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Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

139 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202
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Ranked #27 of 1,944 restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Brazilian
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Transit: On the Light Rail, get off on 3rd and Convention Center, then Chima is 2 blocks away.
Description: Located in beautiful Center City Charlotte on 4th and Tryon, just a few blocks from Belk Theater, Over street Mall and the Bobcats Arena.Chima offers authentic Brazilian cuisine and chic dining experience. Enjoy cocktails and the best view of Uptown Charlotte in our elegant upstairs lounge.
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English first
Columbus, Ohio
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

I have to say the Picanha (or too sirloin) is out of this world. It literally melts in your mouth. Huge salad bar, but don't eat it so you can have more steak. The little plates they bring to the table like the potatoes and bread are not really anything to write about. The service is great. Bring your appetite... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

My son visited Chima last year during restaurant week, and since then has insisted that I too indulge in this dining experience. I really don't like buffet, but I finally took the invite. I was very impressed from the minute I walked in the door. We made it a Sunday afternoon family meal. As we walked toward our seat, I... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This was my first visit to Chima, but not my husband's. He kept warning me not to get full from the salad bar, because I wouldn't have room for the meal. The salad bar isn't a typical salad bar, but I wasn't that impressed with it. The flank steak was so good. I had a little steak and chicken. I... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Had a wonderful birthday dinner, but it would be nice at anytime. Great hot food and variety. Steaks are of great quality and flavor. Go hungry. A piece here, a piece there and you will get full. Lovely staff and atmosphere. Will go back!

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Shelby, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The food was excellent. The service superb. Will definitely visit again. Selection on the bar was good. The meat was cooked perfectly.

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Palm Beach, Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I have been to the same restaurant in my hometown area of ft lauderdale off las olas and this is simply not the same the layout is strange and salad bar not the same nor the quality I was not impressed at all and would not return to this location. The service was prefect just wish the good matched

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Went to this restaurant on a recommendation. I heard great things about it and wanted to try it for myself. You have to be a meat lover. You get to eat all you want of about 16 different types of meat- bacon wrapped chicken, Parmesan chicken, steaks, and lamb. It was a change from the normal. Service was great from... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stopped here while visiting friends. Service was exceptional- Daniel was great! I was personally underwhelmed by the food, but let's be honest.... the guys loved it!

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Wonderful service, Excellent food and Great atmosphere rigrht in the heart of Uptown/Downtown❗️👏👏👏👏❗️💃💃🎶💃💃👈 Bring the Grown and Sexy!

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Great food. Great service. Great drinks. Good for groups, special occasions, or a romantic dinner. If you have a special request they always try to accomodate

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