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Char's at Tracy Mansion

1829 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17102-2213
+1 717-213-4002
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1829 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17102-2213
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hosted a dinner for a party of 16 at Chars. The setting was elegant. The service was first class. But the food is what made the night exceptional. From the delicious cranberry bread to start though the entrees and dessert. A memorable meal. Well...More

Thank FLTBob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Char’s at Tracy Mansion on the last warm evening of autumn was the place to be. It was our first visit, and the restaurant was spectacular at sunset. Sitting on the porch looking out at the river and sculpture garden in the front yard area...More

Thank Dorothy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have come here several times and every time we never leave disappointed. The service is top notch and personal as Char herself took time to visit with her guest. We both had the Ceasars salad with their house made dressing(yum), a shrimp small plate...More

Thank Alesia S
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We visited this restaurant for the first time during Restaurant Week. We've heard good things about it, and it didn't disappoint. The art decorating the restaurant is stunning. The wait staff was phenomenal and professional. The owner greeted us at our table after our delicious...More

Thank kimstamps
Reviewed 30 August 2017

It was our very first time to this restaurant for an important celebration. We were very excited and were served with the utmost professionalism and class. Our waiter Joel was extremely knowledgeable, answered all our questions about the restaurant and cuisine and provided a great...More

Thank Natalia W
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Along the river in a beautiful spot, elegant, sophisticated and worth the extra cost. Food was excellent.

Thank Salvatore M
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We had a group of 7 and enjoyed our time. We were originally supposed to eat on the veranda, but it was 90 degrees so they called to offer an inside table - which we took. The food was great and the service was also...More

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I had heard from several people that this restaurant was very good so of course I wanted to try it. I love food and thoroughly enjoy eating at new places. The restaurant itself wasn't anything special. Many tables were crowded into a room. There were...More

1  Thank Martin0228
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Had dinner here with my wife. I was between 4 and 5 stars, but in the end the entrees were worth five. We got reservations late and ended up at table in the bar section, but it wasn't an issue. The starters were good, small...More

1  Thank jim t
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My husband and I were here for dinner three years ago. We had a wonderful time and I rated it 5 stars. We happened to be in the area again so we returned hoping to have an equally good experience. Sadly, it was not anywhere...More

1  Thank cms1012
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Questions & Answers
Barbara P
23 February 2016|
Response from BananaTMF | Property representative |
Hi Barbara, Yes, everything is cooked to order and we can accommodate gluten and dairy free requests. Also the menu items are starred if they are gluten free. Please call with any additional questions 717-213-4002. - Shana
Melissa S
14 October 2015|
Response from BananaTMF | Property representative |
There is no dress code, but most guests are business casual.
24 June 2015|
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Response from Rosemary S | Reviewed this property |
We chose the Fixed Price Menu and enjoyed everything we had selected. My husband had the appetizer, grilled chicken and sundries tomato flatbread and it was excellent, the trout almandine, cooked perfectly and I chose the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 50
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1829 N Front St, Harrisburg, PA 17102-2213
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-213-4002
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Located overlooking the Susquehanna River, Char's offers inventive cuisine, impeccable service with a relaxed, dinner party atmosphere in a grandiose setting.
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