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Char Restaurant

4500 I 55 N Ste 142, Jackson, MS 39211-5965
+1 601-956-9562
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“steak” (81 reviews)
“pecan pie” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
4500 I 55 N Ste 142, Jackson, MS 39211-5965
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The reviews were so good, we decided to check it out for ourselves. We were immediately greeted. Sat us at a great table by the widow. The service was fabulous. Our server, Jody, was extremely friendly and attentive. The food was wonderful and big portions....More

Thank Orphie27
Allison W, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, Thank you for the lovely review! It's a pleasure to hear that your recent visit to CHAR was a memorable one. We strive to provide five-star food and service to each and every guest, so it's wonderful knowing that your experience was no exception....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This full service spot was filled with olde time southern charm (waiter attire and wall photos). This pricey spot served tasty scallops and chicken picaata (?). The dinner was served right away even as we were completing the salads. The chicken portion was "huge" yet...More

Thank MrzSHA
Allison W, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, Thank you for the review! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to CHAR. It sounds like you made some excellent menu selections-- the pecan pie is always a wonderful way to end an evening! Thanks again for the four stars;...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After church every Sunday we go to Char for lunch. There are so many choices we enjoy from salads to plate lunches with mighty fine fried chicken! Gets pretty busy so sitting in bar area works well with good servers.More

Thank Sam M
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sam, Thank you for the review! We appreciate your patronage and are thrilled to hear that your brunch visits are always five-star worthy. It sounds like you're a fan of the fried chicken special--it's one of our favorites as well! Thanks again for sharing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I went here for Sunday brunch on a recommendation. Definitely want to make reservations, which we did, as this place was very busy. LIVE music/singers were performing throughout the time we were there and it really was nice. Prices are very reasonable...More

Thank HintonTN
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the review! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your recent brunch visit to CHAR. It sounds like you tried some of our most popular menu items-- the chicken & waffle is always a winner! Thanks again for the four stars;...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently we had a group of 8 who met for brunch at Char. Some of our group had just arrived from out of town and were ready for a hearty meal. Others of us were interested in eating lighter, and our group included one vegan....More

Thank Mheneg
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the feedback! It's a pleasure to hear that you and your guests enjoyed your recent brunch visit to CHAR. It sounds like you made some excellent menu choices-- the Ginger-Peanut Chicken Salad is a personal favorite! Thanks again for the five...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We brought a rowdy bunch of business folks in on a Tuesday night and all thing considered the restaurant did a very good job. Given it was a slow night, we were given a private room in the back of the restaurant. We had worked...More

Thank mikej478
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mike, Thank you for hosting your event with us, and for sharing your feedback. While I am pleased to hear that your group enjoyed the dinner overall, it sounds as though there were a few snafus on our end that could have made for...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

I have started getting the gumbo at Char for our family during the holidays. I just decided to pick some up one Thanksgiving and now its a MUST for most of our family annual gatherings. They even pack it in my rolling cooler for me...More

Thank Connie C
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Hi Connie, Thank you for the review! We're honored to hear our gumbo has earned a spot on your table for special celebrations. It's one of our most popular menu items, and it's wonderful to know that you and your family enjoy it as much...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

Had the filet special with crab cake. One of the best filets I have ever eaten and absolutely THE best crab cake I have ever eaten, and I'm from New Orleans. Also, I cannot remember eating a better pecan pie. Service was excellent, provided by...More

1  Thank DaBigG
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the five stars! It's a pleasure to hear that both food and service were enjoyed during your recent visit to CHAR. It sounds like you enjoyed a delicious meal from start to finish-- a piece of pecan pie is always a...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Char is our only Jackson eatery. I usually order a filet; husband gets grilled seafood; experienced, personable waiters make our meal special. Experienced chefs never fail. If you want a fantastic experience, whether small or intimate, or large and fun, go to Char.More

Thank Janelle C
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Hi Janelle, Thank you for the review! We appreciate your patronage and are pleased to hear that both food and service are always enjoyed. Thanks again for the five stars; we hope to see you and your husband back again in the future. Ali Gensert...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Char has always been a very consistent quality restaurant. The one in Jackson maintains their standard. The filet and red fish were cooked perfectly. Of course, I need to mention the double cut brownie and vanilla bean ice cream!More

Thank Updogz
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Hello, Thank you for your kind words! We appreciate the five stars and are pleased to hear that both food and service are always enjoyed. The brownie is definitely worth mentioning-- it's a personal favorite! Thanks again for the review; we hope to see you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4500 I 55 N Ste 142, Jackson, MS 39211-5965
    (E Northside Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-956-9562
  • E-mail
Description
Char restaurant offers modern Southern cuisine with distinct spirit and charm. Char offers great lunch specials during the week and a jazz brunch on Sunday. Our specialties include USDA Prime and Choice cuts of beef, veal and lamb, along with seafood and shellfish roasted to perfection. At Char we give you excellent service and food in a warm and entertaining atmosphere. Char is locally owned by the same folks that brought you Amerigo Italian Restaurant, Sombra Mexican Kitchen, Anjou Restaurant and Saltine Oyster Bar. Located in Highland Village, Char offers reservations and private dining rooms for special events. If you prefer to host your event at your venue of choice, we'll bring fine dining to you! Char offers delivery and full-service catering options for groups of any size. Our Sales Manager will work with you to create a customized menu with flawless execution of your special day.
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