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100 Char Dr, Beckley, WV 25801-2646
304-253-1760
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Nice view, service, and food

Mid-price steak and seafood restaurant overlooking a pond with valet service. Nice ambiance, great service, and nice selection of food. My husband really liked the steak, and I got the orange roughy with alfredo. Home made desserts are wonderful. We choose the turtle pie and bread pudding. Soup... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
SunriseFitness
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Potomac, Maryland
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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English first
Chesapeake, Virginia
2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Char has been one of my childhood favorites but this time was not that great and I was a little disappointed. We had went one other time and thought it was an off night but after this time its just not the same. I miss the old Char.

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Beckley, West Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere is top notch here. The food was delicious. I had a Filet Mignon that was so tender, and juicy that you could cut it with a butter knife. The homemade desserts were amazing as well.

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Potomac, Maryland
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Mid-price steak and seafood restaurant overlooking a pond with valet service. Nice ambiance, great service, and nice selection of food. My husband really liked the steak, and I got the orange roughy with alfredo. Home made desserts are wonderful. We choose the turtle pie and bread pudding. Soup, appetizer, two entrees, and two desserts plus beer = $80 for two.

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This place reminded me of some something out of the 60's maybe? but in a good way. There is valet parking if you choose. The property has well maintained landscaping and a pretty pond that is viewed from the main dining room. We had the house salad with the home made house Italian dressing. That was delicious!!! The steak was... More 

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Hobe Sound, Florida
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We had a golf outing at nearby Glade Springs resort. This restaurant was perfect for 16 guys who liked a nice cocktail, a good steak, a decent wine, a nice dessert and a private room where we could get a little rowdy without bothering the other clientele. The view of the pond was a plus. Servers were top notch for... More 

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Our visit to The Char was happenstance - but what a treat! The wedding we had attended did not include a dinner in their program - so we were delighted to find this restaurant listed as #1 on a lot of lists. Why not take #1? There is a big sign at the entrance - but it might be hard... More 

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Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States
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49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Let's start with the good. Impressive looking. Hostess and waitress very nice and friendly. The house salad with the house dressing is totally awesome. Our drinks were also very good. Then came the Escargot, and they were so good we almost ordered a second. Al so the bread served with our dinner was delicious. Now, the kinda sorta negative. My... More 

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West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I've been here twice now and am always very pleased and impressed!! Food is excellent and appealing. If you can request a view of the pond, which has a beautiful fountain in it. Upon arrival if you choose, a valet will park your car and there is a doorman to to let you in and out. I highly reccomend the... More 

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Concord, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Went for dinner on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Had to wait a little while for a table as it appeared to be prom night but it was not a problem and added to the entertainment value. While we were waiting the hostess asked if we would like something from the bar and we all ordered Bloody Mary's which were okay... More 

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Lewisburg, West Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Love this restaurant. Service and food always first class. Love the escargot and always try to get this first!!!

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 Char Dr, Beckley, WV 25801-2646
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Beckley
  • Phone Number: 304-253-1760

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups
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

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