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.
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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).
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.
Thank you very much for contacting us. We appreciate your interest in Fogo de Chão. Donation requests are accepted via our website at fogodechao.com/donation. We prefer you submit your request at least six weeks prior to your due date for donated materials.
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.
All of our locations are wheelchair accessible, and we look forward to serving you!
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.
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.
Please contact your local Fogo de Chão and ask to speak with the manager or email us at [email protected] for questions on select recipes.
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.
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.
Our pricing and hours are located on the Locations link on our webpage and are specific for each location.
The Fogo Churrasco Experience for Children 6 and under is complimentary. Children 7 to 12 are half price.
Yes, Fogo de Chao is considering international franchising opportunities. Please contact Andrew Feldmann [email protected] with questions regarding business expansion outside the United States.
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 protected].
We serve 100% US beef, aged a minimum of 21 days to enhance the flavor and tenderness of each cut.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Though we do not have a set dress code, the dress attire at all of our locations is generally business casual.
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At Fogo de Chão, our vision has always been to serve our guests the most wholesome, high quality and safest food possible. It’s a tradition that comes from the Brazilian gaucho way of nurturing and harvesting foods with respect (“Respeito Pela Comida” in Portuguese).
This means we seek out vendor partners who share our beliefs and adhere to the globally recognized Five Freedoms of Animal Welfare, and we pride ourselves in ongoing, mutual guidance and transparency. This shared respect – from traceable and sustainable sourcing to animal health and well-being – ensures we stay true to our commitment of offering the highest food quality and safety for our guests.
The Five Freedoms of Animal Welfare are considered to be one of the gold standards when it comes to animal welfare across the globe. First established by the Farm Animal Welfare Council (now Committee) and widely adopted by organizations like the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the Five Freedoms encompass both the mental and physical well-being of certified animals and aim to ensure that they have appropriate space, lighting, air quality, food and water. The Five Freedoms include:
– Freedom from Hunger and Thirst
– Freedom from Discomfort
– Freedom from Pain, Injury or Disease
– Freedom to Express Normal Behaviors
– Freedom from Fear and Distress
We at Fogo currently work with and seek out partners who share and adhere to these same beliefs.
When vetting suppliers with which we might consider partnering, we at Fogo de Chão request all provide animal welfare statements, third party audits for adherence, public hazard analysis and critical control points (HAACP) plans and sustainability certifications.
We have enjoyed long tenures with the most widely respected and responsible suppliers in the business. Our partners share our “Respeito Pela Comida” (“respect for food”), and we continually work together to ensure ongoing mutual guidance and transparency so we can deliver safe, high quality and delicious food to our guests.
Our guests want and deserve to know that their food is safe, sustainable and responsibly raised. That’s why in April 2019, Fogo announced a collaboration with HerdX, an agri-tech company that develops and manufactures technology such as tags and software to bring greater understanding and trust to the livestock industry. While our industry-leading partnership is still in the early stages, it is a clear next step towards our mutual goal of providing greater transparency in food sourcing through the use of technology.