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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%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“steak” (80 reviews)
“pecan pie” (12 reviews)
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 21 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 12 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 8 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 26 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 22 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 26 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

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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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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