|Fogo de Chão in Boston; photo courtesy Melissa Ostrow|
The 12,000-square-foot restaurant features many windows, imported Brazilian stone and slate, maple millwork, chandeliers and burgundy-accented walls as part of the design. A wine “cellar” - wine racks displaying more than 3,000 bottles - is central to the dining room. There’s also a bar/lounge area and six private dining rooms equipped with state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment. The restaurant seats a total of 320 guests.
Fogo de Chão’s menu offers 16 cuts of meat - lamb, beef, pork, chicken - roasted over an open flame, the traditional Brazilian barbecue, churrasco style, served tableside. Guests are given a two-sided chip to signify when they want more meat (green side up) or when they don’t (red side up). The salad bar displays more than 30 items, including cured meats, imported cheeses, vegetables and breads.
The price for dining, which includes the churrasco and salad bar: $28.50 per person for lunch, $46.50 per person for dinner, or $22.50 per person for salad bar only, lunch and dinner.
Fogo de Chão hours are weekday lunch, 11:30 AM-2:30 PM; dinner Monday through Thursday, 5-10 PM; Friday, 5-10:30 PM; Saturday, 4:30-10:30 PM; and Sunday, 3:30-9 PM, with valet and street parking available.
200 Dartmouth St., Back Bay; 617-585-6300