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Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse

309 E 3rd St, Austin, TX 78701-4038
+1 512-472-0220
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“skewers” (25 reviews)
“picanha” (16 reviews)
“cheese bread” (14 reviews)
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16:00 - 21:00All hours
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Gluten Free Options
309 E 3rd St, Austin, TX 78701-4038
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I have never been unhappy with this place. In fact it's a regular meat lovers delight. And the salad bar is absolutely outrageous. Make sure when they bring the lamb out to grab some. It is out of this world wonderful! The staff is superbly...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I usually get second class treatment at churrascarias because I don't eat meat. Fogo de Chao was far from my usual experience. The market (salad) bar was excellent. All fresh; all perfectly prepared and well-seasoned. There was a Chilean Sea Bass entree option with a...More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I have been to Brazilian steakhouses before but this one is by far the best I've been to. The food was delicious from the salad bar to the many different meat selections. And the staff were all amazing. Very attentive and great teamwork. This is...More

Thank Ruby M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I love Brazilian steakhouses so I'm totally biased here, but I have been to some really let-down ones and this was very good. My favorite so far in Austin that they have had. I recommend for a business lunch you are bound to be relaxed...More

Thank Candice L
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I never thought about dining here for lunch but a colleague suggested we go there and it was great! They have a huge salad bar with extensive selections from green salads to roasted vegetables, someday salmon, soup, cheeses, proisciotto and much more. There is an...More

Thank platinum1
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Was seriously wondering why we went to a brazillian steakhouse over a traditional, but we were pleasantly surprised.

Thank Nathan A
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Good Brazilian style steakhouse. Service was a little slow. Salad seemed to be lacking a few items and limited side entree bar. Meats served were very good and tasty.

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I have come here many times and had excellent service but yesterday it wasn't the same. I am not sure if they were overwhelmed because they were busy but it was weird. Food is excellent as always but once you get use to great service...More

Thank Sylvia Z
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is a great place to have a business dinner. Your guests are sure to be pleased with the many selections of meat and a huge salad bar. Fantastic place to eat!

Thank Mohamed E
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This place was fantastic. Went to dinner here and from the moment we walked in were treated like royalty. The waiter fully explains what you are in for and how to ask for more skewers of food. The meats were wonderfully cooked. The vegetables were...More

Thank daddymo2
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Kylee L
16 December 2016|
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Response from August T | Reviewed this property |
we did not. only called a short time ahead to get a tanle ready.
Michael R
4 September 2016|
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Response from john H | Reviewed this property |
The waiter staff are not Friendly AT ALL :-(
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 47
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 309 E 3rd St, Austin, TX 78701-4038
    (Trinity Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-472-0220
Fogo de ChaoR (fo-go dee shoun), is an authentic Southern Brazilian steakhouse. In 1979, FogoR began sharing the gaucho way of preparing meat in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Today, our gaucho chefs still expertly grill each of our 16 cuts of meat and offer you continuous tableside service. We invite you to enjoy the delicious preparations of our gaucho chefs along with our gourmet salad bar, authentic Brazilian side dishes, and award-winning wine list.
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