About Barcelos Restaurant:
Barcelos is a popular original steak and seafood restaurant based in Wasaga Beach, Ontario. It is a steakhouse that is known for its steaks and chops, but you can also find several other food options like seafood and BBQ.
In addition to their well-known steaks and range of flavours offered, they are also known for their full-bar drinks options, pleasant and quiet atmosphere, and intimate ambience. You can also find a unique touch in the way they serve food. For example, the steak is served on the hot rock, as it still cooks after it is served to table.
The food is also served with a variety of dipping sauces, like BBQ, Peri Peri, and few more. In addition to their steaks, you can also choose from a diverse menu, and can also enjoy live entertainment on most of the weekdays. Some other popular food options include custom filled seafood platter, oyster Rockefeller appetisers, pig roast, Paella, and Caesar salad.
You can also enjoy several unique deals each day of the week. For example, Wine Down Wednesday offers a bottle of wine, two steaks with potato and vegetables, for only $65.
With a well-decorated interior, warm ambience, quick service, friendly staff, and excellent food, the restaurant offers you great and intimate dining experience. They also have a full bar with a nice selection of wine and other drinks.
- With generous indoor and outdoor seating options, that includes 80 seat patio, the restaurant feels less crowded and quiet, making a great option for couples.
- Good option for groups and parties.
- Most reviews on different sites praised their quick service.
- Friendly staff including owner/chef who keeps checking about the customer's needs, experience, and feedback to make it a perfect night for the diners.
- Not a kid-friendly place.
- Some customers rated it as an expensive restaurant on review sites.
- They are closed on every Tuesday.
- Only opens for dinner (no lunch or brunch).
Founded almost ten years ago, Barcelos is owned by the chef, Nelison, who is a well-known cook for his signature dishes and unique flavours among the local community. The fact that the owner also responds to the feedback from customers on review websites reflects that they put an effort to make sure their customers remain satisfied and their concerns answered.
Barcelos is ranked as the 7th best Wasaga Beach restaurant on TripAdvisor based on customer reviews out of 49 restaurants in Wasaga Beach. The restaurant also won a certificate of excellence award for 2015, 2016, and 2018.
Simply put, the place is rated as one of the best in Wasaga Beach for steaks and makes for a high-end option, so a little pricey.