Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Picanha Brazilian Grill

6501 Castor Ave. (Hellerman St.) Send to Phone
215-743-4647 | Menu
Philly's original Brazilian barbecue house is great fun.


Lunch & Dinner daily

* Click here for rating key

Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

Picanha Brazilian Grill Restaurant Review

: In the midst of Philadelphia's large Brazilian community, this Northeast restaurant is an oasis of grilled meat and theatrical dining. The kitschy d├ęcor is crammed with a surplus of stuffed animals, but the churrasco is right on target --- from sirloin to sausage. If you don't want barbecue, there are many bean dishes, slow-braised short ribs with plantains, and a soup called bobo de camarao (with shrimp and potatoes). Bring your own beer or wine, and be sure to try the flan. Dining here is a good deal if you have a big appetite. On Saturdays, you can savor the traditional black bean and pork feijoada, a stew that is the national dish of Brazil.

Belgian chocolates

Coffee and chocolate make a delicious combination. ENJOY 10% OFF YOUR ENTIRE ORDER with GAYOT's exclusive promo code.

Stay in a romantic mood with this Rosé Champagne.

Read GAYOT's review.