Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Indianapolis

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Brazilian Steakhouse
Join us at Fogo de Chão® Indianapolis housed in the former Zipper Building – named for its façade that resembles a zipper. Guests are welcomed by a distinct 12’ by 8’ stained glass window depicting our signature fire.
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 80.
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LB
Cincinnati
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was great service was better.

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HP
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 2

Was given our menus by one server, our drinks ordered by another server, and then no one came back with drinks or to take our order. We started serving ourselves. We were told multiple times that "everyone is our server" but then told by 3 different servers that "they weren't officially our server...our server was someone else that hadn't even come over. We love the food but the service has been like this the past 2 times we have come to this restaurant. We only come for special occasions so this really ruined it for me. If I'm paying $150 for our food and drinks the service should be better up to par. We will be taking our money and special occasion celebrations elsewhere.

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OT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

My husband and I were pretty excited to try Fogo as we’ve heard good things about it from others. The service was excellent however it was super busy and loud. The meats were good but not seasoned as much as I would like. Overall it was a good experience but given the price I wouldn’t go again.

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d
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Service was outstanding, food was amazing, there was a lot of very loud people in the dining area. Overall good experience

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OT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Destiny, our server, was fantastic . However, the quality of the meat was less than what we expected. I spent $200 for this meal and was quite disappointed.

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AR
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

The food was delicious, however the time it took for our deserts to be boxed and get the check was a 22 minute wait for a party of only 3.
Thank you for your time

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Indiana
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

It was my sons birthday. The food we excellent as usual. The service was off, usually there is so many people around it is a little too much. This time there were big gaps in someone checking on your table.

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KD
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I've been to a few Brazilian steakhouses and Fogo does it best so far. They are the first to get the leg of lamb right and wow did they ever nail it. It's perfect. The seasoning was ideal, there's an excellent crust/sear, and the perfect cook temp. The beef offerings were all out of this world good and a medium rare piece was always available every time they came around...YUM.

The market table was great. We found some great cheeses and salads to accompany the meats. Also, the cheesy bread puffs (Pao de Queijo) , polenta sticks, and bananas were fantastic too. Everyone goes in with the plan of only stuffing their face with meats, but all the sides are so good it's impossible to resist.

If forced to find something small to whine about it'd be the parm crusted pork. It tasted great, but was a bit dry. In their defence, it's hard to keep pork from drying out without undercooking it.

Overall, I wish I could trade our local Brazilian steak house for a Fogo de Chao.

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M
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Not sure if we caught it on an off day, but service was slow and when we asked for steak that was medium it was never available. I didnt eat more than $25.00 worth of food, but spent $53.00. They beat thing about lunch was dessert, amazing cheesecake.

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SH
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely perfect. I love everything from valet to the waiters. I would dine in everyday if I had the money!

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DB
1 review
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

Seemed like staff wasn’t ready to open and food was not what is usually is. Service was amazing!!!! Filet was crunchy on entire side and hard to chew and that’s not how we remembered filet to be. The wait time for filet exceeded expectations.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband Birthday

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A
Chicago
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Overall this was a good experience. I did feel as if the wait staff were not as attentive to our table. There was another table of men who looked to be recording for a show and the wait staff appeared to be huddled around their table. That would've been fine as long as my service was not neglected in favor of that table. I did not feel that way. As well, it took quite a few minutes (15-20) before any meat other than pork/chicken was brought out. I understand this could be due to cooking times, it is just an observation. I would return, but maybe for a lunch portion to bypass the hefty price tag.

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LC
Indiana
4 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Fogo is a place we can go that satisfies everyone. The service is always exceptional

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New England
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was a great experience! Great service!

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P
St. Louis
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebrated my husbands birthday, he was completely surprised, everyone was so attentive to us.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was amazing service and food

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p
Indiana
6 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My boyfriend went for brunch on a Saturday @ 11:30 am. It wasn't crowded at all, and felt like that was an IDEAL time to go. If you can skip the dessert bar, (some items for bruch; but not really needed with all the other food), we recommend going at this time. Very enjoyable and quiet.

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KM
Indiana
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always enjoy our Fogo experience !!!!
Very attentive staff making you feel welcome and pampered !!!!

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KY
2 reviews
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

In town for the weekend, first time here. Food was pretty good but Andy, our server, was amazing!

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SH
Orange County
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Food and service were great. Place is a little noisy, but not so much that you can't speak in a normal voice. Would definitely recommend.

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t
Indiana
5 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

even though I'm a huge vegee eater, I loved the chicken salad.
Sorry to say, I did not eat any red meat, but it did look delicious
Did they have lamb chops ?

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KS
Charleston
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always love Fogo de Chao and the American version of a Brazilian steak house in Indy

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MM
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome service and food!

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A
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 1

The restaurant was extremely loud - we could hardly hear each other talking from across the table. The food was sub-par - although the price wasn't unreasonable. The service was not up to par, either. All in all, this restaurant does not live up to its' reputation.

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L
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Service was great, we made reservations and I felt we was seated in a timely manner. The waitress did a good job at explaining what to expect (this was my first time). The meats came out hot and fresh. The only complaint is, the higher grade meats wasn't available for everyone. For instance, the beef short ribs and ribeye, even after making several requests for beef short ribs I still was never served them.

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LC
Indiana
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the Brazilian churrasqueria! Great selection of meats and drinks!

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SS
Indiana
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful meal, atmosphere and service.

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TR
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We very much enjoyed this experience. The wait staff was very attentive and the food was wonderful.

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OT
Indiana
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 5

Took my boyfriend here for his birthday and we usually love this place, but service was lacking this time. The head waiter (we believe) had to come over to the table multiple times because our chips were green but we had no meat. Servers just kept walking past without offering any food. Then a regular costumer was seated beside us and received abnormally great service (which she told her date was really lacking because she had to refill her own water). Just an off night for the staff.

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Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 2

Hard to have any conversation.
Waiter took a long time (15min) to come back for a drink order, by that time we decided to just go get our food. We were assisyed by other staff the rest of the night. He never checked in until he dropped off the check.
Most likely won't be back unless it's for Devour Indy. The sevice, food, and atmosphere do not justify the regular price.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Very loud and busy, but overall the experience was pretty good. I felt like the place was a little understaffed while we were there because the employees were running around like a chicken with their heads cut off at times which made the customer service aspect not very good. That's not to say I didn't have a bad experience, but I left slightly disappointed after paying so much money.

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MD
Indiana
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Usually we get amazing service here but this past time it was like we were invisible. The servers would walk but when we had the green up on the table. We asked for a particular meat and waited 20 minutes and finally left as we realized it was never coming.

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p
Indiana
42 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent lunch at the Market Table! There are so many things on that “salad bar” that are delicious. It is plenty for lunch with lots of choices. Soup, rice and beans, veggies, smoked salmon and make sure you try the bacon and chicken salad! Bacon is the best!!

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ML
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Even though it was a Thursday night, thenplace was hopping and LOUD! Staff did well despite the large crowd. Call ahead reservations are a must. With a bottle of wine, the bill for 2 topped $200 (with tip).

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OT
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Wife’s birthday

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JP
Indiana
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

We waited 45 minutes and still did NOT get any chicken ?!?! Very upsetting, never had that happen before!

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BH
Indiana
3 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 3

Food was good but I used the valet parking. When I dropped my car off all my tires were good. Full tire pressure. Get my car back and passenger side front tire was at PSI 1! Didn't realize till I was about a 100 yards down the road.

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EW
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Service was a little slow, but overall a very nice experience!

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A
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

It was fantastic as always. The blonde female host really stood out to me. She was so helpful and friendly.

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