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Charcoal Steak House

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2980 King St. E, Kitchener, Ontario N2A 1A9, Canada (Fairway Road North)
+1 519-893-6570
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Today
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 183
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  • 39
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Classic experience

Classic dinner and wine experience. Staff is very professional, ambiance is romantic, and food is excellent. I do suggest placing a reservation and dressing up !

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
Mike M
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Kitchener, Canada
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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315 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Kitchener, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Classic dinner and wine experience. Staff is very professional, ambiance is romantic, and food is excellent. I do suggest placing a reservation and dressing up !

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
139 reviews 139 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Staff were quite friendly but the food was just about decent. And pretty pricey too, so all in all, quite a disappointing experience.

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Kitchener, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The Charcoal lounge has great food, comfortable surroundings, good wine list and very good service. The Charcoal dining room is more upscale and on the pricey side.

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Waterloo
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

I have enjoyed many a fancy restaurant and this one won't disappoint. The service is decent and the food is nearly worth the price, nearly. I enjoyed the visit but wouldn't return. There is better for less.

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

This is a popular upper end restaurant in Kitchener. The selection is very good, the food is well prepared and presented. The service is excellent.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

The staff knows their stuff, recommendations were right in par. Service amazing. Food amazing. Cost was a bit pricey but worth it for an occasion.

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Really nice, but Martinis is still my favorite! You can order off the Charcoal Menu in Martinis anyways, and I prefer the atmosphere.

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Kitchener, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went to celebrate an anniversary and were disappointed in the service, the meal and the overall inattention. Celebration was spoiled.

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Toronto
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is our go-to for any special occasion. The service is always excellent and the food A1. We have gone as a couple, with family and for business.

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Charcoal Steak House never disappoints - steak and oysters are amazing! Service is incredible - staff always makes sure you're taken care of. Ambiance is wonderful.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2980 King St. E, Kitchener, Ontario N2A 1A9, Canada
    (Fairway Road North)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-893-6570

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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