Texas de Brazil - Boise

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Steakhouse
Texas de Brazil is no ordinary steakhouse. It’s a dining experience like no other.

Here, traditions of Brazilian cuisine blend with generous Texas hospitality to create a lively atmosphere in an upscale setting. Your meal begins with a visit to our extravagant salad area – a feast for your eyes as well as your palate. Indulge in a wide array of seasonal roasted vegetables, fresh artisan breads, charcuterie, imported cheeses and other specialties.

Next, an endless parade of gauchos visit your table with skewers of freshly grilled meats carved tableside. Choose from perfectly seasoned beef, lamb, pork, chicken and Brazilian sausage, cooked over a wood charcoal fire the way cowboys of Southern Brazil have prepared it for generations. It’s all served with authentic side dishes and to further complement your meal, select from our award-winning collection of wines or traditional Brazilian bar creations.

Welcome to the height of fine dining. Welcome to Texas de Brazil.
What 163 People Are Saying
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San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

AmAzing service. Great selection of meats & salad bar. Server made sure we had the meat we wanted throughout our dining experience!

a
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The experience was amazing and the food was delicious! Customer service was outstanding!

B
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Very Good overall The Salad Bar a little more on fancy side not as many options as others. Meats were good some were dry and others were extremely rare. Meat service was great at first once got busy slowed way down and even was skipped even though all 4 of us had our circle on Green. We also had to find our waitress to get the bill. Also be careful if you get a limeade those I was with loved them and the serve ask if they wanted a refill didn't tell them each refill be charged. This place is a little fancier and quieter than the other one in the aera. I do like the meat overall better here especially able to get lamb but overall because of Salad Bar/ Choices/ free refills/ and price we will prob go back to the other one in the area.

OT
Boise
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was good the service was good the price was shocking

CR
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous Aviance. Spectacular food. Wonderful service.
Had a fantastic meal. Great experience all around.

OT
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I wish they have chicken heart. I would definitely come over more often. Pay $5 for a guaraná is too much.

BJ
Boise
3 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience3

While the quality of meat is a little better than Tuscanos the other Brazilian steakhouse in the Boise area the variety was not there. Some of the better cuts of meat never made it around until almost the very end. And the salad bar at Toscanos is by far a much better salad bar with a much larger selection. You pay $45 at Texas de Brazil and $25 at Tuscanos. I know where I'm going next time I want to go into a meat coma!

TN
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a great experience. We went with our family and they were very welcoming and the kids thought it was such a fun way to eat food. The food was fantastic and the management above and beyond to make us feel welcomed and that we had a good experience.

L
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The service and atmosphere were very good, experientially. The focus of the meal regarding meat delivery to the table and meat options was not stellar. Both frequency and preparation could be improved with training and attention to detail. Through the whole night, we were only offered five meat options. The salad bar was fine but could have benefitted from other high-end options and fresher items as some appeared dry and macerated due to being out too long. Personal experience with this restaurant chain in Boise, Fairfax, and Boston areas are fairly consistent. In all aspects, this chain is a much better experience than that found at Tucanos; it needs to improve on certain aspects to achieve the typical higher-end experience at Fogo de Chao - particularly at the menu pricing schedule that both offer.

MJ
Seattle
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience3

My wife and I set up reservations for 8:15 PM on a Sunday. We showed up on time and the restaurant was empty. We didn’t know that the restaurant closed at 9 o’clock. We felt very rushed by our server who was continually hovering over our table. The food was only mediocre and the price was outrageous!

VM
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience5

The grilled meats were very good, but the salad bar was incredibly minimal and the potato dishes were really lacking flavor. I think it’s safe to say for $50 per person there should be at least some toppings to go with your salad besides cheese and dressing.

EJ
Boise
3 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was SO GOOD!!!!! All of the meats were wonderful, but the flank steak and the little Brazilian sausages were especially tasty. Our server and the gauchos who bring the meat to your table in a never-ending rotation were friendly and skilled - it was obvious that they enjoy working there, and that always adds a little extra awesome to the dining experience. The salad bar was epic, and the house cheese biscuits were so good, we asked for a second round. They have very interesting and varied drink menu - the house sangria is amazing. I marked the experience down a star only because the lighting was a little bit higher than I enjoy at dinner, and the bar was slow in getting our drinks out - if Texas de Brazil figure out a way to speed up the bar service, they could easily double their bar sales. We will definitely be going back.

JM
Boise
3 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

First time trying this restaurant. Although we had reservations and there were multiple open tables we were seated at a table next to the front door. The food was good, but didn’t match the high price that you pay.

OT
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

OT
Boise
2 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The food, service & atmosphere made for a wonderful first experience at Texas de Brazil. We would go again!

RG
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent food, service, and drinks. But way too expensive.

B
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The whole experience was great. If you are in a mood to try something new, this is the place. It is considered upscale so expect to pay about $60 per person. It was worth it. The flavors were great. The service was exceptional. Even had the manager of the place come over to make sure we were enjoying our food.

DL
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Scrumptious food, terrific waitstaff, beautiful ambience. We definitely recommend it for a memorable experience!

OT
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I went out for a date which we don’t get to do often with young children. The restaurant was beautiful! Food was exceptional! The only complaint I had was that it was very noisy, almost reminded me of being in a cafeteria. But I still give 5 stars on everything because it was all wonderful!

CD
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Great food, unique atmosphere accompanied by a friendly staff is nothing short of a recipe for success. Expensive but a experience that leaves you in aww.

MR
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ambience! Quality! Service!
This was a most pleasant surprise. From the moment you step foot in the door the ambience will catch your attention and suck you in. The salad bar is most unusual with an exceptional assortment of cheese and unusual veggies and includes sushi, pineapple carpaccio, asparagus, and a few hot items. The lobster bisque is rich, high in flavor, very smooth and is exceptional. The protein selections are high quality and very flavorful. If you are a fan of lamb chops, you won’t be disappointed. Their bacon wrapper filet was one of my favorites. Their offerings are far more superb than some of the other Brazilian Steakhouse’s that I’ve been to.
Cost is steep... but a waitstaff in suits and ties that cater to your every whim coupled by the outstanding ambience and amazing food will be well worth your dollar.
Go out - eat under the stars indoors - and try it!

VM
Boise
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience5

First time we whet to your restaurant it was really good second time poor service didn’t get a great choice meat lots of lamb not much beef and long waits in between. Will not go back for that kind of money.

OT
Boise
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time

OT
Boise
5 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall3food1service5ambience4

We looked forward to trying a new restaurant but it left us not desiring more and at $45/person + drinks there are better dining options in the area. We are glad we tried but won’t be returning

BT
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our experience at Texa de Brazil was excellent; the service was exceptional, the food was absolutely delicious, and the desert was great. We will return.

RB
Boise
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall1food2service2ambience2

This place is ridiculously expensive. $45 for our 6-year-old to eat. Should have “only” been $22 for her (which is still an unacceptable price). I’m actually surprised they didn’t charge us for our 20-month-old. Selection of meat tasted good but the variety of that and the salad bar was sub par. Go to Tucanos. Cheaper, better food, and superior salad bar.

JF
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Service and attitude of staff was typical Boise...very friendly, very efficient. I had been to other locations so knew what to expect from the food and it was very good. The only complaint, if any, would be the location of the windows for a dinner service in July and August when it is 90+ consistently. The blinds do an adequate job, but something to be aware of....restaurant temp was good, but sun in the face was less than pleasant.

AD
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

From the moment you walk into the restaurant you feel nothing short of VIP. The decor is beautiful, the service impeccable and the food is mouth wateringly delicious.

LO
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious, the service was stellar and the ambiance was comfortable. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who enjoys this type of dining.

SZ
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food stays true to its reputation of high class and exceptional quality paired with personable and efficient service!

JM
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The ambiance and the food is very good, however, it can be very noisy and difficult to understand the waiter staff. The staff is friendly and attentive. The price is what shocked me. The food is good but dinner for 5 including dessert and 3 drinks was pushing $400 after tip. Good, yes, but not that good.

AR
Boise
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Wonderful food! Amazing salad bar! The flavors in the meats were wonderful. We enjoyed the decor and friendly service. Delivery of drink orders could be improved. Some meats were offered more than once but we were not offered the lamb chops - something to try next time. Also very tasty desserts we had to remember to save room for. We will definitely return.

OT
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Took my husband out for all you can eat meat, he is blown away. Excellent food.

TM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our dining experience was great. The salad section was full of choices not usually found on a salad bar. The meat selections served by roving caballeros were excellent. All-in-all, a wonderful evening of culinary excellence and terrific service. Will do it again.

k
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

I would recommend it to a friend if the service would improve the waitress was slow and so were the guys serving the meet and there was not a variety of meat very limited notlike the previous time we were there.

AA
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been to a few Texas de Brazil’s in other cities! This one was great as well. Just what I expected!

J
Nashville
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

After we finish very nice dinner. Several additional meats came around that were not offered during the time that we were eating. That was the only disappointment. All in all a great experience!

k
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall4food5service2ambience5

We’ve eaten at this location twice and the food quality & quantity was excellent both times. The other night, we had a party of 9 for my birthday. Our server did a good job initially explaining the process and taking our drink orders. Once we started eating, our server rarely came by to make sure we had water or refills on ice tea etc. When she brought our order, she dropped a bottle on someone in our party and didn’t even say anything to her. As I mentioned, the quantity of meats being served was excellent. Servers were always checking to see if we wanted more. However, when we asked for more bread balls, mashed potatoes or plantains, our server would only bring one or two servings for our large table of 9. I have eaten at the Las Vegas location multiple times and have never had that issue with side dishes. Overall, it was a good meal with delicious well cooked meats, but I would give service a “C”. Perhaps our server was new, but it was not a good first impression for service with most of our party who dined here for the first time.

BP
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Too noisy outstanding food presentation very very good too salty meat

CW
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

What a wonderful meal. My boyfriend and I love good food, . I'm always a little skeptical about ayce dining, but this place is fabulous. The salad area, top notch, the lobster bisque, so wonderful (I had extras). The service was ,I felt, very genuine. I love it when people enjoy their jobs. Made the night a hit, thanks you guys