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79 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
+61 7 3358 5449
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ceviche” (10 reviews)
“tapas” (16 reviews)
South American, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
79 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very unique eatery with great atmosphere, excellent service and very different cuisine. The overall experience was excellent complimented by friendly staff serving very tasty food that is very unusual.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Owner is very friendly, helpful and honest. Food is excellent and well presented. Very nice staff and hardworking. Enjoyed it thoroughly. Cannot think of any faults

Thank claudecpk
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great surprise , with 6 people in our group we settled on the banquet menu , what a great choice , ,even the less adventurous were pleased with the dishes provided. Great vibe , good service . The banquet menu is surprisingly filling, no...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tapas were impressively well presented, and cooked with top quality material. The bonus here is the service - both 2 boys done excellent job, catered enough and meanwhile not overally involved - just right. The plate with cheese in chilli was the highlight. You...More

Thank Gerry W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 6 settled on Fogata after looking for something a bit different to do with family visiting from interstate and we were not disappointed! We went with the banquet in order to get a rounded menu as we honestly had no idea about...More

Thank toniaw201
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first visit to this restaurant however I had tried to visit a few times only to find they are only open in the evening. The wait was worth it. I enjoyed the comfort and range of food on offer was reasonably priced....More

Thank _reevesy353
Gustavo D, Manager at Fogata, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this review! We are very heppy to know you enjoyed the experience. Sorry you have missed us on previous occasions, we do open for lunch but only on Fri / Sat / Sun. Dinner from Tue -...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a table via Dimmi for a weekday night dinner. As it was a weekday night, there was only 1 couple in the restaurant for dinner - that made us a bit skeptical about the food and service. However our fears were allayed very...More

1  Thank ProfVau
Gustavo D, General Manager at Fogata, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Profvau, Thank you so much for taking your time to write this very special review. It really made my day to read it. I have passed on this feedback to the team and they were very grateful for it also. Chef will revise the...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Went here because of the great reviews on trip advisor and it’s safe to say this will be another good one. Excellent food and service, the chorizo was amazing. Definitely recommend.

1  Thank MikeJones1878
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

I visited here on late ish Sunday for a quick bite and ended up staying for 3 courses and drinks. Had the prawns. ( more sauce please ) the quinoa salad and the açai cheesecake and drinks. Lots of flavours I wasn’t used to. Make...More

Thank Puntomoo
Gustavo D, Manager at Fogata, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Puntomoo, Thank you for the visit and for taking the time to write this review! I hope you enjoyed your time in Brisbane! I’m the Brazilian guy you had a short but very pleasant chat when you came to settle your bill. I wish...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Went for a mid-week dinner. We got the $60 grill plate that had several meats, chips, rice and a couple of sauces. We also ordered the corn with jalapeno and a ceviche. Then a chocolate brownie and churros for dessert. The food was good but...More

Thank Monique M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 James St | Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland 4006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3358 5449
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At Fogata Bar & Restaurant we celebrate and cherish Latin American culture, cuisine, music and lifestyle - We hope you enjoy the experience!
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