Charley's Steak House I-DRIVE
Charley's Steak House I-DRIVE

Charley's Steak House I-DRIVE

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.charleyssteakhouse.com/
  • Phone: (407) 363-0228
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet
    Self Parking
A word from Charley's Steak House I-DRIVE
Charley's Steak House is owned by the Woodsby family and has operated in Florida since 1974. Charley’s serves only three-year-old USDA prime and choice Angus steers, aging them four to six weeks for tenderness & flavor and hand-cutting the steaks daily to ensure consistent quality. The steaks are then flame-broiled over Florida citrus and oak wood in a custom-built pit at 1200º searing in the tantalizing taste that has made Charley’s the #1 steakhouse in America every year since 2007! Charley’s philosophy of providing only the finest extends from the kitchen to the wine cellar. The wine list approaches 1000 selections from scores of exceptional wineries around the globe. Charley’s has been recognized with numerous awards including “Best of Award of Excellence” from Wine Spectator magazine, DiRōNA and Orlando Magazine’s“ Best Steak House & Best Old Favorite”. Charley’s has been creating fans from around the world for nearly 40 years. We look forward to having you become a fan soon!
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Charley's Steak House I-DRIVE reviews from OpenTable diners
171 reviews since July 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (111)notable wine list (83)good for groups (74)fit for foodies (68)romantic (67)late-night find (20)neighborhood gem (19)hot spot (18)kid-friendly (11)great for outdoor dining (9)great for lunch (9)vibrant bar scene (8)great for brunch (3)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Might be the best steak ever had
    Colebaby
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Go there for the steak. The porterhouse is to die for. Very tasty, very tender. Salad was fantastic also. If you love steak, you must stop here if near Orlando
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great evening!
    foxfoodie
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    We had a party of 7 and we were in Orlando on business. It was a Tuesday night so it wasn't too busy, but we did make reservations. 3 of us ladies split the 20oz Fabulous Filet. Unfortunately, two of the portions (the ends) were overdone, but it still had wonderful flavor. The sides were delicious and we all split FIVE desserts that were divine! The monkey bread was amazing along with the pumpkin bread. Our service was exceptional. Walter was quick, friendly, had lots of personality, and made us feel very welcomed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Really...
    Flinger
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Simply put, the Bone in Filet is perhaps the best steak I have ever eaten. Cooked over Citrus Oak, the flavor is stunningly perfect. Although a very generous portion, I wish it could have gone on and on. Throw in an October special of $79 for a bottle of Paradux - and, this meal becomes one of the greatest value meals of all time. I'm a Texan and we know something about good steaks. Well, Charley's can bring their restaurant to Texas anytime and we'll leave the light on for ya'll.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • In a word, superb
    Debitman
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    I've only dined at Charley's a couple of times, since each location is far from my house, but each time has been superb. The prices, selections, portion and atmosphere are just right.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steaks a little off
    JoeZ
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    The service was great, as were the house salad and lobster bisque. The steaks had a bit of an unusual taste. Almost like they had been cooked over a gas fire. Or, the taste of residue from charcoal lighter fluid. Did not live up to past meals. We will try again in the future.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great Food!
    ScottnWendy
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Great menu and wine list. Can't wait to go back again!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Overall
    THGO
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Knew this place would be ideal to kick off a bachelor party dinner. Everything was spot-on, exceeded my expectations and all of us left without complaint.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Michael was great
    GValencic
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Impeccable service, Michael was knowledgeable, friendly, and witty. Food was fantastic as well!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Night On Town
    FCB7
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Absolutely wonderful! Great service & food! We shall be back soon. Enjoyed every minute.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Charleys stack house
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The service was bad The food cold The excusas were alot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food
    Notsogood
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Food was not good. Steak was overdone and tough. Way to expensive for the quality of food
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful dinner
    Kanji
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The steak we have eaten was the greatest steak we have ever had. We live in Japan, but if we have chance to visit Orlando again, we would definitely choice your restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Selections
    beststeaksatcharleys
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The selection is great on their meats. Service was excellent, thank you Francis. I had a flavorful T-bone and my wife had a great Kansas City Strip. We were celebrating our anniversary and we loved it. Totally recommend it to anyone celebrating a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good
    Ukdiners2
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Had a lovely meal with my partner only thing I would say is they didn't bring the meats over and explain them all, like they was doing with the other customers.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Steak
    dricetea
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Whenever I come to Orlando (I am from NY) I never miss going to Charley's. The steaks are perfectly cooked over a open wood fire, they are extremely tender and very flavorful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a must!!!
    GoyoChedrauiVIP
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Will come back, again!!! Don't mis it. Great gor families and groups.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Food and Service
    steamdrm
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We are never disappointed when we go to Charley's. Our wait staff was wonderful, always attentive to our needs. If you are going ask for David A. as your waiter, he is very knowledgable and fun.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • excellent
    naenae
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Love the service waiter was amazing and the manager was awesome.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unplanned outing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    I am a frequent patron to many of your establishments and decided to dine this particular evening as the steaks are always amazing and this time was no different. However not an extreme gripe but I'd prefer larger baked potatoes and expand your salad dressing offerings. One additional note I'll add is that the temperature of sides seems to be not on par to my liking. This occasion I ordered the broccoli but it was too hard and even when it came back was no better. I ended up taking it home to salvage it and the crab cakes were top notch but again as you eat toward the center it became lukewarm as oppose to being hot from the first bite. My experience was a good one so I will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb Steaks & Service
    MFrancaVIP
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    I am a meat aficionado and this was my first time at Charley's, which now ranks amongst my top ten.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Fantastic experience, the best steak I've had in or around Orlando. A refreshing contrast to all the chain restaurants on I-Drive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and great service
    Bfcperu
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    The food is great, even their cooked term is compleatly exact. Price is good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • HillaryVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Best steak dinner I've had in a l-o-n-g time. Waiter (Nick?) was a delight. Party name on the special's menu was a very nice touch. Phenomenal value.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food, Fair Service
    lee9600VIP
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    I've been going here for many years. Food was awesome as always. Service was lousy. Had to flag down management to get drink - which was comp'd - nice - but still not the level of service they used to have and what should have for the price of the food.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    If you are looking for a good steak then this is definitely your place! The service is top notch and the food is just plain amazing! A bit pricey, but if you are able to splurge, this is your place!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Beef carpaccio
    theygotme
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Charlie's has the best beef carpaccio appetizer in the world. If there was a contest for the best beef carpaccio, Charlie's would win hands down.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dress code
    Gvera
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Lots to be desire, poeple with baseball caps, sandals and old t-shirts.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    I had the 44oz Kansas City strip steak and stuffed lobster tail. This was the best tasting steak and lobster Ive ever had. This with an appetizer, side, a couple beers, cost me just over $100. It was worth much more than that!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great old school style
    MarcelFernandez823
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Charley's is great, there are no other words I can use to give a better description. The service was great very attentive and courteous. The food, as always, cooked to perfection with great flavor and taste. This is the kind of place I love to take everyone I know that enjoys good food as much as I do. I've been coming here since I was a kid every time we would come to Orlando. Glad to see this place still doing the great job it has always done. Cheers.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Treated like a king
    YoSoyFiestaVIP
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    I was in Orlando for work and did not know anyone in the area, but wanted to escape my hotel for dinner. I had previously been to the Charley's in Tampa and decided on a return visit. Despite the fact that I was dining alone, I was treated with extraordinary regard from the staff with constant attention including some free bites from the kitchen. I tried their alligator appetizer, which was pretty standard for a fried appetizer. However, for my main meal, I had their Wagyu ribeye which was cooked to perfection and absolutely delicious. I had some fried green tomatoes as a side which were also terrific. I would definitely recommend the dining experience to anyone.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazeballs
    Sheila318
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Great overall, definitely 5 stars all the way! From awesome service to mind blowing taste, we will recommend & return.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Family Birthday Dinner
    mtn32714
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I went here for my birthday with my family. I have never been before and it was a great treat. The service was very good and the food was delicious. My boyfriend and I enjoyed the Surf and Turf for 2 which was a great entree to order to get a taste of both the seafood and steak. Charley's is a classic must-go to steakhouse. Wood burning grill is unique to Charley's and worth it for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    good service......interesting sides......salmon was cooked to perfection (as requested!) Steak good......
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I was expecting more
    Valentine2014
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    I has a business client take me here several years ago, and it was great. I finally came back to the area and took my wife. The food presentation and service was great. However, the purchased the 9174 special lobster and steak. the meal was under cooked and tough for a filet. We shared the Key ime Pie. WOW that was great… offer, was like off of the highway….. I would suggest skipping the meal and getting the Key Lime Pie and no coffee...
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great steak and atmosphere.
    BigWigg
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Old school style steak house with dark wood, low lighting. Good bar, I've enjoyed both romantic and business dinners here.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good, classy restaurant
    datenighthusband
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    My wife and I celebrated our 10th anniversary at Charley's International Drive. Charley's on Orange Blossom Tr. was our favorite Restaurant of all, but it has been closed down. We have gone to the I-drive location once before. The valet parker, Brandon, was a polite and personable young man. Our server, Steve, was very good: pleasant, professional, and attentive. The food was very good, too. We shared the ultimate Surf and Turf. I miss the old location; the ambience was better -seating was more romantic, lighting was better for mood, too. The I-drive location has no salad nar, either. I-drive location is much nicer. Overall, we liked this Charley's, but didn't love it. Everything was very good, just not great. would recommend it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good time at Charley's.
    gtcharleys
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Food and service are always great at any Charley's restaurant. Charley's is our favorite upscale restaurant.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Evening. A must !!!!
    Franmar
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Our first time to Orlando from the UK and Charley's International Drive was recommended for fine steaks. We booked on line and our reservation was confirmed by email. We arrived and the valet took our car and we were warmly greeted as we walked in. The service was excellent and my son had the Wagyu steak which was as described "As the best" and it didn't disappoint, it was cooked perfect. I had the pork chop which was one of the best I've ever had and my little girl had the fillet which was perfect. We had desserts creme brûlée and chocolate sponge to finish. There was so many steakhouses to choose from but I think we went to the best and would highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible experience
    Nevergoback
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    This was the worst dining experience I've had in a very long time. The price of the food for the service, the ambience, the food was ridiculous. They stuck us in the back where it was very musty. The service seemed like they could care less to handle the simplest of tasks. The bathroom was disgusting. It had water all over the sink and floor and was just very dirty. I will never go back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Old Time Steak House Charm
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    I felt like I was in an old-timey steak house. I loved the oldies music and quiet so you could talk ambience! Good food and time!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.