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Ipanema Grille

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Brazilian, South American
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1911 N Main Ave, Scranton, PA 18508-2003
+1 570-558-0742
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food huge selection. The sangria is excellent and the garlic steak is awesome. Don't skip the appetizer and salad bars

Thank Holly M
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was very well prepared and was tasty. The staff was decent and the atmosphere was just okay.

Thank Happy_Gourmet1
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely family owned restaurant. My husband and I go here every year for his birthday and the staff always remember us even though we can only go once a year. It is pricey but very worth it! The meats are all very juicy and tasty! We have been to a couple chain Brazilian rozodio restaurants but none... More 

Thank Laura M
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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Was driving through and made a quick reservation late in the evening. Arrived a few minutes early and was seated immediately. Staff was friendly. The salad bar was adequate but, lets face it, I don't go to a place like this for the salad bar! The meats were plentiful, cooked to perfection, plentiful and arrived speedily. The owner came by... More 

Thank bmg1972
Sydney, Australia
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Have the Rodrizio (Limitless Brazilian BBQ). There is an a-la-carte menu but why bother? This is a carnivore's paradise. Did not try the chicken (neither drumsticks nor hearts), the round was a little tough and the pork loin a little dry - but once we had found what we liked they just kept bringing these slices of deliciousness till we... More 

Thank simo_syd
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Awesome Rodizio with excellent Sangria to top it off. Meat cooked to perfection for all likes. On Saturday reservations are a must because from what we saw the place is packed.

Thank Alena V
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101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

The food looks like it has been cooked to death ., warmed up multiple days and then served to you . When did this become acceptable. Don't waste you time . This place should be closed .

Thank James F
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Best kept secret. We really only heard of the Ipanema once. We tried it, it was awesome! The meats were never ending and the sides/other buffet was good. A few different drinks to try also!

Thank QFam104
Scranton, Pennsylvania, Usa
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure what to say about this place other that be prepared to eat! Come hungry !!!The staff and service is excellent as is the food. Make sure to try the rodizio. It's meat lovers paradise. You control how fast you are served with these little red and green "stoplights". They'll explain it to you. Very friendly staff. Not... More 

Thank Ralph L
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We read the review about how this place was better than Fogo de Chao, and ohmyGod, they were absolutely right! Better food- the skirt steak and the rosemary-crusted lamb were frontrunners for us, but everything they had, we tried, and it was all delicious. The atmosphere was much less hectic and hurried, as well, and the service was very friendly... More 

Thank Sarah D

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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$15 - US$35
Brazilian, South American
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1911 N Main Ave, Scranton, PA 18508-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Scranton
  • Phone Number: +1 570-558-0742

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?