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3008 Finley Rd., Downers Grove, IL
(630) 324-6002
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Ranked #1 of 147 Restaurants in Downers Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue 11:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Butterfield
Description: Chama Gaucha invites you to come and have a taste of southern Brazil… Featuring 14 different cuts of meat from lamb, chicken, pork and beef served to you table side upon your request. Also offering an exquisite salad bar with over 30 items, from fresh vegetables, to house made salads, and gourmet cheeses. Along with your meal are traditional Brazilian side dishes. Our famous Brazilian cheese bread, garlic mash pototoes, fried banana, fried polenta, white rice, and black beans. All served to your hearts content. Come visit us and have a taste of southern Brazil!
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English first
Lockport, Illinois
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

The meats and poultry , lamb was out of this world delicious! The salad was so good, but you didn't want to fill up on it. Definitely will go again. Only down side, the waiters run around like Chihuahua's ! They made you a little nervous. You have to try not to eat fast and stay awhile to enjoy all... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Service was great! You won't see any waiter standing doing nothing anytime. Plates are changes right away and water is refill in no time. Some meat servers even remember my husband's prefer cuts and always came by and ask if he want more. We are very happy with their service. Meat is good and the salad bar has lots of... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This restaurant is by far, top notch.The staff members are truly fantastic, The food is absolutely fantastic.They have free valet service .Please make reservations early. They have this fantastic salad bar, smoked salmon, etc.

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Batavia, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Simply amazing service! While the food has its moments of greatness and just okay.. The service ALWAYS steals the show! I love this place on any day and it is always a pleasure to visit. :)

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We celebrated my son's christening dinner here last Sunday, Oct 5th, and could not have asked for more. Not much else to say about the food...it's great. A lot to choose from and unlimited tasty meat. Service was top notch, could not have asked for anything better. Everyone that celebrated had a great time. I totally recommend Chama Gaucha for... More

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Hinsdale, Illinois
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Nicely appointed open space, with a prominent salad bar greets you at the front door. We were promptly seated, instructed on how the dining room functions and given a menu which is really just a explanation of the meat offerings. However, no where was the price per person noted for the feast we were about to enjoy. The salad bar... More

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Came in for my sons graduation,12 people and a lot of assorted meats. It was tops and so was the salad bar, great service capped this celebration to make it highly enjoyable . Every person had no negatives and would go back. Dats bang for yer buck!

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Northern California
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201 reviews 201 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

From the moment you walk in the door of this beautiful restaurant you'll experience a treat for the senses. The salad bar is very unique with many, many interesting and delicious choices such as fresh asparagus, artichoke hearts, creamy mozzarella balls and an amazing chicken salad. The staff is very cordial and helpful, truly delightful in explaining how the meat... More

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Paraiso, null, Puerto Rico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

By far the best Brazilian Steak House in USA! I have dine here a least three times for lunch and two for dinner and I still want to keep on coming back to Chama Gaucha. Service, ambience, drinks, food and my favorite the salad bar are the best.

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Chicago Suburbs
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We went to Chama Guacha for my birthday on a weeknight and overall had a very nice experience. When we said it was our first time, we got a full explanation of how the meat service worked. However, at no point were we told what the cost of the meal would be, nor was it written down anywhere. If I... More

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Additional Information about Chama Gaucha

Address: 3008 Finley Rd., Downers Grove, IL
Phone Number: (630) 324-6002
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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