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Gilson's Brazillian Restaurant

8191 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821-6847
+1 407-787-3494
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“picanha” (14 reviews)
“steak” (105 reviews)
“salad” (32 reviews)
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Barbecue, Brazilian, South American
$$ - $$$
8191 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821-6847
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Driving to Tampa in a business trip, i decided to stop in Orlando to eat. Looking for some Brazilian restaurant in Central Florida, i found Gilson's Restaurant. The place looks new, it looks like they just opened and has a modern architecture. lots of glass...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mister-Brazil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for lunch, the place was not busy and we were seated right away. Steak and chicken were tough, but the porkchop was good. Fried yucca was crispy but coldish. Rice and feijoada were well seasoned but coldish. There was some sort of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ZacaR1as
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I bought a Groupon a few months ago and decided to use it today. What a great experience! The buffet was loaded with every sort of beef and pork type dish very flavorful and the beans were seasoned to perfection. Absolutely delicious. They also had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marianne F
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

All the other members of my group have been to Brazil and as I was the only one who had never visited Brazil I was initially a bit apprehensive despite their assurances and recommendations. I was not dissappointed as the food was excellent though the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank admirec2015
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Thought this would be a churrascaria, our mistake. Lovely modern clean restaurant. Food was a straight buffet. Not a very inspired selection of dishes. Just not very warm and looked like it had been sitting around for quite a while as staff kept stirring everything...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank janeyholidaygirl
Reviewed October 10, 2018

A very good brazilian buffet with very reasonable prices, they have a nice relaxed atmosphere, the servers are most of them from Brazil so they know what they are offering, loved the natural juices and they have the best pao de queijo in town!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Anabella
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We had just gotten in to town after having our luggage lost and need to stop to get a bite to eat before checking in. It was nice having something a little different. Food was good. Salads were good, Cous Cous salad was minty. Brazilian...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AllieJosie1
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

We were a motor coach group of 44 senior citizens. Vanderlei and staff were ready and waiting for us. They poured drinks quickly and we hit the buffett. The food was nicely displayed the restaurant was immaculate and food was delicious!our group had never tried...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Jude R
Reviewed September 9, 2018

I expected this restaurant to be much better, but it's also not bad. Decent variety of Brazilian dishes, but poor variety of deserts. If you want a decent desert, you have to pay extra. Good service, reasonable price, but the food could be a bit...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dreamer8313
Reviewed August 31, 2018

It's places like this that make buffets unpopular, there was a very good selection of dishes to choose from, unfortunately they all tasted the same and they were all the same temperature. I'm thinking the buffet was loaded up early in the afternoon and everything...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Attila7
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$24 for lunch with no drinks, I would not waste my time there, it's not all you can eat steak and they don't tell u that upfront
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $29
Barbecue, Brazilian, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8191 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821-6847
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-787-3494
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At Gilson's Restaurant the food is served on self-service buffet style with the brazilian's special spice. Serving you in english or portuguese to give the
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