Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue-Canmore
Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue-Canmore
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Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue-Canmore

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.brazilianbbq.ca/
  • Phone: 4036789886
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Friday - Sunday: 12pm - 4pm
    Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5pm - 10pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Edmilson Rodrigues
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Bring the flavours of Brazil to any event! From office events and weekend get-aways to birthdays and weddings, Gaucho adds exotic flare to any gathering. Choose from buffet or seated-service options and enjoy the most mouth-watering cuisine north or Brazil. For more information, email us your details and we will assist you at every step to ensure your event is entertaining and memorable.
  • Private Party Facilities: Our restaurant features a dining area seating up to 60 guests that can be reserved exclusively for your private event. Includes private video and sound system.
  • Private Party Contact: Gaucho 4036789886
  • Special Events: Available for Holiday Celebrations, Private Functions, Business Events and more...

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Marra's Way
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue-Canmore
Gaucho is heating things up in the mountains! Warm up after a day outdoors with authentic Churrasco - Brazilian barbecue, or indulge anytime in the bold tastes, flavours and fun of Rodozio dining. Our barbecue chefs will bring perfectly roasted meats directly to your table on massive Gaucho-style skewers, each with a tender selection of cuts of the day. Enjoy our traditionally prepared marinades of meat and our vast selection of hot and cold dishes for lunch or dinner.

Feel transported by Gaucho’s authentic food, original décor and friendly staff as ancient Brazilian traditions come alive in Canmore's only Churrascaria, conveniently located on Main Street. Visiting from out of town? Check out Gaucho's Calgary location and see where it all began. Visit Gaucho to taste the authentic experience!
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Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue-Canmore reviews from OpenTable diners
  • The food was decent, but most
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/20/2013
    The food was decent, but most of the meat was bland. It was not worth the high price of the meal. Drink costs were also excessive with no pop refills available.
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    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It was special occasion for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/20/2013
    It was special occasion for our family and everyone had great time. However for seniors who does not have great appetite, we would like to see some choice for the price range. Just like Lunch time. When they open, we remember the salad bar had seafood. We felt the salad bar's quality has been reduced.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great dinner with kids!
    OrangeMama
    Dined on 4/15/2013
    Awesome dinner, great service very nice place. Was not busy or noisy at all when we came and we had a great dinner and fun time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, kid-friendly
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  • Here's the beef!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/13/2013
    We have 'done Brazilian BBQ' before, but never this location. We were extremely pleased with the speed and attentiveness of the staff. The menu / wine list was exactly what we were looking for. This restaurant is a 'hidden gem' of Canmore as far as we are concerned. The only improvement might be a patio to enjoy the mountain scenery, but I don't think it is possible with their building location. If you go, bring your appetite - the meat just 'keeps coming'! We will certainly be back.
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    special occasion
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  • Great food, fun atmosphere...you
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/5/2013
    Great food, fun atmosphere...you can never go wrong with a meat fest at Gaucho!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great first time experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 3/29/2013
    We (family of 4) went for lunch on a Friday and had the rodizio. We didn't know that the whole table had to pick either all-u-can-eat (rodizio) or platter. Since I'm the only one who didn't need so much meat, we went for the rodizio. We most enjoyed the garlic steak and sausages although getting to sample 7 different meat was fun. I love the fresh salad, the palm hearts was new to me and quite special. The hot items were ok. We had the dessert special, a pyramid chocolate mousse which was most delightful. In conclusion, we had a wonderful experience looking at the mountain enjoying fresh food with great service. It was pricey but worth it. Next time we go, I'll choose the single meat item instead.
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    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion, scenic view, great for lunch
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  • Left so full I could barely walk.
    seanola
    Dined on 3/21/2013
    I love this Brazilian style of resteraunt. The salad bar was very good and it also offered a chicken stroganoff and a beef/been stew. Even though the reseraunt was vertually empty on a Thursday, they kept coming with 12 different kinds of meat skewers. My favorited were the chicken wings and Parmesan steak. They also have a great drink that is like a sweet mohito.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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  • Meat!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/16/2013
    Meat! Great food, great drinks, great value. Friendly staff and it was just a nice evening out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • From Fantastic to so-so
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/16/2013
    We went here for a birthday. The meal was good, as per usual - but we found that of the 14 meats they offer - we continued to be offered the same four (Beef ribs, Chicken wings, sausage, pork loin). Their Beef options are by far the best, so we had to ask for them to be brought to us - which was annoying. Server forgot to order us our second round of drinks - and never caught on. Also - I find the best seats in the place are in their windowed room in the front - if you get sat in the back, it definitly takes away from the ambiance amd isn't as special. We have gone twice before and LOVED it! This time was just so-so, and we are planning on trying a new place next time in Canmore.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great value for your $
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/11/2013
    Really enjoyed my visit to Gaucho. Highlights included the buffet with fresh and vibrant, loved the fresh mozzarella! The star if the evening is of course the meats! I find it ver reasonably price when you consider that any steak plate is in the $30 range! Here you get many different kinds for the same price!! Well done! Thank you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion, scenic view, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I chose this restaurant for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/2/2013
    I chose this restaurant for a special occasion for my guest. It was a disappointing experience. We did not order alcohol, which seemed to disappoint our server. The juice and soda we did order were a long time in arriving. The "extensive" salad bar was not. Although the different vegetables had signs saying there were dressing on them there was no noticeable flavours. The hot selections were all cold. The meats in the Black Bean & Brazilian stew were dry and flavourless. The meats brought to the table were hit and miss. Some were okay, others too hard to eat and again some were cold. My guest sat with his cutlery & napkin on his plate for more than 20 minutes and no one asked if he was done or if everything was okay. Music was too loud.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We really enjoyed the staff
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/2/2013
    We really enjoyed the staff at Gaucho, they were friendly and very accommodating. You waited for nothing! The variety of meats was great and we enjoyed everything we tasted. We were a little surprised about the seating though, sitting on hard plastic chairs was not what we expected, with the only alternative being benches.
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  • What an enjoyable night out!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/25/2013
    What an enjoyable night out! Starting with the ambiance, what a refreshing design especially in Canmore! The service was great and our server was very attentive. Now the real reason why we visit Gaucho.... The Brazilian BBQ! The meal was perfect, yet again! The swords of meat are so savory & delivered hot to our table with so many options how do you stop.. 'ok, just one more peice!' The buffet was filled with an awesome selection of salads, vegtables & appetizers... Hot & cold I might add! This a definite, delicious stop to make while surrounded by one of the most beautiful places around us! You will not be disappointed!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • All you can eat meat? Bovine!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/25/2013
    All staff were exceptionally personable and accommodating. Great sense of humor too.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Interesting once, but not twice.
    George
    Dined on 2/23/2013
    Main attraction is that it's specialty and location in Canmore. Other than that, the food is a blunt weapon on the taste buds. Entirely too salty to be able to ascertain taste. The red meats are undefinable as to source or cut, although well-prepared as to not over-cooked. Salad bar lacks imagination.
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    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Understaffed, so the whe place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/17/2013
    Understaffed, so the whe place was a bit of a mess. Sides bar a disappointment.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • going down hill
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/17/2013
    Went 6 months ago and the sausages (least expensive food) keep out once, went again this weekend and the sausages came out six times, also garlic bread was being brought out regularly, this didnt come out at all the first time we went. I feel they worked hard to get a good name but now its providing less expensive meat / bread more often. The salad bar was not as impressive as the first time. Also I sat in the conservatory and was splashed constantly by dropping water / condensation
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, great service,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/16/2013
    Great food, great service, not much more you can ask for! We had a large group of 8 with a reservation. The buffet style dining was great, we didn't have to wait long to fill our plates, even with a packed house, and the meats just kept coming. We could hardly keep up! We would definitely go again.
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    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We went to Gaucho in Canmore
    Hbomb
    Dined on 2/15/2013
    We went to Gaucho in Canmore for lunch on a Friday. It was nearly empty, but the service was attentive and the food was fresh and plentiful anyway. Our waitress was a bit awkward, but nice. The gaucho server was very friendly. Everything was tasty, especially the chicken stew. The outside of the restaurant looks like an old office building so it is a bit hard to spot. The inside is much nicer. The manager's office behind the curtain at the reception area is a bit strange. We would recommend it, but warn that it is a bit expensive and if it were busy, the salad bar area would become very crowded.
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  • The overall experience was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    The overall experience was great. However, the restaurant is very sparsely decorated, resulting in a less than outstanding atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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  • The barbecue selections were
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/8/2013
    The barbecue selections were cooked to perfection and absolutely without fault. It was a great meal and an excellent salad plus selection as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • All the BBQ meats are amazing,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/3/2013
    All the BBQ meats are amazing, and i really cant recommend this experience highly enough!! Especially notable is the lamb. Only downside i could mention is the breaded fish on the buffet was cold, but it was a quiet night.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This was a very fun meal.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/1/2013
    This was a very fun meal. We enjoyed the concept of the BBQ being served at table and enjoyed every morsel of the BBQ and the variety offered. Excellent! The salad bar could have been fresher and bit more varied as well as the side dishes, but the BBQ made up for that totally. A very good value and a fun evening. Would highly recommend this restaurant and if you are a hungry young man, you would get all the protein you could ever handle!
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    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I had been waiting to get
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/28/2013
    I had been waiting to get to Gaucho in Canmore for almost two years, and it was worth the wait. We went on a Monday and there was only one other party in the place, and by the time we left there were only four so we got superb service. The decor was much better than other Churrasco restaurants I have been to. It was the opposite of Bolero in Calgary: very bright and energetic as opposed to dark and cave-like. The meat was awesome and came fast (there was a seafood special so it included small lobster tails and shrimp). The salad bar was actually a highlight too and included fresh and interesting cold salads and hot pots of other goodness. We brought our two boys (5, 3) and they were free (5 and under). The staff were excellent !
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  • Overall it was a good and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 1/26/2013
    Overall it was a good and fun experience. We found the meats a little bit too salty.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Brazilian barbecue...interesting
    Jdiner
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    Brazilian barbecue...interesting place...lots of activity...only for meat lover...found the meats to be nothing special or unique. Somewhat disappointed by price and quality of meat, particularly found the meat to be very salty and fatty...my opinion. Worth a visit. Service was good, active clientele...strong vibe to place.
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  • New Years Eve Dining
    Christmas
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    Overall pleasant dining experience on New Years Eve. Would definitely return.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We enjoyed the selection of
    Minou
    Dined on 12/29/2012
    We enjoyed the selection of meats and they were well cooked and seasoned. We found the salad bar lacking and the hot selections were all cold. A little rushed. We should have probably turned our tag around to get a break and slow down. Missed hot veggies.
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    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Were not prepared for a busy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/27/2012
    Were not prepared for a busy evening. Meat service was poorly planned and not presented well.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Significantly understaffed.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/27/2012
    Significantly understaffed. Supposed to be 12-14 varieties of barbequed meats after 1.5 hours we had only been offered 5. Waited 35 minutes without anything at one point. The restaurant was accepting reservations only so they knew in advance how many people to expect so no excuse for not having enough "gauchos". There did not appear to be any managers on staff just a head waitress. We received a discount off the bill but it really didn't compensate. First time in my life I did not leave a tip. Several patrons were complaining.
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  • It's a neat idea and it was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/15/2012
    It's a neat idea and it was an interesting experience but I don't plan to go back. There were only a few slices of meat that I thought were really tasty. The more expensive cuts of meat come out last and infrequently, but by then I wasn't that hungry. Some were fatty and salty. I was looking forward to lamb but it only came around once at the end of the evening and by then I couldn't enjoy it. The piece I received was very fatty. I would prefer just to have a really good steak somewhere. Maybe I'm just too traditional and need a more balanced meal. Nevertheless it was fun night out with friends.
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    good for groups
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  • What a great experience! Eating
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/15/2012
    What a great experience! Eating out with 4 pre-schoolers might seem daunting but Gauchos' took care of our little ones and all of us adults so well, making for a memorable family outing. When it came time to settle the bill we got a shocker - kids ate free! Love this place!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for lunch
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  • The salad bar was very good.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 12/14/2012
    The salad bar was very good. There was a great Selection to choose from. The meat was okay. Half the meat selections were a bit dry or chewy which was disappointing.
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  • Great Experience
    Hendrik
    Dined on 12/8/2012
    Excellent experience! Have to pace ourselves... easy to overindulge.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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  • Loved it!
    MelMos
    Dined on 12/1/2012
    We had an amazing meal here. We loved the open kitchen concept and the service was fantastic! I will definitely be returning!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I've eaten at Gaucho's in
    HHfromCanmoreVIP
    Dined on 11/28/2012
    I've eaten at Gaucho's in Canmore a couple of times now, and what strikes me as consistently impressive is how impeccably CLEAN the restaurant - and especially the kitchen - is! It's an open-concept kitchen, so you can see clearly what's going on in there... the lighting is bright white and the surfaces are spotless. The food is outstanding - very high quality - and the service and atmosphere are really quaint. Truly, a very good dining experience. You will leave very satisfied indeed!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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  • A Brazilian gem in Canmore
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/23/2012
    Usec Open Table to find a restaurant in Canmore for a late lunch. Restaurant has a great ambiance with plenty of mountain views to enjoy Fantastic / friendly staff My friends and I were first briefed on the options and how Brazilian Rodizio is served Great salad bar with lots of variety we especially liked the parmasan beef. $17 per person for lunch and all the beef / chicken that you can eat. Excellent wine list, Loved the music Would definitely go back.
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    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion, scenic view, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My husband and I really enjoyed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/11/2012
    My husband and I really enjoyed our dining experience. I recommend to build up an appetite before arriving. The food is very good and there is a lot of it!
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    fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Had a great night out with
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/10/2012
    Had a great night out with friends. Our server, Jessy, was fabulous. The gauchos were friendly. Overall great experience. Will recommend to others!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • was an excellent dining experience!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/20/2012
    was an excellent dining experience! hint, go slow! there's always another guacho coming around with something new to try and if you you pass, you'll always get another opportunity, so go slow.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate