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“We didn't eat all day in preparation and boy, was it worth it!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Fogo de Chao

Fogo de Chao
836 First Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139
+1 305-672-0011
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Ranked #40 of 858 Restaurants in Miami Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $45 - $45
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Brazilian, Pizza, Barbecue, South American
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Exeter, New Hampshire
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14 reviews
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“We didn't eat all day in preparation and boy, was it worth it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We have enjoyed Fogo de Chao's in Philly, Atlanta and now Miami Beach and they are a consistently GREAT experience!

Visited April 2014
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Miami, Florida
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89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“not the best Fogo the Chao”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We went for a lunch in a week day, the restaurant was not too busy, the decor is nice and have a good atmosphere, they offer a paid valet parking service or if you are lucky there is street parking available. The salad bar selection was poor, the rice almost inedible but after let the staff know they change it and serve us a better one. The meats are OK but nothing like other Fogo de Chao we visited (Dallas, Washington DC etc). The service was excellent, everybody was very nice, professional and handle a very good customer service, when we complained about the rice they serve us a fresh one and offer us free desserts to compensate the situation.
In brief, superb customer service but just OK food. In this area Texas do Brazil offers a better buffet and meats for similar prices.
PS: the ladies room was not well keep... all the bathrooms were dirty.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Miami Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Meat, meat and more meat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Love the history of this style of eating and if you ask the staff about it, they will be glad to expalin it to you. Make sure you don't fill up on the fantastic salad bar or you won't have room for all of the different kinds of meat and fixings that come along!

Visited May 2013
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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Dining at the Best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Always my favorite place. The Manager (Leandro) does a great job with the service. Kudos to the Miami team.

Visited April 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“It's Fogo de Chao!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Great meat!... if you know Fogo de Chao you know they have restaurants in different cities of Brasil and USA and all of them are great!

Visited January 2014
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