Flames Brazilian Steakhouse, Belmar, NJ: A Restaurant Review

Flames Brazilian Steakhouse
Flames Brazilian Steakhouse
1000 Main Street
Belmar, NJ 07719

Restaurant Highlights

Fare:  Brazilian Steakhouse

Price:  Expensive ----- though reasonable ---- considering for $40 all you can eat filet mignon and ribeye steak.

Food Quality: 3 Stars

Service: 2 1/2 Stars

Ambiance: 3 Stars

Overall Rating: 3 Stars

Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 stars = poor to Four stars = Best in Class

Noise Level:  Moderate - Loud

Dress: Casual

Recommended For: Meat loving diners with hearty appetites who enjoy quality meats in a festive, high energy setting.

Not Recommended For:  Diners with a small or moderate appetite who prefer a low key setting serving small plate dishes.

Liquor: They have a seasonal liquor license. Full-service bar during the summer; BYOB in the off-season beginning November 1 until May.

Restaurant Review

Flames Brazilian Steakhouse brings Newark to the Jersey Shore with it's authentic Brazilian "Churrasco" where different tender cuts meat are brought to you, one at at time by Gauchos in large vertical skewers.

Opened in March, 2018 by owner Wellington Brito and Cordon Bleu Chef Joao Euzebio, Together they have created a sensation for meat loving diners with hearty appetites who come to enjoy an upscale well executed Brazilian "Churrasco" dining experience, with an energetic vibe, Brazilian entertainment, and outstanding service.

Flames Brazilian Steakhouse is a great place to meet up with friends or family to celebrate a special occassion, or just to have a memorable time together.

Chef Joao Euzebio oversees a menu of prime cuts of meat, sausage, and poultry cooked to order with tasty salads, and tasty desserts.

The full rodizio dining experience begins with plate of tasty Brazilian cheese bread, followed by a flip of your token to the green "Go" side, to signal the Gauchos to descend to your table with a wide variety of hot meat hand-carved beef, pork, chicken, turkey and lamb, sliced to your preference. Ready for a pause, flip your token back to the black "Stop" side, loosen your belt, take a deep breath, until your ready to resume the main course, or proceed to order desserts.

On Friday and Saturday evenings, there are live musicians playing a variety of music including, doo wop, oldies, soft rock, and some Brazilian favorites.

The menu at Flames Brazilian Steakhouse also includes a fresh all-you-can-eat salad bar with non-traditional salad items such as; smoked salmon, chick pea salad, marinated mushrooms, artichoke hearts, arugula with mandarin oranges, and more along with some traditional items such as creamy potato salad, mozzarella and tomato salad, potato salad, and crab salad.

They also serve a hot buffet with a variety of hot entrees and side dishes that includes Brazilian black bean stew (feijoada), rice, fried bananas, yucca fries, mashed potatoes, crispy chicken fingers, French fries, and other selections.

The interior is done up with dark earth tone walls, wood flooring, soft lighting, and a bar that accommodates a seasonal liquor license,  lit up with a bright violet background.

Service is friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive.

Flames Brazilian Steakhouse is open seven days/week:

Monday through Friday: 5pm to 10pm

Saturday: 1pm to 10pm & Sunday Dinner: 1pm to 9pm

Menu prices:
Full Rodizio:– $39.99, Gourmet Salad Bar Only $24.99, Kids 0-4 Years old Free, Kids 5-11 Years old $19.99

Reservations are recommended. However, despite having reservations, expect some delay in being seated promptly.

(updated: March, 2019)

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