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Tucanos Brazilian Grill

) #16 of 647 Restaurants in Boise $$ - $$$ , Gluten Free Options
1388 S Entertainment Ave, Boise, ID 83709-8316
+1 208-343-4300
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“skewers” (39 reviews)
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CUISINES
Brazilian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1388 S Entertainment Ave, Boise, ID 83709-8316
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1 - 10 of 341 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

True to the Brazilian style and flavor. Very good. Great salad bar and variety of meats. A fun way to have meats served.

Thank Max B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We love the salad bar here. We are vegetarian, and we go to a steak house for the salad. Weird, huh? Nope. There is plenty to eat, and it is EXCELLENT. They have soups, potatoes and pasta as well on the salad bar. Trust me....More

Thank ChefJohnS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just recently visited this restaurant while visiting friends in Nampa. They took me here for the experience and it did not disappoint. The food is amazing, the wait staff is even better and the atmosphere is so fun. But...be sure that you don't eat...More

Thank Shanna B
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We can't wait to celebrate with you again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is excellent, the salad bar is out of this world, and it is a fun experience! I keep coming back whenever I'm in the area.

Thank CremeKat
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here for lunch our last day of our trip, and it was a great finishing touch. I highly recommend the crab salad, spinach and strawberry salad, and lots of varieties of meat. The top sirloin was my favorite. I like my beef on...More

Thank Carol S
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Carol!

Reviewed April 26, 2017

We have dined here on multiple times. Couples and small groups. Great bar, the food is endless and great! Sign up for the birthday meal.

Thank W6708JVlarrys
Reviewed April 19, 2017

I have only been to Tucanos a couple of times. It is a nice place to eat dinner, but you want to make sure you bring your wallet. The food has always been great, and so is the atmosphere, but you really need to plan...More

Thank alanjtoncray
Reviewed April 14, 2017

The only reason this restaurant does not get five stars is on account of the noise. I guess I am just getting old, as I have become quite sensitive to noise. There are poor acoustics, and lots of bare wood surfaces for the noise to...More

Thank Sylvia S
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Thank you for your visit and your review, we can't wait to have you back. In the meantime we will look into ways that we can reduce the noise level, so you can have an even better visit the next time you're in!

Reviewed April 12, 2017

Waited almost 45 mins to be seated even with a reservation. Once seated, wait help immediately brought the different skewers of food. Excellent food and drinks. Very pricey for someone who doesn't eat a lot. Good place to go for a special occasion.

Thank terri20172017
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

My server Amy, had a terrible attitude. She made me want to walk out and bring my food with me. I don't feel like she is a good asset to the company and should bring her unwelcoming attitude somewhere else. Other tables seemed to have...More

Thank Arak E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Brazilian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1388 S Entertainment Ave, Boise, ID 83709-8316
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Boise
  • Phone Number: +1 208-343-4300
  • E-mail
Description
Tucanos is an experiential dining, family-friendly destination that combines the unique serving style of the traditional Brazilian grilling, referred to as "churrasco" (shoe-HAS-ko) - an exhibition-style meal surrounded by flames and colors, with the flair and festivity of the beaches of Rio de Janeiro. The cuisine features specially seasoned or marinated meats and vegetables (nearly 20 varieties), grilled and then served hot off the skewers at each table until the guest's appetite is fully gratified.

Guests will find one-of-a-kind touches at the restaurant abound, including the color-coded, Tucanos Cue. Placing the Tucanos cue green side up lets the entree servers know that guests would like the parade of seasoned meats, vegetables and fresh pineapple brought to the table. Expertly trained meat servers then slice sizzling portions off skewers directly onto diners' plates. Tucanos also offers an abundant and award-winning Salad Festival, featuring more than 70 items.
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