Fogo De Chao

645 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
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  • Sun 4pm-9pm, Mon-Fri 11:30am-2pm, Mon-Thu 5pm-10pm, Fri 5pm-10:30pm, Sat 4:30pm-10:30pm
  • $$$; $$$$
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Metered Parking, Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended
How much meat can a meat eater eat when a meat eater eats and eats and eats? For the answer, report to Brazilian churrascaria Fogo de Chão. Here, you'll get all the steak, lamb, pork, and chicken you can eat, served hot from rotisserie skewers brandished by gauchos sprinting from table to table, carving as they go. You tell them whether you want meat by using a little signal chip on your table, when you signal yes, 16 kinds of meat pour on in. There's also a salad bar so absurdly overfilled that it looks like one of those fruit stands in a Herbie the Love Bug movie, before the villain car drives through it. The vast room is as stylish as any other downtown steakhouse, all dark wood and burgundy accents; the wine list is, in its South American offerings, very good. On your first visit, you'll be completely overwhelmed. The second time, though, you'll have found your favorites. Skip desserts--unless you love Key Lime pie, which they do well. Lunch is a good time to get your feet wet, the meaty abundance costs almost half what it does at dinner, though how you'll get through an office afternoon with eight pounds of steak in your gullet is anyone's guess.

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  • Free Meal for Dad on Father's Day at Fogo de Chao
    5 months ago by Mecca Bos

    Does your dad love meat? Sure, he does! Fogo de Chao has got you. Not only have they added an extra cut of meat — citrus roasted pork shoulder — they're giving away a free meal. Dads who dine on Sunday, June 21, will receive a compl...

  • 5 Best Mother's Day Dining Deals
    7 months ago by Mecca Bos

    Does your mom like to drink in the morning? Take her through a Bloody Mary bar. Is she more of a traditionalist? There's a carving station to be had. Is she a Francophile? Vincent is doing a coursed out brunch, including a cheeky "m...

  • Love Meat? Dine at Fogo de Chao for Valentine's Day and Get a Free Meal
    10 months ago by Mecca Bos

    What could be sexier than the meat sweats? Whether you've got a lover to wine and dine on Valentine's Day or not, Fogo de Chao wants to show how much it loves you with a big incentive for dining there on Valentine's weekend: complim...

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    3 years ago by CP Staff

    For all of the great advances and trends in local dining in recent years--fusion, small plates, exquisitely crafted platings, molecular gastronomy--for many meat-loving foodies there is still no experience quite like the primal thri...

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