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Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue

#33 of 2,973 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Alyth - Bonnybrook - Manchester
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100 5920 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0K2, Canada (58th Avenue & Macleod Trail SW)
+1 403-454-9119
Today
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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Calgary, Canada
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92 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were fortunate to fit in lunch with visiting family at Gauchos and they did not disappoint. The food was fresh and delicious and was served nonstop. The salad bar was very good also. Service was exceptional and the price for lunch was very reasonable, especially considering the quality and quantity of the food. I usually expect to pay more... More 

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Rocky Mountain House, Canada
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

wow the meat just keeps coming the salad bar was great .the atmosphere is great they keep the temp at women mode lol.To eat a great number of different meat this is the place .When there get server GEIZA she is great and very pleasant. had a great time More 

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are lunch regulars at this place. Its always Great Service ( Candice) and great food. The Rosemary Pork is a Favorite!

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Thank Joanne A
Calgary, Canada
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251 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here at Gaucho's just last night at 6pm for Mother's Day Dinner. There were 4 of us. Seeing that Gaucho's had a decent rating on TripAdvisor we decided to book here. Dinner started with the buffet (part of the $46 all you can eat) and everything was tasteless and bland. Even the cheddar mash potatoes weren't good. The... More 

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Piturella, Owner at Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue, responded to this review

Dear Valued Customer, I am so very sorry that you were disappointed with your visit to Gaucho. Mother's Day is the single most busy day of the year in our restaurants and we do our very best to make sure that all the Mother's feel special & so I am especially sorry that we did not live up to your... More 

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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of colleagues and I went to Gaucho to celebrate and had an amazing time. The food was incredible, and I must say, the service is AMAZING. The folks walking around with the varieties of meat were quick and friendly, and our server, Geiza (I think that's the right spelling) was friendly, patient, and overall just wonderful :) It... More 

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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service is amazing!!! The food was spectacular!!! Had an amazing time with my family last night. Food is so yummy. If you want more of anything... they will make sure you have it. No Question! I will be back for another adventure at El Gaucho! Thank you for making our evening so much fun!

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3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Every piece of meat was amazingly delicious. The service was impeccable. Great place for a special dinner.

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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

First serve meat good , second serve become hard and dry. Inconsistent quality. Most of the meat are dry and hard

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Piturella, Owner at Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue, responded to this review

Dear Valued Customer, thank you for your visit to our restaurant & for your review. We are extremely sorry that you were unhappy with the cookedness of your meat. We ask our staff to interact with our customers to decipher exactly the cookedness that you prefer. Please contact us directly if you feel you would like to share further details... More 

Calgary, Canada
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Everything from the salads and hot table to all the bar -b - que meats was outstanding and unique. Service was exceptional. Relaxing friendly atmosphere with genuine Brazilian hospitality. The cheese bread was a tasty kind of a cross between a crumpet and bread. Dessert was delicious. Truly a wonderful place to dine. Fish from the hot table was some... More 

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Duchess, Canada
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I dined at a similar restuarant in Brazil, and this place brough back so many memories! The food is fantastic - bar none! This place was a real treat, and the staff were awesome! So friendly. Will definately be returning!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Latin, Barbecue, South American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 5920 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0K2, Canada
    (58th Avenue & Macleod Trail SW)
  • Public Transportation: A short walk from the Chinook station.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Alyth - Bonnybrook - Manchester
  • Neighbourhood: Alyth - Bonnybrook - Manchester
  • Phone Number: +1 403-454-9119
Description
Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue is located conveniently on busy Macleod Trail. Gaucho means ~ cowboy ~ and refers to our chef and owner Edmilson Rodrigues. Ede comes from the land of the Gaucho in the south of Brazil and has spent a lifetime introducing his food and culture to his guests. In our restaurant we feature a style of dining made famous in Brazil called, 'Rodizio'. Rodizio dining is like nothing you’ve tried before. To do it properly, budget an evening – or at least a few hours – and come hungry! Your barbecue chef of the evening will come around with massive churrasco-style skewers, each with a tender cut-of-the-day. Meat will be sliced straight to your plate, and it won’t stop till your table turns its card over to display the red side. To compliment your barbecue we feature hot and cold side dishes on our side bar. Our side bar is always changing to assure that our food is fresh and in season. Staples on the side bar include feijoada, the national dish of Brazil and bocconcini cheese made fresh weekly by local craftsmen. We recommend you try one of our traditional cocktails to 'open your stomach'- as Brazilians say! Remember to leave room for dessert like our traditional milk flan or the famous Barbecue Pineapple served on coconut ice cream and topped with guava sauce- we call it the 'Crowned King'! Gaucho has something for everyone! Come taste the experience!

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