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Churrasqueira Bairrada Restaurant

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144 Jericho Tpke, Mineola, NY 11501-1701
+1 516-739-3856
11:30 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 22:30
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Was there Wednesday night and the place was packed. Go with the nonstop meat. It was amazing. Had a few Portuguese Beers to go with my meal and I was a happy man. The bacon wrapped chicken was spot on and the various meats were cooked perfectly and served table side. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Misterfp
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this place regularly eversince my friend brought me this restaurant. You just have to wait a little longer but its worth it. Their chicken is to die for. You must try their dessert as well. I love their tres leches cake. You will keep on coming back for more.

Thank Issa I
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Would love to come here more often, but no reservations are accepted. Food is good. Wait time between 6-8 is always more the 30 minutes. Patience is rewarded here.

Thank Arnie C
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Neighborhood eatery, amazing chicken, prime rib, roast pork just as good for take-out as eating in. Of course, eating in allows all the terrific extras served with the meal-salad, home made potato chips, olives and the best sangria!

Thank Barbara M
New York City, New York
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

My brother has been to this restaurant in Smithtown we decided to go here because it's closer. The restaurant is very quaint and it was very busy lots of families having dinner. The menu has something for everyone. My brother had a whole fish and my dad had the Salmon. My husband and mom had the chicken. My niece and... More 

Thank luv2travl08
Shirley, New York
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great ambiance, you see the chicken being cooked, all fresh stuff. Services is great and prices are reasonable. Go, you will like it.

2 Thank Z61
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant for over 20 years and it is still my favorite restaurant today! The staff is amazing and the food is out of this world !!!

Thank JustJackie R
Needmore, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a quiet dining experience, this is not the restaurant for you. However, if you want a lively atmosphere, eclectic decor, robust & delicious food, then you definitely should try it. Since I have never been to a Portuguese restaurant my server, Bruno, guided me to delicious choices. Even though, from what I've read from other reviews... More 

Thank Tina M
Miller Place, New York
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417 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

If you are in the mood for really excellent chicken, fish, beef, or shrimp on skewers, go no further than bairrada restaurant. Only problem is the signage isn't very good. Look at my pictures to see why. However, once inside, you'll see a collection of porcelain roosters (I don't know why but it really looked nice). Food is fresh, bountiful,... More 

Thank danfriedmanmd
Huntington, New York
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260 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Somehow we have not been here before, we will certainly be back. Service was exceptional, for was exceptional, prices very good, space and decor were also very nice. We enjoyed the 1/2 chicken with rice and vegetables and the calamari and shrimp kabob...deeeelicious. I strongly recommend the house hot sauce. It is not your standard heat. Served in a small... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Jericho Tpke, Mineola, NY 11501-1701
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Mineola
  • Phone Number: +1 516-739-3856
Churrasqueira Bairrada Restaurant is an authentic Portuguese rodizio renowned for its classic briquette-fired cuisine.Founded in 1992 by Manuel Carvalho, Churrasqueira quickly captured the attention of The New York Times, earning rave reviews and a frenetic following that continues to this day. Fame for its chicken and its spirited atmosphere and celebrity sightings as well as its flavorful fare, Churrasqueira is a source of pride for Mineola’s large Portuguese population – and a staple for anyone that loves classic latin and portuguese cuisine.

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