Chart House Restaurant - Melbourne
Chart House Restaurant - Melbourne

Chart House Restaurant - Melbourne

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.chart-house.com/
  • Phone: 3217296558x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday : 4:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday & Saturday 4:30pm-10pm; Sunday 3:00pm-9:00pm. Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm, Happy Hour: Every Day 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Chris Oliva
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: New Haven
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking complimentary.
A word from Chart House Restaurant - Melbourne
Experience breathtaking views of the Indian River while you dine leisurely at Chart House. Combine the extraordinary setting with outstanding cuisine & it’s not hard to see why the restaurant is a longtime favorite. Since 1961, Chart House has been dedicated to providing the ideal dining experience. With 28 historic, waterfront & showcase locations across the U.S., Chart House offers spectacular views & exceptional service that you’re sure to enjoy. From fresh fish specialties to slow-roasted prime rib, our renowned chefs have tailored a menu to complement local cuisine while introducing a hint of the exotic. Choose from our famous entrées such as Macadamia Crusted Mahi, New Wave Surf & Turf & a variety of succulent steaks. We also offer a daily selection of fresh fish, an extensive collection of fine wines, & decadent desserts like our famous Hot Chocolate Lava Cake.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerScenic View
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Chart House Restaurant - Melbourne reviews from OpenTable diners
132 reviews since May 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (120)special occasion (109)romantic (61)fit for foodies (33)notable wine list (30)good for groups (27)neighborhood gem (21)great for brunch (14)great for lunch (10)vibrant bar scene (10)great for outdoor dining (8)hot spot (7)kid-friendly (4)late-night find (3)Show More
  • It was our anniversary and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/1/2008
    It was our anniversary and when we were finished dining the waiter brought us a piece of pie with a candle on it. He said "Happy Anniversary". But then he charged us $4.00 for the slice of pie, we didn't order.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Chart House in Melbourne
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 4/29/2008
    The Chart House in Melbourne is a very good restaurant. The food and service is good. The wine list is good and moderately priced. The food is over priced.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • One of the top 5 meals I have
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/29/2008
    One of the top 5 meals I have every had... Snapper Hemmingway was OUTSTANDING.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Magnificent view of the Indian
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/25/2008
    Magnificent view of the Indian River made even more special by the sailboats returning at sunset. Excellent food and service in service in a pleasant atmosphere free of the rush typical of so many restaurants today.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The very best clam chowder.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/19/2008
    The very best clam chowder. Superior service (courtesy of Corrine).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We have visited Chart House
    AdamK
    Dined on 4/19/2008
    We have visited Chart House three times since we discovered it a few weeks ago and every visit has been wonderful - excellent service, wonderful food and a beautiful view. We will be back often.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our reservation was for 7:30pm.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 4/18/2008
    Our reservation was for 7:30pm. We were not seated until 8:20pm. During our wait, the bar and other waiting areas were so overcrowded that we had to stand in the middle of the restaurant. Once we sat down, it took awhile to order, and then the waiter forgot an appetizer, as well as my complimentary birthday mud pie. Also, the bread basket only comes with 3 rolls and then some crackers. Since there were 4 of us, it was rude to have not enough rolls for everyone. For a restaurant in that price range, the service and experience should have been much better.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A very delightful restaurant!
    abundanceVIP
    Dined on 4/18/2008
    A very delightful restaurant! Great for celebrations! My only criticism is that the tables are rather close together and some conversations can be overheard! The day we were there: the wait staff seemed a little frantic and over-whelmed!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • made request for favorite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/18/2008
    made request for favorite server. hostess did not know or care about this. we are looooong time view points members.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • THANK YOU FOR MAKING OUR ANNIVERSAR
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/12/2008
    THANK YOU FOR MAKING OUR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION MEMORABLE. WE APPRECIATE THE COMPLIMENTARY DESERT.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The lava cake is fabulous.
    jeanandjimVIP
    Dined on 4/12/2008
    The lava cake is fabulous. Always a great place to dine.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful evening. Excellent
    LAGBolt
    Dined on 4/11/2008
    Wonderful evening. Excellent service. I am not a seafood guy (the Mahi steak was great for me) but the rest of the folks at the table were very happy. No problems with the reservations system!! Smart, cheerful valet guys. Our favorite special place in Brevard.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very Good Experience, compared
    Traveler2VIP
    Dined on 4/7/2008
    Very Good Experience, compared to other recent Chart House Restaurants!
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Choice of background music
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/6/2008
    Choice of background music loud and not fitting with high scale dining. Time was 5-7 PM. Everything else was outstanding as always. The best kept secret Melbourne !!!!!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • For the Chart House, I really
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/4/2008
    For the Chart House, I really expected more! I indicated on the on-line reservation this was for our 27th wedding anniversary, we were seated next to family with two small rambunctious children! $8-$9 drinks should not be watered down, I should actually taste the liquor(GreyGoose&tonic)(Jack&coke), what I tasted was lots of melted ice. 1/2doz Oysters-on-half-shell were not fresh. Shrimp Cocktail, no flavor. Cocktail sauce tasted like bland salsa. Mis-spelled wife's name on menu, after I spelled out on OpenTable reservation notice. I don't mind paying $135 for dinner-for-two, but please make it worth it. This certainly wasn't, especially for such a special occassion as our anniversary. Sincerely, James Capps
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We have had dinner about 4
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 3/31/2008
    We have had dinner about 4 times at this restaurant and it is always spectacular. It is right on a marina and the view of the river is terrific. In fact, the most recent times we were there, we were able to see two dolphins from our dining table. We don't live in the area, but when we go to Melbourne, we always make sure we have dinner there at least once. Also, if you tell them you have a special occasion when making your reservation, something special gets printed on the top of your menu, nice touch.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Arrived 10 mins before time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 3/28/2008
    Arrived 10 mins before time and was told it will be closer to reservation time. Reservation time came and went, we went up to ask, and was told, they are running a little behind, no apologies. When seated 15 mins after reservation time, waiter didn't show up with drinks or welcome for a good 10 mins and even then only after we flagged down the manager who offered to comp us drinks and appetizers, we negotiated for the lava cake instead with no heath crunch. We got the appetizer with heath crunch and our cappuchino showed up after we are almost done with the lava cake. Overall, the service was a great disappointment. I don't think I will go there again unless someone else invites me there.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I have dined with great memories
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 3/28/2008
    I have dined with great memories at many Chart House restaurants including this one. Our experience made me think that this would be the perfect place for my mother's 75th birthday. I was sadly disappointed. The service was inexcusably lacking. Our waitress made one error after another, including forgetting to talk to the chef about one of our diner's gluten allergy. Hence, everything including vegetables came with breadcrumbs on them!! We never received an appetizer but of course it showed up on our bill. One of the head waiters (I guess that's who he was, he had on a headset), stood by our table & had a conversation about a friends gastric issues!! Not a topic for dinner conversation let alone a $561.00 which we had to pay for.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and dining atsmosphere..
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 3/26/2008
    Great food and dining atsmosphere... Would have liked a larger bar area separated a bit from the tables so we were not in the dining tables way.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I found the restaurant a little
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 3/26/2008
    I found the restaurant a little loud for a special occasion dinner location. The calamari was over cooked and I had a huge amount of salt or shell pieces on one of my scallops. I love the location on the river, but over all, I found the experience over priced.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • An absolute pleasure. We
    3xIrishBirthdayGirls
    Dined on 3/23/2008
    An absolute pleasure. We dined at a table with a stunning view of the river. We watched dolphins playing while our waiter John served us perfectly cooked flavoursome fish dishes. Particularly the Mahi with macadamia - delicious. The children were catered for with pleasure. Definitely do it again and would recommend to anyone. Thank you from The Duckworths (Cambridge, UK)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • I highly recommend Brian D.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 3/23/2008
    I highly recommend Brian D. from the waitstaff. He is the best, most professional, attentive!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We have had the opportunity
    Foodfan
    Dined on 3/23/2008
    We have had the opportunity to dine here a number of times since we frequently visit family in the area. Although this is one of the better restaurants in Melbourne and is very popular with the locals, the food is inconsistent and the service seems less attentive to parties with large groups. Food and service seems best on mid-week evenings, especially during the slower seasons.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The bar area was a nightmare.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 3/22/2008
    The bar area was a nightmare. We waited for 20 minutes for a cocktail and had to stand in the way of passersby, moving in and out of the way for foot traffic until served. No sooner did we get our cocktails and were called to proceed to our table, weaving in and out of chairs and tables with a full martini glass to get to our table. Perhaps adding a cocktail waitress and an additional occasional table to the waiting area would improve the chances of eliminating this issue and the odds of a better first impression? We have visited other Chart House restaraunts and not had to deal with this and will probably not be visiting your Melbourne location again. P.S. What is up with the unfinished soffits?
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This is a 5 star restaurant.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 3/21/2008
    This is a 5 star restaurant. My husband and I dined there for our 5 year anniversary dinner. We were vacationing from Michigan and found the restaurant online. We were very impressed with our waitress Melissa who gave great reccomendations for entrees and of course the famous lava cake dessert; which is out of this world! We were seated near the window where we could see the water, it was very romantic. I would highly suggest this place for anyone visiting the Melbourne area.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • For over 15 years, the Chart
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 3/18/2008
    For over 15 years, the Chart House has provided the most consistent high-quality meals of anyplace we've ever visited. You can't go wrong with any choice at the Chart House.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • seating and service was excellent,t
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 3/16/2008
    seating and service was excellent,the crab cake dinner was the best I ever had!!! will return real soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great restaurant. Nice bar.
    Klray
    Dined on 3/16/2008
    Great restaurant. Nice bar. Typical Chart House menu but they were out of the oyster appetizer and grouper and one of our party had ordered both. We requested separate checks (for 3 couples) but waiter didn't do it. Beautiful setting. We will return (by car or boat).
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We celebrated my wife's birthday.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 3/15/2008
    We celebrated my wife's birthday. Two weeks before that we celebrated a friend'd birthday there. On both occasions the food and service were excellent and the view was exceptional. I was able to surpise my wife with a beautiful bouquet of flowers ordered thru the open table reservation system...a very nice touch. Definitely one our favorite restaurant in this area.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We discovered this restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 2/13/2008
    We discovered this restaurant a few years ago for Valentines day. Since then we go back every year, but reserve early. You will find everything on the menu delicious and the wait staff will spoil and pamper you.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Friendly atmosphere and beautiful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/5/2007
    Friendly atmosphere and beautiful view. Food is excellent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent experience as always,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/27/2007
    Excellent experience as always, from the atmosphere, to the menu choices, to service and of course the unbeatable appetizers, salads, entrees and deserts. We can't wait to return.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate