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American, Steakhouse
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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meals, features


Shrimp Cocktail
Crab Meat Cocktail
Escargot with Garlic Bread
Creamed or Pickled Herring
Pecan Caramelized Brie
Eggplant Tower
Soup Du Jour
Shrimp Chowder
All entrées include a salad most entrees include a side dish
Queen Size 5 oz Filet Mignon
“Oscar style” $+6.00
King Size 8 oz Filet Mignon
“Oscar style” $+6.00
16 oz T-Bone
“Oscar style” $+6.00
14 oz Rib Eye
“Oscar style” $+6.00
14 oz New York Strip
Shish-Ka-Bob with Onions, Peppers, Mushroom and Rice
Beef filet chunks $21.95
Chicken chunks $17.95
“Oscar style” $+6.00
Land and Sea
5 oz filet and 9 oz lobster tail
“Oscar style” $+6.00
Lamb Chops
“Oscar style” $+6.00
Thick and Tender Pork Chops
“Oscar style” $+6.00
Lightly Grilled Chicken Breast
“Oscar style” $+6.00
Sugar Snap Peas
Mixed Vegetables
Spicy Black Beans
Fettuccine Alfredo
Baked Potato
Stuffed Potato
French Fries
Lobster Tail
Broiled Orange Roughy
Crab Stuffed Sole
Crab Cakes
Sautéed Scallops
Fried Shrimp
Shrimp Scampi Over Spaghetti or Rice
Authentic Italian Stuffed Brascioli
Single filet $21.95
Double filet $29.95
Spaghetti or Rigatoni with Meatballs
Veal Parmesan
Chicken Parmesan
Fettuccine Alfredo
Plain $14.95
Primavera $15.95
Barbeque Specialties
Thick barbequed pork chops $18.95
Barbequed chicken breasts $16.95
Sautéed Mushrooms
Sautéed Onions
This ‘N That
Bell Peppers and Mushrooms in Tomato Sauce
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the crab cake dinner with mixed vegetables and a salad and my husband had the blackened filet, spicy black beans, and a salad. Everything was made to perfection. I am from Baltimore so it is so hard to find a comparable crab cake...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff is outstanding! Debbi has been at Char for 42 years and she knows how to care for her customers! Her lemon bread pudding is magnificent! The owner, Donna, hangs at the bar, making sure that the steaks are perfect. A must stop on...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stop at least once a year in Beckley on our drive from Michigan to family in North Carolina. We always try to have dinner at the Char because it does seem to be the best choice in Beckley. This year, we stayed overnight in...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed January 21, 2020 via mobile

We have been to The Char a few times. Our previous visits have been good, but we just visited on this past Saturday & it was not ☹️ We had reservations for 7:15pm. We arrived at 7pm, which was early, but didn’t get seated until...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 4, 2020 via mobile

We started our meal with "Italian bread" (and not the garlic bread) which was overloaded with garlic and burnt to a crisp. And only two pieces.... both the ends of the loaf. The salad looked good, but was drenched in dressing, and there was a...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 5, 2019 via mobile

The service by Lauren was fantastic. From the salad to the tender queen cut filet to the peppermint Patty pie. What a pleasure! Old school service! We were traveling through but would love to come back if we're in the area!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 29, 2019

This place is a classic. This was my third time and it is always excellent. Definitely the best in the area and nothing else comes close.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 23, 2019

Driving from Niagara to Naples Fl, Beckley is our stop and The Char is our reward after 8 hours drive ! Fabulous food ,service and ambiance ,This time was our anniversary so really appreciated a special treat ,

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 10, 2019 via mobile

Great atmosphere. This was my second visit and the first was much better. Steak tasted baked vs I was expecting the “grill marks” and taste. Will go back but won’t get a steak. Pork chops look pretty good.

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

The CHAR offers an elegant and relaxing atmosphere. The food is excellent. I especially enjoy their house salad and the filet mignon. It’s a little pricey but it’s worth it!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Response from HeatherH1971 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations or dress code!
August 22, 2016|
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Response from Travelerx2VB | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, you see everything. I like to dress up just a bit when going to the Char. Dressy casual would be fine. It is a nice but relaxed atmosphere. Nice jeans with a dressy top and heels or a casual dress for the... More
May 17, 2016|
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Response from debbieleeg | Reviewed this property |
No buffet while we were there - sit down fine dining
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