Copacabana Brazilian Steak House- Niagara Falls
Copacabana Brazilian Steak House- Niagara Falls

Copacabana Brazilian Steak House- Niagara Falls

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.thecopa.ca/
  • Phone: 9053548775x2
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sun 4pm-9:30pm, Mon 5pm-9:30pm, Tuesday 5pm-9:30m, Wed 5pm-9:30pm, Thurs 5pm-9:30pm, Friday 5pm-11pm, Sat 4pm-11pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Brazilian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Parking available in rear of restaurant
A word from Copacabana Brazilian Steak House- Niagara Falls
Authentic Brazilian Rodizio. Immerse yourself in the culture through delectable eats, incredible cocktails and the best in live entertainment. There are no average nights at CopaCabana.

Copacabana is a unique and exciting concept with a storied history deeply rooted in Brazilian culture. Our focus on superior food quality, exceptional service and an exciting dining experience for every guest is how we create lasting memories for our guests with every visit.

Indulge with over 20 cuts of perfectly seasoned and grilled meats along with a full buffet, pasta and salad bar to satisfy every appetite. We pair mouthwatering food with an invigorating atmosphere.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Copacabana Brazilian Steak House- Niagara Falls reviews from OpenTable diners
89 reviews since May 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.5
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelEnergetic
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (63)special occasion (55)great for outdoor dining (40)fit for foodies (33)hot spot (29)romantic (19)late-night find (15)vibrant bar scene (13)kid-friendly (12)neighborhood gem (10)great for lunch (9)scenic view (6)great for brunch (3)notable wine list (3)Show More
  • Unique dining experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    - delicious variety of beef, chicken, salmon, pork served - excellent, attentive, friendly service - salad bar was plentiful and complimented meat dishes - great evening for group of 8
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • For meat lovers
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Excellent variety of delicious meats. Very attentive wait staff always keeping your plate full.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Great restaurant. Awesome experience having different meats brought to you. Didn't expect the price to be so high, but really liked it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good
    Cunosei
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Food was good , nice if u don't want a quite dinner out .. Nothing bad to say.. A bit pricy .. There is only so much meat 1 person can eat. Staff was friendly ..
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    Foodfan112
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Our first time here. We showed up at 5pm and the meet was just coming off the grill. Lots of servers and attentive bar staff. Show up early and have the place to yourself on a Thursday. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Childs birthday
    MicheeBoo
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    not a place for a 4years old bday. They charged $6 when it should have been free (typical picky eater). and the booth seating is too low for the table. I advised when making the reservation, why did I have to run down and beg for the little extra they do for a birthday celebration? I always heard Niagara is better, I have to say the band and ambiance and set up is BETTER than the eglinton and young set up
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Better than expected!
    Marbiegreen
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Upon entering, the restaurant was very dark. Once seated, our table was intimate & cozy. The servers were extremely nice & helpful. Amazing salads and sides at the buffet, meat was very plentiful and they were really accommodating. The servers kept asking which cuts we liked and they were sure to bring that back for us instantly. The grilled pineapple is to die for. Our waitress brought us fresh hot corn muffins and the best deep fried bananas in cinnamon sugar that I have ever had. This was a surprise! My only problem with this restaurant is that they only have fish on the weekend. The restaurant is like a nightclub on the weekends and not for quiet dining. Too bad we cannot enjoy it with family and friends who are vegetarians!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • An Experience
    TheBoo
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The food and service were great. you need to like your meat rare to eat here. Lots of variety and quick service. the atmosphere was louder than I like for dinner. The band was mediocre. We didn't see any Brazilian dancers. Over all it is a meat heaven. I would recommend the experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lower Your Expectations
    Hungry1
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    I have eaten at many of these Brazilian style steakhouses and this definitely ranks as the worst. They rarely come by with meat, and I have never seen salmon, pineapple or so much chicken at a "steakhouse". It's cheaper than most and still not worth it!
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food, disappointing service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    I had been here previously and came back tonight because I had enjoyed myself the first time. Unfortunately we had to watch as the waiters repeatedly walked by us without so much as a glance even though our card was flipped to show "fire it up". Once someone finally glanced in our direction we were able to get served, but being on the way back to the kitchen we often received what was left of the meat rather than some of the choicer cuts. Mix up your routes fellas!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Meat Loverz Paradise
    Stitcherboy
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    My wife and I had a great time and enjoyed the food at Copacabana in Niagara Falls. Once the loud canned music was turned off and the live band started, the ambience improved, although it was a tad loud. I would go back and recommend it to anyone who doesn't know that different cuts beef taste completely different from each other, especially with the different seasonings. Menu's, buffet labels and print collateral (website update, too perhaps) should have gluten free designations to accommodate GF diners. It's the 2010's, time to get with the program.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 1st time Brazilian
    acdecal
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    First time trying this type of restaurant. Lot of fun. Lot of food. All you can eat.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    This place is amazing. Just be sure to go on an empty stomach. You will be stuffed after leaving!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A must for meat lovers!
    Aymee
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    The food was great. So much meat! They even asked us what we wanted them to bring to our tables and got it served right away. Salad bar was great. Service was excellent, kept changing our plates and making sure everything was perfect with us. Really amazing restaurant. A must go in Niagara!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Simply awesome
    FodenFam
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    I have been to Brazilian Steak Houses before and this one certainly delivered the experience I was looking for. Took my husband and son for their first time - the food was very good and the meats were scrumptious. The sausage was great but the best of all was the sirloin. They gave us a birthday dessert which was very nice (super sweet). We will definitely go back. Service was exceptional
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It was a very good experience
    Good2eat
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    You have to be selective with your food , good food coming at the end
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious! Had a great time!
    Sue4
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    Food was amazing and I have never been there before. Really enjoyed the atmosphere. Only negative for me was that the food came so fast and furious I felt overwhelmed! Will definitely go back next time I'm there. Thanks so much!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Copa
    manillaman
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    I would highly recommend the Copa, after visiting the Brasa on two other ocasions I wasnt very happy with the Brazilain experience. The Copa was recommmended to me and after having a great meal and excellent service my faith has been restored. Our watress was excellent and very attentive and the waiters were pretty good as well. My only complaint is that we were a table of two and were put beside a table of 8 one side and a table of 6 on the other. So when the meat was served to either side of us there was nothing left and we were overlooked a number of times with different cuts of meat. But the atmosphere was excellent and we had a very nice booth just for the two of us and found it very romantic.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    The services was excellent, variety of food good but the time to be serve at the table was way too long
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious
    FromMontreal
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Excellent service! Very big selection and qualitie of meet and a nice cold and hot buffet. The outdoor terasse is amazing at night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a learning experience
    mdj2929
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Our dinner was good, but this kind of buffet requires a certain degree of patience. If you accept all of the different meats that are offered, you will quickly become too full to try the others. Be selective and take your time. Then, you will get to taste some very nice grilled meats etc...
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • not conducive to conversation
    LoftyPam
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    This was my first visit - and probably my last. :( We brought colleagues visiting from Spain to Niagara Falls to see the sites and thought the Copacabana Brazilian Steak House would be a nice experience. Wrong ! Maybe because we had a 9pm reservation - the music was extremely loud and not conducive to conversation - it was disappointing. The house band wasn't very good either. The food was enjoyable - the wait staff didn't visits our table at the frequency as we were lead to believe and my selection of items from the salad bar were bland in my opinion. Your star rating for noise level is misleading - energetic is the only item that reflects LOUD and Unpleasant.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great place to go and eat meat
    1mb1
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    Food is always good and hot salad bar is great, has a wide assortment of different types of food
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Really Great time!
    MissPiggy
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    My fiancé and myself came here on a Monday night for a engagement dinner! The waitress was very sweet and very attentive. The food was delicious and hot and my favourite is the garlic sirloin. I try not to fill up at the salad bar but they have a nice selection of salads from ceaser salad to quinoa and pasta salad. If you come here, come hungry! The grilled pineapple is amazing as well as the corn bread muffins. We had a bottle of wine which was not bad priced at $32 a bottle. As a final touch, the waitress brought out a warm brownie on a plate which had congratulations ! Written out in tasty raspberry sauce. It was a great time and I recommended highly!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pamtam
    Pt22
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    Great food. Very friendly service. Steaks were awesome.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome!
    EliRod
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    If you are close to Niagara Falls this is a must go place for dinner. Great food and live music.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Brazilian Steakhouse Period!
    ripken4ever
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    My wife and I (sometimes the kids) take at least two trips a year just to spend an overnight in Niagara Falls specifically so we can have a meal at the Copacabana! We come from Rochester, NY which just just opened up a Brazilian Steakhouse but does not even come close to the quality and selection of the Copacabana. There is nothing better than going to a restaurant and knowing the food will taste the same every time you go! Service is always fantastic. If you're not a meat lover or like your meat with a lot of spices then stay home.....if you love meat you will NOT be disappointed. Don't forget to ask for corn bread or fried bananas!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • the supervisor lied
    KikaRikka
    Dined on 6/19/2014
    We usually go to the yonge st but eat @the falls 1 at least 3xs a year. when we arrived we saw that the parm crusted filet mignon was crossed off the list (its our fave & its 70% of what we eat when we go) we asked if it was removed from just this location or all of them. she said the owner removed it from all locations but could have them make us parm crusted sirloins. They were ok, no were near as tender as the fm. The prime rib with melted cheese (our 2nd fave) was over loaded with salt! More stuff happened but there's a word limit on here... I called the toronto ones & they do have the parm crusted fm! The supervisor from niagara falls lied. we would have left actually enjoyed dinner if she told us the truth
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Gastronomic!
    bubbsterVIP
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    The different selections of meat were very interesting. Very good flavors, decent variety. The meats were all hot off of the grill and very well seasoned. The server was indifferent and inattentive. She was preoccupied with conversation with coworkers. Overall was good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • so-so to poor experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    The service was horrible, our server never came back, forgot to get our drinks and never gave us clean plates although she said she would twice. the meat was very salty and undercooked…they need to come around with the variety as we found we were getting multiple servings of the same thing over and over. Would not go back, they really need to work on things. We even had to get up to flag someone down to pay our bill since our server never brought us our last drink we ordered.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome food!
    meatlover
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    It was my first time at Copa Cabana and I loved it! Loved that music wasn't blaring so you can talk to the person at your table comfortably. The servers were very kind and accommodating. Top food would have to be the Pineapple and Salmon. Pleasantly surprised as to how good the food was. Definitely coming back soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but could be better
    Stillhungry
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    Amazing food but felt neglected when it came to the meat service. Some things I wanted to try more than once but they never came back around a 2nd time- they pushed the less expensive meats and after about 45 min (2 hr reservation) they stopped coming around as if trying to hurry us out or hoping we would fill up on the buffet items. For a $160 dinner incl bottle of wine, I wanted more meat and although I enjoyed the buffet, I left unfulfilled and felt I didn't get the value I paid for. In meat I got the equivalent of a half steak and I'm a 130lb woman so it's not like I'd eat much anyway. The food was great but definitely not all you can eat when it came to the meat portion. Think I may try similar restaurant Brasa next time instead.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • overrated
    msribbet
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    r meat server was absent most of the time and we felt neglected as the table just over from us was getting great service. we had to ask 3 times to have the lamb leg brought over and when another server brought it back he said it's a bit burnt but was trying to scrap the meat off . said he would be right back with another 1 and we never saw him. There was no variety brought to our table--it was the same meat over and over again. r server looked a little annoyed that we were not getting proper service and the only time we did get any service is when we complained to her. portions sizes were was to small. the excuse that we got from a server is that he was new to the job and if that is the case then he should have had help.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Over Rated
    NotHappy
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Dark and to noisy is the only way to describe the warehouse/restaurant. The buffet was poor at best and not labelled. The meat survived at the table was for the most part was good but long gaps in service. Over priced. Will not go back.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/9/2014
    This was a first time experience for 4 of the 5 people we had in our group. The restaurant was amazing! The food was amazing! We are already planning our next trip back to this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • dirty
    reno
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    The highchair was full of food! Not wiped down. Chunks of chicken, chewed and left. No booster seat! Requested it two wks ago. Fork was wrapped in napkin, when opened.chunk of food washed n dried with napkin stuck to it. Highchair did not fasten properly. My one yr old kept climbing out n almost fell at least dozen times.Not all the food made it to us.Waited about 20 min for pineapple Outstanding food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Over priced
    Foodlover1234
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    Copacobana is incredibly over priced for the quality of food on the buffet and they claim to have 20 different meats that they walk around with (even listed on the table card) when they really only have 4 that we saw come around. We constantly over heard people asking for certain cuts of meat and the server saying they don't have or no longer serve that meat. If you don't serve it, or it's discontinued- take it off the list! The best part of the experience was the pineapple.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent experience. Unique!
    Angel1
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    Wonderful and unique experience. Wish I lived closer, I would be dining there every week! The staff are so gracious and so willing to please. Absolutely recommend it.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great food ..but no chicken?
    hollywoodkt
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    Excellent food however we did not have any chicken? Even after asking for chicken 20 min later only 1 kind of chicken was offered. That was a disappointment. We were also disappointed no dessert menu.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A carnivores delight
    Heaven
    Dined on 5/26/2014
    For the meat-lover, it's heaven on a spit, but others will find things to love too. The massive salad bar is wonderful. The service was great. And the meats, well they absolutely steal the show.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 49 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 25, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.7
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 117 reviews are from the Copacabana Brazilian Steak House- Niagara Falls reviews archive.