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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, 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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  • 32
    Very good
  • 16
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pretty good

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.

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

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 9 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
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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Raleigh, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Went with adult and teenage children. The steak were good, cooked as ordered. The service was outstanding. Did not order from the bar, so I cannot review the drinks but the spinach artichoke was probably the best we have ever had. Slightly spicy and just right on the cheese, we even ordered a second. The chicken pasta was a huge... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My husband and i went for our anniversary this weekend and everything was amazing!! It was a Saturday night and they weren't busy at all, which I don't understand. We sat on the patio with a wonderful view of the square. We got the sampler cheese platter which was wonderful!! The salads were good and then we got our steaks... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Good tasty food. Reasonable prices. Decent atmosphere and good service I had the stir fry minus the rice. My bf had a steak. I also has the roasted asparagus. Good was cooked perfectly.

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Probably the best steak I have ever had! Found this place by chance driving around Cookeville. First service. Ordered and ate in under an hour. We will be back!

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Additional Information about CHAR Steakhouse

Address: 14 South Washington Ave., Cookeville, TN 38501
Phone Number: 931-520-2427
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
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
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

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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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?