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Characters Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner


American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here because it was right across the street from the show we were seeing. The restaurant was not crowded at all (Saturday afternoon at 12:30 pm) so we were seated right away. Our waitress/bartender/bus girl was not in a very good mood since...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sharyn T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying at the Hilton Garden Inn next door and came by for a few drinks after I checked in to town. It's so close to front door of hotel I didn't need to brig a jacket when it was in the 20's outside....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Skeets37
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cosy, great food, great service, would recommend. Chicken curry half and half and spaghetti bolognese were delicious.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank reviewer974
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Characters Grill with my family for some dinner. It was not very crowded so we thought we would try it. It has a large bar in the middle, but we sat at a table. The wall was adorned with pictures of various...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MHerts
Reviewed December 18, 2018

We ate there before we saw a show across the street at Studio 54. Our waiter was most friendly and attentive. Characters is obviously a favorite for those living in the area as it has the feel of a local watering hole. The food however...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kc1951
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

I tried the lamb burger. It was quite nice; however, I would have preferred a bit more seasoning & additional goat cheese. My husband sample 3 mini lamb & 3 mini angus burgers. All were quite nice. Fries were good as was the Moscow Mules....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 117darlenef
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Stopped here after theatre for a drink and snack. The vibe is cool- its chill and you can sit along the window and people watch which is pretty entertaining. The beef sliders are amazing. Drinks are good, priced reasonable, service good. Great little stop- will...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank DeanandTarra
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Terrible service, she charged us with a 18% tip, also added an extra dish we didn't request. We went to have a good time with friends and he treated us very badly. Drinks were nothing great for the price. I do not recommend it to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Relax561777
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I stopped in here by myself before going to see a show, and the place was fairly empty but felt welcoming. I was a little worried about being there alone, but the bartenders were very warm and made me feel safe. They had $8 glasses...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Lori B
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Been to a few “fancy” restaurants while staying in Manhattan and Characters was best by far. They had decent veggie options which I found hard to find in the city and the other half was happy with the beer. So annoyed we only found it...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Seagooseberry
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