05 January, 2009

Fiesta Brasilia - The Latest Brazilian Churrascaria in Town

Situated at United Square, one can locate Fiesta Brasilia hidden at the corner on the basement level beside Brauhaus Restaurant & Pub and McDonalds.

Started by one of co-founders of Brazil Churrascaria along Sixth Avenue and his partner, what sets this restaurant apart from the rest of the Brazilian meat buffet outlets is their casual setting and festive atmosphere, although a nice private dining area is also available.

Dinner was kick-started by the Cheese Bread, which was something different and interesting – it had a nice cheesy flavour accompanied by a lovely chewy texture. Only drawback was that it was served cold – perhaps so that one can enjoy the cheesy taste better.

HFB found the Pumpkin Soup to be mild-flavoured, and also thought it was strange it inclined towards saltiness rather than sweet-flavoured, but he truly enjoyed the accompanied Garlic Bread which he thought was crustily delicious.

HFB then proceed for some salads, and cooked items that also included pasta that one can be ordered off the pasta bar.

Voiced your pasta and sauce selection to the chef behind the counter and it will be served right to your table once it is prepared.

While the Cream Sauce Pasta was nothing memorable, the Tomato-based version came al dente and the sauce was surprisingly not too bad amidst the lacked of ingredients.

The first item off from the Passadors, or meat-wielding waiters in Portuguese, was the Snow Fish.

The snow fish has a nice firm texture and HFB readily indulged in the nicely charred exterior. However, one had to be careful while eating it as it contains bones within.

The Roast Chicken was a joy to behold – the meat was succulent and the crispy layer of skin was something to die for – this is a MUST TRY!
The Tenderloin wrapped with Bacon though could be better executed – the meat was slightly tough – similar to my experience with Vibe.

The Roast Lamb though was something out of the ordinary with a hint of peppermint flavour, although one may find it slightly gamy.

HFB was pretty impressed by the Rump Steak; known to shrivelled when roasted or grilled, it was surprisingly juicy despite it’s lacked of fats.

A few tiny shaves of Honey Roasted Ham revealed a nicely roasted exterior and a sweet tasty bite – something comfy from everyone’s favourite ham.

The Baby Beef, which HFB assumed it to be from a baby calf, was just as brilliant – it was scrumptiously moist and tender and HFB would definitely have more of it if it weren’t for the fact that there was still the Topside Beef Steak to go.

Medium rare was the way the topside beef was prepared and the requested thinly sliced beef was deftly carve from the skewer. It was truly a nice piece of meat to savour and HFB definitely didn’t regret one bit to save some space in his tummy for it.

There were a couple of meats to go but one surely could not leave this place without having the Mövenpick Ice Cream and Cheese Platter served at the dessert corner.

And if you are above 18, do also give the Caipirinha, Brazil’s national aperitif a try!

Made with Cachaça, Sugar and Lime – have a few sip and enjoy a festive mood with the passadors who will not hesitate to swap their skewers for some percussion instruments and a douse of samba music.

Fiesta Brasilia is definitely the place for a fun, loud and crazy night out with your peers!

101 Thomson Road
#B1-15 United Square
Singapore 307591

Business Hours
Buffet Lunch (11.30am to 2.30pm)
Monday to Friday
$28.00++ (Adult)
$16.00++ (Child)*
Saturday, Sunday & PH
$30.00++ (Adult)
$18.00++ (Child)*
Buffet Dinner (6pm to 11pm)
Monday to Thursday
$38.00++ (Adult)
$18.00++ (Child)*
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Eve and PH
$40.00++ (Adult)
$18.00++ (Child)*

*Child: Age 5 to 12 years old

Disclaimer: No ratings would be given, as this is an invited taste test. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Deepa and Fiesta Brasilia for their generous hospitality.

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Anonymous said...

Hi,Uncle R. We went there too.

SK and SM

His Food Blog said...

Hello SK and SM!

I hope you girls enjoyed the food there :)

Anonymous said...

u like your Brazilian meat eh? like everytime see you go for churrascaria one. ok la, mayb not everytime, vibe and this. but still a lot. haha.

His Food Blog said...

Haha - I always love my meat but where got everytime churrascaria? Vibe and this is the only two times lor!

Anonymous said...

Great write up and accompanying photos. Makes me want some meat now! Thanks for sharing!

His Food Blog said...

Hi Anne,

Thank you for the accolades.

Hope to see you around more often!

Steve said...

this seems very reasonable for the price. Will try it out and report back. Thanks for the post HFB.

His Food Blog said...

Hey Steve~

Yeah. Let me know what you think. If possible tell me about the meats I have missed out in this post.

I would think that the other readers would love to find out.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for yr recommendations and well-taken photos...very helpful. My sons are looking for a "meat fix" and it looks like this is it! Will try soon. Thanks again.

His Food Blog said...

Hi JK,

My Pleasure! Let me know what you think when you pay them a visit.


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