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Char's at Tracy Mansion

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French, International, Contemporary
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1829 N Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102 (Kelker)
+1 717-213-4002
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located overlooking the Susquehanna River, Char's offers inventive...
Located overlooking the Susquehanna River, Char's offers inventive cuisine, impeccable service with a relaxed, dinner party atmosphere in a grandiose setting.
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  • 109
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    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
The "New" Char's in Tracy Mansion is Excellent

This was a first visit to Char's since they moved from the Shipoke area of Harrisburg. The Tracy Mansion has wonderful views of the Susquehanna river. We recommend drinks on the terrace in nice weather to watch the sun go down over the water. There are also some views from parts of the dining room... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Odysseus121
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Pennsylvania
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  • Special occasions
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Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This was a first visit to Char's since they moved from the Shipoke area of Harrisburg. The Tracy Mansion has wonderful views of the Susquehanna river. We recommend drinks on the terrace in nice weather to watch the sun go down over the water. There are also some views from parts of the dining room. The food was excellent and... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The food and atmosphere here are quite good. It is pricey so it's not an everyday place. You are guaranteed a lovely evening.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The food was delicious, the wait staff excellent! From drinks in the library to our scrumptious dessert, a great evening! Would highly recommend.

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West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

A dinner at Chars is for special occasions. While the food is always great, the location offers dinner on the veranda or indoors with a few of the River. A very pleasant staff and accomplished cha make for a great evening. Coupled with an ample wine list, all it takes is great friends and or family to make it a... More 

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Central Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

It could have been the location overlooking the Susquehanna from the porch in the late afternoon; it could have been the friendly, knowledgeable and attentive service; it could have been the quality, variety and presentation of the food. Of course, taken together those are the attributes of a great restaurant experience, which is what we got!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Taken to this restaurant by my wife for our anniversary. Great atmosphere with views of the river. Both the food and the service were great. Waiter explained several dishes and we even opted for one of his recommendations. Owner on site and visited our table.

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Fantastic evening out, one that my wife and I will always will remember. Service was excellent never felt rushed or pressured. Food was unique and tasty. Nice finish with dessert and adding the script of happy anniversary!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Food, service, ambiance; all just perfect. I strongly suggest eating here anytime, but special occasions are really special here.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I've been here many times on multiple occasions, my last one being my birthday. The wait staff is absolutely wonderful and never miss a thing. You can sit outside overlooking the river and Front St (which is so romantic at night). The food is phenomenal, especially their risotto! They also make the best Pearlicious Martini's - even if you're not... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We took one third of our staff and their spouses to dinner to celebrate our year. Ambience, food, drinks, and staff were on point. Attention to detail was shown in all areas. Every member of our group raved about the attention to detail and claimed it was an "exceptional experience". My wife and I have been back two times since... More 

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Additional Information about Char's at Tracy Mansion

Address: 1829 N Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102
Phone Number: +1 717-213-4002
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 50
Cuisine: French, International, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1829 N Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17102
    (Kelker)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-213-4002

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 50
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: French, International, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Located overlooking the Susquehanna River, Char's offers inventive cuisine, impeccable service with a relaxed, dinner party atmosphere in a grandiose setting.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?