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“Brought my Brazilian family here”
Review of Cleo's Steakhouse

Cleo's Steakhouse
Ranked #77 of 158 Restaurants in San Bruno
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Barbecue, Brazilian
Dining options: Buffet, Reservations
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Dining options: Buffet, Reservations
Reviewed March 25, 2012

We brought my Brazilian mother in law for dinner here. Most waiters (if not all) were Brazilian so that made her happy to finally speak Portuguese to other people. She thought all the meat offerings were truly authentic churrasco and the buffet dishes well cooked and presented. The deserts were also very good and authentic (try the passion fruit mousse)! The atmosphere surprised me however. The glaring fluorescent lights overhead, loud acoustics and the tables pushed very close together was not quite what I pictured for as expensive as this place was. My husband and mother in law downed about 5000+ calories in meat while I had the buffet only (veggies, fish, rices, salads). $19 for the only the buffet, $29 for the whole shebang (does not include desert).

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2  Thank Isabellababy
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Reviewed February 20, 2012

The prices have risen at this "new" location from over 1 year ago, but i think i will still go for now. It's cheaper than a competitors prices, which is why i will go here 9 times out of 10 vs. the other place, but I hope they stop raising it! They could offer a few more meat varieties for lunch, but overall, worth the price, and the location is nice inside! Parking, not the greatest experience if you go during a busy day. There are a few parking lots close by, take advantage of the parking in back if you can!

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2  Thank LarBearSSF-CA
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Reviewed January 5, 2012

Everything was very, very good and a meat lovers paradise. The food is the same as Espetus in taste & quality at half the price. The ambiance is ok, not great. but then I go to restaurants for the delicious food, not the ambiance. Affordable when you're taking the whole family. Very nice selection at the salad bar. All of the meats were cooked perfectly (medium/pink, not over done and not too pink. The freshly baked biscuits are to die for, the grilled cinnamon-pineapple and fried bananas are delicious and the service was very, very good. Reservations definitely needed.

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2  Thank mommac
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Reviewed November 18, 2011

Went Cleo's and had a great meal. For the price you cant beat it. Go hungry because the food never stops arriving.

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1  Thank Franc D
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Reviewed October 3, 2011

Cleo's is amazing. They have a buffet of salad fixin's, rice, breads, soups and an array of Brazilian dishes (fejoida too), but its the meat on the skewers that are delicious. Waiters will come to the table with a skewere and you accept or decline the latest meat. They have everything, beef, chicken, tri-tip, chicken wings, chicken hearts (didn't try this one), bacon wrapped chicken and even lamb. I stopped after 4 skewers, but the food kept on coming and YOU have to tell them to stop coming over.

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1  Thank twins1_11
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