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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)
12122450505
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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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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Jackson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So I'm the type of girl who researches EVERYTHING and I normally prefer hole in the wall joints. I've also been to some pretty amazing places and have been lucky enough to travel to Bora Bora. (not saying this to brag, but I want to convey a strong point). I live in NJ and randomly decided to have a date... More 

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White Plains
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Celebrated my birthday with friends and had a great time. Come with an appetite, because you can eat as much as you want. The salad bar is one of the most varied I have seen and all is very good. But don't fill up on the salad bar, the meat is the star of the show. If you are a... More 

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England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't fault the service of this restaurant and when we asked to be moved to a quieter table there was no fuss. Good selection of meats and cooked how we asked, they were also very generous with it, compared to some Rodizio restaurants we have been in where they try and mix in cheaper cuts. It is really expensive but... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I think the title says it all. Excellent food and service especially from Angel. You cannot go wrong. Fantastic salad bar and lots of meat choices.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A $170 bill for a 2 course meal and no alcoholic drinks or deserts / coffee ordered. The surroundings, service and meal was very pleasant, but this just seems very expensive for an experience that lasted just over and hour and a quarter. The amount of the bill / check would have felt justified if desert / coffee was included... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant. Amazing food and very friendly staff. Service was top notch. If you like meat you will not be disappointed.

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Lausanne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I do not understandvthe reviews saying it is to expensive. Expensive it is. But the quality is really here. You have what you pay for. And the staff is friendly.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutely LOVE this place. The "salad" bar stocked with sushi, veggies, cheese, quinoa, shrimps, and yes salad! is great! Before the meat parade starts you can have appetizers on top of your salad, that consist of fried yuca, rice, beans, brazilian dough cakes w/a hint of cheese, which are all, you guessed it. Delicious! ALL of the meat is... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow...we all loved this place and was such a fun experience and something a bit different. Make sure you go hungry as you can eat and eat. There is such a huge variety of meats and all cooked so well as well as unlimited sides and an excellent buffet. It is pricey but great for a special occasion and worth... More 

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Herzlia, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a huge restaurant, lively and boisterous. The principle is that you eat as much meat as you want to. Various kinds of meat are constantly on offer and you can go to a salad bar and have as much as you wish there too. Service is courteous and efficient. The quality of the non-meat sector high. The meat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $80
Cuisine
Brazilian, Latin, South American, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Meals
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
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
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: 12122450505
Description
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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