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100 Char Dr, Beckley, WV 25801-2646
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Ranked #2 of 96 Restaurants in Beckley
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Lexington, South Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

If you ever find yourself near Beckley in southern West Virginia, do yourself a favor a head to The Char. Thanks to my work I have had the opportunity to travel and eat at some of the better restaurants & steakhouses in some major metro areas across the country (recognizable names), and I have yet to find a place that... More 

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Rochester, NY
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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We found ourselves in Beckley, W. Va. on New Year's Eve, so we decided to go to the restaurant with the best rating on TA. Char was it. We sat at the bar in very comfortable seats overlooking the dining area. Although it was very busy, our service was excellent, as was the food. The bartender, Jenny, was friendly and... More 

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Mountville, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I had the opportunity to eat at The Char with my family for the first time in November 2014. I had heard many good things about The Char over the years but took those words with a grain of salt. I have to say I've been missing out because The Char ended up literally being the best restaurant I've ever... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

We had my sister's birthday dinner at The Char on 12/31/14. Our party was large, with 14 guest. The service was GREAT and the food was AWESOME. My husband had the ribeye steak and it was the best, melt in your mouth steak anyone could have. THANK YOU CHAR STAFF!!

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

We visited night before Christmas Eve. My family has been going here for many years. It has become a tradition as the food is always fabulous and the service impeccable. However, this night things were definitely not what we expected. We were sat at a beautiful table, waitress very attentive, received our soup and salad right away and then..we waited... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I love The Char. The filet is AMAZING! The sugar snap peas and other sides are also good. However, the salad needs a little help. The Char's filet is very similar to The Alamo if you've ever been there. It melts in your mouth. The cost is on par with any steakhouse like The Outback or other chains. Two people... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Welcomed by a courteous valet and fireplace, visitors enter the dining room to view a window wall that extends the dining experience to the beautiful creek right outside. The steaks are pretty good, but only slightly above average. I had the stuffed baked potato and it was terrible! I'd have been much better getting a plain and adding the "loaded"... More 

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West Virginia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you enjoy pleasant and courteous service, you will be amazed at the scenic view at the Char. The food is the best in Beckley. I love their salad with their own house dressing and the filet mignon is cooked to perfection. I have never been disappointed when I go there. The Char has an elegant atmosphere including the flowers... More 

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Awesome eggplant app. Also had the shrimp cocktail which was delicious and so was the steak. Great prices too.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The food is excellent - rustic and yet perfectly designed without oversimplification. The meat is beautifully cooked but ask for rare if you prefer less well done. The waitress and server was extraordinary, far exceeding all expectations and the ambiance is fantastic and pleasant . This was a wonderful evening, well worth the price and memorable in every aspect .... More 

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Additional Information about The Char

Address: 100 Char Dr, Beckley, WV 25801-2646
Phone Number: 304-253-1760
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Beckley
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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