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The Char

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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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Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 8
    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
Went there for a dinner

Started great finished great. Wait staff was awesome it was like we were the only ones there. 15 of us praised the food. Must have is the bruschetta and stuffed potatoe. The house Italian dressing was so good some scooped it up with a spoon

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
daveandgloria
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Beckley, West Virginia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
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English first
toledo ohio
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We stopped in Beckley for the nite and picked The Char from Tripadvisor Reviews. Everything was wonderful. The staff was extremely friendly and no sooner were we seated, we were attended to. Our steaks were outstanding---and the salad was wonderful and fresh. And the view overlooking the pond was relaxing after driving all day. Skip the chain restaurants------you won't be... More 

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Beckley, West Virginia
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88 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Started great finished great. Wait staff was awesome it was like we were the only ones there. 15 of us praised the food. Must have is the bruschetta and stuffed potatoe. The house Italian dressing was so good some scooped it up with a spoon

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Beckley
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The CHAR is the best place to dine in Beckley, WV. The food is DELICIOUS and the steaks are cooked and seasoned to perfection. I have been many places and tried many steaks, but the CHAR rates EXCELLENT in comparison. Whenever you are in Beckley, please make the CHAR your dinner destination.

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Dallas, TX.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We stopped in for dinner and were treated to a perfect meal, incredible wait staff in a nice environment. I had the veal Parmesan and my wife had the stuffed sole. The food was just right and the wine was excellent. This is a must if you are in the area.

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Beaufort
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

There were a total of 24 in our group. We were seated at one large table for 8 and 4 tables of 4. The chicken Parmesan was good and I heard great reviews for the filet. The tuna stir fry special received great reviews also. The service was great. Entrees were $19 and up. This was a good experience.

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Beckley, West Virginia
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57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the areas oldest restaurants 40 years and still a great place to eat. Everything on the menu is great and the service is superb. If you want to get dressed up and get a nice dinner with great atmosphere with fantastic food and service the Char is the place to go in Beckley, WV.

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Beckley, West Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Somewhat disappointed with some of the new changes. We have always loved eating at the Char, but our most recent visit 7/31/15 was a let down. The waitress was very nice, but the food was disappointing. The steak had no taste and was poor quality, and the fact that prices had went up as well didn't help.

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90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Pretty good food for Beckley. Could have been better, but nothing to sneer at either. Escargot and steak were good. Drinks were nice. Service could have been better, but could have been worse too.

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Beckley, West Virginia
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A great Beckley tradition especially if you are looking for a steak dinner, whether your just looking for a dinner for two or a large crowd you won't be dissappointed. Stay clear of the big chain & you'll be very glad you did!

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Roanoke, Virginia
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111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Tamarack is very good but this steak house is superb! Lots of choices in meat cuts and always perfectly prepared and always great service. Try to stop here when in the area for dinner. Out of sight and you have to know where it is to find it but well worth the hunt.

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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?