About The Grill From Ipanema

AUTHENTIC BRAZILIAN STEAKHOUSE
The Grill From Ipanema in Seattle is all about Rodízio, a popular Brazilian style of enjoying dinner among friends and a truly unique dining experience. Rodízio offers a wide variety of different cuts of grilled meats slowly roasted in specially designed charcoal grills. Served continuously by "passadores" or "gauchos" with food brought on skewers or carved to order tableside, servers make their rounds until guests can’t take another bite. Dining at The Grill From Ipanema also includes unlimited visits to the "mesa de frios" (cold table) for an array of cold cuts, cheeses, and exotic Brazilian specialties.

2313 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Brazilian Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Saturday - Sunday : 11:00am - 12:00am
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 12:00am

Cross Street:
Battery and Bell

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(206) 457-4885

Website:
http://seattlegrillfromipanema.com/

Catering:
Please call (206)6189038

Executive Chef:
Tim Rose

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please call (206)661-4597

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The Grill From Ipanema Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (59)
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Good for a Date (51)
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Good for Anniversaries (46)
Authentic (38)
Fun (37)
Worth the Drive (37)
Good for Groups (33)
Creative Cuisine (30)
Fit for Foodies (27)
Romantic (23)
Live Music (22)
Tasting Menu (20)
Business Meals (20)
Casual (19)
Paleo Friendly (18)
Comfort Food (13)
Hot Spot (13)
Neighborhood Gem (11)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Kid-friendly (10)
Cozy (10)
Healthy (10)
Scenic View (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Great for Lunch (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Gluten Free Options (7)
Happy Hour (6)
People Watching (6)
Waterfront (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Seasonal (3)
Tapas (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Live Sports (1)
Organic (1)
Vegan (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

Completely overpriced!
The price is compared to fogo de chao' but the salad bar, ambience and food it's not comparable.

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 (Denver)·Dined 4 days ago

I enjoyed all the many meat options to try and the salad bar made great for matching cheese and salad with the meats. I would definitely come back again.

Tags: Tasting Menu, People Watching, Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined 4 days ago

Great service and awesome food!

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 (Seattle)·Dined 4 days ago

This is the third time I have dined here and it has been consistently good. A wide variety of meats cooked over charcoal. Several varieties of bacon wrapped meats as well as garlic shrimp were also prepared in the same manner. This is complimented by a fresh salad bar with alot of mixed salads, beets, meats, cheeses, dressings and cut fresh fruit. The hot bar had Brazilian style shrimp risotto, white rice and two soups (pumpkin and black bean). There were also fresh canolis for dessert. The food was all delicious and the service was very attentive by a large staff. Our waiter checked in on is frequently and was very pleasant. The entire staff was positive and very cordial. I will definitely be back.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined 5 days ago

Good food but not impressive service. The guys that brought the meat were very nice but our waiter was not attentive and blew us off several times when we tried to get his attention. Waited for at least 15 minutes for the check.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined 7 days ago

Fantastic food and great service. Would recommend to anyone who enjoys exotic meats. Don’t forget to ask for grilled pineapple.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Creative Cuisine
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Our Rodizio style landmark for comparison is Fogo de Chao, which we've had in Texas and Beverly Hills several times a year for 15 years. And Grill from Ipanema matched or surpassed Fogo on everything. GfI's Pao de Quijo is incredible, much better than Fogo, but they are a bit stingy with them.

Just about every seat in the house has spectacular views. But if you show up in a party of two, you risk being seated against a wall with no view. That's with reservations through OpenTable. Reserve for four or more, and preferably show up on any night other than Saturday. Also, your vegan friends probably will not enjoy this place. You've been warned.

But the food is great, the service is great, the ambience is great. It's over an hour of travel time to get to Seattle for us, and we'll definitely be back.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on February 10, 2018

The server was very attentive but the people that kept going to tables with the meat kept skipping my table. About 15 minutes went by & they still had not stopped by my table but kept stopping by the tables around me. I had to call someone over to my table for them to finally acknowledge us

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great selection of delicious meats. Good choices of sides. Great service :)

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Good for a Date, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Healthy
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·Dined on February 10, 2018

Food was good, cuts of meat seemed to be a little fatty and under cooked for us, but lots to choose from. We felt it was kinda over priced, but we used a Groupon. We went to experience, but would probably not return.

Tags: Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on February 10, 2018

I highly recommend eating here. My first time having Brazilian style of food. Will definitely go again. The service was exceptional and amazing food.

Tags: Good for a Date, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Cozy, Live Music, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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·Dined on February 5, 2018

We had an awesome dining experience. The service was outstanding and everyone was friendly and helpful. Dirty plates were always being picked up. Easy to Uber from the ferry as we came from Bremerton.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on February 4, 2018

So much good food! The salad/side dish bar was amazing, and the meat was tender, delicious, and never-ending! The service was excellent. Our favorites were the tri-tip and the provalone cheese steak, but every single bite was fantastic!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Awesome! Great service and the meat was fantastic!

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·Dined on January 31, 2018

Feedback from all in party of 6:
Service was poor - had to keep looking out for servers to get what we wanted.
Lamb was tough. Shrimp were too dry. chicken was too salty, though was the better tasting food compared to others. Salad bar and its variety were good.
Wont revisit and will not recommend to others.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 29, 2018

Food was delicious and I love the atmosphere. The waiter was not friendly though.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We were told for 53 bucks a person, we'd be treated to 18 meats

We saw 8 different meat skewers plus pineapple and shrimp

Very disappointing

I spent 285.00 plus tip for 4 adults who were only served less than half of what was promised....less than desireable Coffee that the waiter could not provide the source or name and burnt flan

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Excellent Food, Great service of Brazilian waiters and gauchos, great ambience by the music performer. Love it every time.
Muito Obrigado!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 26, 2018

This is one of our favorite restaurants and the service was great.

Shrimp wasn't as good as usual.

We'll still be back bit wanted to make sure we noted this concern.

Tags: Live Music, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Love this place, but my latest bday here ended poorly. Splitting the check shouldn’t be as difficult as it was, considering everyone got the same order (all-you-can-eat). I️ understand a 15 person table comes with difficulties, but should have been able to split the check (or warned they would r be able to before-hand) considering the only thing that needed tracking was drink orders. If too hard for one server, split the table up, but for as much money as we spent I️ was unhappy with the amount of work that was needed to divvy up the bill.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Great food, superior service, and as a coffee lover, very possibly the BEST CUP OF COFFEE I HAVE EVER HAD!!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 25, 2018

My boyfriend and I were honestly very disappointed by the experience we had here. We live an hour away and came out to Seattle just to have dinner here for our anniversary. Most of the meats were very dry and we were constantly being reached across to have our water refilled even when we said no thank you because our glasses were 90% full. Im upset because for the price we expected much more.

Tags: Casual
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Fantastic food and service. Food And drink are served quite frequently and quickly. It's a bit more on the pricier side, so I wished I took a closer look at the price beforehand. Parking is definitely tough, so it'd be nice to find recommended areas to park.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic, Late-night Find
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Mouth watering meat selection with a decent salad bar. I had some friends in town and everyone loved it.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 21, 2018

My favorite restaurant ever! I recommend to everyone. Everything is awesome from the staff to the food! A bit pricey but worth every penny. They have Groupon specials as well. It’s worth trying I promise 😍

Tags: Fun, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Sports, Great for Lunch, Healthy, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Great food and great service. Lots of options for non meat eaters too

Tags: Live Music, Fun, Casual, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere, all excellent. If you love meat, this place is like no other. Outstanding meats, and an excellent salad bar. Two thumbs up!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Live Music, Fun
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Excellent Food, but most importantly Excellent staff

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Amazing, as always. We go every year for our anniversary and they never disappoint in any way. :D We love going there and look forward to it all year!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Live Music
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 (Fayetteville)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We had a wonderful time here. Good food and great service! Kids loved the food too!

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Authentic
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Me and my boyfriend absolutely loved our experience. We have been talking about it everyday since and we’ve decided to make it a tradition.

Tags: Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 13, 2018

I thought because it was for a Saturday night occasion it would be very good but I'm so disappointed, the variety of meat was poorly and the guys with the skewers showed occasionally and when I asked for meat (picanha) I waited about 30 minutes to have it and it was cold, I will rater continuing going to Novilhos or Fogo da Chao.

Tags: Live Music
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Good food, very attentive staff and worth the money spent. Highly recommend this place.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 12, 2018

We ahead an excellent time here! The live music was great and really added to the atmosphere. We had two younger children with us (7,9) and they had a great time as well. We will for sure be back!!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Great experience! Delicious meats and "salad" bar, wonderful service, fantastic live music on 1/12/18. A Living Social coupon made it a good value.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Live Music, Paleo Friendly, Notable Wine List
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 12, 2018

I think it was a lot of fun, and quite different. I enjoyed the concept. However, had I not had a coupon worth $60.00 I would not want to spend $130.00 there. (this includes 1 beer & 1 glass of white wine). For the money, I'd rather go to the Metropolitan Grill, or Ruths Chris and have a whole steak of my choice.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Groups
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Amazing restaurant great variety of food... I read there were suppose to be 18 different meats.. I'm petty sure there where only about 8 or 9 and my party was there for at least an hour... My only complaint is they didn't have enough service staff it took the waitress forever to bring more my check. She was busy getting others settled at their tables... But over all it a wonderful experience and I'm glad I was able to check it out. Not somewhere I would go regularly, I think ours nor of just an experience rather than a place to have dinner.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Server took forever to get us extra breads and check on our table. Food was okay but not worth the money. Atmosphere was okay...very empty when we arrived but picked up in time. Had to ask for lamb as it wasn't going around like the beef. Overall, for what I was paying, which ended up being just under $200 for 2 of us, I expected a cooler atmosphere, awesome service, and impeccable food and wine. That's not what this place delivered.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Great food, excellent service, but overpriced and out of reach for normal families at $53 per person rate. Good choice for special occasions or couples.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 4, 2018

We really enjoyed our dinner. We had a table overlooking the Seattle waterfront. The salad bar had a great variety of salads meats and soups. The service was excellent. We were able to taste ten different meats. The meats were a wide variety and we were able to enjoy many flavored. The decor was arm and comfortable. Service was excellent. We would definitely return.

Tags: Healthy, Authentic, Romantic, Special Occasion
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