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Pikanhas Brazilian Steak House

25 W Richmond Ave, Richmond, CA 94801-4222
+1 510-237-7585
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
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“picanha” (4 reviews)
“salad bar” (7 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Brazilian, Steakhouse, Barbecue, South American
$$ - $$$
25 W Richmond Ave, Richmond, CA 94801-4222
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Come hungry, but only if you're looking for a huge amount of food at a price that's not all that cheap. This is not the place for gourmet cuisine or anything approaching it. The Brazilian buffet is rather limited and at $21.99 per person, is...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 20 June 2017

But only if you value quantity over quality at what is probably one of the most attractive price points for an AYCE Rodizio in California. The lunch AYCE option at this place is just $21.99 and includes a decent if not expansive salad bar and...More

Thank bbchea
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Not what I expected and not worth the price we paid for three people. I read in other reviews that there were over 10 different types of meat. We were only offered about 3 meat options, ribs, chicken wrapped in bacon, chicken wings and sausage....More

Thank SusanMich
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

For what they charge, this is very good. My family enjoyed the good of course. Compare with Cleo's in San Bruno and I think Pikanhas is better. The only thing I did not like is they included the service charge in the bill and I...More

Thank TotooIto
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We had never been to a brazilian steak house before, but our friends have raved about them in the past. So we got a group together and went to the closest one, Pikanhas. Getting seated happened fairly quickly. The ambiance was casual and moderately quiet,...More

1  Thank Jonathan G
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Located in quaint Pt. Richmond in close proximity to Chevron. I had the rodizio lunch which is quite expensive but all the meats were delicious. The sausage & picanha were my favorites. Variety of things at the salad bar but not to my taste for...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Service was good but a little slow. The food other than the meats carved at your table were so-so. The Brazilian specialty lunch was a little pricey.

Thank erc1
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We went in November of last year. The restaurant is small but big on personality and great food. I loved how the place had a warm laid back feel.The meats were cooked to perfection and there was various side dishes to choose from. The service...More

Thank Tina J
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The worst service ever. The ladies were very rude and the food was ok. We were held hostage in the restaurant because I wanted to pay my bill...although the server knew what I ordered and agreed that I included the right amount tip and tax...they...More

Thank Wanda W
Reviewed 13 July 2016

A great approach to a very good meal. This venue is very clean, great presentation on the salad bar with fresh products. On the Radizio lunch they come by your table with fresh cooked meats and you are able to sample varies types of meats,...More

Thank maggi3191
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 W Richmond Ave, Richmond, CA 94801-4222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 510-237-7585
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PIKANHA'S BRAZILIAN STEAK HOUSE Pikanha's Steak House proudly introduces the traditions, culture and food of southern Brazil to Bay area. We offer a variety of different cuts of beef, pork, lamb, and chicken that are slowly cooked with special grills to preserve all their natural juices and flavors. Rump cover is a part of top sirloin. Picanha is very popular at all-you-can-eat barbecue restaurants (churrascarias), called either a "rodizio" in the southeast or a "espeto corrido" in the south of the country. Although it is not completely certain, many brazilians chefs agree that the picanha cut originated in Rio Grande do Sul, the southernmost state of Brazil, famous for its churrasco. PREPARATION Picanha is usually served grilled or roasted. In the latter case, it is common to roast the whole piece on a spit and cut slices from it as thin or thick as desired, usually so that several people may share a single piece even tough they may not agree on how cooked the meat should be. Alternatively, a rump cover may be cut into slices thick enough to stand on their edge on the grill. In this case, the slices, typically seasoned only with rock salt, are usually grilled with the thick layer of fat down until most of it melts away and the remaining fat becomes crispy. Each of the sides is then grilled for about ten seconds. The slices are then cut down the middle, each thus producing two slices only half as thick. The uncooked side of the slices should then be grilled. We hope you enjoy this gastronomical adventure called "Rodizio" at Pikanha's Steak House along with the unique style and tradition of the Gauchos from the south of Brazil.
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