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Agora Churrascaria

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1830 Main St, Irvine, CA 92614-6718 (McArthur)
+1 949-222-9910
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Huntington Beach, California
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The salad bar is fantastic, so much to choose from, salads ,salmon, clams and many other tasty vegetables a meal in itself. the lamb was extra good and very tender and so was the beef. The service is impeccable and the price is reasonable for what you are getting. We will be going here now instead of driving into LA... More 

Thank Nola18
Sandton, South Africa
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99 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are hungry .... It was a lovely dinner LOADS of meats !! Good display of salads and other dishes . Service was very good and have a good selection of wine. The only thing that bothered me was the noise level in the restaurant. Can recommend !

Thank AMkenya
Yekaterinburg, Russia
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178 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

I love eating at Brazilian churrascaria restaurant, and eaten at over 20 different ones in Brazil and Fogo de Chao (This is an amazingly good Brazilian cuisine restaurant chain.) in many USA cities. However, I was very disappointed with the food quality at Agora Churrascaria, Irvine. For the price charged, the meats, salads and parmesan cheese were of a low... More 

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Whittier, California
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263 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

This was my second time eating at Agora Churrascaria and the 2nd time getting food poisoning. Body aches, chills, diarrhea, vomiting, flu like symptoms, ugh... I ate here years ago, and got so sick I missed my company Christmas party. Few years later, I wanted to give this place a second chance, and while I never get sick eating at... More 

Thank pgalido
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

What can I say about this place, MEAT MEAT and MEAT. ok there is a salad bar, but you dont go here for that. 15+ types of meat, sausages and it just keeps coming. One more thing Top Shelf Mojitos............ So we visit this place EVERY time we are working in NB, which is about every 8/12 weeks.

Thank Julian G
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

I really like beef and other meat and this is the place to come for that. It was just excellent in every way, including the salad bar and other buffet items. Best place i have been to in awhile.

Thank BellManMaine
San Diego, California
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Brazilian BBQ is definitely one of my favorite types of cuisine. I fancy myself as a bit of a connoisseur, as I have enjoyed over 30 of them in multiple cities, states, and countries. I can safely say that Agora is by far the best I have ever tried. I have eaten there 6 or 7 times, and have never... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

This is probably the only Churrascaria around because they are too busy to be because of the food. Meats are good but the servers don't come by as often and the meat selection is very limited. There are a bunch of buffet style dishes which detracts from the main theme of the restaurant and makes it more of an overpriced,... More 

1 Thank TXSaj
Irvine, California
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Very nice service and nice atmosphere. Different options at the Salad buffet and the Brazilian beans and Pao de queijo are delicious. As Brazilians we love meat and salads and are always happy to go to Agora.

Thank Daniela A
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Title says it all... save your money. I wouldn't come back here. We paid a total of $83 per person including tax and tip. Drinks are not included and dessert is not included... for $83.00 I think they should include both. The meat was mediocre and salad bar lacking options. If you're going to spend this much on a meal,... More 

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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
$31 - $40
Steakhouse, Brazilian, American, Barbecue, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Parking Available, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1830 Main St, Irvine, CA 92614-6718
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-222-9910

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Huntington Beach, California
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?