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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Sal & Carvao Churrascaria

739 N. Clark St. (Superior St.) Send to Phone
If you've eaten at one Brazilian steakhouse, you've eaten at them all---though Sal & Carvão distinguishes itself with an interesting atmosphere and a spacious interior.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Sal & Carvao Churrascaria Restaurant Review

: Chicago is running wild with Brazilian steakhouses (aka churrascaria). Sal & Carvão joins Fogo de Chão and Brazzaz in the gaucho meat market stakes race. And all three are within skewer-throwing distance from each other. Nevertheless, Sal & Carvão takes the cake for seating (around 400) and space (30-foot ceilings) and atmosphere (the murals are magnificent). Having said that, we point out that the cuts of meat are pretty much the same among all three places (pricing is similar too). Frankly, we could feast on the bountiful salad bar alone and be content. However, we do favor the lamb chops, rump roast and pork tenderloin (lombo). Desserts are afterthoughts, but the crème de papaya provides a cooling finish. Service is gaucho fast and the all-you-can-eat idea is nice, but just how much can you eat before it all gets rather boring?
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