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The Char

100 Char Dr, Beckley, WV 25801-2646
+1 304-253-1760
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
100 Char Dr, Beckley, WV 25801-2646
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Char is a Beckley mainstay in fine dining. While many have attempted to duplicate it, none have succeeded. This is a premier spot for a quiet, romantic evening with great food and atmosphere.

Thank corpsengineer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited The Char while staying in Beckley, WV as we have done each time we visited. We had a 20 minute wait and had a cocktail at the bar. We got seated in a reasonable time and received out salad within a reasonable time....More

Thank Willie_Ed
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were looking forward to eat at the Char ever since we started researching steakhouses in the Beckely, WV area. It did not disappoint, though don't go with too much hype. The location is cute but the dining area is a little...More

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I really enjoyed our dining experience at this quiet almost-elegant restaurant - with tables spaced far apart and soft music in the background. Maybe our expectations were low in the small town of Beckley, WV, but the food was very good, the...More

Thank tom m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hidden behind Tamarack, this is a hidden gem in West Virginia. Four of us decided to stop for dinner, and found it overall a great experience! Try their Steaks, Italian, Seafood, Lamb, or just about anything is on their menu. I highly recommend the "house"...More

Thank Sue Ellen W
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

1  Thank James R
Reviewed 8 June 2017

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

1  Thank Douglas D
Reviewed 23 May 2017 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 23 May 2017

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
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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
18 May 2016|
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Response from debbieleeg | Reviewed this property |
No buffet while we were there - sit down fine dining
7 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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Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Romantic
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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