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Restaurante Churrascaria Fogo Brasil

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100 E de la Agencia Datsun. Sabana Norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 5062481111
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Kissimmee
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48 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived for dinner around 5pm and were given the low down on how the restaurant worked. $50 pp for the Churrascaria buffet or ala carte in the small dining room. We chose ala carte and there were two other people in the room. We ordered Rib Eye steaks medium rare. 45 minutes later the waiter brought us some bread... More 

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Thank nedsully
San Jose, Costa Rica
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a frequent customer of Fogo Brasil for several years but for different reasons I left visiting the place. I returned last Thursday and to be honest I felt a decrease in the quality of the food and the service. It is still a very good restaurant, but is not improving in any way a top restaurant shoud do.

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Thank William R
Marshfield, Missouri
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I ate until I basically could not walk. No veggies would enjoy this amazing meat factory. GO you will not regret

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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167 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

A large and heavy air-conditioned restaurant like many other rodizio / churrascaria in big cities elsewhere, Fogo Brasil is the first of its kind in Costa Rica. Nice buffet and very good meat. Good service.

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Thank Olivier C
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

The place is huge, nice and clean. The service is very good and quick. Is a bit expensive, but I would say that is totally worthy. Is a buffet..so they have many kind of salads, I tried all of the options and all of the options were delicious, fresh and tasteful. Same thing with the pasta, ceviches and sushi. They... More 

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Thank Fer A
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

This is a restaurant we have heard about before. Well we decided to go there with a business partner. Well all we can say is the staff was great some of the food was excellent but for the price it was terrible.There were 3 of us and no alcohol drinks. The bill was in excess of 225 USD. Enough said.

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Miami
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141 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

After reading some recent negative reviews on TA I decided to go into this for warned regarding pricing. So As i sat down w My 3 kids and the wife i asked for a price breakdown. $50 for adults 12 and up and 50% off for the 11 and under crowd. Once that was out of the way we decided... More 

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Thank Vatsmia
Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a big buffe and the waiters offer different kinds of meat by your table. It is all tasty. But there is no menu and no prices shown anywhere. The waiter asks if you are tico, and if you are not the price is 50 USD, drinks not included. When the bill comes you discover that neither is... More 

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4 Thank Resanden1
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Large open dining area. Salad bar and buffet had large assortment of options. The best part of our dining experience was the assortment of meats. The chargrilled method adds a great flavour to the meat. Overall, our experience was very good, but pricy. $50USD per person just for the buffet and meat. Everything else is extra.

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Thank JerryDeme
Ventura County West, California
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is set up as original Brazilian churascaria. The buffet for salads was good, but not special. Keep in mind the cost for one person is 50 dollar, there was limited choice. Some non authentic Brazilian dishes like cheviches and sushi. The meat came regularly, and was good but not great. And relatively limited choices. In Brazil you have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $50
Cuisine
Brazilian, South American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 E de la Agencia Datsun. Sabana Norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 5062481111

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