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Galeto Brazilian Steakhouse

1019 Clay St, Oakland, CA 94607-4025
+1 510-238-9388
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“sirloin” (6 reviews)
“picanha” (4 reviews)
“fried polenta” (2 reviews)
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Barbecue, Steakhouse, Brazilian
1019 Clay St, Oakland, CA 94607-4025
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I guess don't come to eat here if it is 8:30pm because they claim that you need an hour and a half for the "full experience" and I got none of that! Very disappointed with the table I sat at and the frequency the servers...More

Thank Manar M
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and i liked the experience and the food. Salad bar was so good. Staff were very friendly and nice

Thank Hind A
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Was looking forward to this after eating multiple times at Texas De Brazil but it doesn't even compare. Service was slow at best. Only offered beef a total of 4 times and all was almost raw. Was not impressed at all.

Thank marybsellers
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Visited family in Oakland, Ca. My daughters suggested to eat here. very friendly staffs and the food buffet selections were awesome, salads, cheeses the steak yummy.

Thank Maria Theresa C
Reviewed 24 June 2017

The second Brazilian restaurant since Im in the Bay Area - and Bingo .... great place. I made a mistake and had some starter before (polenta nicely done) - but space in stomach was enough for the meat ....plenty of meat goes around and price...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Galato in downtown Oakland was a drive by when we decide to give it a try. Texas De Brazil its not but thats what makes Galeto an awesome dining experience. The decor is fresh, open with a great little bar area. The food did not...More

Thank Lgonzo19
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Started off with an appetizer of fried banana and fried polenta. Great salad bar with lots to choose from. The meats were exceptional, probably my favorite was the bacon flavored chicken. Exceptional Fillets, sirloins. Great service. If you are downtown Oakland, this is a must...More

Thank CamasGary
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Everything was as great as the "big rodizio" restaurants, which was my first experience with the chain. I was very excited to see them locate in Oakland. The meat and service was fantastic. Don't get carried away by the salad bar, with sides brought to...More

Thank Lilian S
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Beautiful buffet style restaurant. The sides, salads, cheeses are presented in a lavish display, and three delicious breads are delivered to the table. Meats are delivered tableside on spits and individually carved onto your plate. Every type of beef is offered, from ribeye and filet...More

Thank Kasac1943
Eli N, Owner at Galeto Brazilian Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2016

Sounds like this was your first time here! So glad your overall experience was an enjoyable one. Our wide variety of meat options is certainly something we've had great success with. As for the seasoning, I'm sorry if some of the pieces were a bit...More

Reviewed 24 May 2016

This restaurant was really good. I like the way you get up and get your plate for your salad or other side dishes. I tried the mussels which were fresh and tasty, but the Salmon was to die for. Although this is a "meat" restaurant,...More

Thank BayareaKaren
Eli N, Owner at Galeto Brazilian Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2016

Sounds wonderful, Karen -- the salmon is a favorite of mine too! It's wonderful to see that everything you tried wowed you, and I can't wait to give you a perfect experience next time around too! Best, Eli, Owner

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27 April 2017|
Response from Marianne L | Property representative |
Hi, Near by the restaurant you can find private parkings or also free parking on the street. It has really easy access.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Barbecue, Steakhouse, Brazilian
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1019 Clay St, Oakland, CA 94607-4025
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 510-238-9388
Welcome to Galeto Brazilian Steakhouse, where the flavors of Brazil come alive. From 14+ rotisserie meats including beef, chicken, lamb, pork and sausage, perfectly seasoned and carved tableside to 20+ signature side dishes displayed on our gorgeous gourmet salad bar. Also, while you are here, explore our wine collection of 25+ different wines from celebrated producers and smaller boutique wineries chosen to perfectly pair with our food options. These are few of our treats, come by to check this one-of-a-kind experience. At Galeto, we intend to embark you on a culinary voyage to Brazil with lots of tasteful nuances that will make you dream of it for days. Therefore, delivering the best Brazilian “churrasco” (choo-has-sco) in the San Francisco bay area is simply a result of a passionate cultural sharing experience. Join us and enjoy this unique culinary voyage!
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