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529 Alma St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1602
+1 650-327-1323
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  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“picanha” (6 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Brazilian, Latin, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
529 Alma St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1602
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

14 different types of meats grilled. Salad bar was also excellent. Very good wine selection. Service was good. Good for big team dinner.

Thank Sean Seungwon J
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Pampas offers a dining experience of Brazil known as Rodizio. During business trips to Brazil I have experienced many restaurants of this type. Unfortunately, while Pampas is a fairly authentic experience the dining itself is not as pleasurable because they do not slice off only...More

Thank Wilton W
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Complete feast in the Brazilian tradition of eating barbecued meat. Distributed between some 9 or 10 different types of preparations covering pork, beef,chicken and fish; the fare is amazing. The sirloin steaks were out of the world. To add to it the salad bar is...More

Thank Shyamal B
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We went for a team dinner, and it was amazing, I had nothing else but meat. Staff was supper friendly and the wine list had good and reasonable price. Fillet Mignon is something that you should really try, but all meat was really good quality...More

Thank ramospablo
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

The concept of serving the varies of meeting in a course fits very good if you go there in a big group and want to spend sometime together. The food was tasty and at high quality. An introduction to the concept should have been done...More

Thank YMK01
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

If you are a meat lover you should definitely go to this place. They serve all you can eat meat with a fantastic salad and vegetable buffet. The service was great.

Thank Simone B
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Went here for my 50th birthday and my first Brazilian Steakhouse experience. Like others have said, the salad bar if you call it that is fantastic. The meat ranged from excellent to fair if even fair. The hard part is the slow service time with...More

Thank Ty L
Reviewed 23 July 2017

First time at this restaurant! The Rodizio allows you to sample all sorts of meats but make sure you are very hungry for this! This includes the side bar which is a long spread of all sorts of different side items - I made the...More

1  Thank TLCMER
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Meat is not the best quality and take a long time to be served- would not come back. It takes a long time to get the food and unless you add sauces it does not taste good

Thank wasrco
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Great place with an all you can eat concept but still very stylish. That's a rate combination, in my experience. Maybe because it is not cheap. Considering the freshness, the variety, the Quality, et cetera, the prices are fair. Very good value. An interesting place...More

Thank Lars H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 529 Alma St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1602
    (University Ave)
  • Public Transportation: The Palo Alto Caltrain stop is directly across the street.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-327-1323
  • E-mail
In the heart of downtown Palo Alto, fine dining meets entertainment and extravagance, and authentic Brazilian cuisine is served with contemporary style. Amidst this ambiance, you'll feel at home whether you're having an impromptu gathering, romantic rendezvous, family dinner, or business function. Let Pampas infuse the spirit of Brazil into your evening!
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