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Charcoal House Restaurant

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9566 Murray Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3924
+1 619-741-6880
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible22%
13 May 2017
“Budget meals with delicious food”
3 Jan 2018
“We love this restaurant”
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9566 Murray Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3924
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

You can't beet the specials on the weekend. Three different cuts of meat to choose from for $20. You get so much food with what ever special you order. The food is so good. Plus drink specials. The service is the best, very fast and...More

Thank carl j
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Reasonable price for good food, really a bargain for a family or group on a budget but need for a traditional dining experience with appetizers, main dish and deserts. Everyone will be more than satisfied. Average per person $10.

Thank Walker S
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Used to enjoy the Charcoal house but not anymore. Not sure who they are catering to but it definately wasn't me. Horrible service, ended up walking out and will never go back

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner with the family while passing through San Diego... Happy Hour is a great bargain for dinner! We shared several appetizers and everyone was satisfied. The chicken lemon rice soup was a particular hit. Wine was good. Service was excellent. Dinner for...More

Thank Globetrotter805
Reviewed 20 February 2016

It was close to the Best Western where we stayed and recommended by the staff and locals we spoke with.. A little spendy but I guess that's top be expected for the area. The food was prepared well and served as ordered. Friendly servers and...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Great food great atmosphere. Great service. Decent prices place is very clean close to the great best western plus hotel😊

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Thought we'd give this place a try based on an ad in the paper with the new design/new food. The restaurant area is very out-dated and not great looking. We went in to try their new middle eastern cuisine. Almost everything worth ordering from the...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 20 September 2015

I guess they are changing the menu to middle-eastern. This is disappointing. I was told they will still offer the Cognac Filet, and i highly recommend it. Comes to the table sizzling and creates a stir. The sauce is rich, and slightly sweet. Loaded with...More

Thank email4saundra1
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

Place was empty on a Saturday evening which should have been my first clue. Steaks were tough as shoe leather vegetables were overlooked and prices were high! Won't be back!

Thank lanit50
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Steak specials on Saturdays, Taco's specials on Thursdays and All you can eat fish on Fridays. Great wait staff and they show the Baseball games in the bar area

Thank Clair T
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9566 Murray Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942-3924
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  La Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 619-741-6880
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