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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Scottsdale
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Scottsdale

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Scottsdale Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.fogodechao.com
  • Email: scottsdale@fogodechao.com
  • Phone: (480) 609-8866
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 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

Getting there

  • Cross Street: South of E Lincoln Dr
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking is offered at dinner. A parking lot is also available for self parking.
A word from Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Scottsdale
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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGood for Groups
Diner Reviews
  • "Of all Brazilian steakhouses, I've always favored Fogo de Chao in Chicago--hands down!! My experience in Scottsdale was extremely disappointing. Never had issues with service in Chicago. I was given things before I asked for them (clean plate, more water, more rolls, mashed potatoes, etc.). I had to hunt down our servers in Scottsdale....we were not getting all the meats even after we specifically asked for a certain cut. The meats were bland. Totally disappointed."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Fogo de Chao has a highly unusual concept: letting diners choose from a raft of grilled meats, brought to you on skewers at intervals by a traveling series of waiters going from table to table. You can choose as much or as little as you want. The emphasis is on various cuts of steak, including filet minon, ribeye and sirloin, but the menu also features pork chops, ribs and chicken with sausage. Our party of three found the meats very good, especially the filet minon, which was practically butter-soft. The ambiance is wonderful - it's set in a big room with high ceilings, spacious and beautifully lit. And the service is impeccable, especially from the principal waiter who takes your drink orders and explains the ordering process."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Little noisey Chips and salsa Would of been a nice compromise"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "They did nothing wrong, food was good, service was quick and efficient. Just had a feel like a Hometown Buffet (great place for my dad, just not my scene)"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We arrived and were sat promptly but the hostess didn't mention "Happy Anniversary" even though the post it note stuck to the menu said "Wedding Anniversary". The server but didn't mention "Happy Anniversary" even though I pointed at the post it note and made the joke "It must be someone's anniversary". The staff was nice but not trained properly. A wine steward came over and asked if he could help with wine selection. I asked "is this a progressive wine list" and he gave me a puzzled look. I explained to my wife what a progressive wine list while he listened and all he could say was "I suggest a Malbec it goes well with our meat selections". The manager stopped by for a table touch but didn't wish us a Happy Anniversary. Can't recommend."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "Excellent choices, from salad bar to meats, excellent bar as well. You can over eat if you want to, but you can also eat healthy and in moderation. Seems like a good place to bring the whole family or a business dinner."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "This place has everything you want to eat. All the meats are cooked to perfection. The zucca was great and chunchier than french fries. The food brought back memories to my Brazillian friend. She was upset that there were no traditional Brazilian deserts. Lots of energy inside."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "The salad bar and sides are awesome....Meat is ok, but some was dry. All in all, this place used to be great, but it now overrated and over priced."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "This place was better than I expected, even from reading other people's reviews. It is *not* just mostly meat: the food bar has a huge variety of other foods, and those were fresh and tasty. Our vegetarian daughter was delighted. But the meats were also fantastic, and everything is all-you-can-eat. Go late for lunch, and plan on skipping dinner!"
    Dined on 1/1/2014
  • "The beef ribs were amazing. Melts in your mouth and the service always exceeds our expectations!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We celebrated my daughter and son-in-law's 10th anniversary. We were not disappointed, with our experience. The service was great and the food was awesome. Presentation of all the food was excellent, and we were felt very welcomed. For a special occasion--this is the place and come hungry!! Thank You Fogo de Chao!!!!!!!"
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "The meat served was fantastic but the salad bar and sides weren't. Dressed salad was drenched in dressing, roasted potatoes extremely overcooked and mashed potatoes didn't appear to be made from real potatoes. Not worth the price."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "For a group, I can see why people enjoy this type of dining. It's quantity vs. quality. The quality of the meat is mediocre & everything tastes the same. No cut of meat is outstanding."
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "Great meal and unique experience for those first time diners. We simply enjoy taking friends to this restaurant!"
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "Go hungry or don't go at all. This place is the bomb! The food is awesome, from the steaks to the chicken and ribs. Great wine list and the service is excellent. The salad bar is great too, but Fogo de Chao is the meat eaters paradise. We go every year when we are in Scottsdale for Spring Training and we will continue that tradition."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "If you love meat, this is the place for you. Kid friendly, but not a lot for little ones to eat. Service, as always, was quick and friendly."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "This was my second visit in less than 7 days. We went out to get a nice break from the weeks activities. The food was great the chef remembered me and brought me my favorite selections. This place is really good."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "We visited Fogo de Chao several years ago and had a wonderful experience. This time we brought visiting family to show them one of our Scottsdale favorites and it has lost its appeal. Firstly, the room is too bright and too worn and now looks like a cafeteria. At $50 per person I expect to get the full experience for which I am paying. We had to beg for the accompaniments (potatoes, etc.). The server got very rude when we didn't order the VERY EXPENSIVE bottle of wine he recommended. Some of the meat was so tough we couldn't even chew it (we are not old and have our own teeth). The server had no idea how to - and bluntly refused - to separate the bill."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "I would pick this place over Mastro's any day of the week. Quality of food and service for the price, blows any other steak/meat restaurant away. Can't wait to come back. Thank you for a great first experience. Jim"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "I have been here now three times. My third visit was by far the best. The servers were good and the manager gave me a tour of the kitchen. Great place to eat. My favorite place to eat."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "What a fun, different, well done place to dine. Akin to dim sum but with great meats! GO!! You'll have a blast."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "Our first time at a Brazilian steakhouse. Service was outstanding. Salad bar was extensive and contained some unusual items. Everything was very fresh. It was the part of the meal I enjoyed the most. I didn't try any of the beef or lamb selections but my dining companions did. They seemed to enjoy the filet mignon and the lamb. I tried the pork and chicken options, as did my companions, and we all agreed that they were very dry. I wouldn't return anytime soon but I wouldn't rule out a return visit. Didn't love it. Didn't hate it."
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "This was my first visit and I took my girlfriend. She is a world traveler and has been to these restaurants in Brazil so that was something I had in my favor. The service was excellent and the food wonderful but don't go wild with the salad bar, I had been warned about that. The picanha was great and the cordeiro outstanding, but the linguica was dry. Also the Brazilian drinks, caipirinha, very tasty but watch out. I would definitely go back"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "The first server was not great. We had been there for over 20 minutes and no drinks had been served but once the other servers saw this they more than made up for it. Food was dekicious. The salad bar is the best in town. The meats are cooked to perfection. Will be back."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "I had the opportinity to be in the original Fogo de Chao in Sao Paolo Brasil so my expectations are always the highest. Food is very very good including the deserts. It is unfortunate that you still need to chase for the prime cuts. They constantly trying to offer you the lower cuts so we need to keep asking the waitress to bring us the House special and the filet mignon. Deserts are 10+ did not have the Chilean wine we oreded Concha y Toro but they came with a goid recommendation. We found the salad bar not as goid as other times."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "They have great food. It was a wonderful environment & the food was absolutely delicious, nothing to complain about there. The service was okay we had to ask for things several times before we actually got them and some things we never did get. However, they were very, very busy so we just chalked it up to that. Prices were high but when you have Filet Mignon brought to your table as much as you can eat along with the other absolutely delicious meat selection they serve directly to u with a simple flip of a card; as well as a gourmet salad bar and a pretty extensive alcohol list well then I suppose it's worth it the pretty penny it costs to go there. If uve never been then it's definitely a place to try for a special occasion."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Great Place...been here many times before. Lunch is $30 plate. Dinner $50 Take advantage of ordering what meats you want...they will cook and make anything on the menu for you to your specs..."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "A great, unique, fun restaurant. The staff was very attentive and friendly. Come with an appetite, by the time you are done "trying" everything you are happily stuffed. My family went into a happy meat coma when we got home."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "My boyfriend and I celebrated our Valentine's Day here, and our experience was FABULOUS!! I can't say enough good things about this restaurant! Our servers were so polite and attentive, and even though the restaurant was packed they made us feel valued and special. And of course the food was to die for!!! The salad bar has everything you could ever want and then some, all of the meats were cooked and flavored to perfection, and our desert (the Papaya Cream) was a delightful and light finish to a huge and flavor packed meal. Try this place and you won't be disappointed, we can't wait to come back for our anniversary!!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "We had an early reservation - 6pm since they were booked from 7 - 8:30. We were seated very promptly. Once again an excellent experience. I highly recommend this restaurant and Open Table for booking."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I've dined here on another occasion and everything was t op notch but I don't recommend this restaurant for Valentine's night out. It was terribly unromantic because of the seating/table arrangements for the night. We felt like we were packed in like sardines in a tin can and the table was teeny tiny!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Went there for Valentine's day celebration, and really enjoued all of the meats they had to offer as well as the sides. Was a bit pricey bit overall I enjoyed myself and would definitely return again...also received a complimentary lunch or dinner coupon."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The food has such great taste it's hard to stop nibbling. All I can say is take your time and savor the food."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "We had a very good dining experience; we really liked the food, it had excellent taste and excellent service by the waitstaff. we were very pleased overall. however, we were very surprised at the cost of the meal, which we were unaware of as this was our first time dining at this restaurant. We thought it was a bit high but in the end, the quality of the food was memorable."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "Love the food and service great time both times I have been there."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "Waited till I was good and hungry before setting foot in this restaurant. Was not disappointed. Good variety of meat, chicken and pork to choose from, very ample salad bar and attentive wait staff."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "Some of the meat was over-cooked and dry which is why I did not rank excellent. Staff was awesome and we did not feel rushed."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Excellent service from the moment you sit down. The salad bar has a great selection and the meats are unbelievable. Just make sure you're hungry because it is a non-stop variety of some outstanding meats and you will want to try most of them."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "The service was excellent, wonderful atmosphere and a very enjoyable meal. We did wait a bit for some of the cuts of meat that we wanted to try but this really did not dampen our visit. The salad bar is really awesome but go straight for the carved specialties if you are a meat lover. Server gave us a complimentary dessert because we were celebrating a late Christmas with family, nice touch."
    Dined on 1/21/2014
  • "This was our first experience with open table and the restaurant. Everything turned out fabulously. Our table was ready when we arrived. Thank you."
    Dined on 1/17/2014