Fogo de Chao - Boston

4.4
2407 Reviews
$31 to $50
Brazilian Steakhouse
Fogo de Chao is the leading Brazilian steakhouse specializing in fire-roasting high-quality meats since 1979 utilizing the centuries-old Southern Brazilian cooking technique of churrasco. While our dining room is temporarily closed, you can bring the Fogo Experience to you with Fogo To-Go, Butcher Shop or Catering for Pick-Up or Contactless Delivery. Visit https://fogodechao.com/location/boston/ to place an order.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
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vipJamesF
New England
14 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Alot of the meats were cold upon arriving to the table. Assuming this is due to the new guidelines around Covid-19 and not being allowed to carve table side. But need to do a better job getting meats out hot. Very disappointed in the over all food service around the tableside meats.

Fogo de Chao - Boston
Responded 2 days ago

James, this should never be the case, as all of your cuts should be hot and fresh. We're sorry to have disappointed you and we hope you award us a second chance in the future.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience3

Went there all the meats they brought out were over cooked a lot and were Bailey edible I was very unimpressed

Fogo de Chao - Boston
Responded 5 days ago

Impressing every guest is our mission, as we never want you to be left underwhelmed. Please visit us again, as we are sure we can earn your complete satisfaction.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
6 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience1

I think they lost their touch, food was nothing special but they still charge their premium price. Hopefully they will hire the old staff that this place great. Can’t blame poor service and food on covid.

Fogo de Chao - Boston
Responded 2 days ago

We're sorry to hear you feel such a way, as we can assure you, our team has not lost their touch. Please visit us in the future, as we'd love to make your visit memorable.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really enjoyed our date to Fogo! The caipirinha server was very nice and our server was fantastic. Will be back again in the future.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great time

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vipMikeys23
New England
155 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service always excellent. Getting used to Covid process, though miss the days of meats being carved at the table. Restaurant was pretty empty. Hoping that all of this ends soon. It's more fun to patronize when restaurant is crowded. Feels more energetic. Until then will continue to patronize on a periodic basis.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience5

Due to the pandemic they made our side plates, it was nice but I still wish I could make my own. There was other changes they had to make of course but it’s understandable. There was no mashed potatoes served new years eve night that is usually served with the entrees which was disappointing so I only had the choice of rice and beans. Service was good however. Mixed Drinks were not strong I could not taste the alcohol in them at all only juice. Ambience was good as usual. Valet parking was still up and running and very fast and convenient.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great place especially during pandemic. The staff made you feel welcome! Especially Camilo the bartender (cart).

Food was amazing and kids loved the lava cake.

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AmjadA
Kansas City
3 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service, and delicious food! Thanks

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had reservations for my fiancé’s 36th birthday. Everything was amazing from the from the food to the customer service. We will definitely be back soon.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great and safe beginning to end.

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ChristianC
New England
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It is not inexpensive but worth the price. The churrasco with chimichurri and vinaigrette and the caipirinhas are excellent.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
25 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2020
Overall1food5service1ambience4

A disappointing end to many years at this restaurant.

Fogo de Chao - Boston
Responded on December 11, 2020

We are troubled to hear this, as we never want you to leave unsatisfied. When you are ready to award us a second chance, please visit us again.

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vipMeow123
New England
17 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2020
Overall2food3service3ambience3

Tables are too close to each other. Someone sneezed at our direction and we felt so disgusted, also scared since it’s still coronavirus time. Not going back there.

Fogo de Chao - Boston
Responded on December 11, 2020

We're sorry to hear this, as you should never feel uncomfortable when dining here. Your safety is of the utmost importance, so please allow us the chance to show this to you.

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EmmanuelO
1 review
Dined on November 28, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

I would not recommend, except you are not hungry..

Fogo de Chao - Boston
Responded on December 2, 2020

Emmanuel, this is saddening to hear, as we love to earn our guest's recommendations. Thank you for your feedback.

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vipPeterC
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The atmosphere is very different under COVID. A server will bring salad bar items into your plate. You pick which meat choices a d they bring small, precut portions to you. It’s still all you can eat, food quality seems the same as before. But the whole feel is very different and less special.

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Meat is not good. Food doesn’t taste as good. Paid 90$/ person for a not good food. Doesn’t worth the money.

Fogo de Chao - Boston
Responded on December 1, 2020

We always want to be worth a visit, so we're disappointed to hear we fell short. It is our hope that you visit us in the future, as we're sure we can make this right.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
11 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience3

We love Fogo. The service and staff are always wonderful. They are really trying hard to make the best out of the covid situation and restrictions. We’ve spent more than a handful of holiday meals here. The tables felt a little cramped this time, which I was surprised by. The food was great. Will return again.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2020
Overall3food5service4ambience5

Despite the recent reviews I saw on google, the food was great. Everything at the salad bar was great, I think my favorite was the chickpea salad. What I was disappointed about is though, after maybe 4-5 times they weren’t stopping by our table for the meat service. It wasn’t like there weren’t enough servers, they just kept walking by us without asking if we wanted some. I was waiting for about 20 minutes without anything to eat before I decided to go back to the salad bar. Servers and bussers kept asking if we were finished with our food because our plates were empty for so long. It was bit disappointing but the food itself was very nice!

Fogo de Chao - Boston
Responded on November 25, 2020

We're sorry to hear that our service wasn't what you expected it to be. Our team hopes that our delicious meals are enough to earn us another visit in the future.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

I always feel rushed by the staff, it seems like they don’t want to be there. The steak portions were definitely smaller of what we used to. When we first arrived there was a congregation of staff members at the front desk (not safe at this covid crisis) the. We preceded to be seated at a table away from the beautiful view of the window, they said that section was closed. They handed out a piece of paper to be filled out by us we had to specify what kind of meats we wanted, it was pointless because they brought the opposite of what we wanted. We had a bacon allergy and that they brought us chicken wrapped in bacon. More than once. During lunch they kept offering some grilled pineapple that we didn’t want it at all. The picahna was burnt on the outside and cut very very thin and too much fat. Overall experience was disappointing, our side dishes were cold and never refreshed or served hot. I don’t think we’ll be back again

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Phenomenal meal and service. Adapted well to covid rules.

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GabbyC
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

This restaurant was really good! I would just say that I feel like the restaurant did not do good with COVID! tables were too close and there were so many people

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JordanL
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Had a party of 8. Food was delicious but service slowed down after only a few plates of food. Overall still a good experience

Fogo de Chao - Boston
Responded on November 17, 2020

Jordan, our service should never slow down when it comes to serving, so we apologize for falling short. We hope you visit us in the future.

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DonnaD
New England
3 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good, tasty food, nice atmoshere, but also very expensive.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Staff was informative and attentive

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vipAlexisF
New England
14 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Fogo is always a great place for meat lovers, I’ve always enjoyed my visit to other locations and now this one as well. I wish their cuts were more tender, as it’s usually my experience, I do however understand that we are under a pandemic and it is challenging to procure ingredients with the still-in-business purveyors and that represents a though situation for everybody involved, nevertheless the staff managed to more than make up for that little detail, thank you

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Yellowstone
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Good concept, maybe better value without a pandemic. Tables are quite close, salad bar is not accessible without waiter assistance. Meats do come quite regularly but you want to be careful not to say yes to all of them, otherwise you get full quickly.

Fogo de Chao - Boston
Responded on November 3, 2020

We know the pandemic has made our experience a bit different however, we are trying our best to continue to deliver wonderful experiences. We hope you visit us again, as we know we can earn your 5-stars.

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vipShadyB
New England
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The experience has deteriorated significantly from the last time I went to dine there. It doesn’t warrant the $60 per person price tag. Out dated and the salad bar was reduced to greens and some cheese with very limited options. Very disappointed.

Fogo de Chao - Boston
Responded on November 3, 2020

We never want to hear that our experiences have deteriorated, so lease know, this is concerning. We'd like to invite you back, as our team would love the chance to regain your satisfaction.

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Luvfrenchfud
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Service was good, though adjusted given the pandemic, guests are still seated too close to each other.
Good meat selection but mostly medium rare and even well done. Salad selection is really good.
They gave us desserts for the anniversary & birthday we were celebrating - very nice gesture! Much appreciated!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food shmacks servers awesome social distancing prime

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StandingFavorite
New England
4 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Service was perfect, and the COVID-19 safety precautions were Both effective and non-disruptive to our dining experience.

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SeanR
New England
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our second visit to Fogo de Chao and the food was excellent once again! Waitstaff were kind and very attentive.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday date. Nice time

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vipYablu
New England
26 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Covid procedures for Buffet were very well done. Might even consider keeping the look and ask, but server touches model going forward. I did miss the table-side carvings and green/red cards. Just not the same taking pre-sliced meat from a plate. Servers were very attentive, and caring.

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AmjadA
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I Am always happy with my experience!! Never disappointed!! Thank you

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FredB
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome experiance! My recommendation is to skip lunch and bring your appetite to Fogo de Chao and you wont be disappointed!

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truthaboutfood
New England
9 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

So we are in a pandemic, and I kept this in mind. we were seated at the back of the restaurant, it was nice and quite.
Our server was very nice, unfortunately we couldnt understand a word she was saying, with or without a mask. Her entire focus for the first 10 minutes was to upsell, even after we politely responded no. She delivered cheese rolls with no plates, utensils or napkins.. We had to ask.

We then found out they work in teams, her teammate was Joey Wow, that's right couldn't make that up. He was great and took over from there. He was spot on with everything.

As for the food, the market buffet offered a nice variety. Now for the meats, what Fogo is known for. They offer 13 different meats, we were offered the following;
cheese 2x, parmesan pork 2x, tenderloin 2x, pork sausage 1x, lamb roast 2x, lamb rib 2x, sirloin 2x and chix wrap in bacon 1x. No beef ribs, pork ribs, rib eye, no regular chicken or picahna. When they arrived to the table there were only small slices of meat and very few of them, as they couldnt even serve everyone at the table. What was happening is they started at the front of the room and worked their way back, which is fine, however those of us sitting in the back got the scraps. I called over a floor manager and he quickly corrected the issue.

Overall we enjoyed the food and the service, its quite clear that covid has changed the way everyone has to operate. We will be back, just wanted to share our experience.

Fogo de Chao - Boston
Responded on October 13, 2020

We appreciate you sharing the details of your experience, as we always want to know how our guest's visits were. We look forward to serving you in the future, as we are sure we can earn your complete satisfaction.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

The restaurant is only worth it if you are going to stuff yourself.

Fogo de Chao - Boston
Responded on October 19, 2020

We always want to our guests to leave satisfied, so we're disappointed to hear we fell short. Our team hopes this doesn't keep you from visiting us in the future.

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FlavianI
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

excellent service, excellent food, over all a great choice !

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter Joe-Wow was absolutely amazing. I have never been happier with a server here. My girlfriend and I frequent here often and we came for a friends birthday. I couldn’t have asked for a better waiter for the first time. He was friendly, personable, and very funny. I will specifically be coming back sooner than planned just to visit him.

FAQs

Fogo de Chao - Boston offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (617) 585-6300.

Fogo de Chao - Boston is rated 4.4 stars by 2407 OpenTable diners.

Fogo de Chao - Boston does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://fogodechao.com/gift-cards/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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