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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 2 days ago via mobile

All of the meats were delicious. Very good place to eat. The lamb was my favorite. The salad and soup bar has a great selection.

Thank attaboy73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very nice restaurant. but you better be hungry because they give you plenty to eat .Overall excellent place to eat nice decor.

Thank Serese B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've had the pleasure of visiting Chima a few times. It's a Restaurant Week favorite, and my brother also likes to visit when he comes down to visit from up north. So, I make plenty of excuses to be a part of the experience. I...More

1  Thank IWannaGoBacktoVegas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As far as Brazilian steak houses go, this one was a good meal. The salad bar had a delicious seafood salad as well as a few other very tasty salads. The meats were plentiful and the churascas aimed to get us the cuts and temperature...More

1  Thank Donna M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were in Charlotte over Christmas last year. We decided to try Chima Brazilian Steakhouse. Great choice. The staff was very friendly and attentive. The food was delicious and our total experience was wonderful. We arrived early and had cocktails in the...More

2  Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited at least 7 other Rodizio restaurants and this is by far one of the best!!! We went during restaurant week, not realising it was. The service was excellent, they weren't stingy with the meat offerings, the apps were incredible, and the salad...More

Thank Kelly F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1st let me say that the customer service at this place was some of the best customer service ive ever had at a restaurant. That's about were it ends. The food just isn't good. Well most of it wasn't good. I liked the beef short...More

Thank hairbyt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Brazilian steakhouses I've been to many companies in different cities. Chima is average in comparison. Service was on par with similar restaurants food quality was lower. Best item was bacon wrapped chicken most steak cuts fatty. Loud restaurant also.

Thank August123trip
Reviewed 10 July 2017

we were surprised at the variety at the salad bar. not just lettuce and tomatoes. A great selection of marinated artichokes, heart of palm and seafood salad that compliment the meat coarse well. Be prepared for the onslaught of Gauchos when you flip your card,...More

Thank hotroddaddy2016
Reviewed 2 July 2017

After dropping off our car at the Complimentary Valet, we stepped inside where we were warmly welcomed. Unfortunately, we did not have a reservation (I do suggest making one), but since they had recently opened and there were only 2 of us, they were able...More

Thank Venturous_Vacationer
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30 July 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
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
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$54
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, 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
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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