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CHAR Steakhouse

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14 S Washington Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3315
+1 931-520-2427
11:00 - 00:00
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Johnson City, Tennessee
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177 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stopped in on a Saturday around 5:30 for early dinner. Nice atmosphere...relaxed not stuffy. We sat at one of the tables in the bar area. Several Tv's to keep up with scores. Jeremy was our server and did a fine job of taking care of us. Good beer selection....we chose the Blue Moon on draft...fresh and plenty cold. We started... More 

Thank John P
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I dinned on a Thursday evening for dinner. We had heard good things and had wanted to try Char, we traveled 40 minutes to the restaurant. It was raining or we would have loved to sit on their lighted patio, it looked very enjoyable. The inside is dark but was fine until the light above our table... More 

Thank Sarah R
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was able to get a table as they where not to busy early in the evening. Choose a steak with wrapped asparagus and broccoli. All cooked properly. The steak was seasoned well and the flavor of the steak was not hidden. Good choice for a steak!

Thank Chuck W
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017

ok first off char is non smoking so the one who said it smells like smoke grow up and stop giving false reviews. I eat here a lot the food is perfect no issues with anything you think this place is over priced your crazy or maybe you just don't need to eat here it is a high class restraint... More 

Thank tiffany s
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place on the square of Cookville. Great ambience with a wonderful wait staff. The burger I had was the blue cheese with cajun bacon. It was great with a perfect flavor. The other plates in my party were very good as well. The bad. Our wait time was 40 minutes from seating to eating. The restaurant... More 

Thank Tom S
Carthage, Tennessee
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere is good but the food is nothing special. Just decent, the waitress was very nice and it wasn't busy

Thank Deb318830
easton, maryland
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Expected much more after reading the reviews: A great steak, good red wine and vegetables. The ribeye was tasty but 50% fat. The wine list pathetic! Not one good one on the list by glass and not much by bottle. Sweet potato fries were pre-cut/frozen and had been cooked and kept in a warming tray. Cool whip on the dessert?... More 

Thank MissOleMiss
Cookeville, Tennessee
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

good steaks and smoked prime rib. service sometimes slow. seafood. so-so. sister resturand to cook house across the street.

Thank rthurmanatty
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Went here for a date with my wife. Quiet atmosphere, kind of a dark industrial feel if you know what I mean. Had a big burger that rocked! She had a chicken dish and loved it. Prices were really reasonable, thought it would be more. Will be back for sure!!

Thank Matthew H
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

A great place to meet friends for good times and great food. They have a separate bar area from the dining area. Great decor and there are many food options for those picky eaters. My wife and I have eaten here several times. Downtown setting is nice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
American, Bar, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 S Washington Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3315
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-520-2427
CH Steak Lounge is a newly rebranded, locally owned and operated Steakhouse on the square in downtown Cookeville, TN. Boasting the best steaks in the region as well as the best all around dining experience in town, CHAR has quickly become THE local hot spot for great food, cold drinks, and the best live music in town.

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