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Restaurante Churrascaria Fogo Brasil

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100 E de la Agencia Datsun. Sabana Norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 5062481111
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I was a frequent customer of Fogo Brasil for several years but for different reasons I left visiting the place. I returned last Thursday and to be honest I felt a decrease in the quality of the food and the service. It is still a very good restaurant, but is not improving in any way a top restaurant shoud do.

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Thank William R
Marshfield, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

I ate until I basically could not walk. No veggies would enjoy this amazing meat factory. GO you will not regret

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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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259 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

A large and heavy air-conditioned restaurant like many other rodizio / churrascaria in big cities elsewhere, Fogo Brasil is the first of its kind in Costa Rica. Nice buffet and very good meat. Good service.

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Thank ochassot
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The place is huge, nice and clean. The service is very good and quick. Is a bit expensive, but I would say that is totally worthy. Is a buffet..so they have many kind of salads, I tried all of the options and all of the options were delicious, fresh and tasteful. Same thing with the pasta, ceviches and sushi. They... More 

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Thank Fer A
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

This is a restaurant we have heard about before. Well we decided to go there with a business partner. Well all we can say is the staff was great some of the food was excellent but for the price it was terrible.There were 3 of us and no alcohol drinks. The bill was in excess of 225 USD. Enough said.

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Miami
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150 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

After reading some recent negative reviews on TA I decided to go into this for warned regarding pricing. So As i sat down w My 3 kids and the wife i asked for a price breakdown. $50 for adults 12 and up and 50% off for the 11 and under crowd. Once that was out of the way we decided... More 

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Sweden
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a big buffe and the waiters offer different kinds of meat by your table. It is all tasty. But there is no menu and no prices shown anywhere. The waiter asks if you are tico, and if you are not the price is 50 USD, drinks not included. When the bill comes you discover that neither is... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Large open dining area. Salad bar and buffet had large assortment of options. The best part of our dining experience was the assortment of meats. The chargrilled method adds a great flavour to the meat. Overall, our experience was very good, but pricy. $50USD per person just for the buffet and meat. Everything else is extra.

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Ventura County Coast, California
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is set up as original Brazilian churascaria. The buffet for salads was good, but not special. Keep in mind the cost for one person is 50 dollar, there was limited choice. Some non authentic Brazilian dishes like cheviches and sushi. The meat came regularly, and was good but not great. And relatively limited choices. In Brazil you have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Ate here on our second night in San Jose (2nd Dec). Was ok, we wanted to order the 400g mixed grill to share with a side of chips but ended up (something got lost in translation) with 800g of mixed grill, a side of chips and a huge salad!! It was so big we simply couldn't eat it all and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 50
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Brazilian, Latin, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 E de la Agencia Datsun. Sabana Norte, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 5062481111

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?