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Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue

100 5920 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0K2, Canada
+1 403-454-9119
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chicken hearts” (16 reviews)
“lamb” (29 reviews)
“meat sweats” (10 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, South American, International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
100 5920 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0K2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s all about the meat here but the buffet doesn’t disappoint either. Service is always quick. Needs to have. Grilled pineapple to cap off the meal tho

Thank Mohammad1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tried Gaucho for the first time, the food was excellent. Highly recommend the pichana and parmesan steak. Staff was extremely attentive and friendly.

Thank Lexy1977
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had never been to a Brazilian restaurant before and as I was in Cow Town I was expecting good beef. Well I certainly got that & so much more the pork, chicken and lamb was every bit as good as the steak . The...More

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 16 January 2018

After dining at Pampas in Edmonton, we wanted to try another "Brazilian BBQ" restaurant to compare. Upon entering we thought it was a decent size until we realized that one wall was a mirror. The restaurant was cold and greeter indicated it was an older...More

Thank jonathan k
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Atmosphere, service and staff was alright at dinner service. Salad varieties could be more refreshing and palate cleansing to compliment the heaviness of the meats. Most salads tasted like a commercially prepared type, some a little stale in flavour, some overpowered by feta cheese topping....More

Thank Kin S
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I frequent this place everytime we’re craving for meat! Friendly staff and good service! 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

Thank cshella
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

My wife wanted to come here for her birthday dinner (adults only!). The many different meats are cooked to perfection. There are some excellent salads and vegetable dishes also to help layer all the meat you'll gorge on! Not cheap but worth it as a...More

Thank JavaMyst
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Based on their lunch, I give this 4 stars instead of 3.5. The flavour of the meat was good, but not great. I think their spice rubs keep the taste in the ballpark, but otherwise are uninspired. Possibly because there were few customers for Monday...More

Thank danerobb
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We had a fairly large group for an early dinner to celebrate two family birthdays. We have been here before, mostly for lunch, and expected a good dinner. As always, the side dishes were fresh and tasty. The meat dishes were tasty, hot, and enjoyed...More

1  Thank K2690CPbobs
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Looking for a great service? Be here at Gaucho and surely will get a 101% great service that your looking for, added a great quality of food. Had been here and the manager is really amazing. Proposing to my fiance goes really well. Thanks a...More

Thank Arian1209
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Patrick H
18 June 2017|
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Hi there, yes we do. Please come into one of our locations any time! Thx
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twinmtmom
17 February 2017|
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Yes, children aged until 5 eat for free. Ages 6-11 are as follows: lunch price is $10, dinner is $15 & that includes a drink & icecream.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$38
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 5920 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0K2, Canada
    (58th Avenue & Macleod Trail SW)
  • Public Transportation: A short walk from the Chinook station.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Alyth - Bonnybrook - Manchester
  • Neighbourhood: Alyth - Bonnybrook - Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 403-454-9119
  • E-mail
Description
Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue is located conveniently on busy Macleod Trail. Gaucho means ~ cowboy ~ and refers to our chef and owner Edmilson Rodrigues. Ede comes from the land of the Gaucho in the south of Brazil and has spent a lifetime introducing his food and culture to his guests. In our restaurant we feature a style of dining made famous in Brazil called, 'Rodizio'. Rodizio dining is like nothing you’ve tried before. To do it properly, budget an evening – or at least a few hours – and come hungry! Your barbecue chef of the evening will come around with massive churrasco-style skewers, each with a tender cut-of-the-day. Meat will be sliced straight to your plate, and it won’t stop till your table turns its card over to display the red side. To compliment your barbecue we feature hot and cold side dishes on our side bar. Our side bar is always changing to assure that our food is fresh and in season. Staples on the side bar include feijoada, the national dish of Brazil and bocconcini cheese made fresh weekly by local craftsmen. We recommend you try one of our traditional cocktails to 'open your stomach'- as Brazilians say! Remember to leave room for dessert like our traditional milk flan or the famous Barbecue Pineapple served on coconut ice cream and topped with guava sauce- we call it the 'Crowned King'! Gaucho has something for everyone! Come taste the experience!
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