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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)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 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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Wyckoff, New Jersey
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A little theater combined with great food this is a must. Great salad you build yourself with outrageous meats carved into small pieces at your table. Red sign up when you need a intermission green sign up when you are ready to feast. Sangria is memorable a nice selection of half bottles on the wine list. You should not miss... More 

Thank Sharon S
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Prepare to enter a bedlam. Was taken aback by the large place and how busy it was. Once settled with a caparinha we attacked the all you can eat delicious salad bar with delicious wide varieties from papaya, mango, cesar salad, beans. Just amazing. Then we turned our mats over and were attacked by men bearing meat. Service from every... More 

Thank W128
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Excellent Salad buffet followed by endless meats served to you at your table by different waiters each carring a different meat grilled to perfection. ...restaurant not recommended for non-meat lovers!!!

Thank Ahmed E
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I first visited Fogo de Chao in New Orleans and it was great. However, the DC location left a lot to be desired. The bacon wasn't nearly as good and the market bar appeared to be lacking in selections. The meat all tasted the same, as if there was no seasoning. Overall, I spent about $150 for two people (including... More 

Thank amars662
Clifton, Virginia
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for introduction to a Brazil - American steakhouse. Large crowd and many choices on the skewer, chicken, lamb, beef, pork, sausage plus a great salad table. Wonderful and attentive service Also a welcoming bar to hang at while waiting for the table. Only downside is the price if not changing to expense account , but I guess this... More 

Thank 2013TheSwede
New York City, New York
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is the best you can do. Ten bucks cheaper than its New York City branch. Key lime is the best after a heavy meal of meat.

Thank Peggyy66
Ontario, Canada
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were researching places to eat when planning a trip to Washington. We noticed that the city was having Restaurant Week and Fogo was on the list. It was a no brainer to make reservations for dinner to celebrate our last night in the city. Unfortunately we could only get 7:30 at 4 days in advance. We actually arrived at... More 

Thank shoppgirl
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first time at this style restaurant .. and what an expierence it was. I was amazed at the service, the salad bar was out of this world.. just wish that things on it were labeled so you could know what you were trying.. only because some people are allergic.. anyways the meats were super awesome .. cut... More 

Thank Jordon C
Washington, DC
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232 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate dinner at Fogo de Chao during restaruant week, which is not necessarily a representative experience. I was very impressed with the range of options on the salad bar and enjoyed the opportunity to taste a variety of very flavorful meats, carved at my table. The noise level was very high, though – too loud for me!

Thank KJA3
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Any fogo de chao is good. You're paying a lot for the service and selection. But this is a nation wide chain restaurant so it loses a bit on atmosphere.

Thank Josh B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$51 - $51
Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
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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