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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
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“steak” (80 reviews)
“pecan pie” (13 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
4500 I 55 N Ste 142, Jackson, MS 39211-5965
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1 - 10 of 356 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We brought a rowdy bunch of business folks in on a Tuesday night and all thing considered the restaurant did a very good job. Given it was a slow night, we were given a private room in the back of the restaurant. We had worked...More

Thank Mike J
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Mike, Thank you for hosting your event with us, and for sharing your feedback. While I am pleased to hear that your group enjoyed the dinner overall, it sounds as though there were a few snafus on our end that could have made for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have started getting the gumbo at Char for our family during the holidays. I just decided to pick some up one Thanksgiving and now its a MUST for most of our family annual gatherings. They even pack it in my rolling cooler for me...More

Thank Connie C
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Connie, Thank you for the review! We're honored to hear our gumbo has earned a spot on your table for special celebrations. It's one of our most popular menu items, and it's wonderful to know that you and your family enjoy it as much...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the filet special with crab cake. One of the best filets I have ever eaten and absolutely THE best crab cake I have ever eaten, and I'm from New Orleans. Also, I cannot remember eating a better pecan pie. Service was excellent, provided by...More

1  Thank DaBigG
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, Thank you for the five stars! It's a pleasure to hear that both food and service were enjoyed during your recent visit to CHAR. It sounds like you enjoyed a delicious meal from start to finish-- a piece of pecan pie is always a...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Char is our only Jackson eatery. I usually order a filet; husband gets grilled seafood; experienced, personable waiters make our meal special. Experienced chefs never fail. If you want a fantastic experience, whether small or intimate, or large and fun, go to Char.More

Thank Janelle C
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Hi Janelle, Thank you for the review! We appreciate your patronage and are pleased to hear that both food and service are always enjoyed. Thanks again for the five stars; we hope to see you and your husband back again in the future. Ali Gensert...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Char has always been a very consistent quality restaurant. The one in Jackson maintains their standard. The filet and red fish were cooked perfectly. Of course, I need to mention the double cut brownie and vanilla bean ice cream!More

Thank Updogz
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Hello, Thank you for your kind words! We appreciate the five stars and are pleased to hear that both food and service are always enjoyed. The brownie is definitely worth mentioning-- it's a personal favorite! Thanks again for the review; we hope to see you...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

Very good food, great service, great location. The steaks are always perfect - very romantic and perfect for couples.

Thank Gene H
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Hi Gene, Thank you for the review! We're thrilled to hear that both food and service are always enjoyed. We appreciate your patronage and hope to see you back for another visit soon! Ali Gensert CHAR

Reviewed 24 July 2017

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
4Top_Hospitality, Manager at Char Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Hello, Thank you for the review! It's a pleasure to hear your visits to CHAR have been worthy of five stars. It sounds like you've sampled many of our favorite dishes-- the fried green tomatoes are always a great beginning to any meal! Thanks again...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017 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 26 June 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
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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