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Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue

100 5920 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0K2, Canada
+1 403-454-9119
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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100 5920 Macleod Trail SW, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0K2, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We have been here a couple of time now. The food is fantastic and the staff is always entertaining and friendly. The meat just keeps coming so come hungry and don't fill up on buffet food!

Thank Rand_Jodie
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the servers wear a shirt says something to the effect of "I got a meat coma from Gaucho", and I laughed off the idea. But it's true. When we, but especially I, left, I was so full, and it was great! Ha! It's a...More

Thank ToyotaAdventureros
Reviewed 9 August 2017

To all the Brazilians who live in Canada and miss the food from home: go to Gaúcho! And to everyone else who has never tried some Brazilian food, I recommend it. The food is great, staff is friendly and they even attempt to speak some...More

1  Thank Marina C
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Food was fantastic. Went here for lunch. Service was superb. Candace and Daniel were absolutely fantastic. Have never had such excellent service. This is the best we have had for Brazilian steak in awhile. So happy we found this place. The owners of this restaurant...More

1  Thank the4cams
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Been here before and if you love bbq meat- this is the place to go. But this time, came here for a birthday dinner, staff was so nice to the birthday girl😀,she loved it as it was different way of serving-salad bar is great as...More

1  Thank Cris B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This is a really impressive restaurant and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it to anyone, (except possible a vegan)! Lots of variety in the meats and incredibly tasty marinades as well as grilled pineapple makes this a top notch lace to eat and really good...More

1  Thank madaboutchooks
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is our second time in this restaurant. We go there whenever I would like to eat a large variety of barbecued meat, especially beef. (I do not like beef, but they manage to prepare it very well.) This time it had more salads and...More

1  Thank northern_prairie
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We reserved it for party of 7 for lunch and our table was ready as soon as we entered. We were greeted warmly by Allan. My 7 yr old was looking for a kids menu but Allan was very friendly and explained to him that...More

1  Thank Swapnil S
Piturella, Owner at Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Dear Valued Customer, thank you so much for your review of our restaurant. We're so glad you enjoyed our restaurant and our beef sausage. We make those in house and they are 100% beef. Thanks again and we look forward to serving you soon!

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We keep coming back since when they first opened. After one year without coming we Went to celebrate our anniversary with family from Brasil... Huge thanks to Julia, Daniel, Ricardo and Allan The buffet still amazing, service spectacular , Friendly, efficient, polite. Real customer service....More

1  Thank Luciana M
Piturella, Owner at Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Dear Valued Customer, thank-you so much for your visit and review of our restaurant. We are so honored that you choose our restaurant to celebrate your anniversary. Being part of our customers special events is honestly the best part of our job! Obrigado & Parabens!

Reviewed 8 July 2017

Again, for the 3rd year doing a review on this place. Every year my son's martial arts celebrates their belt changes at this restaurant. However, I am Brazilian born and raised and I deeply now Brazilian food. To me and my family the kind of...More

Thank Vanessa P
Piturella, Owner at Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Dear Valued Customer, it has been our pleasure to SPONSOR your son and his classmates for the last ten years. Axe Capoeira is an incredible organization in our Brazilian community and we are pleased to say that Professor Tigrao has been our friend ever since...More

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Patrick H
18 June 2017|
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Response from Piturella | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we do. Please come into one of our locations any time! Thx
17 February 2017|
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Response from Piturella | Property representative |
Yes, children aged until 5 eat for free. Ages 6-11 are as follows: lunch price is $10, dinner is $15 & that includes a drink & icecream.
10 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 37
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 16:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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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
  • E-mail
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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