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Steakhouse, Brazilian, Latin, Barbecue
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed May 13, 2020 via mobile

As someone who likes to grill in the summer there are differences between using a gas grill versus and open fire grill. One of the benefits of a gas grill is it's not as dirty as an open fire grill. However you can smell and...taste the smoky flavor on an open fire grill. On a Sunday in January during the NFC Playoff Game between the Vikings and Saints I came here to eat for a Sunday Brunch. There are two benefits of coming here on for a Sunday Brunch. First there are more meat selections than on a weekday lunch. (Granted you might not get as many items during the brunch as in dinner.) Second you can find parking around the area unlike if you come here during the evening. Inside the restaurant is a cozy place to eat. Any good Brazilian steakhouse has to start with the picanha. Even though I like my steak medium rare the best part of the picanha is the outside edge as it has that salty, crusty texture. The picanha here had that texture. When it comes to the smoky flavor you can really taste it on chicken drumstick as chicken is a lighter meat then beef. The drumstick at Taurinus had that smoky smell that made it standout more than any drumstick I had at a Brazilian steakhouse. The other item that also enhanced the smoky flavor was the linguica. I am not an expert but white meat like chicken and pork that I had at Taurinus Brazilian Steakhouse absorbed the smoky flavor better than the red meat like steak and lamb. That doesn't mean I didn't like the steak and lamb at Taurinus because I did. One unique item that stood out was the tri-tip with provolone. I've had steak with blue cheese. Sometimes I feel the blue cheese doesn't add flavor but overpowers the steak. The provolone on the other hand compliments the steak. Unfortunately one of the items not served during Sunday brunch or weekday lunch is the beef ribs. However with the items that I enjoyed eating such as the chicken drumstick, linguica, and tri-tip with provolone I can't wait until I taste the beef ribs cooked in an open fire grill.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 2, 2020 via mobile

This is a small scale Brazilian Steakhouse. The location is good, and the size of the restaurant makes it quaint. The salad bar is exceptional—and probably the highlight. The meat was good, but not outstanding especially for the price and expectations. The service was very...good and personable. Wine selection was a bit light. The bar selection was above average—had Basil Hayden bourbon but not Blanton’s.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 22, 2019

First time ever at a brazilian steakhouse where beef is cut in front of you. I know. Skip the chicken and do not go crazy at the salad bar. Yelp reviews indicate that the grilled pineapple is to die for. Ok.... Overall, just ok. The...sirloin was excellent. The pork too dry. The other beef cuts were average. Nothing to write home about. Thursday lunch where we were the only customers for a while. That should say it all. Probably would not come back. Not wowed. Service was excellent though.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 7, 2019

Great food for meat lovers. Excellent side dishes also. Great Service and friendly staff. Make reservations in advance and enjoy the wonderful experience. Price is affordable.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Amazing dinner, waiters kept on coming everytime with a different kind of meat, everything so tasty, tender and cooked to perfection. Truly recommended! Will surely go there again!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

I was most disappointed after bringing 25 people to this restaurant for dinner that when it came time dessert that they had run out of coffee.

Date of visit: May 2019
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TaurinusSJ, General Manager at Taurinus Brazilian Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2019

We apologize for this inconvenience and will make sure to fix our coffee shortage issues. Thank you for your feedback. We hope you will return so we may show you a true 5-star experience.

Reviewed March 21, 2019

It was easy to make a luncheon reservation for March 17. The ambience is nice, restrooms are clean but parking could be a pain, street parking. We were the first and there were only about 5-6 more tables occupied when we left an hour later....Since there were only two tables being served for the first 15 minutes from opening tome, the carver came out every 2 minutes or so. It was pretty fast but we ended up finishing our meat fast and that was a mistake. We could have switched to the red button to slow down and enjoy the meat.There were three of us and we all had our favorites. By 12:30 my husband was full because he ate fast. The salad bar was disappointing, the hot meal was not to our liking either. I guess the paella is served at dinner. Dessert and drinks were add-ons. Not so happy with our server who apparently did not understand my question when I asked if soda was refillable and she said yes. When it was served in a bottle and can and I verified, she said no it was not refillable. My husband an I just looked at each other. I missed the service with a smile considering the place was not busy . I had to repeat several times that we were celebrating our son's birthday, wasn't sure if they sing a happy birthday or what. The carvers were better, they were always smiling and they were very good in what they do. Good to try for the experience, $34.95 per head is a bit expensive so I was expecting a better service. We do not have to do this again.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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TaurinusSJ, General Manager at Taurinus Brazilian Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 22, 2019

Rita, it was our pleasure to host your son's birthday celebration. Thank you for bringing the issues you mentioned to our attention. We hope you'll join us again in the future.

Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Didn’t have a reservation but they easily accommodated us. Very fast service and beautiful meat...especially the meat! They also do grilled pineapple. I didn’t try it but people I were with did and they thought it was delicious. Very cool place!

Date of visit: February 2019
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TaurinusSJ, General Manager at Taurinus Brazilian Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2019

Thank you for reviewing your recent visit! We're glad you enjoyed yourself, and hope to see you in again soon.

Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

Nice place, good food. Had a good time. Great meat. Some better then others. Found parking very easy too.

Date of visit: February 2019
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TaurinusSJ, Owner at Taurinus Brazilian Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2019

Thank you for the kind review! We are happy to hear how much you enjoyed dining with us and we hope to see you again soon for more.

Reviewed January 17, 2019

Loved this place. Great people, food, location, and the price is about what this kind of restaurant would charge. I'm from Brazil so I know a thing or two about the churraco. Highly recommend this restaurant. BTW, I loved the picanha, charcoaled outside meat, not...the pink inside meat. :)More

Date of visit: December 2018
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TaurinusSJ, General Manager at Taurinus Brazilian Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2019

Vei, thank you for your review and recommendation! We're thrilled to know you enjoyed such a memorable meal with us.

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