Fogo de Chao - San Francisco

4.4
1278 Reviews
$50 and over
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. Please join us on our patio, or bring the Fogo Experience to you with Fogo To-Go, Butcher Shop or Catering for Pick-Up or Contactless Delivery. Visit www.fogo.com to make a reservation or 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
What 1278 people are saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
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4.3
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4.3
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Goodasgold
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Little nervous sitting by the street, but had a great time and would definitely go back!

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FernandoS
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food4service2ambience3

I would had like more salad option brought to my table, especially knowing that you have a large amount to offer. I love dinning at Brazilian steak houses and I love your restaurant, however this time I did not like the service nor food options. It was a bit of a let down. Not to mention that I was with my wife celebrating our 7 year anniversary. I even asked for a request to please be served to our table for our celebration, but nothing was done. The server was very nice, however very inattentive. Not what I expect for a $70 per person meal.

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vipoldenoughtoknow
San Francisco
205 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall1food3service1ambience3

Absolutely deplorable. With the exception of Theo, everyone working there was new and stupid. I had to ask for everything twice (including a napkin) and I NEVER GOT MY BACON!!! What on earth is going on?

Fogo de Chao - San Francisco
Responded 21 hours ago

It's disappointing to read your comments about the service you received. Our team works hard to provide top-notch service, and we would be deeply grateful for another chance to provide you with an experience that's fantastic in every way.

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vipfrdiner
San Francisco
176 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Service was amateur. Food took forever to be circulated. Sides were frozen by the time meats came around. We will give one more chance and then its off the list forever.

Fogo de Chao - San Francisco
Responded 21 hours ago

Our team is saddened that you were disappointed in the food and service you received, but we appreciate you taking a moment to share this information with us. We look forward to welcoming you back and working to achieve a five-star level of satisfaction.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday diner for my wife

Fogo de Chao - San Francisco
Responded on February 18, 2021

Thanks for choosing Fogo for your birthday celebration! We are so happy to hear you and your wife had a great time. We hope to have you both back in soon. Cheers!

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Amazinglygood
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Loved it! Their waiters are very respectful. I asked them to not bring pork to my table and they made sure of that. Super satisfied!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Very confusing. Ordered the fish dish and it didn’t taste so well.

Fogo de Chao - San Francisco
Responded 7 days ago

You should never be confused with your order, so this is concerning to hear. We'd love the chance to deliver you a better time, so pease visit us again.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall2food5service1ambience2

I had a reservation at 9pm. And got sat down 40 mins later because they said they were “ backed up”. That was not my problem they should be more organized on their availability/schedule. I’m very disappointed. The food tasted amazing though after all. They include the tips in the check and it’s about 40% which they barely came to the table & asked if we needed anything.so I didn’t think that was fair.

Fogo de Chao - San Francisco
Responded 19 hours ago

We apologize for the wait you experienced. Our team works hard to make sure visits are terrific in every aspect, and it's our sincere hope that you'll consider giving us another chance to achieve your full satisfaction. We'd love to serve you another amazing meal.

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JamesS
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience2

Given the situation, it was ok. We were literally seated on the sidewalk without any roof support during Valentine’s Day. We had to ask if we could move closer to the restaurant, as it rained off and on. Service was ok. Food was decent.

Wouldn’t come back but it was a funny experience.

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vipahlexzis
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Awesome food

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Valentines Day

Fogo de Chao - San Francisco
Responded on February 17, 2021

We apologize for falling short of your expectations on this wonderful holiday, as our hope is that our guests leave happy with their visits. Please don't allow this to keep you away, as we are sure we can earn your satisfaction next time.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall1food5service1ambience1

I made reservations here for 1:30& for our first time (valentines & 2 year anniversary ), note when we got here it wasn’t busy at all . first we got sat at a broken table so we got moved further down to a different table , they didn’t inform anyone so we were sitting for about 25 min at our table , no water no menu no server . finally I said something , a server came we ordered waters , waters or food still didn’t come for another half an hour , the servers were just skipping our tables not offering us any food , we finally got our drinks after maybe two rounds of some steak , then our server comes and offers us dessert at around 3 and I was confused because we hadn’t gotten like ANY food .
she grabbed a server to come bring us food and finally the restaurant started to pick up so it’s like 4:45& we still haven’t really eaten and now it’s really busy so we ended up just paying $157 for a couple pieces of steak and water for two & we are now leaving to go eat somewhere else .Mind you we came from San Jose . Ridiculous .

Fogo de Chao - San Francisco
Responded 7 days ago

This is disheartening to hear, as our team never wants a guest to have to wait so long for cuts and end up leaving hungry. We sincerely apologize, and we hope you award us a second chance in the future.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

We waited 15 minutes for our table even though we had reservations but I’m assuming it was only because it was Valentine’s Day and they were very busy. Other than the wait, the food was great! Our waiter Nic was very attentive and the servers were so friendly. There were times we had to ask for certain meats to come by but the staff were quick with our requests. Would recommend!

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DonaldB
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was Great. Its definitely a must when I come back to San Francisco

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The wait staff were very accommodating and no one was obnoxious, the food was delicious and the experience was great!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hospitality. Fresh to Sautéed veggies, were delicious. Grilled cuts tasted perfect.

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DevC
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a elegant experience i highly recommend this a 5 star rating

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FrankB
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Food was wonderful and the service impeccable. But we ended up eating way too much, and felt almost sick as a result. Word of advice: pace yourself, eat the vegetables and salad sides. Also sitting on the side walk with cars whizzing by seemed dangerous and detracted from an otherwise gorgeous ambiance.

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OpenTable Diner
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service & food you get a lot well pretty much all you want for the price you pay! Will be back soon

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Joey
Detroit
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience4

The was food was average and not worth the price. The waiter stopped at our table once throughout the whole meal. The wait staff walked by many times with my water glass empty. I finally got a refill when the check was delivered. Will not be coming back to this location.

Fogo de Chao - San Francisco
Responded on February 18, 2021

Joey, we apologize for such inattentive service, as our team members should always ensure you are not missing anything during your visit. We hope you choose to award us a second chance in the future.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our first time at the restaurant the server was awesome and gave us suggestions as to what we should try our first time so our experience would be unforgettable.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Experience was nice but almost every cut of meat was off the edge and was extremely fatty and full of gristle. I honestly wish I would have gotten a dinner with one cut of meat or the salmon. I think overall it would have been a better quality meal. I’m also not one to want to stuff myself silly. I felt guilty for leaving so much uneaten meat on my plate. Service was impeccable and ambiance was wonderful despite the COVID dining guidelines.

Fogo de Chao - San Francisco
Responded on February 17, 2021

Our team thanks you for your feedback, as we always want to know if our cuts hit the mark. We apologize for them having some fat, as they should always be served to perfection. We look forward to making this up to you in the future.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

It was nice, servers were attentive the whole time

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall2food5service1ambience2

I have been coming to Fogo for years with my family for birthday dinners and celebrations, their food NEVER disappoints! However, with the new health standards regarding Covid I’d really like to see more precaution from the restaurant itself. It was pretty busy the night my family & I (party of 3) attended. Knowing that’s something employees can’t control, we understood the “slower than usual” service. What we didn’t expect to see was food flying in and out of the guest entrance, some employees not wearing masks, and improperly distanced seating. We’re really not one to complain as we are food service workers ourselves, but I felt the need to let the restaurant and customers know to be more cautious. Thank you Fogo for the delicious food, we hope we can come back when things get safer!

Fogo de Chao - San Francisco
Responded on February 12, 2021

This is concerning to hear, as our team should be following all of our safety protocols during this time. We're sorry if we fell short of your expectations, and we hope you award us a second chance in the future.

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vipveee
San Francisco
39 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great service. Wonderful to be back again

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vipGregoryK
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food4service3ambience4

There was a couple next to us playing YouTube videos pretty loud. We went for a nice quiet romantic dinner. I don't feel it's my place to say something to other patrons. The restaurant needs to be proactive and think about all of its guest and what they might think.

The service was good but it really was a bit lacking in general. I was annoyed but kept to myself and tried to enjoy my dinner with my beautiful wife.

Thanks,

Gregory

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant for a date. Excellent wine selection!

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MarkL
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love fogo , going back for Valentine’s Day !yesssssss

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vipoldenoughtoknow
San Francisco
205 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Had to move tables twice to get comfortable - once away from a group with a crying baby, and the second time to move away from the draft.

Abner was wonderful.

During best of times, gauchos are hard to understand. It is worse now behind masks. Elecution lessons are needed.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and food

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vipoldenoughtoknow
San Francisco
205 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So glad you are open during San Francisco's Pandemic Lockdown.

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vipGALEXAVIER
Orange County
6 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was good and servers kept coming by every 2-3 minutes with more food which was great but also made having a conversation with someone at the table hard because of constant interruptions. Alcoholic beverages came to the table very very slowly so we didn’t order anymore drinks after getting our first round.

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vipRamyaR
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall3food1service2ambience3

Super salty food and slow service

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MarkW
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Rudy was terrific!

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vipNogaYogev16
San Francisco
55 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was good, good service, very good covid precautions. The only food that overcooked were the pork ribs-dried out and tough. The tables wer4e spaced far apart, heating were great, and a comfortable environment.

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UelL
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent place to go for any special day of celebration. It’s worth it.

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vipoldenoughtoknow
San Francisco
205 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Most annoying was a Latinix family with a screaming baby. They should have been asked to leave and/or not admitted in the first place.
Theo brought me a rum cocktail that was not ordered, but added to my bill. Server removed the charge when the mistake was brought to his attention.
Turkey was very bland - dark meet should have been cooked and served in addition to the tasteless white meat.

Very glad restaurant was open and improvements can be made for next year's Thanksgiving Dinner.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service amazing food

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
23 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience3

They should have some heatings in the patio area it was cold. The food it was really good and nice deal in the wines bottles

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Staff was very nice and accommodating.

FAQs

Fogo de Chao - San Francisco offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (415) 427-0004.

Fogo de Chao - San Francisco is rated 4.4 stars by 1278 OpenTable diners.

Fogo de Chao - San Francisco 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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