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Tucanos Brazilian Grill

) #17 of 367 Restaurants in Newport News €€ - €€€ , South American, Gluten Free Options
11820 Fountain Way, Newport News, VA 23606-4478
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“skewers” (35 reviews)
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
Brazilian, South American, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
11820 Fountain Way, Newport News, VA 23606-4478
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11 - 20 of 251 reviews

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner !!! The staff was great and very experienced. They were fast and well spoken concerning the food and the area. The interiors of the restaurant were fabulous. The bathrooms were clean and large.

Thank jerry t
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Every time I visit my daughter in VA we ALWAYS go to Tucanos one evening. It is $22.95 per person to have the full experience of enjoying the buffet of soups, salads, potatoes, breads, and more, as well as the multiple choices of meat brought...More

Thank arizona69
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is the first time I have experienced this concept. I enjoyed it, but am not in a hurry to return. To begin with, diners help themselves to a salad bar enhanced with some hot pasta and potato dishes. Then waiters circulate from table to...More

Thank Mary1675
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

1st time at a Brazilian grill, the experience was great. Staff was friendly and curtious. The salad bar was very good and offered a extremely wide variety. The selection of meats were excellent. Try this place you will be glad that you did. I would...More

Thank jimmac16
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

We can't wait to see you again!

Reviewed 12 April 2017

Arrived for a Christmas dinner with my wife and her coworkers and they were ready for us. This is not an "all you can eat" dining experience but you will leave stuffed. Servers were efficient and quick bringing hot skewers of goodness , some dishes...More

Thank Fsouth
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The food was mediocre, the restaurant was very loud, not a salad bar fan. The reason I don't like salad bars is the exact reason I witnessed there. A patron drop a serving spoon on the floor and picked it up and put it back...More

Thank lorrie329
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I have been to Texas de Brazil and experienced the high end of Brazilian food. So this is a real step down from that. Yes it is a lot cheaper but you do not get the thrill of seeing an open pit cooking of the...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

A very extensive salad bar to start with has pretty much everything you could wish for including cold shrimp and hot stroganoff. Then the servers come by with steak (your best choice) pork, chicken, shrimp and fish. All are very well prepared although like authentic...More

Thank 58313Bob
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

We can't wait to see you again!

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Cute little waiters are attentive, offering different selections of meat at you table, beef, chicken, fish etc. The soup , bread, and salad bar is to kill for. Great to celebrate a special occasion or a romantic outing.

Thank trueandlivinggod1
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

We can't wait to celebrate with you again!

Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

If you live in Newport News then you know the majority of restaurants are mediocre at best. So this place was a pleasant surprise when I started going a year ago. Lovely decor and great service. The salad bar is full of variety and frequently...More

Thank Stacy-Ann C
Bonnie S, Public Relations Manager at Tucanos Brazilian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

We can't wait to see you again, Stacy-Ann!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11820 Fountain Way, Newport News, VA 23606-4478
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: 757-597-9500
  • E-mail
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