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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse

#32 of 7,665 Restaurants in Chicago
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661 N. LaSalle Blvd., Chicago, IL 60654 (W Erie St)
3129329330
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Today
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:30
Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Algonquin, Illinois
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First visit to the Chicago location left us disappointed. While the quantity of meats was as expected the Quality was not. The meats were not good- filet was small, over cooked and fatty. Other meats were dry. If you are looking to eat a lot this may be a good option but in a city with great steakhouses, I would... More 

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Thank FourStarSplash
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is the ultimate indulgence. Come hungry and don't miss out on the sides. The large salad bar has some of the best options! The meat and waitstaff was exactly was we needed.

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Thank Caitlin O
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I lived in Brazil for 3 years, and Fogo do Chao is good in South America as it is in Chicago or NY. Very nice location. Good cocktails Delicious food. Big salad bar. It is not the place to have a romantic private dinner, because the " rodizio" type of serving can be a little annoying if you're looking for... More 

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Thank merovingio73
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here for Valentine's Day. The food was great, but the service was a little unorganized. They had people with portable bars selling shots/drinks. I had a cachaca and it was awesome!!! The drinks were fantastic! My complaint is we were charged for drinks that weren't ours and when we pointed out the mistake, they said... More 

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Naperville, Illinois
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have eaten at the Fogo de Chao in the suburbs, I was disappointed with the Chicago location. We had reservations, arrived 10 minutes early, however were seated 35 minutes after our reservation. When we inquired with the hostess, she would not make eye contact and gave vague answers. Our wait staff were great, timely, courteous. We love the selection... More 

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Thank km88856
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Don't bother with the salad bar, or the potatoes, polenta or plantains they bring to the table. You're here for the meat...the glorious meat. The service was great, and the meat was better. The ambiance was really relaxed and nice. It is a little pricey, but worth it. It was a great dinner.

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Thank Liza P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for Valentine's dinner. We were seated on time with our reservation. Wait staff was friendly, however, I think we had a table in a bad location because the meat carvers rarely walked past our table. Food was good and the pineapple for dessert was delicious!

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Thank Zoestick18
Cairo, Egypt
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i love this place i used to visit there every year , i like the chicken and shrimps , i like the desserts as well , but it used to be busy and crowded

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Thank drengytantawy
Chicago, Illinois
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They will keep feeding you and feeding you until your belt bursts. Not recommended for international tourists, only Midwestern tourists that can eat 5 pounds of meat in a single sitting.

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Thank Robert G
Bourbonnais, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband takes his staff and our family to Fogo for a Christmas celebration every year. His staff asks to go there even with all of the places we could go in Chicago. The salad bar is phenomenal! Then comes the meats! They are so tasty! Desserts are great as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$51
Cuisine
Latin, Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 661 N. LaSalle Blvd., Chicago, IL 60654
    (W Erie St)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: 3129329330
Description
Fogo de Chão(R) (fo-go dèe shoun), is an authentic Southern Brazilian steakhouse. In 1979, Fogo(R) began sharing the gaucho way of preparing meat in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Today, our gaucho chefs still expertly grill each of our 20 cuts of meat and offer you continuous tableside service. We invite you to enjoy the delicious preparations of our gaucho chefs along with our gourmet market table, authentic Brazilian side dishes, and award-winning wine list.

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