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“Overall great experience”

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse
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Thu, 13/05
20:00
Ranked #7 of 2,442 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$50
Cuisines: Brazilian, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Buffet, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Fogo de Chao is the leading Brazilian steakhouse specializing in fire-roasting high-quality meats since 1979 utilizing the centuries-old Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco. While our dining room is temporarily closed, you can bring the Fogo Experience to you with Fogo To-Go, Butcher Shop or Catering for Pick-Up or Contactless Delivery.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time coming here it was my wife's birthday got the full experience here the food was amazing and the staff were very nice and helpful especially Sarah Ali she was always by our table asking if we needed anything also gave us good recommendations of the menu we will definitely be back because of her and also the food

Date of visit: April 2021
Thank MajorDutch1987
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Reviewed 12 July 2020

I heard that Fogo was a good option for people with Gluten issues, so I bought a Groupon and took a friend to try it out. We were IMMEDIATELY treated poorly because we were using a Groupon. Our first server abandoned us as soon as we presented it. After 20 minutes, I return to the hostess stand to ask if anyone was available. We sat at the table for another 20 minutes waiting for our cocktail order. After being treated poorly and feeling embarrassed for inviting a friend, it was hard to enjoy the food. Although I thought the buffet was quite nice, I didn't like the constant "upsell" carts with pushy servers. The meats were fine - nothing special. I would not go back.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Heidi R
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FogodeChaoUSA, Agency / Consultant at Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2020

Heidi, we sincerely apologize for such an experience, as we always want our guests to feel welcomed. When you have a moment, our team would love the chance to make this up to you. Kindly send us your phone number and availability at feedback@fogo.com. Thank you.

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Reviewed 11 July 2020 via mobile

Not for vegans or vegetarians, this restaurant is a meat lovers paradise. They have many varieties of well prepared meat and you can eat as much as you want.

The salad bar is massive and has a large variety of selections. The salad bar is so good and plentiful that some people choose only the salad bar, at a reduced cost.

On offer are very good cocktails and a well-curated wine list. They also offer roasted fruit - the roasting brings out the natural sugars and imparts incredible flavor.

If you have enough room for dessert, try the Brazilian flan, chocolate Brigadeiro, or key lime pie.

Date of visit: December 2019
2  Thank kathrynh992
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Reviewed 13 February 2020

This restaurant is intimidating from the outside. It looks like a steakhouse but come to find out it has the BEST salad and soup bar during the weekdays for an affordable place for lunch. reservations for steakhouse side of the Restaurant are hard to come by but you can walk in during lunchtime sit in the bar area and have a great lunchtime experience. I can't speak for weekends, so you are on your own!

Date of visit: December 2019
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1  Thank Amy O
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Reviewed 8 February 2020 via mobile

Nice concept of service, meat is served in rounds where you select the parts you like.
Bofe of entries with wide selection.
Overall nice
But... Very expensive.
Overall if you want good steak that serves well and in right cooking than go to steakhouse and you Wil get more with half the price.

In case you are more about quantity and don't mind to pay, maybe it's your place.

Date of visit: February 2020
1  Thank RaananTZ
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FogodeChaoUSA, Agency / Consultant at Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2020

Our team is disappointed to hear you didn't appreciate the pricing, as we can assure you our high-quality meals are worth it. If you would like to discuss this in detail, kindly send us your phone number and availability at info@fogo.com. Thank you.

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