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About Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - San Diego
Join us at Fogo de Chão® San Diego located in the historic Gaslamp Quarter, perfectly situated to serve San Diegans and visitors as they enjoy the sights, sounds and festivals held in this exuberant district.
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.
San Diego, CA 92101
Brazilian Steakhouse, Steakhouse, South American
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Tuesday: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Wednesday: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Saturday: 11:30am - 2:00pm, 2:00pm - 10:30pm
Sunday: 11:30am - 2:00pm, 2:00pm - 9:00pm
G Street and 6th Avenue
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Valet parking is available during lunch hours Monday through Friday for $15.00, Saturday & Sunday Brunch for $18.00, and Dinner all days of the week for $18. Limited metered parking is located in the Gaslamp Quarter. Also available are paid parking lots and garages around the area (fees vary).
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Fogo de Chão® is the perfect location to host your group or private dining event. Your guests will enjoy Fogo’s elegant and authentic Brazilian dining experience. Each Fogo® restaurant provides unique private and semi-private dining rooms. Buyout options available.
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - San Diego Ratings and Reviews
Good "traditional Brazilian Churrascaria " experience. Cool having cooks bringing meats around on skewers and cutting them freshly at out table. Most meats were pretty good but nothing amazing, except the lamb was cooked perfrctly. We were excited when Filet Mignon came out but were soon very disappointing as it was over cooked and dry. At first I felt we were seated at a busy intersection, however after the "meat skewers" came around, all tables had busy activity. Pretty pricey. Nearly $400 for 4 people, only one alcohol drink each. But you're paying for the whole experience in higj-rent downtown. Most likely we won't return and will try the other two restaurants in town if we decide we want traditional Brazilian Churrascaria again.
Arrived before restaurant opened and expected to participate in happy hour. The front had a closed sign; like dummies didn't try the door which turned out to be unlocked. Even though missed happy hour, truly enjoyed our dining experience. Both my friend and I had been to a similar restaurant, this was way superior, both in food and service. Highly recommend.
The place was OUTSTANDING, Thanksgiving Dinner and it was to die for, even had turkey and dressing. The Salad Bar was beyond belief, they had everything and it was all excellent. The proteins were amazing, everyone better than the last, they said there were 28 that day, I think we tried at least 20 of them. Expensive, but you get what you pay for. We had a 10 minute wait in the lobby, they should have had the bar doors open, they could have sold us a bloody mary. I will be back when I have a special occasion.
The salad bar was to die for. I have never seen a better one than the one I experienced at Fogo de Chao. I could’ve sold myself up on that alone. Then the waiter started parading around with their huge skewers of different kinds of meat. They were excellent and all prepared in different fashions. After dinner, my son was treated to a dessert of his choice as it was his birthday. The only thing I would’ve changed if I could have was I prefer a more intimate atmosphere. It got pretty loud in there with so many people eating and enjoying themselves. Overall a wonderful experience which we will do again for special occasions.
The restaurant lives up to it’s brand, delicious and plentiful . Yes, the food was delicious, but the service was a little slow. With a reservation, we had to wait 15 minutes before being shown our table. It’s ultimately a buffet restaurant so we began eating within a few minutes of sitting. When we were ready for protein we noticed the Gauchos paid most attention to the larger tables. This annoying, because we were filling up on starches. Even when we held our marker in the air they did not come over. After about 10 mins and grabbing the attention of 2 server we finally got more than one selection of protein.
I come to Fogo de Chao like quite often and have never complain about the food, service, or anything from the venue in general.
Food is amazing the salad bar is as always full of delicious salads, fruits, cheese and more. Meat well that’s the best part of this. Drinks are always on point. It’s a must try if you haven’t being there. Overall service is amazing from the server to the meat distributors and management.
Very disappointing experience. Went to celebrate a birthday. One person in our party waited for chicken over 45 minutes and finally gave up as the rest of the group had eaten by the time chicken was available. Don’t mind spending this much money in a meal but should have the meat selections advertised available!!!
Great ambiance! The salad bar is amazing and the variety of food is to be appreciated. The chicken and pork meats were very good, better than the steaks.
The staff was very attentive and helpful and they made a nice creme brulee desert surprise for my friend’s birthday!
Definetly a place to recommend and visit once again!
We came on a Saturday afternoon to celebrate our anniversary. Our overall experience was AMAZING. My hubby loves to eat meat and this is the best place to satisfy any carnivore. I had the Red Blend wine and it was really good. The market table, the food, the service all get two thumbs up from us. We shall be back!
The wait staff were amazing. They were attentive and friendly. The only reason we had been going to a different Brazilian steakhouse was because they offered chicken heart while Fogo did not. Now that they have chicken hearts, this is a Brazilian go to place. Great place to celebrate a birthday. :-)
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