Are reservations required?
Reservations are not required; however, they are encouraged, especially for the holidays and on weekends. Reservations may be made online at, fogo.com. You may also contact your local Fogo de Chão via phone.
Are your restaurants wheelchair accessible?
All of our locations are wheelchair accessible, and we look forward to serving you!
Can I order the salad bar only?
We do offer an extensive salad and vegetable bar called the Market Table. The Market Table includes items such as hearts of palm, giant asparagus, fresh buffalo mozzarella cheese, sun dried tomatoes, fresh cut and steamed broccoli, marinated artichoke bottoms, tabbouleh, smoked salmon, an assortment of fine cheeses, and much more. The Market Table only option does include unlimited servings of our traditional Brazilian side dishes. Side dishes include seasoned mashed potatoes, caramelized bananas, crispy polenta and warm cheese bread.
Do you accommodate special dietary needs including food allergies?
We take pride in the fact that we can accommodate many of our guests' dietary concerns because of the variety of choices we offer. Please speak with the manager prior to each visit.
Do you ever share your recipes?
At this time we share select recipes on our Fogo Guide to Brazilian Cuisine. Please visit the Fogo Guide to learn more.
Do you have a bariatric menu or special pricing for guests with bariatric surgery?
Guests who only eat a limited amount due to bariatric surgery are offered special pricing. Please bring in your approved WLS bariatric card to be billed at half-price for the full churrasco lunch or dinner experience. Other entrees are available at full price. If we may be of further assistance please let us know.
Do you have any Birthday specials by any chance?
It would be our privilege to share in your birthday celebration. Our unique concept is exciting and interactive for all special events. We do offer a complimentary dessert for the guest of honor. Make sure to sign up for the Fogo eClub for the latest news, events and promotions.
Do you have any pricing information?
(San Antonio, TX)
Our pricing and hours are located on the Locations link on our webpage and are specific for each location.
Do you offer franchising opportunities?
We do not offer franchising opportunities at this time. With any other questions regarding business expansion, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you offer Gluten Free options?
(Los Angeles, CA)
We have many wonderful gluten free options. Please contact your local Fogo de Chão and ask to speak with the manager or email us at email@example.com.
Does the new seafood items on the menu mean your kitchen is no longer safe for people with seafood allergies?
Our restaurant is safe for guests with fish/seafood allergies. Please speak with the manager at your nearest Fogo location on each visit regarding seafood and any other dietary needs to ensure they are accommodated.
How do you pronounce Fogo de Chão?
The name Fogo de Chão is pronounced (fo-go dèe shoun). The name means campfire or fire on the ground. There is not a literal translation from Portuguese to English.
I have a Soy allergy. At other Churrascaria's there are certain items that I've found that I need to avoid. What would I need to avoid at your restaurant?
(Kansas City, MO)
We take pride in the fact that we can accommodate many of our guests' dietary concerns because of the variety of choices we offer. We do recommend you speak with the manager at your location on each visit regarding any specific dietary needs to ensure they are accommodated. The manager can guide you to a meal suitable to your needs.
Is Fogo really from Brazil?
We are an authentic Southern Brazilian Steakhouse. In 1979, the first Fogo de Chão opened its doors in Porto Alegre, combining the best of the centuries-old culinary tradition of churrasco with a focus on exceptional customer service. We brought our concept to the United States from Brazil in 1997, and have continued our commitment to excellence ever since. We know you have many choices when dining out, and we look forward to serving you!
Is there a dress code?
Though we do not have a set dress code, the dress attire at all of our locations is generally business casual.
What credit cards are accepted?
(New York, NY)
American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard and Visa
What is Gaucho Lunch?
Gaucho Lunch is our Weekday Lunch menu that allows guests to customize the portion and pace of their meal to fit their schedule. Choices include the Market Table and Feijoada Bar for $15 (price may vary visit location page to verify) or add a select cut of fire roasted meat for an additional $6 - $9. Guests may also enjoy the Full Fogo Experience. All options are served with traditional Brazilian side dishes.
What is the Full Churrasco Experience?
The full Churrasco experience is our prix-fixe menu which includes continual service of our fire-roasted meats carved tableside by Brazilian trained gaucho chefs, including house specialties like Picanha(signature sirloin), Filet Mignon, Ribeye, Fraldinha (Brazilian sirloin) Cordeiro (lamb) and more. Each experience starts at the gourmet Market Table & Feijoada Bar featuring seasonal salads, fresh vegetables, feijoada (traditional black bean stew served over rice), soups and more. You may visit as often as you like during your meal. In addition to the main dishes, enjoy a variety of traditional Brazilian side dishes such as the world famous pão de queijo (warm cheese bread) served tableside.
What is the Market Table & Feijoada Bar?
The Market Table & Feijoada Bar includes seasonal salads and soups, exotic vegetables, imported cheeses, smoked salmon, cured meats and more. Guests are welcome to visit as often as they like during their meal. Also included on the Market Table is our Feijoada Bar. Fogo feijoada is a traditional black bean stew made with sausage and served with rice, fresh orange and farofa (baked yuca flour with bacon).
Where can I find more information for employment?
We post positions for hire in the Employment section of our website. See below link in the footer area of the website.
Where do I send a donation request?
(San Jose, CA)
Thank you very much for contacting us. We appreciate your interest in Fogo de Chão. Donation requests are accepted via our website at www.fogodechao.com/donation. We prefer you submit your request at least six weeks prior to your due date for donated materials.