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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Houston
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Houston
  • Address:
    8250 Westheimer Road
    Houston, TX 77063
    Galleria / Uptown
  • Cuisine:
    Brazilian Steakhouse
    Price: $50 and over

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Houston Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.fogodechao.com/
  • Email: houston@fogodechao.com
  • Phone: (713) 978-6500
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 3:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Brazilian Steakhouse, Steakhouse, South American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Private Room, Wheelchair Access

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking is offered at lunch and dinner. Free self parking is available at the rear of the restaurant.
A word from Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Houston
Fogo de Chão® (fo-go dèe shoun), is an authentic Southern Brazilian steakhouse. In 1979, Fogo® 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.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "I had great memories from past experiences but found the staff to be dull and inattentive and the food mediocre and very over priced. So many better places to eat in Houston. I won't be back."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "I took my brother and his family, this was their first time at a Fogo de Chao and they really enjoyed it. Great experience."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We took my daughter there for her 20th birthday, and it was a special treat for her. Neither of my daughters had dined there, so they were really surprised by the special way the food is served and the outstanding service we received. We lacked nothing the entire evening, and were treated as if we were the only ones in the restaurant. They even created a special birthday "cake" for my daughter. The food is outstanding! I would definitely recommend this restaurant for a special occasion."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "This was an okay experience. I've now been there and done that. Won't do it again. Feel like the prices are too expensive and the atmosphere was way too noisy."
    Dined on 9/21/2013
  • "Awesome, Splendid, Superb, and the list continues."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Love the food, but don't eat to much from the salattbar because then you can not eat all the good meat. To many waiting on tables."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "If you like chicken, pork, lamb, and beef... You GOTTA try these guys out!"
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "It's always a great experience and they just keep the food coming. I would defiantly recommend!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "This was the second time we have been to Fogo de Chao. The food was great and has something for everyone. It you like steak, this is the place to go. If you're not a big meat lover, stick to the salad bar, it's also very good."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "It was my husband's birthday, but this is a great place for dining no matter the occasion! The meats were excellent and the service was top-notch. That famous salad bar never disappoints!! Everything was perfection."
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "The meats were good. The salad bar needs improving. The service was excellent. Could not find any butter for bread or rolls. What would I recommend this restaurant for? A one time experience. And sorry about the bill when you see it."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "Truly a carnivore delight. But I love the salad bar variety! Can be a bit salty but it's all delicious! Be hungry when you arrive so you can get your share of e over abundance of meats offered."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "I made a reservation to celebrate a special anniversary. We were sat at a table between 2 huge families with poorly behaved children running around. I got the sense that they did not care in the least and made no effort to even acknowledge the event. The atmosphere was poor with lots of children picking things out of the salad bar with their hands. People were dressed in ball caps and sweats, not exactly what I was expecting with a $200 dinner for two. There are so many better steak houses in Houston at this price point. I don't think it would have been a descent value at half the price. This is unfortunate as I had been several times when they first opened several years and recall a much nicer atmosphere . I will not return"
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "have tried the others; while a trifle on the expensive side, it was well worth the money, especially for the attentive service. Only had to wait 8 minutes to be seated on a Saturday night--that alone is AMAZING!! Great for celebrating special, lavish occasions. The energy level of clientele adds to the atmosphere."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "We were concerned that getting a 2pm reservation time for lunch on Valentine's Day would not give us the same treatment that we are used to receiving but our concerns were unfounded! We were provided with all of the wonderful choices of meats that we are used to receiving when we dine earlier in the evening. All of the cuts were delicious and cooked to perfection. There was one very disappointing aspect of our visit. When seated we were served a bottle of water and 2 glasses. We were not asked if we wanted bottled water and found a $6 charge on our bill for the water. $6 is not going to break us but this is a very disappointing practice."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The flavor of the food is explosive. The service is excellent. Every one is friendly and helpful. I would recommend to anyone who loves a great meal."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Food and service was wonderful but once again you have to wait for this wonderful feeling. Be prepare to wait a very long time to be seated even though you have a reservation. If I didn't care when I wanted to eat I would have never spent my energy and time making a reservations. Remember time is money and without customers your restaurant would not stay afloat. Regardless of the wait the food and service was wonderful."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "I was very disappointed that I had a reservation for 6:30pm my party arrived ON TIME however we were not seated until an hour later which I find to be ridiculous. The waiter barely came to our table and it took forever to get the check. I had to stand in line to get a drink at the bar forever as well. The place was overrated/overcrowded and ghetto."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Not for romance,special occasions,and patrons not attentive.Not treated significant for the price you pay to dine at $51.00 a person min.We first walked in to claim our reservation the hostess(head down no eye contact)slammed this light up thing down and said I will buzz you when your reservation is ready?We found our way back towards the door we noticed a bar which we set for 20 min@$10 a drink.We were lead to a table not like I requested for this occasion we were in the center of the restaurant in steady traffic and high noise!You are rushed to eat even if you don't have card on green they still bombard you ever 2 mins with meat.No time to enjoy the food, company,the feel is rush rush rush to get you in out, you don't eat what you pay for"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "When Entertaining Clients this is my first choice. The food is always delicious and the restaurant is great is talking business ."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "Went to Fogo de Chao for our son's birthday (have been several times before). Food was very good, as usual. Our main server was very indifferent. Only paid minimal attention to our table. Guys serving the meat were very attentive. Hard not to eat too much too fast.Our advice is to take your time, and don't load up on the salad bar, which is excellent, but can fill you up before you get to the meat."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "I have been here a couple of times before but always on week nights. The service is vastly better on weeknights when they have far fewer patrons than on weekends. Maybe this was an exceptionally crowded weekend because of the Valentine's day special, but I think I'm going to stick to week nights from now on at Fogo. The food as always was exceptional."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Food here is great, Lunch is a better deal, however we had reservations at 6:30 and we were not Sat until 7:30, this defeated the whole purpose of the reservation, why even make one"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Went to dinner with wife and friends to celebrate Vaalentine's Day. Had an awesome experience!!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The staff really knew how to handle an extensive crowd all night"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The experience was as good as I was told it would be"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "You would have to be a steak person to appreciate this place. I enjoyed the different cuts of meats."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We dined for Valentines dinner. This was only my second time here. Fairly disappointed. It seems they packed as many people in as possible. Not great when you're sitting super close to the strangers next to you. Our service wasn't anything special either. Nothing was explained and after I didn't immediately know my drink order, it took a while for him to come back to get my order. Probably won't go back."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The service was great, however we were there to celebrate my husbands 40th, just us...and there was way to much going on around us to feel romantic. Also felt a little rushed."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "Good food, excellently prepared and attentively served. Salad bar is back to itsformer high standard and the unique little bread muffins are out of this world tasty. They didn't even jack-up the price on Valentines Day as most high end restaurants do and offered a gift card for a complimentary meal, with the purchase of a meal, on our next visit. The only disappointment was the grilled pineapple being moved to the desert only menu."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "If you are thinking about visiting one of the other "Brazilian Steakhouses" DON'T! Just go to Fogo de Chao.... you will be dissappointed if you go somewhere else! We love this place and everyone we take here loves it! The Filet Mignon was perfect, could cut it with a fork! Everything is has great flavor. Salad bar is awesome... I could make a meal on it."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "The food is quite good - fine meats cooked to excellence, but it was extremely noisy,. Yes, it was Saturday night, but we had to yell to hear each other as we tried to talk about the food and various meats. Will go back (this wasn't our first time), but perhaps on a weeknight."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Long wait, even though we had an reservation. Had our four kids with us for dinner. Service was good, food was as expected. Overall I would recommend."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Very Good Food and good service. Wonderful variety of meats to taste and enjoy. It is a popular restaurant, so making a reservation is best or for your first experience choose a week night not the weekend. The meal averages about $60 a person with a soft drink. It is worth the money!!!"
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "It was okay,was not great as use too! I like to see grilled seafood back .Also couple of times we had to wait for long time for server to serve us! friendly people.It was super crowded but wait only 15 minutes. One meat was over cooked and two other were way to rare! the lamb was amazing! I will return again!"
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "We went to Fogo for my son's 17th birthday by his choice. This is one of our favorite place to eat to because of all the steak choices. The fillet was great as well as the top sirloin."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "food was excellent , the service was poor we were in one of the side rooms and the gauchos didn't pass much and when we requested the waiter for one special cut we had to wait for a long time. In addition we were charged over $50.00 for beverage we didn't drink and the waiter didn't apologize for the error."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "I like the fact that I can just request my favorite cut of meat - lamb chops - all I can eat lamb chops - that's how I see it. The salad bar is fabulous on its own. What makes this a great place to dine is the variety of fresh pasta salads, vegetables, cheese, fruits and the crispy crunchy bacon. Service is great. The gentlemen who serve the meat are courteous and hospitable. They will get you the right done-ness of meat you want - rare, well done, medium - whatever your fancy."
    Dined on 12/23/2013
  • "We went on one of those cold January days in Houston. The restaurant was freezing inside, just like we are used to in the summer, but somehow it was intolerable coming in from the cold day outside. I noticed that most people in the restaurant never took off their outdoor coats and jackets to eat. I should have said something to the waiter, but I hate to be a complainer about temperatures, as most of us have such different internal thermostats."
    Dined on 1/7/2014
  • "My Husband's birthday was the reason for the celebration. He absolutely was overwhelmed with amazement. We invited guests and rented a stretched excursion limo to drive us there. FoGo was the highlight. Love this Place!!! The food was great, salad bar- AWESOME, server was very accommodating! This was simply our best dining experience EVER!!!"
    Dined on 1/7/2014