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Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

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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“flank steak” (24 reviews)
“top sirloin” (18 reviews)
“fried bananas” (12 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Brazilian, Gluten Free Options
139 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2142
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

Great place for an entertaining and different dining experience. Food and wine selection, preparation, and service are good. It is expensive enough to be reserved for a special occasion or an expense account deductible evening. Reservations are helpful.

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 22 April 2014

I was blown away by the outstanding customer service and food quality at Chima. The salad bar and the meat selection were incredible. This restaurant offered hotel employees a special discount. After having such a great meal there, I will surely recommend this location to...More

Thank Melvcookie
Reviewed 21 April 2014

My husband and I ate at Chima on Saturday night and it was wonderful! The meat was so flavorful and the whole experience was different and fun. I agree with other reviewers - come hungry and don't fill up on the salad bar. It is...More

Thank johnsmom28
Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

Very good service, and excellent food! No limit on the mean, so come in hungry 😄 Reservation is needed in order to avoid long waiting! Pricey

Thank Rodik R
Reviewed 5 April 2014

I have never been to a Brazilian Steak House before so didn't know what to expect. It is a great concept if you are a huge meat lover and if you can eat a lot. It is quite expensive if you are not a big...More

Thank cwalts
Reviewed 30 March 2014

We ate here with a group of 4 after going to The Flying Dutchman at The Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. It is only a short walk. The salad bar is very large so be careful not to over indulge unless you want to have the...More

1  Thank Piseu
Reviewed 21 March 2014

I looked this brazilian steakhouse restaurant since it offered a barbecue exactly the one as you will find when going to Brazil! The location is situated in a really good neighborhood, close to everything!

1  Thank S W
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Went to Chima with friends and coworkers Saturday night after our trade show. Staff and service was friendly but the food wasnt what I expected from a Brazilian Steakhouse. Many of the cuts were a little tough or dry. Ordered coffee after dinner and it...More

Thank MyChronMIke
Reviewed 5 March 2014

Make sure you're hungry when you arrive. Your meal begins with a trip to the food bar, where you can choose from a VERY wide assortment of goodies to go with your meal (salad, sauteed mushrooms, brie cheese, soup, etc.) but take it easy. You...More

1  Thank Jolly_1_Jill
Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

Its wonderful food and boy its a lot of it! The meats just keep coming and coming lol. It's worth the money spent I say and you and friends will have a great time!

Thank TrinaB437
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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, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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