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Char

4500 I-55 North, Suite 142, Jackson, MS 39211
+1 601-956-9562
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Ranked #2 of 336 Restaurants in Jackson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Bar
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: E Northside Dr.
Description: Char restaurant offers modern Southern cuisine with distinct spirit and charm. Char offers great lunch specials during the week and a jazz brunch on Sunday. Our specialties include USDA Prime and Choice cuts of beef, veal and lamb, along with seafood and shellfish roasted to perfection. At Char we give you excellent service and food in a warm and entertaining atmosphere. Char is locally owned by the same folks that brought you Amerigo Italian Restaurant, Sombra Mexican Kitchen and Anjou Restaurant. Located in Highland Village, Char offers reservations, catering and private dining for groups of all sizes.
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Houston, Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Was here on business and had dinner here one evening. The best part of the meal was desert. Their signature desert was a pecan crunch butter cake. It is the reason they get the fourth. Although this is a quality restaurant if you are thinking Ruth's or Morton's, that is not what this is. I would say it is one... More

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Here on business and we wanted a nice place for dinner. This place was recommended by one of the folks who lives here, so we figured we'd give it a shot. Outside appearance and location itself had me doubting what I would find. What I found inside was unexpected: a truly first class dining experience. Impeccable service, exceptional food and... More

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Plano, Texas
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197 reviews 197 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

On way to Florida saw great reviews on TA. We made reservations through TA on the way from Dallas. Greeted pleasantly. Excellent service from Sloan our waiter. Fried green tomatoes, fried nicely. Split a rib eye so favorful; probably Best ever. Then a Giant luscious sweet potato. Wow Outstanding meal and service.

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Ridgeland, Mississippi
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had a wonderful meal , excellent service,and an enjoyable atmosphere at Char. We all had the scallops served over grit cakes. The scallops were perfectly seasoned and cooked and the combination of scallops, grits, and a delicate suace were perfectly balanced. We enjoyed a crisp Sauvignon Blanc with our meal. The server was attentive without hovering. The atmosphere is... More

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Bronx, New York
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I went there with my wife expecting one of the best steaks but it wasn't. The meat was good, not doubt about it but not 5 stars. We asked for medium and they were cooked almost well done. Otherwise crab cake very good and dessert also.

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Aledo, Texas
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72 reviews 72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My friends & I were looking for a restaurant to eat late lunch at on Sunday and Char was one of the few in Jackson that was open. Wonderful food, especially the vegetables. Great chicken tenderloins, butter beans, & greens! Wonderful meal, friendly service.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

You'll have a great dinner at Char. We had 6:00 reservations on a Saturday night and were seated immediately and the server took our drink order. My husband had a nicely balanced bourbon old-fashioned (they use Knob Creek) and I had a glass of chardonnay. We began with shrimp bisque and crab cakes. The bisque was good, and the crab... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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156 reviews 156 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I came here on business last month and will definitely be visiting on my next trip down. Jackson doesn't have a ton of great culinary options but this is definitely one of them. It has all the normal steakhouse classics but plenty of southern specials to give it a twist. The gumbo is great and the burger is great too.... More

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Montreal, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Ambiance is excellent and the food and service are second to none. Definitely worth a visit and there is not a wrong choice that you can make on the menu: steaks, seafood are all amazing.

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Jackson
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

I have eaten here plenty of times on business meeting, holiday gathering and just the wife and I. I have never had a bad experience here. The food is great and so is the service.

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