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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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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, 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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    Very good
  • 32
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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
Great steakhouse

Out of all the steakhouses I've been too. Fogo de chao has been one of my favorites!!! It was delicious with great derive and ambience. Would love to go again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Luigi B
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Nashville, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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Nashville, Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Out of all the steakhouses I've been too. Fogo de chao has been one of my favorites!!! It was delicious with great derive and ambience. Would love to go again.

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San Antonio, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

These guys are consistently awesome, there are several Brazilian steak houses scattered around but this one is right up there at the top of the list. The other one has slightly better meats in my opinion but Fogo has the better location, service and sides...

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Long Beach, CA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

I went for my anniversary on a suggestion from a coworker. My husband and I were very disappointed. The meat was mediocre at best. This place is a glorified cafeteria. I could have spent $114 at steakhouse.

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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Fogo de Chao is good for both meat lovers and non alike...the meat options are plentiful and you can always get it cooked to your liking. The salad bar far exceeds your typical salad bar and is a good option if you are not a 'big meat eater'. Kids are FREE which is a great benefit since kids usually don't... More 

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Belem, PA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I have to admit - I'm not very found of meat. But I adore Fogo de Chao. The salat bar is wonderful. For a not very found of beef -person, I have to admit that the different meat they offer, are very good. And not to forget the desserts - try the lava cake (if you have space for more... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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1,031 reviews 1,031 reviews
678 restaurant reviews
366 helpful votes 366 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Went on Mother's Day with reservations we were sat immediately had a round of drinks then the meat came super slow at first but one comment to the waitress and we were game on. Great cuts of beef pass when the pieces get to small as they seem to be more over cooked. Sides are a complete pass but nice... More 

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New York, NY
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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This is an all-you-care-to-eat Brazilian steakhouse chain offering about 10 different kinds of meat (mostly various beef cut preparations) along with an excellent salad bar. Vegetarians have the option of getting the salad bar alone (which also has some meat-containing choices). Staff are very friendly thus contributing to the enjoyable experience. The fresh limeade (extra cost) was excellent. The

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Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We ate here yesterday - just walking around and saw the "Meat" cooking in the window. Have e been to a couple of these Brazillian, Sth American restaurants in Australia, US, and Sth Africa., This one is quite upmarket in fitout and the staff impeccably dressed and courteous to a fault. The salad selections are quite varied and fresh as.... More 

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Vacaville, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

No shortage of tender & tasty grilled meat. 1st time at aBrazilian steak house & it was fun. Everything I tried was good to really good. The sides bar was good too. I recommend. Staff was very attentive. We were there on a weekday solid or have any issues with staff or lack of service. It's nice to try bits... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I was with a group of 4 other women who raved about this restaurant. I loved the buffet and the choices on it. The food was wonderful. Everyone else in my group loved the many choices of meat and raved about the quality. The meat was tender and the flavor was good. It's just not the way I like my... 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: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups

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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