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

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Scottsdale

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.fogodechao.com/
  • Phone: 4806098866
  • 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.
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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Scottsdale reviews from OpenTable diners
62 reviews since June 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (46)good for groups (37)fit for foodies (25)notable wine list (19)romantic (14)great for lunch (13)kid-friendly (5)hot spot (4)neighborhood gem (3)great for brunch (3)vibrant bar scene (3)late-night find (2)Show More
  • Great Evening
    JohnC
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    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
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great food
    outNabout
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent foid but find your way in
    Joaquin
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A huge disappointment
    gr8ctzVIP
    Dined on 2/25/2014
    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.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food....
    SunCity
    Dined on 2/23/2014
    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...
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Meat Coma
    Auvevy
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect from beginning to end
    SilkRuse
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    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!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Valentine's Dinner
    anniversarydinnerfortwo
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • romantic evening
    hungryjess30
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • not in love this night
    xJulesx
    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!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hard to stop eating
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/13/2014
    The food has such great taste it's hard to stop nibbling. All I can say is take your time and savor the food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Dining Experience
    Rezchow
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • All You Can Eat Meat
    Consigliere
    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.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • amazing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/9/2014
    Love the food and service great time both times I have been there.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Some of the meat was over-cooked
    FoodForThoughtVIP
    Dined on 2/8/2014
    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.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Bring your appetite
    Charlie
    Dined on 1/24/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent experience
    cpufan1975
    Dined on 1/21/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Novel concept, great proteins...sid
    Foodie88
    Dined on 1/17/2014
    Novel concept, great proteins...side dishes lacked zest. Slicing meats from skewers is great, but not when the server splashes meat juices on your arm sleeve. Lots of staff, but running all over and shortchange table service. Pricey.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • anniversary dinner
    anniversarydinnerfortwo
    Dined on 1/17/2014
    This was our first experience with open table and the restaurant. Everything turned out fabulously. Our table was ready when we arrived. Thank you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice for special occasion
    GilbertFolks
    Dined on 1/11/2014
    This is really a food experience. It is a bit on the pricey side but the salad bar is divine and the plethora of meat is nonstop. You tend to overea t to get your money's worth. It is a fun place to go if you are a meat lover. This is not for vegetarians.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • BRAZIL !!!!
    livewire
    Dined on 1/9/2014
    An excellent choice for those who already love eating in a Churrascaria (Brazilian Steak House) ,,,,,for those who have never tried before Fogo de Chao is the perfect place for your first meal prepared and served in this traditional Brazilian style. We have eaten at many Churrascaria's in various cities in the US and in Brazil; we certainly would recommend Fogo de Chao to anyone. We will definitely come back here while we are in Scottsdale now or whenever we return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great restaurant, always take
    KKS56
    Dined on 1/3/2014
    Great restaurant, always take our out of town guests there.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Variety and choice galore!
    BabyDocMac
    Dined on 1/1/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible experience
    Luisa
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    We went to Fogo for NYE and were really looking forward to our dinner. We were all highly disappointed. Service was the worse I've ever had, took forever to catch a waiter's attention and once we got his attention it was no use anyway because we didn't get what we needed within a reasonable amount of time. At one point we made our request for what we needed 5 times from different waiters! ( a table is not assigned to a particular waiter).The food was not good either.. salad bar was mediocre and the quality of the meat was poor and way too salty for my taste. This was not a cheap dining experience either.. I will not be coming back to this restaurant, such a disappointment
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  • Great Restaurant... Fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    Great Restaurant... Fantastic Food and Services. I love the Brazilian Barbecue "Churrasco"!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and excellent service
    Michael
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    Food is always excellent and service is professional. All the staff are friendly and helpful
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We love this place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    We have been to this restaurant many times over the years and keep coming back. The salad bar has a great choice and is always fresh and tasty don't go overboard though as you won't have room for the meat :-) The meat is delicious and I particularly like the Picanha which is their hous special, super soft and super tasty and the beef ribs - totally delicious. All the meat is good though and well cooked, they are just my personal favourites.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A trip through South America
    wileycoyote
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    From the moment you walk through the front door you know you are in for a great meal and a pleasant experience. The décor is warm and inviting. The first thing you notice is the salad bar which is massive, with a range of offering that I have never seen anywhere else. The staff greets you and sees to your every need. As to the food, the word incredible comes to mind. The items are merely a minute or two from the kitchen. The variety is beyond my expectations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great time!!!!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 12/29/2013
    First time there and had a incredible time. The food was incredible and the waiters were the best I've ever had
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable reservation wasn't
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 12/27/2013
    OpenTable reservation wasn't able to be found by the hostess. We were lucky enough not to have to wait too long. The hostess made the comment this is normal for OpenTable reservations. This isn't a remark I was very happy to hear.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • High Energy
    1574
    Dined on 12/27/2013
    The atmosphere at Fogo de Chao is extremely busy with gauchos slicing meats and customers getting up to get to the salad bar. A little traffic jam! However, the food is very good. The service is excellent. Not a romantic place for sure or a place were you can have a quiet dinner. There is an aura of excitement and fun. A different place to go! Pricey!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very rushed service
    JohnVIP
    Dined on 12/23/2013
    Seemed like they wanted us to eat fast and clear it out for the next group. Not a relaxing evening at all. Servers would come by offering more, even though they could see the food on your plate. Would not suggest this location for a business meeting......customer was not impressed either.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great special occasion place
    Chad
    Dined on 12/17/2013
    We came here for my fiancee's birthday and had a wonderful time. The servers were very attentive and willing to explain how the restaurant worked if you have never been to a Brazilian steakhouse before. The salad bar has some good items, but it's hard to restrain yourself so you don't fill up before the main course starts. Once we started on the meat courses, the gauchos came around fairly regularly and would always keep your plate full if you do desired. Our favorites were the house special, Picanha, and the filet mignon, but all the beef dishes were delicious. We left quite ful and satisfied. This definitely isn't a place we'd come all the time due to the cost (and calories consumed) but well worth it for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Meat
    Johnnysnow
    Dined on 12/15/2013
    Food is very good and well prepared. It's fun to go with a large group and make a night of it. Be prepared to eat a lot!! To get your monies worth you really need to dig in.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful experience
    argagnonVIP
    Dined on 12/2/2013
    Really enjoyed Fogo de Chao, very good food and very good service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lunch @ Fogo de Chao
    Anne
    Dined on 11/29/2013
    As usual we received the same exceptional service as everyone is our server and never had a complaint when we requested something specifically! We usually go for dinner but today was for lunch and we weren't disappointed! It was great as always! One of our servers suggested dessert and we absolutely couldn't take advantage but offered cocktails and we decided to imbibe! Not only were they yummy, they were nice and strong! Also the same server asked if we had a sweet tooth and suggested the side bananas with a little condensed milk poured on top ...OMG! They were to die for! Thank for the suggestions!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GREAT FOOD
    Ronald
    Dined on 11/29/2013
    Best salad bar and selection of meats I have seen. The meats were done to perfection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • More than plenty...
    AzGuyVIP
    Dined on 11/29/2013
    Fogo de Chao leaves you not wanting for anything. The salad bar is fantastic. The meat... many many different kinds is endless. They keep finding different cuts of meat to serve you. The service is great. It is a fun and delicious experience. Lunch is a bargain even if you just go for the salad bar, but I could never do that. ;-)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • They treated our 5 year old
    Melanie4
    Dined on 11/26/2013
    They treated our 5 year old grandchild and son who was celebrating his birthday to excellent service. The free birthday dessert and free meal for our granddaughter was a nice ending to a great night. Food was outstanding
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • March of the Meats!
    Silverslane
    Dined on 11/24/2013
    Fogo is an experience (not your typical restaurant's approach). The courtesy and knowledge of the unlimited amount of meat selections displayed by our servers were exceptional. The cocktails (especially my Mojito) was some of the best we've had, and the Manager was so proud of his operation that he invited us to see the kitchen system. The decor is nice (warm and contemporary, but not stuffy). We learned that the waiter/servers also grill the meats, so they know exactly whether your cut is rare or well done. Also, the kitchen was as spotless as you can hope for. Since I wasn't in the mood that night for meat, I opted for the "all you can eat" salad/cheese/fish bar and both the cold and hot choices were as good as any buffett I've had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.