About Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse

Brasa Steakhouse is an authentic Brazilian rodizio style restaurant. Rodizio is a method of serving fire-roasted meat that originates in Southern Brazil. We offer 13 different cuts of meat, including beef, pork, lamb, and chicken.

8551 Brier Creek Pkwy
Raleigh, NC 27617
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Brazilian Steakhouse, Steakhouse, Brazilian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:30pm
Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(919) 544-3344

Website:
http://www.brasasteakhouse.com/

Entertainment:
We have live Jazz on Wednesday/Thursday from 6:30-9:30 p.m. and Friday/Saturday from 6:30-10:30 p.m.

Parking Details:
Brier Creek plaza offers street parking spots, but for Brasa Steakhouse diners, we offer complimentary Valet.

Private Party Facilities:
Brasa features a large private dining room that can seat up to 95 guests or can be separated into
3 sections with huge thick curtains (sound resistant). We welcome Meetings, Wedding Parties, Reunions, Showers, Birthday and Family groups.

Private Party Contact:
Sarah Tyndall: (866) 944-6681

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We offer private dining facilities for parties with 20 guests or more. Please inquire by giving us a call at 919-544-3344. Or e-mail us at contact@brasasteakhouse.com.

Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.4

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.1

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Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (42)
Good for a Date (40)
Good for Birthdays (35)
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Romantic (34)
Good for Anniversaries (33)
Worth the Drive (28)
Good for Groups (23)
Business Meals (22)
Authentic (17)
Creative Cuisine (17)
Great for Lunch (15)
Sunday Lunch (15)
Casual (12)
Fun (12)
Great for Brunch (11)
Cozy (10)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Tasting Menu (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Comfort Food (8)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Healthy (8)
Live Music (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Kid-friendly (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Hot Spot (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Happy Hour (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Paleo Friendly (5)
People Watching (5)
Scenic View (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Seasonal (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Great Beer (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Organic (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
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·Dined 6 days ago

Brunch at BRASA is outstanding. The food is excellent and the staff are very friendly.

Tags: Fun, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Romantic, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch
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 (Raleigh)·Dined 6 days ago

The service and food were amazing!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined 7 days ago

Florencio was the best server!! He made sure we tried all the different meats and was prompt with our requests for certain ones.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Food was wonderful. Well worth the money for the many many different types of food you can get. A very wide variety of food. Gold was best. Unlimited everything.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Disappointed with service as we had to continually ask for the meats to be brought to our table. There were some we never had a chance to try. Buffet was just ok. For the price, I expected more choices at the food bar. I paid $40 for salad! May not be returning...

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·Dined on November 10, 2017

We were very excited to go enjoy dinner as the restaurant looks so beautiful from the outside. The waitress was very nice. The food was horrible. Flavorless and tough. We spent 30 minutes at our table and left as we had no desire to waste any more time.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We have eaten here several times. The food did not seem as good. Many of the meats were very dry (chicken and pork). We had to ask to have the beef brought to us. The cold bar did not have a lot of variety as compared to the past. Overall, a lot of money for mediocre food.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 7, 2017

This is my second time to this restaurant in the past 12 months and this particular visit was disappointing. The service was poor, it seemed as if the staff was poorly trained. They struggled to cut the meat at the table, dull knives and the staff did not seem to know how to make a proper cut. The meet was at best only warm and in one case was refrigerator cold. When we raised this issue to the wait staff we were brought a different cut of meat that was then served on top of the piece that we complained about. The servers were gone for extended periods of time and the overall quality of the food was low. Again, my sense was that the staff was poorly trained and poorly managed. I will not return, there are too many other well managed restaurants in the area.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Had an amazing time here celebrating my birthday . The reservation was easy to get , the salad bar was amazing . All the meats were delecious! Great service

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Paleo Friendly
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

This was a first time visit. What an experience! I was at wow! Before I even entered inside. Once inside, the ambiance was fantastic. Great music and friendly staff. The experience was more than I imagined it would be. I've already told others about my wonderful experience and how the food was absolutely delicious! I will be return soon! Thanks for a wonderful dining experience.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Cozy, Live Music, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Romantic
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

The food and service was over the top! I just hate that so much food is wasted! I would be nice to be able to take the meats home after you try them and can’t eat it all!

Tags: Healthy, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Everything was great except the meat. It was dry and unflavored and we even asked for medium rare, which we got once. For what we paid it was very disappointing. The only good meat was the Parmesan chicken.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 28, 2017

I have eaten at Brazilian steakhouses all over the US and this one had the best ambiance. I also loved that the "gauchos" were assigned by table. I've never seen that before, but it ensured that we got to taste everything, and got more of exactly what we wanted.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 27, 2017

The variety and quality of meats that's what makes Brasa outstanding.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Food and service were excellent. Highly recommend!

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Went for my best friends bday. Had a blast. Great food. Had live music which really set the mood.

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 (Wilmington)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food and service was great. And the live music was even better

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

It was good, but I was used to the atmosphere of the one in charlotte where it’s a destination restaurant & people make an event of it. There were a lot of people dressed in t shirt & jeans loading up plates like there was no tomorrow. I guess we were looking for it to be more relaxed & higher endish comparable to the one in charlotte.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Don’t expect a Fogo de Cho experience, not that great

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

My fiance and I were very pleased with our first visit to this restaurant! We will definitely be returning!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Afternoon Coffee, Authentic, Scenic View, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Great Beer, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Casual, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Live Music, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

LOVED the house special meat!!! Amazing!!! Drool worthy!

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

We had so much fun!! Thank you!

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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Second time for the Sunday brunch so the whole family can enjoy a good meal together. Just like the first time, we all came away stuffed. Whole family really enjoyed the quality and freshness of the food.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

We've been to Brazilian steak houses before and loved being able to have lamb chops this particular place said we had to order off a different menu to get them. For the cost of a meal lamb chops should be included.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Live Music
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 30, 2017

A couple of the meats were very good, but most were bland and tough.
Service was very good. Cold bar was very good.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on September 28, 2017

We always come for the brunch hour and we haven't been disappointed once. Atmosphere, food and service was as usual very good. It's four of us, my mother, brother, sister and of course myself. We all live in different cities except my brother and mother.

We have a blast! Keep up the good work and we'll keep coming!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 25, 2017

I go to Brasa at least twice a month. This is the first timr I went and the meats were mediocre, the mashed potatoes were thick as I don't know what. The meats normally have an amazing flavor. I barely tasted flavor on the meats. My boyfriend stated that he doubts he will be back. I on the other hand am hoping that was only a one timr thing.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Kid-friendly, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

My friend enjoyed everything, I think they they’re fans for life.

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·Dined on September 23, 2017

Excellent Brazilian restaurant. Enjoyed every part of it. The live music was great. It was a bit loud at times and interrupted our conversation. But it was easily looked past because of everything else being top quality. The food was amazing. So was the service and the ambience. Would go again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 22, 2017

The food is amazing and the service was excellent. Staff is very attentive. Really enjoyed the live music in the background. Highly recommend this restaurant. Using Open Table for reservations was perfect.

Tags: People Watching, Special Occasion, Live Music, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on September 22, 2017

It was really fantastic - I think I'm in love. I posted about it on social media, and I'm rating my experience - I never, ever do that, so it must be amazing :)

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Great restaurant for a celebration, whether it's for a birthday or anniversary or a work/volunteer team banquet.

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·Dined on September 21, 2017

The quality of food is very good. But the meat is offered in several minutes and the server is bringing constantly new meat. The meat is not cooked like ordered (medium rare for steak). Wish they take more patient between the different rounds to enjoy it. It was like a fast food restaurant.

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·Dined on September 19, 2017

I loved the food so much the atmosphere, the service was amazing. My wife and I would definitely go back.

Tags: People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on September 17, 2017

This was not our first visit and usually we have a wonderful meal. The service was good, we had to ask for a new plate during the meal. We asked for medium rare to medium cooked meats and at first we received very rare filet and steak. They were able to provide more filet and steaks cooked closer to medium. Although some of the selections were too well done. The servers were very receptive to our changes. We don't live in the area but would return when we're back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Our first time there & we loved it & will be back soon! It was a surprise birthday dinner for my boyfriend.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 16, 2017

It was a wonderful experience having dinner at Brasa. The service was great and the food was outstanding.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Service was great and super fast with bringing the meats to the table.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 8, 2017

If you are a restaurant that specializes in one thing, and you charge a premium prices for that one thing, then you should do it exceptionally well! As a Brazilian Steakhouse, Brasa is all about the meat.

Brasa serves 13 different kinds of meat, all delivered tableside on large skewers. They have bacon wrapped fillet, ribeye, parmesan chicken, pork tenderloin, ribs etc. It all sounds wonderful, but the execution is definitely NOT! Everything was dry, overcooked and entirely unseasoned. After asking several times, we were able to get some things on the rare side, but even then they had no flavor. No sauces or condiments were offered with the meats and even those that had some flavorings (curried chicken legs) were still bland and overcooked.

Additionally, when you arrive they explain to you that each of you has a rock in front of your setting that can be turned to 'green' telling the servers you would like more meat, or 'red' if you'd like to take a break and enjoy what you have. In which case, they will come back in a little while. However, the servers ignore the rocks and inundate you with more and more foods so that you finally have to be rude and tell them to go away and please wait until the table has turned their rocks to 'green'. Instead of a slow leisurely dinner, we felt rushed.

They do offer a fairly large salad bar which looks beautiful, but was also not as tasty as it looked.

I did feel that the servers were eager to please, they just were maybe too eager.

All in all, for the price, I would definitely go somewhere else. This restaurant is all gimmick and no substance.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 7, 2017

I took my dad here for his birthday. It was a nice special occasion restaurant because it is a dining experience that was unique. The live music was great, the salad bar had a lot of variety, and the meats were seasoned to perfection.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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