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Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

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139 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2142
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lexington, South Carolina
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are Brazilians and we had a blast here. My husband says meat was great!! I am vegetarian so salad bar was excellent and I asked for black beans with no pork and I got it!! It was delicious! Caipirinhas are perfect!! It is kind of pricy but worth any penny!! Staff was super friendly and helpful.

Thank BeccaMe
San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great, including the salad bar. The meat was a little salty, but good. The grilled swordfish with passion fruit sause was terrific! The serving staff were very friendly.

Thank BillRSATX
Charlotte, North Carolina
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chima is a high end steakhouse. Great food, good service. You will want to pace yourself, overeating is easy to do. Love the concept of the Gauchos bringing large cuts to the table and slicing off smaller portions for you to eat. The cost will keep the average person from dining here often, but it is good for a business... More 

Thank Glen B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place !! I have been here about three times and every time it has been wonderful!!Food is great and they know how to treat there customers!!!

Thank Ericka M
Sherrills Ford, North Carolina
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very unique way of dining. It was our first time and it was really fun. The food is delicious and never ending. My favorite was the bacon wrapped chicken. It's a little pricey but well worth it. I look forward to going back soon.

Thank Tracy B
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to Chima many times, but this will be my last. Food is good, but overpriced, and seriously, what restaurant doesn't have a first aid kit? Asked for a band aid and was told they didn't have any. Especially during restaurant week you kind of get treated like crap. Try Brazz nearby--they don't have the following or popularity, but... More 

Thank Emily678
Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I made a reservation online. I called the listed phone number to verify that they received the reservation. I spoke to a lady whom had no patience as I needed to know particularly which meats would be served as my husband and I don't eat all meat(smaller selection during restaurant week). She was very impatient and then proceeded to rush... More 

Thank Ms G
Statesville, North Carolina
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed it. If you like trying different types of meats this is the place for you. The different steak options were amazing! A great salad bar but it isn't a typical salad bar. Very different choices. It is rather expensive.

Thank Lana S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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86 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Charlotte's best Brazilian style steakhouse. Food (4/5) - Salad bar is very fresh with wonderful salad, cold cut and cheese offerings. Service (4/5) - Very attentive servers with prompt professional care. Atmosphere (4/5) - Large open elegant space that is kept meticulously.

Thank Klokas
Charlotte, North Carolina
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

The reviews were mixed. My wife and I went here July 4th weekend. Service was awesome. Sampled a huge variety of meats. Every sample tasted great. Salad bar has ample and well stocked. No complaints.

Thank Anthony B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $54
Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2142
  • Public Transportation: On the Light Rail, get off on 3rd and Convention Center, then Chima is 2 blocks away.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: 704-601-4141
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 appetizers and cocktails and the best view of Uptown Charlotte in our elegant upstairs lounge. Private rooms available for up to 150 guests

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