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Charcoal Inn

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1313 S. Eighth St., Sheboygan, WI 53081-5325
+1 920-458-6988
Tue - Fri 06:00 - 21:00
Sat 06:00 - 19:00
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Anchorage, Alaska
1 review
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Charcoal Inn is to die for!!! You haven't lived until you've eaten here!!! This is real Sheboygan, best of the best. Life long memories are right here. Thank you Charcoal Inn for not giving up the ground for some McDonalds or some other chain. Stand your ground, and keep making memories for all of us who can't live without you!!!

Thank rjmaurer
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

nothing special here but cheap; still, the waitress was friendly & as fast as the cook made possible

Thank B P
Barrington, Illinois
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179 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Charcoal Inn has been in the same place for at least 50 years. They only grill hamburgers, steaks and Sheboygan Brats and Brat paddies on an open charcoal fire grill. No short cuts here. They do it right. Toast the bun on the grill, slather it with butter and any toppings you want. Unless you are going to do it... More 

Thank mark s
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Knowledgeable cook prepares burgers and steak as you like.side dishes and shakes great and prices are friendly!

Thank Kathy B
Marco Island, Florida
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270 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

1st time there! Great brats! Been there forever Super lunch menu! Don't miss! Soup great Casual and local!

Thank pho2
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I have been going to charcoal inn for as long as I can remember. The food is always amazing. The home made malts and shakes are to die for. The brats are excellent and burgers are very tasty. It's a little too tight for larger groups, but great for a small group of friends. Prices are reasonable and portions are... More 

Thank Toby K
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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644 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The Charcoal Inn has pretty good food, but not much else. Their interior is old and cheap to begin with. Their beverage selection is lacking. I saw a few different types of beer in the cooler behind the counter. The food was pretty good. Very tasty burgers and brat patties. Their buns are good old fashioned Sheboygan hard rolls. They... More 

Thank AndyB5542
Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Wow! If you want really authentic Wisconsin hamburgers, brats fries and shakes, this is the place for you. Old building across from a schoolyard, quiet neighborhood, and mostly street parking is what you'll get. The shakes are huge, and come in a stainless steel large mixing cup that it's made in. The burgers are SO good, and they come with... More 

Thank Papa11111
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Well, actually, it's a "cheese steak" but damn it's a good burger! This place has burned down more than once due to the amount of butter and grease that is used in its food...but that's a GOOD thing! Growing up here, the food is something I crave. I've never found a better burger anywhere. It's a heavenly mixture of quality... More 

Thank Eelizabethh30
Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Ordered a double bratwurst in Sheboygan and got two meat patties in my bun. Bratwurst flavored meat patties are not bratwurst. The menu says brat (not patty). Very disappointed. In Sheboygan of all places. Food came quick and wife had a good steak sandwich. If you want a bratwurst - you won't find it here.

Thank RockoMcDuff

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1313 S. Eighth St., Sheboygan, WI 53081-5325
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Sheboygan
  • Phone Number: +1 920-458-6988

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?