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Churrasqueira Bairrada Restaurant

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144 Jericho Tpke, Mineola, NY 11501-1701
+1 516-739-3856
11:30 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 11:30 - 22:30
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ridiculous amounts of food and all washed down with delicious red sangria. As well as all the meats on offer (chicken, pork, turkey, sausage, prime rib, top sirloin) there were lots of side dishes too.

Thank Scott G
New York City, New York
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157 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to this restaurant many times and will meet friends here for dinner. Everyone we have introduced to Bairrada raves about it. We were here twice in a row with different people. We had the Rodizio, the Swordfish, the Bronzini, and the Grilled Shrimp and Squid Shish Kabob. Everything was well prepared and excellent. The Bronzini is amazing.... More 

Thank GrumpyandtheOldLady
Long Island, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was delicious and the side dishes were bountiful. The service was excellent. We always love going there.

Thank Donna H
Oceanside, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on Sat. 5:15. Short wait. Ordered pig only available on weekends. Arrogant waiter took menus left. Returned, no menu out of pig. What were they going to do rest of weekend. Ordered prime rib. Order came, it was ordered medium came raw and was a steak, grill both sides. Also, so much grizzle and fat could not be cut.... More 

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New York
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116 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

My significant other is Portuguese, and we have been to many local Portuguese restaurants, and Bairrada is by far the best. Most people go for the all you can eat, but the individual entrees are better - succulent skirt steak, excellent roasted baby pig on Sundays. All served with salad and rice/potatoes/veg. Leave room for dessert!

Thank Slats62
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

In a business trip, and because I am portuguese, I was insistently told about this restaurant and went there also to check if I could meet portuguese people. I was surprised that the food is actually incredibly good. We had to wait half an hour for a table, but it was worth it. Three tables were celebrating birthdays. I guess... More 

Thank Pedro M
Mineola, New York
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Excellent food! The service is friendly and they don't rush you out the door when you are done eating. The atmosphere is busy and lively with conversation. My favorite place to in Mineola!

Thank wjcampy
Wilton, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We have not been back to dine in this immediate area for several decades since moving out of state. Since it was Long Island Restaurant Week we decided to meet friends half way and dine at Bairrada. Our friends neglected to check if the restaurant was participating, which they were not, but all turned out well as Bairrada's serves family... More 

Thank SusB962
Fresh Meadows, New York
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

Have been coming here for years and always pleases. It has become where my friends and I go for our annual dinner around the holidays as well. Absolutely love the food (usually get the rodizio) as well as the white sangria! Food coma for sure afterwards..love this pace!

Thank Geury V
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Was there Wednesday night and the place was packed. Go with the nonstop meat. It was amazing. Had a few Portuguese Beers to go with my meal and I was a happy man. The bacon wrapped chicken was spot on and the various meats were cooked perfectly and served table side. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Misterfp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Jericho Tpke, Mineola, NY 11501-1701
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Mineola
  • Phone Number: +1 516-739-3856
Churrasqueira Bairrada Restaurant is an authentic Portuguese rodizio renowned for its classic briquette-fired cuisine.Founded in 1992 by Manuel Carvalho, Churrasqueira quickly captured the attention of The New York Times, earning rave reviews and a frenetic following that continues to this day. Fame for its chicken and its spirited atmosphere and celebrity sightings as well as its flavorful fare, Churrasqueira is a source of pride for Mineola’s large Portuguese population – and a staple for anyone that loves classic latin and portuguese cuisine.

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