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CHAR Steakhouse

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14 South Washington Ave., Cookeville, TN 38501
931-520-2427
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: CHAR is a new, locally owned and operated Steakhouse on the square in...
CHAR is a new, locally owned and operated Steakhouse on the square in downtown Cookeville, TN. Boasting the best steaks in the region as well as the best all around dining experience in town, CHAR has quickly become THE local hot spot for great food, cold drinks, and the best live music in town.
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    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quality food at an affordable price.

We had a business dinner here and everyone was very satisfied with the section and quality of the food. Would recommend for business or a family dinner/lunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Jonathan N
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

We had a business dinner here and everyone was very satisfied with the section and quality of the food. Would recommend for business or a family dinner/lunch.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Have been in the area for awhile on business and wanted to try the place. It's a bit of a dive (not in a bad way) Hard to pin point the point of view they have - the menu doesn't reflect the property would be the best way to describe the place. Walk into the place and plenty of open... More 

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The black and blue burger is my favorite! And the Sunday brunches are very good too. The jalapeno bacon is to die for!!!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

We had just finished up with seeing Dr. Lowe on a surgery recheck a little after 11 central time and found Char on Tripadvisor. I asked our waiter what things were his favorite. He said their prime rib sandwich is good for lunch, but their hamburgers are outstanding. We got hamburgers, and he was so right. I can't believe I... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Ended up stopping here for lunch. Very reasonable prices, good food. Server wasn't too attentive, but overall a good experience. Excellent burger and fries.

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Nashville TN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Located on the square, a pleasant bistro w/plenty of sports viewing options inside and abundant outdoor seating for those who are not sports fans. The Philly cheese and rings sandwich was just what I needed to make a positive ending to a pleasant day. I'd go back to try more, if only to see again the server, new to C'ville... More 

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dawson,alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Glad i drove right on by the longhorn n stopped here. It was late lunch. Had lunch special thin cut prime rib n it was fab. Not to mention great service!!!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Ordered the flatiron steak and it was heavenly! Will be stopping by for another next time we're in Cookeville.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We try to support the local restaurants and since Char is one of us, well. We had a birthday dinner with 6 other people and everyone ordered a different meal. All enjoyed their dinners and the prices were very reasonable. They let us bring in a birthday cake and the waiter brought out dessert plates and a cake knife. Nice... More 

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Bradyville
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We went for a drive and ended up in Cookeville. Many of the places we wanted to go were closed. We went to Char hopeful, it was average. We got the Rockefeller Pizza which was very good. Different, artichoke sauce instead of tomato. LOTS of cheese! The crust was very crispy, we would get it again. The burgers were huge!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 South Washington Ave., Cookeville, TN 38501
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: 931-520-2427

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Description

CHAR is a new, locally owned and operated Steakhouse on the square in downtown Cookeville, TN. Boasting the best steaks in the region as well as the best all around dining experience in town, CHAR has quickly become THE local hot spot for great food, cold drinks, and the best live music in town.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?