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100m norte de la agencia Nissan | Sabana Norte, San Jose CP: 1000, Costa Rica
+506 2248 1111
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Mexico City
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283 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I was here for business diner, we got the bufette, so salads are very good, service is nice and they try to do their best, they are prompt in service, but the meat is maybe not as good as you should expect; drinks are very nice I mean I liked; but If you are a regular foreigner from USA than... More 

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Thank Dvoyager1
Davidson, North Carolina
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We have been at a Rodizio's before and enjoyed the food so decided to give this place a try. The restaurant is lovely and the buffet is very nice. The meat was tasty and the service was good. I felt this place was a little pricey. If you are a big meat eater (I am not) then you would love... More 

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Thank JanieNC
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We have been here multiple times and we look forward to going back whenever we are in San Jose. We usually go back to the hotel right after because we are so full we just want to relax after.

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Thank nonrevgringo
San Diego, California
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Not great, but good. Food quality was average for high end Brazilian Churrascaria. Service was good as well, just nothing exceptional with our experience.

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Thank RPDiario
Fayetteville, NC
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I'd eaten in a Brazilian churrascaria steakhouse (Fogo de Chao in Scottsdale, AZ) and I am a carnivore, so when a friend suggested Fogo Brazil it was on. Understanding that Costa Rican beef is 'marginal' at best I was not expecting much. The location is, as one reviewer noted, right off an unglamourous side street in La Sabana (next to... More 

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Thank Mike M
London, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We ate here due to its proximity to the Crowne Plaza hotel. The food is good, an extensive buffet as you would expect from this style of Brazilian churascaria. The wine selection is reasonable but the food is quite pricey even by San Jose standards. The location is not particularly beautiful, its on the side of a busy road near... More 

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Thank Martin R
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I am a huge fan of beef and so my wife and i decided to come here for dinner. The service is excellent. I have to say that. The staff are extremely courteous and helpful. They have a huge salad bar, but im here for the beef... overall i would say 7.5/10.. the beef was good, not excellent. So lf... More 

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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

It's ok if you want to keep it simple and don't want to complicate yourself with ordering from the menu. It's expensive even if you go as a group. Meat is average, picanha not the best. Salad bar is basic, lots of options but not that tasty. Service good and good caipirinhas.

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Thank Jose Luis V
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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226 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We opted to eat at Fogo Brasil as it was very close to our hotel (we could see it from our room!) and enjoyed a very pleasant meal there. The staff were keen to help us with advice on the menu and local drinks, and we had plenty of choice with food options. We both (strangely) went for pork dishes... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Went to this restaurant as i fancied a nice steak. Ordered rib eye steaks medium rare in the bar - took 40 mins to arrive and VERY well done. Waiters took it back. 40 mins later got cold steaks. When sent back second time manager came out and blamed the MICROWAVE!!!! Who cooks a steak in the microwave?? Waiter showed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Brazilian, Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100m norte de la agencia Nissan | Sabana Norte, San Jose CP: 1000, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2248 1111

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