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The Char

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100 Char Dr, Beckley, WV 25801-2646
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Coastal Carolinas
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visit this establishment during the week for dinner. We had a reservation and had cocktails while waiting for our table. Basically, we all felt that the food was average at best...but, this might have been duew to the fact that the regular hef was not there that night. The subsitute was struggleing abit with the large crowd and not really... More 

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Any Beach
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in on a weekday for dinner. Not crowded at all. Nice table by the window with lovely view. Two couples, for entrees we had the pork chops, braciole, spaghetti, and crab legs. All very good. Service was quick, friendly and efficient.

Thank beachlady3
Albany, GA
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Returned to the Char again as we have year after year. We had the pleasure of eating there years ago when it was in downtown Beckley. The menu is very similar to the original, their signature dish being the stuffed filet, "braciole" (never has been served with sauce). Always fun to see the "who's who" of the Beckley area. The... More 

Thank Tailingloop
Ninety Six, South Carolina, United States
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at The Char many times over the past 15 years, often planning our overnight to stop in Beckley so we could dine there. It is under new management. The menu is much the same and the food is still very good but not quite as good as it was. The air conditioning was up so high that... More 

Thank Barbara R
Daniels, West Virginia, United States
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130 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The people who work here and the owners never settle for than top notch! The service is outstanding and the menu and specials are always better than expected. We have been going here for years and always look forward to going back. Whether you are looking for diner for two or entertaining a complete company, we have never been disappointed.

Thank RJM304
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for a lovely dining experience with excellent food, service, and atmosphere, there is no equal anywhere in the state. A delightful array of classic dishes, and surprisingly original and traditional Appalachian fare that literally leaves a smile on your face. Whether you're going to celebrate a special occasion or take business clients, this restaurant is a beautifully... More 

Thank Beth H
Charleston, West Virginia
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is located on a private road (Char Rd) off Dry Hill Road near Beckley, WV. A short hop off the WV Turnpike. It's a destination place for steak. I have never eaten any other entree, but had a few bites of a smoked pork-chop (not offered recently) that was great. Get the filet, the shish kabob or the... More 

Thank Jane C
Beckley, West Virginia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Probably my favorite restaurant in Beckley. Excellent fare. Great service. Locally owned.Their shrimp chowder us a must and the queen filet is a popular item.

Thank Nanadeb79
Spring Hill, WV
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86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I ordered Rigatoni -It was watery ( probably frozen and heated in the microwave) and it was so bitter I could not eat filled up on crackers and bread. When the waitress brought pour checks we overheard another waitress telling the table beside us of their daily specials, we were not offered the opportunity of this information. My other fried... More 

Thank Judith R
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We always go here for very special occasions. It's a small restaurant so you need to make reservations. The restaurant also overlooks a small pond which is a nice view while eating. The food is great and the service is great.

Thank Kristen R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Char Dr, Beckley, WV 25801-2646
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Beckley
  • Phone Number: 304-253-1760

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