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Estancia Churrascaria

#322 of 3,067 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Steakhouse, Brazilian
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10000 Research Blvd Ste B, Austin, TX 78759-5854 (Great Hills)
+1 512-345-5600
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:30
Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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238 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed Estancia for lunch today. The steaks were excellent, the salad bar was fresh and the sides were abundant. The price was too high for me though and I don't I'll be back any time too soon.

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Thank DancersDaddy
Austin, Texas
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very disappointed with Estancia. I've been to a Brazilian Steakhouse before and this was by far my worst experience. We were VERY rushed. As soon as we sat down, they ushered us to the salad bar. Everyone I was with had been to a Brazilian Steakhouse previously, so we all knew what to do. Within a minute of... More 

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Thank Jamie W
events821, Guest Relations Manager at Estancia Churrascaria, responded to this review

Good morning Jamie, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback on the experience you and your guests had at Estância. It is our commitment to be able to provide our guests a memorable dining experience. Sadly, this time we were not able to deliver this experience to you, and I am truly sorry for that. Failure... More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

17 people, from 50 to 109 dollars for each one. They try to serve you any kind of very expensive drinks from cocktails to digestives, and they insist if you say no. It's not the best quality I've ever tasted and the staff is deceptive. Watch out.

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Thank CavalloBianco11
Management response:

Hello CavalloBianco11, thank you so much for your feedback and your review. I would love to speak with you further regarding this experience. I am so sorry you did not enjoy your experince. Please email me at Events@estanciachurrascaria.com. Thank you so much! I look forward to hearing from you. - Shelley More 

Kilgore, Texas
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114 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The steaks are great the lamb had good flavor but I was missing some mint jelly. The service was outstanding. The only bad part was the salad bar. We found it limited and disappointing.

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Thank mel19802016
Management response:

Thank you so much for the review. I am so sorry you didn't get any of our mint jelly! Please ask for a manager on your next visit and we will be sure to take care of you and your guests! Have a wonderful day. -Shelley More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I violated one pf my rules - no buffets or all you can eat situations. The salad bar is actually very good and has a wide variety. I should have stopped eating then. I'd rather go to a nice place and have sane portions and beautiful food. This just isn't my style. Ribeye was best tasting meat selection. The rest... More 

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Thank Mary S
Management response:

Hi Mary, Thank you so much for your review and feedback. I so happy to hear that you enjoyed our salad bar. Have a wonderful day! - Shelley More 

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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed going to this Brazilian steakhouse. The steak was really juicy and the salad bar was big. I wish that the garlic beef would of not been as fatty. Thanks for the good time!

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Thank Daniel H
Management response:

Hello Daniel, Thank you so much for your review and feedback! We are so thrilled you had a good time. Thank you so much for dining with us, see you soon. - Shelley More 

Yardley, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went the Estancia with three friends to celebrate one of their birthdays. Wonderful salad bar, all you can eat Brazilian meat cuts, service and atmosphere. We have been to the Estancia on many previous occasions, but this was the best visit yet, with meat and service spectacular. I'd highly recommend the restaurant for friends and family... More 

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Thank David W
Management response:

Hello David, Thank you SO much for this review! We are so honored to hear that you enjoy dining at Estancia. I will pass on your kind words to our Managers. Thank you again for dining with us, see you soon! - Shelley More 

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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We have been eat lunch/dinner here since it was locate at 290/mopac (by oak-hill) then relo to the arboretum a/b 4-5 yrs ago. We ate so many alike Brazilian Steakhouse from Texas-Chicago-Florida-California-Las Vegas...but Estância Churrascaria in Austin, Texas is becoming more for us to dine out. The quality of the meats, the salad bar, the services and most importantly are... More 

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Thank Austin T
Management response:

Hello Austin, Thank you so much for all your kind words! I will pass this along to Mr. John. Thank you again, see you soon! - Shelley More 

Austin, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 30 January 2017

After passing on visiting Estancia several times, my family and I decided to visit over the holidays. We ate at 4pm on a Saturday 12/17. Salad bar was very small and less than average choices, I was told you could eat just off of that...then we were served the meats. They were ok, but for a dinner price tag and... More 

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Thank sbutterw
Management response:

Hello, thank you so much for your feedback and your review. I am so sorry to hear that you had a bad experince and the meat was tough! I would love to speak with you further regarding this experience. Please email me at Events@estanciachurrascaria.com. Thank you so much! I look forward to hearing from you and resolving this issue. -... More 

Round Rock, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We arrived early for our reservation but were seated immediately. Staff were extremely friendly and answered all our questions. We started with the salad bar. Luckily we had eaten at another similar restaurant, so I knew to take very small portions of the salad bar...just enough to sample each and get my veggies in. They immediately came to the table... More 

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Thank ProudMom1997
Management response:

Hi ProudMom1997! Thank you so much for this amazing review and feedback! I will pass along this review to our managers so they can keep up the good work. Thank you so much for dining with us! We appreciate your business. Have a beautiful day, see you soon. - Shelley More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Brazilian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10000 Research Blvd Ste B, Austin, TX 78759-5854
    (Great Hills)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-345-5600
Description
Estancia Churrascaria is a Brazilian Steakhouse offering a dining experience rich in the culture and flavor of Southern Brazil. Guests begin dining with their preferred selections from our extensive salad bar. The salad bar features over twenty-five fresh and well selected items. It is guaranteed to win the praises of steak lovers and vegetarians alike. When guests are ready, our professional chefs will personally serve them at their tables by slicing meat selections directly from skewers onto their plates. Our chefs offer guests a variety of over 14 savory cuts of meats, including chicken, pork, beef, lamb, and sausage -all grilled to your desired temperature! The main course is accompanied by traditional Brazilian side dishes.For a set price you can enjoy endless pleasure of our elaborate salad bar, delectable cuts of meats, and authentic side dishes.
Come prepared to enjoy as much as you please!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?