Ate here last summer. Just getting to the review. The wait staff isn't knowledgeable, but the kitchen seems very professional. Celiac safe, just without the confidence a good waiter/waitress provides in this area. Food is good. Also expensive.
Very nice place with good knowledge on GF topic by the boss. The Small cheese breads (pao de queijo) are very good and safe for me, had like 4 pcs. The meet is perfect, just avoid the chicken which is cooked in a beer sauce, so not GF. Wine list is extense. We had a very nice dinner here!
Contacted the HQ they assured they couod handle the gf request. It was a special occassion and I wanted to be sure. HQ told me to contact the manager, which I did before hand. Which he assured me they could handle. When I arrived and asked for the manager, he refused to see me. The waitress assured me they were able to handle a gluten free meal. I never saw her again and Half way in I was feeling ill asked for the check and they brought me a chocolate cake as a celebration for me. THEY BROUGHT CHOCOLATE CAKE TO A CELIAC THEY HAD ALREADY CONTAMINATED! Stay away is my advise.
Absolutely wonderful!!! So many options and the staff were very knowledgeable. I would give this place six stars if I had that option.
Excellent! Waiters very aware of gluten and the cheese bread - freshly baked for the table - is gluten free! Fantastic salad bar with the best fresh mozzarella balls I've had in a long time along with a candied spicy bacon which was out of this world with the meats! As someone else mentioned, this really is a gluten free dream and the fact the staff know about the allergy is professional and well received. My husband does not have a gluten allergy but also loved it here; we are from RI on vacation and this so far has been the best restaurant in Miami.
The gluten free bread, the manager walking me through each item at the salad bar, and the fact the steak is not premarinated and is fresh and pure. This place is a gluten free dream. Did I mention the bread?
Grest food, lots of options including croutons for the salad! The manager came immediately to the table and helped me go through the options which are many, also told me they are becoming completely GF next month as they are going to take off the menu GF dishes. Good newss!
Best gluten free meal I've ever had. staff were wonderfully accommodating. cheese bread to die for. bravo.
Wow, this place is great. I told my server about my allergy and a manager came to talk to me about what my options were and walked me around the salad bar to point out what to avoid there as well. The only meat you have to avoid is the chicken. Most of the salad bar is okay too except for the obvious stuff — croutons, pasta, etc. The entire experience was amazing. The staff is really attentive and nice. The food was delicious and so was the wine. Well worth the price.
Manager very friendly and showed my wife and I all the GF food. Kinda pricey but expected for vacation spot.
On vacation in Miami and was super nervous about eating out (extremely gluten sensitive which makes traveling stressful) so I called ahead as I always do to double check & was informed that the manager would greet us when we arrived and explain all of my GF options. He did just that and to my delight on top of the impeccable service & wonderful atmosphere, I was able to eat almost everything on the menu with the exception of a few items. I was thrilled to have so many options and especially enjoyed the "cheese bread" made of all GF ingredients yet delicious as can be. You know, so good it feels scary to eat it!! The staff were all very knowledgable & even made some of the otherwise gluten containing meats gluten free just for me so I could try them :) I can honestly say that the only downside was feeling full WAY to soon!! The price is high but worth every penny for the food & the ability to truly relax and enjoy a nice meal out again!!!
As soon as I said I was gf, they sent the manager over to talk about what I could and could not have. She was very knowledgeable and even offered to grab salad bar items for me from the back to avoid cc. She even had several items cooked just for me as they were not readily available. Amazing experience, will be back!
Delicious!! Almost everything is gf except chicken legs ... if you ask for sausages from the back I will bring them out where they haven’t touched the chicken legs. Also lots of choices that are dairy free, including soup that we never get (this one is made with coconut milk). Excellent service and excellent food. Highly recommend!
One of my favorite spots in Indy for an excellent gf meal. I never have to worry "is this gf" because other than two meats, EVERYTHING is gf! And the bread!!! To die for!!! My other suggestion to save $$$: go for brunch on the weekend. Just be a little more cautious as more things are non-gf.
Almost everything is gluten free! The manager came to our table to go over what was gluten free. We also had two lactose intolerant family members so they made the polenta without cheese. So many options including several desserts. The meats are just to die for! It is ridiculously expensive but incredible dining experience.
This place is amazing! It's pricey, so definitely best for special occasions, but almost all of the food is gluten-free and delicious. The manager brought me a detailed allergen guide which was helpful. I tried many different things on the buffet, meats etc. and had no reaction after eating there.
This restaurant is a real experience but very expensive. This is fixed price all you can eat concept restaurant. Everything including fresh popovers except three items are gluten free. The salad bar very extensive and outstanding. Every kind of meat is freshly carved at your plate if you want it. I felt many of the meats were tough but some like the roast beef and steak were very good. Best of all I am a very sensitive celiac and did not get sick in spite of the fact I probably ate 20 - 25 different foods. I was wowed by the freshly baked gluten free popovers. I would return to the restaurant just for them.
So delicious. Everything on the bar is gluten free except bread. They had candied bacon, olives, cheese, tomatoes, salad, grilled veggies, etc. They brought to the table fried bananas, fried polenta, mashed potatoes, and the BEST EVER gf rolls. They said the chicken drumsticks were marinated in beer and they were touching the sausage so those were not safe. But the bacon-wrapped chicken and filet mignon were amazing.
DO NOT EAT HERE IF YOU HAVE CELIAC. I did all that I could to ensure the staff knew about my Celiac Disease. I noted it on the reservation, I emailed the manager, I got a .PDF of the allergens, and I alerted our server. She couldn't remember what was gluten free. That was fine because I had the .PDF with me. She checked with the manager and told me what was off limits. I went to the salad bar and fixed my plate and after I had started eating, she came back and in horror told me she had "FORGOT" to say the dressings contained wheat. I had already eaten most of my salad. She got the manager and he said "The dressings might have gluten." I repeated, in disbelief, "They MIGHT have gluten?" then he corrected himself saying "They DO have gluten." Offered to remake my salad but what was the point? I'd already come in contact with my allergen. The server then stood awkwardly by our table for at least 15 minutes asking if I needed to leave. I explained I wouldn't need the hospital, I'd just get very sick for the next two weeks. She asked if we were going to leave once more and I said No, this is my husbands birthday and Im not going to ruin it for him. After we finished dinner she brought us the check without a single word. I stopped her saying we wanted dessert. It's his birthday, after all. She said none of the desserts are gluten free. I knew Creme Brulee should definitely be gluten free, and asked her to check. I knew then that they had NO idea what gluten was. Why else would she tell me all desserts are off limits without even checking? She brought the dessert and then the check without much of an apology. After all the trouble, they did not even comp my meal. I am the LAST person to ever ask for a manager, send back food, or raise a fuss, but this to me was ridiculous. After being given an outdated allergen .PDF (which is illegal by the way), server "forgot" my allergy, and the rude service, we will NEVER come back to Fogo de Chao.
My husband & I ate at this restaurant tonight . We had a wonderful experience . The staff were excellent . Professional but friendly & very helpful . The concept of the restaurant is very interesting . But you have to go to experience it . All the food is delicious . & an added bonus for me is the majority of it is gluten free . We will be back & would highly recommend eating here . Thank you staff
I visited this past weekend. 100% GF salad bar. The only meat option I couldn't have were the chicken drumsticks b/c they're marinated in beer. There are a decent amount of GF dessert options. But the plantains that they bring you with the meat service are GF and they're yummy enough to serve as dessert (and you can get as much as you want)! The complimentary cheese bread is also GF and absolutely divine. I did not feel limited at all at Fogo De Chao and the food was absolutely delicious! If you have food allergies, they have a comprehensive book that outlines common food allergens in each dish. Just ask the server. The unique experience is also something fun and to be enjoyed.
This is a great stop for dinner!! There are more items to eat then not for a Celiac like myself! The salad bar was fresh and delicious, but that is not all! The cheese rolls and plantains weRe awesome!! I could eat twenty of these rolls. I loved all the beef served at the table as well. Feel free to openly mention that you cannot have gluten and they will tell you what you cannot eat. Enjoy:)
I ate her a few days ago and I was amazing. The server new exactly what was gluten free and what wasn't. They had many options which is always nice to hear when you have celiac disease. The bread they bring to the table is gluten free which is stuffed with cheese. I seriously could have eaten that all night. I am extremely pleased. It was a bit expensive but well worth it.
When I told my server I was Gf because of an allergy, he was very knowledgeable about their menu and about hidden gluten. He told me what items on the salad bar had gluten, even not the obvious choices, like that the beans were dusted with flour, to stay away from them, and a few other items that should be naturally gf had ingredients that changed that. He even gleefully told me their table side bread baskets are gf - made with yucca flour! He told me to stay away from chicken and hearts as they are marinated in beer and the Parmesan crusted pork, that had bread crumbs, but that everything else would be safe. We had amazing service, amazing food... It's a food fest experience! Safe for vegetarians- with an amazing farm to table salad bar, the best I've ever seen! Safe for gf - so many options AND bread! Its very reminiscent of a patishoo , but it's bread... Not made with rice or potato. Yummy! And if you're a carnivore, you will think you have died and gone to meat heaven. I didn't know what to expect when my husband took me here & said that men run around & serve you from meat on a stick... Lord have mercy! It is a spectacle to behold. Its on the pricey side, but worth every penny of all you can eat bliss.
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