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Churrascaria Plataforma

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316 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-7391 (Between 8th and 9th Avenues)
+1 212-245-0505
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food is delicious, service is very good, location is great, prices very reasonable. I will for sure come back.

Thank Sergey L
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I came here with a friend and was treated to a great experience. The meats were very delicious and I left a satisfied customer. I will be coming back soon.

Thank Hani D
Ramsey, New Jersey
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174 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is great. We have been numerous times and it never disappoints. For those who aren't familiar, these Brazilian Churrascarias server all-you-can-eat cuts of meat, along with a selection of sides and a salad bar buffet with additional items on it such as scalloped potatoes, soups, etc. The atmosphere of Plataforma is energetic, and it's set up like one... More 

Thank iTravel242
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought my daughter and her friend here for dinner before a play. The food was amazing, the wait staff very friendly and funny! We had a great time! I will definitely go back!

Thank Wendy H
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical style for Churrascaria. Good location. The restaurant is kind of cavernous and thus a little loud. Service was good once the food started coming; the bar is a little slow (albeit the crowd was big). Decent for a larger party; would not recommend for a more intimate affair

Thank Jonathan E
Cranbury, New Jersey
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Come hungry. It's hard not to over-eat at this place. They just keep bringing delicious food to your table. The salad bar is a great starter but I imagine you have to be a meat eater to really enjoy this place. They don't walk around with it but they will bring you chicken hearts if you ask for them. It... More 

Thank Josh N
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my third time in Plataforma and always they give you an excellent service and the food is always amazing.

Thank Kricia F
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there at 9.30pm, short wait for the table. What I can add to everything already written is that in the start I got alot of well done meat, something I dont prefer. I quicly learned that all pork was a bit dry so I skipped that; was disappointed over some overcooked sirloin but than things went in the right... More 

Thank Max A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a big group. We ordered a prix fix which it was overpriced in my opinion. Food was bland and just regular. Nothing special. The server didn't really have us a chance to enjoy the food since they were just serving like if they were on a rush even though we had the stop sign on. Food was cold... More 

Thank TravelingHanbokGirl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an enjoyable experience! We had reservations for 530 on a Saturday night. Perfect time... not too crowded. The service and food were over the top! The meat is sliced at your table. It all melted in my mouth! The salad bar was out of this world. I really could have just eaten the crab all night. I really can't... More 

Thank Melissa R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$35 - $80
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Latin, Barbecue, South American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 W 49th St, New York City, NY 10019-7391
    (Between 8th and 9th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: N, R, W trains to 49th Street, 1 train to 50th Street & C, E Trains to 50th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-245-0505
Churrascaria Plataforma is a Rodizio style restaurant. Rodizio is a method of serving meat that originated in the south of Brazil in the early 1800's. The concept is to serve a wide variety of different cuts of beef - sirloin, baby beef, top round, skirt steak, short ribs, brisket, rib eye; pork - ham, pork ribs, sausage, pork loin, suckling pig; chicken - chicken legs, chicken hearts; turkey - wrapped in bacon; lamb, fish, etc. in succession, to each diner individually right at their table. A meal typically begins with a trip to the gourmet salad bar, which features a variety of vegetables and composed salads in addition to four hot dishes. We also serve a selection of side dishes at your table. The main course, the highlight of the meal, will start when you flip your coaster-sized "chip" from the red side to the green side, signaling the meat cutters you're ready to be served. Winner of Three Consecutive NYC Health Dept "Golden Apple Award".

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