Samba Brazilian Steakhouse - The Mirage
Samba Brazilian Steakhouse - The Mirage

Samba Brazilian Steakhouse - The Mirage

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.mirage.com/restaurants/samba-brazilian-steakhouse.aspx
  • Phone: (866) 339-4566
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday – Thursday 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Friday – Saturday 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: David (Jose) Quintanilla
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Private Party Facilities: Rodizio is the ultimate all-you-can-eat barbecue, offering unlimited portions of marinated meats and poultry slowly roasted over a Brazilian rotisserie.These items are served with traditional sides including black beans and rice, sweet fried plantains, farofa carrots, and a bottomless "Samba Salad."
  • Private Party Contact: Group Concierge (702) 791-7577x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Spring Mountain
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet & Self parking available
A word from Samba Brazilian Steakhouse - The Mirage
Brazilian-style barbecue is a carnivore’s dream. Assorted unlimited marinated meats travel on skewers straight to your plate.
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Samba Brazilian Steakhouse - The Mirage reviews from OpenTable diners
90 reviews since July 30, 2014
Overall Rating3.8
  • Food3.8
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.7
    Noise LevelModerate
74% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (42)special occasion (36)fit for foodies (30)hot spot (16)romantic (10)late-night find (9)kid-friendly (6)scenic view (4)great for outdoor dining (2)great for lunch (2)notable wine list (2)neighborhood gem (1)great for brunch (1)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Our experience there was fantastic!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/25/2014
    Our family and never experienced a Brazilloan steakhouse and we were eager to give it a try a. To say we were blown away would be a huge understatement! It was a phenominal meal!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not happy, never received what I ordered.
    StillHungry
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    There were a number of us at the table and most ordered the special for $44.99, but for the five people that ordered off the menu and did not get the special, well after 45 minutes the food was not yet at the table, but those that got the special were already eating. The others that did not get the special ordered appetizers!! Yes people, the were not that hungry, so they ordered appetizers and thought it would be served when the others had the special, but we got the hint that it was not to be after almost waiting an hour. When I asked the waiter why this was happening, he smiled, laughed and then walked away. So no, I will NEVER go back. The servers were good, but the waiter was NO HELP at all, and the cook, well I just don't know what was going on in the kitchen.
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  • OK
    Elwood
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Service as not great seemed like they did not have enough staff to serve. Very expensive
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Too Expensive for What You Get
    EHFSVAZ
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    As anyone knows who has been to Samba's, it is located in the Mirage Resort/Casino, Las Vegas. This time around we did not go for the "Rodizio Experience", which is probably what most people get when they go to Samba's. I had the Moqueca which really was pretty good, and my wife got the Frango Assado (Roasted Chicken). By the end of the meal, with Sangria (which they have really good Sangria), the bill was $150 with tip. For what we got for $150, I really felt like we could have had something better for the $$$$. But hey, we were at the Mirage, and I suppose that is what you get for eating right in the middle of the Strip ... :-)
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Food
    bscottonwhite
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Food was great and service was excellent. Enjoyed the evening at the Mirage.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It's for meat lovers
    Olive
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    The people at the restaurant are very friendly and accomodating, and that alone was a plus. Their specialty, brazilian grill seemed amazing, and we saw people at other tables really raving about it, but my boy friend and I are not such meat lovers, so we ordered crab cakes and salad, and they were delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Come with an appetite
    DaninAK
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    We did the all you can eat Brazilian bbq. The food was fantastic. We left very satisfied.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pumba84
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    Our group ate here before a Cirque du Soleil show at the Mirage. The food, service and atmosphere were average.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great grub
    Danfromohio
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    Excellent selection of well prepared meats. Two of our party had the salmon and raved about it as well. We always eat here when we go to LV.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Slow start
    slowmeat
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    4 dining with 2 getting the Brazilian buffet which we experienced a very slow start with us having to request service. Not the normal experience for this type restaurant and not good for the price.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Dinner to remember
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    The dinner began with breads and a dipping sauce that was out of this world, followed by the best salad I have ever eaten in my life, only to move on to the main courses of beef, turkey, sausage, chicken and pork prepared in all kinds of fashion and marinades. The cocktails were equally delicious. I would recommend this Restaurant to anyone who likes to have their taste buds tickled. The service was top notch and the overall experience left a lasting impression. We will be back .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unhappy
    BirthdayBoy
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    Wanting to continue the enjoyment of dining at a Brazilian steakhouse once more we have to announce it ended here. Notably the meat was tough and chewy. Not something that we typically experience at this type of redtaurants. Also no salad bar but a mixed green veggie salad took the place.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • All you can eat
    Potompkins
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    My husband and I went there as we had a 2 for 1 coupon. The all you can eat rodizio was reasonable at $44 for 2 but I would consider it pricey at the regular price. My husband liked most of the beats offered but I only liked the pork. Service is attentive and quick. Other diners there had a steak a la carte and I heard them praise their meal. Bottom line: if you like beef, lamb, pork, sausage then this place will be for you.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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  • Meat was poor quality, burnt chewy
    dokmus
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    very dissapointed because we were there a few ago and was much better. The quality of the meats was not as good was previously --- poor cuts and very chewy - impossible to eat. They also overcooked the it so that it was burnt. Pleanty of meat but not good to eat. We will never go back.
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    We were looking forward to a great dining experience and were disappointed. Some of the meats were dry. The service was good and the staff were all very friendly.
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  • Not disappointed
    GreatVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    We had dined here before and found e,everything was just as good as our experiences
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delightful
    CSCov
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Service atmosphere and food choices were wonderful. Very very tasty!! Spices and seasoning we're awesome
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good place to get your fill of meat
    AngieT
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    This is a good place to get your fill of meat. They keep track of which meats you've had so you can try them all. Most of the meats are done medium rare but there were a couple that we're rare so be aware of this but it might have just because we went earlier (about 6:30). This is most fun with a group (or at least 2) so you can share meat if you want to try it all before being filled up. The sangria is great & is a must try.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Brazilian Steakhouse
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    I've have eaten at several Brazilian steakhouse's and I must say this was an absolute standout. Service was outstanding and the food was wicked good. Even the sides were very tasty and freshly prepared. The meat just kept coming, was always hot of the grill and cooked to perfection. For the price I would put the steak items against any named steakhouses in the city. Even better, you get perfectly prepared pork and chicken that melts in your mouth; a tough feat for those types of meat. Honestly, each meat item was as good as the previous one and I love being able to try them all. For the wine my wife and I went for 'Primus, The Blend, 2011' a great blend wine that went well with such a wide variety of meats.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very nice experience, first time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    It was a very nice place for taking customers on a special occasion. We enjoyed the food and the service was great.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    We took a group of clients here on Tuesday night, every one of them talked about how great the food and atmosphere was. We would come back here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome, not too pricey for Vegas
    Kysh917
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    We celebrated my husband's birthday there. I put the birthday note in the comments section when I booked the reservation. The hostess relayed the message to the staff. They came by and said happy birthday to him, they even put a candle in his dessert! The food was good and the service was awesome! So much food but not too expensive. We will definitely go back.... Oh the MEAT was so juicy, I think my mouth cried when my stomach got full. I fully recommend this restaurant to anyone in the Vegas area.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect
    Samba4life
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Once again...perfect. I especially like the hostess. She made me feel welcome and special.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rodizio experience
    Roamin2Dine
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    The Rodizio experience was disappointing. The meats were overcooked / charred and dry. The side orders get cold quickly as you await each meat serving. Would try this restaurant again for a single entree meal, bur not the Rodizio experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun place for all!
    2DINEisDEVINE
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Good Brazilian BBQ. Great for meat lovers. Something different if you have not tried it before. If you cannot make up your mind as to what you want, don't worry because they come around with all types of grilled meats on skewers. The sweet plantains were excellent. Fun to watch as the food passes around. Samba is in the Mirage Hotel and Casino, steps away from the gaming areas. The sounds of the casino will call you to try them out after dinner.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, kid-friendly, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tasty meats, disappointing service
    Hottshot300
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    We ordered the Ridizio experience and the variety was amazing. Everything was delicious. Service however, was slow from our inexperienced server. At the end of our meal, he was nowhere to be found, so the hostess actually boxed up our remaining food and delivered the check.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Rodizio
    Janek13VIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Great food & service. A meat lovers dream. All sorts of beef, lamb, chicken & turkey. All had cut onto your plate by prompt servers.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic!
    Mezzona
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    We have a Brazilian BBQ place at home that we really, really like, so this was kind of taking a chance. Glad that we did, though, as this restaurant was fantastic! There are previous reviews about Samba claiming sub par service but, this simply was NOT the case when we went on Monday, 9/22. We started out with an adorable hostess who had a winning smile and nice sense of humor. Our waitress was superb and the other gentleman cleared our plates away efficiently and kept our table clean and glasses filled. The meat servers were excellent and the food was just delicious. Would MOST DEFINITELY return and I have already recommended it to many of my friends who enjoy Brazilian BBQ. On the casino floor, so expect some noise. Go hungry!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not very special.
    Igna73
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We expect beter plates, we do not chose the rodizio stile and try two a la carte plates. The service could be better and the restaurant is in a
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  • Good food... poor service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    My boyfriend and I were looking forward to going to this restaurant all weekend for our Vegas trip. When we finally arrived, the staff seated us then forgot about us for over 15 minutes and it wasn't even busy. When they finally did serve us, they made it seem like we were a hassle for even being there! They were quick with words, would walk away even before we were done speaking and would make comments under their breath when they would leave other tables. The food was great and they were quick to get it out to us once we ordered, but I am very disappointed with the service/waitress that we had.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovingveagas
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We made reservations online with open table and it went very smoothly. we were seated promptly at 6:15 which was our reservation time. We had 10 people in our party. We all went with the "Dining experience" and it was wonderful.. Our server was polite and everything was done wonderfully. When the evening was over they were more than Happy to split the very large , 10 person ticket between couples and we all were able to pay our own bills. Of course the gratuity was included. but for 2 people for all you can eat food serverd on swords with drinks we spent 118.00 including tip per couple. Would go again in a heart beat
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    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MyVegas Group
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Food was superb and service was impeccable! We received a discount of 2-1 Rodizio dinners at Samba, but would gladly pay full price. It was a fun atmosphere!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
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  • Perfect from Beginning to End
    BigAB
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    This was our most all around perfect meal in Vegas. We were greeted and seated immediately with our open table reservation. Our sever Juan showed us the menu and we chose the Rodizio dinner. We were served salads and I could have just stopped there - the salad was absolutely delicious! Light, tasty and the ingredients were out of this world. The sides were good and then the main courses. Each server would cut a small piece and tell us what it was and how it was seasoned. The red meats were good, but I my favorite was the pork pineapple. It just melted in my mouth. Simply divine! I also enjoyed the chicken. To sum it up, it was a delightful meal and I would go again.
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    romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Worst Food in Vegas
    SeriouslyDisappointed
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    This restaurant clearly does not count on repeat business to stay open. The meat was tough and overspiced, the bread was dry and hard, the vegetables were undercooked, rice and beans were flavorless, and the plaintains were mushy. No salad bar. Bears no resemblance to other similar restaurants in the US. Smoke and noise from casino ruin the setting. Service was at best acceptable. Prices are sky high for what you get.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Frogman
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    A unique place to dine. Wide variety of meats to sample. Food was tasty. Side dishes and salad were exellent. Service great. Fun, fun, fun.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Better Brazilian Steakhouses in LV
    LasVegasGino
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    The beef was tough ... The lamb and sausage were good ... No filet a major disappointment. The side dishes were very good ... no salad bar a minus ... service was excellant; attentive, fast and courteous. The dining area not enclosed by walls .. located in the middle of a noisy casino atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, poor service
    TaraVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    My husband and I ate here during our honeymoon. The food was phenomenal; I would definitely recommend the full churrascuria experience. We enjoyed every round of meat, and our appetizers were amazing. Our only concern was our waiter; we saw our busboy more often than our waiter, whom was saw exactly twice: when he took our orders and when he gave us our check. Other than that, I would definitely come here for the food. It's an amazing experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food but not a large selection
    jaden11
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Decided to try Samba during Restaurant Week, because the price was discounted. I've heard mixed reviews from friends and didn't hear enough good to want to pay full price. Honestly, I enjoyed the side dishes more than the meats. There was no salad/appetizer bar; a salad and three refillable sides were brought to the table. The servers were excellent, but the hostess stomping around snapping at them that she needed more tables was a bit much. The restaurant doesn't have real walls, so you're fully aware that you're eating in a casino, practically seated on the casino floor itself. I've been to better Brazilian steakhouses, but if you're in the Mirage and want a pretty good meal with a lot of meat, go to Samba.
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  • Not like others
    Sandman
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    There is no ambience at all, food was below par and we had to wait for the meat to come by even though the restaurant was less than half full. Went with co workers and we could at least hear each other, but would not take my wife.
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    good for groups
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  • great night out
    lovetoeatout
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    It was our first time.Service was great, the various types of meats was unique . Didn't care for the sausage or lamb but the chicken, steaks and turkey were tender and seasoned perfectly .The fresh vegetable medley, especially the kale was excellent. The salad was also fresh and very tasteful. Would definitely go back again!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.