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Fogo de Chao

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Rua Joao Gomes 321 | Rio Vermelho, Salvador, State of Bahia 41950640, Brazil
+55 71 3555-9292
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:30
Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Asuncion, Paraguay
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Brazilian barbecue "rodizio" is one of the most delicious ways to understand flavor in term of meat. They will serve you at least 15 different cuts of red meat and some other, you have a salad buffet that has a variety of other than salad such cheeses, ham, mushrooms, olives and the traditional lettuce and tomato. Dessert? YES! I had... More 

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FogodeChaoBR, Gerente de relações com clientes at Fogo de Chao, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks for yout compliments and recommendation. We are happy to hear that we have met your expectations and we are committed to provide the highest level of service, just because our customers deserve the best. For us, it was undoubtedly an immense pleasure to receive and provide you such an experience. We hope you can come back soon. See... More 

Munich, Germany
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2016

At first we thought, that this must be a kind of bad joke... but then it turned out to be the truth: Never ever in Brazil I had such bad meat quality!!! And definitely never ever payed such a high price for this rubbish!! - Don't go there!!! The starter buffet was quite nice but nothing really special. Service was... More 

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Chios, Greece
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236 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Been on September. The qualityof the meet is not as good as it is n Fogo de Chao in Rio. A bit expensive but not bad.

Thank John V
Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Went here for business dinner. Looking for a good place, the Fogo de Chao is a certainty. Have been at this chain at different cities as well and this one makes par. Great salad bar and professional staff and friendly. Only this time the assortment of servings was smaller else it would have been 5 star.

Thank djkootstra
Germantown, Maryland
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We chose this restaurant for our last night in Salvador. It was awesome. Great food with meats of every variety. Nice ambience. Definitely NOT kid friendly. Salad bar. Mid range price ($50 +)

Thank JDingle2013
Barendrecht, The Netherlands
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206 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

It is a bit pricy but the choice of meat is excellent and the buffet cannot be better and richer in choice. We asked for a certain bottle of wine. They showed us a wine much higher in cost when they brought it to the table. Also, unfortunately when we asked for our taxi driver they said he'd be too... More 

Thank peterww2013
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Fogo de Chao is quite expensive but is definitely worth it if you're a meat lover! For a set price you get access to a buffet of salads and vegetables, then waiters come round constantly with different plates of meat. The meat is delicious, especially the rump steak and the chicken! Unfortunately the ribs weren't as good as we were... More 

Thank Tamsin D
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

What can you say.....Iwas reaching for more water....then another hand showed up and grabbed the bottle!!!Extremly attentiv waters!!! Food was as always in a churraceria....tender meat...you cant eat it all!!!!

Thank cjnkiruna
Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Better come with empty stomach. Abundant in flavors, juicy and soft different types of great South American beef, lamb or pork will surely satisfy your carnivorous hunger. Keep your token green up! And Indulge yourself. Good wine card should compliment fantastic experience. Vegetarians, if decide to come to a place renowned for its great selection of meats, can walk up... More 

Thank daninhoqotsa
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Not inexpensive - but a very good dining experience. Fabulous salad bar to compliment the sea of meat!! Nice wine list and very pleasant staff... Excellent cuts of meat, good sausages too... The usual fixed price all you can eat set-up (excluding drinks and deserts).

Thank JGD_Edinburgh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Barbecue, South American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Joao Gomes 321 | Rio Vermelho, Salvador, State of Bahia 41950640, Brazil
  • Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Bahia (BA)  >  Salvador
  • Phone Number: +55 71 3555-9292

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?