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Rodizio Grill

1801 Wynkoop St. (18th St.) Send to Phone
303-294-9277 | Menu
All-you-can-eat steakhouse satisfies hearty appetites.

Lunch & Dinner daily

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Rodizio Grill Restaurant Review

: Brazilian barbecue was the hot new restaurant concept in Denver in the ’90s, featuring waiters brandishing swords loaded with still-sizzling chunks of meat to be carved at your table. In reality, the meat at Rodizio Grill is sometimes dried out and often quite salty. Still, this all-you-can-eat steakhouse in a converted warehouse continues to satisfy those hearty appetites looking for lots and lots of meat at a low, fixed price. There’s a 35-plus item salad bar---lettuces, sliced vegetables, marinated artichokes, hearts of palm, rice and black beans, among the items. Appetizers (delivered to your table) include glazed bananas, fried cornsticks and nice warm cheese bread. The big selling point, though, is the number of meat selections---15. Turn the wooden stoplight on your table to green and the waitstaff (dressed as gauchos) begins bringing skewers of meat to your table. Top sirloin is the best cut on the menu, which also includes chicken, turkey, pork, ham, and a heavy, garlicky Brazilian sausage. The skewers keep coming until you turn the stoplight to red. There is a good selection of wines, including some from Brazil, but the best drink in the house is the freshly squeezed lemonade.


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