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Char's at Tracy Mansion

1829 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17102-2213
+1 717-213-4002
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1829 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17102-2213
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Char's is an amazing restaurant with delicious food, nice views, and excellent customer service. Came here for date night and I could not have been more pleased. They have a great menu with a selection for everyone. They have quite the selection of Martini's and...More

Thank Timothy K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recently stopped at Char's in Harrisburg. The environment is lovely, and the service is excellent. Found the staff extremely pleasant and accommodating. I think, given the prices, this is probably more of a special event sort of restaurant. But the food was certainly top notch....More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

I had a business dinner here and the food and service was stellar. The mansion itself is beautiful and historic, and the restaurant effectively uses the space. The owner talked with us for a while and gave us some great insight into the restaurant. What...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We hosted a dinner for a party of 16 at Chars. The setting was elegant. The service was first class. But the food is what made the night exceptional. From the delicious cranberry bread to start though the entrees and dessert. A memorable meal. Well...More

Thank FLTBob
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Char’s at Tracy Mansion on the last warm evening of autumn was the place to be. It was our first visit, and the restaurant was spectacular at sunset. Sitting on the porch looking out at the river and sculpture garden in the front yard area...More

Thank Dorothy H
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We have come here several times and every time we never leave disappointed. The service is top notch and personal as Char herself took time to visit with her guest. We both had the Ceasars salad with their house made dressing(yum), a shrimp small plate...More

Thank Alesia S
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We visited this restaurant for the first time during Restaurant Week. We've heard good things about it, and it didn't disappoint. The art decorating the restaurant is stunning. The wait staff was phenomenal and professional. The owner greeted us at our table after our delicious...More

Thank kimstamps
Reviewed 30 August 2017

It was our very first time to this restaurant for an important celebration. We were very excited and were served with the utmost professionalism and class. Our waiter Joel was extremely knowledgeable, answered all our questions about the restaurant and cuisine and provided a great...More

Thank Natalia W
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Along the river in a beautiful spot, elegant, sophisticated and worth the extra cost. Food was excellent.

Thank Salvatore M
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We had a group of 7 and enjoyed our time. We were originally supposed to eat on the veranda, but it was 90 degrees so they called to offer an inside table - which we took. The food was great and the service was also...More

Thank Michelle G
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Barbara P
23 February 2016|
Response from BananaTMF | Property representative |
Hi Barbara, Yes, everything is cooked to order and we can accommodate gluten and dairy free requests. Also the menu items are starred if they are gluten free. Please call with any additional questions 717-213-4002. - Shana
Melissa S
14 October 2015|
Response from BananaTMF | Property representative |
There is no dress code, but most guests are business casual.
24 June 2015|
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Response from Rosemary S | Reviewed this property |
We chose the Fixed Price Menu and enjoyed everything we had selected. My husband had the appetizer, grilled chicken and sundries tomato flatbread and it was excellent, the trout almandine, cooked perfectly and I chose the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1829 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17102-2213
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-213-4002
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Located overlooking the Susquehanna River, Char's offers inventive cuisine, impeccable service with a relaxed, dinner party atmosphere in a grandiose setting.
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