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Craving a taste of South America? Look no further than Las Vegas to quench your thirst for Brazilian steakhouses, at which you can experience the all-you-ca-eat churrasco service at many of them. With so many options, where do you start? This guide highlights our top 10 Brazilian restaurants in Las Vegas, from luxurious spots on the Strip to hidden gems off the beaten path. This list offers something for every budget, from popular chains to intimate, upscale steakhouses, and even family-run local spots you might not hear about from your hotel’s concierge. We’re here to stoke your appetite for perfectly grilled meats, fresh seafood, and rich stews, all with deep flavor profiles. Let’s go!


1. Galpão Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse

In the mood for Brazilian cowboys and endless grilled meats? Look no further than Galpao Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse, where sultry cuts of meats including beef, pork, chicken, lamb, and a variety of fish ensure that there is something to please everyone in your group. While the meats get all of the attention, don’t sleep on the gourmet salad bar that includes hearts of palm, artichoke hearts, sweet beets, imported cheeses and cured meats among the more than 40 items on offer.

Conveniently located on the Strip side of Fashion Show Mall, on the north side of the Strip, this highly regarded Brazilian churrascaria also features some show stopping sides and desserts served table side. Highlights include the garlic mashed potatoes, caramelized bananas, and traditional black beans and rice. Guests regularly praise the impeccable service levels and welcoming modern environment of the top spot on our list. Great for special occasions and large groups, Galpao Gaucho is sure to impress your entire group!

Address: 3200 S. Las Vegas Blvd #1260, Las Vegas, NV 89109


2. Texas de Brazil

Texas de Brazil, situated in the upscale shopping center of Town Square, a short 5-10 minute ride from the center of the Strip, offers a taste of Brazilian hospitality alongside an all-you-can-eat churrascaria experience. This high end chain restaurant, founded on the idea of merging Texas-sized portions with Brazilian traditions, caters to big appetites. Unlike many other run of the mill rodizio restaurants, Texas de Brazil features an eye catching fresh salad and sides bar with seasonal ingredients, cured meats and fish, and artisan cheeses to name a few of the offerings.

From juicy picanha to herb-marinated lamb and grilled chicken, Texas de Brazil boasts a wide variety that caters to everyone, even vegetarians. Don’t forget to turn your coaster green – the universal churrascaria signal for “bring on the meat!” – and prepare for a delicious journey into the world of southern Brazilian cuisine.

Address: 6533 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89119


3. CHICA

At CHICA, located in The Venetian Resort Las Vegas, award-winning chef Lorena Garcia curates a menu that celebrates the rich culinary tapestry of Latin America, with a special focus on Brazil. While CHICA’s menu draws influence from many Latin American regions and countries including Venezuela, Peru, Mexico, and Argentina, Brazilian influences shine through in some of the most eye-catching dishes at the restaurant.

A popular appetizer is the pão de queijo, warm and cheesy Brazilian rolls, and flavor packed entree’s include Brazilian stews, like feijoada, a black bean stew with pork, and Moqueca de Peixe, a fish stew featuring coconut milk and cilantro as leading flavors. Beyond the incredible cuisine, you’re in for a treat when you walk into the lively atmosphere of CHICA where you’ll also find a full bar with high end tequila’s on the menu. Be on the look out for the popular Flaming Skull dessert and kick your night off with some fun and an exceptional meal at CHICA.


4. Sushisamba

Another hot spot on our list is located within the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas is Sushisamba. This fusion restaurant is all about pushing culinary boundaries and you’re sure to see Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisines intermingled into some masterfully crafted dishes during your dining experience. From Peruvian ceviches, to the A5 Wagyu beef sliders, or the sizzling picanha meat skewers, you will experience a night of truly global cuisine.

SushiSamba also wow’s diners with dramatic art installations, including the featured three-dimensional swirling “ribbons” that explode from the center of the room, wrapping tables, and winding around the sushi bar and lounge. The 16 floor ceilings provide a larger than life setting for an out of this world culinary experience that will have you tongue globe-trotting all night long.


5. Fogo de Chao

Transport yourself to Southern Brazil at Fogo de Chao, a sophisticated Las Vegas staple renowned for its all-you-can-eat churrascaria experience. Founded in Southern Brazil in 1979 and established in Vegas at the Hughes Center business park in 2011, a 7-10 minute drive from the Strip, Fogo de Chao is a grilled meat lover’s paradise. Fogo features an abundance of flexible dining spaces that are also perfect for larger private parties or events.

Entree’s include the expected offering of brazilian prepared meats as well as some alternatives including Chilean Sea Bass, Salmon, and even vegetarian-friendly options such as the Seared Tofu and Sesame Black Bean Pasta and the Cauliflower Steak. While other competitors offer a Brazilian-inspired churrascaria experience, Fogo is one of the few restaurants on this list that can claim to have originated in Brazil and continue to operate at restaurant locations in Brazil and the United States. While a “chain” may be a turn off to some guests, don’t expect a standard restaurant chain experience at Fogo de Chao. In fact, we wouldn’t be surprised to see you seek them out in other cities after a dining experience at their Vegas outpost!

Address: 360 E Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169


6. Pampas Churrascaria Brazilian Grille

Established in 2004, Pampas Churrascaria Brazilian Grille on the Strip located at The Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, lays claim to the title of the city’s first Brazilian steakhouse. This isn’t your average all-you-can-eat churrascaria. Pampas prides itself on offering a refined take on the rodizio experience, channeling the spirit of the nomadic Gaucho cowboys who once roamed the Brazilian Pampas grasslands. Pampas takes a purists approach to their meat preparation, with only the freshest cuts of meat being simply seasoned with rock salt and then fire-grilled to perfection before serving.

Pampas also features an expansive and flexible layout that welcomes large parties and events including wedding rehearsals, meetings, and other parties. Outside of the standard meats, salad bar, and vegetarian friendly dishes, Pampas also boasts an award-winning wine cellar and a full bar dishing out traditional Brazilian drinks like Caipirinha’s to heighten your experience.


7. Picanha Steak Restaurant

At our number seven spot, is Picanha Steak Restaurant, a family-run, no frills rodizio restaurant that is also one of the most adored restaurants on this list by Vegas locals. With more of a trimmed down a la carte menu that focuses only on offering the best of other Brazilian restaurants menus, Picanha Steak Restaurant is one of the more casual spots on our list that features a fast-casual vibe.

Established in 2017 as a highly successful local food truck that transitioned into their current restaurant location, Picanha Steak Restaurant is the product of the blood, sweat, and tears invested by the Fernandez family of Brazil that migrated to Las Vegas in 2014. Menu hits include the Pork Belly entree, Picanha Fries, as well as the Picanha Grilled Cheese sandwich. Located in the Southwest corner of the Las Vegas valley, expect approximately a 15 minute car ride from the Strip to this locals grilled meat haven.

Address:  7480 S Rainbow Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89139


8. Boca do Brasil

Unlike the all-you-can-eat rodizio style that dominates Las Vegas’ Brazilian steakhouses, Boca do Brazil offers a more personal dining experience. Founded in 2013 by the family that still operated the restaurant to this day, this Boca do Brazil shines bright with its authentically Brazilian a la carte menu. The menu provides a level of depth and assortment not typically found at the rodizio-style restaurants, including hearty stews, delicious deep-fried pastries called pastels, fried dough balls filled with chicken, called coxinha, and the famous warm cheese rolls known as pao de queijo.

Located a solid 20 minutes from the Strip, this Summerlin restaurant is worth the drive for those looking for an approachably authentic Brazilian dining experience that doesn’t follow the popular mold of all you can eat rodizio such as some of the chain restaurants on this list.

Address: 4825 S Fort Apache Rd Las Vegas, NV 89147


9. Rodizio Grill Nevada

Coming in at number 9 on our list is the churrascaria, Rodizio Grill Nevada in Henderson. This isn’t your ordinary steakhouse – Rodizio Grill, conveniently located just a 20-minute drive from the Strip, offers a unique dining experience where waiters resembling Brazilian cowboys bring an endless parade of freshly grilled meats and proteins right to your table. Here, you won’t have to decide from a menu – simply flip a green coaster to signal “bring on the meat!” and the meat slingers will expertly carve an assortment of fire-kissed cuts straight onto your plate.

Beyond the meats, Rodizio Grill boasts a 95% gluten-free gourmet salad bar overflowing with fresh ingredients and a tempting selection of authentic Brazilian sides. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday or simply seeking a unique Vegas adventure, Rodizio Grill offers a delicious escape into the heart of Brazilian churrascaria culture.

Address: 1300 W. Sunset Rd, Henderson, NV 89014


10. Via Brasil Steakhouse

Via Brasil Steakhouse in Summerlin takes the last spot on our list and is a family-owned rodizio-style restaurant boasting more than 19 cuts of grilled protein, including shrimp, salmon, beef, pork, chicken and lamb for guests to choose from. Founded in 2008 by Adam and Anna Gomes, Via Brasil is the confluence of Adam’s Brazilian heritage and restaurant management experience dating back to when he was a teenager. While the meats are undoubtedly the star of the show at Via Brasil, don’t make the mistake of forgetting about their expansive salad bar and authentic Brazilian accompaniments.

Lastly, if you have the opportunity to visit on a Saturday, reservations are recommended as they host fire dancers during dinner service on this night each week. Via Brasil is located 15 – 20 minutes from the Strip and offers a taste of Brazil in what has become a locals hot-spot in the Summerlin area of the valley.

Address: 1225 S. Fort Apache Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89117


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