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Chama Gaucha Steakhouse

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3008 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1118 (Butterfield)
+1 630-324-6002
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17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
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Sun 16:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Downers Grove, Illinois
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here several times. It is somewhat expensive, but worth the money for all you get. The salad bar is extensive with more than the usual offerings. Save your appetite, though because the best eats come with the meal. Yummy seasoned meats. The filet and lamb chops are our favorites. The services is excellent. Be careful on the... More 

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Arica E, Guest Relations Manager at Chama Gaucha Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you so much for your review, we are happy to read that you enjoyed your experience at Chama Gaucha. Please come back and see us again very soon! More 

Downers Grove, Illinois
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great quality meat. Outstanding service, the salad bar is exceptional. The food is well prepared and not over seasoned. I love the warm cheese dinner roles, the appetizers are superb.

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Romantic ambiance, superbly cooked meats, awesome sides/salad bar, and excellent service. off in the Western 'burbs, but by far, the best Brazilian steak house in the Chicago area. Reservations mandatory on weekends

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Downers Grove, IL
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A favorite destination for the guys whenever mom leaves town - Even the salad bar has bacon! The quality meats keep coming in this well appointed Brazilian Steakhouse. Watch for the occasional Groupon for an exceptional value.

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Arica E, Guest Relations Manager at Chama Gaucha Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you so much for your review, we look forward to seeing you soon again! More 

Winfield
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169 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Step inside to af tremendous salad buffet followed by all the meat you can eat. Meats include filet, chicken, rib eye, and top sirloin. Servers are always prompt to show up when your meat token is "green." You won't leave hungry. Plan to make your meal an event, and it will last 1 1/2 to 2 hours. For vegans and... More 

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Arica E, Guest Relations Manager at Chama Gaucha Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! We hope that you come back and see us very soon! More 

Chicago, Illinois
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Wow. Starting with a salad bar that contained items unlike any other salad bar like salmon or apple salad. The meat courses were exceptional. Filet--yes, Prime rib-yes, lamb-yes, pork-yes, chicken-yes all served in a variety of cuts and ways. Sirloin with garlic hmmm. Table sides of whipped potatoes, palenta and fried bananas. Hard to imagine but the desserts were as... More 

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Arica E, Public Relations Manager at Chama Gaucha Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hi Chuck, Thank you so much for your review, we really appreciate all of your feedback. Please come back and see us soon! More 

Darien, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

I have been going here twice a month since they opened 8 yes. ago. Never lost a step in unparralled service or meat quality. Consistent every time. Better quality of meat than other Brazilian steakhouses. It will spoil you for ANY steakhouse. Why eat just one kind of meat when you can have several carved table side. Antipasto/salad bar is... More 

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Arica E, Guest Relations Manager at Chama Gaucha Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hi Aldeela, Thank you so much for your review! We look forward to having you back very soon! More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We just made our third trip to this exquisite Brazilian Steakhouse. And it has yet to disappoint. We arrived early and ordered a couple of mojitos while we waited for the rest of our party. It is hard to find a place that makes a better mojito. The hostess is always gracious as is the entire staff. Our party was... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

My son I have been going there for a few years. And always the service outstanding and the food really good especially if you tell your server what kind of Cut of meat you want they keep it coming until you stop asking. The salad bar is outstanding.

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Arica E, Guest Relations Manager at Chama Gaucha Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hi Sharif, Thank you very much for your review, we hope you continue to frequent us! More 

New Delhi, India
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Have heard of these places since long but somehow never got to one. Absolutely loved it. Great salad bar to start with. And then the yummy meats come non stop. Prime rib, sirloin, tenderloin - garlic steak - you name it. And great sides too my favorite being the banana. Have had such banana before with Cuban food. But with... More 

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Arica E, Guest Relations Manager at Chama Gaucha Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hi! Thank you so much for your review, we cannot wait to have you back again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3008 Finley Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1118
    (Butterfield)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-324-6002
Description
Chama Gaucha invites you to come and have a taste of southern Brazil... Featuring 12 different cuts of meat from lamb, chicken, pork and beef served to you table side upon your request. Also offering an exquisite salad bar with over 30 items, from fresh vegetables, to house made salads, and gourmet cheeses. Along with your meal are traditional Brazilian side dishes. Our famous Brazilian cheese bread, garlic mash pototoes, fried banana, fried polenta, white rice, and black beans. All served to your hearts content. Come visit us and have a taste of southern Brazil!

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