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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%
Travellers talk about
“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 23 July 2015 via mobile

My bestfriend and I came to Chima for Charlotte Restaurant week. Which meant instead of sending $100 for two people we paid a little over $60 for two people. If you wanted the full experience which included few extra meats like salmon and a desert...More

Thank Elena F
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We visiting the restaurant as part of the Restaurant Week experience. The place is well-appointed, large, multi-level, packed and noisy and frenetic with activity. It is a challenge to carry on a conversation, but if you're there to eat ... They have a large self-service...More

1  Thank Joe_M_28269
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Meat was overcooked and very dry. Requested lesser cooked meat several times and never delivered. Asked for meats we had not received we were supposed to get and finally got them at end of meal. Worst meat I have ever eaten. Salad bar was average....More

Thank Jackie C
Reviewed 16 July 2015

I just recently got back from Charlotte, NC and I had heard about this place called Chima. It's a Brazilian steakhouse and let me tell you my friend and I ate ourselves to death. Make sure you don't eat much during the day to get...More

2  Thank Gerald P
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Been her a couple of times and it is a dining experience you won't forget . I truly believe this is a better experience when you go with a small or large group that are very hungry and you have plenty of time . I...More

Thank Southerntraveler9
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I REALLY wanted to like this place. I love trying new Brazilian Steakhouses when ever we travel. We have been to Fogo De Chao, Espetus, Texas De Brazil and a few others. I had read many many positive reviews and couldn't wait to try. I...More

Thank sftnslky
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

Pricey but worth it. I'm a filet girl, but not here because the top sirloin melts in your mouth. Salad bar is endless with high end quality choices. There is a seating area at the bar with amazing people watching. Celebrate all major events here.

Thank cjchic
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Staff was good and quick is why it got two stars. We expected and upscale restaurant with amazing meat. First off most ppl were dressed in t shirts and shirts at a place that cost $150 for two people!!! Then the meat was ok at...More

Thank drsink61
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Our first introduction to churrascaria was Texas de Brazil in Miami, FL. Since then we have visited the Orlando location as well as Fogo de Chao in Atlanta and a smaller churrascaria in Knoxville TN, Brazeiros. We were excited to try Chima during a trip...More

1  Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 8 June 2015

This was our third trip to the restaurant, which we reserve for special occasions. Unfortuantely the restaurant was not what we remembered. The salad bar seemed to be lacking in items that we remembered, i.e., a salad was complicated to make as the components were...More

Thank Jim C
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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.
2 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
Groups, Romantic, 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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