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Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

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139 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2142
+1 704-601-4141
16:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri 17:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and gathering with friends. Group of 7 friends had a wonderful evening enjoying the great food and service! The staff was wonderful and the food service was great! Highly recommend for any occasion!

Thank Julie P
Catawba, South Carolina
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my girlfriend went here for the first time i surprised her with this dinner meats are excellent, salad bar was great as well had to much meat to eat to the point i didn't wanna get up to get no more salad, waiters was also so polite gave me the feeling like i was supposed to be there.... More 

Thank EmmanuelRich
Geneva, Switzerland
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chima is not only a place to try good food, but is an experience in itself. At the beginning I thought it was slightly pricey, but when I tried it I felt it was totally fair the pay this amount in exchange of what you try. They have a fantastic open buffet of side dishes, salads, and appetizers, and the... More 

1 Thank Sarah B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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73 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A late evening dinner that met our expectations. After a brief wait we were seated in the middle of the resteraunt. We made specific meat request to our server to efficiently enjoy the meal. The meats were flavorful and served at the requested temperature and the salad bar was great.

Thank WeekendTreker
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made a late evening reservation and our dinner met expectations. We made our meat request to our server to efficiently enjoy our meal with the all you can meat selections the server was great and the meats were delicious and the salad bar was great.

Thank Colesville P
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is an issue with the valet parking that created some confusion, they are located on the side street not on N Tryon like the other restaurants on this street. When I asked the attendant to take our car he told me that they are not permitted to accept any vehicles on Tryon. The adjacent street has heavy traffic and... More 

Thank Steven G
Chimasteakhouse, Manager at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, responded to this review

Hi Steven! Thank you for letting us know about your experience. The valet parking service is a private company called Preferred Parking. It used to be located on Tryon, but it caused a lot of traffic, so by city ordinance they had to move to 4th street. Sorry about your wait - On NYE the city of Charlotte closed some... More 

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278 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived early so we went to the upstairs bar. Caipirinha orders are prefaced with "do you want house or top shelf Cachaça"? - Overpriced but good. Hostess is cute but lacks maturity to handle front desk duties. Salad bar was fresh and good. Table service was good and meat-cutters were attentive. Not quite the variety of meats and salads... More 

Thank j952
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful restaurant for meat lovers. The Brazilian way of serving meats in a great variety. Have your meats served the way you want it grilled, your size and at your frequency. A healthy and very big salad/vegetable bar makes the whole meal complete.

Thank Ruud L
Chattanooga, TN
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131 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

During a recent business conference, a large group of us dined here for dinner. I really did not know what to expect as I have never been to a restaurant of this kind. I enjoyed my meal very much and the service was excellent. There were a variety of selections of meats to choose from. I will recommend this restaurant... More 

2 Thank sacloud
Conover, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Had a dinner party if 9. Food was too quality and there was plenty of it. Average $60 per person but more than worth it.

Thank jlampjr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$54
Steakhouse, Brazilian, South American
Drinks, Dinner
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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?