Ekko de Brasil
Ekko de Brasil

Ekko de Brasil

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://ekkorestaurantgatineau.com/
  • Phone: (819) 205-3556
  • Hours of Operation:
    lundi - vendredi: 17h - 22h, Samedi & Dimanche: BRUNCH 9h - 14h et Souper 17h- 22h


    Monday - Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday - Sunday: BRUNCH 9am - 2pm and Supper 5:00pm - 10:00pm


    Lundi - Jeudi $25, Vendredi - Dimanche $35
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    Mon - Thu $25, Fri - Sun $35
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Brazilian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: BYO Liquor, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Wheelchair Access
  • Private Party Facilities: Ekko de Brasil peut accommodé des groupes de 2 à 150 personnes


    Ekko de Brasil can accommodate groups of 2 to 150 people

Getting there

  • Cross Street: St. Louis
  • Public Transit: à la porte


    directly at the door
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: à la porte
    directly at the door
A word from Ekko de Brasil
Ekko de Brasil.....la churrascaria authentique de la région de la Capitale Nationale. Notre restaurant est spécialisé dans l"art de la grillade des viandes à feu ouvert, se distinguant avec un service de viande servi sur broche directement à votre table par nos cowboys brésiliens.



Ekko de Brasil....the only authentic churrascaria in the National Capital region. Our restaurant specializes in the art of grilling meats on an open fire. Our brazilian cowbows will come directly to your table and offer you a variety of ten different meats.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Ekko de Brasil reviews from OpenTable diners
49 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.1
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (41)special occasion (26)fit for foodies (11)neighborhood gem (9)romantic (8)hot spot (6)kid-friendly (5)late-night find (4)great for outdoor dining (4)great for brunch (3)vibrant bar scene (1)great for lunch (1)Show More
  • Carnivore Crave
    NormVIP
    Dined on 11/18/2014
    Meat was cooked to perfection.Staff were attentive & listened to our preferences. Breads & potatoes need to be kept much warmer.Some fruit needed better ripening. Great job on décor.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • slow offering of meat
    Joao
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    A brazilian churrascaria is suppose to have a huge and frequented variety of meat, but last time I was there we have intervals of 15-20 minutes between each meat being offered to us. That's really bad. It was clearly a tactic to make us lose appetite. The meats were also not very good. The picanha was not superb and the guy cuting the meat in the table didn't know how to really get a nice slice of the meat. I'm a brasilian and would not suggest other people going there.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ekko De Brasil
    Moni
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    Very good food and a wide variety at the bouffet table, I love that they serve the differnet meats on a skewer that they come right to the table. I was pleased to bring my own wine and enjoyed a two hour supper with close friends without anyone pressuring us to get out. I will definately come back and tell my friends about this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good experience
    food13Explorer
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    Staff was amazing. Frequently passed by with the different meats to try. Would ask for requests from you as per your favourite meat and would bring that. Food was good. The food didn't blow me away but it was still good. They allow you to bring your own bottle of wine from home which was nice and fill up your glasses for you.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice atmosphere
    carnivore
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    First time and great experience. The service was exceptional and employees were very nice/professional. We will go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellence
    Excellence
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    Tout a été excellent depuis la réservation jusqu'a la facture. La gentillessse et la devotion du personnel ont été exceptionnelles. La nourriture tant en quantité, en rapidité et en qualité est excellente.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, ambiance needs work
    Foodsearcher
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Food exceded our expectations, the quality and selection was great, the service was memorable, all the staff had smiles on their faces and were very efficient and helpful. The music was loud and inappropriate for the atmosphere of the restaraunt. Overall a positive experience, considering Gatineau's lack of nice restaraunts this was a decent find.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • First time experience for Dad
    DaughterandFather
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    My father is very difficult when it's come to food, but he really enjoyed this restaurant. He`s never been this type of restaurant. Next time, he would like to see the show. It`s too bad that there's no show at the Greber location.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meat Lover's Heaven
    Kardov
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    To anyone who loves to try different variety of meat ranging from beer chicken to Parmesan pork with 3 - 4 different style of beef and even lamb, this is the restaurant for you! Don't forget that this is a buffet so you can eat as you please. There is a vegetable bar for those who wants a greener meal. We had a waiter in training so service was a bit slow. Beside that, the ambiance is great and there is plenty of parking. The best part? Great food!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    The service was great but unfortunately the food was a little disappointing. The meat was either too well done or very undercooked. We previously visited the aylmer location and found that meal to be much better.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing
    Phoebus1975
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    If you are a vegetarian, you might want to forget about this place! All the meats were wonderful with a variety of "doneness" with all the beef and lamb. I would be hard pressed to pcik a favourite item from teh skewer but I would say the Braziliam Beef and bacom wrapped chicken were favourites, though it is very close. The buffet was good, not fantastic, but why would you want to fill up at the buffet when there were almost a dozen different meats on offer right off the spit? Service was very friendly. We were a very large group and we all had a blast. Will definitely be going back again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Gauchos
    Marushka
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    The best thing about Ekko de Brasil was the Gaucho service. They were very attentive and good at their job. Unfortunately, the meats were overcooked and the buffet was uninspired and a little flat. Did not realize that "Bring your own wine" meant no wine or beer was available for purchase (first time dining at Ekko). By far, the Gaucho service surpassed the actual food. A variety of sauces accompanying the meats would have helped distract from the overcooked (and sometimes tough) meats.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Sigouind
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    We had a great time and the food is very good. The service is also very good and the place is clean and nicely decorated.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Just like Brazil
    msous032
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Having lived in Brazil for a while, Ekko de Brasil offered great tasting food that perfectly resembled the delicious food I ate while I was in Brazil. In particular, the beans (feijoada) and grilled pineapple were amazing. The service was also excellent with servers tentative to our every need!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service
    luv2winedinedance
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Great service from our waitress. She was very funny. Food was very good....
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • luvtoeat
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I found the restaurant too noisy for me I like to relax when I go out for supper. It was good but very different so I like it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic and quite authentic
    Brazilianbymarriage
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Having been in a few truly Brazilian churrascarias, I feel it is safe to say that this restaurant is a very good representation of the original. The meats were cooked to perfection and the selection was great. The gauchos were spaced apart nicely and not pushy which makes for a nice dining experience. The other foods were very authentic from the feijoada down to the very tasty pao de queijo. If your looking for the next best thing to actually going to Brazil, this gem will fit the bill with fantastic food and great atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing!
    Orleansguy
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Visited on Thursday with my daughter and mother for a late dinner around 7pm after winning a gift certificate from a local AM radio station!. The food and the service was great and entertaining!! Make sure you try the deep fried Polenta and the Garlic Beef..damn it was all good!! Hope to see a location in Ottawa (Innes Rd in Orleans is growing!!!)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and ambiance
    mkla
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Fantastic food, good service, and well priced. The décor is very festive and the restaurant is lively! Note you can bring your own wine too!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ekko du Brasil
    mitaines888
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Great place, love the buffet for the side dishes and the meat! The dessert (cinnamon pineapple) was awesome! Give it a try! You will love it!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and service!
    Foodfan
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    My boyfriend and I went to ekko for dinner Saturday night. We were immediately impressed by the fast, friendly service. The food was great....I couldn't even narrow it down to a favourite dish. The pineapple for dessert is one of the best desserts I've had! Overall, great experience. And thank you ekko for not having corking fees for byow.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AMAZING
    amadeus68
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    The food and the fresh meat is simply exquisite. i highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • super!!
    gnie
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    La bouffe est bonne, l'ambiance est agréable et la musique fait que l'on se sent au Brésil. Les viandes sont succulente. Par contre pour les gens qui préféreraient leurs viandes très cuites... Je ne vous conseil pas ce restaurant. Mais personnellement je n'ai rien à dire de négatif
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A perfect place for groups
    CATSIM
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    We were 4 people and we enjoy the dinner. The services was excellent and the atmosphere agreable. This is the type of restuarant to go in groups. Regarding the food, it was fine but not outstanding. This was interesting for the experience and I would return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bring your own Wine
    JeffS
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    ...And appetite! This is a fun place to dine and the meat just keeps coming!! All Good!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Que Saudade!
    saudadedobrasil
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    My husband and I lived in Brazil over 20 years ago. We were thrilled to re-experience the authentic churrrasqueria here in Canada, something we have wanted to do for a long time. The restaurant met our expectations in every way, including the attentive service, the amazing buffet and the succulent meats which just kept coming! Our rookie family members loved it! Being able to take our own wine and beer is a welcome perk too! We will be back, like an echo!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 23 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 31, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.3
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 70 reviews are from the Ekko de Brasil reviews archive.
  • Fam5
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Food was good but cold in the buffet, service was good but not the best where we were sitting
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome
    Chiqui
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    The foods were excellent, friendly service and reasonable price. I will definitely come back again and for sure will recommend Ekko de Brazil.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointment
    Foodisgreat
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    I expected much more than I got. We went as a group of 8 around 9pm on a sat night. Food in buffet was soggy as if it was siting there all day. Meats took forever to come around to us and we barely saw chicken. Once. They were not busy so it seemed like they were not bothering to cook much rather just give us scraps leftover. We had to pick up our own dishes Bc the server barely came around and we wanted clean dishes. I expected some entertainment. No show. Nothing like copa cabana in niagra. Definetly wil not go back to Gatineau location ever.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great place!
    Robert
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    I am not going to say it was the best Brazilian BBQ I have ever had, but for the price they charged it was good. The service was great, very friendly and prompt...The only complaint I had was the selection on the bar, but they were right there with the meats, and lets face it, that is why you go there anyway...I would recommend this place for special occasions but remember to bring your own wine or beer if you would like to drink alcohol.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mediocre food with Hugh prices
    Fooddiva
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Really disappointed we wasted our money! Food was ok service was slow but servers were friendly...definitely not worth the money we spent! Don't go!
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ekko de Brazil
    Jdprince
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Despite dinning at Ekko de Brazil the day Brazil got shellacked 7-1 by Germany in the World Cup, the ambiance was bright and cheery. We were greeted by a lovely hostess right away and shown to our table. The restaurant itself was painted in vibrant colours and very nicely decorated, just enough nick nacks to be interesting but not too much to be gaudy. The salad bar was full and nicely stocked with variety of veggies, rices and different bread treats. Onto the meat! This is what we went for. Wave after wave of different selections of meats, from bacon wrapped chicken to a delicious roast. I liked some more then others but interestingly enough everyone at the table had there different favorite. Location was on Greber in Gatineau.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Atmosphere good, food good but...
    LoveFood
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    We came with a table full and no meat made it down to the end of our table, even with the green circle up. I paid 25 dollars for 4 very small pieces of meat. Was disappointed in that and how long it took to get clean plates. The dinning room wasn't full either.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfect
    Jack
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Great place for dinning wether it be for a birthday or anniversary. I give the taste and quality a perfect score perfect that's what it was. Servers were kind and helpful. Definitely a great place to try at least once.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • WOW
    luv2dine75
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    I love this restaurant and the concept. It has a great atmosphere, staff are very friendly and The food was great I cant wait to go back again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food.
    SteveR
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Excellent food and set up. What I didn't like is how they seem to charge for everything, ex: coffee is not included and for a regular cup of coffee, it's rather expensive. The surprise was that you have to pay an additional $10/person for those birthday ceremony i.e a cheap mini cake, a Brazilian hat and the staff singing. This, in an age where most restaurants do it for free and it's not even anything special; needless to say, it felt like a rip off!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great dining experience!
    minac
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    Great food and atmosphere. Will certainly return! A great new discovery for us!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LA45
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Premiere visite pour mes enfants, 11 ans et 17 ans, ils ont adoré leur expérience à votre restaurent. Merci!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food when finally arrives
    Yumm
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    No complains about the food, just took too long to receive the meat. Waiters a Need to be much more observant for the green cards or they should change the display of green card. At some resorts they have the card displayed higher and more noticeable
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent concept!
    MamaJ
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    It was our first time at this restaurant, the food was delicious, service and ambiance was A+ for my husband and I and we loved how we got to sample all the wonderful different meats they served. One tiny thing that should change but wasn't all that bad is adding another server for the meats, so that everyone can sample all the meats faster and less chance of missing a table. Other than that, this has become one of our favorite restaurant. A must try !
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.