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One-Of-A-Kind Finds: Flames Brazilian Steakhouse

Flames Brazilian Steakhouse is a one-of-a-kind find in Belmar, New Jersey. With its authentic rodizio dining experience, Flames serves prime cuts of meat, sausage, and poultry — cooked to order — accompanied by an endless gourmet salad bar and freshly prepared hot entrees and sides.​ Their menu also includes small plates for sharing and housemade desserts.

"My vision for the restaurant is to provide a friendly atmosphere where friends can meet and have a memorable time together, surrounded by happiness and delightful gastronomy," says Wellington Brito, the owner of Flames. "I brought to Flames all I care and believe about Brazilian steakhouse, and I hope our guests feel that connection.”

At Flames in Belmar, your upscale dining experience begins with a plate of melt-in-your-mouth Brazilian cheese bread, served warm from the oven. The tableside Churrasco service includes various cuts of beef, including prime rib, skirt steak, ​​sirloin; Parmesan pork; bacon-wrapped turkey; garlic chicken; chicken wings; sausage; and grilled salmon upon request. Keep the “yes” side of your tabletop token visible for non-stop servings of hot meat hand-carved onto your plate.

An all-you-can-eat rodizio feast at Flames Brazilian Steakhouse.

The fresh all-you-can-eat salad bar at Flames has something to please every palate. Pile your plate with smoked salmon, chick pea salad, marinated mushrooms, cheese and fresh fruit, asparagus spears with bacon, artichoke hearts, oxtails, and more. Other selections include Caesar salad, arugula with mandarin oranges, creamy potato salad, mozzarella and tomato salad, potato salad, and crab salad.

The menu at Flames in Belmar also includes a hot buffet. The variety of hot entrees and side dishes includes Brazilian black bean stew (feijoada), rice, fried bananas, yucca fries, mashed potatoes, crispy chicken fingers, French fries, and other selections. To ensure a safe dining experience during the pandemic, both of the self-service buffets are shielded with plastic barriers. Guests are given disposable gloves to use while making their selections, and capacity is limited around the self-serve areas to minimize contact with other diners.

Flames rodizio restaurant has a full-service bar with an extensive cocktail menu. Whet your whistle with authentic Portuguese sangria (delicious!), as well as Brazil’s signature cocktail, caipirinha (also delicious!), mojitos, martinis, margaritas, and more. (Beverages not included in price of dinner.) Happy hour dining at the bar is available from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and all day Sunday. RELATED: 5 Best Happy Hour Restaurants In Belmar "For the dessert part — I like to say the best part — we offer the must-try papaya cream, passion fruit mousse, Brazilian coconut flan, tres leches cake, and brigadeirao [chocolate flan]," says Brito. Other tempting choices on the dessert menu include banana flambe, chocolate fudge layer cake, tiramisu, and cheesecake. (Desserts and coffee are extra.)

Flames is one restaurant you definitely want to try during your Jersey Shore vacation. We surely recommend this sizzling Belmar Brazilian steakhouse to our summer rental guests. Reservations recommended!

Tres leches cake at Flames Brazilian Steakhouse in Belmar.

Flames Brazilian Steakhouse

1000 Main Street Belmar, NJ 07719 Reservations: 732-681-7680

Flames Belmar, New Jersey, Menu Pricing

Full rodizio dining service: $49.00

Gourmet salad bar only: $29.00

Kids up to age 4: Free Kids age 5 to 11: $25.00

Happy hour: Monday to Friday, 3:00 to 7:00 p.m., half-price appetizers and $5.00 cocktails and house wine.

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