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Cleo's Brazilian Steakhouse & Churrascaria

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Brazilian, Steakhouse, Barbecue
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446 San Mateo Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066-4417 (Jenevein Ave)
+1 650-615-9120
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 21:30
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South Porcupine, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for an early dinner. Courteous Waitress. We were surprised at the cost $24.99 for salad bar and $33.99 for salad bar and what they call rodiz (steak/meat). They offered a Brazilian pop and I should have asked about the price which to my surprise was $4. I had three very small slices of steak and couldn't eat them... More 

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Daly City
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I would probably not try this restaurant without a groupon discount. I went on a Thursday evening. It was very crowded. Thought this was a good thing. (everything would be fresher) Meats were good. The selection may have been lacking. The salad bar was alright. There were never enough cheese bread. Service was alright. The "gauchos" kept skipping our table... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

It was a lonely Monday afternoon at this restaurant; it was not busy at all. The tabels weren't full and the salad bar was stocked up except for that wonderful Brazilian cheesy bread. To my surprise they had run out of the bread. I asked the server if they were going to bring out more cheesy bread and I was... More 

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Thank Manuel B
Millbrae, California
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83 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I never really wanted to try this place until Groupon enticed me with their discounts. Didn't realized that Groupon is only good per table maximum of 4 adults. The dinner cost $36 per person that includes their buffet salad and their array of steaks. The meat are salty, dry and almost tasteless. Luckily, they used salt abundantly which helped tasted... More 

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Thank Rowena L
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

So we arrive after getting off a flight with my service dog for my hearing impairment, starving, see restaurant empty... and get told we are not permitted with Dog...I explain she is a service dog and protected by ADA law.. refused. Never going back.....my 5 year old service dog is full trained and has been trained since birth... She goes... More 

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Thank Marlissa G
Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Love this Brazilian buffet and bbq! The sides, salads and hot entrees are a great addition to the tableside service of meats and sausages on skewers, hot off the grill! Prices are competitive compared to the ones in downtown SF, but quality and freshness of the food is excellent! Wait staff is attentive, friendly and accommodating, and drink refills are... More 

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Thank Mike M
Asker, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

Buffet style place with "steak cuts" brought to the table. For some strange reason I could not make the buffet part (everything but the meat) match the meat. It was as if they belonged to two separate places. The meat was less tender than it should and we got a little less attention from the staff than we wished. Still,... More 

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Thank TorKr
Daly City, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

The total cost is cheaper than another Brazilian steakhouse and the quality of the food goes along with that...the salad bar is tired and not as many good things on it and the meat, at times, can taste old. Not worth the price.

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Thank Mary D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

I had visited the restaurant with a couple of friends, most of the served meats were tough with some to an extreme. No hand soap in bathroom, had asked twice two different employees to have replenish, started with the head waiter coming to our table and told us the cost of the food, it sounds like because we were not... More 

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Thank Ibrah
Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2015

Was not impressed by our dinner here. They lost our reservation, although they were able to seat us anyway. The table we were given had a small swarm of ants at it, which were rather casually brushed away by the waiter. The salad bar was uninspired and paled in comparison to what I've seen at competing chains (such as Fogo).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Brazilian, Steakhouse, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 446 San Mateo Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066-4417
    (Jenevein Ave)
  • Public Transportation: Near San Bruno Bart, and San Bruno Caltrain.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Bruno
  • Phone Number: +1 650-615-9120

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