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“Prepare for a Feast” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Fogo de Chao

Fogo de Chao
645 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN (Downtown)
612-338-1344
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Ranked #7 of 1,584 restaurants in Minneapolis
Price range: $48 - $48
Cuisines: Brazilian, South American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: 7th St. S
Chisholm, Minnesota
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128 reviews 128 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Prepare for a Feast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

This place will test your stomach size! Be prepared to spend a couple hours and partake in some feasting. Have a couple bottles of wine and take your time. I recommend staying away from the salad bar and saving yourself for the MEAT! This is a great place to go with a group of friends! have a blast at FOGO!

Visited December 2012
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Thief River Falls, Minnesota
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Meet for Meat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The quality of the food is high, the experience is unique, the setting is very nice. The one-price aspect of this particular concept favors the big eaters. Don't go for if you're just looking for a snack, in fact, it may be best to skip lunch.

Visited February 2013
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Superior, Wisconsin
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
“Excellent meal and atmosphere!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

What a fun experience! I will start by saying the salad bar is nothing short of amazing! Fresh salad greens and the ability to concoct a variety of different salads. My personal favorite was a variation of caprese with fresh mozzerella balls and tomoato slices with balsamic vinegar, oil over salad greens! YUMMY! Once you flip the disc, the meat just pours in. The staff is pretty attentive, but they were swamped. Great atmosphere, amazing Caprihinis. Would recommend and re visit!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bismarck ND
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“GREAT.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Nothing bad to say, food was amazing. Only thing is make sure your very hungry and take your time! you pay alot so you wanna get your money worth...Def. would say give it a shot and enjoy! Make sure you do reservations or youll never get in.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Minnesota
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Place for the meat eaters who like their meat "juicy"”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

The staff was very helpful, being it was our first time at the restaurant. The salad bar was nice, but I was expecting a little bit more. The meats that i had were good, I like my steaks well done and I hardly got any red meats close to my liking. I did, however fall in love with the bacon covered chicken! Delicious! The hot side dishes are very small to share however, they do bring out more. Over all a great place to those who like their meat med-well or rare, but for those who don't (like myself) its a little difficult, (stick with the bacon covered chicken!) The cost of the meal is just the food, drinks and desserts are extra. But a wonderful place to try!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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