Rodeo Brazilian Steakhouse Rodizio
3.3/5
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Restaurant type

  • Steakhouse,
  • Fine Dining,

Cuisine type

  • Canadian Cuisine,
  • Brazilian,
  • Latin American,

Dishes

  • Barbecue,
  • Grill,
  • Vegetarian Cuisine,
  • Steak,

Features

  • Buffet,
  • Restaurant With Party Services,
  • Restaurant With Live Entertainment,
  • Prix Fixe Menu,
  • Group Reservation,

Atmosphere

  • Family,
  • Intimate,

Products and Services

  • Special Events,
  • Dance,

Languages Spoken

  • English,
Location
95 Danforth Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 1N2
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Rates:

  • $26 To $60,

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eduardoc232134
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excellent service & an amazing selection of appetizers and bbq meats

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nett0990
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I love this place, the food it's fresh and I the workers are really friendly and the costumer service it's fast. They always bring the meet that we request to our table. The band and the dancers are amazing and for us it's one of the best restaurant to entreteitment in the Six.

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Morgan
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We chose to goto this place lastnight, nice salad bar, good meats. Ambiance was nice and a little bit of fun with a show and enjoyed the Dancing as well. Highly recommend..

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aleksandrasavev
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Rodeo is the best all you can eat in the city! It has been around for years, these people know what they are doing! Meat is tasty, salad bar is fresh with so many amazing varieties! The service is perfect. Would highly recommend!

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JasonB045468
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Do you even care about your own business?

What sort of service is it to turn back customers at 9 pm! We drove a half an hour as a friend wanted to surprise me with my first Brazilian steak house experience, and what an experience it was. If you don't close at 11 it shouldn't say that online. I promise that if this situation is not remedied I will make sure to spread this word far and wide. Every customer matters.

Service: 1/5
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Restaurantica12
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Beef Lovers

My husband took me out for dinner last night after I got back form seeing my mother in London. I had no idea where he was taking me but lad he did. So we arrived at this place on Danforth called the "Rodeo", from what I have been told it was called the Red Violin before. It was a all you can eat Brazilian Restaurant. The food was really good. They come around and served you meat. I was told to have small portions because they keep coming around with new meats. The salad bar was great to. I didn't eat to much salad thou, the meat alone was enough on its own. I don’t remember the name of the beef but my favorite was the one that had cheese inside the beef. I high recommend this place to anyone looks for a place to celebrate an event, and or to do something nice for a love one.

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Restaurantica12
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A nice experience...

Hello I do not feel that the terrible reviews are justified. Yes, the drink service was slightly slower than we would have liked - but we were there to spend an evening not rush through a meal. The salad/appetizer bar was fantastic - we had no problems with freshness or temperature. As for the main meal, the fried bananas were great. The meats - I did find the pork and beef cut to be a little dry and lacking flavour- but thoroughly enjoyed the bacon wrapped turkey, and the lamb was GREAT. And yes, as everyone says the grilled pineapple is delicious. All in all, a nice experiece - I do agree that the decor is not all it could be for the price of the meal - but I tend to concentrate on the food :). As well, found the entertainment, well, entertaining - consisted of a singer with band, and some dancers intermittently throughout the evening. I may come again, but I would try other Brazilian restaurants in the city just to see what is out there.

Atmosphere: 3/5
Food: 4/5
Service: 3/5
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Restaurantica12
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The Salad Bar was really nice and had a good...

The Salad Bar was really nice and had a good selection. The cheese bread was really good. Once we finished with our salad bar the meat starting coming around. Almost all the beef was cooked really rare and I could not eat it that way. The chicken and turkey was good, but the pork was very dry. The side dishes were nothing special for the price. The entertainment was good, but loud. Overall the food was okay... not worth the price and I would not return.

Atmosphere: 3/5
Food: 3/5
Service: 4/5
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Restaurantica12
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The serve was extremely slow. Thank goodness we...

The serve was extremely slow. Thank goodness we got a drink at the bar while we waited for our table. Once sat we were not greeted for approximately 15 minutes. The appetizer buffet was scant and hot dishes cold. All of the skewered meat was very dry. Most had no flavour. The entertainment was fantastic. The band was superb, however, we did sit right beside the band...far too loud. There are other Brazilian restaurants in the city that I have heard are fantastic.

Atmosphere: 2/5
Food: 2/5
Service: 2/5
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Restaurantica12
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This was my second time in a year at this...

This was my second time in a year at this restaurant as the food was pretty good the first time. I was there both nights on a Thursday. The first time, I was told that the live Brazilian Band couldn't make it because the singer was sick. Same excuse the second time... I brought three colleagues the second time in May 07 and we spent about three hundred dollars. Main waiter showed up to greet and again for his tip but was generaly uncaring. Food was mediocre this time round and they kept trying to pass off cheaper cutts of meat like the chicken wings, the wine was hot...It was extremely insulting to have the lights flickered on and off at about 10pm because staff wanted to go home. I would definitely not go back again.

Atmosphere: 3/5
Food: 3/5
Service: 2/5
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Restaurantica12
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Churrascu - Brazillian Barbecue. Very authentic...

Churrascu - Brazillian Barbecue. Very authentic (for this hemisphere!) It's a flat rate [prix fixe] that varies during the week - $30 Mon-Wed; $40 Thurs and $50 Friday-Saturday. There's live entertainment Thurs - Sat, I think, and that's the jackup in price. You start with a 'salad bar' type buffet - although there's sauteed mussels, shrimp, bits of sausage, smoked salmon, pickled this and that, shaved preserved meats, bread, etc. Once you've had your fill - like Las Vegas, you can keep on coming back! - you get the next 'course' - the grilled meats. They are all slow-fired over a gas grill on long skewers. You get a bunch of small side dishes like black beans, cous-cous, fried bananas, etc. Guys come to your table periodically with a full skewer of whatever and offer you a slice or two. Help yourself. They'll come back if you ask them to or if you wait out the rotation. You get things like: Garlic Beef sirrloin, Picanha Tenderloin (try eating the fat, at least one bite - it's divine!) Chicken Hearts, Turkey Breast, Leg o'Lamb, Pork Tenderloin, Chicken Drumettes, etc etc. If you're really hungry and you want Latin barbecue, this is the place. Oh yea, the Mojitos are excellent!

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 4/5
Service: 4/5
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Restaurantica12
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We have been to here before and had a good...

We have been to here before and had a good experience...and that is why we came back for valentine's day. I will honestly tell you that I will never go back! The meat was tough and chewy, and the service was decent. I used to be a waitress /bartender so I am not picky and have a good understanding of the business. The buffet was 50.00 /person but it was not the price of the food. We got billed and kicked out of our seats an hour and a half into our meal....(which was a buffet)...we tipped 18% but got moved into the bar area, where we were told the show would start soon. I honestly ordered 2 martini's and 3 double vodka soda's....before the show started we had to leave and the bill came to 96.00 (for drinks+entertainment). I was very disappointed when they charge us an additional 30.00 for the show in which we did not watch and had not started by 9pm. I feel that... if one who appreciates good food, and service and who is willing to pay not only for the bill but tip.....should not have to pay for a show they did not watch! A successful establishment should not have to rip off their customers 30.00 when they are making profits off of drinks and food. I sued to recommend this restaurant to friends and clients but will NEVER AGAIN!

Atmosphere: 3/5
Food: 2/5
Service: 3/5
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Restaurantica12
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We went there to eat the famour brazilian rodizio...

We went there to eat the famour brazilian rodizio and what we had was a big disapointment, the service was horrible, the food we got served with chicken and turkey as our first dish and they never came back we had to say something to the head waiter and then they decided to come back with the same type of meats by this time it had been about 1 hour and we just wanted the bill so we can leave we werent interested in any more food at that restaurant. I have been to many restaurants of this type and so far this has been the worst one, its way to expensive fot the type of food that they served,i can buy a case of chicken for the price that i paid for a chicken drum there, i was really upset, i will never recomend this restaurant to anyone and if anyone ever askes i will definately let them know about my experiance.

Atmosphere: 1/5
Food: 1/5
Service: 1/5
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Restaurantica12
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I have never had such a bad experience in my...

I have never had such a bad experience in my life. The food was scarce and had no taste. The service was slow and the entertainment boring. The conditions of the bathrooms were horrendous. To top it all of, they ran out of dessert.

Atmosphere: 1/5
Food: 1/5
Service: 1/5
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Restaurantica12
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This was my first time at one of these Brazilian...

This was my first time at one of these Brazilian style restaurants and what a big disappointment it was. The service was horrible, the food was scarce and over salted and the price was ridiculous. I was really disappointment with the experience and I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Atmosphere: 1/5
Food: 1/5
Service: 1/5
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May 19, 2022

Atmosphere is always very good... normally a 5 star! But when they have live music, dancers, and Brazilian martial arts, that is 5 star atmosphere...

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 16, 2022

It was an incredible experience. The owners are amazing. Very friendly. Very good food. Definitely worth the money. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone. The atmosphere and decore were very on par with the type of restaurant. It was a 5 star experience.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 17, 2022

After covid it was the first time i was there. everything was perfect but i missed the dance show which i came for.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

May 13, 2022

The sever was amazing! Food was amazing! Always love it there!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 8, 2022

We enjoyed the unlimited meat/bbq and the liveband although a bit frustrated coz there was no Samba show. The steak and roasted pineapple 🍍 were irresistible. Thank you Rodeo for the awesome service

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 6, 2022

This is my favorite restaurant, which I chose for my birthday dinner. The food is always delicious, there are a lot of great choices in the salad bar and of course the meat is excellent. One of my daughters is vegan and she was able to have a full meal. Can't go wrong with all-you-can-eat meat :-)

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

May 6, 2022

Excellent all the way around!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 22, 2022

Everything was very good. Thank you.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 22, 2022

We had a great experience dining here. Atmosphere and the vibe were awesome! Live band was great, however their website still advertises a Samba show on the weekend. When we asked about the show during our meal, we were informed that they no longer do that. Very disappointing as this was a big draw for our visit to this particular steakhouse. Food was great, however the side dishes were not nearly enough, and they were not very good. Salad bar was very good.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 4/5

April 21, 2022

I have not gone since pre COVID. I am happy to report that quality, service, and taste haven’t diminished

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 20, 2022

Great service and food... Perfect for meat lovers!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 17, 2022

Food was great, and the staff were amazing.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 12, 2022

Excellent food & great service. I would not hesitate to recommend Rodeo to any and everyone, & will be back soon !

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 11, 2022

This was truly a 5 star experience with one exception. I had arranged to receive the bill and found out only after that the birthday boy himself had picked up the tab. So not the way I wanted things to happen!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 4, 2022

Everything was amazing! Can’t wait to come back!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 4, 2022

Amazing service and delicious food. The salad bar is outstanding!!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 3, 2022

Thank You! First time but not last time in this Good restaurant

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

April 2, 2022

Amazing food and wait staff. I really enjoyed the experience

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 28, 2022

Amazing dining experience

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 21, 2022

Awesome birthday dinner for my 13 year old!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 14, 2022

The best Brazilian steak house in GTA for sure! That’s worthy every cent.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 7, 2022

Love this place! Mire and Susanna are the best hosts

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 6, 2022

Busy night so we understand the delays for drinks. 4 stars for food only because they did not have a few items that night (sold out)

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 4/5

March 6, 2022

Truly a fantastic experience! The food was incredible and the service was absolutely wonderful. We will definitely be going back.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 5, 2022

Everything went very well as we met for dinner for my son’s 18th birthday dinner. Food and service was top notch. Will be back.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 26, 2022

Our server Elisa was fantastic!!! Restaurant has a great atmosphere and the food was amazing.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 20, 2022

Amazing as always!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 19, 2022

The meal was absolutely delicious. The types of salad and meat were fairly rich. The servers were very friendly and considerate. I would definitely come back here again.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 15, 2022

Amazing service, super friendly and attentive. The food was flavourful and there was an abundance of it. Was not overly impressed with the predetermined gratuity the restaurant added, i think they should allow the customer to decide the amount they want to tip.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 14, 2022

The servers were nice but service could have been better. When we sat down we had no idea how the restaurant worked so we sat there for awhile waiting for someone to talk to us. Nobody came to explain how it works or take our drink order. When they finally came over after we helped ourselves to the buffet, it took a long time for them to make our drinks. There was also a mistake on the bill which they fixed promptly but make sure you check the charges. Food was very good though and high quality.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 3/5

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The first Brazilian steakhouse rodizio in Ontario is a fantastic option to take Dad for a Father’s Day celebration dinner. The combination of meat and buffet options and the fact that it’s a fixed price menu means he can go as crazy as he wants. With a selection of Picahna AAA Beef, pork, lamb, chicken, salmon and roasted pineapple, side dishes (vegetables, potatoes, rice, beans, fried bananas, a fresh casava meal called "farofa") and a self-serve salad and appetizer buffet, there’s no doubt this will be a Father’s Day to remember.

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