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Samba Brazilian Steakhouse
Samba Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Address:
    207 North Harbor Drive
    Redondo Beach, CA 90277
    Redondo Beach
  • Cuisine:
    Brazilian Steakhouse
    Price: $31 to $50

Samba Brazilian Steakhouse Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.sambaredondo.com
  • Phone: (310) 374-3411
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday & Sunday - 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Brunch: Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Brazilian Steakhouse, Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Want to share the Samba experience on a grander scale? Our banquet facility, with sweeping views of the water, can host your event, large or small, in unforgettable fashion.
  • Private Party Contact: Ewelina Kosik (310) 374-3411
  • Entertainment: SAMBA BRAZILIAN DANCERS: Come every Friday and Saturday night to see our Beautiful and Entertaining dancers perform traditional Samba while you enjoy great Brazilian food by the Ocean.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Beryl St.
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Samba Brazilian Steakhouse
From the moment you walk into Samba, you know for sure this isn't your father’s steakhouse! A dizzying array of sizzling, fire-roasted meats, ranging from Picanha (Brazilian beef sirloin) and tender pork loin, to savory sausages, chicken and lamb, are skewered, slowly roasted over an open flame and then expertly carved right at your table. And as if that wasn’t enough, the mouthwatering churrascaria feast won’t stop until you say so! We pair our succulent meats with an extensive buffet featuring salads, soups, and freshly prepared hot and cold side dishes. Churrascaria roughly translates from the Portuguese word for barbecue, and is a centuries old culinary tradition. At Samba, we honor the traditional rodi ⁄zio feast, while infusing it with new and unexpected tastes inspired by the pulse and energy of Brazilian culture. Our newly renovated space, perched on the edge of the ocean, is the perfect backdrop to our fabulous foods and inventive cocktails. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "We had eaten Brazilian style once before so we weren't new to the concept. The meats were very good. Swordfish is fantastic. Their signature meat is superb - can't recall the name of it. The garlic bread is out of this world. Since not everything is for everybody - it doesn't matter that a couple of meats weren't very good as we simply told the server "no" when it came by again. It is a little disappointing they offered only one salad dressing. We didn't partake in the "buffet" too much as we were there for MEAT. If you are a meat lover - this is the place to eat. The view of the harbor is very relaxing - watching the people partake in various water sports is also a good time."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "This was my second time going and brought 2 new people with me. I loved the food and my guest said they would come back. I love the scenery right at the beach pier. I traveled from Ontario to come. Everything was excellence from the food that was seasoned to perfection to the ambience/ music and great service."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Meats were delicious, although I thought the buffet was small and not a lot of variety, althought the tomatillo meat was delicious."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "establishment could of been more clean and presentable.I expected it to be a lot cleaner and more high in. it was a bit of a disappoinment."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "My voucher said all you can eat including shrimps, but nevet saw a single shrimp. That was disappointing. Food and service was good but think it could be better."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Carried family here for dinner during Vacation to SoCal and really enjoyed the food, service, ambiance and views...very nice dinner and would recommend it."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Our server was very nice & friendly. Food delicious! Had to roll outta there! Music was upbeat Brazilian loud but not too loud. Would definitely go back. Had a great view of the sunset over the Redondo Harbor."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Fun place for enjoying a different experience with lots of meat selections along with great selection of sides. Missed the dancers though."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "I am not one to really write a review but I wanted to say we had a wonderful experience at Samba Brazilian restaurant. The food was excellent and the service was exceptional. I went there with my husband and four children and the children even enjoyed trying different types of meats and foods."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "be sure to get a groupon for this place when available.2 for one!!there food has improved alot in the last 6 months,it is very good,especially the picanha and lamb chops."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Our server was on point he filled up our drinks and knew we meat men skipped us for about 20 minutes so he handled it himself."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "I recommend the House Special, it's the best !!! The Buffet part for Sunday Brunch has gotten so much better, a lot more to choose from. I think the weekend is the best time to visit . My son went during the week and said it wasn't as good as when he went on the weekend."
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "I think this restaurant is for a young clientele. I have never been in such a loud restaurant. Once the dancers came out it was unbearable (thank God I had earplugs or I would have left).... The meats, chicken and fish were very good and fresh. I felt some of the things in the salad bar weren't fresh. The waiters, etc. were very good. So my main complaint is that it was so loud and the salad bar wasn't fresh with some items. Seemed like other people were enjoying it....so it's really ones personal taste."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Excellent restaurant. The ambiance was fantastic. Arrived at the restaurant a little after our appointment, but even though the booking was tight and we had to be rescheduled, we were seated within a relatively short period of time. The food and desserts were well prepared and delicious. The background music was up-to-date and very appropriate, and, the lovely samba dancers provided some added entertainment (though the intervals between performance could be shortened to 30 or 45 minutes)."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Love all the meat variety they have, very nice for a date night."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "The food was great. The dancers where great as well."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Great food! Lots of meat (14 different tableside options), a kickin' salad bar with various, yummy sides, a great view, and Brazilian dancers! Very cool!! Awesome happy hour deal, too!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Always good food. The meat servers are great. The wait staff could be a bit more attentive on keeping drinks refilled. I eat there several times a year and always recommend Samba to friends."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Food is great if you are into meats but there are availabe fruits and salad as well. Price is great if you have coupons or vouchers. There is no free parking. They do validate but you still have to pay a little."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "The food was tasty. The drinks were very good. Great place to have an anniversary dinner. Our waiter Ricardo was friendly and efficient. Great guy."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "The only good part of our evening was being promptly seated at 8pm. 30 mins later, had only been offerred toasted garlic bread and chicken. Supposedly, there are numerous meat choices, but by 9pm, we were advised the "grill" would be closing, after having sampled only about 4 meat offerings. Disappointing meal!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "So much fun getting large swords of meat brought to your table and so yummy!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "*This is NOT a fancy place...decor looked ancient and tacky. *The service was prompt and courteous. Service was good. *The quality of food was not great. A lot of meat were tough and overcooked in my opinion (but I like my meat rare). I really liked the tri-tip though! It was tender and juicy. But if you come here, be prepared to sample a LOT of meat. *The salad bar was smaller than anticipated, but had an eclectic selection. Kale Salad was great and refreshing after all that meat. *I love the marina where it is located. Great place by the ocean to take a walk after stuffing yourself full of meat."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "There were a total of 4 hostesses and none had a clue on what they were doing. After checking in for our reservation we were told there was a wait. We waited for 40min. They were rude, snobby, and uncoordinated. The gave our table away to a walking in couple because they forgot to check us in. And when I brought it up to their attention they were rude and still didn't give me a wait time. The only highlight was our waiter who when heard that my mom had acquired a migraine due to the heat in the restaurant, was kind enough to bring some aleve from the first kit for her."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Each meat skewer was absolutely delicious. We dined for Sunday brunch and they were making fresh yummy omelettes! The view is beautiful."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "It's my first time to eat at Samba and I brought ER for his birthday treat. We were seated promptly as we arrived for our reservations through Open Table. Place has a nice view and not much people for an early dinner. Our server Silvia introduced us to Samba's concept of dining, though I really know it works. It is just amazing that Silvia was enthusiastic explaining how it goes. The buffet of sides was ok, cheese bread was like cheese with a dough to me, too much cheese. Salads were ok, no plantains though. Then comes the meat....a hit and miss. Sirloin was good, picanha was ok at first serve but tough on the second. Lamb was ok but not the bacon wrapped turkey for me. Try the place and use a coupon! :-)"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "This was my first time at Samba. Honestly the food was good but we've had better at other Brazilian BBQ spots but the service was 2nd to none. From the time we sat down we had the attention of our waitress and the food just kept flowing. Even though the restaurant filled to capacity within minutes of us arriving they didn't miss a beat. Great job on a busy Friday evening!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Server would hardly check back on my table. The ambience was very nice and inviting."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "A party of four of us, went and started out the evening with carpiuhanas ( don't know the spelling)- the special Brazilian drinks during Happy Hour . Great drinks (some sweeter than others). Salad bar was plentiful, but of course the main event is the Meat ! Juicy , well seasoned ( I ordered A-1 Sauce ,but didn't need it) for the steaks. The variety of the meats was great (including shark). Two of indulged in the dessert tray, I was too full. Missed the dance show(but I've seen them on different day)-it's fun too. I'll be back. Always have a great time."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "The buffet was great and the meat was wonderful! Service was good. Not sure why we were only offered one piece of bread (smile), but other than that, everything was so solid. Can't wait to return!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The food and the service were great, but I think the 18 % gratuity charge is just way to high. I paid like $50 for the gratuity charge. Way to much for a tip that is a rip off."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Our OT reservation for 4 people at 6:00 on a Friday night meant zero wait upon arrival. All staff members hit the mark in terms of customer service. Specialty meats were delicious, buffet area was clean, food was freshly prepared & well stocked."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Love this place! The salad bar items are ok. Salads are better. Some hot items in salad area were bland. Its all about the meat! Tasty and fresh off roaster. Loved our waiter Ricardo."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "I've been here many times and the service this time was even better than last time. Awesome selection of meat rotates around and theyll even cook ot longer of you like it well done like we do. look for the Groupon to get an amazing deal!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Samba was really good all around! Great salad bar good variety and after plan on eating lots of juicy delicious meats. The Brazilian dancers were enjoyable! The Resturant has a fun atmosphere !! The employees were pleasant ,enjoyable, service was great! Had a wonderful experience"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "The food was excellent and the happy hour perfect timing, the caipirihas tasted delicious !!"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Not worth the $$. Meat tended to be overcooked, so dry and tough. No plantains or yucca. The salad bar was not very appealing and the few things I tried did not taste good. The best items were the oranges, the garlic bread, mashed potatoes, rice and garlic beef. The waiter was nice but the hostess, not so much. Very nice view of the ocean if you want to pay $35 per person for a nice view."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Poor dining experience. The meat was not good quality - even filet mignon was too tough to chew."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "The food is great.. It helps to have the groupons.. It is expensive to eat there..! The service Is good but needs improvement.. Specially when it's busy.. The restaurant view is beautiful!"
    Dined on 6/17/2014