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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse

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Downtown / Chinatown
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1101 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2514 (11th St NW)
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Fri 17:00 - 22:30
Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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153 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wow just Wow! Came here because it sounded like a fun experience. You start with a salad bar. I had salad with a brazillian dressing that was really good. Also had sun dried tomatoes that were devine. Plus there was a pile of some of the best bacon I have ever had. Then the main course. You have a card... More 

Thank Chris H
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our son, a meat eater, was in heaven. I don't eat meat but was completely happy with the extensive Market Table. Desserts are decadently delicious. Staff members were very helpful and courteous in handling my husband's wheelchair.

Thank Rose S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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94 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

SO MUCH MEAT. And all of it was really quite good. Yeah, they try to soften you up with a salad bar; yeah, they offer you chicken or sausage when they come around, but they know why true G's such as myself are there... we want the steak, brah, and we want it now. And boy do they bring it.... More 

Thank TheFranchise
Hudsonville, Michigan
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As expected, food was incredible and service excellent!! Tried on if the less expensive Malbec's, very good. Wait staff is on point!!

Thank Kenmac11
St. Louis Metro
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came in for lunch. Salad bar was excellent. We started with some shrimp cocktail. Shrimp were huge and delicious. The parade of meats was excellent, as usual. No room for dessert, but the Brazilian lemonade was outstanding.

Thank GeniferB
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here with our eleven year old as a special treat. We were seated in a back room, kind of crammed at the end near a birthday party and when we asked to be moved, they moved us to a back corner empty room, like we were in time out. It was really quiet and kind of weird. Next... More 

Thank whalwtab
North Fort Myers, Florida
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142 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our vacations, we always choose one high end exceptional dining experience to enjoy. Fogo de Chao seemed like a great opportunity to try something new... So much meat and plenty of time. We were greeted and taken to our reserved table promptly. Our server recommended a limeaid for our 12 year old daughter and she jumped at it.. you... More 

Thank PeterV54301
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous dining experience. Wait staff is highly motivaled, seeing to your every need. Meat selections are scrumptious. Salad bar has a huge selection of delicious choices. Desserts are divine.

Thank Joy4traveling
Indianapolis, Indiana
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting and celebrating a special occasion. We typically eat at the Fogo near our home at least 4 times a year. We know the process, the cuisine and the price. We love eating at Fogo, but this time we were quite dissatisfied. Multiple times we had to ask for refills of bread, polenta, potatoes etc. We even had... More 

Thank Rae46219
Alexandria, Virginia
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First and foremost please be aware how much money you will spend for dinner here. If you just eat dinner and drink nothing but water and order nothing else, you will spend a minimum of $60 per person. Add some wine or a cocktail or a dessert and you will end up like us, spending $280 for dinner for two.... More 

Thank DD S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$51 - US$51
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue, South American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2514
    (11th St NW)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: 2023474668
Fogo de ChaoR (fo-go dee shoun), is an authentic Southern Brazilian steakhouse. In 1979, FogoR began sharing the gaucho way of preparing meat in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Today, our gaucho chefs still expertly grill each of our 16 cuts of meat and offer you continuous tableside service.

We invite you to enjoy the delicious preparations of our gaucho chefs along with our gourmet salad bar, authentic Brazilian side dishes, and award-winning wine list.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?