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Date
Thu, 4/19
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10:00 PM
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Chima Steakhouse - Fort Lauderdale

4.7
2504 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steakhouse
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
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.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse
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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 - 10:30pm (last seating)
Sunday: Lunch 12:00pm to 3 pm and Dinner 4 pm - 9:00pm (last seating)
Sunday Lunch Special $46.90 (excludes Holidays)
$19.50 bottomless special on Sundays from 12 to 3 PM.
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Phone number
(954) 712-0580
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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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Private party facilities
Chima has a beautiful private room equipped with A/V. The room holds about 80 guests.
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Private party contact
Melissa Stamolis: (954) 867-7720
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
Valet Parking
$5 per car
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Entertainment
Live Music on Fridays and Saturdays.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Treat your mom to an unforgettable diner at Chima. Each mom will receive a complimentary dinner card (to be used on her next visit) and a picture of the party (sent by email).
Complete rodizio dinner from 11:30 AM to 9 PM $56.90 per person. No coupons accepted on 5/13/18

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 2504 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.2
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined a day ago

Always good

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4.0Dined 2 days ago

Our vegan friends wanted to take us out somewhere we liked, and they wanted to try the salad bar. One of the guests doesn't eat any oil for health reasons, and the chef personally came out and showed him what was oil free. That impressed us all. Then the chef came back to check on us and see how we were doing. The background music is lovely, the only thing I would add is some kind of a symbol to things that have something spicy like chilies or flakes, as I ended up eating something that was spicy and would have loved knowing it was spicy in advance.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Truly amazing time....salad bar is incredible as is the meats!

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

It was a relaxing and respectable environment. The servers are awesome! The meat was off the chain. I usually don't have an appetite but I was bursting when I left that place. 2 thumbs up!

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Very attentive service

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2018

This was the second time I dined at Chima and I was looking forward to trying it again. This is the typical Brazilian Churaschuria where fresh grilled meats are sliced in your plate by servers wearing Gaucho boots. A good cocktail list and small cheese puffs are immediately brought to the table. This is a bread staple for Brazilians. Very good indeed. The meats are wonderful and you can select rare or well done. The skewers are large and hold many sirloins or filets or pork chops, sausages and others I can't remember. Oh, wait, chicken wrapped in bacon and for those who are non-meat eaters they do serve up a salmon. There is no menu here and you cannot order something different, but the variety is great. There is a huge salad bar with many soups and salads and appetizers. The hearts of palm are fantastic. Don't fill up at salad bar for the fun begins when you turn your card over and the waiters start serving up meat. There are vegetables served family style at the table.
Service was great from those who serve cocktails and those who wait the tables, as well as the cowboys running around with the skewers of meat.
BTW there is a wonderful patio outside with lit-trees that are unusual shapes. Many tables where people can drink and have appetizers. No skewered meats outside. Valet parking a must in this neighborhood.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Excellent service, friendly staff, food was five star!

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4.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Overall great experience, staff was very friendly. Food was excellent.
Only issue was price range listed on opentable didn’t match, we ended spending a lot more than anticipated. Worth the money as the food and service was great, however not expected.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Wonderful and easy from start to finish: happy hour cocktails (highly recommended!) to the buffet dining, table service, etc. The wine list feels limited and pricey, needs more by-the-glass glass options. The wine list is also on a hard-to-use digital display. It’s tacky and complicated. To justify the 20% service fee, the waiter should present the list with recommendations. The banana dessert needs adjusting, not recommended. Overall, otherwise, great meal.

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4.0Dined on April 2, 2018

I was very impressed with the food even though I am very picky with meat. I mostly ate the top sirloin, but my fiancé, who is crazy about meat, enjoyed everything they had to offer. The salad bar was okay. I mostly enjoyed the mashed potatoes and bananas they brought to our table. The desert was mediocre. It was the coconut chocolate lava cake or something like that. And there was also the tiramisu. Next time I go I’ll definitely skip the dessert. The ambiance was very nice and personal, yet casual at the same time. I will definitely be going back!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Chima never fails to impress. From their amazing salad bar to their phenominal meats, always a very satisfying meal. Add in a cocktail or two along with their excellent service, and you end up with one I've the best dining experiences availabke in Ft Lauderdale. One of my favorites!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great job!

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Excellent fresh salad / appetizer offerings. Entrees are good and plentiful. Excellent mixed drinks.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great service and priced accordingly

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter lunch

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Wonderful Brazillian barbecue

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

This place is delicious! Great food and ambience. Me and my date loved it. The drinks are on point too!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Excelente servicio. Comida deliciosa. Mi restaurante preferido !!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

We were on vacation and dined at Chima with our 3 sons, 23, 18 and 17. We could not stop talking about how amazing the food was and how attentive the wait staff was. Would highly recommend this dining experience to everyone!

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Family night out great choices good quality food.

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

This was my 12th Anniversary and they made it a truly special occasion. Though I have been to numerous Brazilian Steak houses, Chima stands out. The food is wonderful, but where they truly stand out is the ambiance and their exceptionally courteous and attentive staff. I look forward to the next time we come back.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

It’s always great dining at Chima’s. They thrive on customer service! We like our meat to be well done and they always make sure we have what we ask for. Not once do they have to be reminded. Also our cups of water were never empty. Love Chima and will continue returning here!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

¡Excelente! Buen servicio, dedicado a asegurar una magnífica experiencia, con un gran menú de comida y de bebidas. Una experiencia que no debes de perder.

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3.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Was a little surprised that they charged for my 7 year old daughter. She had rice,corn and soup.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Cool experience, good drinks, I like how they have a menu of their meats. Pricey, but worth it to at least check it out once.

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3.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Have eaten here often for family get togethers. The salad bar was still wonderful. This is first time we all equally felt the meats were not up to the standard they have been in the past. The med rare was rare consistently n the well or med well were consistently way over cooked. The salmon was very fishy tasting. Left feeling a bit let down!!!

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Always a great experience. Loved the grilled Pineapple!!

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

A Lovely Dinner to help look forward to end of Week :)

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

The staff were so helpful as we had vegans, gluten dairy free and young children amongst our party. Thank you for making it a great night

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Came here for my birthday dinner and had no idea what to expect but this place was amazing! Service was great, food was outstanding and it’s literally all you can eat! We will definitely be back!

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4.0Dined on March 19, 2018

One of the best Brazilian steakhouses I have tried. Quality of meat and seasoning was spot on. Service was efficient but not overbearing like other Brazilian steakhouses.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Excellent food. Salad bar was outstanding Great for special occasions

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

First, the entrance to Chima is unique and relaxing. Then, their hostess greeted me with a warm and welcoming smile. My server, Vinny, was friendly & professional and he gave me the time to decide without be overbearing. The salad bar offerings were fresh, tasty and numerous. Chima offers a wide range of different proteins including filet mignon, flank steak, lamb chops, salmon and ribs. However, I was disappointed with the lamb chops (I prefer rare/medium rare). The entire staff was friendly and attentive to my needs and that in itself made me feel special. Thank you for an overall fantastic experience and I shall return and recommend others to visit.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Edwin was our server and he was fantastic. We enjoyed all the wonderful meats and salad bar options. As a picky eater, just wish they advertised if any of the meats are grass fed or organic. They tasted to be of great quality and I would hope so for the price but they should advise and ensure you are eating great pricey options. Leave room for dessert - highly recommend the key lime pie or tiramisu.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Great place for a celebration. Saturday night with live music outside for drinks and then head inside for dinner. Always a great experience and great food.

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4.0Dined on March 18, 2018

We had a great experience, a lot of options, bring a large appetite. Room is very open. Get there early and have a drink outside , beautiful lit up Banyan trees

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Excellent experience

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Great atmosphere. Great food Great service. Much too pricey. Salad should not be near $37. That’s just Way is over. I would rather they offer less so they can reduce the price

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

It’s a place that everyone must experience. Come hungry. Try everything. The top sirloin and beef rib are the best. The salad bar is so incredibly unique. Service is hands down the best. All ages. All tastes. A family favorite. If you like Portuguese music the band in the outdoor bar is very nice. Come early and enjoy along with a nice happy hour.

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5.0Dined on March 12, 2018

I only had a salad bar and salmon, but my family had the full rodizio, and it was lovely.
My only very strong complaint is they charged me $18.75 for one , not even full, cosmopolitan.
Seriously. One and done, never again will I order a drink there. That is outrageous. Get me once, not twice. The meal is always pricey for the full rodizio, however for a special occasion it is bearable. The drink price, however, not so much.

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