Hours: 5 p.m.- 9 p.m Mon.-Thurs.; 5 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Fri.; 3 p.m.-9:30 p.m.; 3 p.m. -8 p.m., Sun.
The name comes from the baggy pants worn by South American gauchos, the cowboys of the pampas, who, incidentally, lent their name to the baggy pants worn by American women in the 1970s. Throughout the cozy dining rooms swathed in white tablecloths, servers known as passadores circulate with large skewers of flesh fresh from the fire. If you’re ready for another hunk of meat, turn your double-sided coaster to the green side. Need a minute to work through the meat, rice, beans and yuca that are piling up on your plate, or the caipirinha or sangria that’s chilling in your glass? Flip the coaster to red.