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Charlie R's Steakhouse

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2242 S 6th Street, Springfield, IL 62703
+1 217-522-8888
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Casual fine dinning. Steaks, Seafood, Chef Created Specialty Dishes...
Casual fine dinning. Steaks, Seafood, Chef Created Specialty Dishes, Pastas, Chicken, Pork, Salads, Full bar T.V.S. Live entertainment at our Piano Bar Wed Fri Sat.
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  • 14
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Overrated

The prime rib was good (excellent flavor and very tender), however we were disappointed with the rest of our meal. Salad was ok, however the ranch dressing was just Hidden Valley, kids mac-n-cheese was $8 and was Kraft with breadcrumbs drizzled over it, french fries were gross, and the broccoli... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Sandy S
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Evansville, Wisconsin
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Evansville, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The prime rib was good (excellent flavor and very tender), however we were disappointed with the rest of our meal. Salad was ok, however the ranch dressing was just Hidden Valley, kids mac-n-cheese was $8 and was Kraft with breadcrumbs drizzled over it, french fries were gross, and the broccoli supposed to have been steamed, however it didn't have any... More 

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Colona, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We had diner here and had perfect steaks the crab legs were great also and the staff was great too. Truly a great experience that my family will remember with smiles on our faces. I recommend Charlie R's Steakhouse to anyone who enjoys a good steak, gourmet seafood, oversized baked potatoes, and a really good time. A+ * * *... More 

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Mike S, General Manager at Charlie R's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Glad your family had a good night out with us thank you for the review. We appreciate the kind words and continue to strive to bring this place back to true standards for a great night out. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Great drinks, good reasonably priced food. Good music weekly. Nice efficient courteous staff. I highly recommend.

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Mike S, General Manager at Charlie R's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review us. Glad you enjoy yourself here. We strive to bring great food and service to all of our guest and hope to continue to make everyone's night out with us satisfying and enjoyable. More 

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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This is a return visit for my friends. First time here for me. The service was friendly and attentive. House salad dressing was creamy and interesting. The prime rib with crab meat was a tick over cooked (asked for rare. Center wasn't cool) however the meat was so good (tender) I mentioned it but wouldn't return it. Bernoise sauce was... More 

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Mike S, General Manager at Charlie R's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed it and will return for another visit thank you. The wine list suggestion that you asked about is actually going to be on the next version of the wine list. I researched and added all of those flavor notes and aroma notes myself, but have had a few people say they rather see vintage and region than... More 

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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

Totally reanimated as i Superb as in 1930s with wide ranging exquisite wines and gourmet seafood and a formaggi platter that will excite your evening ...... Experience the white Vermont cheddar on your oversized baked potatoe Enjoy !!

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Mike S, General Manager at Charlie R's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review us. We appreciate the feedback. Always nice to hear when we are pleasing our guest, be it regulars or someone just passing through town and trying us out. Glad to see you were enjoying some of our newer items. Keep an eye on us we will be bringing in more new items soon.... More 

Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Fantastic food and great service. We had ribeye and a pork chop special for dinner and both were delicious. The server made our side salads to order (spinach and romaine) - very good with the house dressing. We'll be returning to Springfield on our way back home and are already planning to have dinner at Charlie R's again.

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Mike S, General Manager at Charlie R's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. It keeps us motivated to stay on top of our mission, when we know we are satisfying our guest. Glad to hear you tried us out and will be returning. Thank you for taking the time to let us know we are getting it right. It is much appreciated. Mike, General Manager. More 

Springfield, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Great food, quaint atmosphere, piano bar is a hoot! We are local and in 44 years had never been, but will definitely be back!!

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Mike S, Manager at Charlie R's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit glad we could serve you quality meal and offer great service. Look forward to your return. Mike General Manager. More 

Springfield, Illinois
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46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Friday, 01/09/2015 The Prime Rib Special is on Friday, which is such a great departure of the "fish Friday" that almost everybody runs on Fridays (Prime Rib Special is also available on Saturdays). Great Friday evening, live band music. not too loud and super wait staff. Beverages were refilled timely—didn't have the opportunity to ask—the servers were there on the... More 

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Mike S, General Manager at Charlie R's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your meal with us, and appreciate our hard working staff. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I went to this place for a meeting. I was so excited when I arrived because prime rib was being served, which is my favorite cut of meat. I ordered mine medium. When our waitress came with my steak, It was obvious that is was well-done. I asked the server to take it back, but she insisted it was medium.... More 

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Mike S, General Manager at Charlie R's Steakhouse, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear you had such a bad night out on your last visit. I assure you things have been changing here at Charlie R's Steakhouse. New ownership, new management and some additional new servers that have years of food service under their belt at fine dining restaurants and steakhouses. Also new wine list and even a whole... More 

Springfield, Illinois
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This restaurant goes back decades, originally known as the Black Angus, then Jim's SteakHouse, and Gallaghers. We chose this restaurant for a holiday group dinner for 12. The reservation was handled flawlessly and we had a lovely table in a quiet area of this restaurant. We chose it because it offered a varied menu that would appeal to almost anyone,... More 

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Mike S, General Manager at Charlie R's Steakhouse, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and kind words. We are working tirelessly to put this place back on the map again. As you mentioned for some reason we are overlooked, even though we are right on a heavy traffic street on historic Route 66. Glad you were happy with your night out with us and that your entire party was... More 

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Additional Information about Charlie R's Steakhouse

Address: 2242 S 6th Street, Springfield, IL 62703
Phone Number: +1 217-522-8888
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
Open Hours:
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 19 - 39
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2242 S 6th Street, Springfield, IL 62703
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-522-8888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 39
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Pasta

Description

Casual fine dinning. Steaks, Seafood, Chef Created Specialty Dishes, Pastas, Chicken, Pork, Salads, Full bar T.V.S. Live entertainment at our Piano Bar Wed Fri Sat.
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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