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Porto Alegre

₹₹₹₹, Barbecue, South American
260 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2231
+1 626-744-0555
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“rice” (4 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
“brazilian bbq” (4 reviews)
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Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
260 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2231
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1 - 10 of 23 reviews

Reviewed 30 August 2017

For $47 per person, we were disappointed. If you go, limit yourself to just the salad bar. The salad bar has salad (duh), but also steamed vegetables, potatoes, chili, stew, soup, beans, rice, cold cuts, cheese and fruit. Decline the extra price to be served...More

Thank TaxAxe13
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We went here for lunch since my husband had worked in his earlier life in Brazil. The salad bar was so expansive and the food so fresh that we were too full to have a full meal afterward. The barbecued meats looked great but we...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Porto Alegre is a classic Brazilian churrascaria. They offer all of the well prepared classic cuts of beef, black beans, rice, other sides and an excellent selection of salads and vegetables. If I'm hungry enough when I'm in Pasadena, this is a go to spot.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 17 November 2016

My husband and I had our introduction to Brazilian BBQ at Porto Alegre in Pasadena. Our server was attentive but not overbearing. The food excellent. The salad bar was extensive and fresh. The décor was very nice and foods presented well. We were seated immediately....More

Thank sls58
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Sorry but cannot think of anything good to say, possibly it's cheap. Food was distinctly poor both in visual experience and taste.

Thank John O
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Porto Alegre has an awesome happy hour. $5 wines, good food selection, comfy seating and great service. Highly recommended!

Thank Maddie0
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch on 2/13/16 with one of my girls. I have eaten here many times and have always had a good experience, but it was her first time having Brazilian Churrascaria. The food was excellent as always. We were seated right away, which...More

Thank Denell1006
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

I've been here three times and each time I'm sure I've ruptured my stomach! The food is fantastic; from the cuts of beef to the chicken hearts, it's all very tasty. It is, however, relentless. There's a thing they put on your table that can...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Very good ambience and service. Five stars for those 2 factors. Food was good but not great. The Buffett was way more pleasant than the meats, which is not a good sign. However, everything was still enjoyable, and this place is very much worth visiting...More

Thank Kirill A
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I had never eaten in a Brazilian restaurant of this type. There was a spectacular soup/salad/side bar then a server comes to your table with a never ending flow of different meat offerings ranging from sirloin to sausage to pork belly. You could tell him...More

Thank Elon B
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Mark L
16 July 2015|
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All credit cards are accepted and the dress code is California casual
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Brazilian, Barbecue, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101-2231
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-744-0555
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