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CHAR Steakhouse

14 S Washington Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3315
+1 931-520-2427
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“prime rib” (23 reviews)
“steak” (50 reviews)
“baked potato” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
14 S Washington Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3315
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I were very excited to eat at Char for the first time. We looked at the menu online and knew what we wanted to order and had set aside today just to go there. It was a very bad experience! As soon...More

Thank Gail W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 5 May 2017

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...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 3 May 2017 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...More

Thank Chuck W
Reviewed 28 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...More

Thank tiffany s
Reviewed 26 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...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 25 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
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...More

Thank MissOleMiss
Reviewed 15 February 2017

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

Thank rthurmanatty
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....More

Thank Matthew H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
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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