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670 Main St N, Woodbury, CT 06798-2130
203-263-2538
Today
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A must do

Our visits here have always been good. Burgers soups and sandwiches are awesome. Never a bad time. Out of town just a bit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
rnash10419
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Connecticut
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Huntsville, AL
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We took my Mom there for dinner and the food was below average. I guess it's true things change, sometimes it's not for the best.

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Oxford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been here a few times and there is nothing even halfway healthy on the menu.. and anything I have ordered has not been good.. the service is terrible, food not good.. I have no idea how they have been in business so long.. It has a long standing older crowd which may be way.. I would never suggest... More 

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Connecticut
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Our visits here have always been good. Burgers soups and sandwiches are awesome. Never a bad time. Out of town just a bit.

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My husband and I like to go the the Charcoal Chef periodically. Sometimes we order "take out". I believe more than 90% of the time, we order the NY Strip Steak with a baked potato. It's always good and simple. We enjoy it. When we feel like having a pre-dinner cocktail, we go to the restaurant and eat there, instead... More 

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Port Orange, Florida
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a great place to eat! The food was excellent and our server was very attentive & courteous. I hadn't been there in the last 15 or so years, since I moved from the area, so this was a nice treat. Will plan on going back again on our next trip up.

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Woodbury
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a very nice little country restaurant. Unpretentious and quaint with just plan good cooking! I love the deep-fried Cornish hen (I know, I know fried foo is bad... but it's REALLY good). I also really like the grilled trout - two whole fish with skin - (and that it's really healthy eating). We are local and we drop... More 

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

When we moved to Woodbury a few months ago we knew absolutely nothing about the town. After a long day of moving furniture and boxes we needed some food. I checked out tripadvisor and decided that we'd grab some burgers at Charcoal Chef since it was close by and had great reviews. We almost walked out the moment we stepped... More 

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Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The office voted on the Charcoal Chef to celebrate the recent National Hamburger Day. We'd never been there before, but we all thought a charcoal-broiled burger was appropriate for the occasion. Overall, this is a pretty cool restaurant. I liked the country-themed decor and the simplicity of everything. The burgers were very good, as well as the sides. I thought... More 

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Been coming here for years. A truly nice place to eat and meet friends. Food is good. Prices good. Best burgers around with real charcoal cooking.

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

this is a good place for a quick meal. we usually just get a burger basket. It seems to be mostly an older crowd of people . the restaurant has been here for ages.

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Additional Information about Charcoal Chef

Address: 670 Main St N, Woodbury, CT 06798-2130
Phone Number: 203-263-2538
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Woodbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 10:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 670 Main St N, Woodbury, CT 06798-2130
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Woodbury
  • Phone Number: 203-263-2538
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 10:00 pm

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