Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse
Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse

Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.rafain.com/
  • Phone: 9727331110
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Latin American, Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Chef Pablo Hernandez
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: 2 full Private Dining Rooms available for small parties and up to 100 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Karlo Solyom 9727331110

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Frankford Rd
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet Service is offered.
A word from Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse
Rafain - The First Prime Brazilian Steakhouse.



Please visit www.rafain.com and find out more about this Indulgence of the Senses.
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Rafain Brazilian Steakhouse reviews from OpenTable diners
155 reviews since June 27, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.7
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (123)good for groups (86)romantic (80)fit for foodies (61)great for lunch (57)notable wine list (27)neighborhood gem (23)kid-friendly (23)great for brunch (16)hot spot (16)late-night find (7)vibrant bar scene (4)great for outdoor dining (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Meat, Meat, & more Meat!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Excellent meat lovers variety of meats. Our party of four had an enjoyable meal. The men, enjoyed awesome cuts and flavor. The ladies, not so much as their taste runs a bit more for more cooked and lack the satisfaction of eating their fill for the cost of a plate. But we all enjoyed the evening and the each found a meat or side that they truly liked. Pine Apple slices are a dessert item on their own.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    elrey
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The food was excellent, the wait staff was very helpful in explaining the process.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rafain's Brazilian Steak House
    Foodie
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    We dined with another couple that had not visited Rafain's. The food was excellent starting with the salad bar. Once our friends starting turning over their cards, they were overwhelmed with all the meat choices. Their words - the meats were seasoned and cooked to perfection. After reviewing the list of meats available and what they had, they had not sampled all. They were too full. The staff was attentive and we never waited for anything. Our friends agree, Rafain's is the best Brazilian steakhouse in Dallas.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Impeccable service
    MelHaughton78
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    My husband and I visited this restaurant to celebrate my birthday. The service was impeccable, the food was delicious, and they even brought me a birthday cake. Absolutely loved the experience and can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pricey, but good.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    They have raised their prices for lunch. The food is quite good, the service excellent, and they do have a dessert bar that other restaurants like it, do not. So comparatively, its a better deal. Its just too pricey to go there on any regular basis.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dinner was Good. Drinks Expensive.
    Juliette0416
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    I make a point to try and find a Brazilian restaurant in any town I visit. Here there are three in very close proximity and Rafain was the first I tried. The restaurant is very nice. The valet parking is a plus. The server did ask how i like my meat cooked which was nice and I had not been asked that at any other Brazilian restaurant to date. The meat was very favorful. The picanah with garlic was very good and very strong with garlic. The heart of the palm and artichokes were very good. The salad bar was nice. The dessert bar was well stocked. The drinks were very expensive for the size. The staff was extremely helpful and accommodating. I will most definitely be back. It is well worth the price of the meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food, Great Service
    GreatFoodandService
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    The staff is extremely attentive from the water boy to the maitre d. The food is exceptional. We have for a number of years tried the various Brazilian steakhouses in the area and feel the Rafain has it all! Excellent food and excellent service. We would highly recommend it to others and have already been back and will be going again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always a great experience!
    ALJ81
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    The service is always impeccable and the meat selection is plentiful and always seasoned well. The salad bar also provides a great variety to get you started.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Experience!
    diningdallas2night
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    We have dined at Rafain on several occasions, this was the first time we have entertained family there and the staff did a great job accommodating our needs. The food is always magnificent and the staff seem go out of their way to make sure your needs are fulfilled immediately.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place
    hww73456
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Just as good as Fogo but cheaper and with a dessert bar. Great salad bar and 16-17 meats. I have eaten at Texas de Brazil and Fogo several times before. This was my first tip to Rafains, but will definately be back!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Friendly?
    DerlinR
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    I just have to say: familiarize yourself with the cuts and meats, or ask what is it they have before you go. Otherwise one of their gauchos who seems to know it all will tackle you for not knowing what they are serving. A great experience since 2007, until 2014. Will explore other options for next time.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Favorite Restaurant
    Mike
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Rafain is our favorite Brazilian steakhouse. There has never been a problem getting meat quickly and they will certainly ask if there is anything specific you are waiting on. Compared to other Brazilian steakhouses, the service is unmatched, the meat quality is superb, and the selection on the salad bar and desserts is fantastic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too expensive for me.
    Lollipop
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Very nice place, service was outstanding. The food to me was just ok. The salad bar mostly had items I didn't care for and all the steak type meats were served rare which I just can't eat. I should have asked them to cook whatever I wanted to medium and I'm sure they would have done that. For the two of us, $122 was just too expensive (two meals, two coffees, tax and tip). If I had liked the food better maybe it would be worth it for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Zamese
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    As always, excellent food and service. Good wine selection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing
    Katie
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    My fiance and I came here for our 4 year anniversary and it was such a good experience. The staff cracked jokes and were very attentive. I would definitely recommend this place for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a great experience
    TButlerVIP
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Rafain has THE best service of any restaurant I've ever frequented. I am a semi-regular customer (once a month to every six weeks.). I walked into the dining area as I was being seated and one of the waiters walks by and says "hey, thanks for coming back!" I didn't recognize him but he recognized me and my wife... little things like this are nice. The food is always great and the staff is constantly at your service. When I have my card on green (I want more) I quickly have a server bringing me a different meat. If I don't want the type of meat they have they immediately ask if there's something specific I want. I cannot recommend enough!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Out of this world experience
    Enchanted
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    First of all, we arrived a few minutes earlier and were shown to our table at exactly the time of our reservations, magnificent beginning! And what can we say about the food and service? Only one word may even come close to defining our experience: Superb! This is one place that we will most likely be talking about and frequenting with our loved ones.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food as usual!
    TheMos
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    I love coming here. The meat is incredibly yummy! If you appreciate good meat this is the place to go. The salad bar is good too. We look forward to our next visit!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    The food was amazing. There are a ton of options and every one was delicious. The service was amazing and you rarely waited any time before someone was checking or passing by to ensure you never needed anything.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Walkertex
    Walkertex
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    As always Rafains was a very pleasant visit. I usually go for dinner but this time I went for lunch due to the great special they were running during this period. Salad bar and desert bar are always very good , meat is excellent , and of course the sides are very good. The small bread pop-overs are excellent. Service is prompt and courteaous.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • simply exquisite
    Luis
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    i have visited other Steak Houses, but Rafain simply surpass my expectations.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meat is murder. Tasty, tasty murder
    RobzillaTX
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    ... and I was a serial killer. The picahna was delicious, as was the spicy picanha and parmesan pork. I never had an empty glass. All is well ... until I get on the scale.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Rafain on Groupon it was grate
    speakuohsu
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    we like the food and the atmosphere there, it also has been over a year since we were there, I though it would be nice to go there to celebrate my one year anniversary of being cancer free! dinner stared great with all the good food and wonderful service they always provided but towards the end the dining room got quieter most of the staff is gone and some one took over as our waiter that is were it gone unpleasant. I had pay cash and I was asked loudly if I needed my change back, this is after they had charge me with 18% gratuity and also my cup of coffee which it comes with my Groupon deal. my children is with me and I want them to have a good memory of the night so I didn't say anything and I also leave my change.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Back end tables
    Charles
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Been there over 30 times, This time was seated at a back table at second level and service was not good. Get rid of back tables or train staff to pay attention to back tables equally. I show up for the service, not the meat.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing!
    FodaBett
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Great as always! Great treat for special occasions or needing to get out of the office!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bad Service and food
    aggiee1
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    We experienced a very bad service from the host at the door and also from the manger who came to help. It was very unprofessional with their treatment to us. I understand it was busy time but that is when you distinguish the good service from the bad. Also, the salad bar was not what I expect at all as far as the taste not necessarily the selection and also the meat flavor. This is my first time to Rafain. I go a lot to Texas de Brazil and Fago de Choa and their service and food flavors especially the meat are far more superior to this establishment. It was very poor visit and not what I was looking for, no doubt about it.
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  • A Special Experience Every Time
    Sunshine
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    consistently excellent service results in a special experience every time you go. The meats are perfectly cooked, the salad and dessert bar is varied and flavorful and the service is the best in the city.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Rafain Is Simply The Best!
    BluesBrother
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Rafain is truly a fine dining establishment. My wife and I had lunch there yesterday, and as always, it was superb in every respect -- the food, the selection, the staff, the service, the aesthetics - everything. I can honestly say that of all the dining establishments we've patronized in the Dallas area, Rafain is without a doubt the best, and we look forward to each and every opportunity to dine there. We're already looking forward to our next visit!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Zamese
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Excellent food and service. Good wine list. All of the beef cuts were great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great for Fitness People
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    This is a perfect place for fitness competition people who just want straight good protein. All the meats are nice cuts and healthy. None too fatty and a great spread of veggies.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent food and great service!
    ilfrasca
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    I have lived in Brazil and churrasco is definitely one of the many things I love of this country. Therefore, I am quite picky when I try a Brazilian stake house abroad. When it comes to quality of food, Rafain really stands out and we thoroughly enjoyed their selection of meats! On top of it, service was impeccable. We dined here for our anniversary and we were treated like special guests since we stepped into the restaurant. Very well done!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • so so
    Juls
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    The food are delicious. The people who delivers the meat to your table are amazing but the wait stuff are not friendly and maybe look for another job that suit thier personality. It took 20 min to get drinks and we have to ask several times to different waiters about our drinks. When we got our drinks the waiter is even more grouchy and we did not see him for a while. We have to order our drinks from different wait stuff.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Definately the best Brazilian steakhouse in the Dallas area. The food, selections, wine, and service was excellent!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Never disappointed
    Maxwellhouse
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    First of all the salad bar is never a disappointment, even if you didnt want to eat all the meat varieties, there is plenty to choose from. The meat is always awesome and I'm sure everyone has their favourites. Make sure you have plenty of time and come hungry for the perfect experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • wonderful food and ambiance
    almondjoic
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    My boyfriend and I had a wonderful time at dinner. The food and service was impeccable. We've been there before, and definitely will visit again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Luv2eatVIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    The food and service were excellent. I recommend the lamb porterhouse sling with pichana.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding as always
    iampaulb
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Outstanding service, drinks, food, variety, and dessert. This is why it is one of our favorite places to go. The intimate setting allows us to really connect on a special date night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dining experience
    FoodLover
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Absolutely all the food was great, including the salad bar, all the meats, desserts, coffee and wine. The service was impeccable and not intrusive at all. I can't wait for another special occasion so I can go back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Filet Mignon and potatos
    meatNPotatos
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    OMG!! This place rocks!! I've passed it on DNT but never thought anything of it. Saw something on Facebook and knew I had to go on Labor Day! It was amazing!!! The filet mignon melts in your mouth. There were a few other meats that rocked too but the filet was my fave! The salad bar wasn't as great I thought it would be. I only liked the broccoli and mushrooms, but they were ICE cold! So that sucked. But other than that I love love loved this place! The atmosphere rocks. The set up is intimate just for you and your table. You don't have to worry about others cramping your style. The lighting was great too! I had a red Rioja which was too damn good, I accidentally drank the whole bottle by myself! Oops! If you haven't been, go!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place to eat meat!
    EricVIP
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We love this place! Great salad bar, all you can eat delicious meat (and pineapple) plus dessert. Ask for the beef ribs...fantastic! Outstanding service from beginning to end.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate