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  1. Distance: 1.97mi
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  3. Distance: 4.37mi
  4. Distance: 4.89mi

About Charbonos - Avon

Part of the Cunningham Restaurant Group (CRG) family, Charbonos is located in Avon, Indiana. Named for an uncommon and delicious variety of grape found in California, Charbonos welcomes guests to the Tuscan countryside. You will find award winning entrees including: ample portions of salads, pastas featuring homemade sauces, tender steaks and wood-fired pizzas. Charbonos warm decor, fine cuisine and dedication to excellent service have made the restaurant a local and regional favorite for over 15 years.

We look forward to serving you!

128 North State Road 267
Avon, IN 46123
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Italian, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 11 am – 10 pm
Friday – Saturday: 11 am – 11 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 9pm

Cross Street:
US Hwy 36 (Rockville Road)

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(317) 272-1900

Website:
http://www.charbonos.com/

Executive Chef:
Jon Warner

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Charbonos - Avon Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (17)
Casual (16)
Special Occasion (16)
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Neighborhood Gem (14)
Good for Anniversaries (11)
Good for Groups (11)
Worth the Drive (11)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Cozy (9)
Romantic (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Comfort Food (6)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Happy Hour (6)
Great for Lunch (6)
Bar Seating (6)
Fun (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Great Beer (2)
Healthy (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Seasonal (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Business Meals (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Authentic (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Live Sports (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Organic (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Indiana)·Dined 2 days ago

Steak had more fat than. Necessary. Cold in the middle. Wife’ Chicken was over done and dry. Garlic potatoes were dry and not much taste of garlic. Service average.

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 (Indiana)·Dined 4 days ago

Nice place

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 9, 2017

It was great as always!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Excellent as always and great place to meet with friends, family, dates and business meetings.

Tags: Casual, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Food and service always great. Our favorite place to dine.

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·Dined on November 25, 2017

My wife and I have been there many times with family. Excellent quality to the broad menu.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Detroit)·Dined on November 23, 2017

One of our group received the wrong order. It took a long time to get the correct order. We shared our food with her. We were not charged and we took the whole order Home. Kind of a bummer. The wait person was very good.

Tags: Casual
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 (Indiana)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Had the Gnocchi for lunch. Grossly over cooked to the point that it was mushy. Server took 15 months to acknowledge/greet us.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Great food and service as always..!!!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We just stopped in for a shared late night appetizer. No drinks. Not much of a bill. Still treated as if we were there for a huge expensive meal. Waiter Dustin outstanding

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

We had not rated at Charbonks in over 5 years, and the quality of the food has decreased. The pasta was soggy. The scallops were greasy and sticky. And, the salad was not fresh.
We were very disappointed.
We did have an excellent server.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Got there at 5:00, seating was immediate. Lighting was perfect not to bright, not to dark. Staff was attentive and courteous. Although prime rib was the special, My wife and I chose the 6 oz. Filet Mignon (I've had the prime rib before and the smaller portion is a too generous, I'm a big guy but had to work to finish). The meat was perfectly done, so flavorful and tender. I wish I could cook steaks that well on my grill at home. Wife notice pizza oven in back, oven fired. We plan on returning regularly, want to try the pizza and seafood menu.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Casual, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

It was pleasant, waitress was attentive and the food was delicious.

Tags: Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch
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 (Indiana)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Server was busy manager delivered food..I could tell it was under heater for a bit. She came to table and "auctioned" of the food! (Had to ask who had what) I was on the inside, she set my husband's plate down, then mine dragging her sweater sleeve back across my husband's plate and off she went. My vegetables were luke warm and the mashed potatoes were not much warmer. I had the filet, it was just ok.
I wasn't impressed at all with the food or the loud atmosphere. For the price, food just wasn't that good.

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·Dined on November 3, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed the professionalism of “Dustin”
our waiter! Clearly a “dining” experience without a hurry!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

Loved 1/2 priced wine bottle Mondays!
Steak was slightly undercooked, but immediately resolved.
Wedge left something to be desired.
Tuna was FANTASTIC!
Pasta was spot on!

Tyler was training and his attention to detail and attitude contributed to a more pleasant experience. Will be back!

Offers cork and carry service allowing the experience to extend to the rest of date night!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 21, 2017

A go-to favorite. I prefer sitting in the bar area, as the regular dining area can get too loud for me.
Food is ALWAYS great, service is good and drink prices are fair.

I go here as a regular dining place for myself. They offer a good menu and daily specials. Comfortable and friendly. Management takes notice in what is going on and checks with tables to make sure everyone is happy. They do want to please.
They have a rewards program that capsules all the restaurants in their group and gives you a good return on your purchases.

You won't be disappointed.

Tags: Casual, Live Sports, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Happy Hour
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Food always good, service excellent, one of our favorites

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

The prime rib was chewy but everyone else was happy with their meals.

Tags: Casual
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 (Indiana)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Didn't like sitting in the middle of the room.
Food was delicious and super hot...Thank you for that.
Dessert was spectacular. Pecan brownie ice cream.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Casual
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Good ! Great .

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 (Indiana)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We had dinner Saturday evening. I'd made reservations and we arrived 15 min early and they seated us right away. Food and drinks arrived when expected and we received a phone call and needed to leave quickly. The waitress was great at helping with boxing up our food and paying the check promptly. I ordered a smothered chicken breast with my two sides as mushrooms and baby spinach and Parmesan risotto and everything was delicious I will definitely be back and ordering the same meal. Everyone at our table was pleased with their food. I'd say this is one of the best restaurants in the Avon area. Always have great service and delicious food.

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Great Beer
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

Excellent prime rib. Our server, Taylor, was the best!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Indiana)·Dined on September 4, 2017

The service was very fast. Our server, Trevor, did a great job. He was attentive but not intrusive. The food was very good.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Indiana)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Service and food not what it used to be. Waitress was very nice and worked really hard but she was just spread too thin. Managements fault not hers.

Last three visits have been disappointing. Have had to send food back on each of these visits and we're not all that picky. On two occasions the baked potato was WAY under cooked. On other visit the broccoli was very mushy.

At this point Texas Roadhouse is better and less expensive. Again, we're not snobs. We actually like Texas Roadhouse so that comment was sincere.

Only thing that keeps us going back is that they take reservations.

Tags: Casual, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating
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·Dined on August 26, 2017

This is the first time I/we had eaten there for years. Extremely surprised to rediscover a great place to eat. I had a particular meal in mind, ahead of time, but quickly found that there were a ton of options. 8-) Our waiter was great. He made sure that we were well taken care of but did not obnoxiously hover. Everyone picked a different meal and there shared what we picked. Thank you for a fun and wonderful Saturday afternoon!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Cozy, Authentic
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·Dined on August 18, 2017

Didn't cook the steak right, didn't refill​ the drinks. Place looks nice from afar but it's pretty cheap, the food cost was almost reasonable if we're cooked correctly.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on August 12, 2017

A regular spot for our Anniversary or birthday dinners. Always had excellent food and never once had a problem with service. We will keep going back.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on August 11, 2017

If you ignore the near college frat party level of noise from the hard surfaced interior and the decision to move some local craft brews from tap to bottle/can them Charbono's is a reasonable Friday night spot. We meet with friends from out of town on the way to the airport and ended up about$50 per person with drinks, but no apps or dessert. My NY strip was well prepared and flavorful and both the filet medallions and the filet were competently done. The fourth dish was the scallops and there was no complaint. All in all not a bargain, but no culinary abberations either.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on August 7, 2017

Hadn't been to Charbono's for a while. Read some reviews and some mentioned that the food had "slipped" a bit but our outing was great. Outstanding service. I will say that the decor is dated but as long as the food/service is good that can be overlooked.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on August 1, 2017

Filet was cooked perfectly! Bread and oil are always a hit! We had a nice Anniversary dinner!! Carrot cake was good too;)

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on July 21, 2017

The food quality has very much increased since our last visit. The filets were cooked to perfection. The waiter was very attentive, made excellent recommendations for the appetizer, and was friendly. This place is a great value for the quality. Probably one of the best restaurants in the Avon area.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Romantic
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 (Indiana)·Dined on July 20, 2017

I have never seen service this slow. Arrived at 11:30 for lunch, total of three tables occupied including ours. Server disorganized, exteremely slow service for 4 sandwiches and a salad... over 35 min to receive. All sandwiches were cold by the time they were delivered.

Usually eat here for dinner with great service. Learned the lesson for lunch.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on July 14, 2017

The bar didn't have Jack Daniels Tennessee Fire or Fireball, so that was kind of a bummer. And the service was kinda slow.

Tags: Fun
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 (Houston)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Chicken was overcooked. Brought new item but was charged higher price. Felt we should have been comped or at least charged the lesser of the 2 prices.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on July 12, 2017

we enjoyed out meal at Charbonos as we always do only issue we had were drinks were slow to come out from bae

Tags: Business Meals, Bar Seating
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 (Indiana)·Dined on July 12, 2017

Chef was spot on tonight. Good service , great atmosphere.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Calvin, our waiter did a great job. Food as always is great!

Tags: Authentic, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Casual, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Indiana)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Charbonos is our favorite and a real neighborhood gem

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 (Indiana)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Clean, private seating, attentive waiter and vey tasty food.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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