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Charlie Brown's

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American, Bar, Pub
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400 Highway 70, Lakewood, NJ 08701-5826
+1 732-367-4818
11:30 - 00:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I stopped in for dinner and enjoyed it so much we had lunch their the next day. They have a fabulous salad bar with a huge variety of choices. I had the prime rib for dinner and it was just as I ordered. The sides were very good. Service was superior. For lunch I enjoyed the French Dip which was... More 

Thank Dennis T
Toms River, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I have company I bring them to Charlie Browns because I know that the food here is of excellent quality. From the time you enter the restaurant to the time you leave everything is just right. Good food and wonderful employees.

Thank FatherCharles
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Charlie Brown's ahs fresh fish and a huge selection of other dishes. The salad bar is fresh and very well maintained. I have never had a bad meal there.

Thank G1672BWmaryj
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139 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 490 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with my wife for a early lunch. Asked the hostess a couple of questions that I saw on the wall before being seated. The hostess knew nothing and did not want to be bothered finding out the answers to our question. She had an attitude that we were bothering her. Enough with the hostess. The salad bar was really... More 

1 Thank foodmanJackson_NJ
Cancun, Mexico
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This Charlie Browns is surprisingly good. Standard CB atmosphere, very fresh and extensive salad/buffet bar. The food is well prepared, ribs are outstanding. We ask for the bbq sauce on the side, Very good burgers.and steaks. Wide selection of cocktails, although like may other chains a little light on the alcohol.

Thank Jeff A
Woodbridge, New Jersey
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We're new to the area and wanted to try Charlie Browns, which is nearby. We went on a Thursday night for the Rib special. Starting with the salad bar, it's very good. A great selection. I had the ribs, and disappointed. They weren't really a rack of ribs, but chunks of pork with a few bones, not a rack. My... More 

Thank taurus430
Toms River, New Jersey
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171 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Charlie Brown's is known for their salad bar and breads, and rightfully so. The salad bar is extensive and the 3 types of breads in the salad bar are fresh and delicious. The porterhouse pork chop was cooked to perfection and the coconut shrimp were excellent. The dinners come with two sides and portions are generous. It is good value... More 

Thank 622eagle
Williamstown, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

best meals with charlie brown good food and good service very friendly good price and family. good service quickly

Thank rjnygiants
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Eat here very often. Thursday all you can eat ribs is a favorite of ours. Great salad bar especially for lunch.

Thank Carol W
Brooklyn, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The food and serve is what you expect with Charlie Brown's. Good Food and good service. The salad bar is still the center piece of the restaurant. The only complaint is that the Bread is getting smaller.

Thank OntheGoBrooklyn_NY

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Highway 70, Lakewood, NJ 08701-5826
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Lakewood
  • Phone Number: +1 732-367-4818
Also known as "Charlie Brown's Steakhouse"

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