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Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

139 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2142
+1 704-601-4141
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, Brazilian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
139 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2142
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Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

I had heard so much hype. A group of 5 of us had dinner there. We were all disappointed. Tons of meat but nothing tasted good. Almost gamey and over cooked. Think Golden Corral but priced like Ruth's Chris. The salad bar was better than...More

Thank Jeremy_NC_80
Reviewed October 3, 2014

My husband and I got engaged here back in 2009. The servers helped him plan the surprise. Every year since, we celebrate our anniversary with awesome food, great service, and and elegant atmosphere! If you are a meat lover, this is the place for you!

Thank CesiSalazar24
Reviewed September 29, 2014

My in-laws treated my husband and I to this restaurant for his birthday. We were both very excited because we had heard a lot about this place. Well there was a 30 wait so we sat at a cocktail table, my husband had to get...More

Thank jagbag
Reviewed September 29, 2014

We have ate at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse about 12 times in the last 3 years. I'm telling you it is the ultimate dining experience. The salad bar alone is great, but don't eat to much because all the selections of meats are unbelievable. The beef...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed September 29, 2014

This was one of the best places I have tasted in a long time but $50 per person? No way! We can't eat that much to make it worth the money but the food was superb! So if you want to splurge which is allowed...More

2  Thank Cheryl234
Reviewed September 29, 2014

This was my 1st experience with this restaurant it was very nice atmosphere the wait staff was very attentive so that was good. The salad bar had a good varitity of items on it. The filet migaon was excellent and the lamb chops were good...More

Thank MsDCLady
Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Expected more from this restaurant...everything so salty...meats are dry..only good lemonade...does not worth $52.5...does not worth $10(if it were $10)...do not waste your money or time..

1  Thank Oxana K
Reviewed September 9, 2014

My wife and a few friends visited Chima on Friday night and it was great! Normally, I opt out of buffets and salad bars, however, at Chima the cleanliness and quality were impeccable. The selections of meat were constant and flavorful. The food was very...More

Thank Caleb M
Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I made a unscheduled trip to Charolette NC. I was under dressed. The food was great as was the service. My wife was hungry for Steak. 16 types of steak brought sizzling to your table. I went for the fish and salad...More

1  Thank gopaulz
Reviewed August 23, 2014

Bring your appetite because there is no end to the courses here! You can choose to have just the salad bar, which is HUGE, or both the salad bar and the endless courses of meat. The faves at our table were the bacon wrapped filet,...More

Thank C B
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July 29, 2017|
Response from Venturous_Vacationer | Reviewed this property |
It is flexible. Some come in dressed up and others come in casual. It is an upscale dining facility, but since it is uptown, you will have people visiting the theatre and people walking around uptown who have come in for... More
Christopher H
June 20, 2017|
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Response from Chimasteakhouse | Property representative |
Hi dear guest, there is a discount on Veteran's day at Chima. For teachers, if they are from the Mecklenburg county, they receive $10 off per person on the adult rodizio dinner from Sunday-Thursday. They just have to... More
March 2, 2017|
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Response from Chimasteakhouse | Property representative |
Hi! Our lamb chops is part of our rodizio meat service that includes 16 different meats, a gourmet salad bar with over 30 items and 5 hot sides that come to your table. $54.90 per person At the BAR area, you can have a... More
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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, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, 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
5:00 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: +1 704-601-4141
  • E-mail
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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