Brazilian Steakhouses in Olympia Heights


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Inspired by Brazilian gaucho—or cowboy—style of cooking meats, the owners and chefs of Brazaviva Churrascaria opened their restaurant and devoted its menu of endless dishes to the Old-World grilling method. As the restaurant describes it, the wayfaring gauchos roamed the expansive grasslands of Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul, skewering their meat dinners and roasting them over a fiery pit, before carving off thin slices to be shared around the fire.

Holding true to that tradition, the eatery's expert carvers bring skewers of fire-roasted beef, pork, lamb, chicken, and sausage tableside to pile plates high. Guests eat as much as they like, using a card that is green on one side and red on the other to indicate to the friendly staff carvers to keep the feast flowing, or to take a moment's savoring pause. Whatever belly room is left over after all cards go red calls for filling up with one of the eatery's unique desserts that swirl South American flavors such as passion fruit and papaya into rich smoothies and mousses. A collection of fine wines selected specially to compliment the charred flavors of the meats is available to complete the experience.

7910 NW 25th St
Doral,
FL
US

For a taste of South America, Texas de Brazil is home to some of the tastiest Brazilian fare in Miami's North Westside community. No need to miss out on Texas de Brazil just because you are avoiding fat or gluten. The restaurant has loads of options that can accommodate your dietary needs. Whether you have something to celebrate or just need something to take the edge off, the drink menu at Texas de Brazil won't disappoint. Youngsters are more than welcome to join mom and dad at Texas de Brazil. Don't miss out on the private room at Texas de Brazil — you'll want to reserve the space the next time you and your whole crew need a place to celebrate together. Eat outdoors Texas de Brazil (weather permitting) with their beautiful patio seating.

Don't get stuck waiting for a table — the restaurant accepts reservations. No need to gussy up for a trip to Texas de Brazil, where patrons dress for comfort and fun. The restaurant has catering services as well. For those in a rush, the restaurant lets you take your food to go.

The restaurant offers convenient parking in the connecting lot, and (optional) valet is also provided.

Checks are bigger than average at the restaurant, so prepare your wallet. The dinner menu is a crowd pleaser at the restaurant, though breakfast and lunch are also served.

11401 Northwest 12th Street
Miami,
FL
US

Waiters whirl through Grimpa Brazilian Steakhouse's streamlined interior, dancing with swords that skewer more than 15 kinds of meat. Diners can sample steaks and an 18-item salad bar and hot buffet in the art-strewn dining room or on the outdoor patio, where swaying palms and ghost cowboys bring to mind traditional gaucho camps. An onsite wine cellar accommodates international vintages of red, white, and bubbly, and an à la carte menu allows chefs to pair tender cuts of beef and fish with gourmet sauces and sides.

901 Brickell Key Boulevard
Miami,
FL
US

Find the best of Brazil at Boteco. Boteco is a fantastic spot to indulge and with no low-fat options, you'll need to save the diet for another day. For your viewing pleasure, Boteco also stocks TVs in the bar area. Tots and tykes will be right at home at Boteco with its kid-approved food and ambience. Eat outdoors Boteco (weather permitting) with their beautiful patio seating. The perfect place for a large party, Boteco will comfortably host your friends and family. Getting online is easy with Boteco free and convenient wifi. Live music is common at Boteco, as is a DJ. Boteco also features a DJ and dancing. The bar's noise level can be somewhat straining on the vocal cords, so intimate get-togethers may be best enjoyed elsewhere. Pups of all sorts are also welcome at the bar.

If your Friday or Saturday night plans include a trip to the bar, it's best to reserve a table before heading over. Boteco's dress code is casual — diners are welcome to dress up (or down) to their comfort level. Feed the gang at your next get-together with catering from Boteco as well. If you're strapped for time, take out food from Boteco.

For diners who choose to drive to the bar, parking is readily available — the nearby lot offers optional valet, and street parking is also accessible.

Your bill at Boteco will typically run less than $30 per person, so bring the whole gang!

916 NE 79th St
Miami,
FL
US

Varanda’s menu deposits delicious Brazilian cuisine in hungry stomachs, ensuring they're happily filled with ingredients from South America. Guests such as Lady Gaga and Ricky Martin have dined at Varanda’s, and the eatery can also satisfy inner celebrities with starters such as asinha de frango (chicken wings, $7.95) or pastel de queijo, a popular cheese-filled pastry ($1.95). Meat eaters can enjoy the muqueca de peixe—a fish fillet simmered in coconut sauce and spices and served with beans and rice ($13.95)—plunge their teeth into a picanha steak ($13.95), or sample linguica, a Brazilian-style sausage served with beans, rice, and a side ($12.95).

6616 Collins Ave
Miami Beach,
FL
US

Each of 8 oz. Burger Bar's signature patties is sculpted from a combination of humanely raised, hormone-free Black Angus sirloin, short rib, and chuck aged in a Himalayan salt-tiled meat locker. Go the traditional route with grass-fed Estancia beef ($9), or mix up the core of a layered masterpiece with free-range turkey or homemade veggie burgers ($8 each). All creations can be customized with freebies such as ketchup and onion, or garnished with extras like cheese, avocado, a fried egg, and more ($1–$2 extra). 8 oz. also offers a variety of sandwiches such as the short-rib grilled cheese with onion marmalade ($8), or opt for a butter lettuce and endive salad featuring walnut-bread croutons and vinaigrette (also humanely raised, $9). Accessorize your meal with sides ($4) such as fried pickles, brussel sprouts, bacon, sweet-potato chips, or truffled potato skins. View the menus here.

1080 Alton Rd
Miami Beach,
FL
US