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The Char

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100 Char Dr, Beckley, WV 25801-2646
+1 304-253-1760
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Jumping Branch, West Virginia
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I ate at the Char on Valentines Day. We both had great food and great service. There was a special strawberry lemonade drink which was very good. I ate a rib eye steak which was very tasty and my wife got scallops and was very happy with them. The escargot appetizer was a treat that you cannot... More 

Thank David E
Cool Ridge, West Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful ..Our special anniversary we were treated like royalty. easy access to all the amenities WOULD RECOMMEND TO ALL MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY THANK YOU CHAR

Thank tanman1325621
Level Contributor
33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited for our Valentine's Day date. We got there soon after opening and thought we'd be seated right away. We were wrong. The place was packed. It took a while to be seated, but we were lucky we got there when we did. Folks after us had an even longer wait. It seemed to take an... More 

Thank April W
Detroit, Michigan
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for special evening out, or a place just little quieter and nicer than the chains. Food and service has never failed to impress.

Thank T6294NQmichaela
Any Beach
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87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Party of 4 on very cold winter night. Still a good crowd even with the bitter cold temps. For appetizers we had shrimp chowder, shrimp cocktail and fried oysters. All very good! Entrees were: the pork chop special glazed with bourbon brown sugar side of vegetables. French cut pork chop with stuffed potato. Seared scallops with stuffed potato, salmon special... More 

Thank beachlady3
Beckley, West Virginia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Food here is great. Steaks are perfect and the spaghetti is a great side dish. The decorations are straight out of the 60's so you'll either love or hate them. Only two complaints are that they put crackers on the table and there are no good bread options. The sister restaurant has the best bread in town!

Thank scout242242
Topsail Beach, North Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I would save my money and eat else where. Food is not up to paris for this price point. Have tried this restaurant three times to give it a fair chance but disappointed each time.

Thank Jhall10566
Cary, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Eating dinner here was like a trip back in time to the 60's. The menu is standard American fare; steaks, pasta, chicken, garlic bread and ice water in stemmed glasses. The dining room is carpeted, one wall is faux stone, and the wait staff wears black pants and vests with white shirts. There was a candle, plastic flowers, salt and... More 

1 Thank fn2187AquaNet
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is hidden away in the trees. Valet as well as self parking is available The cuisine is varied and every entree is well prepared, graciously served, and excellent in taste We have dined here often and have never been disappointed The surroundings are pleasant and wait staff goes out of the way to please you.

Thank Donald B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The steaks we ordered were very good. They were out of several drink options and the salad that came with the meal was so so. Offered no Caesar salad which is sort of strange for a steak place. Overall a good meal.

1 Thank Bkinney85

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Char Dr, Beckley, WV 25801-2646
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Beckley
  • Phone Number: +1 304-253-1760

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?