Churrascaria Plataforma Brazilian Steakhouse
Tuesday through Thursday: 12 PM to 11 PM
Friday & Saturday: Noon to Midnight
Discounted parking available: $12 for 5 hours for regular cards and $22 for SUV's.
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Excellent service, but the meats were incredibly salty across the board - enough where halfway thru the meal, you could really feel it on your tongue. The very real pain of salty tongue is something I haven't experienced in my life before dining at this restaurant.
Best place ever
I love Brazilian Churrascaria. I lived part time in Rio de Janeiro for 20 years and Plataforma is very authentic, the real thing. Now, they are never stylish nor are they coolest thing from Brazil- but it is special. There are a few items that can put a Brazilian restaurant to the authentic test: Pao de Queijo (chewy cheese bread) and “Picanha” a uniquely Brazilian cut of beef. Both are perfect at Plataforma as are many other items. My one suggestion is that while the salad bar is very tempting, remember you’re there for the MEAT! I choose to only take a few tiny things from the salad bar because I don’t want to fill up on anything but the many different cuts of beef and other meaty delights.
Overpriced. The meat was quite hard and of low quality for a churrascaria. Only the filet mignon and the picanha were fine. Also, the buffet could definitely be improved. Value very low!
Went with the kids on a Thursday night. Not super packed and the service was awesome. We lived the Garlic Steak and asked for more and within 5 minutes a waiter was back with a piping new rack.
I would say the only knock would be the salad bar could be upgraded a bit. For NYC I would honestly consider it a value for a family if your willing to spend $
It was pricey but would definitely go back for a special occasion. Meat was so good so if you’re having a man-cave appetite, this is the place.
Had a wonderful time, so happy they have hard cider available at the bar. This place is a meat lovers heaven. I definitely ate my weight in meat there. Will definitely be back
Food was delicious!!
Had a wonderful dinner. While I usually go with work groups or other adults, this time I brought the entire family and some good friends (ie: we had the kids with us). Steak was awesome. Much better cuts than you typically see at a Brazilian restaurant. Kids where in awe. Had a band playing providing nice background music. In the middle of dinner, some Brazilian dancers came out to celebrate a 101st birthday at the tables next to us. Thiago and Angel took good care of us and Thiago went out of his way to show the kids a great time.
Awesome!! Standard Brazilian Steakhouse, but with good service, great sirloin!!
You get a lot for your money. Copious amounts of food- salad bar has many options including cold and hot dishes. The scrimp was delicious and the risotto. The sushi is fair but the salad varieties were good. The sliced meats that are cut at your table were very good. I preferred the brisket and the sirloin. There was always a waiter who comes by to ask what you need. The live band on Friday evenings is a treat also. You feel like you are in a nightclub. Very spacious restaurant with comfortable seating. The dessert options ( rolling cart is brought to your table )
There is a great variety and all the desserts are yummy. the mousse is what I prefer. The drinks were good especially the Kaperena. ( Brazilian drink ). The noise level was not too bad.
This is always my families highlight of the year
Family in from out of town
Its rare to find a spot in the city that has good food, close, affordable and NOT MIND NUMBING LOUD... if you want to have a comfortable dinner in a nice scenic and warm environment and hear the people your with, this is the spot for you, trust me I’m from Chicago and we know what loud is.
For the price of $67/person, I would have expected exceptionally great selection of meat, but some of the meat was too seasoned or dry when it got to the table. The salad bar was pretty good, but I don’t think the overall experience equated to the expensive price tag.
Outstanding service and food! The meat was tender and passed around often. Impeccable....worth the money. A special thanks to the Maitre'd, Carlos, for seeing to my gluten. Allergy! That was just to start!
Traditional Brazilian steakhouse experience. Great service. Wonderful selection of meats, sides, and salad bar that had everything from greens, shrimp cocktail, sushi, paella, and spare ribs. Perfectly located near times square and the theater district. Wonderful bar with great cocktails, wine selection, and beer menu. I had no room for desery, but the cart looked delicious. Will definitely be back again when in town.
The food was great. The service was great. No complaints at all. Definitely would come back
The food , service and atmosphere were all great.
The salad bar had a ample selection to choose from to start your meal
The meat selection was great
The wine pour was good
My only caution would be that the dessert and coffee are not included in the dinner price
The steak cuts were mostly fine -- some were too salty, but all of them were juicy. The pork and chicken cuts were dry. There were few times where one person at our table would refuse something, and the server would just walk away without offering to anyone else. I also saw and heard other tables being offered cuts that we were not (pork ribs, beef ribs). One time, one of the servers asked what we were still waiting for. I told him I wanted the beef ribs that I just saw, and he just walked away without responding. Never saw the beef ribs so I just gave up. For the price they charged, what they offered was pathetic.
Delicious food! Great service! Great drinks! All the meat you can eat!
Used to come here all the time. Hadn’t been in a few years. Won’t be back. They’ve been passed up by the “chain” South American streakhouses like Texas de Brazil and Fogo De Chao.
We ordered a bottle of wine - after he poured the tasting he announced this was the last bottle he had. Shouldn’t he have done that before he opened it? They lost the sale of a second.
Meat choices were less than stellar.
We had a very good dinner. The salad bar was very good and lots of choices. The meats were interesting and varied. The quality was good. Plentiful and probably next time i would just choose the salad bar.
Absolutely wonderful lunch place. Great value. Something for everybody. Great place for a group of coworkers!!!
The food was amazing... Even their salad bar was great. However it is on the very pricey side.. 297 (including tip) for two people.. . only had 2 drinks each plus dessert.. So yeah. However, my boyfriend was very pleased with the food. Would go again but it's a once a year type of thing
Food was good. Some of the steak was a bit salty. I had to do my reservation 3 times as they kept cancelling my reservation. I called them after getting it cancel twice. Found out they were cancelling my reservation because someone else had same last name and they thought I was double booking. It was frustrating.
This was a great place for my birthday dinner evening! Food was even better! Can’t wait to go back!
Plataforma is one of the best rodizio steakhouses in America. The salad bar and sides are excellent, and the meats, brought to you as long as your medallion is green side up, are a good mix of well done to rare slices from the same slab of meat. Dining alone, I had exactly the attention from staff that I desired.
They have good guarana and fresh squeezed orange juice to complete the authentic Brazilian ambience. If only the live music could sound Brazilian, too!
Good was great flavors abound ,drinks were perfect our waiter Johnny was very attentive. I would go with more friends in the future.
Another perfect service and delicious dinner.
Great food! They serve a large variety beautifully prepared meat dishes. The salad bar is outstanding--even the sushi is decent. The service is great. The wine list is extensive, with decent values to be found among the South American wines.
Service was top notch. Food was abundant and fresh. Meat was scrumptious. Even had dessert which was all yummy. Will definitely be going back.
Thank you for the amazing experience and for making my husband’s birthday even more special! We will definitely be coming back!
I had a wonderful and delicious Birthday dinner with my family. Everyone is so courteous. The atmosphere is very nice. The piano and the cello musicians were just perfect over dinner. Thank you.
Food was just okay. Came in with high hopes from other reviews and was left disappointed. Some of the meats did not taste fresh. The restaurant did not acknowledge that we were celebrating a special occasion. Maybe will try again some day as the reviews were good.
We reserve this BEST RESTAURANT IN NEW YORK for all our special occasions. We are never ever disappointed by them.
The food and the service are amazing. Be prepared to over eat... lol ... and for a hefty bill.
What’ a dump! Food was not good at all. Place is a total rip off. 220 for 2 people. For what? I could have had better food at a dinner.
Amazing place.always take my friends there when they visit NYC
Food was delicious, service was excellent, was hoping for beef ribs (bone in) but they didn’t have that for lunch, so if you want beef ribs go during dinner
Amazing food great salad bar selection and every kind of meat you could imagine.