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Novilhos Brazilian SteakHouse - Bellevue

4.2
583 reviews
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$50 and over
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Brazilian Steakhouse
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Welcome to Novilhos!

The Brazilian "Churrasco" has been a tradition for generations in Southern Brazil, where Gauchos (Brazilian Cowboys) pierced large pieces of meat and slowly grilled them over open flamed pits.

With a fixed price and this unique style of barbecue, Novilhos features continuous service of sixteen selections of beef, chicken, pork, lamb and sausage, all slowly spin-roasted, preserving their natural flavors and textures.

When perfectly grilled, these delectable cuts are brought to you directly from the grill and expertly served by our carvers, dressed in Gaucho attire.

Novilhos' unique concept also offers an elaborated and sumptuous salad buffet with a variety of fresh cut vegetables, gourmet salads and side dishes, along with imported cheeses, cold cuts and other tasty seasonal items.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Brazilian Steakhouse, Brazilian
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Hours of operation


Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm; Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm-2:30pm

Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm-9:00pm; Friday: 5:00pm-10:00pm; Saturday: 4:30pm-10:00pm; Sunday: 4:30pm-9:00pm
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Phone number
(425) 603-1111
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Cross street
124th ST.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 583 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.2
service
4.2
ambience
3.8
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4.0Dined 3 days ago

The main star of the show, all the grilled meats were excellent!! Love love love the mushroom risotto! Some of the salads are really nice, but some of the charcuterie items are below average. When the restaurant intro mentioned over 60+ items, I was expecting 60+ dishes of sides and salads, but the different kinds of condiments are included in the number which was like almost half of it, but that's just me being picky. Service is really nice! Always asking if we are doing ok and do we have a specific kind of meat, which we really appreciate!

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Good ambience.
food was, however, a little salty....
But salad bar was very good.

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3.0Dined 6 days ago

Despite many requests for some well done steak, none ever showed up at our table.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Great place for carnivores. Delicious meats and an excellent salad bar. Come hungry.

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2.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Service was terrible and we went there for my husband’s birthday, so I felt bad.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Took my husband there for his birthday. It was our first time and we thoroughly enjoyed it. . Our server Arianna was so sweet, the food was amazing and there was so much of it!! Happily left in a food coma. My new favorite restaurant in Bellevue and we'll definitely be back. Be sure to bring your appetite!!

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2018

All you can eat meat and salad bar was delicious.

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2.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Beware they come offering you a taste of a liquor, the way it is presented to you it seems like they want you to taste and hear your opinion. Well at the end of the day you get a fantastic charge of $8 for a shot. The liquor was not that good and it almost looks like a masquerade planned scam to squeeze more dollars

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Yami was a great server and excellent in ensuring we had everything we needed...especially on a busy night during Seattle Restaurant Week!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The main attraction is the beef presentation. Pretty amazing..and delicious. The salad bar is beyond any salad bar. The happy hour is great and there is good atmosphere in the lounge area.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

I took a friend here for their birthday, it was our first time at a Brazilian steak house so we were given a round down on how things work from our waitress. We basically kept are little green card flipped and just accepted every bit of meat that came to us. The house special was amazing. I wish it came around to the tables more.

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4.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Great food, not sure if you have a dedicated server or not. Quality and quantity equals pricey but worth it.

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1.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Maybe it was because it was Seattle Restaurant Week and not a normal week. The meats which should be the star of Brazilian Steakhouse were mostly cold and overdone and had little flavor. For some reason we felt ignored, other tables were offered skewers but not ours. At one point it took over 15 minutes for someone to visit the table despite my little green card being displayed.

We told Open Table and the server that we were celebrating my wife's birthday. It was never recognized nor mentioned again.

I cant say for sure this is normal or just due to the Seattle Restaurant week business but we will never eat there again.

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1.0Dined on April 9, 2018

I was very excited to be able to make a reservation at a time that was appropriate for us. Our reservation was moved to an earlier time after coming in early to check-in. We were immediately sat, and had someone greet us within 2 minutes. It was our first time here and was given a thorough run through of the experience. The salad bar had many options to chose from. The steak runners came around often. Our server, on the other hand, did not. We were not able to order any drinks until we asked an assistant. After our 2nd course, we told our server we were ready for dessert, though she never bothered to prebus our table. It took 30 minutes to get our dessert order and turns out they were sold out of the cheesecake. We never asked for our check, and the server dropped it off.

It wasn't the best experience, and I wouldn't recommend having the server named Idris.

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1.0Dined on April 9, 2018

My husband and I went during rest week hoping to try them out for the 1st time. The waitresses were very nice and tried to do their best unfortunately it being a Brazilian steak house it seemed like they were not staffed appropriately. It took 30 minutes after we were seated before we ever were offered any kinda of meat, then the gap between offerings was at least 15 to 20 minutes. Out of the 8 meats offered only 3 were cooked acordingly so I would say it was disappointing for me. Having eaten at the competions establishment and receiving 5star service I believe I will Not be returning here.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Excellent customer service

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1.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Excellent food, excellent variety, no waiting for the menu. Well worth it!

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Good for meat lovers and for birthday celebrations

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Meat coma time! Fire roasted cut of seasoned beef, chicken, and sausage. Salad and hot foosd bar alone is worth the visit - too easy to get filled up before the 8 courses of meat selections.

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3.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Reservation not ready, though we showed up on time
Took 12 minutes to seat us (6:12 for a 6:00 appt. time)
Waited till 6:23 for the waiter for our table to notice us
6:26 until he brought a high chair

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4.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Salad bar is very good . Too much meat for 1 meal. Good experience

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4.0Dined on April 4, 2018

It was a nice relaxing evening of great food and great company.

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Restaurant week was awesome. The salad bar itself was worth the dining experience (even if it’s not restaurant week). The servers were also attentive and very courteous. Will always come back.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

enjoyed our Easter dinner; first time there. even our 7 year old daughter loved it. service from servers and gauchos was fantastic. very clean, very enjoyable.

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2018

This is a rodizio menu restaurant where “gauchos” (Brazilian cowboys) come to your table and serve various roasted meats off a stick. First let me start the review with the food was delicious! The bacon wrapped filet and chicken was awesome! Chicken breast was juicy and flavorful! Mushroom risotto creamy goodness. The venue nice and clean (except all trash cans in ladies room was overfilled on to the floor). I will let you be the judge if this place is worth the $$ you will pay. To me the over all experience is what makes a great restaurant no matter the price. We had reservations at 7pm but was not seated til 7:30. What was the point of making resers? No biggie we figure we’d sit at the bar a get a drink. We sat right in front the bartender who ignored us for 15 minutes before acknowledging us. We were then seated at our table only to be left to find the salad bar which is where the plates were. Fine, I get it they were busy. Again, no biggie. Once we had our plates there was no problem to get the gauchos to bring us food. Once done with the main course it was dessert time. We were presented with our sweet options & she was to return to take our order. We sat for 20 minutes waiting then decided to ask another server passing by for dessert. This waiting also happened with our bill, which was $192 before gratuity. We had 2 mojitos, 1 vodka tonic, 2 rodizio dinners and 2 desserts. Worth it? You be the judge. I’m just glad I had good company with me to pass all the time waiting. If I’m paying over $100 each for dinner I expect better service.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

My wife and I went there on March 30th to celebrate a promotion/date. Had a wonderful time, quick service, great food and awesome atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We love Brazilian and have been to all three of the popular ones in the Seattle/Bellevue area. Our favorite continues to be Novilhos. Meats are always fantastic and plentiful but it is their buffet of side items that really sets them apart from the others. I eat too much of the mushroom risotto every time.

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2.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Very disappointing. We took friends from Australia and the service was horrible. Unfortunately we had 7 people and so they automatically add 18%, which leads to getting ignored. We sat around for 15 minutes at our table and then most of the group just went to salad bar. We saw our waitress 2 or 3 other times during our meal. Luckily we didn’t have to depend on her for food. Also, several listed meat choices never made it to our table. Definitely won’t go back!

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Birthday celebration

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

I enjoy the variety of meats. My favorite is that which comes on a cutting board- it is a must have/the main reason I go. I wish I remembered my server's name, but she was the best we have ever had there.

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1.0Dined on March 10, 2018

My complaint is that we were seated next to a large party with children hiding under the table & rolling on the floor. Not appealing at all
Also, when I paid I was shorted my change. The bill was $147 & I paid $200 but was only given $41 back. It was only $12 but the principle of the matter is that what I should have received wasn't what was returned to me. Instead making an uncomfortable situation for everyone I took the missing $12 out of the tip & left. Not a good look for the restraunt or the server

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Great Brazilian Steakhouse

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Celebrating International Women’s Day

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2.0Dined on March 4, 2018

The staff was friendly and very attentive however the cost per person was not worth it. I have been to other Brazilian establishments, that are lower in price and have better food and healthier side options.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

We were there for my husband's birthday. The service was excellent, and the food magnificent. We especially enjoyed the lamb dishes.

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5.0Dined on February 27, 2018

The food was great and the meat kept coming. Tried just about everything put in front of me and had a meat hangover the next day. Great place and would go there again.

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

The food served was very good, the ambiance and the service very nice. I did give them 4 stars on food because I heard they served bacon wrapped shrimp, but they didn't. But overall very good experience that I would recommend.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Very good food. We enjoyed ourselves. My “note” in OT regarding special request asking whether the restaurant did anything for birthdays went unanswered. This is the second time this has happened for a special occasion reserved via OT. Don’t know if it’s the restaurant or the site. Perhaps remove that, and state, “special requests or occasions, please contact the restaurant directly.” Perhaps this would solve the issue.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Amazing food and service! We were not disappointed!

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

We arrived an hour early for our reservations. We only had a wait 20 minute wait and were seated. Our waitress was at the table right away and due to it being our first time explained where to start and about our request for the meats. We ordered the red wine sangria, yum. The best I’ve ever had. We were able to dine, we left after 2.5 hours very full and happy. We look forward to visiting again when we are in Seattle or Bellevue!

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