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Charcoal Steak House

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2980 King St E, Kitchener, Ontario N2A 1A9, Canada (Fairway Road North)
+1 519-893-6570
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11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 16:30 - 10:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Caledonia, Canada
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a pre fixed menu but it was very good. I enjoyed the night very much. But they ran out of mints at the end of night, i heard they were great wished i asked for them to fill the bowl!

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Thank Michele A
Ontario, Canada
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Charcoal is a well-known restaurant and it has been around for some time now. They have certainly lived up to their excellent reputation! We celebrated my Mom's 70th Birthday there and everyone was extremely pleased with their meals. Many of us ordered the escargot or calamari appetizers. We had a variety of steaks for the main course (I had the... More 

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Thank SonjaMD
Dave A, General Manager at Charcoal Steak House, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words, and for celebrating your Mom's special day with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Windsor, Canada
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best steak dinner in Kitchener-Waterloo . Went there with my son for his birthday dinner October 2015

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Thank NLBlair
Dave A, General Manager at Charcoal Steak House, responded to this review

Thank you, and we hope to see you soon. More 

Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Imagine a place to dine where the ambiance is comfortable and quite. No loud music playing in the background, making you think you've entered a dance club not a fine restaurant; no hard surface walls which echo every conversation taking place; seating with enough room between tables that you're not on top of your neighbours. The food is standard steak... More 

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Thank James M
Dave A, General Manager at Charcoal Steak House, responded to this review

Solid review. Thank you. More 

Woodstock
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was excellent, Prime Rib cooked to perfection, outstanding selection of appetizers. The pace the food which it was served and the temperature of the food was very timely , seems to me that someone was watching and keeping track to inform the serving waiter to attend the table. AWESOME EXPERIENCE

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Thank Anselm A
Dave A, General Manager at Charcoal Steak House, responded to this review

Glad to hear you had an awesome experience. Thank you for joining us. More 

Oakville, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I won a gift card to this restaurant The good was amazing. Expensive but well worth the money. Our steaks were done perfectly. Our appetizers were good as well If you want a old world, upscale, place to eat as a couple. This is well worth the little higher prices. The gift card we received was for... More 

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Thank lBullL
Dave A, General Manager at Charcoal Steak House, responded to this review

Congrats on the win. See you soon. More 

Ontario, Canada
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The overall experience was very good indeed. We were seated promptly upon arrival as the reservations were made through the OpenTable app. It was very convent with a follow up email for confirmation & a reminder on the day of the reservation. Our server was friendly & efficient & we never felt rushed. Our meal was cooked to order as... More 

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Thank Cougar152
Dave A, General Manager at Charcoal Steak House, responded to this review

Happy belated birthday. Thank you for the positive review. More 

Stratford, Canada
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197 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charcoal is one of those restaurants perfect for a special occasion. very romantic atmosphere, great food and an excellent selection of wine. one of the more expensive choices in town, but worth every penny. Portion sizes are very satisfying and the staff is always great. expect to pay over $150 for 2 people with alcohol

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Thank Mike R
Dave A, General Manager at Charcoal Steak House, responded to this review

Thank you Mike R. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Gravenhurst, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a friend for her birthday and had a very enjoyable evening. The service was excellent as well as the food. The ambience was very appealing. Would go there next time we are in Kitchener.

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Thank Betty W
Dave A, General Manager at Charcoal Steak House, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us. Look forward to your return. More 

Hamilton, Canada
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a nice relaxing evening in the private room that was enjoyed by all allowing us to have our own conversation and laughs together. Service was top notch and environment was impressionable. Food was a little disappointing – the Harvest beet salad was really tasty but the sirloin steak was a little grizzly and tougher than expected. The small onions... More 

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Dave A, General Manager at Charcoal Steak House, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. My apologies you were disappointed with your meal. I have reached out to you privately, and hope to hear from you soon. 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
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 10:00
Monday
16:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:00
Thursday
16:30 - 10:00
11:30 - 14:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
Saturday
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2980 King St E, Kitchener, Ontario N2A 1A9, Canada
    (Fairway Road North)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Kitchener
  • Phone Number: +1 519-893-6570

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?