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Chima Steakhouse - Charlotte

4.5
4668 reviews
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$31 to $50
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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.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Brazilian
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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

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Phone number
(704) 601-4141
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Eder Dorne
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
4th street
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Parking details


Chima offers complimentary Valet Parking
Monday-Friday: Valet starts at 6 pm
Saturday: Valet starts at 5 pm
Sunday: Valet starts at 4 pm
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Public transit
On the Light Rail, get off on 3rd and Convention Center, then Chima is 2 blocks away.
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Entertainment
Please check out our monthly events on the website www.chimasteakhouse.com
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Special events & promotions
For Special Events (dinner or cocktail) contact our sales and events manager Aline Decker at (980)225-5008 or by email at aline.decker@chimasteakhouse.com
Private rooms available
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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.

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Specials

Father's Day Special Menus & Reservations

Celebrate with us. Each Father will receive a complimentary dinner card for next visit and a picture of the party (sent by email)
11:30 AM to 9 PM
$56.90 complete rodizio all day. No coupons accepted on 6/17/18

Sunday, June 17, 2018

What 4668 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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4.4
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4.5
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4.0
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90% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined 14 hours ago

The food was great but the service was not the best. We were celebrating two birthdays and were only given one cake. We were told the manager did not allow more that one free celebration cake, which is understandable considering we were expecting to pay for the cake anyway. However, instead of coming to us and communicating to let us know we would have to pay for the second cake, they sat one cake down and told us we could only have one so unfortunately one of the people we were celebrating had to go without. I also had to ask for my change at the end. The restaurant added a $22 dollar gratuity fee on to my check and then took $14 dollars that was supposed to be my change without asking. I would not have minded leaving more money but I did not appreciate that they made the choice for me. I have always loved this restaurant but I am extremely disappointed in the service we received today. The service made me feel like I was not a priority and like the staff had better things to do.

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4.0Dined 2 days ago

Meats were delicious and salad bar had wonderful offerings. Hard not to get stuffed with all the delicious options available. A little pricey, not worth the cost for a special occasion or a memorable meal.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Worth every penny...amazing! Food and service were great and my son, who is seven, had a great time too.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

It was an awesome dining experience. This is our 4th time to dine at Chima.

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3.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Food was good. Service was very disappointing
Not likely to return since this was the second time the service was far below the food

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Excellent service and quiet! Great place to bring a date! A little on the expensive side but well worth it! Bring your appetite

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Enjoyable time celebrating Mothers Day! Excellent service, awesome food, welcoming and comfortable environment.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Very pleasant experience. We enjoyed the food, the service, and the atmosphere. Everyone in our party mentioned that they would be returning.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Delicious but very expensive. The cuts of meat are top notch and cooked to perfection, but the prices are exorbitant

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3.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Other than our server, Trey, the experience was underwhelming. The hostess was rude and unwelcoming, took 10 minutes for the bartender to even acknowledge us (it wasn’t that busy at that bar at the time), and the table we were seated at for our anniversary (which the restaurant knew about per the reservation) was too close for comfort to the tables on either side of us.

I’m all about experience and from the moment we walked up to the hostess stand when she couldn’t find our reservation and basically made us feel like we probably didn’t know how to use Open Table to the SUPER long line at valet to leave, we were just very underwhelmed. Especially for the high price to get a plate there. It was a unique experience due to the nature of their restaurant but one visit was enough.

PROS:
Unique style restaurant.
Salad bar is excellent.
Some of the meats are excellent.
Trey is a stand-out server and the only reason this is a 4 Star review and not a 3 Star.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Gauchos and waitstaff were excellent! Very attentive and always available. Meat selections are delicious, very extensive and unique salad bar selections. Wine was very good. One or two of the meats were more done than I would prefer, but they were very tasty.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Food and service were great. Salad bar is great. Just some long intervals between servers and requests for sides.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

We celebrated my Birthday and it was one of the best.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

I recommend Chimas for any & all special occasions the food,atomospher,service is outstanding

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Hands down, this is the best food I have ever eaten! We decided to stop by after exploring Charlotte for the day. It was perfect! The food is fantastic and the service is wonderful!

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4.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Went to Chima for a birthday dinner with friends. Arrived about 15 minutes early and we were seated right away. It was a Friday night so it was very busy but the service was excellent. Our waitress was very entertaining and the food is to die for. Be warned..... bring a healthy appetite when you go there. You will leave full!!!!

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3.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Reservation was made for Friday evening at 7pm for a date night celebration. We arrived 15 minutes early and were placed in the far back corner of the room between an elevator and the server's station. It was weird, because the restaurant was not that full and there were much better tables available. I don't know how by reserving on here, we got the worst available. The would shine a bright light on us when in use, then after a minute of non-use would go pitch-black.Approximiately once every 5 minutes these spotlights were turned on us in the back corner.

The staff was nice and attentive. We had the full attention of our server, as she was always 5 feet from us and it was't busy. We opted to get wine there and not go the corking route (Fees: $35 for regular bottle and $45 for a large bottle) and that process was a little strange. They use tablets to show everything and it is sort of an awkward experience. I feel like a nice piece of technology should have more of a functional purpose; a traditional wine list would be classier but if you must go this route, I suggest the tablet do a little more, maybe incorporate the green and red cards!

The salad bar was great and had a wide selection of fresh appetizing options. As for the meat , it took nearly 40 minutes before we finally saw beef. I had sort of expected this, but whatever. 3 of the 9 meats I tried were excellent, 4 were simply okay, and 1 was not acceptable for this type of restaurant. The final bill after tip for 2 people with 2 glasses of wine was just under $200. It is a fun experience and a nice place, but the value is not there for the tab in my opinion and this place should really step up their game. This was my second time here (maybe ~20 Brazilian Steakhouse experiences), my last experience was mid-week with a discount, the experience was about identical. Not good, not bad, but not worth it with or without the discount, weeknight or weekend.

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Mother’s Day -great place for hungry teenage and young adult boys. Plenty of foof!

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5.0Dined on May 7, 2018

Fantastic food and service but realistically the price is off the charts.

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2.0Dined on May 5, 2018

So to just get right to it, the food selection was mediocre at best. I'm used to the Brazilian steak house in Myrtle Beach (Rioz) that cooks their meat over a wood pit. The salad bar at Rios is much much more extensive. So the entire food experience at Chima, comparatively, is sub par. The more insulting part is the price at which they demand, two people and the bill was $136 before tip. Chima needs to step up their game to remotely qualify for that type of pricing.
Will not return

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5.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Staff was great food was off the charts! Will be back soon

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

We had a great time, from the valets, hostess, servers, managers and head chef coming to our table over all it was excellent! My girlfriend was impressed which isn’t easy to do! Thank you!!!!

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

Enjoyed the entire experience immensely. A bit pricey but I knew that going in. Will return!

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

The food and service were excellent. It was a bit pricey for us but a 20th anniversary only happens once.

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2.0Dined on May 4, 2018

Very upset with some of the service. They happily kept giving us meat but after the first hour had elapsed I had to repeatedly ask for people to come to the table and most of them did not. Food was fantastic but I was very unhappy with how it became a chore to have the food brought to us. We were a party of 8 so it was especially upsetting that they would happily ignore so many of us.

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Good food. Guys didn't come around as often as usual. Our main server got an attitude when asked to split the bill a certain way. He was not friendly.

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4.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Outstanding food, and Brian was a great server. Great options for food and drinks

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2018

The place was amazing. I've been there 5 or 6 times and not once does it disappoint.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Everything was great! The service was outstanding. The food spectacular. If you haven’t been, you should go for the experience!

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

I give this place five stars. Everything was awesome

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2018

Everything was delicious. I tried to cut back on the salad bar but it still is so much food for me. Will definitely come back. Wait staff was wonderful. Valet was not ready for us when we got there for they helped us out. It was pouring rain as we arrived. This is a great venue for special occasions but pricey.

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2018

We have dined at Chima several times and have loved every experience.

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3.0Dined on April 21, 2018

It was an experience to put it at best. The salad bar really wasn’t your average lettuce and cheese options they had more of i guess a “fine dining” experience with the salad bar. The meat selection was okay nothing to write home about. The best part of my meal was the sweet tea and the bread. The servers were all over the place and our waitress really didn’t do much, we had atleast 3 different people come around all in a daze mostly. Again i went just to experience since the reviews seemed okay. Wouldn’t go again though.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

The service was amazing. Our servers were very attentive and held great conversation. The food left room to impress but ead overall good. It was a nice experience and we will be back.

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4.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Found this restaurant online and after seeing the other reviews and being a big fan of Brazilian steakhouses, we decided to give it a try. We made the reservation online and ended up being a few minutes late. They still held the reservation for us and we sat right down. The server was very attentive and friendly. The food was even better and price was very well worth it. If we are ever in Charlotte, we will definitely be eating here again.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

My friends and I took a trip here, it was definitely one of the greatest dining experiences we’ve ever had. Great food, great service, and excellent drinks! Highly recommend

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

This is our third time here. The food and service are amazing. Outstanding salad bar. And who can go wrong with all you can eat meat??

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

Great food as always. Went for prom night dinner and it definitely made the night much better. Definitely worth it.

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

This is my 3rd time coming here and every time I come here I have a wonderful experience and every time I bring someone new they always say they love the food and would come back. So lee up the wonderful work. Loved the food salad bar had many options love it.

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

My Boyfriend and I really enjoyed our time! Food was amazing, however I wish the salad bar was a little better, the soup was not hot.

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