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Bastos Gold

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Avenida Almirante Tamandare 900 | Beira Mar de Tambau, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba 58039-010, Brazil
+55 83 3031-1099
11:00 - 00:00
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Duisburg, Germany
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6 reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We have been to the Bastos Gold quite regularly during our 3-week stay in Joao Pessoa. The buffet is really big with lots and lots of different kinds of fish, beef, pork, salads and other stuff.The rodicio is fine too, the more crowded the restaurant gets, the fresher the rodicio. The overall taste is good, needs some more spices but... More 

Thank dbruszies
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Great experience. . Nice ambience ... would definitely recommend it .. slightly expensive though ......

Thank Brian D
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179 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015

I ended up there without knowing what a "churrascaria" was. But my, was there meat to eat. The buffet itself is great, and the cashew juice is wonderful. I just kept taking photos of the meat as they came by! Wow, wow, and wow again!

Thank NnennaWestAfrica
New Orleans
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59 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Bastos GOLD is the best churrascaria in João Pessoa (as opposed to Sal e Brasa, which is HORRIBLE). It cost about R$75,00, but I did not drink any alcohol, just a couple of juices (caju, and caja). The wait staff were excellent, the best I have experienced in JP. Furthermore, there was an incredible pianist named Dhiego Heráclito, who played... More 

Thank Adam L
Austin, Texas
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2014

The restaurant had a buffet with salads, sushi, breads, and various dishes, and then employees would bring around other dishes and meat on spits. Overall, we were expecting the meat to be much better based on the reviews. Instead it was fatty, dry and unseasoned (which yes, we know Brazilian meat is generally unseasoned). Meals are R$33s, but desserts and... More 

Thank galonthelinks
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

Title says it all. It's cheap so you could justify it only for the sushi. But skip the tough, over cooked meat on offer. And watch out for expensive beers and desserts which will double your bill.

Thank colinreynolds
Joao Pessoa, PB
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2012

Although located in a nice beach front site in Tambau, the quality of food in general is low. The meats are mainly served overcooked, not tender and when finally seved a mid to raw piece of beef it becomes obvious it is not fresh enough to be served as so. Even the sea food buffet is disappointing: all available choices... More 

Thank MoahB
Paris, France
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99 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2011

This restaurant is quite new and located right on the seafront in Tambau with a big car park. The service is excellent and the meat the best I have found in town. Prices are reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue, Sushi, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Almirante Tamandare 900 | Beira Mar de Tambau, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba 58039-010, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Paraiba (PB)  >  Joao Pessoa
  • Phone Number: +55 83 3031-1099

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?