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550 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2034
+1 585-241-7100
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  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
550 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2034
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been fans of Char for years. Many dinners with friends have been enjoyed there and my husband often utilizes Char for business functions, from meetings with colleagues to interviewing potential new employees. He is a steak aficionado and Char is quite simply his...More

Thank JenniferM457
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

About 30 people came back to the hotel after our wedding. The bartenders were great and the drinks were flowing. They made me one of the best Manhattan's I've ever had

Thank thartman95
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Both the food and the service were by far two of the best things Rochester has to offer! Service: David the manager was just incredible when it came to knowledge and service. Really on point the entire night. Kerri(spelling??) was our server and she was...More

1  Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Char is the number one restaurant in Rochester. The staff are polite and attentive, and the food is amazing. They always have awesome specials, as well as an incredible menu. They have two excellent rooms for corporate parties or birthdays, and are very accommodating with...More

Thank EatRoCs
Reviewed 31 August 2018

The menu is a bit pricey! The small plate I ordered because I just don't eat a ton was so delicious and perfect. I am still thinking about it.

Thank sandypI1668OT
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We had dinner reservations for three to celebrate a birthday and upon arrival there was some confusion with the reservation, but it was resolved quickly and we were seated outdoors - prefect for people watching, and Yankee game watching! The waiter then apologized again for...More

Thank JoeKupe
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Enjoyed Sunday brunch with friends at Char. Service somewhat slow, but we didn't mind as we were enjoying our conversation with friends. Collectively we ordered: Belgium Waffles with jam, Burger with fried egg and fries, 3-egg omelet with potatoes and toast and the Crab Benedict....More

Thank Snert41
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The food is definitely very good but to me it was pricey. I ate with my kids. There is no kids menu. Two of my boys had cheeseburgers. They were delicious but too “fancy” for my 14 year old and 9 year old. They were...More

Thank SparBoys
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Oh man where to begin? The environment is very inviting, outdoor seating was great. Our server was great, and food was delicious. He ordered a Delmonico steak, I ordered duck. We shared the scallop appetizer. Every bit of it was fantastic! I definitely recommend giving...More

Thank Brie C
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my meal at Char. The food was delicious and the service was great. A bit pricey, but to me it was worth it. I will be returning.

Thank Mwiggy33
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2034
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-241-7100
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