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Char Steak House

777 US Highway 202, Raritan, NJ 08869-1421
+1 908-707-1777
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good25%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (124 reviews)
“escargot” (8 reviews)
“seafood tower” (7 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
777 US Highway 202, Raritan, NJ 08869-1421
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The porterhouse for 2 is amazing. The ambiance and drink list are def the feel of Manhattan. The bread they bring you is so good we always ask for more. Lol. When we want a really good steak this is where we go.

Thank fmaiorana20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food, lobster, was cooked with great precision and was succulent. The presentation made it easier to eat but we admit to using our hands. Service was superior despite the fact that Yuleza was new on the job and had just completed training. This time...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a fabulous dinner for our 30th Anniversary! Excellent service( Eddie) , zucchini flowers stuffed with ricotta to die for- I had shrimp scampi( excellent) and my husband enjoyed the stuffed lobster-They also gave us a complimentary dessert for our anniversary!!...More

Thank teresa r
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Some dirty silver wear and substandard crab cake entree would not keep us from coming back. Ribs and apps were really nice. Service was accommodating and interested in the best service experience. Removing the substandard entree and a gift card for the inconvenience was much...More

Thank safetypro1970
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Family in Branchburg treated us to Anniversary dinner. A bit pricey, but good food and attentive service with nice wine list and great desserts. If you are in the area, go here for s good steak!

Thank John C
Reviewed 22 June 2018

I went here on the recommendation of a friend who enjoys top end steakhouses and were happy we did. My girlfriend and loved our meal and service which included salads, steak, seafood, and drinks. What was extremely surprising to us was reading reviews here that...More

Thank chrisv94
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Mixed reviews on our evening. Five of us dined and had very different experiences. One universal belief though is it’s very over priced. Reasonable quality of steaks but not excellent. Some cooked to perfection, some way off. Service was the highlight of the dining experience....More

Thank David O
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Imagine driving north on the very unremarkable Highway Rt 202 North Raritan,NJ. Next you make a quick right turn off the highway into the parking lot of Char. Take just a couple of steps onto this restaurant’s patio, and you have been magically transported to...More

Thank Kristy F
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Date night dinner. Experience couldn't have been better! we always go to the one in Raritan, not anymore! the ambiance at this location blows the other out of the water. Food, appetizers, drinks all hit a home run. Wait staff and hostess were phenomenal! Can't...More

Thank picatinnyjunk
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I was surprised by how expensive this restaurant is. Prices are up there with Ruth’s Chris and other high end stake houses, yet the food and atmosphere is quite average. Highlights for us were the bread selection and the oysters. Our steak entrees were okay,...More

Thank SATraveller25
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22 September 2017|
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Response from pro_Cary | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but based on my experience if you call them in advance they should be able to fulfill your request!
26 July 2016|
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Response from Igle5 | Reviewed this property |
Casual dress code, but just keep in mind steaks and lamb not quality prime cut meat. All side dishes are ala carte . Be prepared to spend money on average service and poor quality meat. Good luck!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 777 US Highway 202, Raritan, NJ 08869-1421
    (First Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Raritan stop on the New Jersey Transit Raritan Valley Line.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Raritan
  • Phone Number: +1 908-707-1777
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