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Seafood Ceviche
Cilantro, avocado and yuzu-passion fruit vinaigrette
Crispy Calamari
Cherry peppers and lemon aioli
Housemade Empadas
Filled with chorizo and manchego, rustic chimichurri
Lamb Meatballs
Grilled with almond dukka and tamarind
Beef Carpaccio
Imperial Valley, saffron aioli and hazelnut oil
Side Bar
Seasonal vegetables, assorted cheese and traditional Brazilian accompaniments
Arugula Salad
Mango hearts of palm, avocado, Marcona almonds, pineapple vinaigrette
Field Greens
Grilled Monterey artichokes, chevre, vine ripe tomatoes, balsamic vinaigrette
Sesame Chicken Salad
Slow roasted all natural chicken, miso dressing, avocado, micro cilantro
Pork Ribs
Rum-guava glaze, mango coleslaw and fries
Served with steamed rice, spring greens, bacon farofa
Family Style
Chef's selection of grilled meats and sidebar
Filet Mignon Skewer
Garlic and sweet herbs
New York Strip
9 oz imperial valley, chimichurri
Skirt Steak
Marinated in cilantro and vinegar
Pork Cutlets
All​ natural center cut, coriander adobo
Extra virgin olive oil and lemon
Chicken Breast Skewer
All​ natural, marinated in sweet herbs and lemon
In the heart of downtown Palo Alto, fine dining meets entertainment and extravagance, and authentic Brazilian cuisine is served with contemporary style. Amidst this ambiance, you'll feel at home whether you're having an impromptu gathering, romantic rendezvous, family dinner, or business function. Let Pampas infuse the spirit of Brazil into your evening!
US$25 - US$100
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Latin, Barbecue
Parking Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a quick drink tonight, having walked by earlier in the week when the restaurant was closed. Pampas was very busy, as you’d expect on a Friday night. Still, our wait for a drink menu and a hello from...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank O7893RDsusanc
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

A good friend took us to this restaurant. I suppose if you love meat ( we do) and are not discerning about quality (we are) and like your meat well done (we do not), it is fine. But for the price, we thought very low...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RCPeachy
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Totally amazing, especially for the price. The variety and flavor of meats was incredible. The servings were frequent and generous. There is also a buffet to accompany the meats to break up the meal a little. Go in hungry!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank VH-MJB
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Sooooo good! If you are a lover of all things cooked over fire, especially delicious meats, then you must try Pampas. There is also a great salad bar with lots of vegetables and side dishes. So you can eat here as a vegetarian, but really,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank nsb218
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I was invited to a dinner at Pampas as part of a business event. At first, I was worried because I am vegetarian. Fortunately, there are multiple vegetarian options. I was not hungry, so I opted for the cheese plate. Having been a meat eater...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We started with happy hour, which pampas has every night. My son loves the spice of some of the drinks, so we ordered a few different drinks to start. We then moved to our table and started with an enormous plate of salad options -...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Alheonu
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here to eat as I didn't want to wait in SF traffic to get back to the hotel. Ended up doing the traditional experience with unlimited meat and paired it with a red cab from Napa. The chorizo, filet, top sirloin, etc were...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank anthonyp116
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

14 different types of meats grilled. Salad bar was also excellent. Very good wine selection. Service was good. Good for big team dinner.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank seanseungw0nj
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Pampas offers a dining experience of Brazil known as Rodizio. During business trips to Brazil I have experienced many restaurants of this type. Unfortunately, while Pampas is a fairly authentic experience the dining itself is not as pleasurable because they do not slice off only...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Wilton W
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Complete feast in the Brazilian tradition of eating barbecued meat. Distributed between some 9 or 10 different types of preparations covering pork, beef,chicken and fish; the fare is amazing. The sirloin steaks were out of the world. To add to it the salad bar is...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank ShyamalB
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