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Charley's Steak House

8255 International Drive #100, #100, Orlando, FL 32819
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Ranked #44 of 3,153 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $50
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Charley's Steak House has created a unique dining experience unsurpassed in the industry. The restaurant's namesake, Charley Woodsby, co-founder of the Red Lobster chain, was honored by the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association with the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006. After selling Red Lobster to General Mills in 1970, Charley and his son Ron Woodsby developed Talk of the Town Restaurants - the corporate parent to Charley's Steak House. Over the years the Woodsby's have become "beef aficionados" with a steadfast formula for success: feature only Midwest grain-fed USDA Prime & Choice beef, age on-site for 4 to 6 weeks, and have management cut meat daily and season for 30 hours to create distinctive flavor. The steak is then flame-grilled over a 1200° open pit, fueled with a combination of Florida citrus & oak wood. This carefully monitored process provides for quality, tenderness and a tantalizing taste that elevates Charley's to the ultimate steakhouse experience. Since its inception, Charley's Steak House has prided itself on being a traditional steakhouse. But with the rise in number of savvy diners came the need to evolve the definition of 'steakhouse'. Instituting a corporate chef and placing managing chefs at each location, Charley's has advanced into a traditional steakhouse with culinary flair featuring chef-driven appetizers and entrees as well as established menu items.
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Ormond Beach
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

We stayed on I-Drive recently and dined at Charley's Steak House. We had been to the Palm, Ruth Chris, Fleming's and the like and all are excellent. However, the dining and steak experience at Charley's took it to another level! We received 1st class service and probably one of the finest aged steaks we have ever tasted! We tied that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

I decided to try Charley's because I had a great meal at another establishment run by the same company. I had the 20oz T-bone and it was the best ever! Medium rare, cooked perfectly over the 1200 degree wood fired grill. The house salad and wood fired vegetables were great compliments to the steak. I am looking forward to bringing... More

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Massapequa, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

My Husband and I had been to Charley's Steakhouse years ago, and we just had to try it again, and we are so happy we did!! We live on Long Island, NY not far from NYC, and there are plenty of steakhouses, but the flavor of these steaks is very unusual, like it is grilled on your backyard BBQ!! Very... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We ate at Charleys International Drive last night with friends to celebrate a birthday. The service was good but "mechanical". I shared a seafood starter with 2 of our friends and chose the 1lb lobster for my main course as I love seafood. The starter was nice but "sparse" and at $90 way way overpriced but unfortunately my lobster was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

I attend a conference in Florida every November. Whilst in Orlando we always visit Charley's Steakhouse. Without doubt we all agree that this is simply the best steak you will ever taste. Whilst eating it I find myself wondering if it is actually from a bull or a magical creature that only Charleys know about. The day after we did... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The whole family enjoyed this place. It was the best steak ever have had. The price was worth it. Dessert was to die for: Keylime pie and Molten chocolate cake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Great in every way except service a little slow if you are there with children. However, we were treated to a lovely talk about the steaks and the quality was just perfect.

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Aubel, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I heard a lot of good things about this restaurant . So when my husband and I visited Orlando last week ,we invited another couple for dinner at Charley's, The service was very good. The food however was not I was expecting.It was not bad but I have eaten better steaks at Capital a Grill and Ruth Chris. And my... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Should be #1 in Orlando, don't let other reviews scare you away. Yes it is a little pricey but you only live once and don't go here every week. It is a treat, a good treat. Flavor of Kobe steak on Citrus wood grill is so awesome. I always add salt and pepper to my steak and I didn't add... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We like meat and at Charley's you can take a pick. so many choices, we ate here twice. Staff is realy friendly

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Additional Information about Charley's Steak House

Address: 8255 International Drive #100, #100, Orlando, FL 32819
Phone Number: 407.363.0228
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
Average Prices: USD 25 - 50
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse

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