Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse - Niagara Falls

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Brazilian Steakhouse

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Nestled inside the Hilton Niagara Falls/Fallsview Hotel and Suites, Brasa showcases the flavours and cultural flair of Brazil. Following a "centuries-old" tradition of cooking on an open fire, diners can experience endless cuts of succulent beef, pork, lamb, and chicken carved tableside in the style of authentic Brazilian gauchos. A two-sided disk is used by diners to signal when they’re ready for these sizzling skewers: green means "More, please!" and red means "I've had enough, for now." Eat as much as you want and at your own pace.

The gourmet buffet features over 70 hot and cold items to accompany your meal including Brazilian-style potato, corn bread and polenta. Brasa is the best place to experience a taste of South America.

Brasa is also home to a sophisticated wine collection with a fully enclosed, two–storey wine room containing an extensive selection of world-renowned wines.
Prices: Sunday-Thursday CA $49.95 Friday-Saturday CA $59.95
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Brazilian Steakhouse, Steakhouse, South American
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Friday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Saturday: 4:30pm - 11:00 pm
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Phone number
(905) 353-7187
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Celimar Alves
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Private party facilities
Brasa offers both private and semi-private dining options.
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Private party contact
Tiffany Sacco: (905) 354-7887
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Murray St.
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Parking details
Complimentary valet parking.
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Entertainment
Live Latin entertainment on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights!
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 2867 People Are Saying
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TG
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

But would like to see the following improvements:
1. Music should be set to the sophisticated ambiance, such as soft instrumental bossa nova
2. Servers need to interact more with customers
3. Some of the foods in the buffet lacked seasoning and texture, specially the black beans and rice which is the main staple in the brazilian cuisine. There was no stirred fried collards, also a popular side dish in Brazil.

Thank you!

AF
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great fresh food, always happy with the service and the food

P
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is my second time. Drove from Woodstock,Ontario to celebrate my 63rd birthday. Brought the whole family.
it was enjoyed by all. Our table by the bar was very quiet and we could all hear each other.
Our server EddieP was fabulous.

JJ
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 2

We were a table of 4, there for a celebration. It was mine and my husband 1st time there, our friends have been there before. We were seated on the bar side. The waiter asked for our drink order as soon as we sat, to which we said we needed a minute. We than had to flag him down about 20 min later. The meat was extremely slow to come around. They seem to circle the main dinning room. We had to constantly tell someone what we were waiting for and would be told they would send it over. Sometimes we would have to ask 3 times. Some items like the sausage we never even saw. The waiter never asked if we wanted another drink and the water glasses were never refilled without getting someone's attention. The music was very sleepy.

TM
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

More suited for a group as opposed to a couple.
However for a first time experience very enjoyable.

AJ
Toronto
28 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Food was good. Lots of meats to choose from. Buffet area for apps and sides had a good selection but I wish there was better signage as I missed some food I would have liked to eat. Place is pricey but expected since it’s Niagara Falls and it’s a Friday night.

DC
Toronto
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 3

even thow they new of it being a special occasion we where seated at a very tiny table against a wall and other then the hostess saying happy birthday that was it after a bill of $ 173 a free piece of cake wouldn't kill them.

ES
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff was extremely attentive and friendly. The food was absolutely incredible. I honestly don’t think I can ever eat steak from anywhere else ever again. Will definitely be coming back in the near future!

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was great! However, this app allows for you to make reservations up until 15 minutes prior to closing. The restaurant technically closes at 10 pm on Sunday’s and we had a 9:45 reservation. We were told by the host that they seat until 10 but were then told our dining night be a bit rushed. It was clear the staff was irritated with our late arrival, and understandably so. We were not aware of the closing time being so close to our reservation. Reservations should not be available to be made so close to close.

AV
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing as ever! Food is always delicious and service is top notch. They even comped us dessert as it was our anniversary!

AF
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 3

Service is good and the bar is probably the best compared to other Brazilian restaurants.
However, I was extremely disappointed. The main reason I made a reservation and drove all the way there was because my wife wanted live music for our anniversary dinner. The website says there is live music on Sunday but when I went there I was disappointed to find that there is no live band!
I did not like that!

OT
Toronto
2 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My family and I have been there a few times and everytime they hit one out of the park, great food

RK
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wait staff was amazing. The servers were polite and helpful

MG
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A great place to celebrate a special event... A little pricey but totally worth it!

AH
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great staff. They were so welcoming and informative and made our visit so comfortable and fun. Would 100% recommend!

RB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The only problem is the tourist tax when we live in the same province. It takes 1 1/2 hours to get there and then we need to pay the tourism tax . It should only be for the tourists.

GA
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

This was a guys golf weekend with friends from Kansas City. Never was I more disappointed in a restaurant than I was Friday night. The meats offered were disappointing, they pushed chicken and pineapple on our table all night. Beef portions were very small when they visited our table with offerings. The salad bar was not clean and organized, there was little attention to detail to ensure that items were full and fresh. The seafood that was advertised on Friday was not what I expected. It was sparse and basically limited to unpeeled shrimp, salmon and mussels. This was not our first visit to Brasa, but it will definitely be the last. When you are paying $90 on average per person, I would like to think that the quality of food reflects the cost.

TC
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Our second time at Brassards, the first was a much better experience.

AP
Toronto
8 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

I’ve never been but always wanted to go. Service was excellent, but the meat brought to the table was just ok at best. Most of the beef was flavourless, unless you count the salt on the surface pieces. The lamb was disappointing, chicken was moist but again flavourless. At this price point I expect much more. I’d rather spend my money at a decent steakhouse.

d
Columbus
3 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

We came during our anniversary vacation and was not disappointed! We have been to other Brazilian steakhouses and this one was similar. Amazing service, delicious food. Highly recommend if you are in Niagara Falls area, while it doesn’t offer the view of the falls, it’s worth the stop.

j
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 5ambience 5

Horrible food , recently changed the process in which they cook the meat to accommodate kitchen staff. They use gas now and you can taste it in the meat

Love Brazilian steak houses but this is not authentic anymore

They are renovating the downstairs to add seats but due to the large capacity they are changing the process in which they cook the meat

We barely ate and it made us queasy the couple next to us had same issue

Copacabana is down the street and still uses the Brazilian char cooking method to create the authentic taste they are also cheaper and the food is much better

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

It’s a great experience overall. A few cons: there’s definitely a lot less food going around on a Sunday. The servers come around less frequently and there isn’t as much variety.
The other really annoying thing is that they now force you to pay the “tourist fee”. All other restaurants still take it it off when you request but Brasa says it’s mandatory. After looking into it after the fact, as of January 1 2019 hotels are allowed to legally charge this fee. Brasa now bills under “Hilton Hotel” if you look at the actual bill when it comes. Prior to this mandatory “fee” that hotels are now imposing, they used to bill under “Brasa”.
The food is already quite pricey for the quality you get so it’s annoying that they now charge that 6.69% on top and refuse to take it off.

TM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

Not as much meat offerings as usual. We saw maybe 6-7 types only.

KS
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was excellent, great atmosphere , staff was very helpful , excellent salad bar

KM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 5ambience 2

Great customer service horrible food quality. All of the meat was dry. Made a reservation and got seated half an hour later. Would not recommend.

s
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

wonderful night it was our anniversary music service was great and the sangria amazing

TR
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

food was excellent. we were out on the balcony.
server was great. her name was Jennifer. she was friendly and attentive.

food was amazing!!

D
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere. Incredible food. Jessica was a pro. Will definitely return to this place

SD
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Food quality has deteriorated from last time I went which was about two years ago.

BE
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 2

I was pleased with the food, the service, the ambience; however, when the bill arrived, I nearly fainted. Never again will I come to spend nearly $250.00 on two adults and a thirteen-year-old boy. Similarly, never will I recommend this restaurant to a friend. $250.00!!!!!!!!!!!

CS
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 1

Had been to this restaurant before and it was good
Poor cuts of meat
Meat was not cooked properly. Either undercooked and tough or overcooked and dry

CH
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Service and food was excellent, parking was tricky but main issue for us was the long walk and maneuvering with a wheelchair inside the restaurant.

CR
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

I would only recommend brasa for the experience of the Brazilian dining.

The buffet selection was excellent as well as the selection of meats however, most of the meats themselves were over cooked and tough to cut/chew.

The rump, rib eye and lamb were nicely cooked and tender. The brazilian rice and black bean stew were delicious as well (especially when mixed together)

Our server Jen was awesome and very attentive, give that lady a raise lol

OT
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 5ambience 1

Bad experience, the restaurant has a brazilian theme . It's not a Brazilian food restaurant. Cuts are too thick, meat is raw , I give my stars to the crew , the gauchos are the best in the restaurant.

TR
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went there with the kids....had a really good time. Food was amazing, our wait staff was great! Good vibe overall. The only thing is I found 24$ for each kid pricy as let’s face it, kids really don’t eat that much. But than again, when I’m Niagara Falls-everything is pricey. Would go there again as it was really good! Thank you!

SB
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best steakhouse ever!!! We will come back time and time again .

DK
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

Wasn't impressed. Staff was VERY attentive but value sucked.
Overpriced and then to top that there is the Niagara Falls Tourism fee. Really??? We were told we were not eligible to remove it because we were not from the Niagara and surrounding area. Plus we couldn't use the coupons given to us from the hotel on Fri and Sat.......but our stay was Fri and Sat!! LOL
Food was ok but that was it...nothing outstanding. Garlic beef was so tough we couldn't cut it with the knife. Sorry, wish I had a better experience. Definitely would NOT recommend it.

JR
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

Buffet was very plain... meat was good but many guys didn’t offer us even though our coasters were green facing, the price per person was 58.99. OUTRAGEOUS.

OT
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

They gave us complimentary desert because we were on our honey moon. The server made our experience amazing.

GL
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Only negative is we seem to have gotten ignored after being bombarded with meat servers. It was great initially then they seemed to avoid us after some time.

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