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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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4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Visitor rating
  • 191
    Excellent
  • 84
    Very good
  • 41
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
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
Delicious!

I went here for Valentine's Day dinner last year and it was AMAZING. Best dinner ever. Can't wait to go back. Try the dark chocolate cake with blood orange, it's a perfect way to end dinner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
Shatine G
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Waterloo, Canada
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Cambridge, Canada
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Food was just OK, and quite expensive for what it was. Much better quality and value 10 years ago. Service is ok as well, seemed like just a job to server.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

First time there with a party of 6 for a business dinner. Beautiful restaurant, great waitstaff. Tuna tartare app was just ok. Pig tails were really good and a novelty. Never seen those on ANY menu before. Ceasar salad was good and they honored my request for anchovies on top. Everyone got the tenderloin and loved it. I got the... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I went here for Valentine's Day dinner last year and it was AMAZING. Best dinner ever. Can't wait to go back. Try the dark chocolate cake with blood orange, it's a perfect way to end dinner.

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Kitchener/Waterloo
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I've eaten here a few times and the food is always so good. Service is really good. It is pricey but in my opinion worth every cent.

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26 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Had a wonderful evening! Meal was great & hot! Friendly & attentive service! Definitely will be going again soon!

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Waterloo, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

There steak was amazing and probably the second on my list for the best steaks that I have tried in my life. There prices are comparable to Keg

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Always amazing service and incredible food. Although you may have to wait to get a seat without reservations it's well worth it.

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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The food and service here is consistently great! i would recommend it anytime. It is a great place for special occasions.

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Kitchener
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great meal, attentive service and relaxing atmosphere - enjoyed very much - would visit again and would recommend to others.

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Cambridge
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Good food good service wonderful atmosphere. A little slow on drink orders when the house is packed but if your there for drinks Martin's is just a step away. Not a cheap meal but a great place for a good dress up dinner with your significant other.

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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?