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Fogo de Chao

661 N Lasalle Blvd, Chicago, IL 60610-3722
312 -932-9330
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Ranked #39 of 8,293 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $51 - $51
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Brazilian, South American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, 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
Cross street: W Erie St
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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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

First of all the service was impeccable, the waiters did not even let us pull our own chair to seat. Amazing. The venue was outstanding, both atmosphere and organization of the tables. Then the food was off the chart, starting from a salad bar that is almost worth the price just by itself. Beyond that, the meat was top notch.... More

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East Lansing, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

You will never leave hungry. I am full for days. The highlight of the experience was the service. Great wait staff and will definitely take care of you and feed you a lot! Garlic beef was my favorite and great salad bar.

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Chicago
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great Salad Bar, and then the revolving skewers of meat cooked to your liking. The parmesan crusted pork is divine. Pricey, but a much better deal at lunch. Not as crowded as it used to be.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My boyfriend did the choice and was the best thing he did for my bday. He pick the perfect place to have a romantic dinner and the best meat. Now this is my favorite dinner place. Thank you all the staff for make my b day a fantastic day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Ive been to a few Brazilian Steakhouses before, while the food at most of them is good and bountiful, I was very pleased with Fogo de Chao. The salad bar was very clean and well attended, the atomosphere and ambience was better than some of the other Brazilian places in Chicago. The team serving effort was something that I had... More

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Billings, Montana
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great salad bar, many very fresh selections. All of the meats were excellent and were perfectly prepared. Very tasty desserts as well. Nice wine list - several of my favorites. I did miss the grilled pineapple that one of the other chains have though.

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Hiawatha, Kansas
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was our first trip to the Fogo's in Chicago. We have been to other Fogo De Chao's so knew what to expect. We arrived a bit early for our reservations on Saturday evening of Labor Day weekend, and were pleasantly surprised to be seated right away. The atmosphere was very nice, but perhaps a little close quarters with other... More

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Alma, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Worth every penny!!!! The best service I have ever had in my life and the most amazing food. I am not a meat eater and I still ate lots of food and had a great time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

All of the details are perfect. Impeccable atmosphere, flawless service and of course unforgettable cuisine. Love the salad bar selection and wide variety of meats! Definitely go!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

If you love meat then this place is a must, second time I have been here this year. You start your pallet with a buffet salad bar....then the meat feast begins! There are 16 different meats, including chicken, pork, lamb, various beef cuts and cutlets, you control your meat input by usung the traffic light RED and GREEN card. They... More

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