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CHAR Steakhouse

14 S Washington Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3315
+1 931-520-2427
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Steakhouse, Bar
$$ - $$$
14 S Washington Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3315
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Best restaurant gourmet meal in a long time. Excellent rib eye and filet steak. Scott, our waiter, was as good as they get. Highly recommend.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

When you first walk in you’re greeted with perfect lighting and friendly faces. Our server was friendly and knew exactly what he was doing! We ordered the fried mushrooms to start and I don’t know that we’ve ever had any so good or with such...More

Thank Tiffany T
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Chars is a great place to get together with friends or family.. the food is so delicious and the staff is so friendly.

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

This was our third time trying Char, really thought we'd find something there we liked, third times a charm after all, right? Wrong. This lunch was overrated and over priced for the quality. We ordered burgers this time, thinking they couldn't screw those up too...More

Thank PaParty
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We decided to try Char for lunch. Nice atmosphere, super helpful and friendly server. Food was great! I had the Crab Cake BLT. I love a good crab cake plus I love a good BLT so I figured how could I go wrong with this...More

Thank SealTN
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It had been a long time since I had been to Cookeville. I was driving through on I-40 and decided to grab a bite to eat. My wife and I both got steaks. She went on and on about hers was one of the best...More

Thank cubfaninco
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I should have listened to others reviews regarding service.... arrived @ 8:30 pm, finally had a server stop by at 8:45. Made orders for dinner and she brought 1 salad @ 9:15. At 9:30 I got up from table to find anyone to help "locate"...More

1  Thank PLWKW
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I have lived 62 years and this was the worst piece of meat I have ever been served. Pure grizzle and fat. Salad was excellent as was the mushrooms. Service was incredibly slow and inattentive. No comment when I indicated how bad the steak was....More

Thank pugvol
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We were there for an open mic night and the collection of local artists was amazing and most of all a very relaxed environment. They have a lot to choose from in the way of food and beverages, with local brewery on tap. Was an...More

1  Thank XploitLife
Reviewed 9 August 2017

On my first night traveling west to New Mexico, I stayed in Cookeville and on the recommendation of a friend tried the Char Steakhouse. It was good, but not what I would call outstanding.

Thank Sharon E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 S Washington Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501-3315
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cookeville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-520-2427
  • E-mail
CH Steak Lounge is a newly rebranded, locally owned and operated Steakhouse on the square in downtown Cookeville, TN. Boasting the best steaks in the region as well as the best all around dining experience in town, CHAR has quickly become THE local hot spot for great food, cold drinks, and the best live music in town.
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