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849 East Commerce Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
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Ranked #23 of 4,157 Restaurants in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $50
Sun 3:30 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
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, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: River Walk
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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Imperial, MO
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Food was good but the different cuts seems to circulate slowly, I would still go back tomorrow because 80% here is still better than 100% at most places but still not as good as experiences I have had in Chicago, DC, KC, Baltimore and Miami.

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San Antonio, TX
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We drove to the restaurant, valet parking is $8.00 with validation. Parking downtown is very bad so the price is worth it. We sat at the bar and order two drinks for $8.00 each during happy hour. After being seated you can go to the salad bar, the plates are by the food. They then bring the meat. You will... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Meat, meat and more meat, excellent, juicy and abundant. The service is fast and polite. Our waiter was really friendly. The restaurant was packed and table turnover continual but generally it did not bother our dinner. The Salad bar is excellent. Everything was fresh and there was everything you could think of available. This is a fun restaurant for big... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

They have a fantastic service. Just perfect. They have a great selection of meats. I went with my wife to celebrate our anniversary. We received a huge dessert, from the manager. All the staff very friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

All I can say is for the first time eating at a Brazilian steak house, DAMN!! Food and service was out of this world!! Was going to a regular Texas steak house but, chose this one because I had never tried one. The one in Atlanta buck head area is pack at 4pm to get in. I'm really glad I... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This was the first Brazilian Steakhouse weve ever tried and it was a blast. Its an endless parade of meat being brought around by Gouchos. Mine and my boys favorite is the Fraldhina steak, its excellent. They have a very nice salad bar but make room for meat!

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Greenville, MS
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We liked everything, but were guests and didn't see the bill. We had a great salad and then large amounts of delicious meats.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Get the cheese bread and top sirloin! Very nice and juicy. Pricy though, only get what you can afford! People say they get over cooked meat, but it's thier fault!! Say what temperature of the meat you want and they will give it to you!! Get at lunch when it's cheap. Very friendly and made q couple fun friends. Friends... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I tried this place being a lover of brazilian restaurants. Wide selection of meat in all you can eat formula. Excellent also the buffet with a good choice of salade or starters. Wide selection of wines - a bit expensive. Good service. I recommend this place as a good alternative to the eccellent tex mex or texan steakhouse style.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Fogo, and its many imitators, presents a questionably-authentic Brazilian endless parade of roasted meats. Beef, pork, lamb, chicken, sausage: it's all here. And it's quite tasty. Come hungry, and leave your vegan friends behind (although there's a nice salad bar, it probably won't satisfy most vegans, who will have to sit and watch you tear through the endless parade of... More 

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Additional Information about Fogo de Chao

Address: 849 East Commerce Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone Number: 210-227-1700
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:30 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
Average Prices: USD 25 - 50
Cuisine: Brazilian, South American, Steakhouse

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