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About Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Washington DC

Join us at Fogo de Chão® Washington DC located in the historic Evening Star building in Penn Quarter. A Beaux-Arts style façade invites guests into a space featuring large murals depicting ranch life in Southern Brazil.
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 170.

1101 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
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

Cross Street:
11th St NW

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(202) 347-4668

Website:
http://www.fogodechao.com/

Parking Details:
Valet parking is available during dinner hours for $10.00. The valet is located on the 11th Street side of the restaurant. Limited metered parking is located around the restaurant. Also available, are parking garages on 11th St. between E and F Streets, and on 11th St. between F and G Streets. Pricing ranges between $13.00 and $20.00.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

Enjoy a Fogo Holiday Churrasco Feast of indulgent bone-in cuts and seasonal recipes exclusive to the holidays. Dinner price all day Thanksgiving.

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Enjoy a Fogo Holiday Churrasco Feast of indulgent bone-in cuts and seasonal recipes exclusive to the holidays. Dinner price all day Christmas Eve.

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

Enjoy a Fogo Holiday Churrasco Feast of indulgent bone-in cuts and seasonal recipes exclusive to the holidays. Dinner price all day Christmas Day.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Enjoy a Fogo Holiday Churrasco Feast of indulgent bone-in cuts and seasonal recipes exclusive to the holidays. Dinner price New Year’s Eve & Day.

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Private Dining

Invite your guests to a truly unique group dining experience! Whether for private dining rooms, or to interact in our main dining areas, Fogo de Chão® is the perfect location for parties of 15 to 110

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Washington DC Ratings and Reviews

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90% would recommend it to a friend

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·Dined on August 15, 2017

Great place to go for the experience of a Brazilian steakhouse.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 14, 2017

My husband and I had a "date night" at Fogo. This was his first experience. He was wowed by the overall experience; attentive wait staff, first rate selection of meats, fine wine, wide array of salads. He can't wait to return!

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Healthy, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on August 14, 2017

Very good time and our waiter was outstanding!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 14, 2017

Restaurant week. Great deal !!!!

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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Not as good as it use to be the service and attention to detail has really gone down , the food is still great once you do get served though ,and no it wasn't too busy just bad srevice

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Great experience, excellent customer service. Enjoyed the evening

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 10, 2017

Fogo de Chao is where you go when you want limitless quantities of high-quality meat. The atmosphere is like an upscale dining hall, but if you can get past that, the food is quite good. There's the entirely gluten-free "market table" (salad bar) and then there are the green and red, "more meat"/"stop with the meat please" tokens. You can order other items, but we didn't. There is also a Scotch cart we didn't hail.

The best meat choices were the sirloin, lemon steak, and cheese-crusted pork. The filet was kind of dry, but it's so easy to move on to something else, I could forgive it.

I had only two complaints: 1. I noted in my reservation it was my son's birthday. The table next to ours got a festive birthday dessert, but none for us (it was ok, though, we were stuffed). 2. After my first serving of lemon steak, I couldn't find it again, and they acted as if I were crazy. Maybe I misheard?

FdC isn't my idea of fine dining, but my son loves it and we had a wonderful evening.

Tags: Good for Groups, Paleo Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on August 9, 2017

The service was ridiculous!
Servers wdid not understand English!
quality of food was not as good as other FOGO restaurants

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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 7, 2017

My wife loved it. This is the fourth Fogo de Chao we have been in 3 different states. Thumbs up

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 7, 2017

What happened to this place? Seems Fogo used to be a more upscale restaurant. Half the guests were dressed like they were at Applebee's. When we got there we walked past two guys in the waiting area that I assumed by their attire and smell were Fogo dishwashers who just got off their shift. They reeked of weed (whole waiting area smelled like skunk). They ended up dining a couple tables away from us. The food was mediocre - some of the beef cuts were tender and delicious but much of the meat was tough and bland.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Went here to celebrate my birthday. Service was excellent as usual and food was delicious as well.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Poor quality meat, even though you get a lot of it. A lot of fatty meat is not for me. Felt like a dressed up Sizzler.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Not impressed. The service was mediocre, and we found the meat selections/quality to be better st Texas de Brazil (which is less expensive)

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·Dined on August 4, 2017

This was our first time here and we were amazed! We had three twelve year olds in tie and they all commented that this was their new favorite restaurant! Phenomenal food and the Brazilian lemonade is delicious!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on August 3, 2017

It was our first time here celebrating my 35th birthday and it was a great experience we had a wonderful time and we definitely will be returning soon.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 31, 2017

Outstanding service!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 29, 2017

My waitress Erica was really nice!

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·Dined on July 28, 2017

Awesome Food and staff , looking forward to going back..

Tags: Spicy, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Organic, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Late-night Find, Good Vegetarian Options, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Casual, Authentic, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Maybe we caught them on an off night but the service was awful...

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 (Richmond)·Dined on July 27, 2017

I love the ambiance of the restaurant. The food is always perfectly cooked and the staff are amazing.

Tags: Great Beer, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Paleo Friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Yum, we 1st came here 8 years ago with the family. Of course this time around it cost a whole lot more because the kids were now that much older and were also of drinking age!
Never the less it was worth it. With a son in NJ us living in Virginia and our daughter who resides in Australia it certainly was a special occasion.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on July 21, 2017

This was a great dining experience for us. We enjoyed the variety of meats (chicken, sausage, steak, lamb, pork chop) and the seasonings that were used on them. The salad bar is huge! The wait staff was busy, but came by often. The noise level was higher than I expected, but it was still easy to talk and interact with those at the dinner table. They even packed up dessert to go for us. I would recommend this place and go back again (even if it wasn't a special occasion).

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 15, 2017

This restaurant is really cool! We loved it! Want to come back so much. Thank you!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 14, 2017

I was not impressed with the side bar. Not much of a selection. Meat was ok. I only really enjoyed the filet mignon.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 12, 2017

The $15 salad bar lunch is both delicious and a great bargain.

Tags: Paleo Friendly
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 11, 2017

Food was good, but they were very busy had us in the upstairs dining room... less attention from the wait staff... even for a party of 10! Took a long time to get the bill, then finally had to go give the bill with my cc to the manager so we could get out. Normally I really enjoy Fogo....

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on July 8, 2017

This is a very special restaurant with unlimited Brazilian beef. It is pricey, but excellent for a special occasion. Don't bring a friend who is vegetarian...they will be disappointed while you love the place!

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Wonderfull salad bar and good offer of good meat. Very good Brazilian picanha and all kind of different meats

Tags: Authentic, Fun
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Fogo de Chao is certainly for folks with an appetite. The restaurant has an excellent salad bar. And the meats are very tasty and nicely prepared. Service is excellent - you will not go away hungry. My sole fault with the restaurant is that both the bar and the dining area were exceptionally noisy, to the point where we had to shout to speak to each other. Other than that, a fine restaurant.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 6, 2017

Fun and delicious.

Tags: Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Fun
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 (New England)·Dined on July 4, 2017

The food is too salty & the atmosphere too hectic for my tastes. If you want a place to enjoy a quiet relaxed dining experience, this is not the place.

Tags: People Watching
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 4, 2017

It was fine- but the meat seemed to skip our area

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 (Denver)·Dined on July 4, 2017

Amazing, as always! The service is awesome and it's always a pleasure to dine here! Thank you!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Memphis)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Anniversary

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Love the Fogos in Brazil. Was looking forward for a little Brazil in the States .... D.C. failed. Under seasoned food. Low variety. Way overpriced.

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 (Portland)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Always good steak and lots of it! Too bad they didn't have the Parmesan chicken that night though

Tags: Special Occasion, People Watching, Good for Birthdays
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 30, 2017

We've eaten at this location many times. I was surprised at the lack of service on this occasion. It was a Friday night the restaurant was not crowded at all, and the servers did not bring us bread until halfway through our meal after pointing it out twice, and the same with the table sides. No one checked on us much throughout our meal. Was really surprised. We've been at both the DC and Baltimore location countless times and have had much better service.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 29, 2017

We went there tonight with family,food for good as usual,the service was horrible,don't think we are going to come back

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on June 29, 2017

A very nice restaurant with excellent service a little pricey for what you get but the food was excellent the drinks were very good a little too much ice in the mix drink. The food was good when you pay that price it's hard to eat your money's worth but never the last was a very enjoyable experience our entire group had a good meal good time and really good service the manager on that night was wonderful shared life stories and was very personal with our entire table definitely made our experience that much better. And we will definitely share this restaurant with our friends

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 25, 2017

Our servers Carmine and Kevin were EXCELLENT : the food was OUTSTANDING : the service was EXCEPTIONAL...We will come back again and again. We LOVE this restaurant.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Good for Anniversaries
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