Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Boston

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Brazilian Steakhouse
Join us at Fogo de Chão Boston located in the historic Copley Square, across the street from The Boston Public Library and literally steps from Trinity Church and the Hancock Building. The location is ideal for locals and tourists alike.
Fogo de Chão is an authentic Brazilian Steakhouse (Churrascaria) that has been setting the standard in Brazil for the past 36 years. Today, our gaucho chefs still expertly grill and carve tableside each of our cuts of meat like Picanha (signature sirloin), Filet Mignon, Ribeye, Fraldinha (Brazilian sirloin) Cordeiro (lamb) and more. In addition to the main dishes, enjoy our gourmet Market Table, authentic Brazilian side dishes, and award-winning wine list. Guests can also choose to enjoy lighter seafood selections or enjoy the gourmet Market Table only option.
We also offer semiprivate and private areas that can accommodate parties up to 130.
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FN
Las Vegas
9 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The price to value obtained is out of proportion. for the price I paid for 2 adults and 2 children I Can enjoy a spectacular Steak Dinner at Morton’s for less.

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S
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Been there many times and the experience is allways excellent. Highly recommended to everyone. Just make sure you go hungry!

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OT
New England
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great experience!

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DW
New England
32 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An upscale Brazilian Rodizio Steak House. High-quality meats with fresh salad and produce bar. Great variety matched with excellent quality. Attentive service in a fun atmosphere. It should definitely be on your list for a terrific restaurant experience.

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G
New England
49 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Excellent service and attention to detail. Crying child...(parent didn’t take out of dining room to calm down) which dinner was ruined

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

We sat and wanted to order drinks and catch up. We had a reservation for 6 and they stuck us in a corner next to kitchen. So we were bombarded by meat. It was fresh and hot though! Table should not be for six in that location. Waiter was fine it was the other helper people who rushed us. Like go to salad bar now! Give us a minute please. But they kept at it despite red cards still came over. We went to salad bar and it was ok. The candied bacon is amazing but here it’s tiny bacon pieces. Other locations it’s full pieces.
I’m good to not return to this location. Much more elegant in San Diego and in New Orleans. This location wasn’t as clean and open. Very crowded tables. We spent 1.5 hrs and arrived after and left before other tables because we felt so rushed. Also it’s confusing where to park. They wouldn’t validate our parking so it was $40 in garage so we went into mall to buy something to get validated.

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New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fogo de Chão is always amazing. The food is delicious with tons of options, even if you don’t want/like meat. But this time the service was incredible. We had our 7 month old baby girl with us for the first time and asked for “any type of meat they could make without any salt”. They brought to our table, exclusively for her: chicken hearts (a Brazilian tradition), picanha and filet mignon. If we hadn’t told them it was enough, they would’ve kept bringing more and more. Oh, and all that while the restaurant was packed. If that isn’t outstanding service, I don’t know what is.

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KR
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Great place and great food. Obviously, not much options for a vegetarian but salad bar was fine. Hefty price for just salad bar at $39.99. Atmosphere is nice but somewhat loud. Better for group dinners not so much for date night.

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RC
New England
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 4ambience 5

Reward Program has took a turn for the worst, ask people to sign up for rewards program but does not want you to eat with other people who sign up for rewards program. Would rather have your whole party not sit together, just so you can use the rewards program they want you to sign up for. Manager would not accommodate. Very frustrating after being a patron for many years.

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K
New England
6 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

As always the service was magnificent, the staff is very friendly and they always make you feel like you are at home!

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S
New England
19 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place has been one of my favorites. Never get disappointed.

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OT
New England
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food and awesome staff! One of my favorite restaurants!

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EW
New England
9 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Loved the Market Table (salad bar). You can easily make a whole meal just from that. Pricing for full experience is far too high for lunch-seems more like a dinner pricing, imo. And they have no child/senior pricing (I asked) which makes it tough at lunch. We went with my 81 y.o. mil and $37.95 is ridiculous for most people, let alone an older person. She only eats a small amount unless it’s salad so doing anything besides MarketTable is a waste. Same goes for children. The chicken was dry, per usual, but the meats were all very tasty.

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New England
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Staff is very friendly and kind, took time out to explain the Brazilian dinning experience and made recommendations on drinks and dessert that were excellent

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CS
New England
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Atmosphere was spectacular and the food was magnificent.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

We were just two, table was booked well in advance, it was my husband’s birthday. We wanted a nice cozy time, but unfortunately the table we got was next to the entrance, people coming and leaving, cold when the door opens. I wasn’t happy about it, asked for another seating position, but it wasn’t available even without checking. I think when you have a special occasion specified and booked in advance more should be done!!! The food was very nice service other than that as well.

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JP
New England
44 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food, excellent service

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m
New England
3 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

food was good and there was plenty if you asked repeatedly
waiters not attentive and observant enough

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OT
New England
2 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Overall GREAT EXPERIENCE! Attentive and friendly staff! The food at the salad bar was fresh and good variety! My side dishes were brought to the table right before the churrasco experience and replaced when needed it., Our server was very friendly and the gauchos too also attentive and helpful! We had creme brûlée and chocolate cake, they were absolutely amazing! We truly enjoyed our experience! Bathrooms were cleaned and neat, we’ll definitely go back again!

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Cheshire
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 1ambience 3

Birthday for my mother in law it was her visit there and the food was not as good as expected and highly priced for the quality of meats

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C
New England
8 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Lovely lunch lots to eat

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P
New England
3 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Night out with another couple

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K
New England
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, the servers with the meat always come back to offer the correct meat cooked correctly.

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AD
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on January 7, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Awesome meats and a really healthy salad. Great experience overall.

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p
New England
9 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We took 3 hungry 10 year olds for a special birthday dinner. First Brazilian Steakhouse experience for all three and they were in awe of the never-ending meat :) Such a fun night. Our server was wonderful and even tracked down 2nd and 3rd helpings of everyone's favorite meats before all cards were finally flipped to red. They also enjoyed the serve yourself salad bar. Discounted prices for children made it worth our while.

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VT
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 4

Waitress was stone faced and never came back. Another waitress brought us the check. Asked to see a fish menu since I don't eat meat and never got it so I paid $50 for the salad bar. Waste of money for those not eating meat and absolutely awful service.

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MC
New England
6 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious all you can eat steak. Amazing salad bar. Loved it although my family tended to avoid this to save room for steak. Pricey.

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L
New England
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

New Year’s Day

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MM
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I've eaten at a few Brazilian BBQ places before but Fogo De Chao by far was the best. The cuts of meats were certainly above what I've had before as was the seasoning. The servers were very attentive finding the cuts and temperatures of meats that we requested. The offerings from the Market Table were also a step above the standard salad bar with a kale salad and apple salad that stood out for me. Plus the cheesy bread! OMG! There are no words to describe how wonderful that was! Though the food was plentiful I found it easy to keep to my basic meal plan (protein and veg) so most with dietary concerns shouldn't have a problem here (except if you are Vegan - this is NOT the place for you). This was also my boyfriend's first time at Brazilian BBQ and boy did it blow his mind! He's declared he wants to come back for any and all "man occasions".

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SS
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We have been as a family a few times. Food is great and experience is like no other. This time we were put in the back room which for the most part was good except it did slow the service down a bit

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PM
New England
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Fabulous as always !!! Every New Years Eve we bring friends to start off our celebration. We highly encourage people to go and experience this restaurant.

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PL
New England
7 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 1food 4service 1ambience 4

Food was great, but service was rude. Server literally tried to rush us out of there, handing us dessert menus before anyone was clearly done with their meal.

It ruined an otherwise good meal as the service really put a sour note on a New Years Eve dinner event for our party of 6.

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S
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's expensive but it's an awesome experience. Ideal for a business meal or a bachelor party.

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GH
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An excellent dining experience with sumptuous meats and a vibrant salad bar. Very good for you paleo and primal types, or people with a big appetite. Nice thing is that you regulate what you want and portion sizes. Waiters with personality bring a variety of beautifully prepared meats to the table and carve to order., Brazilian style - a must if you have yet to try that style, and a place you will return to if you have! Food is plentiful with concessions for kids dining with adults. We have dined as a family and with friends on a number of occasions, and never been disappointed. Highly recommended..

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 4

The quality of food has, regrettably, been on a steady decline. We probably won't be back.

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TS
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

food was good but a little over priced -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------.......................................................................................................................................................................................................................

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LF
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The best steakhouse in boston!! Special things happen there 🥰

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d
New England
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

It was great!! Such amazing appetizers and meat, and the vegetarians in our group were happy too. The food was all a bit salty for my taste though, which is the only complaint

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SJ
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Terrible! Been to many locations and this was the worst by far! A whole different restaurant. Was shocked! It was like eating cold shoe leather. Service was very sub par. Lack of management. Ruined our Christmas dinner and trip to Boston. My wife was sick for two days after. Never again! Stay away

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GT
New England
11 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 2

The meat quality is not great and they push the lower quality meats. The overall cost end up higher than the $55 when beverages and desert is included. It is not a great value.

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