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Churrasqueira Bairrada Restaurant

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144 Jericho Tpke, Mineola, NY 11501-1701
+1 516-739-3856
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11:30 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 22:30
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New York
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112 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My significant other is Portuguese, and we have been to many local Portuguese restaurants, and Bairrada is by far the best. Most people go for the all you can eat, but the individual entrees are better - succulent skirt steak, excellent roasted baby pig on Sundays. All served with salad and rice/potatoes/veg. Leave room for dessert!

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Thank Slats62
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a business trip, and because I am portuguese, I was insistently told about this restaurant and went there also to check if I could meet portuguese people. I was surprised that the food is actually incredibly good. We had to wait half an hour for a table, but it was worth it. Three tables were celebrating birthdays. I guess... More 

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Thank Pedro M
Mineola, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Excellent food! The service is friendly and they don't rush you out the door when you are done eating. The atmosphere is busy and lively with conversation. My favorite place to in Mineola!

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Wilton, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We have not been back to dine in this immediate area for several decades since moving out of state. Since it was Long Island Restaurant Week we decided to meet friends half way and dine at Bairrada. Our friends neglected to check if the restaurant was participating, which they were not, but all turned out well as Bairrada's serves family... More 

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Thank SusB962
Fresh Meadows, New York
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Have been coming here for years and always pleases. It has become where my friends and I go for our annual dinner around the holidays as well. Absolutely love the food (usually get the rodizio) as well as the white sangria! Food coma for sure afterwards..love this pace!

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Thank Geury V
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Was there Wednesday night and the place was packed. Go with the nonstop meat. It was amazing. Had a few Portuguese Beers to go with my meal and I was a happy man. The bacon wrapped chicken was spot on and the various meats were cooked perfectly and served table side. Can't wait to go back.

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Thank Misterfp
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this place regularly eversince my friend brought me this restaurant. You just have to wait a little longer but its worth it. Their chicken is to die for. You must try their dessert as well. I love their tres leches cake. You will keep on coming back for more.

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Thank Issa I
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Would love to come here more often, but no reservations are accepted. Food is good. Wait time between 6-8 is always more the 30 minutes. Patience is rewarded here.

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Thank Arnie C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Neighborhood eatery, amazing chicken, prime rib, roast pork just as good for take-out as eating in. Of course, eating in allows all the terrific extras served with the meal-salad, home made potato chips, olives and the best sangria!

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Thank Barbara M
New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My brother has been to this restaurant in Smithtown we decided to go here because it's closer. The restaurant is very quaint and it was very busy lots of families having dinner. The menu has something for everyone. My brother had a whole fish and my dad had the Salmon. My husband and mom had the chicken. My niece and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Portuguese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Jericho Tpke, Mineola, NY 11501-1701
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Mineola
  • Phone Number: +1 516-739-3856
Description
Churrasqueira Bairrada Restaurant is an authentic Portuguese rodizio renowned for its classic briquette-fired cuisine.Founded in 1992 by Manuel Carvalho, Churrasqueira quickly captured the attention of The New York Times, earning rave reviews and a frenetic following that continues to this day. Fame for its chicken and its spirited atmosphere and celebrity sightings as well as its flavorful fare, Churrasqueira is a source of pride for Mineola’s large Portuguese population – and a staple for anyone that loves classic latin and portuguese cuisine.

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