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“Fantastic food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Chamas

Chamas
Intercontinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
026666888
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Ranked #64 of 1,706 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Brazilian
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Fantastic food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2011

My wife and I went to Chamas for a meal. It was excellent. The beef on offer was beautiful. The chicken was poor to be honest and there was no seafood or fish but if you like different cuts of beef then this is the place for you. It's even cooked to different likenings so one guy will have a medium rare beef and another will have a medium well beef. The salad bar is pretty good as well but for the price I would say vegetarians stay away as it's not worth it. Meat lovers paradise!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Paris, France
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69 reviews 69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“Meat Eaters Paradise”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2010

This is definitely a meat lovers paradise, while catering for vegetarians too. T.ere is a bar upstairs from the restaurant

The restaurant uses a traffic light system for the meat that is served at your table: green for 'more" and red for 'resting'.

The buffet has a good range of different types of Brazilian style salads along with soup and desserts. The meat is brought out on skewers with a wide variety of cuts and types available. You are also provided with some Brazilian style side dishes that are included as part of the per head amount you pay. Some of the meat was interesting but I found most of it to be a little tough - perhaps average quality meat rather than being overcooked.

Overall service was attentive and friendly

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Munich, Germany
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62 restaurant reviews
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152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
“Brazilian Restaurant at the Intercontinental Hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2010

This hotel has, like Brazilian Restaurants do, only Buffet. It is about 40 Euro per Person and serves you salads, soups and of cause unlimited meat. They are fully licensed and serve alcohol. You can only reserve for inside seating - outside tables are given away on a first come first served policy.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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london
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“like meat you will love Chamas”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2010

excellent food and service, if you like meat you will love it!
make sure you are hungry before you go!

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Gave it a second try and was delighted!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2009

I was invited to go to Chamas again but I was reluctant as I had had such a bad experience on my first time. I must say I got surprised how much its service, food and atmosphere has improved since my first visit. The salad buffet had much more options, including Salada de Maionese(the tradicional potato salad), the selection of meats was perfect and there was even a lively brazilian band. They now serve Brahma and the cheese bread(pao de queijo) was delicious!! It was nice that Alex, the restaurant chef, took his time away from the kitchen to make sure all guests were satisfied.
I now strongly recommend this restaurant.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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