About Taurinus Brazilian Steakhouse
Taurinus Brazilian Steakhouse is proud to share the traditions, culture and food of southern Brazil.
Rodizio is a popular Brazilian style barbecue, a continuous service of a wide variety of different cuts of beef, pork, lamb and chicken that is slowly cooked with special grills to preserve all their natural juices and flavors. You may enjoy as much as you like, all for one fixed price. Enjoy this gastronomical adventure called Rodizio along with the unique style and tradition of the Brazilian Gaucho.
Brazilian Steakhouse, Steakhouse, Brazilian
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday-Friday: 11:30am-2:00pm, Saturday-Sunday: 12:00pm-3:00pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm-9:30pm
South San Pedro St.
$31 to $50
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Plentiful street parking is available for our customers.
Private Party Contact:
Taurinus Brazilian Steakhouse: 4082940110
Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Wheelchair Access
Taurinus Brazilian Steakhouse Ratings and Reviews
A lively atmosphere & great food. We lef ...
A lively atmosphere & great food. We left stuffed with delicious sides of salads, vegetables, traditional black bean stew, and the never ending servings of meat. It was lots of fun to try the different cuts of beef, chicken and pork. It was an experience we will always remember.
Having been to Fogo de Chao, I was curio ...
Having been to Fogo de Chao, I was curious how this place would compare. I can now say it's better than Fogo. The meat was juicy and flavorful. The salad bar was fantastic. And I loved the chimichurri sauce. Great desserts too. Definitely a place to return.
It's a typical Brazilian churrascaria - ...
It's a typical Brazilian churrascaria - Brazilian BBQ. There's a big salad bar with hot side dishes (including yummy paella with actual seafood) that is meant to fill you up. Then they come around with endless meats - 14 different cuts of beef, chicken, lamb, and pork....and grilled pineapple. Maybe a bit generic, but the food tastes delicious. It is all you can eat, and it is expensive; so plan ahead.
The sirloin (picanha) was excellent! I ...
The sirloin (picanha) was excellent! I tried the chicken heart in the spirit of adventure but it's not really my kind of thing-- more like organ meat. Pork loin and red wine marinaded steak were a little tough. Delicious grilled asparagus at the salad bar. Dessert (Brazilian crepes with mango syrup on top) was amazing.
It was just okay. Food was good - actual ...
It was just okay. Food was good - actually enjoyed the salad bar more than most of the cuts of meat. I kept asking for rare but was served more well done than not. The noise level was horrible - and it wasn't all that full or busy. No round tables - only long, so it was difficult to speak with our party at each end.
I brought my family and we had a very pl ...
I brought my family and we had a very pleasant experience. We received a very warm accommodation by the staff and restaurant owner who visited our table several times to ensure that we are enjoying our dining experience. I will certainly come back again for great food and service.
If you are a meat lover, you will love t ...
If you are a meat lover, you will love this restaurant. We enjoyed trying the various meat options brought around by the servers. The sides and salad bar was excellent. Plenty of sides and salads to choose from. Will definitely visit again for the next special occasion.
Mother's Day brunch
We had a very enjoyable lunch. In addition to the wine list and salad bar, the meat selection was quite satisfying. The breads were less so, but those were not a major consideration for us.
One really has to try all the meat offerings to get the full experience. We were surprised by what we found most satisfying. The chicken, sausage, and parmesan pork ended up being our favorites. Some of the beef was a bit too chewy, though tasty enough.
Everything was so delicious and service ...
Everything was so delicious and service was great!!! Eder took real good care of us! He recommended a really good drink to my boyfriend that he loved so much he got another. We mentioned we came down to celebrate our anniversary and we were given a complimentary dessert. He always made sure I had iced tea and checked to make sure we were okay. All cuts of meat were flavorful and juicy. My favorites were the pork and beef ribs, sirloin and leg of lamb. My boyfriend loved the filet mignon, filet mignon with wrapped bacon, leg of lamp, and top sirloin. All the sides we're delicious! The Brazilian stew was amazing, collard greens, and mango salad. I loved the fresh prosciutto, fried polenta and fried plantains!
Did not like the crowd Service was good ...
Did not like the crowd
Service was good
Did not taste the red meat
Chicken hearts, desserts and salad bar at the fogo de chao level but not quite pampas
Maybe back for some desserts of which the peanut butter piece and chocolate mousse were our favorites
Shout out to bartender for making caipirinha dry
We went on a quiet Sunday afternoon.
The food was actually much better than Fogo de Chao, however, it seems like the energy was pretty low as it was quiet in San Jose usually during weekends. The salad selection seems to be limiting compared to Fogo de Chao. I did like the grilled pineapples which Fogo de Chao did not offer and the meat selection was abundant. It was pricey and perhaps all in all the ambiance didn't make it for me.
This was our second time eating here. We initially came here 6 months ago and picked this place over another Brazilian steakhouse in the area based on the reviews. And this place doesn't disappoint! We always leave full and the staff is very attentive and kind. They made sure to check in with us frequently and were very sincere when asking if there was anything additional they could do for us. Many different choices of meat, pineapple and a salad bar. I loved their spinach strawberry salad! There also is white rice, black beans, salmon and gluten free options.
the restaurant is close to home parking ...
the restaurant is close to home parking is no problem restaurant is very clean the staff was very friendly and kind the wait was minimal seating was great the salad bar was fresh and flavorful and needless to say the meat was outstandingly superb would highly recommend if you like good food you will not leave hungery and if you do you did something wrong.
Service was very good. Food was pretty g ...
Service was very good. Food was pretty good. Meats were on the saltier side and not as flavorful as Fogo de Chao.
Good spot that's close to the convention center and walking distance to most major hotels in the area.
Good food; after you finally get seated
We made reservations on Valentine's Day and, it seems, so did everyone else in Silicon Valley. The restaurant was obviously overbooked as we waited 45 minutes past our reservation time to get seated. Management of the waiting parties was poor, nor was there adequate room for people to wait. Once we got seated, service was just ok. We had to wave down the waiter for drink refills and helped the table next to us get the meat servers to come by their table. Overall, food was good, wine list was excellent, but I would not be likely to come back because of the overall experience.
Very good selection of meats. A busy ni ...
Very good selection of meats. A busy night for valentines day, didn't get to try everything, but of the 5 I did try, they were excellent. Cold salad bar was fresh and everything tasted great. Dessert was a large serving, hard to finish, was so full. Will be back.
Pretty good churrasco at downtown San Jo ...
Pretty good churrasco at downtown San Jose. The place is pretty tight to maneuver around for both customers and the servers. The service was a bit off when we were there but it was a busy Saturday night as many people were celebrating early Valentine's Day. Make sure that you leave some space in your stomach for desserts. Pudim and Cream de Papaya were pretty good!
Special occasion dinner
We booked Taurinus Brazilian Steakhouse with another couple before attending Wizard of Oz at the Center for the Performing Arts . (Only two blocks away)
We went early so we would not be rushed for dinner. The waiter explained everything to us before we started with the salad bar, so we were not left guessing as to how to proceed. After we had our salads and sides and were seated back at our table the chicken , lamb, beef and pork were served very rapidly. We had a little sign on our table that we could turn to stop and start the delivery so we could eat at our own pace. The food was delicious but we were disappointed that the night we were there the chicken livers were not served. We had read great reviews about them so were curious as to how they were different fron regular chicken livers. All the skewers were superb and we quickly found our favorites. The staff was attentive and friendly! It is a little pricey ($49 a person) but for a special occasion well worth the price.
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