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Chima Brazilian

2400 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 712-0580
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Ranked #5 of 1,108 Restaurants in Fort Lauderdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $29 - $49
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue, Brazilian, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: Located on the trendy Las Olas Boulevard just minutes from the beach, Chima offers a serene dining experience with a touch of exclusivity. The Fort Lauderdale location provides a chic dining experience from the minute you step foot into the captivating courtyard. The outside bar and courtyard provide an escape from the traditional happy-hour scene with our exceptional drink specials.
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Before I even discuss the culinary experience at Chima, I must comment on the warm inviting atmosphere they have created. After the valet takes your car, you are led up a walkway surrounded by Zen features - water gently flowing over rocks into quaint pots, lots of greenery to provide a hint of privacy, lounge terrace to relax, wait or... More

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New Smyrna Beach, FL
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

My wife and I visited the Washington DC location (in Virginia) last week and were so impressed and satisfied we drove here from our home near Daytona Beach to eat dinner at this location. We figured since this was the first original location that it would be stellar - but we were wrong. The issues were numerous throughout our dinner... More

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Fremantle, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

loved the meal, waiter and wine selection, didn't like the auto top up bottled water costs too much though!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Brazilian steakhouses are not difficult to find and you can generally say that they are good, but I haven't been to one better than Chima to this day. Everything is awesome! But the place is always so crowded that the atmosphere is a little too loud for my liking; however, the food ia worth the sacrifice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The staff is amazing, friendly and totally accommodating! We have eaten here several times and it never disappoints. From the time you arrive you are treated first class, the wait staff is very attentive it is difficult to measure what is better the food or the service they are both impeccable !

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

As you can tell I love meat!! meat of high quality! Valet parking..make sure to have a reservations and be dressed formally otherwise you cant get in.

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Montreal, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Great place to eat! A true Brazilian restaurant experience! Bring your appetite as it will be an never ending meat fest with a lovely soup/salad/bread buffet on the side. Great service and good wine selection!

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Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

You know that you are in the right place as soon as your car pulls up to the valet. There are warm greetings and then a pleasant stroll under the immense Banyan trees to the entrance. More greetings from the host, then you are seated and ready to immerse yourself in the experience. A wonderful top shelf salad bar with... More

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Montreal
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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Excellent restaurant. Food, service were great. Fantastic buffet, with whole bocconcinis, pieces of Reggiano Cheeze, asparagus, diffirents types of salad, big slices of tomatoes and much more. They serve about 20 differents kind of meat. For those who don't know about Bresilian restaurant : servers, dressed as gauchos travel from tables to tables and offers different meat also cooked different... More

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Peterborough, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The service was exceptional with many attentive friendly staff. Sommelier was knowledgeable and helpful. It has an extensive wine cellar. There are many good quality choices for the salad bar. The many types of meat presented were all fresh, hot and tasty. It was overall an amazing experience well worth the cost. We'll definitely return to this restaurant next time... More

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