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“A pleasant surprise” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Charleston's Restaurant

Charleston's Restaurant
1040 N 54th St, Chandler, AZ 85226-1030
480-961-9434
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Ranked #32 of 493 Restaurants in Chandler
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Chandler, Arizona
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84 reviews 84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“A pleasant surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

After 10 years in Chandler, I finally got around to trying Charleston's. Such a good experience that I could kick myself for not having tried it before.

The menu was quite varied, allowing you to eat from light to full dinners---and a nice variety of each. The service was as good as the food with a friendly, knowledgeable staff that covered each other so you never felt neglected. They were good enough to let the manager know that we were first timers and he came over to welcome us and be sure we were happy.

The final triumph was the dessert; a moist tasty bread pudding topped with a heavenly Grand Marnier sauce. This is as close to sinful as food can get.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Glendale, Arizona
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128 reviews 128 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Everything was wonderful!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

I enjoyed my ribs and roasted chicken. They allowed me to substitute the starch for vegetables. The serving of ribs and chicken was on the large side. The service was very friendly and helpful. Everyone from the greeters at the door to the many servers were extremely friendly.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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115 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 79 cities Reviews in 79 cities
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
“Excellent choice if you are nearby”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Upscale family restaurant or also good for a quiet lunch or dinner with friends or a date. Excellent reuben sandwich and chicken salad for lunch with generous portions. Excellent coleslaw. Welcoming efficent servce. A few more dollars than most large chains, but worth it since food quality is superior. Very close to Interstate 10 , Ray Road exit, Chandler..

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Huntley, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Hidden Location, Great Food and Staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

We tried Charleston's on a recommendation from a local friend. The ribs were done pefect with a very good sweet smoky sauce. The server was attentive and available; he knew the menu very well and had great suggestions. My wife had the salmon which was lightly smoked- then grilled, very good. I would highly recommend the restaurant.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Blackstone, Virginia
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97 reviews 97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 40 cities Reviews in 40 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Always reliable--very good food, reasonably priced”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Charleston's Restaurants has several locations in the Phoenix area, including Chandler and Scottsdale, and we have always enjoyed our dining experiences there. The atmosphere is warm, cozy and classy, the food is of high quality, well-prepared and reasonably priced, and the service is excellent. Though these are popular restaurants, they have good capacity and we have never had to wait more than a couple of minutes. You won't be disappointed.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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