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Blue Charcoal

518 W Arapaho Rd, Richardson, TX 75080-4343
+1 972-907-1862
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pineapple” (15 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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Brazilian, South American, Steakhouse, Latin, Spanish
££ - £££
518 W Arapaho Rd, Richardson, TX 75080-4343
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

They advertise they are open until 8pm on Sunday. We arrived a few min before 7pm. We were told they are closed because they are low on meat!! ? How can you operate a Brazilian Steak House and run low on meat!! Very disappointed.

Thank Becki1005
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Blue Charcoal is our go to neighborhood chucarrista. Yes, the selection is smaller than bigger chains but it is a quaint, quiet atmosphere. The last time we dined at one of the larger chains we felt very cramped and rushed. It is a great option...More

Thank Stacey B
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I purchased the Groupon for Blue Charcoal after a friend recommended- wish I hadn't. This is not one of your nicer Brazilian steakhouse restaurants. It is set back in a strip center with meager furnishings and a video that runs various scenes (tonight was a...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I'd say all in all it's worth trying at least once if only to try the pineapple. The garlic beef was my favorite. Service is friendly and quick.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Pricing was reasonable but almost all meats were medium, medium well. After dining for thirty minutes they started asking if we needed anything else and we had hardly been served any meat yet. They kept pushing to bring a check and the restaurant was only...More

Thank AdrockDallas
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We were so pleasantly surprised at how amazing the food was. The salad bar wasn't huge but it was fresh and yummy! Another Groupon deal gone right :)

Thank Becki N
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Small out of the way place but has a large group of loyal customers, always a good crowd. The servers were very good, kept glasses full and plates cleared without seeming intrusive. Salad bar was better than most several hot dishes as well. All the...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful salad bar with options that are generally found at higher priced restaurants and the meat melts in your mouth. Lovely dinner at a fair price keeps us coming back again and again. This is our favorite Brazilian restaurant.

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I was very disappointed at this restaurant and my husband and I will try out any steak restaurant. This restaurant has been the worst one. They have an amazing Staff, but the Meats were very bad. Not once they brought out a steak well done....More

Thank Daisy A
Reviewed 21 April 2016

the best brazilian traditional steakhouse been to! highly recommended! check pineapple it melt in your mouth!

Thank edward n
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 16:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 518 W Arapaho Rd, Richardson, TX 75080-4343
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Richardson
  • Phone Number: +1 972-907-1862
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