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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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4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 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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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Everytime we go in we love our meal & service. I try something new from the Chef's menu & enjoyed every bite. I am addicted to their Ribeye steaks and seafood...all are delicious! Had the bacon wrapped grilled shrimp appetizer, so good! Love music nights too! Just the right atmosphere of old world dining meets modern fine food choices plus... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We were referred to this place by a friend and finally decided to try it. Went in around 6pm and sat at the bar and immediately liked the bartender Johnnie. Great personality, makes great drinks and gave us good pointers about the menu. My husband and I both had the prime rib sandwich which was one of the best sandwiches... More 

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

Thank you for coming in to try us out. Glad you enjoyed your bar menu items. We have a great restaurant menu and offer a better snack/sandwich bar menu than a lot of people in my honest opinion. Again thank you for the review and hope to see you become one of those regular patrons. More 

Evansville, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

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

Thank you for the review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your prime rib so much, as we take pride in serving ONLY Certified Black Angus Beef Brand. As far as rest of meal sorry you were disappointed and I'll address the concerns for anyone else reading the review. For the "Hidden Valley" ranch and "Kraft Mac n Cheese" issues that... More 

Colona, Illinois
1 review
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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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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19 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 13 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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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 37 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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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
  • 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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