CHAR

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At Grand View Lodge’s steakhouse, CHAR, you will experience classic traditions seared with flavors that sizzle. Committed to excellence, we source only the finest ingredients. Here you will find premium craft steaks, along with local fish and produce—prepared with care. CHAR also features Minnesota beer, spirits, and a unique selection of Old World, New World, and Minnesota wines. Smoked, seared, roasted, or grilled; we let our craft speak for itself.

SUMMER

Monday-Saturday | 5:30-9:00pm

Hours subject to change without notice.

BEGINNINGS

Walleye Wild Rice Cake Hemp Seed Tabbouleh, Lemon Caper Remoulade | 13 | gf

Shrimp Cocktail Traditional Cocktail Sauce, Lemons | 14 | gf

Artisan Cheese Platter Artisan Cheeses, Fruit, Local Honey, Flatbread, Quince, Fig Jam | 18

Flatbread Strawberries, Pickled Red Onions, Baby Arugula, Brie, Pignoli Nuts, Balsamic Glaze | 11 | v

Warm Crab Dip Grilled French Bread | 13


SOUP AND SIDE SALAD

Lobster Bisque Crème Fraiche | 8

Summer Salad Mixed Greens, Watermelon, Feta, Pickled Onions, Pepitas,
Mint-apple Vinaigrette | 8 | v

Caesar Salad Chopped Romaine, Garlic Croutons, Shaved Parmesan | 8 | v


SPECIALTY SALADS

Seafood Cobb Poached Shrimp, Scallops, Romaine, Tomatoes, Hard-boiled Eggs, Bacon, Avocado, Creamy Dijon Dressing | 19

Caprese Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil, Mixed Greens, Balsamic Reduction, EVOO,
Cracked Black Pepper | 12 | Add Chicken - 4 | Add Shrimp - 6 | gf v


SIGNATURE HAND-CUT STEAKS

SERVED WITH GRILLED ASPARAGUS

Roasted Prime Rib Certified Piedmontese Garlic Au Jus, Horseradish Cream | 12oz - 32 | 16oz - 38* | gf

7oz Filet Mignon Revier Black Angus | 44* | gf

14oz NY Strip Certified Angus Beef | 40* | gf

14oz Ribeye Steak Revier Black Angus | $44* | gf

Add 3 Jumbo Shrimp Scampi to any of the above | 10 | gf


FROM THE GRILL

SERVED WITH GRILLED ASPARAGUS

8oz Flat Iron Steak Revier Black Angus | 30 | gf

22oz Pork Tomahawk Belly On, Mango Salsa, Ancho BBQ | 35* | gf

16oz Porterhouse Revier Black Angus | $46* | gf

20oz Tanque Verde Ribeye Dry Aged Certified Black Angus | 58+ | gf

Add 3 Jumbo Shrimp Scampi to any of the above | 10 | gf

Toppers | 2 ea
Blue Cheese, Green Peppercorn Sauce, Cabernet Goat Cheese Butter, Wild Mushrooms, Chimichurri


FIELD AND STREAM

SERVED WITH GRILLED ASPARAGUS

Pan-Seared Arctic Char Blackberry Ginger Sauce | 28 | gf

Cote Family Walleye Pan-fried, Broiled, or Blackened, Bacon-braised Sweet Corn | 27

Dry Rub Ribs GVL BBQ Sauce | 23 | gf

Roasted Hen Whole Grain Mustard Cream | 24


PASTA

Quinoa Butternut Squash, Dried Cranberries, Kale, Pepitas, Chevre | 22 | gf v

Wild Mushroom Trottole Trottole Pasta, Edamame, Roasted Red Peppers,
Baby Arugula, Cream | 22 | v
Add Chicken - 4 | Add Shrimp - 6


SIDES

GREAT FOR SHARING! | 7 ea

MINNESOTA WILD RICE PILAF Green Onions, Cranberries, Toasted Almonds | gf v

Spaghetti Squash Au Gratin | gf v

Wild Mushrooms Garlic Butter, Chives | gf v

Twice-Baked Au Gratin | gf

Creamed Spinach | gf v

Baked Potato | gf v


gf Gluten Friendly | v Vegetarian

*$10 upcharge for MAP guests. | + $15 upcharge for MAP guests.


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WINES BY THE BOTTLE

REDS

Coppola ‘Directors Cut’ Cabernet Alexander Valley 2014 | 45

Ghost Pines Cabernet Napa/Sonoma 2015 | 50

Roth Estate Cabernet Alexander Valley 2015 | 55

Charles Krug Cabernet Napa 2014 | 60

Whitehall Lane Cabernet Napa 2014 | 70

Jordan Cabernet Alexander Valley 2013 | 90

Cakebread Cellars Cabernet Napa 2014 | 100

Picket Fence Pinot Noir Russian River 2014 | 40

Ponzi Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2014 | 60

Whitehall Lane Winery Merlot Napa 2013 | 50

1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel Aged Zinfandel California 2015 | 40

Black Slate Priorat (Garnacha, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah) Spain 2014 | 35

Yalumba ‘The Scribbler’ (Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz) Barossa 2014 | 40

Whitehall Lane Tre Leoni (Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah) Napa 2015 | 45

Trinchero ‘Mario’s Cabernet Napa 2013 | 9

Jones of Washington Merlot Wahluke Slope 2012 | 35

The Pessimist Blend (Syrah, Petite Sirah, Zinfandel & Tannat) Paso Robles 2017 | 40

The Prisoner (Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petite Sirah, Syrah, Charbono) Napa 2016 | 70

Damilano Lecinquevigne Barolo Piedmont 2013 | 75


WHITES, SPARKLING, ROSE

Blu Prosecco Italy | 25

Korbel Brut Sonoma | 30

Argyle Brut Oregon 2012 | 45

Dom Perignon Epernay 2003 | 200

Murphy Goode Minnesota Cuvee Chardonnay Sonoma 2014 | 30

Wente ‘Riva Ranch’ Chardonnay Livermore 2015 | 40

Chalk Hill Chardonnay Sonoma 2016 | 45

Rombauer Chardonnay Carneros 2016 | 60

Ferrari-Carano Pinot Grigio Sonoma 2016 | 30

Three Brooms Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2017 | 30

Trinchero “Mary’s” Sauvignon Blanc Napa 2016 | 40


CELLAR SELECTION REDS

Andrea Orberto, Barolo Vingneto Rocche Piedmont DOCG 2011 | 150
Fruity aroma enhanced by a lively acidity with notes of leather and graphite.

Shafer ‘One Point Five’ Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2013 | 150
Round aromas of dark fruit and herbs followed by a mouth-filling blend of blackberry, black cherry, balsamic-infused strawberry, blueberry, cassis,herbs and mocha.

Cade Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2013 | 160
Aromas of chocolate covered cherries, rose, raspberries, blueberry, and coco nibs. The palate is dense, rich, and thick.

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars ‘SLV’ Napa 2013 | 200
Aromas of dark chocolate, currant, date, licorice and baking spice. The wine is full bodied with layered, complex flavors of black currant, wild berry, graphite and vanilla that lead to a bold, yet silky finish.

Goldschmidt Vineyard ‘Game Ranch’ Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville/Napa 2012 | 225
Deep ruby-black; bright fruit aromas of plum and cherry jump from the glass. Also shows mocha, caramel, and violet accents. Fresh pomegranate, cherry, and raspberry flavors are beautifully framed in French Oak.

Opus One Napa 2013 | 400
Elegantly balanced, the acidity and core structure deliver a persistent finish with hints of dark chocolate.

Shafer ‘Hillside Select’ Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2011 | 350
Notes of subtle burning charcoal, blueberry, blackberry, and graphite, it has a bordelaise minerality with a Napa richness.

O’Shaunessy Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain 2015 | 175
Inky purple to the rim, with notes of white flowers, licorice, forest floor and graphite, this wine exhibits classic mulberry, blackberry and blackcurrant fruit.

Leonetti Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla 2012 | 200
Beautifully complex, sultry nose of dark fruits, including plum and cassis with dried herbs. 96 pts.


MINNESOTA WINES

Carlos Creek Winery Minnescato! Alexandria | 25
Moscato style wine made from Cold Hearty grape varieties. Fun, fruity, sparkling, and delicious.

Chankaska Creek Marquette Kasota 2015 | 30
Bold red wine bright with cherry, lavender, smoke, and spice

Carlos Creek Winery Harvest Red Alexandria 2015 | 30
A blend of Minnesota grapes, this medium bodied wine with light tannins is a delicious and easy drinking red.


WINES BY THE GLASS

WHITES & SPARKLING
Blu Prosecco Italy, NV | 8

Lunetta Prosecco Italy, NV | 8

Caposaldo Moscato Italy, NV | 7

Ferrari Carano Rosé Sonoma 2017 | 7

Cavazza Pinot Grigio Italy 2018 | 7

Two Mountain Riesling Washington 2018 | 8

Seven Terraces Sauvignon Blanc New Zealand 2018 | 9

Sand Point Chardonnay Lodi 2017 | 8

Chalk Hill Chardonnay Sonoma 2017 | 12


REDS
Steelhead Pinot Noir California 2016 | 8

Basel Cellars Merlot Washington 2016 | 10

Drumheller Cabernet Sauvignon Washington 2016 | 8

Chop Shop Cabernet Sauvignon California 2016 | 12

1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel Aged Zinfandel California 2016 | 10

Two Mountain Hidden Horse Washington 2015 | 9


25 for $25

Complete your meal with one of our specially selected wines offered at the value price of $25.

REDS

Les Volets Pays d’Oc, France 2016

J Lohr Falcon’s Perch Pinot Noir Monterey 2016

Grati Chianti Italy 2016

OZV Zinfandel Lodi 2017

Gota de Arena Tempranillo Red Blend Spain 2016

Wente, Sandstone Merlot Livermore 2014

Hello World Petit Verdot Spain 2015

Kaiken Malbec Argentina 2017

Silk & Spice Syrah Blend Portugal 2016

Smashberry (Merlot, Cabernet, Petite Sirah) California 2016

Domaine Rouge Bleu Dentelle (Carignan-Grenache) France 2012

Murphy Goode Red Blend California 2013

Juan Gil Monastrell Jumilla, Spain 2016

Toad Hollow Cabernet Sauvignon Lodi 2016

Barnard Griffin Cabernet Sauvignon Washington 2015

Wente Southern Hills Cabernet Sauvignon Livermore 2016

Joel Gott Cabernet Sauvignon California 2015


WHITES, ROSÉ & SPARKLING

Lunetta Prosecco Italy, NV

L’Angostique Rosé Sonoma 2017

Centorri Moscato Italy 2017

Charles & Charles Riesling Washington 2016

Cavazza Pinot Grigio Italy 2017

Honig Sauvignon Blanc Napa 2017

Noble Vines 446 Chardonnay Monterey 2016

Louis Latour Ardeche Chardonnay France 2016


COCKTAILS

Char Rye Manhattan Knob Creek Rye, St-Germain, Christina Sherry,
Dashfire Fig and Fennel Bitters, Orange | 13

Malfy Lemon Drop Martini Malfy Gin, Lemon, Mint | 11

Old Hell Old Fashion Crooked Water Old Hell Roaring Bourbon, Orange Bitters, Cherries | 11

Lavender Gin Smash Vikre Boreal Juniper Gin, Lavender Simple Syrup, Lemon, Mint,
Lemonade, Soda | 10

Blue Goose Mule Grey Goose Vodka, Ginger Beer, Tattersall Blueberry, Lime | 10

Summer Makers Smash Maker’s Mark 46, Mint Simple Syrup, Lemon, Crushed Ice | 13

Pomegranate Martini Absolut Citron, Cointreau, La Pinta Pomegranate Liqueur, Lemon | 12

Cucumber Martini Effen Cucumber Vodka, Basil Simple Syrup, Lime Juice, Cucumber | 10

Char Dark and Stormy Myer’s Dark Rum, Ginger Beer, Lime | 10


TAP BEER

Summit Saga IPA | Jack Pine Duck Pond Brown Ale | Castle Danger Cream Ale


BOTTLE BEER

Bud | Coors Light | Miller Lite | Michelob Golden Draft Light | Stella Artois | Summit EPA
Blue Moon | Grain Belt Nordeast | Surly Furious | Crispin Cider | O’Douls Amber


SMALL BATCH BOURBONS

Knob Creek | Knob Creek Rye | Maker’s Mark 46 | Blanton’s | Buffalo Trace | Angel Envy
Crooked Water Old Hell Roaring | Driftless Glenn Bourbon | Woodford Reserve | Basil Hayden’s


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