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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“chicken hearts” (15 reviews)
“lamb” (29 reviews)
“meat sweats” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Hours
Steakhouse, South American, International, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
100-5920 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0K2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I definitely recommend this place! Great service, great food, great atmosphere! Large salad bar & many different meats to try. So many different flavours.

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meat cuts, very hospitable service, hands down my favourite Brazilian steakhouse in town. My kids love coming here and really enjoy the food and ambiance

Thank Mohammed M
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service the one in Canmore is great too. Attentive and friendly staff great salad bar and variety of meats brought to your table on swords by waiters dressed like gauchos

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 6 July 2018

I took the family to Gaucho Brazilian Barbeque restaurant to celebrate a son leaving for work overseas. Like most Brazilian restaurants servers dressed in Gaucho dress serve a variety of meats served on swords or skewers. You can eat what you want so it can...More

Thank Marty911
Reviewed 8 June 2018

There is broken décor and is poorly decorated. Cheap meat cuts and cheap salads. SO overpriced for the low quality they offer.

1  Thank monika w
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Admittedly, I have only enjoyed Gauchos lunch buffet but it so good that it keeps me coming back. The food & the service are both exceptional. Pro tip: The salad bar is a delicious trap! Eating your greens is good for you but if you...More

1  Thank Mike T
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

I drop off my family at the door and by the time I could park they were almost done. So I got so frustrated and left. After leaving they still wanted to charge my wife for my meal, they made a big deal of getting...More

Thank Jesus R
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I can't recommend this place enough. The food was amazing and the staff were very friendly. One of the best dining experiences I've had in years. If you're in Calgary, go to Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue.

1  Thank bazcam
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

The food was out of this world but beyond that the service was excellent! Our server was very attentive to our table and the people who brought around the meat were always cheerful and quick to serve! Nothing left wanting!!!

1  Thank Kelsie P
Reviewed 27 April 2018

I have travelled in Brazil where we dined in some of the best restaurants available to that country, but Gaucho has them all beat. One of the best meals and experiences i have every had the pleasure of having.

1  Thank DaveSWhite
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Questions & Answers
Kamand K
26 March 2018|
Response from Piturella | Property representative |
Hi There! Our lunch price is $30. At the Calgary location we have a lunch special Mon-Thurs $26. Dinner Rodizio is $49. Thx for your interest and we hope to see you soon!
Patrick H
18 June 2017|
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Response from Piturella | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we do. Please come into one of our locations any time! Thx
17 February 2017|
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Response from Piturella | Property representative |
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$37
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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
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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