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Chama Gaucha Steakhouse

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3008 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1118 (Butterfield)
+1 630-324-6002
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the very best dinner and we actually agreed that this was the best that we've ever had together and we've been married for 30 years and have eaten some pretty amazing food in all of our travels. Not only were our different meats that they just kept bringing bringing and bringing out of this world but the salad... More 

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Thank Apple A
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party or three on a weekday evening. Upon entering we were greeted and seated promptly at our reserved time...a good start. Our server introduced herself and took our cocktail order and served the drinks promptly. Again...good start. After 10 minutes or so we decided to begin our dinner by going up to the very elaborate salad bar.... More 

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Arica E, Guest Relations Manager at Chama Gaucha Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hello and thank you so much for leaving this review! We do appreciate your feedback! Hope to have you back very soon! More 

Berwyn, Illinois
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I took our adult son here for a special dinner. Everything was awesome! The food was spot on, and the service was excellent. I've been to a few different Brazilian steakhouses and this is the best.

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Plainfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family took me here to celebrate my 60th and I was surprised (my son was there from out of state) and the food was excellent! The Salad bar is a "Garden of Eden" even before they start serving the meat. Careful or you will fill up on S/Bar and not have room for Main dishes. The Meat was brought... More 

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Thank Angel E
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

I've been here several times. A little pricey, but well worth it. They have a nice salad bar with lots of options, you an just get the salad bar, or the whole Brazilian experience. When you are seated, they bring out these fresh baked, warm parmesan puffs. If you drop your napkin or something on the floor, you get several... More 

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Arica E, Guest Relations Manager at Chama Gaucha Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hi Joann, Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed! More 

Homer Glen
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We went as a treat to ourselves, on our Anniversary. I enjoyed the salad bar while he enjoyed both. He rated the steaks and other meats as very tasty. This was on a Saturday night and the salad bar was moving very slow. The line was a little ridiculous, the salad bar was lackling only cucumbers. The items of food... More 

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Arica E, Guest Relations Manager at Chama Gaucha Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hi SidBo, Thank you very much for leaving your feedback. We hope to have you back at the restaurant very soon! More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

Salad Bar was absolutely delicious. Save your money and go at lunch. This is my husband and I 4th Brazilian Steakhouse and this one is definitely number 4th on our list. Meat was not seasoned. And selection was by far the worst. Definitely not worth the price. Skip and go elsewhere. Looked as if... better options were not far from... More 

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Arica E, Guest Relations Manager at Chama Gaucha Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hi Penny, Thank you very much for taking the time to comment about your experience! I would like to hear more and see if we can regain your trust, could I have your email address? Or please feel free to email me at carolina@chamagaucha.com. Thank you so much and I hope to hear from you! More 

Villa Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit here. My husband's sister was in from AZ and we wanted to take her somewhere different. Plus it was our anniversary and our daughter's. This was an excellent choice. She had never been to that type of restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff was great, and the food delicious. The server heard us talking... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We went here for the 2nd time, and it was soooo good both times! The salad bar alone is to die for! So many fresh items, artichoke hearts, asparagus, various lunch meats, cheeses, salads, and soup. Everything is awesome, but you have to be careful and save room for the meat!! It is so fun to turn your card to... More 

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Arica E, Guest Relations Manager at Chama Gaucha Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you so much for taking the time to comment about your experience, we really appreciate your feedback! More 

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I came for lunch to celebrate their birthday. The staff is very accommodating and friendly making sure all our needs were met. Great variety of foods, the salad bar is enormous with plenty of choices! You won't leave hungry that's for sure!

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Arica E, Guest Relations Manager at Chama Gaucha Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hi Sharon, we really appreciate your feedback, we hope to see have you back soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3008 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1118
    (Butterfield)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-324-6002
Description
Chama Gaucha invites you to come and have a taste of southern Brazil... Featuring 12 different cuts of meat from lamb, chicken, pork and beef served to you table side upon your request. Also offering an exquisite salad bar with over 30 items, from fresh vegetables, to house made salads, and gourmet cheeses. Along with your meal are traditional Brazilian side dishes. Our famous Brazilian cheese bread, garlic mash pototoes, fried banana, fried polenta, white rice, and black beans. All served to your hearts content. Come visit us and have a taste of southern Brazil!

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