Barry, VT Member "Spartan," organized a VT Meeting for Laura, "hayward68" at Samba's and that is how I discovered it.
The restaurant is in a free standing building at the entrance of a shopping mall. (The most charming aspect of this mall was the gaggle of geese that had crossed the road from the lagoon to wander around landscaped areas of the mall. I took several photos and the brave birds actually walked up to me for a closer look. Unfortuanately my camera had no film and all those photos were lost. Later, after loading in the film and returning, the geese had gone back home.)
Samba's had an enclosed patio as well as a large dining room which easily accommodated our group. Service was very good and the myriad of salad, meat and side dishes had something to please everyone.
Jenn, "jenn_d" can always be counted on to liven up any gathering, but Laura, "hayward68" and our newer member "Evadahling" proved to be just as entertaining. So, besides a delicious meal we had a wonderful time.
Also attending, Stephanie, Gerry, Spartan, lauriejeanne, Ed_G, oldmonk_92129, Eva's friend Mary, Gerry, and the ever charming and popular, Yubert.
Favorite Dish: An all-you-can-eat type buffet. Nice Salad bar and a section of side dishes were fresh and flavorful, but it was the variety of meats brought to the table on skewers by gaucho clad waiters that really topped off the meal.
There are sooo many different types of dishes prepared in so many different ways , that is just too hard to choose just one favorite dish. The prime rib was a favorite among our VT group. The servers bring out long scewers of broiled meats in an unending stream, one right after another.
For those who have smaller appetites, you may choose a single dish or a sampler plate for as low as $6.95. A good size well stocked all you can eat salad bar is available for $9.95. The salad bar is included with the buffet dinner.
The atmosphere can be lively or romantic and subdued depending on the evening and the crowd. To enhance your dining experiance the management has the waiters dressed in the attire of the Brazilian cowboy or "Gaucho".
Open Sunday - Thursday 11am to 9:30pm
Friday & Saturday 11am to 10:30pm
To honor our men in uniform, Military receive a 10% discount with milirary I.D.