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Texas de Brazil opens first California location at The Market Place

Texas de Brazil opens its first California location at The Market Place

The Brazilian steakhouse features a bounty of slow-roasted meats that are carved tableside for guests

IRVINE, Calif. (August 30, 2016) – Texas de Brazil, one of the nation’s leading Brazilian churrascarias (steakhouses) has opened its first California location at The Market Place in Irvine. The new 7,600-square-foot restaurant accommodates 220 guests and features an open-view grill in the dining area, a wine wall, patio and a lounge area.

“We’re thrilled to add Texas de Brazil to our ever-growing collection of first-to-market dining and retail concepts here at The Market Place,” said Easther Liu, chief marketing officer for Irvine Company Retail Properties. “Texas de Brazil will be a meat-lover’s dream restaurant.”

The restaurant boasts an endless display of flame-grilled beef, lamb, pork, chicken and Brazilian sausage, slow-roasted and carved by the restaurant’s gauchos at each table, as directed by the guest’s red and green disks. Additionally, the menu features an elaborate salad area, beautifully decorated by large tropical flowers and featuring 50 fresh gourmet items, such as imported cheeses, charcuterie, feijoada (Brazilian stew), roasted vegetables and creamy lobster bisque. To further enhance the dining experience, an extensive award-winning wine list, refreshing Brazilian cocktails and a-la-carte dessert selections are also offered.

“It is with much pride and great pleasure that we open our first California location,” said Evandro Caregnato, culinary director, Texas de Brazil. “We are thrilled for this opportunity and eager to share the traditional art of churrasco with the residents and visitors of Irvine, as well as the entire state of California.”

Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant directly at (949) 209.1500. For more information, please visit

Texas de Brazil in Irvine is open for dinner nightly. The dining prices are $49.99 for a Regular Dinner, which includes the meat service and salad area, and $24.99 for Salad Area Only Dinner (prices exclude beverages and dessert). Children under 2 years old are complimentary; ages 3–5 are $5; and kids 6–12 dine for half-price.

Texas de Brazil is at 13772 Jamboree Road in Irvine, near the Edwards Market Place Stadium 10.

About The Market Place
One of Southern California’s most popular shopping centers, The Market Place is a 165-acre regional lifestyle shopping center known for offering the best-in-class in a variety of retail categories, including electronics, home furnishings and décor, sporting goods and more. Conveniently located off the Santa Ana (5) Freeway, the center straddles the cities of Irvine and Tustin. The Market Place features more than 120 stores and notable restaurants, including Best Buy, Target, Orange County’s largest REI, the country’s largestSee’s Candies, Hopdoddy Burger Bar, Snooze, TAPS Fish Market & Brewery, Taco Rosa, G Burger, Bonefish Grill, Veggie Grill and Mizu Sushi Bar & Grill. For more information, please visit

About Texas de Brazil
Texas de Brazil is an authentic churrascaria, featuring a continuous dining experience that blends together the unique culture of Brazil, with the generous hospitality of Texas. The menu features a vast selection of grilled meats, a 50-item gourmet salad area, an award-winning wine list and a-la-carte dessert selections. Founded in 1998 as a family-owned business, Texas de Brazil now has 49 domestic and international locations. Read more about the art of churrasco cooking in Churrasco: Grilling the Brazilian Way by Evandro Caregnato, Culinary Director, Texas de Brazil which is available at retailers including Barnes & Noble and