange - Highly say DON'T waste your time and money.

Thank Ciganinha
Auckland, New Zealand
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220 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2014

This was my very first lunch in Porto Alegre. My Brazilian friends took me there to experience traditional food and see some performance. I was well entertain and food was very good. This place is aimed mainly at tourists but you won't be disappointed.

Thank Spatchski

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $35
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parque Mauricio Sirotsky Sobrinho, Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul 90010-440, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio Grande do Sul (RS)  >  Porto Alegre
  • Phone Number: +55 51 3226-8194

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?