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Tucanos Brazilian Grill

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Raynolds Addition
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110 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3409
+1 505-246-9900
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Great Falls, Montana
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121 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is a Brazilian steakhouse where they have multiple cuts, styles, and flavors of different types of meats that you can eat from till you are satisfied. They also have a salad bar (with tons of things beside salad). It is a little spendy but you can eat way more than you spent and it is delicious.

Thank 1bombboy1
Columbus, Ohio
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Salad bar is the best. always fresh. Shrimp, soups and love the bananas. Not crazy about the fish. I think they cold loose that and increase the meat choices. The pineapple is also a favorite.

Thank CoffeeGuyz
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this review

It's great to hear that you love the 70+ hot and cold items on our Salad Festival! The Abacaxi (grilled pineapple) is one of my favorites too! More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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53 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Let your inner cave man/woman come on out. If you've never experienced a place with medieval swords jabbed through a slab of meat being sheered off on your plate then get ready. Ok, maybe not swords but aside from the salad bar with some delicious beans, you feel your inner desire for MEAT!! Lots of different kinds, great flavors, loud... More 

Thank Richard F
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this review

We can't wait to treat your inner caveman again soon. More 

Las Vegas, New Mexico
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time my wife and I have gone there the food is very good, and the staff are attentive to all. You get a choice of different meats, vegetables, and a good salad bar.

Thank 817tomn
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this review

We can't wait to see you and your wife again! More 

Muskogee, Oklahoma
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start? The service was ok from the guys with the meat service. The server with the face piercings didn't seem to care if we needed anything as far as drinks. She was not concerned about working at all. Now, onto the food... having been to many other Brazilian restaurants, we expected better. This place was much cheaper, but... More 

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Madison, WI
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122 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

My wife and I really like the Brazillian bar-b-que concept with its extensive salad bar and selection of flame-broiled meats. Tucanos is a franchised restaurant that offers all of the pieces but the presentation might be done better. The dining room was decorated in faux S. American decor with mostly hard surfaces so it was noisy. The seating was standard... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The atmosphere is very pleasant along with the excellent service! My family enjoys eating here! We love the variety of meat, desserts, and salads!

Thank mari2372
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that we were able to deliver the variety and flavors that your family looks forward to! More 

Frankfurt, Germany
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110 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Having lived in Albuquerque for many years, my family and I used to eat regularly at this popular restaurant. On our recent vacation back to New Mexico, this was the first place our children wanted to revisit. I worried that perhaps we would be disappointed after the two year hiatus. My anxiety was for nothing. In fact, the food, the... More 

Thank BCordray
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this review

Welcome back to Tucanos! We hope to see you the next time you visit New Mexico! More 

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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

the variety of food is excellent, meat and sides. selections include difference types of beef, pork, poultry, veal etc all cooked in a variety of ways. side bar is excellent as well

Thank sherylb610
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this review

We can't Wait to have you back! More 

Tehachapi, California
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158 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I have dined at this restaurant several times over the years and have always enjoyed it. I decided this would be a fun place to take my friend for our first night in Albuquerque since it is a unique restaurant. The salad bar offers many options and if you are trying to limit gluten it will work for you. Their... More 

Thank judy r
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your continued business, Judy! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102-3409
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Raynolds Addition
  • Neighbourhood: Raynolds Addition
  • Phone Number: +1 505-246-9900
Tucanos is an experiential dining, family-friendly destination that combines the unique serving style of the traditional Brazilian grilling, referred to as "churrasco" (shoe-HAS-ko) - an exhibition-style meal surrounded by flames and colors, with the flair and festivity of the beaches of Rio de Janeiro. The cuisine features specially seasoned or marinated meats and vegetables (nearly 20 varieties), grilled and then served hot off the skewers at each table until the guest's appetite is fully gratified.

Guests will find one-of-a-kind touches at the restaurant abound, including the color-coded, Tucanos Cue. Placing the Tucanos cue green side up lets the entree servers know that guests would like the parade of seasoned meats, vegetables and fresh pineapple brought to the table. Expertly trained meat servers then slice sizzling portions off skewers directly onto diners' plates. Tucanos also offers an abundant and award-winning Salad Festival, featuring more than 70 items.

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