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“INCREDIBLE EXPERIENCE”
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Char
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Ranked #22 of 1,468 Restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Both the food and the service were by far two of the best things Rochester has to offer!
Service: David the manager was just incredible when it came to knowledge and service. Really on point the entire night. Kerri(spelling??) was our server and she was also sweet and really good the entire night. (She definitely deserved a nice glass of champagne or something having to deal with us that night!)
Their staff was very polite and very in sync.

The FOOD...
You need to go, some may say it’s pricey, that’s a fact. But it was worth every dollar, you will not be disappointed. It’s truly something special from the uniqueness of their plates(the Scallop app that night with the popcorn! Kudos to the kitchen!) to the high quality cuts of steak. Their menu is packed full of beautiful dishes and foods.

The Drinks:
Nice simple seasonal cocktail with some pretty darn good drinks on it. As well as a nice selection of spirits and wines.

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Char is the number one restaurant in Rochester. The staff are polite and attentive, and the food is amazing. They always have awesome specials, as well as an incredible menu. They have two excellent rooms for corporate parties or birthdays, and are very accommodating with custom menus for food allergies or vegans. I had a birthday party of 12 people and everyone couldn’t stop talking about how good the food was and the vibe overall. Great atmosphere in all rooms. Free valet parking for dinner. The steaks are always cooked perfectly, and they do have a slight char (but not over done like other steak houses). The vegetables are always seasoned well and everything is made in house. Highly recommended. Make sure you make a reservation, especially Friday - Saturday.

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Thank EatRoCs
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

The menu is a bit pricey! The small plate I ordered because I just don't eat a ton was so delicious and perfect. I am still thinking about it.

Thank sandypI1668OT
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

We had dinner reservations for three to celebrate a birthday and upon arrival there was some confusion with the reservation, but it was resolved quickly and we were seated outdoors - prefect for people watching, and Yankee game watching! The waiter then apologized again for the reservation mix up and said the best way to make up for it was with some "sparkling," and three glasses of champagne arrived gratis. We ordered next and then fresh salted bread was delivered to the table. We chose a variety of small plates and entrees, and all were very good, and the presentation very professional. Our waiter (not sure of his name, he had a Yankees tie) and his asst were excellent and kept our waters filled and the had dirty plates removed when they were ready to be. Our birthday person had ice cream for dessert, three flavors presented wonderfully. The bill arrived and the additional glass of champagne our birthday celebrator had was not on the bill either, another nice touch. This is luxury dining so be prepared to pay premium prices, and yes as you have read it comes with premium service.

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Thank JoeKupe
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Enjoyed Sunday brunch with friends at Char. Service somewhat slow, but we didn't mind as we were enjoying our conversation with friends. Collectively we ordered: Belgium Waffles with jam, Burger with fried egg and fries, 3-egg omelet with potatoes and toast and the Crab Benedict. All excellent, and we would reorder.

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Thank Snert41
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