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Char Steak House

777 US Highway 202, Raritan, NJ 08869-1421
+1 908-707-1777
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good25%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
5 days ago
“Decent fair and great service”
2 weeks ago
“Middle of the road, overpriced ”
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American, Steakhouse
777 US Highway 202, Raritan, NJ 08869-1421
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Reservation was for prime time 6pm and the place was hopping! I could not park in the lot and had to find a spot down and around corner. We were sat right away and got a real comfy booth. The waitress was great got us...More

Thank Eforce1962
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, we took a friend for a birthday treat and went away somewhat dissatisfied. Our server was just barely ok, she did not check to see that we had prearranged a birthday desert and consequently that surprise didn't happen, and she made a mistake in...More

Thank lavendernj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Agree with last review. A tough one. This has a good convenient location for business dinners. They are trying hard to be a NYC steak house (which goes as far as bringing in girls from the city to work the front, strange), but the food...More

2  Thank Todd T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was very good, though not as great as it should be at these prices. Wine prices are especially high. Service is good, but not very personable. The fellow providing the bread came around only once... which was fine by us cause we did...More

2  Thank njdogdad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quick review of Char Steakhouse! The occasion was for my wife's birthday and our 2 children was there to celebrate her birthday! Overall, we were quite satisfied with the vast majority of what I look for in a restaurant! With the exception...More

Thank KMI63
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Well it was our anniversary and where to go Duh CHAR ! An amazing meal served by a terrific server named Isabella, quite an impressive bright young lady. It was a real treat I ordered a 3 pound lobster - out of the shell Ruthie...More

Thank MarcTuna127
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We went to the restaurant with a party of 6 and with suggestions of friends. We ordered lots of appetizers and main meal steak, appetizers like mushrooms,fries,baby rip and onion soup. Soup was ok but not the best to salty,steaks was very good and really...More

Thank vedatzor
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Crowded restaurant with disorganized and confused staff. Food ok. Nobody finished their meal. My salmon was overcooked. Steak was ordered med-rare and was delivered closer to well done and chewey. Wedge salad was good (hard to screw up), and dessert wasn't bad either (creme brule')....More

Thank The_Long_Road
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Dining at this establishment is upscale and outstanding. All of the meals, wine and service was great. Of course, it comes at a price to match.

Thank Janice R
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Do not go to steak houses often but have to say that Char never disappoints. Great bar service. My Manhattan was very good. Wait staff was great. My dry aged NY strip was delicious. Sea food tower was exceptional. One of our group had his...More

Thank jjmad2016
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What's the dress code?
27 July 2016|
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Response from Igle5 | Reviewed this property |
Casual dress code, but just keep in mind steaks and lamb not quality prime cut meat. All side dishes are ala carte . Be prepared to spend money on average service and poor quality meat. Good luck!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 777 US Highway 202, Raritan, NJ 08869-1421
    (First Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Raritan stop on the New Jersey Transit Raritan Valley Line.
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Raritan
  • Phone Number: +1 908-707-1777
  • E-mail