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Fogo de Chao

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849 East Commerce Street, San Antonio, TX 78205 (River Walk)
+1 210-227-1700
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 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 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Fogo de ChaoR (fo-go dee shoun), is an authentic Southern Brazilian...
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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  • 323
    Excellent
  • 128
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Meat Lover

I have never tasted meat so delicious and tender as the one we had a this restaurant. It was worth the money spent and I highly suggest anyone who loves meat go to this restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
haunani01
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I have never tasted meat so delicious and tender as the one we had a this restaurant. It was worth the money spent and I highly suggest anyone who loves meat go to this restaurant.

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Helotes, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This was one of the best dining experiences, if not THE best dining experience, of my entire life. The service was outstanding, the food was excellent, and the restaurant itself was very clean and organized-basically everything every dining experience should be. I made reservations quick and easy with a phone call and was greeted by a pleasant hostess. When I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

On Friday night, the dining room was so incredibly loud, we had to shout to be heard. Ridiculous. The servers with the meat skewers were very responsive; the sampling of beef, lamb, pork was very tasty; the salad/side buffet was plentiful & had a nice variety. We won't return because of the "experience ruining" noise level.

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We had dinner @ 7:30 on a Friday night so the restaurant was really crowded and bustling with patrons and staff. Even at full capacity the evening flowed well and the wait staff didn't miss a beat. The salad bar was massive with everything from bread and cheese to asparagus, snap peas, smoked salmon, and chicken salad. It was certainly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Really good food, great steak and love the salad bar/anti pasta. Scalloped potatoes wonderful. Great service, wonderful people.

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Cleburne, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I had been to other restaurants like this, though my first time here. I honestly could skip over the many meats and just stay on the salad bar. Fresh cheeses, vegetables, salmon, and a host of many other goodies. I was almost too full for the main course of every type of meat you can imagine. The prime rib was... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This place was very much what I expected with a little more love. After a successful Marriage proposal my New Fiance and I walked into this restaurant and left completely full of food and wonderful service. Our server Daniel was great very attentive and gave us great recommendations for drinks with our meal. I am not a desert person But... More 

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Jewett, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

This was our first time at a Brazilian style restaurant and I have to say it was amazing! You start with a variety from the salad bar, don't eat too mush though....you will want to save room to sample all the meats. If you are on a high protein diet, this is the place to go!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is meat eaters paradise. The meat is served directly from a skewer to your plate and you select the level of cooking so they have all levels on one skewer. The bread was outstanding too. However, note that the restaurant can be extremely loud especially during a convention as large groups are generally there and hearing a conversation at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Dinner starts with and amazing salad bar . Just about anything you could want on a on salad ...you could make a meal of it my itself.... Then they start bringing the different cuts of steak, land chops, ribs and chicken. The food was very good and the service was excellent. .. It was a very different experience worth the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 849 East Commerce Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
    (River Walk)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 210-227-1700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 50
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Doing business

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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