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About Area Code 55

Area Code 55 is a popular Brazilian steakhouse that first opened in 2010. Since then, it has garnered outstanding reviews and notoriety for its delicious entrées and relaxing atmosphere. The chefs are experts at preparing and barbecuing a variety of steak cuts. Warm hospitality complements the celebration of churrasco: At each table, a gaucho (Brazilian cowboy) in traditional dress offers guests a selection of meats.

The menu at Area Code 55 features items such as chicken wrapped in bacon picanha, picanha with garlic, top sirloin, pork loin and flank steak. Both non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages are available, and guests can top off their meal with one of the delicious desserts available, including Brazilian papaya cream and flan. Area Code 55 is open seven days a week for both lunch and dinner.

16375 Biscayne Blvd
Aventura, FL 33160
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Brazilian Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
163 ST

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(305) 947-6202

Website:
http://www.areacode55.com/

Additional:
Banquet, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Area Code 55 Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.4

ambience

3.9

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Groups (255)
Special Occasion (176)
Kid-friendly (117)
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Fit for Foodies (116)
Great for Lunch (105)
Neighborhood Gem (93)
Romantic (58)
Great for Brunch (41)
Hot Spot (38)
Notable Wine List (37)
Late-night Find (31)
Great for Outdoor Dining (10)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Scenic View (5)
Authentic (1)
Good for Birthdays (1)
Casual (1)
Fun (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 28, 2014

Granted, we were there during the World Cup. The Brazilian team played that day. There was a nonBrazilian game playing on the TVs throughout the place, and the game was on and loud. Most of the staff was wearing soccer jerseys. I had no problem with any of this. But I expected them to turn the TVs off or down when the last game was over. They left them on and LOUD through all the talking head rehashing of the games of the Cup. We asked if they could turn them down so we could converse with the family we took there. We were originally told no, that would not be possible. As the place cleared out of those who were there for the game, they did turn it down a bit. Not the conversation friendly meal we wanted.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 20, 2014

Exceptional meats. Salad bar was also fantastic except the seafood salad. Great ambiance and super place to watch the World Cup and get your meat fix at the same time.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 15, 2014

The food was delicious, but the restaurant was way too bright. It was also almost uncomfortably warm and there were a few flies buzzing about. I think this was due to the front door being left open. Also the exterior of the building needs some serious care.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Tampa)·Dined on June 15, 2014

We loved,muito bom o servico otima comida e preco justo,recomendo.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 15, 2014

THIS IS A GREAT PLACE FOR LARGE GROUPS. THE MEAT & PINEAPPLES ARE GREAT AND THE SERVERS ARE ALWAYS ATTENTIVE. IT GETS REALLY PACKED FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS LIKE FATHERS DAY BUT TOTALLY WORTH IT. I WOULD RECOMMEND MAKING RESERVATIONS.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 12, 2014

Excelent!!!!

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 (Miami)·Dined on June 8, 2014

Overall dinner experience was good, well worth it for the price. Would recommend for big family gathering

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 1, 2014

If you like Brazilian Churrasco, *good* Brazilian Churrasco, then this is the place for you. Excellent quality meats, cooked just the way you like them, and brought to you at your table by Gauchos on skewers and sliced unto your plate. They have an extensive salad and hot/cold bar with appetizers and side dishes as well. The best part is the price won't break your bank as they are considerably less expensive than Texas de Brazil, Fogo Chao, and the others, with just as good a quality in meats!

Excellent for lunch, brunch or dinner! Especially with a large group!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 31, 2014

The food was delicious; the meats weren't too salty and the salad bar had a great selection. The service was equally outstanding: the waiters passed by fairly often and were more than willing to accommodate any requests as well as make us feel comfortable. The restaurant is also decorated in excellent taste and has a great, friendly vibe. (Prices were also very good, and the desserts were plentiful in option, elegant in presentation, and sublime in taste. Wonderful experience!

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (Miami)·Dined on May 18, 2014

I took my husband and my friends for a dinner. It was a great experience and we were very pleased with the service. The food was excellent and we definitely go back again. I highly recommended it to anybody.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Late-night Find
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on May 16, 2014

I have been there several times this time the meat was uneven.


Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Miami)·Dined on April 29, 2014

This is one of our regular spots as we are there once a week with our 3 kids. The salad bar is great and the meat is to die for. Add to that the great service and you have an amazing restaurant.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on April 20, 2014

This restaurant exceeded our expectations. The service was exceptional, and the food was abundant. Great place to bring children who can sample as much or as little as they want. Pineapple was a particularly tasty treat. Tv screens entertained the children.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on April 20, 2014

The food was good. They don't have a great selection at their buffet that part was dissapointing. Their meat was good and the little breads were amazing. The dessert fondue was delicious.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Mississippi)·Dined on April 12, 2014

Myself and a group of friends come in to the Miami area once a year to run an annual Spartan Race. It's one of our traditions, after a big run to go out to a Brazilian steakhouse in town for dinner. The first year that we came to Miami, Area Code 55 was great! Unfortunately this year, not so much so. It seemed as if they only brought out a selection of 5 meats over and over. We only were offered chicken one time despite requesting it several. The price has also increased over the previous year. I also found the $9 Crown and Coke to be a little excessively priced for the size offered. Next year on our annual trip, we will be looking for a different option for a Brazilian Steakhouse.

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 (Miami)·Dined on April 6, 2014

This is not the type of restaurant where you would take your date out for a romantic dining experience. The atmosphere is loud and bombastic. While the food is good (especially the salad bar) I wouldn't say that it is worth the price you have to pay for it. If you like paying $100 for a meal for two, with an atmosphere that is casual dining and very loud, go for it. As for me, I'll go elsewhere next time.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on April 5, 2014

Food was superb, wait staff was great. Ambience is outstanding and the service excellent.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on March 21, 2014

It's was my cousin bday and she came from New York & she had a great time

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Hot Spot
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 (Miami)·Dined on March 21, 2014

The food and staffs were outstanding. And the Manager was very courteous

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Late-night Find, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on March 6, 2014

The food here is tasty, you get a lot for the money. The meats could be better quality, but again, you get a lot for the money. But the grilled pineapple is GREAT!

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly
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 (Miami)·Dined on March 3, 2014

Excelent!!!!

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 (Miami)·Dined on February 22, 2014

Never been to a restaurant like this one. Very cool. My boyfriend and I enjoyed the food and we generally had a great time dining at this establishment.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on February 22, 2014

Food was good but not worth 182.00 for 4 people, and they added gratuity even though we had less than 6 pople. Over all it was ok. I will say that the ale wait staff is BEAUTIFUL.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly
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 (Miami)·Dined on February 15, 2014

One of my favorite food to enjoy is bbq, I do it myself and for the past 20 years on weekends. Had the opportunity to taste different places that offer rodizio style bbq (Texas de Brazil, Porcao and other premium places)
Area Code 55 offers the best service and quality meats for the cost. Period.

Will recommend to meat and salad lovers.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on February 7, 2014

Service and food war very good.

If i compare quality and price, everything was is perfect.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Miami)·Dined on February 1, 2014

If you have a healthy appetite for meats with a nice salad bar and an assortment of sides, I would recommend Area Code 55. The scene is energetic and vibrant on the weekend. If you don't mind dining among a crowd you cannot beat the selections for the price. We skipped dessert and tried the roasted pineapple. It is to die for. Of all the cuts of meat, my family enjoyed the flavor and tenderness of the beef ribs (medium-well).

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Miami)·Dined on January 27, 2014

The quality of all the choices were the best including the salad bar and the service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 24, 2014

We had a great time. The food was amazing.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 9, 2014

Very good food, with nice variety o meat. Good service.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 4, 2014

I was expecting a sort of Brazilian steakhouse experience. They got it right on most of the buffet and they have the expected items that most of them don~t have like chicken heart, pineapple an a well roasted rib, but most of the different meats had the same taste and none of them had the expected amount of gross salt.

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 28, 2013

Picanha is a tender beef well appreciated all over Brazil and specifically for me too . In this place is perfectiing grilling. It has a layer of fat, which should be removed only if you want . I eat that and enjoy eact bit of this juicy beef!
Picanha - The Brazilian

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 25, 2013

It's a nice intimate restaurant. It was Christmas Day when I went so it was filled with families and what not. But definitely more for an intimate group.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 25, 2013

Having lived in Brazil for many years, I'm very familiar with this type of rodizio type restaurant. Area Code 55 is a little pricey but worth it, particularly if you can handle large amounts of meat in one seating. Salad bar was good. Only complaint is that we had to ask for beef ribs twice.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 18, 2013

Enjoyed night out with famy. The assortment of meat to choose from was excellent. Staff was constantly circulating around the room. Overall I would recommend restaurant.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 23, 2013

foods and service excellent. big choice

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 23, 2013

This was a great night for our family , we have been to several places like this & Area Code 55 is hands down the Best od them all.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 17, 2013

Finally! A great rodizio that doesn't break the bank! Also, don't miss out on their feijoada: granted, it doesn't taste as awesome as the real-deal feijoada that uses really weird cuts of meat, but it still is very tasty and they don't use cheap meat in it either.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 23, 2013

This is one of our favorite restaurants in South Florida. When on top of their game, they rival Texas de Brazil but sometimes this isn't the case. This is a non-chain (at least not that we know of) Brazilian style Steakhouse where unlimited quantities of meat are served to you by "gauchos" tableside. A "higher end" salad bar includes cold meats, cheeses, various salads and some hot food. Service is usually very good. It is not as expensive as Texas de Brazil or Fogo de Chao. However, sometimes the meats are better quality/flavor/etc. than others. They have added large screen TV's usually playing soccer games to the main dining room which really decreases this from a fine dining experience in our opinion that it used to be prior.

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 15, 2013

I went for nice dinner for 2. While not appropriate for romantic setting because of the open buffet style layout and sport crowd theme on the tv's, the food and wine was very good. Very friendly and attentive service and decent price. Definitely somewhere local to invite my friends

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 13, 2013

Had a great time celebrating my birthday and the food was GREAT!

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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