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Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse

1508 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-2808
+1 803-728-0887
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“lamb chops” (15 reviews)
“pineapple” (12 reviews)
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Brazilian, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1508 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-2808
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love that restaurant. Go here atleast once a month... Service is always good and the managers are always walking around making sure everything is great....

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is amazing & the service is excellent!! It is well worth $35 per person!!! You will leave on F, which means FULL!!!!

1  Thank sherrip441
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Attended on a graduation weekend. Eight people, different tastes and interests, but all were happy. You do an amazing center piece--part salad bar and par dinner sides--and then gauchos bring you 16 different meats. You take want you want or pass.

1  Thank Thomas N
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The food is delicious. The drinks are, as well. The salad bar could be a little better. Attended a work dinner party and the meat definitely made its rounds enough for everyone to get very full.

1  Thank Alex'Erica E
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Go here for the experience if you've never been to a Brazilian-style restaurant. The staff is very courteous and helpful and the manager came by to check on us throughout the night. The salad bar is overloaded with wonderful items - black beans, rice, cheeses,...More

1  Thank TheBogotano
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Went with friend, first/ last visit to this place . Despite the kind staff. You can do better at Golden Corral! At 35$ person, sub par salad bar, the chicken breast was so dry like cardboard on a stick! The lamb was greasy left a...More

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

When we could find nothing near Township Auditorium open before CHICAGO concert, we wandered down to the Main Street in Columbia and found this restaurant. They have a fantastic salad bar you can get for $20 which we did. It sounds pricey, but there were...More

1  Thank travelontheroad08530
Reviewed 3 May 2017

My wife and I drove 2 hours one way to eat here while visiting Myrtle Beach on our anniversary and yes it was well worth the trip. We found a good deal on Groupon however we will return hear next year regardless. Be careful you...More

2  Thank Ted K
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

You are definitely going to pay more than you think for this type of experience, but the quality of the food and the variety makes it worth the price. This is not somewhere you would eat everyday, but it is a nice treat every once...More

1  Thank Rollyscience
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Took my wife out for date night and went to Cowboys! I highly recommend this restaurant! Great salad bar and all the meat you can eat! We found nothing bad here! If you're too full for dessert, go for the cinnamon pineapple! It will make...More

1  Thank mking92185
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Scott B
What is appropriate attire?
8 July 2016|
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Response from eric k | Reviewed this property |
causal to business causal is good. I didn't see anyone there at lunch in shorts. Nice jeans and shirt are cool I am sure. Dinner might be bus causal.....
what is the closest hotel to you
29 December 2014|
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Response from kmts5 | Reviewed this property |
The Marriott is closer than the Sheraton but both are within walking distance. We stayed at the Sheraton on Club level and would not recommend that, it really needs some TLC.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1508 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-2808
    (Hampton St.)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-728-0887
  • E-mail
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