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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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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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249 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 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.

Thank Olivier C
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 

Thank Fer A
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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.

1 Thank jeffreydcr
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148 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 

Thank Vatsmia
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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 

4 Thank Resanden1
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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.

Thank JerryDeme
Ventura County Coast, California
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135 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 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 

Thank enjoytraveling28
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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Mexico City, Mexico
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121 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

The place will hold around 200 people, don't go for the buffet, wait for the meat. They have great offerings.

Thank Jorge_sainzmx
Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

Had mix feelings about the food ,some of the meat was really good and some were dry and hard to chew. Was disapointed that we only got one pan conqueso each, I have been to these types of restaurants before and always looked forward to these brazilian bites which they will bring a basket full, but here we each got... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?