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Samba Brazilian Steakhouse & Lounge

$$ - $$$Steakhouse, , Latin
100 Universal City Plaza, Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 91608
+1 818-763-0101
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“cheese rolls” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Latin
$$ - $$$
100 Universal City Plaza, Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 91608
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Me and my friend had a such great experience here. We're very well treated by everyone. Don't forget to ask for FAROFA to them, it's really good. Loved all the steak options, specially the Picanha. And for drinks, don't miss the opportunity to taste Blueberry...More

Thank RenatoCarneiro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like tender meats served directly to you, Samba is your place..With a variety of meats to try and accompanying appetizers,it makes for a very filling meal. We visited in the evening after visiting Universal n I don't regret it..We sat outside as the...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We went to try this place out because for the first time since all the trips we've made to Universal. The waiter was nice, service was fast but, the food on the warm side. Sadly too many flies in the restaurant. We checked to see...More

Thank petitesandra
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

If you have been to Fogo de Chao and like their food, don't go here. The grilled meats here are not worth serving in McDonald's. Service was good, but overall, I would never go back to this restaurant.

Thank davidrL3188RA
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

The service was poor. We were told we would have to wait 30 mins for a table and it was over an hour. The staff at the front were very rude when we asked when our table would be ready. After we finally got to...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 13 September 2017

It was just OKAY because of the service. The food was yummy. Our waiter was awful. We asked him if they served beer. he said no, so we ordered soda. In about 5 minutes, we noticed the table next to us drinking a Brazilian beer....More

Thank Cyann R
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Came here on a Thursday night with a Groupon that I purchased for $65 for a "gaucho dinner for two". Overall, service was slow and the food underwhelming and incredibly salty. If we had paid the full price of $49 per person, I would have...More

Thank Howard T
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We took a break in the day from universal studios to have lunch. For a heavy meal, it's better to come early and then walk and digest. Believe me, you get a heavy meal! I had 4 kinds of meat: pepper steak, tri tip, NY...More

Thank VictoriaK2
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We were with friend walking around Universal and saw the sign. One of our group suggested it as we had all been to a Texas de Brazil in Palm Beach, FL earlier in the year. We were seated outside , the tables were so close...More

Thank Don B
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Place is awesome. Great employees treating you like a king all the time. Servers coming you ur table putting different types of meats every 5 min or so. They have from lamb Pork chicken steaks and salmon. Everything was delicious and expected it to be...More

Thank Miguel N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Latin
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal CityWalk Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 91608
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-763-0101
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  • This restaurant is at Universal Studios Hollywood
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