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Samba Brazilian Grill

240 W Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703-1810
+1 608-257-1111
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“flank steak” (14 reviews)
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Brazilian, Latin, South American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
240 W Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703-1810
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family went there for dinner on a Thursday night and were not disappointed. The meats were very tasty and the grilled pineapple was a nice last course like dessert. On the pricey side but we found it worth it. The "salad bar" had everything...More

Thank Deb A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food. Expensive except for we had a groupon coupon to use which made it reasonable. Good variety of food.

Thank Sheri W
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I happened to be in Madison during restaurant week, so took advantage of visiting a higher end restaurant than I would normally frequent. Samba's did not disappoint! Starting out the atmosphere is impressive. One of the things I love about Madison is how many older...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We had a nice birthday dinner! My husband and two boys loved the meat and I loved all the sides. Attentive service!!!

Thank Michele1999
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Last night I had the privilege of being in a wedding in Samba, everything was spectacularly good, the salad bar, the meats, etc. But what I most want to praise and highlight was the Manager's personal attention, it really was something wonderful. I congratulate him

Thank hectorortiz
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

You flip the drum on your table to green and the gauchos load you up with steak, chicken, lamb, and what ever else they have going on the fire, shaved at your table. It was amazing and terrible at the same time, take care not...More

Thank Zach C
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Wonderful, non-stop supply of tasty roasted meats. Generous bartenders and a nice, relaxed and casual atmosphere.

Thank wesparker
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The meat is great and the salade buffet is also pretty okay, but it's all about the meat. So if you like meat this is a great place to eat.

Thank Lars E
Reviewed 27 March 2017

While the Sunday brunch menu is a bit more limited than other times, we did not miss a thing. The salad, fruit, cheese and vegetable station were complemented by eggs, bacon, waffles and a number of decadent desserts--AND the grilled pineapple, sausage, ham and steak...More

Thank gawarfield
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This food was to die for, absolutely amazing. The service was wonderful as well. I would recommend it to any couple, romantic candlelit dinner. My favorites were the cheese and pineapple and least favorite item was the leg of lamb. Highly recommend this place a...More

Thank Nicholefrederick
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Em D
30 May 2017|
Response from Zach C | Reviewed this property |
I think it was around $20 dollars. Groupon will run something every once and a while.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$100
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 W Gilman St, Madison, WI 53703-1810
    (State Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 608-257-1111
  • E-mail
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