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Dec 24: Brunch 10A-5P • Dec 25: Closed • Dec 31: 10A-9P • Jan 1: Brunch 10A-3P

 

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GIFT CARD SALE 11/26 - 12/4

Get a 20% bonus on all $50 gift card purchases in store or online!

HAPPY HOUR

Monday-Friday from 4-6P
Enjoy $5 Drafts, $2 off Char Cocktails, $5 off Dreaming Tree Bottles ⁠& $3 off Select Starters!

WHISKEY WEDNESDAY- Turn any Whiskey into a Manhattan or Old Fashioned at NO CHARGE! Plus... Weller Full Proof Char Exclusive 2oz pour for just $13!

 

FOOD

DINNER

(C) Char Favorite • (S) Spicy Item • (VG) Vegetarian • (GF) Gluten Free

SMALL PLATES

 

CHARCUTERIE (C) 24

seasonal assortment of meats, cheeses, preserves + pairing

served with naan bread and crackers
 

AHI TUNA STACK (S) 17

AAA grade tuna, avocado, yum yum, sriracha crunch

CEVICHE | 17

scallop + shrimp, avocado, cucumber + tomato, peppers, shallot, yuzu, wonton crisps

CALAMARI (S) | 15

salt + pepper crust, thai chili, peanuts + cilantro

OYSTERS (C) (GF) 14

4 fresh shucked, cocktail + mignonette

 

BUFFALO CAULIFLOWER (S) 13

buffalo sauce, pepperoncini
served with bleu cheese dressing

 

BRUSSELS (GF) | 10 

bacon, maple syrup, pistachio, parmesan

FRIED GOAT CHEESE (VG) 16

arugula, cranberries, pistachio, vinaigrette + balsamic

CORNBREAD (VG) | 11

whipped honey butter

PRETZELS (VG) 10

mustard crema + char cheese

POMME FRITES (VG) (GF) | 10

rosemary + truffle, garlic aioli

MUSSELS 15

chorizo, garlic cream sauce, crostini

YUM YUM SHRIMP (S) 17

slaw, yum yum sauce, almonds, sesame seeds

MEATBALLS (C) (S) 17

waygu, arrabbiata, parmesan

GOAT CHEESE (C) (VG) 14

pistachio + honey, preserves, naan

SOUP + SALAD

 

FRENCH ONION (C) 12

cabernet stock, mozzarella, naan

SEAFOOD CHOWDER (C) 13

new england style, clams, shrimp, scallops, bacon, oyster crackers

PANZANELLA SALAD (VG) | 14

local tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, red onion, cucumber, grilled baguette, basil vinaigrette

CAESAR SALAD  12

romaine, shaved parmesan, crostini

BERRY SALAD (GF) 12

romaine, fresh berries, candied pecans, goat cheese, balsamic glaze, red wine vinaigrette

BEET SALAD (C) (VG) (GF) 14

arugula, local beets, tomato, cucumber, kalamata, red onion, pepperoncini, goat cheese, red wine vinaigrette

add lobster +12 | steak +9 | grilled shrimp +8 | chicken +7 | mushrooms +5

 

dressings: ranch | blue cheese | red wine vinaigrette

MAC

sub cauliflower + 4 

CHAR MAC (C) 12

cavatappi noodles, char cheese, breadcrumbs

add lobster + 12  |  add steak + 9  |  

add grilled shrimp + 8 |  add chicken + 7 |

 add bacon +5 | add mushrooms +5 add short rib +5 |    


truffle dust + bourbon glaze upon request

MAINS

CHAR BURGER (C) | 16

local beef, short rib, char cheese, bourbon glaze, onion straw, pretzel bun, housemade chips | sub waygu or beyond +3

STEAK FRITES (GF) | 26

flank, rosemary truffle fries, garlic butter

SALMON | 27

blackened, whipped potatoes, grilled asparagus

CHICKEN + SHRIMP (C) (SP) | 28

corn cake, portobello, creole cream sauce

LOBSTER ROLL (C) | 32

hot or cold | buttered brioche roll, romaine, peppadew aioli, bacon, housemade chips

SEAFOOD PASTA  38

lobster, scallop, shrimp, mussel, alfredo, linguine, crostini

SHRIMP ALFRESCO  | 28

grilled shrimp, blistered tomato, basil cream, linguine, crostini

FILET (C) | 41

medallions, whipped potatoes, red wine demi glace, asparagus

RIBEYE (GF) | 48

baker potatoes, grilled portobello + onion, garlic aioli + soy glaze

SCALLOPS (GF) | 38

pan seared, asparagus risotto, tomato bacon jam

PORK LOIN (GF) | 29

bone-in, apple coulis, succotash

consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodbourne illness

18% gratuity added to parties of 8 or more

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DRINKS

WHISKEY

The Char Whiskey List boasts about 300 different whiskeys including a selection of Limited Release whiskeys, an Ohio Barrel Pick selection, and our regular Full Whiskey List. Enjoy your choice neat or on the rocks, or in you prefer mixed into a House Manhattan or Fashioned for $3 more.

CRAFT COCKTAILS

(C) Char Favorite • (W) Whiskey Item • (S) Spicy Item

CHAR SOUR (W) 14

four roses bourbon, simple syrup, fresh lemon, orange juice, cream, orange bitters, egg white, luxardo cherry

MAPLEHATTAN (W) (C) 14

four roses bourbon, simple syrup, fresh lemon, orange juice, cream, orange bitters, egg white, luxardo cherry

 

CHAR JULEP (W) 14

weller green label bourbon, mint, simple syrup, blackberry brandy, pomegranate molasses, lemonade 

SAZERAC (W) 14

woodford rye, absinthe, sugar, peychaud's bitters
 

BOULEVARDIER (W) 14

woodford reserve bourbon, campari, la quintinye rouge vermouth 

HOUSE MANHATTAN OR OLD FASHIONED (W) +3

made with la quintinye rouge vermouth, bitters and luxardo cherries. pick your whiskey and choose up or on the rocks.  

HOUSE WINES

Dreaming Tree Wines                 glass 9  /  bottle 29

Chardonnay | Sauvignon  Blanc 
Rose Cabernet Sauvignon Pinot Noir Crush

SPARKLING

Campo Viejo Cava Brut                                9/ 29
La Marca Prosecco                                     10 / 32

WHITE

Kim Crawford Sauv Blanc                            12/35

Hess Chardonnay                                        7 / 22

Hess Pinot Grigio                                         7 / 22

 

RED

Napa Cellars Pinot Noir                             10 / 30

Decoy Cabernet Sauvignon                      16 / 45

Prisoner Red Blend                                   25 / 75

Unshackled Red Blend                               14 / 38

 BY THE BOTTLE

Stag’s Leap Chardonnay                                  42

Stag’s Leap Cabernet Sauvignon                    75

SO BRIGHT AND PINK (C) 14

whipped vodka, framboise, housemade raspberry simple syrup, fresh lemon, egg white, soda

 

HERE COMES THE NIGHT TIME 14

orangecello, aloe liqueur, violet liqueur, black simple syrup, fresh lemon, french lemonade, shimmer

 

KEY LIME MARTINI 14

whipped vodka, fresh lime, coconut cream, pineapple, graham cracker rim

HEY JEALOUSY  (C) 14

botanical gin, pear vodka, elderflower, lemon pear marmalade, simple syrup, fresh lemon, tonic, citrus + petals sugar rim, flower ice sphere

MEZHATTAN (C) 14 

cas amigos mezcal, cointreau, la quintinye vermouth royal, cinnamon + orange bitters, flamed orange zest + luxardo cherry

 

 

NEW FASHIONED 14

clément select barrel rhum, bitter truth apricot, muddled orange + luxardo cherry, cinnamon + spiced cherry bitters, sugar cube 

 

MARGARITA 14

herradura anejo, cointreau, tres agaves organic, fresh lime, salt

 

A LITTLE HONEY (S) 14

corazon blanco, peloton mezcal, cointreau, fresh lime, tres agaves organic, pineapple, hot honey

BLOODBUZZ OHIO 14

campari, sweet vermouth, orange juice, blood orange bitters, ice sphere | choice of woodford reserve wheat, fords gin, wheatley vodka, or corazon tequila

CANS + BOTTLES


Fat Head Head Hunter                                  7.5%

Fat Head’s Bumble Berry                              5.3%
Market Garden Progress Pilsner                  
5.5%
Twin Oast Legitimate Swells        
                 6.3%

Twin Oast Oasteweizen                                4.7%

Ace Perry Cider (GF)  | Pear Cider                  5.0%

Guinness Irish Dry Stout                                 4.2%

Heineken NA                                                 0.0%

Miller Lite                                                        4.2%

Coors Light                                                     4.2%

NON-ALCOHOLIC


Free refills on fountain drinks, tea, coffee

We are proudly serving Craft '62 Sodas - all natural Craft Sodas made with only Pure Cane Sugar.

 

Craft '62 Sodas | kola, ginger ale, black cherry, root beer, lemonade

 

Soft Drinks | Diet Coke, Brewed Iced Tea, Coffee, Fiji Water, Pellegrino

               

 

 

DRAFT

 

see specials for brewery selections

 

Rotating Ohio breweries

 

 

 

LOCATION & CONTACT

Char Rocky River
19337 Detroit Road 
Rocky River, Ohio
(216) 712-4591

HOURS
Mon-Thu 4PM-10PM

Fri 4PM-11PM
Sat 10AM-11PM
Sun 10AM-9PM

PRAISE

Voted one of the "Best Burger's in Cleveland" - The Cleveland Bucket List, March 2022

Char featured on New Day Cleveland - Fox 8 Cleveland, November 2021

One of the top 25 steakhouses in Cuyahoga County! - Cleveland.com, February 2022

Rocky River's Char Offers Pretty Solid, Unsurprising Tavern Fare - Cleveland Scene, November 2020 

Char Whiskey Bar & Grille Delivers Monstrous Upscale Tavern Fare - Cleveland Magazine, March 2020

Char Whiskey Bar + Grille coming to Sweet Melissa space in Rocky River - Cleveland.com, September 2019

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WE'RE HIRING!

Char is hiring ambitious and talented people to join our staff!

Simply email us at char.rockyriver@gmail.com and include your name, phone number, position desired, and a brief summary of your related experience, and attach a resume if you have one, and we will get back to you very soon!