About Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - San Diego
San Diego, CA 92101
Join us at Fogo de Chão® San Diego located in the historic Gaslamp Quarter, perfectly situated to serve San Diegans and visitors as they enjoy the sights, sounds and festivals held in this exuberant district.
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 130.
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, 4:00pm - 9:00pm
G Street and 6th Avenue
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Valet parking is available during lunch hours for $10.00. Valet parking is also available at dinner Monday through Thursday for $12.00, Friday through Sunday for $15.00. Limited metered parking is located around the Gaslamp Quarter. Also available are paid parking lots and garages around the area (fees vary).
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Fogo de Chão® is the perfect location to host your group or private dining event. Your guests will enjoy Fogo’s elegant and authentic Brazilian dining experience. And, you will appreciate our helpful and knowledgeable staff. Each Fogo® restaurant provides unique private and semi-private dining rooms
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - San Diego Ratings and Reviews
Came here for a Valentine's dinner and w ...
Came here for a Valentine's dinner and was very pleased with the dining experience. The food was really interesting because it came in two parts. The first was kind of an open bar with a variety of dishes, salads, fruits, and light courses and the second was a selection of meats (primarily steaks) being served in a rotation. We also got seated in a private room near the food so that was nice as well. Would highly recommend.
Amazing selection of salad items, numero ...
Amazing selection of salad items, numerous meats brought around, and surperb service. The only knock I have on this dining experience is that my fiancé eats well done meat, and as each meat was brought to the table, they promised to come back with that request. Unfortunately that did not happen and kind of took away from the whole experience.
Although the prices are high, the food i ...
Although the prices are high, the food is very good and the service is better than most. On a busy night (Valentine's Day) they still did pretty well with only a couple of minor miscues. The semi-private room near the wine vault was a welcome escape from the fairly loud and hectic dining room, so we appreciated it very much. It was our second time there, and except for the need to be hauled out on a gurney for eating too much, it was a very nice experience!
Great place to enjoy a fabulous lunch an ...
Great place to enjoy a fabulous lunch and or dinner. Incredible bacon, salads, and variety of meats. Tables are kind of too close together. Service is exceptional on point. Meats can be cooked to your liking. Amazing service every time.
This was probably the worst dining exper ...
This was probably the worst dining experience that I have had in years. The FoGo De Chao in Denver is 80% better. Ome of the servers took away my Red and Green able sign. I was unable to contimue. Very rude, as if he thought that 3 trips to my table was more than enough. Or maybe he had another reason. My wife and i dine out a minimum of 3 times weekly at 4 star restaurants. We have dined throughout the USA and Abroad.This one is bad. Thank you Dr. M Williams.
Market table lunch is best value in the ...
Market table lunch is best value in the city. Food is outstanding but more amazing is the variety of selection. Don't miss it. For dinner, the quality of meats is beyond expectations and the quantity is never ending until you say, "No mas".
Been here several times. Service was gre ...
Been here several times. Service was great as was food options at market table (that alone can fill you up) and beef/poultry cuts. The Brazilian cheese bread (gluten free) is great and they have a decent wine list. I never feel unattended. After visiting a similar Brazilian restaurant in town over New Year's Eve, I now have a greater appreciation for the food and service at Fogo.
It was my second experience at Fogo de C ...
It was my second experience at Fogo de Chao and I have to say that it only gets better every time I go back. Ambience was perfect and the food was absolutely delicious. Me and my date had a very delightful evening and would definitely go back again!
Wir haben aren mit 14 Leuten da. Brasili ...
Wir haben aren mit 14 Leuten da. Brasilianisches Steak Haus bei dem man nicht bestellt, sondern die Kellner kommen mit Spiesen verschiedenster Fleischsorten und schneiden nach Wunsch ein Stück ab. Und das solange man will. War sehr lecker, guter Wein und auch gute Salatbar. Hat allen hervorragend gefallen.
Food was good however I had a lot of pro ...
Food was good however I had a lot of problems with service. I cannot have dairy and waiting over 45 minutes for them to bring me regular potatoes and when I finally got them they were way too salty and way too much pepper
We dined here for SD Restaurant Week, wh ...
We dined here for SD Restaurant Week, which was a good deal! However, upon arrival, there seemed to be confusion about the exact start time for dinner for the restaurant week. This was sorted out eventually but our server seemed to have the same confusion. Other than this slight mishap, the food was delicious. The quality was superb and no meat seemed too dry or overcooked. Salad bar was great as well. They did initially forget to bring out the cheese bread, but once we asked, it was brought out. Our server also disappeared towards the end of our meal. Overall, great deal for SD Restaurant week, but service could be improved.
First impression of the restaurant is am ...
First impression of the restaurant is amazing! Never been to fogo de chao and got to say, it blew my mind away. I highly recommend going there because of good food, awesome environment, and great convo with good people around you.
The dining experience was great except f ...
The dining experience was great except for a couple of instances where we actually have to ask a gaucho with the picanha to come by. The market table is acceptable but not as great as everyone seems to claim. The plantains seem hard to come by as well. Overall, nice dining experience.
I've never said "ew" so many times at th ...
I've never said "ew" so many times at the dinner table. The salad bar was sub-par and the meat cuts were extremely low quality and flavored poorly. Had a cafeteria vibe and was extremely loud. So not worth the prices.
Best value in city based on the quality ...
Best value in city based on the quality and quantity of food. The meats are tender and flavorful. The salad bar has fruits and vegetables to satisfy anyone. We will return again and again
We got there early and were seated immed ...
We got there early and were seated immediately. The restaurant was not very busy at the time but by the time we finished it had started to fill up. The Salad Bar was well stocked with fresh ingredients. Did not sample much because wanted to save it for the meats. Afte finishing the small salad, proceeded to turn over a card that is red on one side and green on the other side. Green meaning that you would like one of the servers with skeyers of meat to come by and slice some off for you. Red means you want to take a break of are finished. At the begining of our meal, the wait staff was very attentive (almost too attentive). As the restaurant filled up and got busier, we were begining to feel forgotten. When we had eaten our fill, we waited almost 15 minutes before some one asked if we wanted the table cleared. I asked for the check at that time, but I ended up having to ask again for the check. It took another 15-20 minutes to get the check and leave.
The food was good, but I thought that their "premium " cuts could have been of better quality. The lamb chops were amazing. But the rest of the meats were ok. I expected the filet to be more tender and it was chewy.
I would recomend for the experience.
Although we orginally was going for rest ...
Although we orginally was going for restaurant row week, we opted out and did the regular dinner menu because of the filet migon. Well we were not impressed at all with the filet migon. It was rather dry and no flavor. So we tried it again and same issue. We told the waiter and he addressed the chef with our concern and they brought out another skewer of it, but still the same issue, dry and no flavor. Other theb that everything else was good. I just wsh we would have stuck witb the 40$ cost vise the 52 we were charged.
We went on what happen to be restaurant ...
We went on what happen to be restaurant week. 9f course they were extremely busy but the staff was all so kind and very attentive. Definitely great customer service and our Server Otto was one of the best servers I have ever had. My husband and I had an amazing dinner.
Food was very good, because of restauran ...
Food was very good, because of restaurant week we were given two menu options we choose the non-restaurant week option that was supposed to have 16 different cuts of meat. We possibly had 10 cuts and our bill wasn't changed to reflect that, also it took well over 15 minutes to get our bill, then another 10 to have our bill corrected as directed initially and then another 10 just to process payment. Aside from that the staff was friendly and the cuts were generous. I would definitely try this location again to give them another opportunity to correct the deficiencies.
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