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Char - Nashville
Char is a southern-style modern steakhouse offering USDA Prime & Choice cuts of meat, fresh seafood, home-style sides to share, weekday lunch specials, classic cocktails and an extensive wine and bourbon selection.
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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Visiting the area for the Chihuly exhibition at Cheekwood and enjoyed a lovely dinner at Char. Food and service were great! I highly recommend the crab claws!
Cannot recommend this place enough! Went for brunch, best drink deal in town. Food was impeccable. I got the crab cake Benedict and my boyfriend got the French toast. So delicious and our waiter/ bartender was awesome. For a more low key environment I recommend sitting in the bar area.
Great Experience! First time sitting indoors, Jarred was great! And the atmosphere is always great
Char is excellent for brunch. We enjoyed their delicious onion rings and the Southern Benedict.
Wait staff-Heidi and AJ are the best!! Second time to dine here. Food was still outstanding!
We eat here frequently. The food is fabulous. We just got an awful wait staff this particular night. Jessica in the bar clearly either didn’t want to wait on us or didn’t want to be there. I even asked if we had somehow offended her. Her answer ‘nope’. I will be asking for a particular server in the future. The food is worth being there for even if the service was awful.
Thank you for your recent visit to Char! I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your menu selections, but I am sorry to learn about the level of service you received. There is no excuse for a lack of friendly, attentive service, and I sincerely apologize for how this affected your experience with us. We'd love to speak with you further about your visit. Would you mind sending your contact information at your convenience? Thank you for your time; we look forward to speaking with you soon!
Food is delicious
AJ is an excellent server
Char is where you take your friends to show them you have some class. Every meal is divine, well portioned, and served with a smile. The food is delicious, it’s got great parking, and you recognize the servers if you return. If you’re on a budget, they have options. But they also have the high dollar high quality menu items.
Everyone I take enjoys it and is never less than full and impressed. Service is fantastic, food is great, and honest to goodness one of the most tastefully decorated restaurants in the city. 10/10 would recommend.
Wonderful service. I had a little issue with my elderly mother and management could not have been more helpful. Thank You!
Great service and food.
Char was ok. Nothing was necessarily bad, but there are better places in Nashville for the money. The service could have been more prompt and the only food that really stood out was the Pecan Butter Crunch dessert. The rest of the food and the cocktails were simply just ok.
Thank you for your recent visit to Char. I'm sorry to hear that you only found your experience to be average. Mediocrity is far from what we strive to provide our guests, so it's disappointing to learn we came up short here. Please know that we are always happy to replace anything you don't absolutely love, as we want all of our guests leaving fully satisfied with their selections. We sincerely hope you will give us another try in the near future. Thank you again for your patronage and feedback.
Good outdoor dining
It was our first time there and everything was fantastic. Due to some unforeseen circumstances we had to cancel and rebook our reservations a few times, but we were able to get a table tonight it was amazing.
My wife and I had our anniversary dinner at char. The food was amazing! Our waiter did a great job.
The crab claw appetizer was better than my entree. I highly recommend ordering them sauteed. You will not be disappointed.
The food and wine were exceptional. The cowboy ribeye was cooked perfectly!
I visited with a friend for Sunday brunch. I was seated immediately, and greeted by our server (Forrest). We started with Bloody Mary's which were specially priced. Later, we ordered and our food arrived shortly. Both selections were prepared freshly, were hot and correct. We loved it!
Heidi was a great server and the food taste and presentation was wonderful.
It was good. I wasn’t blown away..
Enjoyed our meal at Char. The ribeye is fantastic and worth every penny. The Char burger is also the best burger I’ve had. What stands out about Char is the simplicity: quality food, great ambiance and excellent execution. Definitely will be returning.
Sat outdoor. Very nice atmosphere. Appetizers were great. Steaks just so so compared to other high end restaurants.
Hi Bruce, thank you for your recent visit to Char! I am pleased to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your appetizers, though I am sorry to learn that your entree fell short of expectations. Please know that we are always happy to replace something if you are not fully satisfied with your selection, as we want all of our guests leaving with a positive experience.
Great food! We felt very safe as the restaurant has done a good job of properly socially distancing everyone. We will be back!
Another outstanding dinner at Char. The food and atmosphere never disappoint. Service is excellent. Highly recommended!
Have been to Char several times. It’s always a great experience. The outdoor dining option was perfect and precautions felt very safe. I would recommend a dinner here any time, but it was particularly good during this time!
The staff at Char is wonderful. The service is always top notch. I'm so glad they have outdoor space.
I was really excited to try another one of Nashville's great steakhouses. 2 things that threw this off for me, 1. Asked for a EH Taylor Bourbon Amaranth of the gods to be exact. Nick our waiter didn't ask me what ounce pour I wanted he told me it was $17 for a 1oz and $34 for a 2oz. I'm 99.9% sure I asked for a 1oz. Went along with dinner. Ordered the house salad with ranch to accompany the prime strip loin. Got a house salad with balsamic, he fixed that. What through me was when I got the bill a noticed I was charged for a 2oz pour, $34. When I got and asked for a 1oz pour. I brought this to Nick's attention and all he said was, "My bad."
As a front of the house manager at a local country club, if this was one of my servers I'd expect them to come get me. This did t happen either. To me this was a server padding the bill in hopes that I wouldn't notice. Needless to say lack of accountability is now a reason I won't be coming back to Char. Yea its just, $17 but the server made no attempt to correct the issue or make up for it. The pic below show the pour before anything was touched of it.
Hi Randy, I'm so sorry to hear about your recent meal! We appreciate you choosing to dine with us and regret that we failed to provide you with a memorable experience, especially on your first visit to Char. This is not the quality service we strive to provide our guests, and a manager absolutely should have become involved and rectified the situation as quickly as possible. It is disappointing to learn of our mistakes, but your feedback is helpful for us to address the issues you encountered.
Once again great food and great service .
Everything was delicious! Ordered the spicy shrimp appetizer, the scallops and carbonara entrees and the pecan crumble(?) dessert. Will definitely be back!
Our waiter was so sweet and very attentive. Best server we
Have ever had there. The food was as always delicious
I hate to leave this, but service from hostess and waitress was pretty bad, food was not good at all, especially presentation. It looked like cafeteria food. The drinks were great though!
Thank you for joining us at Char. I am sorry to hear that your experience fell short of expectations! We strive to provide our guests with an exceptional meal with service to match, so it is disappointing to hear that we came up short here. I am interested in hearing more details about your visit to determine where we can improve. Would you mind sharing specifics from your meal at your convenience? Thank you in advance for your time and feedback!
Delicious meal all the way around! The crab claws and steaks were so yummy! And the fried okra and blueberry bread pudding were so so good! We will be back soon!
My meal was a little spicy (shrimp/grits); otherwise, it was ok
Great first time experience will definitely go back
Excellent food and service. Sautéed crab claws and gumbo were fantastic.
Char never disappoints. Service is great and the food is perfect. I recommend the salmon!
Great food as always — fabulous steaks and sides.
We sat at the bar (first come, first served) and and the bartenders were great. Our food came out wrong and they offered to fix it, but we didn’t want to wait. We eat out A LOT and found this to be more expensive than other equivalent restaurants. Overall, however, I would definitely recommend it.
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Char - Nashville is rated 4.7 stars by 840 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.