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Chima Steakhouse

139 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202
+1 704-601-4141
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Steakhouse, Brazilian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
139 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Disappointing if you had the experience of churrascarías in Brasil. You will miss the atmosphere, the taste of great meat and the vibrant ballet of waiters.

Thank chriscorti
Chima S, Manager at Chima Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Chris, Can you please send over your contact information so that we can reach out and discuss your experience with us? Thanks!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service!!! I came here with my coworkers to have dinner. We started at the upstairs bar for some drinks then worked our way down to our dinner table. I loved the atmosphere and our service was awesome. I am a person who eats salads...More

Thank TeneshiaN
Chima S, Manager at Chima Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the review! We are so glad that you enjoyed and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Second time at Chima. This one was as good as the first. Great, pleasant wait staff; very professional, timely, listened well. Food was fantastic and the meats kept coming as often as we liked. Would definitely recommend for a terrific restaurant experience.

Thank Katherine11112014
Chima S, Manager at Chima Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

Hi Katherine! Thank you for your recommendation and lovely review! We look forward to your next visit with us!

Reviewed July 25, 2018

First time at this restaurant, was part of a large business party (15+). Its a very attractive restaurant, modern, large (and several) bars, lots of tables and staff. The salad bar was nice, but other similar restaurants (Fogo) have larger bars with more selections, it...More

Thank Charles Y
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Parking was difficult, Valet is offered and complimentary, we chose not to use Valet and parked ourselves and this made parking difficult due to the size of our vehicle. This is not at all related to the restaurant as we parked down the street. We...More

Thank Vanessa N
Chima S, Manager at Chima Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Hi Vanessa! We are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your dining experience with us! Thank you for your kind review!

Reviewed July 9, 2018

A rather formal vibe and pricey but well worth the food quality and experience. Service was very friendly, swift and efficient! The food was delicious and you get to experience a variety of dishes and meat preparations all in one visit. I would highly recommend...More

Thank Jocelyn B
Chima S, Manager at Chima Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Hi Jocelyn! Thank you so much for your recommendation! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit, and we hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking to walk out with some serious meat sweats I would definitely suggest this restaurant. Not only is the service excellent but the food and the salad bar are top notch definitely a top restaurant for me.

Thank StuAG
Chima S, Manager at Chima Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Happy to hear you enjoyed it! Hope to have you back again soon!

Reviewed June 27, 2018

This restaurant was amazing. The rolls, and mashed potatoes and meats were amazing. Food on the buffet was fresh, and delicious. Wait staff was extremely fast to bring more meats. Overall great visit.

Thank BrittanyS1777
Reviewed June 21, 2018

My grandson chose Chima for his celebration graduation dinner. We had a reservation yet waited 40 minutes for a table. Once seated, we waited 20 plus minutes for our waiter. We finally got water. We asked for the wine and cocktail list and that took...More

Thank 699valb
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Chima’s is the absolute best steakhouse. You will most definitely get more than your fill with the endless supply of delicious meats and ample salad/buffet bar. You’ll be pleasantly surprised with the appetizers that are brought to your table, especially the dreamy and creamy mashed...More

Thank Perefier
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July 21, 2018|
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Response from Chimasteakhouse | Property representative |
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February 25, 2018|
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Response from Chimasteakhouse | Property representative |
Hi! Charlotte-Mecklenburg employees have a $10 off per person on the rodizio meat service from Sunday-Thursday, except during holidays and restaurant week. The discount is called CPP (Chima partner program).
July 29, 2017|
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Response from Chimasteakhouse | Property representative |
Hi there! Our dress code is business casual! Guests should just avoid the sport hats, sportive close, flip flops or anything way too casual. I hope this answer your question!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $54
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202
  • 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: +1 704-601-4141
  • E-mail
Chima Steakhouse named after chimarrao, a traditional drink of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, that symbolizes hospitality and friendship-certainly lives up to its name. Legend has it, in South Brazil traditional gauchos (cowboys) would consume a diet that consisted almost entirely of beef. The meat was seasoned, placed on skewers, and slow cooked over a wood burning flame. Historically, gauchos were known for their generosity and hospitality.
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