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Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

139 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202
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Ranked #30 of 1,976 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

My roomate graduated from college and his parents were nice enough to take me and his girlfriend along to the dinner at Chima. The reservations were late for me, 9pm, but honestly it was totally worth the wait. I had the best lamb I have EVER had ANYWHERE here! It was so delicious. Also, the salad bar is phenominal and... More 

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Kannapolis, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

We went for Paul's birthday and had a wonderful time. The food was wonderful...take your appetite and your wallet. The meal itself is approximately $50 per person (before drinks). We'd definitely add Chima to our favorites list.

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South Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

For the king of meat lovers this is the place to go and eat yourself into a meat coma...and the salad bars pretty good too...

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Greenville, South Carolina
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2012

Great service; have been to Fago de Chao and Rio Grilles - same Brazillian Steakhouse concept and have been to the Chima location on Las Olas in Ft. Lauderdale. This location in Charlotte was the best Brazillian Steakhouse trip we've had - EXCELLENT service and the meat was great. Salad bar was superb - very fresh and top shelf. Can't... More 

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North Carolina
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99 reviews 99 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

If you want a great variety of top quality food, this is the place for you. Be sure to come hungry and remember to turn over your badge when you've had enough. The salad bar is a meal in itself. Great service rounds out the package. Go and enjoy!

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

Recently celebrated my anniversary at Chima's. We wanted a bread from the norm and Chima's did not disappoint. The service was top notch! All the cuts of meat were excellently prepared and tasted fabulous. The buffet was very well appointed and included some of our favorites like Beef Carpaccio and excellent Black Beans and Rice. Only criticisms would be that... More 

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Charlotte NC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Often, a novelty restaurant is just that, unique. But Chima manages to be novel as well as excellent. The food is very good quality, not to mention ample variety. The staff provided superb service, and the atmosphere was likely. We have returned several times, and been satisfied each time. They run circles around their competitors (who are no longer in... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012 via mobile

Ok. I have been here 3 times now. 1st time was great, 2nd time was not very good at all and the 3 Ed time was good. Salad bar is always pretty good but don't think of it as your traditional salad bar. 8-10 different kinds of meats and fish but the 2nd time everything was extremely dry. A little... More 

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North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Price: $50 rodizio (meat), $30 buffet and chicken only, I believe $24 for kids Parking: complimentary valet parking right in front of the door Tip: upstairs is much quieter than downstairs and buffet and service are just as great. Caution: The cheese bread put on the table is absolutely delicious. Waitresses will replace the plate as soon as you are... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

We have dined here several times, and with several others as well. The meal is always incredible, the sides and buffet part of the meal is always fresh as can be, never looks old or left out, and always has someone to maintain it. The meats, well can't say enough about it. Always cooked consistently, and to perfection! My husband... More 

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Additional Information about Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

Address: 139 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone Number: 704-601-4141
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Brazilian

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