Came for our anniversary. We come semi-often for special occasions and one-off visits. This place never disappoints. It’s delicious and hands-down one of the best places in the Yardley area. And, the view is great! This time we got the Yardley Hot Chicken and it was fantastic. Oh and if I may mention, we brought our 3 year old daughter and everything went well having her with us, too. We always get the Polenta Budino for dessert because it’s so so good. And not too heavy of a dessert. All around this place is awesome.
As always, the food was terrific and the service was great!
Very enjoyable experience. Nice atmosphere. Relaxed. Had a table with a view of the river nearby. Food was great. Limited menu items, but we already knew that from prior experience. Fresh food with unique combinations. Service was a little slow, but it was mid-week. Servers were all quite pleasant. Always like the BYOB option. Will definitely return and would recommend to others.
Great food, service, and coffee!
Beautiful setting overlooking the Delaware river for a delicious meal.
This is the best restaurant. Amazing food and incredible staff.
Tha best meal ever had pasta dish and seafood dishes we loved them all. Perfect seasoning in all of the dishes
Charcoal never disappoints! Great and interesting food, beautiful views of the Delaware, friendly and excellent service. Always finish with the cider donut dessert. And a BYO to boot. It is all good.
Great BYOB. Food is solid and the service is top notch.
Creative food layered in flavor, made by chefs who know what they are doing. I love this local gem
Our new favorite byob! Excellent presentation and complex delicious flavors. My husband loved his hot chicken, which was not too spicy but very flavorful. I had the short ribs. Best ever! We started with the delicious home made bread. We had the home made pasta as an appetizer (so good that it be my main course next time). Ended with donut dessert which was heavenly. Service was attentive but not intrusive. Two thumbs up!
Great evening all around food was excellent and loved the view
Although the portions were on the smaller side (for the apps etc) and everything was al a crate , the food, service and atmosphere were outstanding.
Inventive cuisine especially for the area. Small, well executed menu. Had the bread and salmon crudo to start. The green goddess gemelli pasta w a fried soft shell crab and diver scallops as entrees. Everything was a hit. The couple leaving as we were walking in, were raving about the cauliflower starter and the fried chicken entree so you seemingly cant go wrong. Our server Devon was very pleasant and prompt. Out 2 top was right next to window, would’ve been even more pleasant if it wasn’t dark out, as the window overlooks the water. I guess the only thing you could nitpick is it’s a nice dinner out and the interior resembles a diner/breakfast cafe, but I mean that’s really a reach. I would definitely return.
Limited menu but everything was delicious!
It was simply amazing. My family and I are definitely looking forward to the dinner service.
Among Best pasta on the planet!
Surprisingly great food. The chefs obviously care a great deal about every dish, and it shows.
Save room for the homemade donut dessert with homemade ice cream....omg
Most of the food was excellent. Don't recall ever paying for bread at a restaurant but it was worth every penny, nice crusty outside with soft center. I was happy to be there when the soft shell crabs are in season because the dish was wonderful, and my wife enjoyed the Rye Radiatori, the bacon bolognese was one of the best I ever had. I would skip the Oysters Rockefeller next time.
Good food and river view. Menu is pretty basic for breakfast and lunch.
This place is a treasure, especially for breakfast. The food is delicious and reasonably priced, and the view is the best in Yardley or anywhere near.
Food was a wonderful
The food keeps getting better each time we go. As it is close to my house, we dine here frequently. However, even if it was not close by I would still go here often, because it is that good. The short ribs were the best I have had anywhere.
...Very creative, well prepared food. I real treat for foodies!!
Very good food! Our server was knowledgeable, attentive and kind. We appreciated that they tried to be sensitive to noise levels by seating groups and children at one end of the dining room and couples at the other.
Charcoal is always fantastic. AMAZING food with a menu that changes seasonally (the cacio e pepe is a mainstay and never disappoints). Not cheap but worth every penny.
Absolutely fantastic from food to service. Already booked my next dinning experience with them.
Great river view. Excellent service.
Invited another couple to dine with us and they enjoyed the food immensely. Service from loyal staff is always first rate and food is well prepared and never needs adjustment in seasoning. BYOB is always a plus. We keep returning
Consistently excellent food - there is always something craveable on the menu, Solid service, a lovely environment that manages to feel special and relaxed at the same time. Really, this is the best all-around restaurant in the area.
Another very good meal at Charcoal BYOB.
A limited menu is usually a good sign and Charcoal is no exception. We feel so lucky to have such an excellent restaurant in Yardley. Looking at the river while eating creative and delicious dishes is always a treat! It has no equal in this area.
Delicious and fresh! Service was awesome and kind, we had a great date night. Awesome view! We can’t wait to come back :)
Another very tasty dinner at Charcoal. The new appetizers with shrimp/grits and salmon/greens were superb, and the pasta for the main course was perfect. Our lingering concern is the prices ($18-20 apps and $25-37 dinners) for a local bistro. But the food is way better than Harvest and Roccos so its worth it.
The chef-owners are dedicated to providing each customer with an outstanding and creative culinary experience...both in taste and presentation. Clearly great attention to detail has been lavished on each dish.
This is our third visit to CHARCOAL. Two dinners and 1 breakfast thus far, and we intend to continue experiencing the amazing and unique cuisine. CHARCOAL has become easily our favorite restaurant when we can make it down to Yardley. (We don't live nearby, sadly).
The short ribs with parsnip puree was tender, intense and had a bit of a kick to it, thanks to the Calabrian peppers. The duck breast served over Angliotti pasta (all homemade pasta here, folks!) was sublime. Rich slices, crispy skin, perfectly prepared.
Also, the chefs enjoy being playful with many of their dishes. For example, the dessert list, while short, is filled with dishes which are reminiscent of one's childhood, but re-imagined in an upscale, more adult and sophisticated way. Soft serve ice-creams are seasonally flavored and luscious. Recently one new dessert was a funnel cake, but underneath it was served with a rich cream and berries. Amazingly simple, yet elevated to a new level of deliciousness. A chocolate mousse is served with sugared walnuts and sea salt...again, a familiar dessert we all know comes with a new enhanced twist.
Oh, and I cannot forget to mention the bread baked there. Served as an appetizer with soft butter, it is worth the $5 for those 4 thick, crusty slices. It is a must here.
It's always a great delight to savor a visit to CHARCOAL. Looking forward to many. many more!
Tight options. Curated, not limited. Don't know what to say about the doughnut sundae. Done right. Recommended
Always an outstanding meal. Staff are very knowledgeable about menu offerings and BYOB is a big +
They crushed it on everything we tried. We started with the bread and the cauliflower app which were both phenomenal. We had the duck breast and scallop entrees and were completely blown away by how great they were. We live an hour away and will make it a point to go back frequently.
My favorite restaurant in the area! Innovative menu that taste delicious. The chef really understands the balance of each dishes. Our favorite appetizer is the cauliflower dish. The pastas and main courses are amazing. The best part is the mouth watering donut sundae!! Always a pleasure to experience the dining experience in this establishment.
This is our second time coming to charcoal for dinner. We enjoy both experience. We will definitely come back again. I highly recommend the oyster, calamari, praises prime rib, diver scallops, last but not least THE DOUGHNUT SUNDAE!!!