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Tucanos Brazilian Grill

$$ - $$$
Raynolds Addition
Brazilian, Gluten Free Options
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110 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3409
+1 505-246-9900
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11:00 - 22:00
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San Diego, California
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

For meat lovers, this buffet is a good choice for a special occasion or splurge. The meats were grilled perfectly and the servers kept up with our table of 16. It was a business lunch and service was quick so we kept on schedule. Vegetarians and vegans won't get their money's worth out of the 60-item salad bar that includes... More 

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Thank Carmela L
Jemez Springs, New Mexico
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I use to love this restaurant for special occasions but not any more. Servers must be over worked. I never saw one of them smile. They were on auto pilot. There are a ton of choices but everything was overpowered by salt and just not very good. I told our server but he had no comment. We were attending an... More 

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Georgetown, TX
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place, IMO, is a step down from other churascas I've been to. First of all, it was incredible noisy, and much more casual in terms of service and décor. The salad bar was nothing special. They did have a wide variety of meats and even fish and shrimp. But I missed the elegance of Estancia or Fogo de Chao.... More 

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Portales, NM
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meats grilled to your desired perfection,a well-stocked salad bar with peel-and-eat shrimp and tasty soups, fruits, breads, and a wide variety of veggies. Great drinks (alcoholic or not--the lemonade is delicious) and all of this is all-you-can-eat. Don't make the mistake of coming if you're not too hungry, though. The desserts are great but we rarely have room for them... More 

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Thank swpr0f
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this review

We can't wait to fill you up again! More 

Praha
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36 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

NIce service, great salad bar, lots of choices - shrimps, mushrooms and other great stuff. All you can eat restaurant. They serve you with meat all around, until you just burst. Great kind guys here.

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Thank ACSforever
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us for a meal! We can't wait to have you back. More 

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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super good deal for lunch. So full! Our 13 year old loved it! Tri-tip sirloin, mango fish and grilled pineapple were our favorites. Also, the Brazilian lemonade is a must have!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typical Brazilian churrasco, grilled meats brought to your table on large skewers. But in addition has delicious fish and grilled vegetables. The fried white fish was out favorite. The salad bar is huge and includes sushi and breakfast items! Very friendly staff and pleasant dining experience. Great for special occasion or with out of town guests.

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Thank AlbuquerqueRush
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this review

We can't wait to Festejar (celebrate) life with you again! More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Excellent service, outstanding food and Buffett - just remember to turn the green/red marker over to get the meat to start coming! Pricey but worth it!!

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Thank Eurootto
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this review

We can't wait to see you again! More 

Mountainair, New Mexico
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Meet friends for a fun filled and truly fantastic food filled evening. Was very impressed with both the service and the food. Lots of choices in both salads and hot foods and lots and lots of meats .

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Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this review

We can't wait to see you again! More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I would like to start by saying we have always liked Tucanos, Albuquerque. The combination of diverse food entrees and great service has always been consistent. We dined on Friday, February 24th and had reservations at 530 PM. Our family was celebrating our father in law visiting from Kentucky. We introduced him to Tucanos during his last visit and he... More 

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Thank firedude545
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are truly sorry to hear that we did not deliver the experience that you have come to expect from Tucanos. We will be sharing your review with our meat servers so you can have the true Tucanos experience the next time you visit. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Cuisine
Brazilian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3409
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Raynolds Addition
  • Neighbourhood: Raynolds Addition
  • Phone Number: +1 505-246-9900
Description
Tucanos is an experiential dining, family-friendly destination that combines the unique serving style of the traditional Brazilian grilling, referred to as "churrasco" (shoe-HAS-ko) - an exhibition-style meal surrounded by flames and colors, with the flair and festivity of the beaches of Rio de Janeiro. The cuisine features specially seasoned or marinated meats and vegetables (nearly 20 varieties), grilled and then served hot off the skewers at each table until the guest's appetite is fully gratified.

Guests will find one-of-a-kind touches at the restaurant abound, including the color-coded, Tucanos Cue. Placing the Tucanos cue green side up lets the entree servers know that guests would like the parade of seasoned meats, vegetables and fresh pineapple brought to the table. Expertly trained meat servers then slice sizzling portions off skewers directly onto diners' plates. Tucanos also offers an abundant and award-winning Salad Festival, featuring more than 70 items.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?