About Tradicao Brazilian Steakhouse - Southwest Houston

12000 Southwest Freeway
Stafford, TX 77477
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Tradição is a local traditional Brazilian steakhouse. Our gaucho chefs expertly grill each of our 14 cuts of meat and offer you continuous table side service.
We invite you to enjoy the delicious preparations of our gaucho chefs along with our gourmet salad bar, hot side dishes, and extensive wine list. We invite you to come join us, sit back and relax.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Brazilian Steakhouse, Steakhouse, Brazilian

Hours of Operation:


Brunch: Sunday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
In between Wilcrest/West Belfort and West Airport

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(281) 277-9292

Website:
http://www.tradicaosteakhouse.com/

Entertainment:
Live music when available.



Samba nights are announced one month in advance.

Catering:
Catering by Tradicao Brazilian Steakhouse is an award winning service that will make your event unforgettable.

We specialize in caterings for:
Birthdays | Corporate | Drop Off | Lunch Boxes | Weddings | Anniversaries | Quincenceras | House Warming | Special Occasions | Holidays

We specialize in grilled selections of meats and seafood and can deliver throughout the Houston area.

Have a Brazilian evening, blow your guests away and give them the complete Tradição Steakhouse experience!

Parking Details:
Large private lot. Complimentary valet on weekends.

Executive Chef:
Vanderlei Bernardi

Private Party Facilities:
We host small weddings, corporate company functions or even unforgettable birthdays. Whether you would like a dance floor, live band or team builder, we can organize an event with delicious food, award winning wait staff with the perfect ambiance.

We offer five private room options.
Board Room: 12 guests
President's Room: 40 guests
Malbec Room: 40 guests
Rio Room: 80 guests
Front Private Room: 60 guests
Main Dining: 120 guests
Entire restaurant: 240 guests

Contact us today to set up your next party!

Private Party Contact:
Melissa Abrantes: 8776662811

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

Promotions

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Details
Thanks Mom: Join Houston's most authentic Brazilian Steakhouse for a wonderful Mother's Day. Enjoy 15 grilled meats and seafood, gourmet salad bar and hot sides. Reserve today
Father's Day Special Menus & Reservations

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Details
Thanks Dad: Join Houston's most authentic Brazilian Steakhouse for a wonderful Father's Day. Enjoy 15 grilled meats and seafood, gourmet salad bar and hot sides. Reserve today

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Tradicao Brazilian Steakhouse - Southwest Houston Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

noise

Moderate

83% would recommend it to a friend

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fit for foodies (9)
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notable wine list (8)
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kid-friendly (5)
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vibrant bar scene (1)
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food4
ambience3
service3
value1

Not the same as past experiences.

Dined on April 14, 2016

I have been to multiple Brazilian Steakhouses around the country. I was hoping for the same. This just was not it. The menu and foods were the same, but this place was set up more as a "romantic" or "business" meal place. Other places I have been to were more casual. I really felt out of place being in jeans and a t-shirt.

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Satisfied Customer in LOVE w/this place

Dined on April 10, 2016

Great food and service. Could of eaten more. And the creme Brule is 2 die for.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Awesome

Dined on March 16, 2016

Great hidden find in Houston. Better that those other steak places. Priced right and excellent personalized service.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
food5
ambience4
service5
value3

Lots of Great Food

vip
Dined on March 13, 2016

If you love to eat meat, you will love it here. The food is great and everyone is very attentive to your needs.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Customer

Dined on March 5, 2016

Excellent service and food. Will recommend you to others.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service3
value4

Delish! But busy

Dined on February 21, 2016

We celebrated a birthday - and with a group of 6, made a reservation ahead of time. Unfortunately, when we arrived, our table was not ready, and we waited for a bit. The staff was very nice and kept us posted on the wait and when we would be able to be seated. Given the nature of this restaurant - you eat until you can eat no more of the fabulous food....its understandable that tables to accommodate larger parties take a bit longer. As always, the food is amazing! Its starting to get tougher to get a table - our little hidden gem is starting to get noticed!

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Well seasoned meat

Dined on February 20, 2016

Great service and even the manager stopped by our table to make sure we were well taken care of. Great food. The salad bar is amazing, but don't fill up there. All of the meat on skewers coming around is perfectly cooked. I loved the option of picking the level of cooking for my meats. Dessert was great as well.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
food4
ambience4
service5

Very delicious. Our main waiter was amaz ...

Dined on February 15, 2016

Very delicious. Our main waiter was amazing and very nice. They tell you exactly what to do if you've never been before. Had a blast. The price was kind of ridiculous though. Went for Valentine's Day and didn't order any drinks and the bill came out to be around 163 bucks with only My girlfriend and I. Still a good place though but not an every week thing....yet.

food5
ambience4
service4
value4

Excellent Brazilian Steakhouse

Dined on February 14, 2016

Food was well prepared and tasted great! Filet mignon melted in your mouth.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Everything was wonderful & the staff is ...

Dined on February 14, 2016

Everything was wonderful & the staff is very nice. It was our first time & we will be back.

Tags: great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find
food4
ambience3
service4
value3

We like compared to other Brazilian restaurants

Dined on February 14, 2016

My husband and I have been here about 3 other times plus the night before Valentine's this year. We enjoyed the food and service as usual. We will be back.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
food4
ambience5
service5
value4

Good food and ambiance

Dined on February 14, 2016

The salad bar is delish! I had to remember to save room for the actual meat! Some of the beef meats were a little on the salty side, but still tender. I have had the creme' brulee for dessert each time and it is the best I have tasted. Definitely recommend for a night out.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

This was a great experience. Not as good ...

Dined on February 14, 2016

This was a great experience. Not as good as the Brazilian restaurant I ate at in Miami called "The Knife", but great in its own right. Spent the night here with a special lady and even though they didn't offer a military discount, they gave my lady a free birthday dessert and the plate was decorated better than any other place I've ever been. It was a total surprise. Made her day even better.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Excellent Service!!!!

Dined on February 7, 2016

This was my 2nd visit. I love this place. Awesome staff and management. Service was great!!! I will definitely eat here again!!!

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Real..

Dined on January 3, 2016

Tradicao presents quality service on PURPOSE. I witness this service with each individual who attended my table. The food is wonderful. What a Diamond.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food3
ambience4
service4
value2

New Experience

Dined on January 2, 2016

Felt rushed, pork was dry, but filet and bottom sirloin was very good. First visit so no explanation of the process, but we figured it out. Expensive. Different, would recommend as a onetime experience, won't go back. Can get great filet for less elsewhere.

food5
ambience5
service5

Great food and great service

vip
Dined on January 1, 2016

Great food and great service

food5
ambience4
service4
value4

New Years Eve feast!

Dined on January 1, 2016

We went on New Years Eve, they were packed. Even though I had a reservation, it was a good 20 minutes before we were seated. The food was great as always, but slow coming out of the kitchen. Select meats were hard to get to come by the table. Overall it was a good experience.

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Each time I love it more!

Dined on December 29, 2015

The staff, food, and ambience are always fantastic. I love how every indivudual server is so kind and friendly. The manager walks around to make sure everything is up to your standards, and the food is always amazing. If you are looking for a particular meat, you just ask them for it and they'll bring it. The salad bar is also great. Will definitely be back, this place is great for special events, or if you and your significant other just want to have a filling, delicious meal.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great food and beverage.

Dined on December 26, 2015

It is by far one of the best places to eat in the Houston area. I will recommend them to everyone. Great!!!!

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

The service was great and that helped wi ...

Dined on December 26, 2015

The service was great and that helped with keeping our Christmas dinner memora

food5
ambience5
service4
value4

Christmas dinner 2015

Dined on December 26, 2015

The food was excellent. The meat service was just short of great. I say this because I had to specifically ask for the scallops, they did not seem to be in the rotation of meats. A couple of other minor nits to pick. Everyone at our table got their drink orders fairly quickly, except me. I had to make a second request, nothing exotic, just ice tea. Oddly, the same thing happened on a previous visit. The other complaint was we had to wait a long time to get our check, in fact it took two requests. The restaurant was only moderately busy so there was really no excuse.

Tags: special occasion
food1
ambience3
service1
value1

Try Another Brazilian Steakhouse..................

Dined on December 25, 2015

The service was poor, the food was poor, and with so many other Brazilian Steakhouses to choose from, I would choose one of them!

food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Fabulous

Dined on December 25, 2015

The food is fantastic, cooked and seasoned perfectly. The service is top notch. It has a lovely, peaceful atmosphere as well. We drive an hour for this restaurant because it is worth it for a wonderful special occasion event.

Tags: special occasion
food4
ambience5
service5
value3

HOLIDAY CELEBRATION!

Dined on December 17, 2015

I always to go to Tradico at Christmas time. The food is always excellant and the rooms are so warmly decorated for the holiday, it puts you right in the spirit of Christmas.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Another great team meal

Dined on December 16, 2015

I took my team of 10 for a Holiday lunch and as always the experience was great. Even slammed as they were, we received great service and excellent quality. Phooey de Chao I say, this place is the best!

Tags: good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
food4
ambience5
service4

An overall great experience!

Dined on December 13, 2015

Everything about the restaurant was great! I called ahead of time asking if we could bring an outside cake and the person who answered the phone was very pleasant and helpful! The host was quick and attentive. I doubt he was just a host though because he later came to our table to ask how everything was. The restaurant had a great atmosphere and the food was delicious! I took off a star for food because I just didn't like the way the lamb was seasoned. It had a really strong herbal smell and taste that was not pleasant smelling or tasting. The texture was great though! I would have loved to eat it with a different seasoning. I took off a star for service because we were bombarded with servers trying to give us meat when our cards were red side up. The servers were very rushed and very pushy about giving meat. Overall I would definitely return!

Tags: great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service5

The service and the quality if the food ...

Dined on December 6, 2015

The service and the quality if the food were excellent. They also had an extensive wine list.

food5
ambience2
service5

Wasteful

Dined on November 26, 2015

My Dad who is a senior citizen had a few pieces of meat on his plate that he had already eaten off of and wanted to take it back to the retirement home to dabble on later as he was full and they would not allow him. They said if they allowed this then people would fill up a plate and then want it to go. I am sure that could happen but I also think that in some cases they should make exceptions. My Dad said he would never return there again - that their focus is to prevent greedy people from taking home a full or second plate by throwing it away. Also, for special occasions I think they should include dessert.

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience4
service5

We went for Thanksgiving dinner. The se ...

Dined on November 26, 2015

We went for Thanksgiving dinner. The service was superb. The waitstaff brought out everything we requested and once learning our favorites made sure we had them all. The food was wonderful and considering the four of us had different requests-- rare to medium well we were all happy. Even the birthday dessert for my son was presented wonderfully.

food5
ambience5
service5

My family and I which includes three hun ...

Dined on November 26, 2015

My family and I which includes three hungry sons completely enjoy this restaurant. My sons adore the variety of unlimited meat. I enjoy the salad bar with the salmon. This restaurant includes everything for the vegan, pescatarian and of course the meat eater. The service is fabulous.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups
food5
ambience3
service5

Holiday dinner

Dined on November 26, 2015

This was third time we've had a holiday dinner (Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc.) at Tradicao and we have always enjoyed it. Great service and they are very accommodating for our children's experience. A great way to have a great holiday meal without all the effort.

food5
ambience5
service5

I always love this place. Be sure to com ...

vip
Dined on November 22, 2015

I always love this place. Be sure to come hungry. The filet and the pork ribs are incredible

food5
ambience5
service5

Great food for folks who like meats.

Dined on October 23, 2015

Great Brazilian meats served hot from the grill. Nice salad bar for people who prefer a leaner fair. I like the shrimp and the salmon. Good desert options for people who have a sweet tooth. Great for group events and parties.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food1
ambience1
service2

Had heard good things about this place, ...

vip
Dined on October 17, 2015

Had heard good things about this place, but sadly they were all wrong. Started with advertising on their website that they were serving a lobster tail with their higher priced meal option only to be told when we got there that they were in fact NOT serving lobster. Hostess said she didn't know why they had that on their. Being our first time dining here we did not totally understand the concept. It was not explained well. Salad and side bar was pitiful. I've seen better at Golden Corral. Meat wasn't much better, tough, lacking in taste. The only good item was the shrimp, it was tasty. We were greatly disappointed and will not be returning. Way too many good places to eat at to eat price.

food5
ambience5
service5

Anniversary

Dined on October 10, 2015

High class dining but not overwhelmingly expensive. Awesome food & outstanding service!

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5

First date

Dined on October 4, 2015

Tradicao was a wonderful place for my first date. The ambiance was wonderful, and the servers were very attentive. I will definitely come back for another meal.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5

1st time trying....

Dined on September 26, 2015

I must say that I was reluctant to try this restaurant because it was Brazilian. I am so happy that I was talked into trying something different. It was an amazing experience from the salad bar to the 15 choices of meats provided. Great ambiance, definitely was a pleasurable experience. Will go back again!

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5

Excellent restaurant, personable service.

vip
Dined on September 17, 2015

The best Brazillian steakhouse. Better than Fogo, Texas de Braxil, wtc.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

We chose Tradicao for our wedding annive ...

Dined on September 17, 2015

We chose Tradicao for our wedding anniversary. The restaurant and staff were amazing. I fell in love with the lamb chops. We will definitely eat here again.

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list

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