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Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1508 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-2808 (Hampton St.)
+1 803-728-0887
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 21:30
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Irmo, South Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You are definitely going to pay more than you think for this type of experience, but the quality of the food and the variety makes it worth the price. This is not somewhere you would eat everyday, but it is a nice treat every once in a while. The atmosphere was pleasant and you can actually hear a conversation at... More 

Thank Rollyscience
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my wife out for date night and went to Cowboys! I highly recommend this restaurant! Great salad bar and all the meat you can eat! We found nothing bad here! If you're too full for dessert, go for the cinnamon pineapple! It will make you slap yo momma!

Thank mking92185
Columbia, South Carolina
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303 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

My boss took our office here for lunch one day and it was my first time eating here. I heard good things about it and so I was excited to try it for the first time. Location was perfect right down town across from the Columbia museum of art and with lots of parking. We were seated right away and... More 

Thank brian0910
Knightdale, North Carolina
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119 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The place has a nice atmosphere when you walk in and we were seated right away even though there was a corporate function going on. The salad bar had so many more options than just salad: Rice, beans, mashed potatoes and other hot items. The "gaucho" came around with different meats quite frequently and was very nice. They have a... More 

Thank Holly A
Lexington, South Carolina
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62 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My sister made reservations at 6:30pm for my mother's 75th Birthday here. We were first greeted on the street by a homeless guy begging for change. I would help someone down on their luck but he obvious didn't have a problem finding money for booze. We were seated and waited. Drinks were finally ordered and came. We were waiting again... More 

Thank Todd R
Petal, Mississippi
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This was our first time to visit a Brazilian Steakhouse. The service was great, the food was incredible. My wife likes her food on the done side, that wasn't a problem for these guys. We were there on a Friday Night and they were busy, but we felt like we were the guest of honor. The salad bar was out... More 

Thank Timothy M
Columbia, SC
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Very wide selection of meats brought to your table. Some selections were better than others, so with so much quantity available be careful to only pick the best.

Thank pioneerscheers
1 review
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Fabulous place service was great the manager came over several times to make sure everything was ok I have never had such great service can't wait to go back again

Thank June B
Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Enjoyed this place for dinner. Just down the street from the Columbia Marriott. The atmosphere is great; but getting the food was a little disorienting at first. Everything made sense after I summoned waitstaff for assistance. Salads, vegetables and meats were all fresh and sizzling. Lighting and ambiance was sensational. Next time I may try the lunch; but I really... More 

Thank HEALER22
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing they had no problem cooking my wife's food more since she was pregnant. The entire staff made sure we were taken care of.

1 Thank Jordan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Brazilian, Steakhouse, South American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1508 Main St, Columbia, SC 29201-2808
    (Hampton St.)
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-728-0887

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?