About 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.
Brazilian Steakhouse, Steakhouse
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm (last seating)
Friday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm (last seating)
Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm (last seating)
Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm (last seating)
$50 and over
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Live Music on Fridays and Saturdays.
$5 per car
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 8677720x
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Chima Brazilian Steakhouse - Fort Lauderdale Ratings and Reviews
Overall a nice place we went on a rainy ...
Overall a nice place we went on a rainy night and I wish it wasn't raining as I wanted to enjoy the outdoor seating area and music. I was hoping to hear the music while dining but it was too loud for that. I still enjoyed the food and the restaurant.
We went there as part of Dine Out Ft. La ...
We went there as part of Dine Out Ft. Lauderdale and there is a marked difference in the service we got compared to when we dined there in the past with the regular menu. We waited a long time to get the service for meat, the server barely checked on us. We had to call one of the managers to eventually get service. It was not a busy night as it was a Tuesday. Disappointed that they didn't maintain the same service we always got just because we were doing the Dine Out menu.
Left in a dining section with few guests ...
Left in a dining section with few guests and Had to "flag down" wait staff to request meat. Our original server disappeared...not sure if shift change or moved to another section, or what was going on??
Food was great and salad bar is always top notch. Service is usually superior, so maybe they just had an off night.
Finally, had to wait over 15 minutes for valet to acknowledge us. One of two valets was retrieving cars by himself while the other was too busy discussing a potential job opportunity with another guest.
Hopefully, our next experience will be more pleasurable as we enjoy this establishment.
Extremely disappointing. My son was in t ...
Extremely disappointing. My son was in town for one night and I know how much he likes Chima. I have always enjoyed eating here in the past. Based on this past Wednesday would not go back. The meat was fatty and tough. The servers not friendly. For the money you are paying, the food should b top notch. I did tell the two hostesses how awful I thought the meat was . She said, thank you for the feedback and a general manager would call. She also said the restaurant was using a new purveyor. Obviously the general manager didn't care since I didn't receive a call. Don't waste your money on this over priced place!
We were never offered the full array of ...
We were never offered the full array of meats and fish that are usually available there. We had to constantly ask for particular items. I am disappointed that they try to put so many starches on the table so the people don't want to eat the meat. Most of the meets were tough. Sorry that it wasn't at all good this time. Would probably never go back
I made surprise reservation for my husb ...
I made surprise reservation for my husband and i's 3 year anniversary. Our first time there... it was amazing, waitress went over above and beyond, we absolutely loved the food and the staff made our anniversary memoriable.
Salad Bar was the star of the experience ...
Salad Bar was the star of the experience. Every item on the salad bar was top quality and very fresh. The service was excellent and the wait staff checked in often to make sure everything was satisfactory. Unfortunately the meat was disappointing and did not compare with past visits a few years ago. The meat was shaved wafer thin and was either extremely over cooked or undercooked and very tough including the filet mignon. There was much more fat on each slice of meat than the meat itself. The meat should be sliced thicker to experience the taste of the meat. Cuts from the charred outside should not be served unless requested. I don't think I will be returning any time soon unless there is a special offer to give it any ther chance.
Had a great time, the food was terrific. ...
Had a great time, the food was terrific. We found some of the meat which was being passed around was not to prepared to our liking. The staff kept telling us that we can special order anything anytime. So we ordered some of the cuts to the preparation we desired. They complied and it was delicious! We look forward to returning. And our waitress couldn’t do enough for us!
This place has the absolute best beef ri ...
This place has the absolute best beef ribs. Everything else is fantastic too. Huge selection at the salad bar, and lots of delicious meats, chicken, and seafood. It's a bit pricey but is very worth it for a special occasion!
We love Chimas! The food is delicious ...
We love Chimas! The food is delicious and the service is outstanding! The staff is very friendly and attentive. The salad/relish bar has many unusual dishes and the sauces and salad dressings are amazing! I would recommend a visit especially for a special occassion.
To know what it feels like to be royalty ...
To know what it feels like to be royalty, dine at Chima! The staff pampers you, the food is
of the highest quality, the variety feeds every
taste under the sun, and the sophistication of the atmosphere takes you out of the faily routine of your Life !!
Was a delicious dinner. Easy to reserve ...
Was a delicious dinner. Easy to reserve table online and they text you when your table is ready after you check in. Don't waste time on the salad bar! The meat will fill you up till you have to loosen your belt to get back to your car!
Went with four others and everyone of us ...
Went with four others and everyone of us agreed we would go back. The meats served, and there were fifteen or so, were delicious. The salad bar, if you could call it that, was one of the best I have ever see,. I commented that I would go back just for that, if someone could sneak me a sausage and small piece of their filet. As difficult as it is save room for desert. The Key Lime pie was outstanding as was the cheese cake and the tiramisu. Even the coffee came with steamed milk so you didn't cool your coffee off if you wanted it light.
I brought family members visiting from S ...
I brought family members visiting from Sweden to dinner and they were amazed and thoroughly enjoyed the feast. Their quotes were, "best place ever", "better than a day at Disney World". Service was excellent, thanks Chima!
Just got back from the best dinner in ag ...
Just got back from the best dinner in ages. We are in Ft. Lauderdale for vacation and our son had birthday and he loves meat, so the choice was Chima. And what a choice. We where seated and guided kindly through what the rodízio is and then we got started. Yummy, what a selection the salatbar had and all the meat. It was so great. Our other son is allergy to gluten and we have stated that during the online reservation and he got a card explaining which cuts and items from the salatbar and desert menu he could eat. Great service.
After a lot of meat, we got to the desert and they did not forget our sons birthday. He could choose from everything on the desert menu without charge. On top of that, Gabriel took a foto of the family, printed it out and gave it to us in a nice frame.
Thank you very much Sula and Gabriel for giving us a great evening and a great experience.
My 2nd time, going for diner. Not as goo ...
My 2nd time, going for diner. Not as good as the 1st time, it was my best friend Bday, they ask the occasion and I told them. Nothing happened, at some point the food stopped coming and when we asked, the manager? I assume-he didn't introduced himself asked what meat did we want. When they explain you the menu they tell you there is 19 types of meat, and we wanted at least, to try them all.
Also the portions served are too big, if you want to try several, at least more than 5, and no matter how small I asked them to serve, they served - what I guess is- the standard portion.
Food was tasty, although some of the meat and fish was overcooked, the attention from the servers could be greatly improved. Still my guests, from out of the States found it really good! and would like to come back next time.
Chima always "meats" my expectations! My ...
Chima always "meats" my expectations! My favorite place to bring family and friends. Excellent food and service! Gonzalo and Jennifer our servers did a great job, meat gauchos were on point with meat service especially friendly Jeanpierre! Chima rocks! 5 stars!
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