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Charcoal Steak's 'n Things


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Bread and Butter
vermont cultured butter
Grilled Honeycrisp Apple
epoisses cheese,‏ flaxseed crackers
Cream of Cauliflower Soup
pine nuts, chervil
Roasted Maitake Mushroom
fennel mash, basil-caper relish
Gem Lettuce
creamy garlic dressing, preserved lemon, ricotta salata
Scallop & Celery Root Tartare
yuzu emulsion, crispy wheat, sesame
BBQ Octopus
sunchoke, apple, pickled cabbage
Linguine Shrimp Fra Diavolo
fermented red pepper
Mushroom Carbonara
smoked casarecce, parmigiano-reggiano cheese
Pumpkin & Pork Paprikash
zucca, roasted pepitas, ricotta salata
Bologna Bolognese
radiatori, white wine, pecorino
Braised Short Rib
horseradish potatoes, swiss chard
Moulard Duck Breast
grilled golden beets, radish, sunflower soubise
Wild Striped Bass
carrots, roasted radicchio, spicy pork vinaigrette
Griggstown Chicken Fried Chicken
sausage gravy, fried egg, frisee
Brioche Doughnuts
mulled spiced apple sugar, bourbon caramel
Brown Butter Cake
honeycrisp apple, graham, butterscotch, cultured cream
Polenta Budino
chocolate mousse, walnuts, smoked salt
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love local and adore the food and BYOD policy of the restaurant on the river. With views of the river and nice atmosphere we recommend the donut dessert to share.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jacki19067
Reviewed 7 January 2019

I always enjoy this place. I particularly love the fried chicken -- it is the old fashion type of fried chicken but made with boneless chicken. One bonus is that it is a BYOB. Great atmosphere and service, easy to park and reasonable prices. My...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jbr318
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

This place has such potential. The view is amazing, the inside decor is very modern and clean feeling, the service is friendly... but the food is sorely lacking and the high prices are laughable for both the quality and the quantity you get. My mom...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MySoulsAdrift
Reviewed 6 October 2018

I have eaten here many times over the years, including today, and it's always a reliable stop. My favorite Charcoal sandwich is either a good ol' BLT or the crab cake. I also really enjoy their beet side dish (which comes with chopped walnuts and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank czb_JerseyShore
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Breakfast / brunch is the best I have had around this area, can get very busy on Sunday’s. The dinner’s I have had here have all been top notch. The menu’s are encouragingly small but cover a good spread of options and they do change...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TomS5195
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We enjoyed our breakfast at Charcoal, it was a nice clear day so and we had a window seat. My son enjoyed the chicken and waffle special while I stuck with bacon and eggs. There was a lot of food and we’ll be back!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Aya2
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to this restaurant for years. Generally speaking, the lunch and breakfast at this establishment are very good. Dinner, however, is a different story. Our dinner started off well with a very good tuna appetizer. We were hopeful that would continue. Sadly...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

So of the locals told me this place was affectionately call Dirty Dicks in the past.I have come here many times before the rebuild. It only got better after the rebuild!A great place for weekend breakfast!I would highly recommend it!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 977dennisi
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We stopped for breakfast around 10 am scrambled eggs scrapple potato, toast . What came eggs were ok but not warm , the toast was like rubber and some white stuff was spreed so thick I could scrape it off with a knife and have...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sportsplayer2244
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Fantastic meal at Charcoal last night with family. I have heard about the place for brunch, but I would say they have a wonderful dinner menu. My husband thought the portions were on the smaller side, which they were, especially for the price point. But...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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2 June 2017|
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Response from joanz359 | Reviewed this property |
No. There is not patio.The building is two stories with no outdoor dining.
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