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Char Restaurant

4500 I 55 N Ste 142, Jackson, MS 39211-5965
+1 601-956-9562
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“steak” (78 reviews)
“pecan pie” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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4500 I 55 N Ste 142, Jackson, MS 39211-5965
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice atmosphere, white tablecloths, great southern food! Favorite appetizers are: Gumbo, fried green tomatoes (of course), spinach crisps, crab claws and REAL (not breading/fillers) crab cakes ;) Fav salads: med rare steak & bleu, Asian Ahi Tuna, fried chicken-strawberries. Fav sandwich: Beefeater (add bleu cheese...More

Thank cbomar1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tuesday's beef short rib special is fabulous. Fall off the bone tender. Bad thing is I have more than one dog so they get jealous if I can't find a second. The staff I usually helpful in finding another. I like it since they expanded...More

Thank jdhahn69
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for the review! It's a pleasure to hear both food and service were enjoyed during your recent visit to CHAR. The short ribs are definitely a winner-- they're a personal favorite of mine as well! We thank you again for taking the...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I specifically chose this restaurant based on reviews and the menu. Everything we had from appetizers to main fish to the sides were excellent. Also our waiter Ryan was very attentive and helped us make the difficult choices we made because there...More

Thank LAB-NM
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Hello, Thank you for the review! It's a pleasure to hear both food and service were enjoyed during your recent visit. Ryan is a valuable member of our team, and we'll be sure to share your kind remarks with him. Thanks again for the five...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017

The Detectives Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre performs a lot at Char. I've had the pleasure of playing the villain and dying for a great meal here several times. While waiting to perform, we hang out in the bar. There's always some great piano players here...More

Thank JCVanhelsing
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Hello, Thank you for the five stars! We're thrilled to hear both food and service have been on point during your visits-- it's always a pleasure hosting the actors from The Detectives for our Murder Mystery Dinners. Thanks again for the review; we hope to...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Char is a favorite for steak and great service. Tonight my hunny ordered The Chop, a 14oz pork chop served over garlic mashed potatoes. She loved it.

Thank dth9230
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Hello, Thank you for the five-star review! It's a pleasure to hear you enjoyed both food and service during your recent visit to CHAR-- the chop is pretty hard to beat! We look forward to seeing you back again soon. Ali Gensert CHAR

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I've visited this establishment quite regularly and have never had a bad experience. Food is served hot and fresh. The variety is great for all types of diets. The ambiance is wonderful with mostly professional, respectable patrons. The musical ensemble that plays during Sunday brunch...More

Thank Katina M
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Hi Katina, Thank you for such a nice review! From food to service, it's a pleasure to hear your experiences at CHAR have been five-star ones. We appreciate your patronage and hope to see you back for some crab claws soon! Ali Gensert CHAR

Reviewed 9 May 2017

The food was memorable, the cocktails were perfection and the atmosphere was so relaxing and well suited for conversation.

Thank J_Daniel_Nl_
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for the five stars! It's wonderful to hear you enjoyed your meal as well as the ambience during your recent visit to CHAR. We look forward to seeing you again in the future! Ali Gensert CHAR

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Came with VBT tours and were very pleased. Food was excellent and service was excellent Handled a large group without a problem

Thank Camprx
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thank you for the five stars! We appreciate you choosing CHAR during your recent visit to Jackson and are pleased to hear your group enjoyed both food and service. We hope you'll come see us again next time you're in town! Ali Gensert CHAR

Reviewed 4 May 2017

I took an old friend to Char for her birthday about a week ago. I had grilled chicken. She had a salad that featured blue cheese. The chicken was over cooked and the salad had just a little Blue Cheese. The waitress was excellent in...More

Thank Smitty S
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Hi Smitty, Thank you for your recent visit to Char. I am sorry to hear that we fell short on providing a five-star experience for you and your guest. We never want our guests leaving disappointed with their meal, and I regret how this impacted...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went to Char as a last minute choice. We enjoyed the night and the food was great. My husband loves steaks so he ordered the biggest they offered. When I say we enjoyed each other's dinner we did. I was expecting...More

Thank nashekia
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi Nashekia, Thank you for your recent visit to Char; we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your dinner! Next time, be sure to save room for the pecan pie - it's worth a return visit on its own! We appreciate you taking the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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