Tradicao Brazilian Steakhouse - Southwest Houston
Tradicao Brazilian Steakhouse - Southwest Houston

Tradicao Brazilian Steakhouse - Southwest Houston

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.tradicaosteakhouse.com/
  • Phone: 2812779292x
  • Hours of Operation:


    Brunch: Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2;00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Steakhouse, Brazilian
  • Executive Chef: Vanderlei Bernardi
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Onsite grilling, lunch boxes, we can bring Brazilian flair to your next event.
  • Private Party Facilities: We offer five private room options. We can host unforgettable special occasions with fantastic food. Whether you would like a dance floor, live band or team builder, we can organize an event that no one will forget.
  • Private Party Contact: Melissa Abrantes 8776662811
  • Entertainment: Live music when available.



    Samba nights are announced one month in advance.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: In between West Belfort and West Airport
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Large private lot. Complimentary valet on weekends.
A word from Tradicao Brazilian Steakhouse - Southwest Houston
Tradição is a local traditional Brazilian steakhouse. Our gaucho chefs expertly grill each of our 14 cuts of meat and offer you continuous table side service.
We invite you to enjoy the delicious preparations of our gaucho chefs along with our gourmet salad bar, hot side dishes, and extensive wine list. We invite you to come join us, sit back and relax.
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Tradicao Brazilian Steakhouse - Southwest Houston reviews from OpenTable diners
53 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (41)good for groups (29)romantic (22)fit for foodies (19)notable wine list (12)neighborhood gem (9)great for lunch (8)kid-friendly (5)hot spot (4)great for brunch (3)late-night find (2)Show More
  • ForTehNguyen
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I prefer this place compared to Fogo de Chao. Fogo is louder, Tradicao was a lot quieter and had someone playing guitar so it was very pleasant. Tradicao had some seafood selections too
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We love dining at Tradicao! Food, service, and ambience A+++++
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great dining experence
    MickeyC
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    The staff is very friendly. I was greeted by the owners at the front and they were really kind. The staff is kind as well. This restaurant is a great dining experience and will definitely come back again. The food is great as well as the ambiance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Tradicao Brazilian Steakhouse
    SuzeVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Went for HRW. The meats were very good..especially the parmesan crusted pork and the bacon wrapped chicken. The grilled chicken legs were okay. The sausages were the least favorite of the bunch. The sirloin meats they brought all seemed to be the same cut although they named them differently. The ribs were good as well. The sides of plaintains, rice and mashed potatoes were good. Nice selection at the salad bar. Enjoyed the strawberry salad with the berry vinaigrette. Brunch was advertised on HRW as coming with dessert, but we were told desserts were ala carte for brunch, so our group passed.
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  • Excellent
    Bishop39
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    This was our first visit. The food, service, and setting were wonderful. All of the staff made every effort to see that we had a great experience. I would highly recommend Tradicio Restaurant to others.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Dinner
    Mill
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Had a very nice time at our celebration dinner. The food was very good and plentiful. The service was right on. The wait staff was friendly and efficient.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful Dining Experience
    lmwhite111
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Great food. Beautiful surroundings and wonderful people.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Houston Restaurant Week Reservation
    Goodbutwithproblem
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    I made reservations for 8pm, in reference to Houston Restaurant Week, the next to the last day of Aug.2014. During reservations online booking you needed to say HRW, for the establishments requirements. Upon arriving just a few mins late, I was told by the front station seating person that she could not find the reservation and it would be a 10min wait. We went to the bar to wait and ordered margaritas, which we asked the bartender if they offered. We received some other drink, not a traditional margarita, not much lime, but did have some type of liqu. 20 mins later seated, and the music by the saxophonist although great was so loud we couldn't hear ea. other spk. We asked to be moved from 'that' tabl not so close to the music, excuses!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not my first rodeo
    MrsIwannatrythat
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    I have dined here before and have really enjoyed my experiences here. A friend and I decided to take advantage of the HRW menu this one time and there was a very clear difference in service. This was her first time visiting the restaurant and to say the least she was not impressed.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good, but nothing exceptional
    DeanAB
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We went there to celebrate a birthday. There was a special 35.00/per deal going on. I didn't realize that the discounted deal would not include the full "meat" menu. The various cuts of meats that we were offered were good, but nothing exceptional. The pork and the chicken items were overcooked, particularly the pork loin. It was difficult to get truly rare cuts of any of the beef offerings. I suppose it was worth the 35.00/per, but I'm not sure I would go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always wonderful
    EdwardsVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We come here often and are never disappointed. Great service, extremely friendly staff, fresh delicious salad and the meat is heavenly. Pork ribs are so tasty. Lamb melts in your mouth.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service
    dinnerdate
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    ireally enjoy going to tradecaio. the food was great and the service was excellent.i will gladly recommend it to anyone
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tradicao- HRW 2014
    acevic
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Food was great service was awesome. Servers were constantly making rounds making sure our plates and side dishes were always full. The salad bar was kept fresh and re-filled constantly. Would definitely be a repeat customer
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • CyberdocVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    I would recommend only because it is a "different" dining experience. I, personally, would not return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beef Fest
    Becky
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Meat is the menu here. Good salad bar but the sides were not the best. Servers around almost too often.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Amazing Food and Amazing Service
    DAMdiner
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    This was my first experience with a brazilian steakhouse and all I have to say is I wish I could financially and physically afford to be a regular. Starting off with the salad bar, although it was a little tough to get around due to the crowd, it was well worth the wait. Everything was spectacularly prepared and very fresh tasting. So once we nearly filled up on the salad bar and had a few rounds of the house drink, which was also amazing and did the job, our cards were flipped and immediately our plates were full. My only complaints were the noise levels and the fact that it did take quite a while to get our alcoholic beverages refilled. Other than that the meat was amazing and so was the service. Will be going back very soon!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Love this place
    EdwardsVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    The food is consistently great!! Friendly and happy staff. The meats are always fresh an hot. There are do many choices. Be sure to come hungry. My favorite is the pork ribs, always cooked to perfection and the filet gives any fancy steakhouse a run for the money. It is fantastic. A must try 👍
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding in all facets
    HtownFoodMusings
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    I've taken the family to a couple of different Brazilian steakhouses and this one far surpassed those. The food, decor, and service were simply outstanding. The entire family loved it and my son, whose birthday we were celebrating, talked the whole weekend about it. I highly recommend this restaurant!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Varied menu with a great selection of meats. Great salad bar with interesting choices. Very good service with a friendly staff. Very nice environment; very comfortable. Plenty of food; definitely one does not leave hungry. Good desert menu, if one has room for desert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Meat Lovers Experience!
    ExploreDining
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We returned again to celebrate a special occasion and enjoy the excellent table served meats. They accommodate your request for wellness of the cuts and run for more of anything you don't see come by. Just wish they would add some veggie side dish choices to go with the potatoes, rice and broiled bananas. Or maybe even grill some veggies on a skewer and serve like the meats. Too full of main course to sample desserts just like before! Only limit on coming more often is the cost which is probably fair for the food served but it is always about $60 a person for us here so once or twice a year is it!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful service and food
    Lunch
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Thank you for such a wonderful welcome and service. The staff is extremely polite, professional, and friendly. The food was exquisite and delicious. Thank you again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 1st Timers
    HLB35
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    My wife & I went to celebrate Father's Day. The service was good & we thought the food was also. Next time our sons & their wives come to Houston, we'll probably make reservations here.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Group lunch time.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    This was my second visit, the first was with my wife. We enjoyed our visit so much, I scheduled an office outing for my staff! We normally spend one hour and 45 minutes for lunch outtings, That is not the case at Tradicao. If you wanted you could spend 45 minutes and have as much food as you could eat in that length of time! The best service and food for a lunch outing I been to in a long time. The service is fast and professional and the food was even better!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always delicious!
    EdwardsVIP
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    Fresh, hot and delicious meats. Friendly and attentive service. Tasty salad bar with many choices. The sundried tomatoes and fresh mozzarella are my favorites. The pork ribs and filet are always tender and perfectly seasoned. I can't find anything that I would change.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 29 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 23, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.7
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 207 reviews are from the Tradicao Brazilian Steakhouse - Southwest Houston reviews archive.
  • Our Special Go to place
    Barry
    Dined on 5/22/2014
    The entire staff is amazing and so very detailed,and the owner is on premise (Sugar Land) and he greets his clients like family;a true professional! Our children love it,as well as the two of us adults(with and w/o kids). I HIGHLY would recommend Tradicao for anytime, but especially special occasions,as they do it right 110% of the time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The food is better than that in Brasil,and my wife is a frequent visitor to there,so she would be in the know! Five stars, jaja- 10 stars!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
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  • exquisite
    FoodFanatic
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    Our 3rd time here and I can always count on a great time, from the wonderfully friendly staff to the delicious food and decently sized wine list. People say it's pricey but if they are guaranteed a excellent experience....Would it matter at that point? Personally I find it cheaper than Fogo de Chao.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch date
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    1st time at this type of venue, but not at this class of place. The various meats were some of the best tasting meats I have ever tasted. I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a good date night as the food is sure to impress. Great staff and wonderful salad bar with many choices to include smoked salmon and salmon cerviche.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food but HIGHER Prices
    MissCJ
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    I have to admit, I was very disappointed when I made a reservation for Mother's Day and then when the bill arrived it was significatly higher than what is published on the website. Don't get me wrong; the food was great but I couldn't understand why I had to pay more for the same food to while celebrating my mother.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great for meat lovers!
    ddale
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Great for beef lovers. The waiters are well trained and attentive. I like the ambiance and the salad bar is well stocked. The papaya cream desert is divine.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great eats
    Carnivor
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    The grilled meats were amazing and cooked to perfection. The service impeccable and just a wonderful dining experience.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A pleasant surprise
    CDNMoose
    Dined on 5/5/2014
    Was in the area on business and needed to find a place for our group of 7 for dinner. They had tables available so we gave it a whirl. Im no stranger to Brazilian Steak houses, so i knew what i should expect. I was quite pleased. The place was quite nice, the staff VERY attentive, and th food was as good if not better than ive had at the known chains. I'd definitely go back if i find myself there again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A more than decent meal...
    foodEcouple
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Tradicao's location isn't the most desirable - just off the highway with not much evening activity around (with the added plus of a large sign making it clear that you should lock your door and secure your valuables), but that aside the ambience is very nice, the food is very tasty, and the wait staff are very attentive… maybe even a little too attentive - there were times when we had our coaster indicating 'no more', but they still came by - great most of the time, but a little annoying (conversation-wise) at others; one of the servers was a little rude when we asked for a different cut and some dishes were definitely much better than others, but overall a really positive experience. As far as price, it was about what we were expecting.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant
    juarezboy01
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    I took my wife out for her birthday and was delighted in my choice for restaurant, great service, very helpful staff, very knowledgeable staff, and great service.....we ate till we could not eat anymore.....I would highly, highly recommend. ..
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tradicao a top notch experience!
    Kleen
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    I just want to take a moment to review Tradicao Brazilian Steakhouse. I have been here now 4 times over the last year and a half. Still every special occasion I can't wait to go back. We have been there the last 2 Valentines which was a great experience and we went for our anniversary and they treated took extra special care of us. This past weekend I just wanted to spend a special night out with my adult son so we went here so he could experience the amazing food. I must say that he was amazed at the entire experience. Service is always excellent and the food... well the food is to die for!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    Excellent/ personable manager. Professional staff. Excellent/ exquisite food.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of our favorite places
    BAVTX
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    This is one of our favorite places to eat as a family. The food is wonderful - hot, fresh and plentiful and the service is outstanding - if we ever have a special request it is met quickly. We make it a point to visit Tradicao at least once a month and it is our kids favorite place to come for their birthday because they know they will have a great meal and a great time. Looking forward already to our next visit in May!
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, special occasion, Great for Lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My favorite
    EdwardsVIP
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    Delicious, fresh, and always hot. This is by far one of my favorite spots. The salad bar is fully stocked, the wine list is extensive, the service is superb!! There are do many tasty meats to choose from. I love the pork ribs and the filet. I come often and I would and do recommend to all. Be sure to come hungry :)
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Notable Wine List
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Food and Customer Service
    lovelydiner
    Dined on 4/13/2014
    I am not able to consume red meat and pork so I was just expecting to enjoy salad. We dined here to celebrate a relative who loves red meat. I was so pleased to discover that they have smoked salmon(lax), grilled salmon, shrimp and chicken and great salad bar with a good selection. I couldn't get enough of the delicious food. We had 7 persons in our party and all were more than satisfied, they have something for every pallet. Desserts were delicious with a good selection. Staff provided outstanding customer service! Friendly, accommodating and prompt. Also liked the decor and ambiance. Added to my favorite restaurants list.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always enjoyable
    Deacon
    Dined on 4/6/2014
    We take all our special dinner guests here and frequently come for special celebrations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our First Time Was Better
    EGO79
    Dined on 3/23/2014
    On my Birthday we decided to go to Tradicao Brazilian Steak House again , the first time was outstanding all around. We decided to go for the Salad Bar this time, I noticed the floor manager visit all the tables around us but not ours???? We thought it was because we went we the cheaper version of Salad Bar, VERY DISAPPOINTED.....If you are going to visit tables visit them all......
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate