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“wow” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Fogo Gaucho Churrascaria

Fogo Gaucho Churrascaria
Viking House | Off Waiyaki Way, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 (20) 4454439
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Ranked #6 of 315 restaurants in Nairobi
Cuisines: Brazilian, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“wow”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Great ambiance and fantastic food. All you can eat ribs! I love that! I had such a hearty time it was great. The staff was friendly and allowed for my friends and i to have such a comfy fun time. Thanks!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Doha, Qatar
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67 reviews 67 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Meat, meat, meat.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

Laid back atmosphere, very reasonable prices and fantastic cuts of grilled meat. Wash it down with a glass of beer and you have all the ingredients for a guys night out.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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genuinekenya
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Outclasses Carnivore and any meat eating joint without a doubt!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Our family, the company I work for have been to Fogo countless times and we NEVER tire. A large choice of salads to choose from, countless cuts of fresh succulent meat. What more can a carnivore ask for? Topped off by friendly Johnny Zanrosso who makes sure he never forgets his regulars. How many times have we sung "Happy Birthday" at Fogo? How many times have we arrived without a reservation and found a table? Always! That is most endearing. You only have to recommend this restaurant once and the person is hooked. I'm glad that they are growing because they DESERVE it, however with growth something intimate goes and one begins to feel a bit like they are coming through a revolving door...."in and out".. My main concern is the turnover of excellent waiters who have come to know one's favourite cut like the Garlic Beef and the fresh Prawns. Keep your good staff Johnny; they are an asset! Oh and more of the band please :they are very good.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Nairobi, Kenya
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Great place if you want to turn on the meat faucet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Great variety of meat and I found it to be pretty authentic. The salad bar isn't that good, but who goes to a churrascaria for greens?

They also have a really nice grilled pineapple dessert. Great choice for guys night out.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“2nd visit just as good - great service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

We went to Fogo Gaucho Steak House again - 5 months after our first visit. The salad bar, meat offering, grilled pineapple for dessert, and the service was all as good as our first visit last November.

The crocodile was particularly good - tender and moist. The prime rib was the clear winner though - for all 4 of us. Excellent!

Really enjoy this place - and if you come early (before 6), there are a few shops next door which have some nice curios at decent prices.

Come hungry!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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