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Fogo de Chao

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Avenue Reporter Nestor Moreira - Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-210, Brazil
+55 21 2542-1545
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Houston, Texas
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113 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took a tour from Princess cruises and I was amazed to find out that we were served lunch at this fine restaurant. We have a Fogo to ciao here in Houston and this restaurant was just as good as the one I am used to going to. Be sure to go there with a empty stomach

Thank fancygirlHouston
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

These restaurants are very typical from South Brazil - Gauchos. Several types of meat are served in a no stop way until you turn your 2 faces deistic from green to red. So you can taste almost all kinds of Brazilian meat. To eat with you can chose from rice to fried banana, ships, etc. Also we can go to... More 

Thank JDA1204
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A local tour guide recommended this place, after he took us around the city for the day. He dropped us off at the restaurant at 3pm. We enjoyed it so much we rolled out around 10pm. It's popular with locals, and quite far from any tourist areas, but it offers great views of Sugar Loaf. The food is very good;... More 

Thank Tony M
Stockholm, Sweden
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114 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This Churasseria is actually a chain of restaurants in North and South America. The one in Rio is just a smash hit. Fresh buffet, meat that melts in your mouth and great service. Don't miss it! And choose local wines instead of bad expensive European.

Thank tottelisa
Maribor, Slovenia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's the best place for meat lovers. They serve the best parts of beef meat and also other types of meat. Everything what I tasted was heaven in my mouth. They keep bringing delicious meat on swords until you give up :). Self service bar has a big variety of salads and side dishes. You shouldn't go for them on... More 

Thank Sandra K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hello, team ground fire, I would like to leave my compliments to this wonder that is to serve with attention and dedication I was there on 01/01/17 with a friends of chile they fell in love with the house, and I would like to highlight the waiter Gersom who Was dedicated is not my first fez I'm tour guide always... More 

Thank Marcos S
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw some reviews complaining about the frequency of the meats served. his is a typical brazilian churrascaria (barbecue), meaning it is a fixed price for the buffet and the meats, there are cards with sides red and green on the table for each guest so the waiters can know if you want to be served or not. The meat... More 

Thank Carla d
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant, even if is an "all you can eat", has all the tipe of meat, cooked very well. You have to book before to go, or you will fine the restaurant full. But it is a beautiful place.

Thank Angelo C
Munich, Germany
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The meat is served in unacceptable frequency (break of >30 Min). Ribs are offered most of the time. Even they asked three times what we like they didn't bring it. Finally we gave up and left after filing a complain they apologized and gave at least a discount to the bill.

Thank Stefan S
Pacific Palisades, California, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is the standard of Brazilian barbecue. The salad bar is amazing as well. The meats were well-prepared and very flavorful. Wish we could go back more often. Wonderful views of Pão de Açúcar as well at this location. Very much worth a visit.

Thank Josh H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Latin, Barbecue, Argentinean, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Scenic view
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue Reporter Nestor Moreira - Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro 22290-210, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Rio de Janeiro>  > Botafogo
  • Neighborhood: Botafogo
  • Phone Number: +55 21 2542-1545

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Staying in Botafogo

Neighborhood Profile
In recent years, Botafogo has become one of the hottest neighbourhoods in Rio. It hosts many modern restaurants with contemporary food and many venues to listen to rock and electronic music. Its numerous bars and pubs make this area a great choice for anyone interested in a great nightlife experience - in fact, some bars in the area are open all night. Casa Daros, an art museum that showcases amazing artists from Latin America, is a must see located in a historical building in Botafogo.
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