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Agora Churrascaria

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1830 Main St, Irvine, CA 92614-6718 (McArthur)
+1 949-222-9910
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
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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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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252 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 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 

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Thank pgalido
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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.

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Maine
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28 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.

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San Diego, California
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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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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 

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Irvine, California
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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.

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Thank Daniela A
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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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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Nice to have a Brazilian Churrascaria in OC. The salad buffet is extensive, but if you're a true protein fan, eat sparingly because the meat (beef, lamb, sausage), fish and chicken are plentiful and delivered hot to your table. The sides are very good, and try one of their signature cocktails. Like the open spaces so you don't feel cramped.... More 

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Marina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

This is an all you can eat Brazilian Steak House. The waiters keep going around the tables serving different types of meat and different cuts of beef. It is not cheap, but if you like beef, then this is the place to eat! The only problem with this type of Steakhouse, is that you always end up eating too much...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1830 Main St, Irvine, CA 92614-6718
    (McArthur)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-222-9910

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