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Porto Alegre

260 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2231
+1 626-744-0555
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“duck” (2 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
“salad bar” (8 reviews)
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Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
260 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2231
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Porto Alegre is a classic Brazilian churrascaria. They offer all of the well prepared classic cuts of beef, black beans, rice, other sides and an excellent selection of salads and vegetables. If I'm hungry enough when I'm in Pasadena, this is a go to spot.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My husband and I had our introduction to Brazilian BBQ at Porto Alegre in Pasadena. Our server was attentive but not overbearing. The food excellent. The salad bar was extensive and fresh. The décor was very nice and foods presented well. We were seated immediately....More

Thank sls58
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Sorry but cannot think of anything good to say, possibly it's cheap. Food was distinctly poor both in visual experience and taste.

Thank John O
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Porto Alegre has an awesome happy hour. $5 wines, good food selection, comfy seating and great service. Highly recommended!

Thank Maddie0
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch on 2/13/16 with one of my girls. I have eaten here many times and have always had a good experience, but it was her first time having Brazilian Churrascaria. The food was excellent as always. We were seated right away, which...More

Thank Denell1006
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

I've been here three times and each time I'm sure I've ruptured my stomach! The food is fantastic; from the cuts of beef to the chicken hearts, it's all very tasty. It is, however, relentless. There's a thing they put on your table that can...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Very good ambience and service. Five stars for those 2 factors. Food was good but not great. The Buffett was way more pleasant than the meats, which is not a good sign. However, everything was still enjoyable, and this place is very much worth visiting...More

Thank Kirill A
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I had never eaten in a Brazilian restaurant of this type. There was a spectacular soup/salad/side bar then a server comes to your table with a never ending flow of different meat offerings ranging from sirloin to sausage to pork belly. You could tell him...More

Thank Elon B
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Dinner was crowded, but we did not have reservations. The selections were above average for a Brazilian BBQ AYCE. The Salad Bar had fresh offerings of greens and soups.

Thank Ralph G
Reviewed 15 June 2014

Upon our arrival the establishment was not crowded, however we were sat right by the salad bar. We requested another table and was accommodated... At our new table no server greeted us and we were forced to seek out help regarding our server.. When the...More

Thank Coolied
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Mark L
is there a dress code? are all credit cards accepted?
16 July 2015|
Response from Ralph G | Reviewed this property |
All credit cards are accepted and the dress code is California casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2231
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-744-0555
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