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) #22 of 253 Restaurants in Palo Alto €€€€ Steakhouse, , Latin
529 Alma St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1602
+1 650-327-1323
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Brazilian, Latin
529 Alma St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1602
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Went here for my 50th birthday and my first Brazilian Steakhouse experience. Like others have said, the salad bar if you call it that is fantastic. The meat ranged from excellent to fair if even fair. The hard part is the slow service time with...More

Thank Ty L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time at this restaurant! The Rodizio allows you to sample all sorts of meats but make sure you are very hungry for this! This includes the side bar which is a long spread of all sorts of different side items - I made the...More

1  Thank TLCMER
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Meat is not the best quality and take a long time to be served- would not come back. It takes a long time to get the food and unless you add sauces it does not taste good

Thank wasrco
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Great place with an all you can eat concept but still very stylish. That's a rate combination, in my experience. Maybe because it is not cheap. Considering the freshness, the variety, the Quality, et cetera, the prices are fair. Very good value. An interesting place...More

Thank Lars H
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I recently enjoyed dinner at Pampas with some work colleagues. We tried every meat on the list except the chicken hearts, which was never offered. My favorite was the well-seasoned NY strip -- incredible! All of the options were fantastic, including the chocolate cake dessert....More

Thank JulesinAtl
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Definitely a good place to go when you just have a meat craving. Cannot go wrong with any of the meats they have, along with the grilled pineapple. Salad bar is really good as well. Decent drink menu. Located next to a parking garage.

Thank John H
Reviewed 30 March 2017

i should start this review with a special mention for the fresh cheese bread served as you sit .. it was quite addictive ! .. the salad bar is a delight with almost everything that you can think of .. the stuffed tomato dish with...More

Thank gauravs09
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I've been to this place at least 10 times and I've always ordered the Rodizio. I think it's definitely worth it (never been disappointed.) Just keep in mind that chicken hearts take a little bit of time to be prepared. I do recommend trying the...More

Thank Aram A
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I have visited Pampas several times the last 12 years and I can say the standards remain the same: For the quality of the meats and the quality of the service, the salads, the wine everything... Pampas is a Brazilian Restaurant that serves a large...More

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Amazing Brazilian joint place next to University Ave that offers an all you can eat food experience. There is a salad bar with tons of options and then you just sit down and enjoy the rounds of meat that come by you. Make sure you...More

Thank Hellanodikai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Latin
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Television, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 529 Alma St, Palo Alto, CA 94301-1602
    (University Ave)
  • Public Transportation: The Palo Alto Caltrain stop is directly across the street.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Palo Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 650-327-1323
  • E-mail
In the heart of downtown Palo Alto, fine dining meets entertainment and extravagance, and authentic Brazilian cuisine is served with contemporary style. Amidst this ambiance, you'll feel at home whether you're having an impromptu gathering, romantic rendezvous, family dinner, or business function. Let Pampas infuse the spirit of Brazil into your evening!
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