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Fogo de Chao

1101 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004 (Downtown / Chinatown)
202-347-4668
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Ranked #12 of 2,646 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $51 - $51
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Brazilian, South American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
Cross street: 11th St NW
Description: Fogo de ChaoR (fo-go dee shoun), is an authentic Southern Brazilian steakhouse. In 1979, FogoR began sharing the gaucho way of preparing meat in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Today, our gaucho chefs still expertly grill each of our 16 cuts of meat and offer you continuous tableside service. We invite you to enjoy the delicious preparations of our gaucho chefs along with our gourmet salad bar, authentic Brazilian side dishes, and award-winning wine list.
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Belleville, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

this was the best restaurant I have ever been too. the service was incredible and the food was out of this world. There is nothing negative to say.

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New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

This place is great. The only competition is platforma in NYC. The waiters are cute and they bring u fries

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Oslo, Norway
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236 reviews 236 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

You start with a very good salad bar. But if you're there for the meat don't be too tempted. Then you turn the signal from red to green and you receive an endless selection of meat, chicken and pork meats. My preferred is the tenderloin plain or wrapped with bacon. Turn the signal to red from time to time or... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

I have been to other brazilian churrasquerias and this one is definitely one of the best. If you are a steak person, like myself, this is heaven on earth!! all the meats you can think of are served here and they just keep it coming! If you plan to dine here make A LOT of space for all the awesomeness!!... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Excellent food, meat was very well cooked and very tender. Service was excellent, very attentive and the manager of the restaurant even came over a couple of times to ask how our food was, great experience.

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Austin, Arkansas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

First visit here was in 2012, and liked it so much, decided to drag two other guys int here with me this time. Prompt seating, attentive staff. The salad bar is HUMONGOUS and full of very tasty treats. It is almost overload really....but is PERFECT if you have a vegetarian among your group! The gaucho's are the stars of the... More

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Cascais, Portugal
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Not high quality meat just a lot of it. The salads were ok. In a country known for good meat something is wrong with this place. You go there if starving but not for a ´´gourmet `` dinner. The dessert was nothing to write home about. We were unimpressed.

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Brussels
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Fogo de Cho was a restaurant that everyone been to DC said I had to go. So I did. Nice setting, lovely place. It is the first and only place I know off you can order a cocktail where sugar is replaced by a sweetener. The waiter explained what I had to expect. First starters coming from the buffet and... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

When you come to Fogo de Chao, you BETTER come with an appetite! My wife and I had a fantastic dinner there. We arrived a half hour earlier than expected, but the hostess smiled and politely found my wife and I a great table location. The staff was friendly and attentive to our needs. The drinks were perfect. The buffet... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If restaurants of a higher quality with the same Brazilian dining concept are cheaper in Central London then you know something is wrong! The salad bar was limited (I know not the main reason you would go tho this kind of restaurant but still worth mentioning) The meat was good and there is lots of it but the quality is... More

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