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Chama Gaucha Steakhouse
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Ranked #2 of 173 Restaurants in Downers Grove
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Butterfield
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!
Reviewed February 20, 2014

Had my birthday dinner here with my mom and 10 month son-they were so accommodating to my little one bringing him/ offering him specially made potatoes and raw banana. We weren't asking they were going out of their way trying to help. The service was the best I have ever seen-and I'm a fellow server. Pulling out chairs placing napkins on laps and never letting your water go down past a couple sips. Extraordinarily great service. Food was phenomenal and they make sure to ask if there is anything that you haven't gotten that you would want. Once I asked for lamb they came over 3-4 more times offering more. One of the best deals for what you get. High quality salad bar to start offers great cheese meats and salads. Finished up by writing happy birthday on the dessert plate we ordered and also comped it. This was my second time here and was an identical experience from the first. Highly recommend this restaurant-just don't eat all day before going because you want to eat as much of the amazing food as you can :)

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Thank Raeraeraek
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Reviewed February 8, 2014

The meat is the star of the show, but the supporting components are brilliant as well. The sides are all excellent, the service is top-notch, attentive and helpful, and the setting is very warm and inviting. BONUSES - They have delicious GLUTEN-FREE BREAD! (TripAdvisor should wise up to Gluten-Free, and add it as a checkbox descriptor!) The salad bar was fresh, extraordinarily varied and superb quality. Recommended wines were excellent complements to the meal and reasonably priced. Overall value - Tab was $90/person including tip, wine, and after-dinner drinks. This is not fast food, go hungry and you'll have an superb experience.

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Thank David P
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Reviewed January 8, 2014

Come here hungry and go home with a full belly but beware of the prices. Service is good and once you get used to their routine you won't be disappointed.

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Reviewed January 8, 2014

Many people are familiar with the Brazilian steakhouses. It is fun to eat to try many meats and to have as much as you want of the meat you like. Our waiters were very good and friendly and were very good at satisfying the requests of every member of our party. The meat was also good. However, I did not believe that their salad bar offered as much variety as those of other such restaurants I have been too. All in all, our party had a good time and left very satisfied.

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1  Thank Proviso
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Reviewed January 8, 2014

More reasonable for lunch. Very authentic according to my sons Brazilian girlfriend. Filet is my favorite. Great salad bar but take it easy so you can enjoy hse specialty beef, top sirloin, ribeye. Wonderful service. Great for a special occasion.

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Thank Sharon V
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