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Minas Brazilian Steakhouse

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Steakhouse, , Latin
136 2 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0S7, Canada
+1 403-454-2550
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“chicken hearts” (21 reviews)
“pork” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Latin, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
136 2 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0S7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

MInas is one of the best Brazillian BBQ places in Calgary. Tucked away in the Eau Claire market area, this place is a treat. Absolutely great side/salad bar (with an awesome ceviche and fantastic cheese buns) and lovely dessert bar. But let's be real -...More

Thank vaverine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very Authentic Brazilian style with a good variety of meet and welcoming service. I’ll be back next time I’m in town.

1  Thank jose_ratj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend recommended me this place and I am very thankful for that. The place is great and the food is delicious. We went for the weekend brunch and I really recommend it. Most of the information can be found on their web page so...More

2  Thank Isaac O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Great service. Great environment. Special thanks to Thiago who took really good care of my wife and I.

1  Thank 727vin_ciusm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not your usual eggs and bacon fare: lotsa meat, superb cuts of beef and pork prepared with brazilian know-how, succulent and multitude of salads and desserts for those of us with a lighter fare in mind. For our little one's birthday, a lovely display of...More

1  Thank Mimi905
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We heard about Minas from a commercial on Shine FM. Curious to see if it would fit for our anniversary dinner, we checked review sites. Most people are correct - Minas is a very good dining experience. It is up there with Gauchos. We ended...More

2  Thank Syd B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place only gets better. The owner Chef Jose Montes welcomes guests and serves them some of the amazing beefs in town. Special thanks to Thiago who was so gentle bringing us the unforgettable brazilian cheese buns. No doubts this is one of the best...More

1  Thank Andrefsc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here to share a night out with our sons. There were four of us. The restaurant is clean, nicely laid out and has a modern vibe. It is well appointed and very new, with a warm but modern feel. The service was very...More

1  Thank drjjohnston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Minas is my favorite Brazilian restaurant in Calgary. The rodizio is wonderful, but even if you just want to taste the traditional Brazilian food, it's still the best choice for buffet service. Plenty of hot food selection, sort of delicious salads and even some desserts...More

2  Thank TaniaSimoneV1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been in many restaurants who said that their food is Brazilian but honestly this one is the unique with a real brazilian food... I can't wait to try all the menu. Thiago!! your attention and recommendations were amazing, thank you so much for everything.

Thank Lopez A
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justmeee25
25 March 2018|
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Response from Marg5165 | Reviewed this property |
About $26.00
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AlbertaArtemisia
25 June 2015|
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Response from Jose M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dear. around $10 /$ 45
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 2 St SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P 0S7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-454-2550
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Description
MINAS Brazilian Steakhouse is named after the southern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, where executive chef and owner Jose Montes hails from. This state is known all over the country as the heart of the most authentic Brazilian cuisine, such as feijoada, pão de queijo, and feijão tropeiro. During a traditional dining experience at MINAS, the barbecue is served tableside on skewers, in the classic rodizio style by our passadores (carvers) and accompanied by the most traditional Brazilian dishes. MINAS provides great service by qualified and willing staff, presented in a lively ambience. We serve satisfying portions that never leave our guests hungry. Most of the food is cooked in our open kitchen (the latest trend in the dining experience) with high quality meats prepared fresh and in front of guests. Our Iguarías (hot and cold gourmet sides) offers tasty, instant, and varied options. We cook and serve in traditional dishes, such as handmade soap stone pots, brought from Ouro Preto in Minas Gerais. Chef Montes has brought his Brazilian pride, training, and generational knowledge of cuisine and barbecue right to downtown Calgary. Over the last 25 years, he has honed his skills in preparing high-quality meats and food in the traditional Brazilian style. He has successfully built the reputation of several restaurants in five different countries, on three different continents: Brazil, Japan, China, the United States, and Canada. He now uses that extensive experience at his own Brazilian restaurant.
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