About Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Austin
Fogo de Chão® (fo-go dèe shoun), is an authentic Southern Brazilian steakhouse. In 1979, Fogo® 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.
Brazilian Steakhouse, Steakhouse, South American
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 11:00am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Tuesday: 11:00am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Wednesday: 11:00am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:30pm
Sunday: 11:30am - 2:00pm, 4:00pm - 9:00pm
$50 and over
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Valet parking is available during lunch and dinner hours for $10.00. Limited meter parking is located around the building. Also, there is a pay-to-park lot one block west of Fogo de Chao.
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Send a Gift Card
Buy now and send it instantly by email, or print a card to give in person.
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 - Austin Ratings and Reviews
OUTSTANDING STAFF. Every single one made ...
OUTSTANDING STAFF. Every single one made me feel like a VIO in their own way.
We were not given menus with prices. It ...
We were not given menus with prices. It was our first time ,the waiter explained the buffet . We asked about the sea bass plate and he said it's a bit extra price . Meats kept coming,but the lamb chops only were served once while we were there.
The 3 members of our party enjoyed the m ...
The 3 members of our party enjoyed the meal. It was nice to be able to have a conversation that was easy to hear. Food and service was excellent.
Generally enjoy this place, but this tim ...
Generally enjoy this place, but this time meat selections were limited and service was slow.
Great for meat lovers- don't go if you a ...
Great for meat lovers- don't go if you are vegetarian. Service was terrible. Waited 15 minutes for check and another 10 to get our card back. They were all about just getting meat on your table but impossible to otherwise find a waiter.
We went to celebrate Fathers Day, my Mom ...
We went to celebrate Fathers Day, my Mom was here with us visting from Germany and she was so impressed with the food and service! We absolutely loved it all around!!
Excellent, excellent food. We have been ...
Excellent, excellent food. We have been to Fogo's many times and the food is consistently top notch. Plenty of servers taking care of our needs and doing a fine job. We did have some issues with one, who seemed new to the job. Ambiance was nice, so overall a thumbs up.
Market table was good -- lots to choose ...
Market table was good -- lots to choose from. I didn't have the meat, but others at the table did & said it was good. This place is -extremely- pricey. Multiple wait-persons, but primary guy was a tad surly & not very efficient -- like he really didn't want to be there.
Love, love, love Fogo ! Claito always m ...
Love, love, love Fogo ! Claito always makes it special and Katarina gave us memorable service!
The taste of the meat at Fogo has been p ...
The taste of the meat at Fogo has been poor my last 2 visits. I will not return.
Many of the meat items were so rare as t ...
Many of the meat items were so rare as to be almost inedible even though I asked for well done and medium well done. My party was impressed with the salad bar. The service was outstanding.
Not just a haven for meat lovers,tthe sa ...
Not just a haven for meat lovers,tthe salad bar is great too.Itoo.It is an experience.Awsome service and outstanding food.
As normal, an excellent meal. I will re ...
As normal, an excellent meal. I will return in the future.
Great service per usual. Are my fill and ...
Great service per usual. Are my fill and enjoyed it as I always do!
The food is always outstanding and the w ...
The food is always outstanding and the waitstaff is really impressive.
I loved everything about my experience t ...
I loved everything about my experience there. The fact that we reserve our table for 8pm, and at that exact time we had it was a plus. Also, all the waiters knew our meat preferences after we had told them only once. As a Brazilian, I can tell that I felt myself back to one of the Brazilian steakhouses in Brazil.
Great find in Austin!
Went here for my birthday dinner with my fiancé! The service was phenomenal and the variety of food was great! I'm a picky eater and it was nice to try lots of meats out without buying a full meal
Great food! Wish there was a dress code ...
Great food! Wish there was a dress code though to add to the ambiance. We and others were dressed up but some people had Tshirts and flip flops on and it was sort of distracting. Great service and excellent teamwork by the staff members though! Food was delicious and we were stuffed! The team treated us with anniversary cheesecake in celebration for our ten year anniversary and it was super nice! Will definitely recommend.
While on the pricier end of the dining s ...
While on the pricier end of the dining spectrum, Fogo offers a high-end, service-oriented, delicious dining experience that is as much about the food as it is the ambiance. Just don't eat before you go!
The service was outstanding!
Enjoyed a quiet date night the featured great drinks, a wide variety of meats and the most delicious turtle cheesecake. As great as our dinner was the service was a thousand times beyond that!
Unusually off night for Fogo de Chao.
Meet was uncharacteristically overdone and gristly across the board. Every type of meat was full of fat and gristle and unchewable.
usually good but disappointed this time
We come here at least twice a year for special celebrations. The food and salad bar are usually amazing, but not this time. Very disappointed. The food was not the usual and the salad bar was definitely lacking options. Some of the servers seemed 'disappointed" when you did not take their choice and the same choices repeatedly. T We did appreciate the congratulations message on the dessert platter. The bar tender was new :(
Bacon wrapped sirloin is my favorite! Ev ...
Bacon wrapped sirloin is my favorite! Everything tastes wonderful. It is hard not to stuff yourself on the salad bar.
Staff was excellent. Especially Roberto ...
Staff was excellent. Especially Roberto the manager. Really made sure all of our accommodations were met.
Fogo is a rare treat
Going to Fogo is a rare treat for us. The flavor and variety of their meats are like no other in the city. The atmosphere is great. Even though it was a busy night, we were still able to carry on a conversation at a normal level. The wait staff was attentive through out the meal. There were so many of them around that it was easy to get someone's attention, except when it was time for the check. It took a while for that to come out due to some miscommunication about who was going to bring it to us.
Not bad, but not great
Our waiter was not cordial at all. He didn't make us feel welcome. In addition, the salad bar is just ok. I'm used to a much bigger salad bar for the same price. The appetizers were brought to the table with no explanation of what they were. Two people in our party requested the sea bass and were initially informed that they were out but then it turns out they did have it after all. The caipirinhas were decent at first then got progressively weaker as the night wore on. I had my card on green for at least 10 minutes before someone came around again. The offerings were slim and a few were good but not the quality I'm used to at Plataforma in NYC or a Porqao in Brazil or even a small churrascaria in the middle of nowhere northern Brazil. The one light in this experience was the manager. He was great! Very cordial and helpful with great charisma! We felt as if we were being rushed to leave. A few members of our 8-person party even commented that if they hadn't made us feel rushed to leave before even 10pm then they would have ordered more drinks. Much work that needs to be done at Fogo de Chao Austin.
Our first visit, not our last
You have so many choices of sides, veggies, and meats. You can eat as much or as little of each as you'd like and walk away satisfied. My wife has celiacs and just loved the Pao de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread) which happen to be naturally gluten free and super delicious!
Customer service is great. Food is better than average quality but it is apparent that is is a buffet. For the price, I would expect better food. This being said, unlimited food is great and they have many options for meat. The arrangement of tables and grouping of different parties is also unattractive whether the restaurant was trying for a vibrant social setting or quiet atmosphere.
Variety and Value
When we arrived we found that they offered complimentary valet. They parked our car right up on the curb then charged us $10 to park it there. Note that we did not request for it to be parked there, nor is our bmw m3 too large to be parked anywhere else. The venue was quite crowded and noisy. We were charged for water on top of $49.95 all you can eat meat extravaganza. There were a couple meat choices that came to the table that were not good at all. The parmesian pork loin was awful. I could barely swallow it. There was a cut of beef I embarrassingly had to spit into my napkin. My husband did the same. The other meats pretty much tasted all like each other. The bacon wrapped chicken was actually the best thing there along with their cheese rolls.
Weekend in Austin
Great meal with some friends. Celebrated my wife's birthday there. Good food and great experience. Easy access from our hotel and other attractions.
Estancia vs Fogo
So we have been to Estancia but had heard alot about Fogo so tried it. Really you have to literally wait to be served even when you flip your card to green. It takes them a long time to come give you food and that kind of ruins the entire purpose of this place. Also the meats are under seasoned so it wasn't that great. We have decided going forward we will stick with Estancia because they have great non stop food service and better seasoned meat.
Fogo de Chao is wonderful! Second time d ...
Fogo de Chao is wonderful! Second time dinning and always a pleasurable experience from the vast selection of food to the wine. The service is top notch and second to none.
The food bar is delicious and excellent ...
The food bar is delicious and excellent for both a cozy date night or a group get together. My hubby and I went and had an excellent experience. The meats were deliciously succulent and very flavorful. We don't drink alcohol but did enjoy their Brazilian lemonade.
The lamb chops are always point. They di ...
The lamb chops are always point. They didn't have any of garlic parmesan pork, but dining experience great. I will back for another visit.
Always go for the full experience! The f ...
Always go for the full experience! The fillet is the best thing there!
My goodness so many meats and so good. E ...
My goodness so many meats and so good. Everything was great and service was spot on.
knocked it way way out of the park once ...
knocked it way way out of the park once again!!! Best service ever, both waitstaff and meat cutters very attentive without being bothersome.
Great dining experience, but given the p ...
Great dining experience, but given the price $50 for dinner, sides and "salad bar", definitely a special occasion place. That said, lunch seems to have the same fare and is cheaper; about $30.
First time going and most definitely wil ...
First time going and most definitely will be going again. Great food and great service. Thanks for making my anniversary a success
Our first date
The waiters just didn't pay attention it took my gets the managers attention to get a check and they still never brought my dates ice for her water she requested twice to two different waitresses. It seemed like everybody around us got service but we didn't. I have been here before like three times and it was my first time having that sort of problem here .. I'm hopefully it was just a bad night for them
Please sign in to record your input. Thanks!
Report this review as inappropriate?
If you believe this review should be removed from OpenTable, please let us know and someone will investigate.