Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - San Antonio
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - San Antonio

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - San Antonio

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.fogodechao.com/
  • Phone: 2102271700x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, 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, Full Bar, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: River Walk
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is available during lunch and dinner in addition to garage parking.
A word from Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - San Antonio
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.
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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - San Antonio reviews from OpenTable diners
53 reviews since June 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (31)good for groups (27)fit for foodies (15)romantic (10)notable wine list (10)great for lunch (9)hot spot (8)late-night find (3)kid-friendly (2)great for brunch (1)scenic view (1)great for outdoor dining (1)neighborhood gem (1)Show More
  • First timer
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    This was our first visit to a brazilian steakhouse and it was amazing. The meats were done to perfection and the service was continual. I would recommend it to anyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • awful
    dontgo
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Wanted to treat our daughter and what a disaster. So loud we couldn't hear directions. Service was worse than poor. Had to ask three times for our check. Food was ok, but not worth the price at all.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Paradise found
    Jangles144740
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    As San Antonio returning enthusiastic patrons, my husband and I consider Fogo de Chao Steakhouse, our elegantly friendly, yet culinary exclusive dining experience of choice whenever we visit. The entire dining experience is exponentially astounding each time we visit. The savory meats are incredible, wine list impressive, and culinary addendum area impressive. Thank you always.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Expierence
    NoThankYou
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The only problem that we had when we arrived was having to wait 10 minutes past our reservation time and even that wasn't bad for how busy the restaurant was. the food was excellent and the service was amazing. Will most likely return for another dinner.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Impeccable service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We couldn't decide between Fogo and Texas de Brazil...So glad we choose Fogo. We went with our children ages 7 & 8 and my parents. The wait staff was amazing! Food was delicious...my husband says just go straight for the filet mignon.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Meat Buffet Selection
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Fogo de Chao has the best meat selection and you need to really pace yourself and select the options you prefer. Otherwise you can easily get overwhelmed. My personal favorites were the Lamb Chops and the Fillet Mignon. The salad bar is excellent as well and the dessert choice are so different. We had a party of six and none of us selected the same cake. Great enviroment for large groups, spacious and with a lot of variety to satisfy everyone at the table.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Poor
    Bradley1la
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    The staff catered to my husband only. We took our adult 3 daughters, I did not appreciate being excluded by 90% of the staff!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    EdgarNS
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Meat quality is always perfect. Great recommendation for special occasion or business.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner & Great Service!!!
    Ariel
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Great dinner, nice place but defenitly excellent Service.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • porterhouse
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Excellent!!!!!!!!!!!Excellent,Excellent, would return on special occasion.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Pleased! Will go Again!
    TexasT
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    This was our first time at this Brazilian restaurant ... and we were not disappointed. We have another one we love in the area but our son had given us a gift card. I was pleasantly surprised at how GREAT everything was from the service to the food to my favorite Brazilian drink. We will definitely go again ... best tres leches dessert I have had since I have been in San Antonio. You won't be disappointed!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Overpriced
    Tax2hi
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    For the food, it's sub-par for the price. You can get better meat elsewhere cheaper. For one-time experience, it's ok. Nothing really special other than you have people bring you all the meat you want.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Awesome!
    trisqit
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    In town for a convention. I have been to the one in Houston and took 2 colleagues there who have never been to a FOGO before. They loved it!! excellent staff and outstanding manager!! Definitely better price at lunchtime so I would suggest going then if you have never been before.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This Churrascaria sets the standard
    GeoEsq
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Situated on the Riverwalk, between two Marriott (San Antonio's downtown has four Marriotts) hotels and a block from the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center - they compete with at least one nearby world-class steak house in the impressive Little Rhein (and the national chains - Morton's, Ruth's; and the expanding regional Saltgrass) - and they lay waste to the North Central's Chama Gaucha on all fronts - protein, wine, and the Brazilian salad & hot starch buffet. Service was outstanding. The wine list is stocked with some excellent vintages - we elected a Tikal blend over one of their fine Malbecs (and, a great selection of California, Oregon, French, and Australian reds - all priced for their market) & all of their beef is outstanding!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place!
    mcast19
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    It was our first time visiting the restaurant and I must say it was amazing! I really loved how when our server introduced himself he was sure to mention that at this restaurant they all work as a team so therefore, we shouldn't hesitate to ask anyone we see around us for help. I had never heard a server say that before and it was GREAT to hear because as a customer, it's awesome to know you don't have to wait around until you see your server to ask questions. Great place, amazing food, and outstanding service! Will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable dining experience!
    Sabor
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Excellent customer service and outstanding food. 2 thumbs up all around
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Ridizio and salad bar
    cohibamaduroVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Good for large groups! Great food and even it's rodizio style you can choose the meat level of cook.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pricey
    PuraJedi
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    We have been here on two occasions. The first was better. The problem was the better cuts of meat were scarce and took a long while to make it to our table. The ribs made it only twice- even upon special request. Some cuts of meat were very tough and some were very rare.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Would go again!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Outstanding service for our large group! Thank you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • CoffeePleaseVIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    This was my second time to eat here and both times the service and food was really good. I ordered a slice of just about every meat and was pleasantly surprised that I liked them all. The manager made her rounds to ensure the customers were happy. We ordered cocktails and I left like the bartender knew who we were. I did not like all the side dishes but you cannot please everyone. Overall I like the experience of dining her and would bring a group of friends.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food was very good! The salad
    Vickieatwork
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Bar had great variety and the meat was cooked to perfection.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tasty
    Sunny1
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    Excellent Adventure as always simply wonderful restaurant
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It was okay
    kmartin7VIP
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    I had never been, and there was very little help in inderstanding how things worked. Staff was nice, but had no idea that the "salad" bar was included. My son and I walked over to the salad bar anyway, hoping it wasn't an extra charge. The 16 types of meat were okay, most lacked seasoning, and ended up being meat overload. The only starchy vegetable were some sub-par mashed potatoes. Not worth the $50 per person price tag (doesn't include drinks or dessert).
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  • Susan
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    It was really a good experience, a meat lovers paradise! The service was nice and the steaks melt in your mouth. I love the bread too. We would definitely go back there again.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always amazing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Fogo is always a great choice no matter what city you're in.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    Glen
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    We were well taken care of had it not been for a unruly child next table over
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Interesting
    TheObscureCritic
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    A bit pricey if you are a light eater, the sitting price is fixed, but everything was very good. We are avid wine drinkers, and the inventory was huge but the markup was excessive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    Their location in Rio was fantastic. This location was the exact opposite. Salad bar was very limited, lamb was very gamey, some meats were lacking flavor. Service was polite
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 25 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 2, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.2
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 90 reviews are from the Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - San Antonio reviews archive.
  • Memere05
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    If you love meat, this is a great place for you! It has a great salad bar, everything was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • love it
    veroortiz16
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    we loved the food and the service was great! We will be going back
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service.
    yuri
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    Went for lunch and it was a great experience. There was a variety of food and everything was very tasty. The service was impeccable as well.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Pushy and Pricey
    DoctorGRVIP
    Dined on 5/5/2014
    Slow down, meat guys. Give the table a chance to decide and react before running off. Also c'mon with those prices. This isn't Disneyworld.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice Work Dinner
    workdiner
    Dined on 5/5/2014
    Food was excellent, wine list was extensive, salad bar had many options and servers we very knowledgeable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food with a wonderful variety
    Steakluva24VIP
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Great presentation of the good, the salad bar and the meats. The service was a little off, but other than that, a great place to dine.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excelente
    JCQRO
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Ubicación, recepción, atención, ensaladas y comida excelente.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, special occasion, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not so great
    Ziglet45
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    Very disappointed after looking forward to eating here. The meats serves did not have as much flavor and most of the beef was done or well done which I don't prefer. I did request medium rare on a couple of meats and got that. The best meat was the Parmesan pork. Texas de Brazil is much better on the taste and quality of their beefs that they serve.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent for carnivores!
    jamilee
    Dined on 4/23/2014
    We started right away with the meat and only went to the salad bar when we thought we might have a little extra room. Left stuffed and satisfied. Only complaint was a table behind us talking very loudly about politics and their opinion on the government. Put a damper on the close if our evening only because we couldn't tune them out if we tried!
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice experience
    BV8888VIP
    Dined on 4/22/2014
    My family liked the Brazilian steakhouse style of service with the meat carved at table side. The meat itself was average in flavor but the meal itself was more about the experience rather than the quality
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Go hungry!
    eokerholm
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    What a great time at Fogo! Came with an appetite and left in need of strechy pants. The meats were amazing as always. Highly recommend the Lumbo (parmesan pork) and filet mignon in bacon...yummy! Great dinner, not cheap, but what a great way to sample a bunch of different cuts and meats. Awesome salad bar, but rookie mistake is to fill up there (easily done).
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • out with friends
    moe47
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    service a little offf and no grilled pineapple at end which was a bummer
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.