Churrascaria Plataforma Brazilian Steakhouse

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Brazilian Steakhouse
Churrascaria Plataforma Brazilian Steakhouse is a Rodizio style restaurant. Rodizio is a method of serving meat that originated in the south of Brazil in the early 1800's. The concept is to serve a wide variety of different cuts of beef - sirloin, baby beef, top round, skirt steak, short ribs, brisket, rib eye; pork - ham, pork ribs, sausage, pork loin, suckling pig; chicken - chicken legs, chicken hearts; turkey - wrapped in bacon; lamb, fish, etc. in succession, to each diner individually right at their table. A meal typically begins with a trip to the gourmet salad bar, which features a variety of vegetables and composed salads in addition to four hot dishes. We also serve a selection of side dishes at your table. The main course, the highlight of the meal, will start when you flip your coaster-sized "chip" from the red side to the green side, signaling the meat cutters you're ready to be served.

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Brian
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

It's the experience that makes this restaurant great and we will be back.

One of the downsides includes sporadic service (sometimes it's great and sometimes suspect-both the guys with the meat and the support staff).

But then there is the exceptional waiter or host--when they ask you "what meat you are looking for" and they produce it in a timely fashion. That is awesome.

Some meats are not cooked all that well or too much...but then you simply pass--there's more that enough to eat.

The salad bar is underrated--it's got great stuff on it. And the fried bananas are the best side dish.

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JamelaA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Love it!! Food was great! Staff were attentive and the price was very reasonable.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very good service

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff are always very friendly and attentive!

LL
vipLeslieL
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Excellent service. Turkey was surprisingly one of the best meats. We didnt eat much of the sides or the salad bar. Had plenty of good steak.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, best meat in NYC, amazing buffet and premier service

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DonO
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience4

It always takes too long to get a second cocktail. Coffee was ordered but never came.

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kimmyk
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They were fantastic we were in and out in 20/30 min (which was perfect since we were seeing a show.) and they had us bursting at the seams ! The food was incredible the service was so attentive we were never without anything.

I have been here several times and it is always a great dinner

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vipVictoria
Toronto
24 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

This is a place to go for a cool experience if you haven't been to a Brazilian steakhouse before. The food was okay but overpriced (unless you are someone who can eat a TON of food).

CM
CameronM
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was really good, and there was a large variety of meats, sushi, and salads. I would definitely go back.

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Dave
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another great dinner!! Amazing food, drinks and staff

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner and broadway show with family. Excellent food and service. Pricey but you get what you pay for.

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vipG1234
New York Area
100 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Enjoyed my meal at Churrascaria this past weekend. Service was attentive, meat selections were plentiful, even during lunch. Meats were perfectly cooked and seasoned. Salad bar was replenished often. Will be back for sure!!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing. My personal favourites are beef rib, prime rib, and lamb chop. The parmesan pork and bacon wrapped turkey are a little dry. I didn’t like the sirloin and NY strip much but I think that’s because of the cut I got. The salad bar has a good variety including cocktail shrimp and mussels. For the sides, vinaigrette is highly recommended. It is so refreshing after you had so much meat. The fried banana was good. Cheese bread comes with the table and it was addictively good.

Service was good. We were being served very regularly, and after we told them it was our anniversary, they gave us complimentary cheesecake and champagne.

Live jazz music at night, a kid friendly restaurant. I would recommend this place for a date night, special occasions, or when you just want a meat diet.

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GiselaH
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great birthday celebration with a friend. A bit noisy, especially if you sit near the (excellent) band. Servers were exceptionally friendly, food was excellent.

KP
vipKennyP
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Best churrascaria in town. I bring my wife here very often and they never fail.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall1food5service1ambience2

We made a reservation for 9pm and didn’t get seated until 10:30 ON VALENTINES DAY. They overbooked and we had to wait in line for 50 minutes just to get a beeper to wait even longer. Then they ran out of beepepers so we had to wait in a separate line for beepers after checking in. It was a hectic and stressful experience and took away from our special valentines night.

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Love2eat
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Carlos Deleu our waiter made the night special !! He was amazing & deserves a raise !!
Ricardo who calls to confirm your reservation needs to learn how to talk to people . His attitude is terrible, the way he speaks to customers leads me to believe no one knows about his professionalism!! I was appalled & this needs to be addressed!!

LO
LanceO
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Place was great & conveniently attached to the hotel (Belvedere) that we were staying at. Thought it was a little pricey (even for New York / Valentines Night), but in any case we gorged ourselves and had an awesome evening before taking in a show

JG
JacobG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was my first time my girlfriend and I went to any Brazilian steakhouse and Churrascaria Plataforma did not disappoint! As soon as you flip your dinning chip to the green you are greeted to a plethora of meats from various staff. All of the meats provided were excellent besides the lamb, I'm just not a fan of that particular meat though.

The service was fantastic and I would highly suggest this steakhouse! Just be sure to have an EMPTY stomach if you want to get the full value out of your meal.

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vipcelines
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

I used to go there and hadn’t been in at least 2 years when my daughter asked if we could go for her birthday. The place is still ok and the staff is nice. The buffet is also decent. I did find that the selection of meats offered was not great though. The ambiance was just ok, we went on a Thursday evening. The meal was quite expensive, as expected, however I thought the quality was not worth it. I would not go back anymore.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We were celebrating Valentine’s Day the day before and they simply accommodated all my requests as I was going to surprise my boyfriend . Service was simply outstanding. Thank you Plataforma for helping me create a memorable day .

PB
vipPauloBr
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best steakhouse in the city. Period!

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OliverG
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first time in eating at a Brazilian Restaurant and experiencing their unique service. The food, especially the lamb and steak, is so good! We loved the drinks as well. I would definitely come back here during Restaurant Week.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great bday

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The staff was attentive and the food was excellent.