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645 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN (Downtown)
612-338-1344
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Ranked #10 of 1,604 Restaurants in Minneapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $48 - $48
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Brazilian, South American, Steakhouse
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 7th St. S
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Spring Valley, Minnesota, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Our party of four dined on a Thursday night at about 9:00 pm, although we did not have reservations we were accommodated nicely. Our waitress explained the dining procedure and we settled in for a terrific dining experience. The salad bar was fabulous, but don't over do as you will next experience some of the finest meat you have ever... More 

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Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

More than just great meat! Bustling atmosphere, our server Sarah was delightful and very helpful explaining the process! Excellent salad bar, don't skip the frsh rolls served at the table, or the bananas! When you go "green" be prepared, the meat will appear in plenty! Servers were efficient and pleasant! Excellent place for group fun however it does get loud.... More 

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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84 reviews 84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is the 3rd branch of Fogo de Chao that I am visiting and they all have an outstanding level of food, service and quality. Every time I go there, it's a feast for the mouth, nose and eyes. But it's expensive. for someone who can get full from a $25 steak, paying around $70 for a meal is not... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The food was good, but nothing to brag about. If all you can eat buffets are your thing then this is the place for you. But if you want a great steak then head elsewhere.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Everyone has to try Fogo De Chao at least once in their lifetime. It's a fun environment, the food is great (although a little salty) and different than your typical sit-down. It's great for occasions or with groups. The salad bar is interesting and has a vast variety of things like (tabouli, mushrooms, hearts of Palm, Cesar salad, fresh raw... More 

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South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Very fun dining experience with an awesome salad bar and the meat they serve is very good. We liked everything.

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We dined at Fogo de Chao on New Year's Eve. The food was very good and the atmosphere was very nice. I enjoyed the different cuts of meat, did not think it was all very tender though. Some of the beef was a bit tough. I would have expected a little different from this restaurant. But over all we enjoyed... More 

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Blaine, Minnesota
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92 reviews 92 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Overall, this is a very nice restaurant and provides a unique experience in the Twin Cities to enjoy a Brazilian-style steakhouse. The salad bar is very good, but I've had better. Also, you don't want to fill up on that because you want to save room for the meat. The meat, though, I would rate only as 'good' and was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was my first time eating at a Brazilian steakhouse, it was fantastic! From what everyone said, it was typical Brazilian steakhouse style. The salad bar was heavenly with tons of freshly made cheese, and different vegetables. Then the Gaucho came by with the skewers of meat cooked to perfection. The waitstaff was extremely attentive. The atmosphere, food, and service... More 

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Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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188 reviews 188 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Went to Fogo for our annual birthday lunch celebration. My son and I have birthdays within 2 weeks of each other and have gone to Fogo every year since 2008. The service this time was not as we have been spoiled with in the past. We had to ask to have meat selections brought to our table on a number... More 

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Additional Information about Fogo de Chao

Address: 645 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN
Phone Number: 612-338-1344
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Minneapolis>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 48 - 48
Cuisine: Brazilian, South American, Steakhouse

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