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Av. Reporter Nestor Moreira, S/N - Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-210, Brazil
21 22797117
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Ranked #93 of 8,774 Restaurants in Rio de Janeiro
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Barbecue, Brazilian, Steakhouse
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I can only compare this to Brazilian Churrascarias I have been to in the USA of which Fogo is present. However I have never tried Fogo there, just some rival chains. TIP: download a map and print it out. Our taxi driver could not find the place even though it is in a fairly distinct area of Botafogo. I liked... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This restaurant is placed on Botafogo beach, and has an amazing view on the bay and the Sugar Loaf. It is a kind of luxury churrascaria, you get excellent meat and food, not overpriced but also not cheap. Dining outside would be a great choice!

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I went to the restaurant with several of my colleagues. The view was very nice, the service was excellent and the food was excellent. This was probably the best churrascaria meal I've had. The staff gave us a card as a reference (in Portuguese and English) for the different cuts of meats we were served. There was also a good... More 

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Orlando
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had dinner at Fogo de Chao near Sugarloaf in Rio on December 29th. We'd eaten at several of them in the United States (Boston, Orlando & Beverly Hills). The food is always delicious and this location is set directly on the water/lake near Sugarloaf. If the weather permits, it would be beautiful to sit outside and enjoy the breathtaking... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

this was a great place to have lunch. i was kind of skepticual due to the fact that is a franchise but wao! it was great! the grilled cheese was awesome! the wine of the wine is also fenomenal even do there are a lot of variety.. the caçasa was also good! servers are very nice and you can just... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

After a frustrated journey to Porcão, my boyfriend and I were afraid of trying other barbecue houses in Rio. But it stopped the minute we arrived at Fogo de Chão - Botafogo. The service was simply perfect, I had to change tables as I am very sensitive to warmth and the temperatures were reaching 42C, and they managed to do... More 

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Monument Valley, Utah
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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

A must go when in Rio de Janeiro!! Brought up with a lot of influences of the Brazilian culture, bbq the meat in a certain way has always been the way to go. The restaurant is big, but very good acoustics! De meat is off course the reason to go. Don't get cough by the salad bar, leave room enough... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Nice food, service and view of Guanabara Bay. The price is fair: a little bit more than R$100,00 in a all-you-can-eat restaurant. .

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Montreal, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

What a great way to begin 2015.An attractive restaurant with the view of the marina and a welcoming staff even if they were very busy.Wine list is extensive but not inexpensive.Salad and appetizer buffet was extensive and delicious.The staff was very attentive to our group and served our table with a professional service.The meat was tasty and as soon as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I have enjoyed Fogo in Brasilia and now in Rio. Always nice experience, really good meat and excellent sallad. It is good to come hungry.

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Additional Information about Fogo de Chao

Address: Av. Reporter Nestor Moreira, S/N - Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-210, Brazil
Phone Number: 21 22797117
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Barbecue, Brazilian, Steakhouse

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