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About Avenida Brazil - Southwest Houston
Avenida Brazil is a local traditional Brazilian steakhouse. Our gaucho chefs expertly grill each of our 14 cuts of meat and offer you continuous table side service. We invite you to enjoy the delicious preparations of our gaucho chefs along with our gourmet salad bar, hot side dishes, and extensive wine list. We invite you to come join us, sit back and relax.
Stafford, TX 77477
Brazilian Steakhouse, Steakhouse, Brazilian
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
In between Wilcrest/West Belfort and West Airport
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live music when available.
Samba nights are announced one month in advance.
Catering by Avenida Brazil is an award winning service that will make your event unforgettable.
We specialize in caterings for:
Birthdays | Corporate | Drop Off | Lunch Boxes | Weddings | Anniversaries | Quincenceras | House Warming | Special Occasions | Holidays
We specialize in grilled selections of meats and seafood and can deliver throughout the Houston area.
Have a Brazilian evening, blow your guests away and give them the complete Avenida Brazil experience!
Large private lot. Complimentary valet on weekends.
Private Party Facilities:
We host small weddings, corporate company functions or even unforgettable birthdays. Whether you would like a dance floor, live band or team builder, we can organize an event with delicious food, award winning wait staff with the perfect ambiance.
We offer five private room options.
Board Room: 12 guests
President's Room: 40 guests
Malbec Room: 40 guests
Rio Room: 80 guests
Front Private Room: 60 guests
Main Dining: 120 guests
Entire restaurant: 240 guests
Contact us today to set up your next party!
Private Party Contact:
Melissa Abrantes: (877) 666-2811
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Avenida Brazil - Southwest Houston Ratings and Reviews
It’s been a while since I have updated. By far, this is my favorite restaurant. I took a Brazilian and a never had Brazilian food coworker here tonight to celebrate our very close birthdays. Of course Vanderlei, head chef and one of the owners greeted and seated me before my company arrived. I had a delicious caipiriñha and munched in pao de quejo while waiting. I ordered a Malbec and was suggested the Luca that went beautifully with our dinner. My friends arrived and the newbie tried my caipirinha and wanted one and we had wine drinks and ready for the salad bar. Excellent as always and my friends, new to the restaurant and one Brazilian loved it. They took their time on meat saying “I want to have dessert!” Which they did. We had our sides. My gosh the potatoes au gratin are amazing. We got some black beans and faroafa to round it out and were in heaven. The meats were amazing as always. The service outstanding thanks to Vanderlei and “Ed” and my dessert was a Nosotros Malbec which is out of this world. The girls had a “taste”. I had a glass and then wrapped it to take home. They had flan and papaya creme. I’ve had both the are outstanding. Then I had a cognac for my own dessert. So my rating is a 5 compared to all the competition in town. The newbie said “this is just amazing”. Our Brazilian said “this was outstanding much better than fogo or any other place I’ve been”. Tonight I went a little pricier as it was by birthday gift to them but easily you can do this inexpensively with dinner and just drinks. And it will still be amazing. Guys want to impress a lady and enjoy a meal yourself. Come here. Ladies want to suggest a date to your guy? He will live it and so will you. You can have as much or as little as you please. What is great is I’ve never met anyone who has called Avenida de Brazil anything other than amazing!
We were celebrating a birthday and could not have had a better time. The planning was made easy by the staff, their custom cake was both delicious and a work of art, ambiance was pleasant and the food and service were excellent. Everyone left full, happy and most impressed by a wonderful evening of food and fun.
We had been to Avenida before, when it was Tradicao. Other than the name change, everything is the same. Great food, excellent service. The only disappointment was that there was a wedding reception going on at the same time and their music was quite loud. We have not experienced this before on previous visits. We like to enjoy a more quiet atmosphere and enjoy conversation. It is not a major complaint, maybe when booking a reservation remember to ask if there will be any parties with music playing.
First time I wrote a review for this restaurant, I lied. I said it coudn't get any better.
But it did. The meats and service are still beyond compare. And now they have added
the best Au Gratin potatoes I have ever tasted as one of your free sides. I would pay
the price just for those potatoes. But since I was there anyway, I took full advantage of
top cuts of meat anywhere. Top sirloin, bottom sirloin, ribeye, filet mignon, best
lamb chops ever. I've traveled to 50 countries and 45 states and haven't found a better
place to eat.
My family and I had an excellent experience here. It was our first and certainly mot our last visit. The wait staff was very punctual. We didn't ask for anything except for a pillow. There was an abundance of food. Too much to eat all that was being offered. I am not the one to eat salmon, but on this visit I had quite of view pieces. Pleasantly surprised. We had to tell the rest of family members and friends about our experience here. I informed them not to eat anything before they go(lol). We had so much that we couldn't dare tackle the desserts. This most definitely has to be a return trip. This restaurant get 5 stars.
This is our first time here since it switched to Avenida Brazil. Overall food was decent. Reservation was an hour and half before close time so salad bar didn’t look as fresh as it should be. Reservation was made for a birthday dinner. Prior to arriving I noticed that it was Houston Restaurant Week. We sat down and began eating while many servers were serving various meats. A server came up to us and ask us if we wanted scallops then before he was about to drop it on a plate he stood and said sorry this isn’t on your menu. Okay... wasn’t aware that this “all you can eat” is limited menu. But okay... whatever. Next server comes and a guest from our table requested shrimp. That server then says it’s not on the menu.. so okay, no problem. Can I pay for the diner that has open options? So finally the server delivers shrimp on this one guests plate. The birthday person then realizes that there was shrimp on his plate and takes a small bite to see how good this shrimp is at Avenida. Within 2 seconds, a guy walks over and says if you want shrimp you have to pay for it... number one that was rude of you to call the birthday guy out in front a large group. Secondly, if someone mentioned it at the beginning we wouldn’t be questioning. And lastly that’s the worst customer service I’ve ever experienced. I’ve been to various Brazilian steak house for lunch and dinner. Special price or not and this by far was one of the poor service we received. Checks were slow to deliver and felt like everyone working was ready to leave... could use some more work on customer service skills.
Sunday brunch was not impressive. I thought there would be more brunch options. It was only an omelette station, waffles and fruit. The picanha was not tender and did not melt in my mouth as it should have. It was tough and not very good. That is my favorite meat cut and I was sadly disappointed even after trying several different slices throughout the meal. Liked that they offerred shrimp though. Potato salad was the best. Do not think we will return though.
I understand the struggle, I understand needing to fill the restaurant, BUT!!! I don't understand spending $200 on a meal and allowing shorts and flip flops in the dining room, set them a table in the parking lot. I have children, love children, BUT!!! letting them act the same as if they were at a fast food burger joint I don't understand, not on the restaurant... that's on the parents.... I think a dress code would stop a lot of this and I wish they would enforce it, there's casual and then there's super casual.
The management, waiters, staff. . .absolutely everyone that took care of us are exceptional! They truly care about your dining experience and kept up with refills, the meat (OH, the meat, delish!) We love this place. The salad bar has so many options and is kept nice and cold and always fresh! Spills at the salad bar are taken care of quickly. The meat, shrimp, sides. . .all delicious! We will go back again!!! If you want well-seasoned, perfectly cooked mouth-watering, beef, lamb, chicken and seafood. . .this is the place for you. Meat is cooked anyway you like. One person at our table wanted well done and the waiter quickly accommodated her! The cheesy rolls were to die for, also! Yummy!
I took a group of 5 here for the Mother's Day dinner and, as usual........we left stuffed, contented and satisfied!!!
This is one of my favorite "go-tos" in the SW Houston / Sugar Land area. The staff are attentive without being obtrusive, the meats are always spectacular, there are always wine specials to help offset the overall cost, and the owner is always available to answer any of your questions.
Excellent salad bar and everything one would expect from a traditional Brazilian steakhouse. My only suggestion would be to stay away from the yucca flour bread puffs before you begin your meal......they are seriously addictive and will take up room that is better reserved for the skewered meats.
Dining here is a real treat, and if you think that Fogo de Chao is good, wait until you experience the Tradicao difference.
Name has changed the service and food are outstanding. The wine selection is fantastic. Start with the salad bar. A nice selection and very fresh with new items tried out here and there. The lobster bisque is delicious. We were there for brunch last visit I love the feijoada- amazing. The cheese bread is always crispy on the outside and spongy on the inside. The side dishes, perfect cooked rice, and the new potatoes as gratin are amazing. I don't like bananas but they are supposed to be a good palate cleanser. The meats are fantastic. My favorites are bottom sirloin, Parmesan pork and the flavor of the lamb chops are amazing. I don't go straight for filet mignon normally but here it is tasty and melt in your mouth!! If you have room I highly suggest the papaya creme with the creme de cassis on top. We've eaten here a lot. Close to twice a month. It is our go to place for visitors, or a recommendation. They have private rooms for parties and will cook to the temp you want. Additionally if you have halal dietary restrictions you can call a Fay in advance and let them know. The salad bar has labels for the dishes and beneath if it is halal, gluten free or vegan. Outstanding restaurant
Excellent service , from Valet reception to Hostess,not to mention our Server was courteous & very knowledgeable recommending wine selections,salad bar had a great selection of salads,dressings,sea food etc.
Servers were very polite & brought every selection requested promptly,keep up the excellent service!
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