About Chima Brazilian Steakhouse - Charlotte

139 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
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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 cocktails and the best view of Uptown Charlotte in our elegant upstairs lounge.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Brazilian Steakhouse, Steakhouse, Brazilian

Hours of Operation:
Dinner
Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm (last seating)
Friday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm (last seating)
Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm (last seating)
Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
4th street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(704) 601-4141

Website:
http://www.chimasteakhouse.com/index.cfm

Entertainment:
Please check out our monthly events on the website www.chimasteakhouse.com.

Parking Details:
Chima offers complimentary Valet Parking
Monday - Friday: Valet starts at 6 pm
Saturday and Sunday: Valet starts at 4 pm

No Valet service when Panthers are playing.

Public Transit:
On the Light Rail, get off on 3rd and Convention Center, then Chima is 2 blocks away.

Executive Chef:
Shawn Degree

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
For Special Events contact our sales and events manager Aline Decker at (980)225-5008 or by email at aline.decker@chimasteakhouse.com

Promotions

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Details
Treat your mom to an unforgettable dinner at Chima!
Open for lunch & dinner. Book your table.
All Mothers will receive a complimentary picture of the party (sent by email).

Private Dining

Chima private dining rooms are available for lunch or dinner and can accommodate up to 180 seated guests or 300 guests for a cocktail reception. Total venue buyouts can accommodate 320 seated guests. A/V equipment is available for presentations.

Chima Brazilian Steakhouse - Charlotte Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

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Service

Dined 5 days ago

We had to request drink refills several times. We requested certain meat request that never came. We had a group of seven and had difficulty hearing each other.

Tags: good for groups
food5
ambience5
service5

Excellent customer service

vip
Dined on April 26, 2016

Excellent customer service

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Wonderful! Everything was Perfect!

Dined on April 24, 2016

Everything was great-the food, the service. We didn't drink but they had a wide variety of drinks. I wouldn't necessarily recommend this for a romantic night simply because of the concept-you'll constantly be interrupted by waiters asking if you want some slice of meat or other. But that is the entire point and shouldn't be held against them. My husband and I both loved it. I especially loved the filet mignon wrapped in bacon.

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5

Options of meats were delicious fresh an ...

Dined on April 24, 2016

Options of meats were delicious fresh and flavorful

food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Great place to eat

Dined on April 23, 2016

We really enjoyed eating at Chima Brazilian Steak House. Even the salad bar was great! The meats never stopped coming. I am more of a fish lover and didn't see as much fish come out - but the server noted that I was looking for something, and sent the fish and ribeye right over,

food5
ambience5
service4

Hubby and I are still talking about the ...

Dined on April 23, 2016

Hubby and I are still talking about the top sirloin!!! Amazing food, service was okay. We had to ask what to do and what to expect after we had told our server we had never been there before. Would highly recommend!! Make sure to come hungry!

food5
ambience5
service5

I loved that we could choose when we wan ...

Dined on April 23, 2016

I loved that we could choose when we wanted gaucho service. The salad bar was delicious. The Gauchos were also very prompt and sent in the meats we wanted. The waitresses also changed plates for us whenever we needed them. I appreciated that the staff were all knowledgeable about wines, even though we did not use this service this time. Overall great experience!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Amazing Experience

Dined on April 23, 2016

Chima is an amazing experience. The food was so delicious. The meat was wonderfully tender and flavorful. The service was impeccable. The restaurant is such a refreshing dining experience and we highly recommend.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Best tasting steak from a Brazilian Steak House

Dined on April 23, 2016

Best tasting steak from a Brazilian Steak House. We have been to 4 different restaurants in 3 different states and Chima by far had the best tasting steaks.

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Bring your appetite.

Dined on April 22, 2016

Always a great meal at Chima's. Must always come hungry, but you will never leave that way.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Best steakhouse if you're hungry

Dined on April 18, 2016

I always love to come to Chima when I'm in Clt. The food is amazing, the service is outstanding and everybody is super friendly.

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience5
service5
value3

Great food but a little pricey

Dined on April 17, 2016

Chima's is hands-down the best Brazilian steakhouse in Charlotte. I have teenage sons and they both love being able to sample all the different kinds of meat that they normally would not have the opportunity to do so. However, because of the cost per person (my 12-year-old who eats almost nothing is considered an adult), it is a bit cost prohibitive to bring the whole family. Having said that, if you leave hungry, it's your fault!

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Good food and service

Dined on April 17, 2016

Good food and service. Pricing is what it should be. Location is good. Menu is great. Beverages are great. I'd recommend this place to others.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Dining

Dined on April 16, 2016

This is agreat place to dine at!! The was excellent! The food was superb and service was superb! ! I throughly enjoyed the Brazilian alcoholic drink!!

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service3

I've dined at Chima many times. While I ...

Dined on April 16, 2016

I've dined at Chima many times. While I appreciate the service staff trying to assist me select a bottle of wine, I felt somewhat like an individual stepping on a used car lot full of predators. I was so turned off by it, that I didn't order any wine and only drank water. My recommendation to Chima would be to ask the guest if they need assistance. If they say no, let it go!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great Experience

Dined on April 10, 2016

My husband and I enjoyed our experience at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse-Charlotte. The service was outstanding! Our waitress Sarah did an phenomenal job in attending us. The food was great and the ambience was very inviting. We will definitely revisit again!

Tags: romantic, special occasion, late-night find
food5
ambience5
service5

Amazing as usual! I could just eat from ...

Dined on April 8, 2016

Amazing as usual! I could just eat from the salad bar. So many great options! The meat is just the icing on the cake

food5
ambience5
service5

Still one of the best dining experiences ...

vip
Dined on April 3, 2016

Still one of the best dining experiences you will find anywhere, not just Charlotte.

food5
ambience5
service5
value3

Excellent food and service. Pricey but worth it

Dined on April 2, 2016

Service was excellent. Gauchos were omnipresent, courteous and eager to please. Meats were hot off the grill and delicious. Go hungry. You won't leave that way.

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience5
service4
value5

Amazing food and ambiance

Dined on April 2, 2016

The salad bar is fresh, the meat is tender and the price shows that. It was 122 dollars for 2 so definitely be prepared for that. It's a great place for an anniversary dinner or something but not for every day eating.

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food4
ambience5
service5
value3

Very Nice place.

Dined on April 2, 2016

Me and my son went, we had a great time overall. Only thing, whenI I called the child price was at 11 yrs old. When the check came the waiter said it was 10 yrs old.

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Love the atmosphere

Dined on April 2, 2016

This was great experience the food was off the chart mywifelovedeveryminuteofit.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Chima Supreme

Dined on April 1, 2016

Better than expected, people were friendly and very attentive with superb service.

Tags: special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great Service and Food...an experience

Dined on April 1, 2016

The service was great, very attentive and knowledgeable. The salad bar was enormous...not even a salad bar really because so much more. All the meats we had were delicious.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

We always enjoy our meals with you all!

Dined on March 31, 2016

Our server was super personable and we had a time. The salad bar is always fresh and creative. The meats are endless and pneominal!!!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Wonderful!

Dined on March 27, 2016

Great place to eat. Wonderful selection and fresh foods. Great value!

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Happy East

Dined on March 27, 2016

Great experience for Easter lunch. Food was fresh. Service was impeccable. Always a good place to eat but it's a fantastic place to celebrate.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food2
ambience5
service5
value1

Honestly overpriced

Dined on March 26, 2016

For two people two hundred is a little extravagant for what you get. The rodizio in Long Island is half the price and the food is amazing. Not worth the bill

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

My new favorite eating spot

Dined on March 25, 2016

Was my first time eating here. I've never eaten at a place with this kind of serving style. When you flip that coin over, be ready for meat! I had sirloin, bacon wrapped filet, salmon, swordfish, ribeye, lamb chops, chicken and even some sausage. The service was great. No waiting, even at 7pm on a Friday. The manager was very friendly and personable. I had to be rolled back to my hotel room. When I woke up Saturday, I was still full.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion
food4
ambience5
service5
value4

Great place for special occasions

Dined on March 22, 2016

Staff very friendly and efficient. The restaurant was elegant. Good variety of food. All the beef choices were especially good. Loved that they had salmon too. More pricey than I expected but take into consideration their location and being an upscale restaurant. A very pleasant experience.

Tags: special occasion
food2
ambience5
service5
value2

Very disappointed !!!

Dined on March 20, 2016

Great atmosphere, great service , Friendly horrible food. All meats were tough as nails , dry , overcooked or fatty. No way it's worth 145 bucks for 2 people. (no alcohol ) Please save your money folks ......Trust

Tags: notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Food and service was amazing!

Dined on March 13, 2016

Since I walked in I knew I was going through a new experience. Beautiful ambience, great service, great food.

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Come hungry, leave happy.

Dined on March 12, 2016

Chima is as an energetic atmosphere from the time you walk in the door. I went for birthday dinner with my family. We had the advantage of having a Brazilian dining with us. He immediately spoke with the servers (which quite a few of the servers are Brazilian) and made sure we got the best and tasty meats. We left full. The wine list was notable. Appreciated the reviews you could read before choosing. The same for the desserts. The staff was helpful and attentive.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
food4
ambience5
service4
value4

I was very happy with the food and the place.

Dined on March 12, 2016

I have been to Chima in Tyson Corners and now in Charlotte. I was very happy with the food and the place. Tyson Corners provided a little more variety in the meat served and we didn't have to ask for anything. The wait staff and management at Charlotte was really nice. I will definitely go back.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience4
service5
value3

Meat Lovers Perfection

Dined on March 12, 2016

If a meal that is substantially meat is your favorite then this is the place to go. The salad bar is varied and appetizing but it is the all you can eat meat that brings you here. Never had a bad meal here, the service is generally excellent but roughly figure on $100 per person and that is with limited cocktails or wine. The noise level is sometimes high so maybe it is not the best selection for a romantic meal or date. My man says that that is the perfect "guy" restaurant to just take the buddies and spend a couple of hours savoring red meat cooked as you like it. He can't get enough of the place so it's a real treat to him when we go there. Try it once and you'll go back as it's that good. Favorites: Flank steak, sirloin, and bacon wrapped filet. They have a selection of other (fish, sausage, pork, lamb, chicken) but the emphasis is on red meat. Tip: Go there hungry!

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Wonderful dining experience

vip
Dined on March 11, 2016

Every time we dine at Chima, Adrian and the staff make you feel as though you are the only ones in the restaurant. They go above and beyond to make sure your evening is special. They will ask if you have any request and if so, the server is at your table within minutes. The lamb and lamb chops are the best! Thanks to everyone at Chima!

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food4
ambience4
service5
value4

Birthday Dinner

Dined on March 11, 2016

I took my dad here for his 60th birthday and it was amazing. Not only was the steak incredibly good, but the service was exceptional. The hostess pulled out our chairs to seat us, we were asked several times if we had any particular rodizio requests, and our tea was continually replaced before empty. I don't frequent restaurants in this price range often, but the service at this one takes the cake.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

A Must-Try!

Dined on March 5, 2016

Wonderful service from the hostesses to the servers to the meat severs to the managers! Everyone was so professional and nice and made us feel as though they truly wanted to meet our every dining desire (from asking if there was a certain meat we wanted to try to asking if we wanted more coffee at the end). We also really liked seeing the managers so involved/walking around greeting guests.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Always Delicious

Dined on March 5, 2016

We have eaten here and other Chima's, they are all amazing!

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

WOW WOW WOW my wife said what a birthday gift

Dined on March 5, 2016

We had a group of 7 and was seated very quick. We were a little confused on opening time as far as getting drinks before dinner but that was remedied by the EPIC Centre area. We would have much rather had drink there if we would have known. The food was awesome the service great and what a waiter. The wine was great don't do a low end do a mid range it's worth the little bit more you spend. Be prepared to eat and eat good.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list

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