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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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16:30 - 10:00
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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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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of 10 enjoyed a delightful evening of delicious food, fine wine & excellent service in this private room at the Charcoal Steakhouse. The acoustics in the Tavola room provided a warm, inviting opportunity to visit without having to shout. Each course, from bruschetta to charcuterie to salads to entrees to dessert were beautifully presented & absolutely delectable.

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Thank Linda B
Calgary, Canada
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a couple of nights in the hotel across the way. Been made very welcome at the bar and also for dinner when entertaining business guests. The menu gave excellent choices and eveyone in the party commented on the great food. Will be going back.

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Thank PeteC_2010
Guelph, Canada
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What an excellent dinner we had! We're from out of town so we don't come very often - a few times over the last 30 years. We came with high expectations because of past experiences but also because Charcoal was my parents favourite restaurant going back to the 50s and 60s. The first sign of an excellent restaurant is when... More 

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Thank Steve H
kitchener
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff and food are always great. The staff actually seem to enjoy their jobs! We had app's at Martini's, and they were exceptional . We shared and loved them all. No need for dinner. Fun atmosphere the evening we went. A lot of Kitchener Ranger fans. We are season ticket holders, so it was fun. We all cried in our... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always good flavour at Charcoal or Martini's. Very good prime rib sandwich. Actually ate all the veg before I really got to the sandwich lol. Lovely quiet atmosphere to enjoy lunch.

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

Glad to hear you enjoyed. We look forward to your return. More 

Kitchener, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

February 2017: We used to count on first-rate food and service without exception. But the past few visits have had their disappointments. At our most recent dinner for 5 there were a number of problems. All the appetizers arrived together except for one, which came 5 minutes later. Then, there was a very long wait time between the appetizers and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

dinner for two was very romantic at the restaurant, good options for other places to eat (pizzeria and bar) in the same place .... menu selection was very good and wine list was excellent. Service was polite and warm .... however, parking is not the greatest and accessibility issues abound outside ...

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

Thank you for joining us and for the review. I will be sure to review and address the parking concerns you mentioned where possible. Until next time, take care. More 

Kitchener, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Great atomosphere food was amazing bit on the pricey side but well worth it, there severs were great well spoken and some were very cute

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Thank hell0bye
Dave A, General Manager at Charcoal Steak House, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us and for taking the time to review your visit. We look forward to your return. More 

Kitchener, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Wonderful restaurant service was good and the prices were great. Lots of parking as well. Great atmosphere.

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

Thank you for visiting us here at the Charcoal Steak House. Until next time, take care. More 

Ontario, Canada
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Recently spent time in Kitchener and revisited this restaurant after 15yrs. I returned with friends & my high expectations were met, if not exceeded. The great atmosphere, attentive staff & excellent food made for a very enjoyable dining experience. It's easy to see why there are no steakhouse chain restaurants competing in the area ... the Charcoal Steak House is... More 

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

Your review is a "Cut Above". Thank you so much for the feedback 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
USD 31 - USD 50
Cuisine
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, 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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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?