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Chima Brazilian Steakhouse - Fort Lauderdale
Chima Brazilian Steakhouse - Fort Lauderdale
  • Address:
    2400 E. Las Olas Blvd.
    Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
    Neighborhood:
    Fort Lauderdale
  • Cuisine:
    Brazilian Steakhouse
    Price: $50 and over

Chima Brazilian Steakhouse - Fort Lauderdale Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.chimasteakhouse.com
  • Phone: (954) 712-0580
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Brazilian Steakhouse, Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Chima has a beautiful private room equipped with A/V. The room holds about 80 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Nicole Jacques (954) 867-7720
  • Entertainment: Live Music on Fridays and Saturdays.

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet Parking
    $5 per car
A word from Chima Brazilian Steakhouse - Fort Lauderdale
Located on the trendy Las Olas Boulevard just minutes from the beach, Chima offers a serene dining experience with a touch of exclusivity. The Fort Lauderdale location provides a chic dining experience from the minute you step foot into the captivating courtyard. The outside bar and courtyard provide an escape from the traditional happy-hour scene with our exceptional drink specials.Continued
Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
Diner Reviews
  • "The restaurant is very nice although the table that the gave us was at the entrance so there was a lot of traffic all the time and we had made reservations....very good food, romantic ambiance, service, music but very pricey for it so it's not to go frequently ...Also they close very early...."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We went to Chima for my husband's birthday and took our 9 year old daughter who is a filet eater. We had an absolutely terrific time, from start to finish. Everything was perfect. The salad bar was amazing. The meats were fantastic and we were served the cuts exactly as we asked for them. My daughter ate more than my husband. They added a special complimentary dessert and framed photo for my husband's birthday. Friendly and attentive service. We will definitely be going back more often and would highly recommend to those who love to eat good quality meat!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "We love Chima, unfortunately our experience was ruined by another guest that dropped a table full of unruly kids off next to us. These kids ran wild literally and we're throwing food and ice water at each other. The parents never once stepped in to stop them or escort them out of the Resturant. Extremely bad parenting. I hope that they were banned from the Resturant."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Table was ready when we arrived. As always, service is great. I had mentioned when I made reservations that we would be celebrating our friend's birthday and that she had drive 7 hours specifically to have birthday dinner at Chima's - her favorite restaurant. While we were enjoying our after dinner coffee they brought her a dessert with candle and wished her happy birthday. Very appreciated!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "We where a party of 9 w/two young children and we all enjoyed ourselves. Great place/service/food. Best Brazilian Steakhouse I have gone to. Thanks to all. Fernando"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "We visited the restuarant during our one night stopover in Fort Lauderdale before joining a cruise next day. It was also to celebrate my wife's Birthday. It was our first Brazillian steak house experience and all I can say is Wow, wow, wow! Yes it's expensive (about $50 a head) but for a special occasion it's perfect. The amount of meat provided and more importantly the quality of meat provided is just outstanding. You also get access to a very large sald bar, which is also unlimited. We also purchased a very special bottle of wine which complimented the meal perfectly. We were a family of 4 including 2 teenage sons and we were all taken aback at the overall experience. The service was second to none."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Love the food the friendly staff I wish I could eat more to try everything it was delicious! Would recommend for sure."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Great salad bar and spectacular food . This is a luxury all you can eat. great meat cuts and excellent service."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "This was a wonderful dining experience. The service was exceptional and the food was absolutely delicious!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "My husband and I had dinner for his birthday at chima, it was delicious, great service, would totally recommend he couldn't have enough of the lamb chops and I loved the Picanha! Hope to go back soon!"
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Good atmosphere with a great waiting staff. Chima is always great to have, along with the array of meats available, from the variety of beefs to ham, sausage, lamb, chicken, pork ribs, and caper sauced dipped salmon. Don't forget salads and sides from the buffet; thereafter commences a parade of waiters bearing roasted meats on skewers—often as many as twenty varieties in an evening. This place is amazing! Thank you"
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Combine a huge salad bar with an endless flow of tender tasty beef, chicken, lamb, and fish with an fantastic ambience and service that far exceeds expectation and you see why I have been going here for years. Highly recommended!!!!!!!!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The food and service were outstanding. We had 7:00pm reservations, by 8:30pm the place was slammed with people however, the service remained outstanding. I highly recommend to anyone wanting a great meal and experience. Worth every cent!!!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The ambiance, decor, and salad bar were excellent, the service was superb. There was one important problem, however. All of the meats, with the kind of obvious exception of the chicken and the sausages, was tough, terribly chewy. We have grown accustomed to, and expected, the high quality of soft meats we have found as any number of Brazilian steakhouses."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Great food, excellent service from all staff members across the board, beautiful atmosphere, clean."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Diego and his team provided excellent service. Truly made the dining experience above and beyond"
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "I have eaten at plenty of Brazilian Steakhouses and this one impressed me up until their menu(the actual little piece of paper, and the meat list). No sides on the bar, some very basic potatoes, and not very high end meat cuts for the price. I normally eat a lot of food when I eat, and at only made one pass to the salad bar, and one round of meats and I was done. Sommelier was great though, awesome wine choices made things a bit better. Would go back with a group, just not on a birthday dinner. Nice overall restaurant though."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "It was our first time and we loved it. The food was absolutely delicious! Great experience and will definitely be back."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "My wife and son took me for father's day and it was a unique experience. Very professionally run, really great service, great wine list, and great food. A beautiful salad bar and endless meat courses. The filet Mignon was wonderful as was everything else we tried. The pork ribs were OK but not the fall off the bone kind. We saved room for dessert, the molten lava cake, and the cappuccino was the best we both ever had. Will go back soon to try more meats."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Our first time together at Brazilian steakhouse and the food, ambience and service was the best! Enjoyed the variety at the salad bar --would have preferred some times hot to go with the steak... could have added these two vegetables (broccoli and asparagus) would have made perfect! The staff were impeccable from beginning to end. Congrats to them will definitely recommend to our many friends/family that come to Fort Lauderdale every year !!"
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Great service. However, we needed to tell our server on more than one occasion to get the "meat" guy to come by. Other than that, it was fantastic!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "After reading all positive reviews, went there to celebrate Father's day, When we got there they took us to the back of a very dark, low ceiling room . We requested to change the table. We have been to Texas De Brazil in many different locations, and I have to say their interior and service much, much upscale . This place looks more like a fast food chain, the tables without linens. If you don't care about ambience and service you may enjoy this place, otherwise I would not recommend it. The meat was just the same as other places, but service was slow. Definitely not worth the price. Usually I don't leave negative reviews, but I hope this will help somebody not to go there for a special occasion."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I took my husband for Father's Day. Fantastic experience - the wine, the buffet, the gauchos and their various cuts of meat, dessert and everything! To my delight they offered not only meats but also fish and chicken for us non-meat eaters. Everything was excellent. I would give them five stars except for one thing: all their menu and drink items are on tablets which each server controls. Since I could not see prices, that element of choice was removed from me. I neglected to verify what was included in the brunch and what was not. Not doing that let me in for a surprise when the bill came. Still it was a great experience."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I NEVER HAD A BAD MEAL .ALWAYS THE BEST!I TOOK MY FRIEND FOR FATHERS DAY ,AND HE AND HIS FAMILY WERE VERY HAPPY"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Outstanding service, probably one of the best services i have ever had. Food was delicious and fast. Great place to celebrate wedding anniversary."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Went to Chima's to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday.(I wrote this on the reservation notes.)The food was awesome and the service was amazing. We were stuffed but still made room for the tiramisu that they brought to the table as a surprise. We were not charged for the dessert and they took a picture, printed it and placed in a frame. Nice touch! Pricey but well worth it!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Love trying the variety of meats, it's a Meat Eaters Delight. Always a favorite spot."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Ribeye was the best I ever ate. It was really neat how every time I got up my napkin was always folded when I sat back down. Loved this restaurant. Atmosphere was perfect!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Very professional service, and very good food ,love the salad bar."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "This is the third year whatever have gone to chima for my wife's birthday. What a great place thanks for a great night "
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Dined at China's for dinner with spouse. The staff was friendly and attentive. The gaucho's were very attentive to the need for additional meat and the food was delicious and plentiful, including the salad bar. The sides they bring you (hoping to fill you up so that you eat less meat), were delicious and refilled instantly. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We already knew from past visits that the food and atmosphere at Chima's is great! This time our dining experience was exceptional thanks to our awesome servers - Diego and Geo! Thanks for making my husband's bday dinner extra special. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Excellent customer service to go along with a very good meal presentation! I will definitely go back again!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "This restaurant seems to be a hot spot in the city. Crowdy the friday we went there, there was groups dining also in a separate room. It's a huge restaurant, and at the rush hour you can't access the buffet without waiting like pinguins ... really not classy ... And the meat wasn't so good : salty, fat, not cooked at order as they say : I like it rare and even when I asked for it, they gave it well done ... some items just never arrived. Price list is amazing, but the prices are just stupid : you pay 60 a bottle you can get for 8 at te supermarket ! For 250 for 2 I could have much better than this !"
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Excellent food. Staff was great. Drinks were awesome as well as the cleanliness of restaurant. I highly recommend "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "The food was delicious with excellent service. The gauchos were very attentive and would go back into the kitchen to bring out newer pieces of meat so we could have edges. Great wine list and outstanding recommendation. Overall a terrific evening. We will definitely return. "
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "This time...we had an amazing meal...my friends loved it. Our usual server was unavailable and things went really amazing with Dawn. She is truly a great server, charming, always there for us. Also, please tell the men that serve the drinks and hors d'oeuvre not to pass them over peoples heads. Some of my guests got their heads wet a couple of times. What is that? Really? Chima????!!"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Great meal- the sommelier Larry made the experience awesome! "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "I took my boyfriend here for his birthday and this was a first for the both of us and it was absolutely phenomenal. The service was superb. Everyone was pleasant and helpful. The food was great and I love the fact the meat were made available at varying temps (rare, med well etc). I also love, love, loved the salad bar and the atmosphere! "
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "We visited Chima for my wife's birthday, we both love it! People are friendly and kind. The salad bar is fantastic but the meats are amazing. For sure we will be regulars in Chima."
    Dined on 5/20/2014