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The Char

100 Char Dr, Beckley, WV 25801-2646
+1 304-253-1760
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
100 Char Dr, Beckley, WV 25801-2646
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After visiting the Char on several occasions I can say it never fails to provide an excellent experience. The Char is the standard by which we compare all steaks. On a scale of 0 to the Char, you won't be disappointed if you plan a...More

Thank Zane L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I first visited the Char on our 10th anniversary in1991. We immediately knew this was a place we would visit many more times. Since then, we have introduced our children to this incredible restaurant. Our kids are now grown and when we...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good dinning, waiting staff very professional and attentive. Steaks are good with a selective sides. The rest. Has valley service.

Thank Douglas D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very formal setting but formal dress is not required. Beautiful decor with wonderful food. Prices for the meals you get are very good. Free parking. Reservations suggested on holidays and weekends

Thank Christopherobin09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very small area and the tables were really close together. Very impressive menu but the prices were very high. Excellent service but I was not able to eat my meal as it was not very tasty. Definitely not a place I would visit again. Nice...More

Thank Delsie Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best steaks in town. Always made the same and they never disappoint! Hard working staff. Large windows overlook a pond and relaxing landscape.

Thank Iwastraveling
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband took me out for our anniversary. It was amazing. I had a good steak. It is expensive but worth it.

Thank Jaime Dawn C
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

This is by far the best dinner I have had in Beckley. Its nestled back off the beaten path and on a small lake. Will return on my next visit👌

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is highly rated and I was looking forward to something really special. There was no wait on a Wednesday night. The setting is quite beautiful, by a small stream and parking was available on site. Crackers were served instead of fresh baked bread...More

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

The Char was packed when we go there so there was a little bit of a wait, but it still took three hours from start to finish. If you are in a hurry a busy weekend night is probably not the right place to be....More

Thank TripinOnTheEarth
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Dress code is??? I'm seeing men in tshirts up there lol. The menu sounds more upscale. Just need to plan!
22 August 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
do you have a buffet and how much
17 May 2016|
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Response from debbieleeg | Reviewed this property |
No buffet while we were there - sit down fine dining
Do you take or recommend reservations?
6 May 2016|
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Response from James R | Reviewed this property |
I would especially reserve a table on a weekend and if I had a large party. However, during the week days you don't really need one. Hope this is of assistance.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Char Dr, Beckley, WV 25801-2646
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Beckley
  • Phone Number: +1 304-253-1760
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