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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse

1337 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3521
+1 215-636-9700
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“skewers” (55 reviews)
“market table” (24 reviews)
“chicken” (93 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1337 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3521
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1 - 10 of 949 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Just learned of their lunch salad buffet. Price very reasonable and great quality. Lots of great selection, like ham, hearts of palm, figs, and artichokes. Service was very attentive.

Thank TravelLily007
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You start getting food before you get your drinks. We must've had 8 different kinds of chicken, pork, and steak served to us. It was all good---some better than others. I had never done a Brazilian steakhouse before. It was fun. Our teenaged boys got...More

Thank griffincooper
Reviewed 5 days ago

So before I was a vegetarian I ate chicken. Came here with about 8 guys and we ate a disgusting amount of food. I alone had 14 chicken legs. Service is efficient. Usual deal , you have this card as I remember and if you...More

Thank CongaBoy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Skip the buffet and go to the lobster table (which is extremely delicious for a buffet) and make sure to grab the rack of lamb. I thought that was by far one of the better dishes. Do not fill up on the bacon wrapped chicken...More

Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Everything was great. The food. The service. You only can eat so much. The meats are top notch and the experience is worth it.

Thank Leonardo T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to a Brazilian Steak House. Located in a lovely building in Center City near the convention center, this way of dining is not for everyone. But, for the meat eaters among us it is a lot of fun. The filets and sirloins were...More

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's been 6 hours since I left and I'm still stuffed. Never have I tasted meat so good. And it keeps.coming. No doggie bags. Leave room for bottomless polenta!

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice meat in this restaurant. You will get as much as you want ! Don't hesitate to ask for something special or the way you want your meat to be cocked. The bananas are also great Worth a visit

1  Thank Famille_uk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family of four and I chose this place for the first dinner of our Philadelphia trip over a long weekend. It was our first Brazilian Steakhouse. Atmosphere, very elegant. The staff, friendly and welcoming. Everything was clean and classy. Food-allergy friendly, very! When I...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am Brazilian and I very disappointed that this restaurant was not up to part. The churrasco coming around did not have enough meat coming around .. I feel like all they had was picanha but not other variety of meats! It's overpriced , and...More

Thank jrioamazon
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Bob N
do you have a valet
31 December 2016|
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Response from Jetsetde | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do... it was currently $22. There is a parking lot very close.. used by mostly Macy's customers. And several other lots ranging from $5 for a half hour early bird to $20 for the day.
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lvthebeach1224
Two questions: 1. Is your restaurant kid friendly? 2. My son has a severe shell fish, fish and nut allergy. Can he be accommodated?
18 October 2016|
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Response from LoriSLewisburg | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant. There is an giant buffet and with a great variety of dishes, many of which had nuts and some fish elements. If the allergy is severe you may not want this environment.
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Patricia M
What is the dress code for dinner?
13 May 2016|
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Response from Diane Y | Reviewed this property |
Causal - not sloppy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$51 - US$51
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1337 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3521
    (S. Juniper Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-636-9700
  • E-mail
Description
We are an authentic Churrascaria (Brazilian Steakhouse) from Rio Grande do Sul in southern Brazil which features superior service, unrivaled cuisine and a unique dining experience.You will be pampered by our authentic Gaucho chefs who come to your tableside to carve a variety of succulent meats right off their skewers. Our featured meats have been slow-roasted over an open flame and lightly seasoned to preserve the unique taste of each tender cut.Adding to our unique dining experience, you will be treated to a sumptuous, gourmet salad and vegetable bar featuring over 30 items including imported cheeses, cured meats, fresh vegetables and more. We complement your meal with traditional Brazilian side dishes such as caramelized bananas, crispy polenta, seasoned mashed potatoes and our world-famous cheese bread (pao de queijo).No meal is complete without trying a refreshing caipirinha, something from our award-winning wine list or one of our decadent desserts
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