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Espetus Churrascaria

710 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4245
+1 650-342-8700
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chicken hearts” (12 reviews)
“sirloin” (10 reviews)
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17:00 - 23:00All hours
Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American
710 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4245
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

I had the pleasure of taking my family to Espetus to celebrate my birthday. The meats were sublime. My two boys kept getting more and more food and I never heard them say "Mmmmm" more often! If you pace yourself you can really try as...More

Thank TravelingfromSF_8
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Espetus is a Brazilian steak house. The choices are as straightforward as possible: meats, with not too much variety, but as much as you want--and that is why you go there. So, no exotic meats, unless you count an occasional chicken heart as such. But...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I had experienced Brazilian steak dining in San Paola and Argentine barbecue with a variety of beef cuts etc.... the family wanted to also experience this. Based on reviews we decided to visit Espetus vs the big name chain that's nearby in SF and SJ....More

1  Thank kh57ca
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This is definitely a place to go if you are looking for Brazilian steak. Make sure to get their sirloin. Highly recommended. Excellent ambiance, good Brazilian music playing continuously :)

Thank John V
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Warning: When dining at Espetus Churrascaria, one word of advice: go hungry! No, go semi-starving! So much food! And so good, you'll want to try it ALL! If you're a carnivore like I am, this place is heaven. An assorted array of different meats to...More

Thank Susiee0028
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Wow, we just had a family celebration (15 of us) at this restaurant and it was over the top. It is off the beaten path a bit and that must be why we have missed it in the pass (San Mateo location). We could not...More

Thank Mychelle F
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place was recommended to me by a colleague who knows his meats and quite simply, this is the best Brazilian steak house I have ever been to. Unpretentious & simple but tasteful ambience and polite and highly knowledgable waiters & carvers. You get prime...More

Thank Deepanjan B
Reviewed 8 October 2016

we were a group of 15, we constantly had to tell servers if they could bring us meats because for some reason they would turn around at the table before us. a few servers realized this and helped for a few rounds, but then again...More

Thank jesse m
Reviewed 22 August 2016

If you are hungry and love meat...this is where you want to be. The service is excellent, the meats are all excellent and the staff is very friendly. What I really loved most was I have some bad food allergies. The Maitre'D found this out...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I arrived with a party of 6 half an hour before they closed and I can tell that they treated us fine, the food was very good. Nothing to complain about. The meet was nice, they were great on the beer recomendation.

Thank elianebt
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Jim B
14 March 2015|
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Response from jpanda168 | Reviewed this property |
Calling would be your best bet regarding gluten free options. There seems to be no dress code.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 S B St, San Mateo, CA 94401-4245
    (7th and 8th)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Mateo
  • Phone Number: +1 650-342-8700
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