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Char

179 Howard St, Boone, NC 28607
+1 828-266-2179
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Ranked #44 of 126 Restaurants in Boone
Price range: $7 - $25
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Char -a Spacious, Unique Contemporary Bistro in Downtown Boone, serving Modern American Cuisine including Fried Calamari, Crab Bisque, Black & Bleu Salad, Turkey & Brie Sandwich, Fish & Chips, Burgers, Fish Tacos, Shrimp & Grits and Angus Steaks- char grilled to perfection. Covered Deck, 2 Stylish indoor dining areas and a Sleek Modern Bar featuring 5 flat-screen TVs. Nightly entertainment. GLUTEN-FREE & VEGETARIAN Friendly. Upscale Cuisine -Casual Prices. Margarita Mondays: $.35 Wings. $4 Margaritas.Mar'Tini Tuesdays: 1/2 priced selected Martinis & $6 Pizza & a Pint. Wine Down Wednesdays: 1/2 priced selected bottles of wines. Sunday Brunch includes Huevos Rancheros, Crabcake Benedict & more. Come join us at Char for....... Food • Drinks • Music • Art • Fun
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English first
Boone
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Went to The Local for the first time tonight and it was a great experience. Michael was an awesome server and the Chilean steak/ she crab soup was delicious! Also had good drinks, particularly the manhattan! We will definitely be back :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

So tonight we went for wings. Monday wing night at The Local does not disappoint and neither did our waitress Shelly. Our service was quick and thoughtful and and the wings were truly on point.

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Valle Crucis, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We had not been in ;since name change and were delighted to find Shelly, an experienced and spot on waitress. We had a performance to attend and time constraints, she efficiently worked to get us the yummy food while providing the best of service. This was last week, we are going back this week. High country resident!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Shelly was the best waiter ever. She is a model waiter that all other waiters should follow and create a cult around so they can be better waiters. But on a serious note Shelly was awesome I'm coming back for her.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I and some friends happened upon this place while staying at another friends home near Boone. The most unbelievable Bloody Mary and great Shrimp and Grits made my Sunday brunch terrific. We will definitely be back!

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Lexington, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

After some shopping in Boone, we began our search for a lunch spot and I was very delighted with our choice of Char. The food was very good, the service was great, and the added bonus of my sandwich on UDI'S GLUTEN FREE bread at no upcharge was a very pleasant surprise. Highly recommend.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

From the service to the food every thing was wonderful. We drove up for a birthday and it was well worth the 2 hour drive. can't wait to go back!

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Columbus, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Loved the food! he had the blackened chicken sandwich minus garlic and pesto add buffalo mozz. I had the same with blackened tofu instead of chicken. The Blackened tofu sandwich is unbelievable! So delicious I wanted to go back the next day- the flavor was really great and there is a lot of interesting local art on the walls. Very... More

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Conover, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We love to just stop by Char on a Friday evening. Their is a bar menu and a dinner menu. We usually sit out on the patio when weather permits or at the bar. Service has always been great! Some of our favorite appetizers are beef tidbits, fried green tomatoes, artichoke dip and baked brie. Have never had a bad... More

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West Jefferson, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

First the positive which was the service. Sat us promptly and food came quickly. The crab bisque was delicious but was cold, Steaks asked to be cooked medium were rare and were very fatty. Portions of other dinners were small for the $ they charge. All in all not a pleasant meal. Will not return.

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