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About Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse- N. Charleston

Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse is an unique, and authentic, all you can eat “Churrascaria.” Featuring a full Salad Bar with over 30 items, 6 Brazilian Hot Dishes and a “parade” of 16 different types of Beef, Chicken, Pork and Lamb, brought to your table by our "gaúchos" and sliced individually.

2411 Mall Drive
North Charleston, SC 29406
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Brazilian Steakhouse, Brazilian

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday-Friday: 5:00pm-10:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm-10:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm-9:00pm

Cross Street:
East Montague Ave.

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(843) 744-9000

Website:
http://www.cowboybraziliansteakhouse.com/

Parking Details:

Additional:
Bar Dining, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu

Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse- N. Charleston Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.0

service

4.3

ambience

3.6

value

3.6

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74% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (16)
Creative Cuisine (13)
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Good for Groups (13)
Good for Anniversaries (12)
Romantic (9)
Worth the Drive (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Casual (7)
Fun (7)
Authentic (7)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Healthy (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Business Meals (3)
Cozy (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
People Watching (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Vegan (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Bar Seating (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Tapas (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
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Spicy (1)
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Worst experience! Wanted an awesome place to take my fiancé for his birthday. We've dined at Rioz in MB. So I was looking for something similar. I asked a few people and got a few good comments. Well, clearly, they haven't been to an authentic Brazilian Steak House. Our first sign should have been there are 3 tables seated on Friday. We ordered drinks and waited 15 mins. We didn't want to get our food without drinks. Buffet=Disappointing. There were 4 hot items. And the bar was missing tons. The chicken salad was probably the worst I've ever tasted which is usually my favorite part. It was mushy. The pasta was dry. I loved the mashed potatoes and mushrooms and honestly that's basically what I ate the entire night. After we fixed our plate of sides, we waited for the actual meat. 10 more minutes before anything came out. One thing came around then literally 5 minutes later someone else would come around. There was no flow at all. Usually you get what you're going to eat then you flip your card over and you enjoy your meal. We couldn't do that because the meat didn't come out like it should. The ambience was like a generic buffet. It wasn't fancy at all. The Mojito was too tangy. Most of the meat that we got was actually tasty so I can't complain about that and the chicken heart was interesting. I never had that before so that was nice. We didn't make it through all meats because we were tired of waiting. Had to ask for the pineapple. And then I got the bill. There is no way it adds up to $108 bill plus tip. So $130. I would suggest whoever runs this restaurant to make a trip to to Rioz. There's no comparison. And it was cheaper. We will not go back. We will not recommend. And we will drive the two hours to MB the next time. And I've already suggested to anyone who recommended Cowboys that they go to Rioz in the future they will be blown away and will probably never go back as well. It was literally the worst experience especially for a birthday outing.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Great service. Wonderful food. Nice to be able to try different types of meat. Salad bar was very fresh, nice selection, good quality

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

Everything was as describe. Well worth the price. Come hungary and leave fulfilled.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

We made reservations for 6 adults for our Thanksgiving dinner. It was our first time going there and we were impressed. I did not hear one complaint from our table. The meats were all very good and the salad bar had many delicious healthy choices, including smoked salmon and shrimp. The staff was very helpful, explained A to Z. With the menu being 'All you can eat' and getting a holiday discount on top of that, I'm sure we will go back. We might just make this a tradition.

Tags: Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Kid-friendly, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Organic, Gluten Free Options, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Disabled Access, Tasting Menu, Vegan, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Paleo Friendly, Good Vegetarian Options, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

We had been to the location in Winston Salem North Carolina and loved it. We went for Sunday brunch so in addition to all of the meets and the salad bar there were also many breakfast options. My husband and I went for our 30th anniversary and we loved it. We will definitely be back

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Authentic
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Untrained waiters, ambiance reminded me of a Ryan’s or Golden Corral. When you spend the money they ask you expect the surrounding and the wait staff to be at a certain level, they were not.

However food overall was fairly good.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Service has always been mediocre at Cowboy, but this time it was worse than bad. Apart from the lamb and the salad bar shrimp, the food was awful, no bread on the salad bar - even after we pointed it out. No feta in the pasta & feta salad. Under seasoned meat. Ridiculously long wait for gaucho's to appear with food.
The manager (?) was at a loss for words when we told him all this...if your leadership is crappy then the rest of the staff have little to go by.
Will never go back.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Pace yourself because the food keeps coming. Enjoyed the atmosphere and cleanliness. Mario seated us at our table and explained how things go and we ate all we could eat.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 16, 2017

It's pretty bad when the 2 best things you had was the pineapple and the wine. Service was good but food was either over done or had not taste at all. As for the value of it's a little to expensive for what actually ate. We will not be eating there again.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 14, 2017

While the decor is quite dated and cheap, the food is good. Many selections, good drinks.

Tags: Casual, Paleo Friendly
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Sub par meats and next to nothing on salad bar. Not worth the money.

Tags: Good for Groups, People Watching
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

I think it is a little too pricey. The service was great!!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

My husband and I dined here for our 11th year Anniversary and it was Perfect. Great food, Great Atmosphere and Great service!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Don't let the hideous parking lot fool you! This restaurant has exceptional staffing and serves fabulous food!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Gluten Free Options, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

Excellent food and service. True-to-form red/green Brazilian steak house. The only knock is that the lighting is a bit bright in some sections. $35 per person for all-you-can-eat meat to go with buffet-style salad and sides. Ask for Igor. If he is working, you will certainly have a good time. He won't steer you wrong. The desserts are "dreamy," as he put it. Equally great for a big group or date night.

Tags: Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 21, 2017

Reservation for 4 at 615pm. No waiting getting our table. Food was very good but ambiance was only fair. All tables in open area so we could hear all that everyone else was talking about. I would not go here again since their prices were higher than my budget.

Tags: Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Great atmosphere, food was great. It took the servers a few times of us saying that we were still waiting for the meat tom come around before it really started to come in our section! Great food!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Romantic, Disabled Access
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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Great food, our waiter wasn’t very attentive or friendly. Overall a decent restaurant but don’t go out of your way to eat there or expect to be wow’d.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Late-night Find
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 (Charleston)·Dined on September 7, 2017

i loved it. we were there this last night for restaurant week. every bite was delicious. can't wait to return, soon i hope. wonderful service.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on September 6, 2017

An excellent restaurant with food you cannot get anywhere else in town. Bruce, our waitor, was so attentive and friendly that you felt really wanted there. Well worth the price on Group on.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fun, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Cozy, Authentic, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Casual, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on September 6, 2017

Excellent cuisine, great variety of food. They say, brevity is the soul of wit, what can be said, except a great appreciation for all the food and especially the service.

Tags: Tapas, Spicy, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Healthy, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Paleo Friendly, Worth the Drive, Vegan
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·Dined on September 2, 2017

Most of the meat was dry. The taste was ok but it seemed like it was under heat too long.

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·Dined on August 27, 2017

We had Igor, yeah!!! We had seen many positive reviews on google for him!! Service from all outstanding! Food was unique and delicious!! Only negative was big price didn't include desert. For that reason we probably wouldn't return. :( Hope ya'll change cause you have a good thing but.. that.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Good for a Date
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 (Charleston)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Best and freshest salad bar I have ever seen- underwhelmed by the meat... the steak was med-well done, chicken also dry.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 18, 2017

The salad bar was plentiful and fresh. Its is very casual and the atmosphere nothing really special if you are comparing to other large chains like this. The meat in some cases was very good, some was very fatty and too much garlic. Service was for the most part good.

Tags: Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups
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 (Charleston)·Dined on August 17, 2017

The Brazilian Steakhouse concept is well done on a small scale. On a Thursday night almost all the meats on the menu were available and well served. The staff was pretty attentive generally and honored a specific request for another lamb chop which ws one of the best meats available.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on August 11, 2017

I've been to a few Brazilian steakhouses around the country but had never tried this one nearby. I was disappointed for several reasons. First, the ambiance...it had none. Outside of a painted wall, it felt like a cafeteria or what I might see at any "buffet" restaurant. Secondly, outside of our main server who was very nice, the gentlemen walking around and serving food were difficult to hear and understand and seemed less than enthusiastic to be coming to our table. Lastly, outside of a couple of the beef choices, the chicken, lamb and ribs were dry and overcooked so overall, didn't feel like we got much value for the $35 per person investment I made, especially since I was paying for 6 people. I would not recommend nor would I or any of my family go back again.

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·Dined on August 6, 2017

Has always been a great spot for us we love everything about Cowboys even more excited that Bruce is back

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on August 3, 2017

Crisanto was our server and he was amazing. The lamb chops were delicious as well as the bacon wrapped filet. We will definitely be back

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 (Charleston)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Blind date, she turned out to be actually blind. So she ate a butterball thinking it was a mozzarella ball. Oh well

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·Dined on July 28, 2017

Efficiently run churrascaria. Expedient service with plenty OB breathing room to enjoy an excellent meal. Salad bar is diverse, well stock and just as tasty as the meat. Black beans, rice, and mushrooms were delectable. Meat selection is never ending and cooked to medium perfection. Top that off with flavorful tradition dried plaintain and cheese bread results in money well spent. Most importantly the restrooms were immaculate. Well done Cowboy.

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 (Western NC)·Dined on July 16, 2017

Staff was very friendly and accommodating but food was sub par. If you've been to other Brazilian steakhouses (Rioz, Texas de Brazil, etc) you will be disappointed. Salad bar had few options for salad except for greens. Meat lacked flavor and was tough. Other hot and cold options were mediocre at best. Restaurant needs updating. Need salad options such as tomatoes or cucumbers. No bread at location labeled on bar. Chicken salad seemed old. Mashed Potatoes runny. Very disappointed. Will not go back.

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·Dined on July 14, 2017

Other Brazilian steakhouses in Chicago were much better as f as service and side food items. Price was reasonable. Had too wait too long for some meats. The grill pineapple wad unique and very good.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on July 9, 2017

It definitely wasn't what I was expecting!!! We had our card turned over (green) for roughly 30 mins and our waiter had to tell them to come back to our table with more meats. Service was not great AT ALL!!! The water had a funny taste!!! I feel like I came on the wrong night especially when there nobody at the door to greet us and the place was half empty. Collard greens were nasty...I will not be returning...

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 5, 2017

Our server, Raymond, was exceptional, as was the food.

Tags: Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Authentic, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Charleston)·Dined on June 28, 2017

The service was excellent. The food was very good. We loved the choices of meats and getting to try all the different selection.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Charleston)·Dined on June 27, 2017

We had a great time! The food was excellent and the service even better!

Tags: Business Meals, Gluten Free Options, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 23, 2017

The salad bar was amazing! I only really liked a couple of the meats that were brought by. Of course the grilled pineapple was yummy!
I think the meats could be fresher personally. I could tell they weren't fresh.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Romantic, Sunday Lunch
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 (Charleston)·Dined on June 21, 2017

Food was to die for & the service was great too! They made my birthday special. Will definitely be back

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Charleston)·Dined on June 16, 2017

Very nice experience. The server was outstanding and the food was delicious. This restaurant is a place I would recommend anybody to.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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