Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Los Angeles

4.4
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Brazilian Steakhouse
Join us at Fogo de Chão® Los Angeles located in the heart of downtown. We are just a short walk from LA Live and Staples Center and just steps from some of the city’s most prominent hotels. Inside the restaurant we have incorporated Brazilian contemporary architectural design with modern imagery and elements that pay homage to gaucho traditions and our Southern Brazilian roots.
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.
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JY
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

It’s way more chill than the BH location but their salad bar is def not at the same level by any means. The service here is spotty. We’ve come here before and received impeccable service but then there are days like today (father’s day) and they were giving out bogo coupons for the next visit so the place was packed. Our reservation was at 5pm, we show up at 4:55pm, hostess had a hard time locating our reservation and finally she did. I double confirmed with her that she found me because I booked through open table and I wanted to make sure I got points. The good part was that kids are free under 7 and our 4 yr old got to try some different types of meat. He’s not a big or adventurous eater so he got bored really quick while we waited and waited for the servers with meat. Maybe it was where we were sitting but they kept skipping us and I finally had to flag down people and tell them which types of meat I wanted. One hour later we were full, mostly from time passing and eating our salad bar picks. I didn’t even see the lamb chops and only saw it because someone next to us was eating it. We basically only got half the meat. Anyway we are back home and I get this email from opentable saying I was a no show at fogo. Hm, so I guess the hostess didn’t actually find my name. Annoying! Well I’m glad I have photos now with time stamp to prove I was there.

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CW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always make a reservation. I wish the desserts were free. The food is amazing. you have no less than 3 people always making sure you're doing ok. They move the experience along. It was great as always.

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SA
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is excellent, the lamb is delicious, the service is amazing, the sides are delicious, the maple bacon is awesome and the entire staff is superb.

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OT
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Excellent meats. Service was a little slow. Overall excellent meal.

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Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 4

If you have been in a Fogo de Chão before know that this one is the worst of all of them. I’ve been to at least 10 different ones and this is by far the worst.
First started with the girl at the entrance saying the wrong price for us. Second they stopped serving us food after a while; I kept constantly asking because the green sign didn’t work. The variaty of meats was way bellow the average, same for the salad buffet. In the end they just brought the bill without us even asking; like they were asking us to leave. I had to listen to comments from my friends like: “The best meat only came once to our table”. That’s because it was their first try.
I would avoid this one if I were you. Look for another Fogo de Chão.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Waited over 30 minutes for filet tenderloin, made multiple requests...still nothing! Finally after 3 or 4 requests we got one small piece...we were to full to enjoy it! They seem to do it on purpose. Bait and switch after spending 350.00 ? ...why?

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F
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

The wait staff were amazingly-amazing!
They conversations were as if we were friends!
We wanted for nothing

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LN
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and great ambience.

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OT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

Meat was barely seasoned. Not worth your money for tasteless meat!

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S
Los Angeles
38 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Food is great especially the meats. Service was a bit lacking. Beverly Hills location is better service wise. An ordered beer never came but was on the bill. They removed it.

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SM
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I recommend the lunch menu market table and add 1 meat. I don’t really eat all
Meats so I’m good withe one. Make reservations so you don’t have to wait. Did I mention the bacon is super good and also make sure you try the cheese breads. They make them fresh so they are delicious.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My sons 24th Birthday and his first time at Fogo de Chao, we all loved the food and service was great. Thanks!

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TL
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Go hungry! So much food. I would definitely recommend to friends!

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JP
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Birthday celebration dinner.
The meat cuts were over cooked for my taste. I like medium rare.

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LS
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 1

One of the lady waiters was so bad... don't want to come back anymore.

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k
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Come with an empty stomach! The food was delicious!

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RP
Sacramento
5 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

I have been to several Fogo’s in different cities and this one was the lesser of the others comparatively. The service was subpar and they had barely any meat runners the whole time there, which made meat service quite slow. Maybe they do that as a strategy to serve less meats I’m not sure. Service quality is the number one thing I look for at these restaurants mainly because my first experience in Indianapolis Fogo was superb and ruined it for all the other locations that don’t put that kind of emphasis into the experience they are giving their customers.

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HJ
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We met friends for dinner. Started with a traditional Brazilian cocktail followed by two bottles of wine. Loved all the meats and overwhelmed by all the delicious choices on the side bar-we all went back several times. My recommendation, pace yourself. There is so much food and everything deserves a taste!

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CD
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 2

Way overpriced. I basically paid for the meat (unlimited). The sides was mainly salad fixings and some mashed potatoes. The best thing was the rolls and pork... The steak was mainly undercooked, for my liking and unseasoned

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LB
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

While the food was awesome, and the "meat service" was great, the waiter service for drinks/special orders was not so great. It took so long to get our drink order. We ordered a few shots toward the end of our meal and they never came. We ordered a dessert that came as we were getting up to pay and leave. The dessert itself (Papaya Cream) was awful, and waiter gave us a few plastic cups to take it with us. Overall bill was $730 for 7 adults 5 kids. It was Mother's day so it was very busy, but I would imagine that preparations can be made for big days like that? Very crowded as well, and the table layout is not very ideal, you have to constantly squeeze in and out of rows to get to salad bar.

We were definitely full of food when we left and we were satisfied with the food, but service can make or break your overall experience which is why I would say no to this location again.

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MC
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

The salad bar is amazing and the selection of meats is extensive. Great place for a special occasion or for if you have a large appetite.

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RU
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 1

Do not go during holidays. Service is not what it normally is during non holidays. We only had the server come to our table twice with meat - never once did our server come to ask if we needed water or refills. This was not the normal experience I have had at Fogo before. This time was terrible. To top that, we were seated at a table directly next to the emergency exit and a walkway. I had to get up my table at least 3 times to make way for people to walk by. Just a terrible experience. My daughter's chair kept on opening the emergency door because her chair was directly next to the exit door. Very poor decision on management to place a table there - if there was a fire emergency, we would have been blocking that exit. A huge fire safety violation.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Please take a bit more care. A piece of hair was found in the chicken salad on the salad bar. Otherwise, food was great. Salad bar was fresh. My guess was impressed with the experience of unlimited/ non stop meat

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DH
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 1

They really sacrificed the quality of service and food for Mother’s Day. Big disappointment. Also, they went around with small shot glasses and were offering to people. We thought it was complimentary for Mother’s Day. When the bill arrived, they had charged us $12.50 for each shot! Very deceptive.

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G
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Made reservations for mothers day we arrived 30 minutes early and they sat us early too. We all had the 62. 95 all you can eat meats and salad bar. My mother got carried away at the salad bar and did not try all the meats, however, I saved my grizzly bear appetite for the meats. At one point I tried so many I cannot remember which one was which except for the pork tenderloin in parmessan in my opinion it was the best one. My sister fell in love with the lamb and sirloin.. I am happy they gave us a complimentary card because we will definitely be back again soon.

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OT
Orange County
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 3

Great food and great service!! Even for a very busy day like today, Mother’s day

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EY
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing cuts of meet. Amazing servers. Great place for any occasion

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 4

Booked a reservation for 7 at 1:15pm. Finally sat down at 1:55pm.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Worth the experience.

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J
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 5

The salad bar was horrible. Brown HUGE pieces of romaine lettuce. We were never offered grilled pineapple and our assistant left in the middle of our dinner. So weird.

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NK
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waitress was extremely attentive. Was there for graduation dinner and my experience was amazing!

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T
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food and service...everyone was very personable and good spirited...

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OT
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on May 2, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Food was delicious. Service was surprisingly not good. At first we had 2 different waiters asking if we needed drinks but after That we had no one come to our table. Had to ask one of the guys serving meat for extra cheese bread and water refills. Once we got the attention of a waiter we asked for medium rare filet mignon and ribeye, both were well done even after we told the meat carver. It was disappointing. It was very difficult to get a servers attention so that we could get our bill. Once asked we were never offered dessert. Which has never happened before. I didn’t want to wait around anymore and just paid.
Ive been here multiple occasions and it’s the first time I experience service less than excellent.

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SZ
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Could be correct for someone who came first time. Too much average and seen before.

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a
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff is incredible food was great, but the hostess should never be allowed to deal with people...e

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S
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This experience took me back to happier times in my childhood where we would go out on Sunday after church to the smorgasbord with choice of all types of meats, poultry and fish and of course sides to go with them and others to season and add flavors without using sauces (hot, bbq, etc.).

I thoroughly enjoyed all of your red meat selections and ate these every time they came around. Also the 2 types of lamb had me bleating like a well fed sheep. 😉

Look forward to many returns to this restaurant and will venture out to others on my travels.

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CM
Orange County
27 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptionally friendly staff, great service and food.

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

A wonderful family Easter dinner.

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CS
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing experience, our waiter went above and beyond to assure we were enjoying ourselves through the night. His attention to detail made it possible for us to enjoy ourselves up until the time we left, we will definitely go back and ask for him.
We knew we liked the restaurant but he made it a great experience!

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