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Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

) #30 of 1,979 Restaurants in Charlotte €€€€ Steakhouse, , Gluten Free Options
139 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2142
+1 704-601-4141
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
17:30 - 21:30All hours
Steakhouse, Brazilian, Gluten Free Options
139 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2142
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1 - 10 of 443 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had a great time at Chima. My family loved all of the different types of meat. I would give 5 stars if there were an additional fish option for non meat eaters but the salad bar was awesome!

Thank 230val
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here last week for anniversary. It's really good, don't get me wrong. But it's really not a good value. We had $100 gift card and still spent close to $100. Granted we had a couple drinks and (got conned) on a bottle of water....More

Thank jpharkey
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughters wedding reception was done at "Chimas" . It was an excellent venue!! Starting from the event planner who was outstanding " Aline" to our server who was absolutely exceptional " Ricky". This young man made sure that all our needs would be met,...More

Thank Josephine A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We appreciated the exceptional table service, very friendly staff on the floor. The reception hostesses were not so nice. The salad bar was phenomenal, with a huge variety of choices and the meats were good too ! We liked the contemporary design and the Uptown...More

Thank OrallavacT
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good, don't get me wrong. Not $50+ per plate per person good though. We went as a couple looking for a nice evening out and this generally fit the bill. There was quite a wide range of people and attire in the place...More

Thank bdunkle2017
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I had previously tried this style of restaurant in San Antonio and I must say, I was not disappointed. Although I did not have a reservation they were very accommodating and caring. The salad buffet was amazing as was the rotisserie meats. They serve a...More

Thank Ricaron
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is beautiful and the view from the 2 floor is nice. I went to celebrate a friend's birthday and we had a great time. The staff was friendly. The food was ok (meat lacked seasoning)but DEFINITELY not worth $143 for two people.More

Thank Ben J
Chimasteakhouse, Manager at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Hi Ben! Thank you for joining us to celebrate your friend's birthday! We appreciate your feed back. The meats are cooked and seasoned to order, so you can ask the gauchos (meat waiters) how you prefer your meats - temperature and/or seasoning. We also offer...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

very quite place for a one on one place to relax. Very clean place to eat. meats were seasoned very well.

Thank ttree23
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I cant speak first hand for all the meat selections, but all us enjoyed the selection... they were out of seabass bc it was not in season according to the server ... overall good experience... very pricey... DO NOT EAT ANYTHING BEYOND 1130A IF YOU...More

Thank RAE G
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This was where we went for my 60th birthday. They asked when I made reservations if I was celebrating anything. As we were seated, I was wished a Happy Birthday and the server helped us celebrate in a great way! The service was impeccable! The...More

Thank MistyMtEstrelas
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Christopher H
I have been to a restaurant like this before and they offered discounts for veterans and teachers. Does this restaurant offer that as well?
20 June 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
What lambchop come with .price range
2 March 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
I understand that the meats are sliced from large skewers. Is it possible to get RARE meat, such as a filet? Also, I am allergic to certain spices - can you please advise what spices are used? Thank you.
1 January 2017|
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Response from Chimasteakhouse | Property representative |
Hi Rvartist! Yes! All meats are cooked to order, so you can choose the temperature and season (salt, garlic, etc.) Each meat has a different one, but you can ask the meat carvers, and they can answer any question! Our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$54
Drinks, Dinner
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
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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