About Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - Minneapolis
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
Hours of Operation:
Monday: 11:30am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Tuesday: 11:30am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Wednesday: 11:30am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Thursday: 11:30am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm, 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday: 11:30am -2:00pm, 2:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: 11:30am - 2:00pm, 4:00pm - 9:00pm
7th St. S
$50 and over
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Valet parking is available after 5:00 pm for $10.00. There is parking available at the City Center Ramp (The entrance is on 7th Street). Parking in the City Center is $6.00 after 4:30 pm. There are other parking ramps in the area which range from $8.00 to $21.00. Metered parking is available between 8:00 am to 10:00 pm. During lunch, we recommend that our customers park at the City Center Ramp.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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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 - Minneapolis Ratings and Reviews
I have eaten there before and it was exc ...
I have eaten there before and it was excellent. My wife and I were disappointed with the quality of the food (much of it was under cooked) and the service was practically non-existent. This was extremely disappointing for the cost of the meal. Not likely to go back anytime soon.
Service was very poor, which made the ex ...
Service was very poor, which made the exceptional food not worth the hefty price tag. They spent more time trying to get us to purchase additional shrimp appetizers than actually serving us. They boasted that all servers helped all tables and they worked together as a team, but this mindset let to no one helping us instead of 'everyone' helping us. I normally wouldn't be so critical because the service definitely was not the worst I've ever seen, but I do expect to get drink refills, a timely mannered check (15 minutes after our table was cleared), and refills of the 'unlimited' sides (had to practically beg to get any potatoes the FIRST time, let alone when we wanted more) from a restaurant with this kind of reputation
The first time I dined at FdC was about ...
The first time I dined at FdC was about 6 years ago. I remember it being an upscale restaurant with the most delicious, tender, juicy meats carved table side. I felt confident when I recommended FdC for a group dinner--4 of the 9 people I'd never met. It was very difficult to hold a conversation as it was incredibly loud and we were seated at a long rectangular table. But the most disappointing was that the majority of the meats were all very dry and overcooked. Being that this is the "draw" to the Steakhouse, I felt even worse that we each paid over $50/person for food no better than you'd get at Applebees. And to top it off, our server was okay, but certainly not one who went the extra mile or was memorable. FdC I'm truly hoping that you just had a really bad night (8-27-16) and not that you've lowered the barre. But for the price point, I'm not sure I'm willing to find out.
The food and service is unbelievable. As ...
The food and service is unbelievable. As soon as you are finished with your plate, someone is there to take it and bring you a clean one. Not once did I see either my wife's or my water glass than half full, always getting topped off with more water. Countless times we were asked if we needed anything or any requests for a certain kind of meat to be brought to our table. Even when going to the salad bar, you are handed a clean plate from a smiling face. The entire meat selection is beyond description. Fresh, hot, flavorful and tender. Be sure to come hungry, take your time and enjoy all the food choices. Be sure to keep your portion sizes small as you try all the offerings or you will get full way early.
Busy place, a bit noisy making table-con ...
Busy place, a bit noisy making table-conversation challenging. The number of meat choices/cuts have changed since last time we visited: fewer choices now. The salad buffet is outstanding. The wine list included a BV Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 (good California wine year), but only 2013 was available....Service was attentive and excellent.
Used a special offer and felt a little b ...
Used a special offer and felt a little bit neglected since we didn't go with the regular priced meal. We were bypassed many times by the gauchos with meats that were included in our meal. We had to ask a few times for things to come to us and even then they didn't come and we had to ask again. We have been to this restaurant a few times before and have had excellent service but this time we are not sure if it was because of the reduced price offer or just an off night. We were there to celebrate our anniversary so we did enjoy a complimentary dessert to share which was great!
Got their early (5:30). Was pretty quiet ...
Got their early (5:30). Was pretty quiet, but by 7:00 filled up. Great value, terrific meal and a great dessert (flan). Had been before for lunch and was disappointed, but gave it another try and it was great! Bottom sirloin was so good. The salad bar is fabulous and hard to not fill up on that. Wonderful and attentive service.
We booked our reservation last minute. ...
We booked our reservation last minute. The staff gave us outstanding service. The food was excellent. The different meat they offered was fantastic. They have more beef than chicken or pork, but all three were cooked to perfection. The staff was not only prompt, but very friendly. I highly recommend this restaurant.
The salad bar is top notch. One could ea ...
The salad bar is top notch. One could easy fill up on the wide assortment of cheeses, cured meats, vegetables, and fruits. The way the meat course is served is that of a traditional Brazilian steak house. A coster is placed in front of you with a red (stop) and green (go) side to indicate that you are ready to be approached. The servers walk around with skewers of a wide variety of meats such as chicken, lamb, top sirloin, pork chops, etc. Beware of leaving the coaster on green, the servers are always prompt to your requests. The service was awesome. Always love coming here.
On average, I come here with some friend ...
On average, I come here with some friends about once or twice a month and It has always been very good food, quality meats and refreshing cocktails. The service was not so good this time, we had to flag different servers to order drinks, new plates, get some water etc. We only saw our server once throughout the entire meal to get our drinks and we were on our own after that. It is surprising because the service is usually great here and it was not very busy at the time we had dinner.
Overall, this is still a great restaurant and I still would recommend this place.
We were given a $50 gift certificate and ...
We were given a $50 gift certificate and a $25 gift certificate at Christmas, 2015. We redeemed them Aug. 2016. They only gave us credit for $40--said the rest had expired. Also, this is NOT the restaurant to go to if you like your meat well done. We asked for well-done meat but the server never returned. My husband barely ate anything and will not go back. I enjoyed my meal, but pretty much ate alone.
Our first experience at Fogo did not dis ...
Our first experience at Fogo did not disappoint. The ambiance was great, the food was superb, and the customer experience they created for us was amazing. We will definitely return on our next venture to the cities! IF you have never been do yourself a favor and GO...you will LOVE it!
Great place to eat. Our server Aaron was ...
Great place to eat. Our server Aaron was so friendly. The manager asked us to move our table down about 3 feet because he wanted to give us space from the large party next to us. He then gave us two free deserts. Was super friendly! Amazing food, I will definitely be going back again.
I had been wanting to go since fogo open ...
I had been wanting to go since fogo opened in Minneapolis and sad I waited so long before I finally went. I didn't know what I was missing! The service was a well oiled machine, the wait staff was friendly, patient, and on time with everything. My wife and I were celebrating our 4 year anniversary and everyone there made it feel so special. The food....outstanding. No need to describe it any more because it was that good. I took my first bite into and behold I had seen the face of God. I would highly recommend it to everyone. Thank you for such a special night.
LaVigne, Robert T.
Great, fantastic food as always! The wai ...
Great, fantastic food as always! The wait staff seemed a little disorganized, however. We waited a little longer than normal for initial drinks, side order deliveries, and a lot longer for the bill at the end. Definitely out of the norm compared to previous experiences at this restaurant. Still a good dining experience with top notch food nonetheless.
Dining at Fogo de Chao is pure indulgenc ...
Dining at Fogo de Chao is pure indulgence. We would seldom visit unless for a very special occasion. Since it was our 49th Wedding Anniversary, we felt it was a perfect place to go, and we were right. Helping wait staff, incredibly good food, portions way beyond what we could consume. And although we are not accustomed to paying in excess of $120 for a meal, given the circumstances, we were ready to pay. Next year, for our 50th, we may return again.
Fogo is not inexpensive. We save it for ...
Fogo is not inexpensive. We save it for special occasions, but always walk away delighted, thinking that we should skip some of the lower priced places we go and come to Fogo more often. Unbelievable salad bar, wonderful meat, exceptional service...always a delightful place to be. For us an additional attraction is that my wife is on a gluten-free diet, and there is almost nothing on the menu she cannot eat. The cheese bread served at the table is gluten free. There are even gluten free croutons. A wonderful place!
This was the best brazilian steakhouse I ...
This was the best brazilian steakhouse I've been to. The service was beyond outstanding! The food was delicious, and the atmosphere was just ambient enough! I would definitely recommend Fogo de Chao to anyone with a hearty appetite for meat!
We had a fabulous time. It was the firs ...
We had a fabulous time. It was the first visit for all of us and we all had a great time. Even though the food is excellent and the service top notch, I feel like the price is a bit high. We would love to come back again - but would never be able to because of the price. It was a once in a lifetime experience for us.
I arrived with my party of 4 at the rese ...
I arrived with my party of 4 at the reserves time. I was told that I would need to wait until a table was available. I was ok with that until it took 20 mins to be seated. I was told by the hostess that the first round of drinks would be comped by the establishment only to see the charges on my receipt. I was very surprised at the level of service. The service was spotty including refills on drinks and the meat. We had to wait up to 15 minutes for filet mignon. My wife and family were not impressed. I will say this however, once the management was made aware of our plight they made things right. Including refunding the drinks that were supposed to be comped and buying a round of drinks for the table. Matt Roth saved the night. I'm sure that we will be returning to this restaurant again because of the professionalism and quick thinking of Matt the GM.
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