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Pantanal Restaurant

South American, Brazilian
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215 Frank St, Bridgeport, CT 06604-3206
(203) 335-1071
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 1:00 am
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at a restaurant found on trip Advisor. Never would of found it otherwise. Authentic Brazilian buffet food bought by the pound. Cold and hot buffet. Very nice staff and the flavor was great! Small town corner restaurant obviously very popular because as we sat in the restaurant there was a steady stream of people coming in for take out.... More 

Thank Momster15
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment you park, the smell hits you! This place is one that you will go to again and again. Fresh salad buffet, deliciously seasoned meats, sides, rice, beans - need I say more? If you haven't tried this place, go! Eat in or take out, you will also find incredible desserts and treats. Friendly staff, too! The Adventures... More 

Thank Maribel R
Silver Spring, Maryland
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Went to Patanal on a Bridgeport culinary expedition with my brother. Excellent food and beer at incredible prices. Limited menu of succulent rotisseried meats and flavorful sides. Frequented by many locals who know the best place to go. Many carry out, but we ate in. Cafeteria style, very casual. Easy place with kids. Wish I lived closer so I could... More 

Thank kfitz00
Stratford CT
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

The Pantanal came highly recommeded by many people, now you can add me to the list. We have enjoyed brazilian bar-b-q in the past. This restaurant does an abundance of take out. The food can be purchased three ways - to go or by the plate for and $7.95-$8.95 per pound, or the way we had it today was $21.95... More 

Thank CTscribe
Bridgeport, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

well, the food is awesome. I have been here too many times to count and I still have not tried it all! by myself, with the kids or with friends, this is my go to spot for a great meal. healthy, fresh and superb value. I like the Brazilian flair, friendly faces and the really good BBQ steak, chicken, sausage,... More 

1 Thank jbb1425
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Hey everybody! Today we got a good one! On Friday, well, maybe last friday, I went to a utopia in Bridgeport. A local Brazilian Steakhouse! Now, I did not know what to expect, which made it an even bigger surprise when I walked in. Well, first, let me tell you a story. It was in Mid-February, we had just gotten... More 

1 Thank CTboy77
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016 via mobile

Great place to watch a game and dine on amazing Brazilian food. excellent service. Good amount of tables you will always find a place to sit right away. A lot of good choices a vegans also...!!!

2 Thank Saul N
Bridgeport, Connecticut
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

you can order medium or well done. well done is my favorite. along with rice and a large cup of natural guava juice.

1 Thank Ely C
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food, exceptional meat! Everything is very fresh. Definitely try their steak and deserts. They also sell raw meat for the bbq!

1 Thank Alina S
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great buffet choices and the meat was delicious... Sausage, chicken wings, chicken wrapped in bacon, steak and more. They also have desserts that are amazing. Flan, pave, pudim and more. You can take out or eat in. Quick and friendly service!

2 Thank laura m

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
South American, Brazilian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 1:00 am
6:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Frank St, Bridgeport, CT 06604-3206
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bridgeport
  • Phone Number: (203) 335-1071

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