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
Chima has and will always be a great spo ...
Chima has and will always be a great spot to treat that special someone or for get together with friends or long distant family members. All the staff are very polite and welcoming, the servers are quick and more than willing to help out first timers. Our table was checked on often but not too often to when it became annoying. Chima seems to have found that middle ground of "just right". Our glasses were never empty, and the food is always amazing. There seems to be a few additions to the menu and they were all delicious. I would highly recommend everyone to try this place out, it's quite expensive but you really are getting what you pay for and it's worth every penny.
I have been to several Brazilian BBQ pla ...
I have been to several Brazilian BBQ places around the world, and Chima is at the top of the list. It is by no means the least expensive, but you do get what you pay for. I think the biggest surprise to me was the salad bar, which I would normally skim over in order to get to the meat. However, it was impossible to ignore the delicious selections on the salad bar at Chima. Even the cheezy breads served at our table melted in the mouth. For us, this will be a special occasion favorite. If it were cheaper, we would go a lot more often.
My Birthday celebration and we were give ...
My Birthday celebration and we were given the royal treatment!
5 star buffet, 5 star service, Great wine and a lovely setting!
The meats at the table were very good, but rated just a little lower than other Brazilian restaurants I have been to.
All in all it was a gorgeous evening, thank you for the attentive care.
Great as usual. Always fabulous food an ...
Great as usual. Always fabulous food and fabulous service. The atmosphere makes you feel that you are welcomed and at home. All their employees are friendly and very professional. We will continue to visit Chima when we are in South Florida even though it's an hour drive away. Thanks again for a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner.
We made our reservation on line for Than ...
We made our reservation on line for Thanksgiving dinner and everything worked out just great! The big surprise was when the waitress took us to our table, it was the exact same table that we had last year . Which was perfect.!
The food was very good as is the ambianc ...
The food was very good as is the ambiance and the restaurant is visually appealing. The only issue we has was bringing the wrong drink order, which was quickly resolved. Also, in this instance (and we've been there before) we had a gift card from a client that was not honored. Obviously there was a mix up and we just paid the bill and notified our client (who will certainly get it squared away). The restaurant is also a great place to celebrate a special occasion as it is a bit pricey, but well worth it.
My Customer did not enjoyed the dinner a ...
My Customer did not enjoyed the dinner and mentioned that used to be good. Our table was ignored by waitress , we mentioned to them many times during the night but they were serving a big table close to us.
Before leave I mentioned this to the manager and he told me they were overload with big table close to us.
My Customer asked farofa three times to the waitress after 20 minutes he decided to bring in the salad table....
I've been going here for many years when ...
I've been going here for many years when I get toFTL on business. The service is outstanding. I'm usually not one for salad bars but this is the best I have seen. Huge selection of fresh items that is restocked promptly. Some Brazilian steakhouses I've been to come to your table with the last cut on the skewer. These guys always show up with a full rack of meat, which allows you to select the tenderness you prefer.
Beautiful outside... inside not so much! ...
Beautiful outside... inside not so much! Food was mediocre and service rushed. Overpriced in comparison to other restaurants and I don't enjoy eating in a supposed good restaurant surrounded by patrons dressed for McDonald's. Just not my thing at all, prefer Ruth's Chris!
We are brazilian &my husband loves rodez ...
We are brazilian &my husband loves rodezio churrasco restaurants. We had been to chima 6years ago for his birthday &we had an awful experience .
We had a reservation for a large party &when we arrived we had to wait an hour to be seated. When we finally were seated they didn't really come to our our dark corner table located very far from salad bar area.we had to ask for meat several times &finding our waiter wasn't easy.my husband vowed to never return there after this happened.this year he recieved gift cards for chima for his birthday .hhe was hesitant to give it another try but we didn't want to let gift go to waste.we we're pleasantly surprised by the outcome.we brought our two little kids and the experience was fantastic.service was fantastic ,food was being brought to table continously .staff engaged with us and kids making it a very pleasant visit. There may have been change in management since our last visit either way we were much happier this time &would definitely return in future.
Very mixed experience. Beautiful restau ...
Very mixed experience. Beautiful restaurant and most of the food was very good. Regrettably when the fish was brought out it was cold and tasted funny. I asked the waiter if the manager could come over to speak to me because at the caliber Chima represents itself ($80-100 person), serving a cold, poor tasting dish is inexcusable. After several requests, the manager did come over 15-20 minutes later and played it off that the waiter did not tell him, then it was the chef had left early to that he was too busy to come speak with me. When I asked the manager if this was standard how the management addresses customers' concerns, he said he had 250 people to look after. It was very clear, that he did not want to speak with me, looked to blame his staff and hoped I would just go away. The manager even shared his view that no one else raised this concern and may be it was just me. Needless to say, it was extremely poor that a restaurant of Chima's caliber would be so brash in the way they treat their customers. For myself, I will never go back to Chima. There are other Brazilian steak restaurants in Ft Lauderdale equally as good with better customer service in my opinion.
Vinny was an excellent host! The Leon, a ...
Vinny was an excellent host! The Leon, and all of them were spectacular. However I did notice afterwards no fish passed around, was it served?
Also the valet gentleman never opened my passenger door and parked my car here I had to hop a puddle to get in, so my boyfriend ended up having to move the car a bit forward.
Found "Chima" many years ago on a visit ...
Found "Chima" many years ago on a visit to Ft Lauderdale,Florida and have enjoyed it every time I am in the area. I have tried other Brazilian steakhouses…nothing compares with "Chima"! It is a magical experience beginning from entering through their outside garden bar. Their salad bar really should be called the "Amazing Bar" for it offers the most wonderful delicacies such as carpaccio and the best smoked salmon ever! We met the executive chef Eric on our last visit, fun to talk with him. I cannot wait for my next visit.
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