Rodizio Grill® opens flagship location at Pointe Orlando

Orlando, FL – On Friday, January 31, Rodizio Grill®America’s First Brazilian Steakhouse®, opened its flagship location in Orlando. This location marks the brand’s fifth restaurant in Florida.
More than twenty years ago, Brazil native Ivan Utrera opened the first Brazilian Steakhouse in the United States. “Rodizio Grill is my love letter to my homeland of Brazil, as well as everyone who enjoys family, friends and abundant food,” stated Utrera, Founder of Rodizio Grill. “I am beyond excited to bring our concept to the most desirable location in Orlando and be part of the vibrant dining and lifestyle scene. Our unique spirit of fun, adventure and ‘alegria’ (joy) delivers a truly authentic Brazilian dining experience that is not only memorable, but unlike any other.”
Established in 1995, Rodizio Grill was the first Brazilian “churrasco” steakhouse in the United States. Nearly twenty-five years later, the brand remains known for its playful Brazilian spirit, authentic menu offerings and family-friendly atmosphere. The unique concept features rotisserie grilled meat, expertly seasoned and carved tableside by traditionally dressed Gauchos. While the meats are the main attraction, they are complemented with an award-winning gourmet salad bar, marked by original salads, fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, and authentic hot side dishes. Rodizio Grill’s reputation hinges on its unparalleled selection of real, fresh-pressed juices, homemade Brazilian Limeades, signature cocktails and an extensive wine list featuring a variety of Brazilian imported wine and beer. At the end of the meal, guests can enjoy a selection of exclusive, homemade Brazilian desserts. The whole experience comes at a competitive, affordable price so the whole family can celebrate together.
The newest location will become a celebration destination and family favorite for residents and visitors alike. With seating capacity of 500, the restaurant has seven private and semi-private banquet spaces available to host corporate events. Rodizio Grill is now accepting reservations for the Grand Opening weekend. Visit to make a reservation or to learn more.
Rodizio Grill is the latest of additions to Pointe Orlando as it undergoes a $32 million renovation.Hampton Social, Brother Jimmy’s BBQ and Kavas Tacos and Tequila are all slated to open this year.