About Carnaval Brazilian BBQ
Carnaval Brazilian BBQ is located at Bannatyne and Waterfront in the historic East Exchange. The two floor restaurant has been the outcome of the hard work from our team that has worked tirelessly to bring you such great restaurants as Hermanos Restaurant & Wine Bar, Corrientes Argentine Pizzeria and the Billabong Gastro Pub.
Our team is proud to bring all the elements of an authentic Brazilian BBQ dining experience to Winnipeg. Featuring a wood coal burning BBQ that came from Rio Grande do Sul,South Brazil, home of the famous Brazilian BBQ. This rotisserie style BBQ, makes for the most tender, juicy, perfectly cooked cuts of meats. Our passionate team comprised of Brazilian nationals and Brazilian trained staff will ensure that the authentic culinary experience is one your senses will crave.
We welcome and invite you to enjoy Winnipegʼs only original steakhouse experience of this tropical South American country. We welcome you to CARNAVAL Brazilian BBQ.
Brazilian, Brazilian Steakhouse, Barbecue
Hours of Operation:
ALL YOU CAN EAT - CHURRASCO HOURS
Thursday & Friday 11:30 - 1:30pm
Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday - Saturday: 4:30 - 10:00pm
Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
LOUNGE HOURS - Menu available.
Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 9:00pm
Saturday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
CAN$31 to CAN$50
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
There is paid parking along Waterfront Drive and adjacent paid parking lots to the restaurant.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Carnaval Brazilian BBQ Ratings and Reviews
I've been here 3 times and it was a grea ...
I've been here 3 times and it was a great experience everytime, service is good but could be a little better, had a couple times where we had a bit of a wait for a server to come back, but overall it was still awesome
The food did not keep coming...
I visited Carnaval roughly six month ago before going again this past weekend. The service was friendly and the table was ready for us. Not sure if it was the location (first table by the window, close to the barbecue pit) or the fact that was a long weekend but the meat came very sporadically and the number of beef cuts were less than before. On the plus side the ever elusive pineapple came twice! The sides have not changed much, the fried yucca is now thicker but that was about it. Still a great experience, but I was dreaming on all those cuts coming constantly and it was more like a trickle. Left with a full tummy and would recommend, just a little less enthusiastically.
loved our experience. The food was amazi ...
loved our experience. The food was amazing. But 3 hours would be better, we felt very rushed . i had no idea it was a 2 hour limit or we would have made reservations somewhere else.
This was our first visit to Carnaval and it did not disappoint. Service was great, food was awesome. Can't wait to go again!
very much enjoy the food, location is ni ...
very much enjoy the food, location is nice for short walk after big dinner. parking can be a bit of a challenge on weekends. its a lot of meat, so go hungry!
Food was awesome! The people at the restaurant did a great job!
We had a wonderful time. Our group was s ...
We had a wonderful time. Our group was seated immediately. Sangrias were really good, food was fabulous, sides were great, staff were friendly and helpful. Some one in our party remembered having the filet wrapped in bacon and some sort of a grilled cheese. Apparently both are now off the menu so she was a little disappointed, mostly because she wanted us to try them. We would definitely go back. thanks,
Meat Lovers...This Place Is For You
Celebrated Mother's Day and being my 2nd time here, it was enjoyable. If you like meat, this place serves a lot of it. With a set price of $45 for dinner (including all the sides you can eat), relatively good price. It does get pricey though when you order a full bottle of wine. Their sirloin is definitely top notch. The pork serving were good too. They also serve lamb but I am not a fan of lamb. They come around to offer another meat sample in a timely manner so you have time to enjoy your selection. The staff were friendly and accommodating to our requests. Would definitely return again.
Meat Eaters Dream
As a vegetarian I only ate the sides and they were very good. My date enjoyed the meat very much as well.
The food was amazing. It was a completely new dining experience! The staff was friendly!
very friendly and quick service
very friendly and quick service
I was with a quiet group including seniors. Placed next to a large family gathering whose children continuously ran around unattended like banshees. Completely took away from the experience. Took a walk to another area of the restaurant, it was nice and quiet. Could have been seated much better.
We enjoyed the unique experience. The se ...
We enjoyed the unique experience. The service was friendly with fresh, juicy, tender, flavourful meat offered to us on a regular basis. This was a wonderful way to celebrate our wedding anniversary with friends.
Best place for a first date!
decided to try something new and Carnaval made our first date magical...
Gluten is known
Our waitress was very knowledgeable with regards to gluten free. This is great to see and will have us coming back.
Always a great experience.
Upscale experience without the upscale attitude. Friendly environment with a great show
Great food delivery service, poor waiter service
While the frequency of the servers that brought the meat selections to the table was outstanding, not to mention they seemed very happy, energetic and friendly, the same can't be said for the waiter. while he seemed friendly and helpful at first, it just went downhill from there. He took our drink and side dish order, brought our drinks then disappeared. he came by later to see if we wanted to order any sides, even though we had already ordered sides and they had not came out yet. Once we were finished eating, we placed our napkins on the table as well as my wallet, a pretty obvious sign that we were ready to go. It was at least 15 minutes until he acknowledged us, and I asked for the bill. It was at least another 10 minutes before he came back with the bill. I would consider it poor service when 25 minutes of our 70 minute stay is waiting to leave.
Had an amazing experience.
I loved it as my first time experience. I was a little put off by the several babies at the one large group. But after about 10 minutes it was fine. If I had to say anything different. It would have been more variety. They had several different types of meat but it became repetitive after about half hour. Understand that it was a great experience and will definitely do it again next time I am in town.
Amazing food and Staff
It's definitely a must place to go In Winnipeg, it's truly a one of a kind Argentinian experience with amazing mouthwatering foods
Got Meat? They've got lots!!!
The selection of meats were delicious, cooked to perfection, and served continuously! Side dishes were all very tasty, especially the Chef's Bread Basket and Caesar salad. Their specialized cocktails were refreshing, but the drink service was disappointingly slow. We had a hard time getting our server back to the table throughout the meal service.b other than that, it was great!
Sad that they could not get the fans working
Way way too noisy, we sat at a table that had the air system in the wall, they had a mechanical issue and no other tables. No option other than stay and tough it out or leave. We stayed and not even a discount offered, the waitress was sorry and embarrassed. Little consolation.
Be really hungry!
Really enjoyed Carnaval, food and service were excellent. Unfortunately we would only return if there was a special occasion because the adult price is far too expensive to visit very often.
i wouldnt recomend this restaurant if yo ...
i wouldnt recomend this restaurant if youre looking to try Brazilian food. The menu looks fun and apealing but the food you receive is basically candian food that you could get at Moxies.
It was worth it
I read a lot of negative reviews but I'm not sure what those people were expecting, you pay about as much to go to The Keg but you'll never leave as full. I won't say every piece of meat was a slam dunk but the beef was AWESOME!!
lost it's appeal
Perhaps it was just the day we went, but it's something we will not be doing again. The service was outstanding, the surroundings were great but the meat was very tough and chewy. Lucky we are seniors and it was 1/2 price on Sunday, I would have been most upset to pay full price. Not worth it anymore.
Great food and service as always
Great food and service as always
Not pleased with the service!
At $120 I was not expecting to remind staff to bring me my coffee. My friend and his wife paid $178 for their meal and had to remind staff 4 times that they had ordered drinks. I expected more for the price. The food was good, but not worth the price paid! Sorry to say this, but I left the restaurant feeling like I had been taken advantage of.
It all stood out here, the experience wa ...
It all stood out here, the experience was great in all aspects.
As much as you want to eat...
The tendency seems to be toward well-done, which is likely based on patron feedback. If you are willing to wait, the servers and kitchen are happy to accommodate requests for rarer cuts. When cooked to (my) preference, the protein is generally quite good, but Carnaval does not live up to the established US chains who do it much better. Sides are particularly dreadful - stick to the fries. A big dining cheque that ultimately does not deliver for me. There are much better choices in Winnipeg, particularly if you are willing to spend this kind of money.
The food was always hit and fresh and th ...
The food was always hit and fresh and the taste was fantastic! The service was great as well!
Took my son, sister, and nephew for dinner. Food was wonderful, server was very attentive. It was a fabulous experience for all of us. Some of us got a chance to try items we never would have tried otherwise. The cuts of meat were mouth watering and cooked to perfection. The very tasty fresh salads help to balance out the meataganza.
I loved this place so much! So amazing !
The meat was all cooked so well and juicy! The wine was delish! The waiters were extremely pleasant and we didn't wait long for anything which was perfect! The mashed potatoes and fries OH MY GOD so good too
Server was great and food was fantastic!
Server was great and food was fantastic!
Fantatsic night out!
We had only heard of your restaurant as a great place to go with excellent food. So we were pleasantly surprised on our arrival to learn how dinner was served and it certainly is unique. We were two couples that enjoy eating out and trying different places and we were very impressed. Service, food and wine were all excellent. We'll be back.
Delicious and filling
All you can eat meat ... how could it be anything but delightful? We really enjoyed our experience here. Definitely salty but we were good with that.
Love the experience! Very good food and very attentive staff. The only drawback is that it is somewhat over-priced. Our dinner for 6 came out to over $500.
Server was nice but missed our reorder o ...
Server was nice but missed our reorder of drinks but was able to get us an extra piece is a selection from grill which was great. Gouchos were super nice. Pinapple was a great surprise and a hit at our table.
This is a place for an experience! We h ...
This is a place for an experience! We have been here twice now and have enjoyed it each time. Keep up the yummy work!
Service was great Food was very good Ve ...
Service was great Food was very good Very filling
A must try
We had heard from friends that we had to try this hidden gem when trying out new restaurants in Winnipeg. We try at least one new restaurant a month and February was Carnaval month, we were not disappointed. The food was great, service outstanding and the wine list more than adequate. Not a place we would go often due to the prices, but for a special treat or occasion most definitely!
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