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Char Restaurant

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4500 I 55 N Ste 142, Jackson, MS 39211-5965 (E Northside Dr.)
+1 601-956-9562
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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43 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I get the same meal every time I visit Char. Tenderloin, wedge salad, the asparagus with mushrooms and a potato. The bleu cheese on the wedge is beyond excellent. The filet is excellent as well. Service- usually very good but a few misses here and there. One of the nicer restaurants in Jackson.

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Thank Pamela V
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Pamela, Thank you for your recent visit to Char! We love hearing that you enjoyed the Wedge Salad so much - it is one of my favorites as well. I am sorry that we have not provided consistent service. We strive to provide a friendly, professional service team for each of our guests, so it is disappointing to hear... More 

Vicksburg MS
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286 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to Char several years ago, sat in the bar, and quite honestly, were not especially impressed (admittedly somewhat biased toward Bravo that is almost right next door); our brunch there yesterday was a totally different experience. We had reservations, and needed them, and were seated by the window, a nice seating area, brighter and quieter than the... More 

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Thank smileyreb
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for joining us for brunch at Char! I am thrilled to hear that this experience changed your mind about our restaurant. It sounds as though Betsy gave you expert service, which we will happily share with the management team. Your food choices sound perfect - the blackfish is one of my personal favorites. I do apologize for... More 

Jackson, Mississippi
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service. Friendly staff. Steaks are great with a solid offering of fresh fish. Pork chop is also delicious. Gumbo is a must. Very much like Houstons in Nola and Memphis. Generous cocktail pours. Wine list could be better. Great restaurant!

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Thank PiaFidelis
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your recent visit to Char! I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your entrees and cocktails so thoroughly--it sounds as though you made excellent menu selections. We make it our priority to provide our guests with a relaxing, satisfying dining experience, so it's gratifying to receive such positive feedback. Thank you for taking the time... More 

Atoka, Tennessee
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant! Best wedge salad I have had, offered the smaller portion which wasn't on menu so that was nice if waitress and smaller portion was size of a normal portion at other places! Mom had crab claws off app menu and they were the best I have had. Had burger with fries very good, and sis had grilled chicke.... More 

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Thank Marie P
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Marie, Thank you for joining us for a meal at Char! I'm thrilled that you and your family were able to enjoy such a pleasant evening with us--it sounds as though you made excellent menu choices. We make it a priority to provide meals that are both delicious and satisfying, so it's gratifying to receive such enthusiastic feedback! Thank... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had to make a quick trip to Jackson and had no idea where to eat lunch. I was looking for a upscale restaurant that could accommodate a glass of wine and a small plate or salad option. I luckily was in the Richland area and close to Char Restaurant. Great find!!! Easy !!!! Great food with a large selection of... More 

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Thank ElizabethJoyce
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Elizabeth, Thank you for joining us for lunch at Char! I'm overjoyed that you had such a pleasant dining experience with us--your enthusiasm is catching! We put a lot of energy into creating a menu that is both easily navigable and widely varied, to accommodate for the diversity of our guests' palates, so it's wonderful to receive such positive... More 

Windermere, Florida
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157 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed a nice cut of beef (filet) cooked and seasoned very well, however the meal as a whole was not what I had hoped. The server and the busser/runner appeared to be heavy smokers, so every time each of them came to our table, the smell of cigarette smoke was prevalent and lingered - not very pleasant when your... More 

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Thank Lorraine B
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Lorraine, I am sorry to hear that your recent meal at Char was underwhelming. We work hard to provide guests with a deliciously prepared meal in a welcoming environment, so it is disappointing to hear that we fell short here. We take all of our guests' feedback seriously and will be addressing the issues you encountered. Are you able... More 

Gulfport, Mississippi
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Food is good but the bar is where it is at. Ample parking and generous pours. They have a live pianist who seems to keep the room lively with ambient music, not to loud. A bit expensive but a great place to get a drink and decompress

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Thank Rorozco999
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the kind review! It sounds like you had a lovely evening in our lounge area - the pianist certainly adds to the ambiance, and we're thrilled to hear that you found the music to be enjoyable. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and look forward to seeing you in again soon! Ali... More 

Tupelo, Mississippi, Usa
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Great service and tasty food. My daughter ordered the crab claw appetizer. After only a short time, the manager brought the claws and apologized for our wait. He said he was taking care of the appetizer since we had to wait. We were surprised since it had not been that long of wait. Our meal was prepared to perfection. We... More 

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Thank Donna W
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Donna, Thank you for your joining us for dinner at Char! I'm glad that your found your food and service so pleasant--we work hard to provide our guests with excellent meals as well as attentive and professional service, so your positive remarks are very gratifying. While it sounds as though you weren't too upset by the inconvenience, I'm pleased... More 

Greenville, Mississippi
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Food was over-all pretty good, but when we went there the waitress could not seem to get our order straight after two or more tries. Some in our party gave up and ate the food the did not order or want, but everyone else at the table was being polite and not eating until all were served, so their foo... More 

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Thank Martha W
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Martha, I am so sorry to hear about your recent visit to Char. We hold our service team to high standards, so it is disappointing to hear that we fell short in providing professional, attentive service during your meal. I'd love to chat with you in further detail; would you mind emailing me at ali.gensert@amerigo.net at your convenience? I... More 

Jackson, Mississippi
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a Very Nice restaurant. The atmosphere is serene... They also have a Bar (with a piano player) in it's own area of the restaurant and you can order your meal and a drink to eat at the bar. If you like chocolate, they have a brownie that will cure that craving. The food is good and flavorful.

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Thank deejohnmin
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your recent visit to Char! I'm delighted that you enjoyed your experience so thoroughly (I must admit, the brownie is my go-to pick-me-up). We place great importance on providing our guests with a pleasant ambiance as well as attentive service and delicious and satisfying meals, so your enthusiasm for the atmosphere and decor is very gratifying.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4500 I 55 N Ste 142, Jackson, MS 39211-5965
    (E Northside Dr.)
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 601-956-9562
Description
Char restaurant offers modern Southern cuisine with distinct spirit and charm. Char offers great lunch specials during the week and a jazz brunch on Sunday. Our specialties include USDA Prime and Choice cuts of beef, veal and lamb, along with seafood and shellfish roasted to perfection. At Char we give you excellent service and food in a warm and entertaining atmosphere. Char is locally owned by the same folks that brought you Amerigo Italian Restaurant, Sombra Mexican Kitchen, Anjou Restaurant and Saltine Oyster Bar. Located in Highland Village, Char offers reservations and private dining rooms for special events. If you prefer to host your event at your venue of choice, we'll bring fine dining to you! Char offers delivery and full-service catering options for groups of any size. Our Sales Manager will work with you to create a customized menu with flawless execution of your special day.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?