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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse

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Downtown / Chinatown
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1101 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2514 (11th St NW)
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Palm Desert, California
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491 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are meatitarians and enjoy Brazilian steakhouses and have enjoyed them in Rio De Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Aruba and in North America. The best steak and service we ever enjoyed was at Fogo do Chao in Washington DC. The restaurant is upper end and the service is excellent. They have a very good wine list and we could find a... More 

Thank Marty911
Oxon Hill, Maryland
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The restaurant is very nice. This was my first experience and the meat was awesome. The wait staff come to your table and slice meat for you. They serve sides family style which is cool. I didn't try all of them but the selection I did try was awesome. Very nice salad bar. Love the variety. Definitely worth the money.... More 

Thank erick1997
Basel, Switzerland
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very friendly and attentive waiting staff, and an awesome selection of meat. It made my Brazilian colleague happy too, so can't be bad. Cocktails pretty good too!

Thank Chris P
Monmouth, Illinois
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our 2nd visit to Fogo de Chao, although our 1st visit to the DC location. The first experience was in San Antonio, TX. We took friends here when we were in the area. The full experience is the best way to go, which is a flat fee for all you can eat. The salad bar is huge and... More 

Thank LBB56
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We did not know what to expect and found ourselves at the unlimited buffet with more delicious meat than we ever imagined within 5 minutes of sitting down. No menu, fixed pricing. Dessert is extra, kids half pride. I felt under dressed.

Thank Julie W
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with a group of friends/business colleagues as my Wife was with us and she loves steak. It was also only her 2nd time in the US and I thought this would be a fun experience for her. She loved the different cuts of beef and the flank steak, house special and filet were all quite good. It was... More 

Thank globaljunkie
Mexico City, Mexico
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105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fogo de Chão has been building a great name worldwide for the great offering of Brazilian-type steaks and a great atmosphere. FDC @ Washington is not the exception. Conveniently located in Pennsylvania street, a very touristic area, the restaurant will provide a great ambiance for any type of occasion. If you're not familiarized with Brazilian churrascarias, this place is a... More 

Thank alexps81
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top quality all round, the staff are very attentive, the lunch time menu is very well priced especially for the standard of food. As you would expexct from a Brazilian restaurant different cuts and types of meat are brought to your table, you can have as much as there is on the spit, and when that is gone they will... More 

Thank Oliver D
Honolulu, Hawaii
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The salad bar is extensive with different choices, all of which is very delicious! The choice of meats brought to the table is great! The choice of meats, beef, lamb and chicken is tasty and tender, and the service is great!

Thank Hiloschild808
Lagos State, Nigeria
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've never had so much meat at a sitting. It was a different and wonderful experience. I had a fantastic time, ate till I could eat no more. The cheese bread was awesome and the service at the restaurant was fantastic. Its a bit pricey but I will love to go there again! Tip: Make sure you go there with... More 

Thank DaeTemz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$51 - $51
Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2514
    (11th St NW)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 2023474668
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?