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CHAR

218.963.8756

Reservations required.

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.

Sunday | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Monday | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | Closed
Thursday | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Friday | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday | 5:00pm-9:00pm

Hours subject to change without notice.

Beginnings

Crab Cakes | 20
Arugula Lemon Vinaigrette, Lemon Aioli, Balsamic Reduction

Shrimp Cocktail | 18 | gf
Spicy Bloody Mary Cocktail Sauce, Cajun Remoulade

Serrano Ham | 18 | gf
Manchego Cheese, Mixed Greens, Figs, Spanish Olive Oil

Smoked Salmon on Toast | 17
Capers, Wasabi Cream Cheese, Chives

CHARcuterie Platter | 18 | gf
Chef’s Selection of Cured Meats and Cheeses, Onion Jam, Grilled Baguette


Soup and Side Salad

Soup of the Day | 8

CHAR French Onion Soup | 8
Caramelized Onion Blend, Black Garlic, Rich Broth, Fontina and Gruyere Cheese,
Truffled Garlic Crouton

CHAR Caesar Salad | Side 7 | Full 12 [ Add Anchovies 2 ]
Tender Hearts of Romaine, Parmesan Tuile, Fresh Grated Grana Padano,
Chili Sage Crouton, White Anchovy Caesar Dressing

Wedge Salad | 12 | gf
Iceberg, Marinated Tomatoes, AmaBlu, Roasted Lardon of Bacon, Sliced Egg, Red Onion Slaw

Spinach Salad | 9 | gf
Bacon Balsamic Vinaigrette, Sliced Egg, Slivered Red Onion, Sliced Mushroom, Toasted Pine Nuts


From the Grill

7 oz Beef Tenderloin | 59 | gf

14 oz NY Strip | 52 gf

16 oz Ribeye | 48 | gf

24 oz Dry-Aged Bone-in Ribeye | 72 | gf

32 oz Tomahawk Ribeye | 120 | gf

16 oz Prime Rib | 37 | gf

20 oz Prime Rib | 42 | gf

12 oz Dry-aged Durock Pork Chop | 38 | gf

Add-ons
Cold Water Lobster Tail | Market Price
U-12 Shrimp | 12

Steak Sauces | 2 ea
Chef’s Recipe Steak Sauce / Hollandaise / Béarnaise / Bordelaise

Toppers | 2 ea
Blue Cheese / Truffle Butter


Composed Entreés

Seared Chicken Breast | 35 | gf
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Pancetta, Arugula, Green Beans, Sherry Vinegar Butter

Sugar-Seared Salmon | 30 | gf
Sautéed Fennel and Leeks, Roasted Fingerlings, Buerre Blanc

Cote Family Walleye | 30
Pan-fried Ritz® Cracker Crust, Blackened, or Broiled, Wild Rice Pilaf, Creamed Corn, Asparagus

Duck Two Ways | 48
Seared Duck Breast with Confit Leg, Wild Rice Pilaf, Asparagus, Pomegranate Demi-Glace

Rack of Lamb | Half 41 | Full 58
Gingerbread Crusted, Asparagus, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Penne Pomodoro | 28 | v
[ add Shrimp 12 | add Chicken Breast 10 ]
Pasta, San Marzano Tomatoes, Garlic, Basil, Sautéed Mushrooms, Asparagus Tips, Artichoke Hearts

Duo Tail Lobster Dinner | Market Price | gf
Wild Rice Pilaf, Drawn Butter, Asparagus


Shareables

[ 9 ea ]

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes | gf v

Baked Potato | gf v
Sour Cream, Cheddar Cheese, Chives

Twice-Baked Potato Au Gratin
Sour Cream, Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, Chives

Mac-n-Cheese | v

Sautéed Wild Mushrooms | gf v

Creamed Corn | gf

Grilled Asparagus | gf v

Green Beans | gf v


Kid’s Menu

12 Years & Under | Includes Small Beverage | Served with Chips, Fries or Applesauce

Cheese Quesadilla | 7 | v

Chicken Tenders | 9

Grilled Cheese | 7

Macaroni and Cheese | 7 | v

Cheeseburger | 9


gf Gluten Friendly | v Vegetarian


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Summer Cocktails

Grapefruit Mojito | 12
Cherami Rum, St. Germaine, Grapefruit Juice

Lavendar Pear Lemonade | 13
Grey Goose Pear, Lavender Bitters, Lemonade

Crown Mule | 12
Crown Royal, Lemon Juice, Cranberry Juice, Ginger Beer

Gin Fizz | 12
Hendrick’s Gin, Germaine, Lemon Juice, Cucumber Twirl

Tawny Old Fashioned | 15
Bulliet Whiskey, 10-year Tanwy Port, Bitters

Rum Runner | 12
12-year Bourbon Barrel-aged Rum, Captain Morgan, Rumhaven Coconut Water, Trader Vics, Disaronno, Pineapple Juice

Peach Old Fashioned | 17
Smooth Ambler, Jacoulot Crème de Peche, Peach Slice


Martinis

Classic Vodka | 12
Smirnoff Vodka | Add Bleu Cheese Olives +3

Classic Gin | 12
Beefeater Gin | Add Bleu Cheese Olives +3

The Vesper | 18
Monkey 47 Dry Gin, Vodka, White Vermouth, Lemon Twist

The Smokey | 13
Tanqueray, Glenlivet, Lemon Twist

The Mexican | 12
Patron Silver, Cointreau, Orange Juice, Lime Juice, Olive Juice, Lime And Olives Garnish

Classic Char | 13
Tattersal Single Barrel Whiskey, Sweet Wermouth, Bitters, Filthy Cherries

Sidecar | 12
Courvoisier, Cointreau, Lemon Juice, Lemon Twist

Cosmopolitan | 13
Grey Goose, Cointreau, Cranberry Juice, Lime

Triple P | 14
Jacoulot Crème De Peche, Grey Goose Pear Vodka, Prosecco, Pear Slice

The Bikini | 12
Rumhaven Cocount Water, Vodka, Pineapple Juice, Pineapple Slice And Cherry

Pear Elderflower | 13
Grey Goose Pear Vodka, Ederflower Liqueur, Lime Juice, Pear Slice

Old Friend | 12
Beefeater Gin, Amaro, Grapefruit, Lemon Juice, Lemon Twist


Bourbons & Whiskeys

Blanton’s / Rabbit Hole Dareringer Bourbon Sherry Casks / Rabbit Hole Boxergrail Rye Whiskey
Jefferson’s Reserve Very Old Very Small Batch Bourbon / Redbreast Irish Whiskey
Greenspot Irish Whiskey / Goldspot Irish Whiskey


Tequila

Clase Azul Platinum / Clase Azul Reposado / Avion Rerserva 44 Anejo
Avion Rerserva Cristalino / Don Julio 1942 / Don Julio Rosado


Bottle Beer

Bud / Coors Light / Miller Lite / Surly Furious / Stella Artois / Michelob Golden Light
Michelob Ultra / Grainbelt Nordeast / Summit EPA / Loon Juice Cider / Stilly Grapefruit
NA Summit Nialis IPA / NA Athletic Upside Dawn


Tap Beer

Rotating Local Breweries


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By the Glass

[ 6 oz | 9 oz ]

WHITES, SPARKLING & ROSÉ

La Marca Prosecco Italy NV 9 | –

Saracco Moscato d’asti *Piedmont, Italy 8 12

Bella Sera Delle Venezie Pinot Grigio Veneto, Italy 8 | 12

Hogue Riesling Columbia Valley, Washington 8 | 12

Tiroliro Vinho Verde Mingo, Portugal 8 | 12

Mussel Bay Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough, New Zealand 8 | 12

Long Meadow Ranch Chardonnay California 9 | 13

Wente Riva Ranch Oaked Chardonnay Livermore 10 | 14

Calcada Rosé Portugal [ available by bottle 30 ] 8 | 12

Amity White Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, Oregon 9 | 13


REDS

Z. Alexander Brown Uncaged Pinot Noir California 10 | 14

Benton Lane Pinot Noir Willamette Valley, Oregon 12 | 16

1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel Aged Zinfandel California 10 | 14

Scarpetta Cabernet Franc Colli Orientali del Friuli Italy 10 | 14

Domaine La Cabotte Cotes du Rhone Colline France 10 | 14

Catena Malbec Argentina, Mendoza 10 | 14

Corvidae Wine Company Rook Merlot Columbia Valley 10 | 14

Parducci True Grit Cabernet Sauvignon California 8 |12

Francis Ford Coppola Director’s Cut Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley, California 13 | 17

Trouble Maker Red Blend 10 | 14

Barken Platinum Cabernet Sauvignon Galilee, Israel 15 | 20


By the Bottle

PINOT NOIR

Boen Russian River Valley | 35

Benton Lane Willamette | 45

Stephanie et Vincent Michelet Bourgogne | 50

Ponzi Willamette Valley | 80

Stoller Reserve Willamette Valley | 95

Orin Swift Slander California | 100


INTERESTING REDS

Dona Paula Malbec Mendoza | 30

Prazo de Roriz Duoro Portugal | 30

Trouble Maker Red Blend California | 30

Gundlach Bundschu Mountain Cuvee Sonoma County | 45

Paraduxx Blend Napa Valley | 60

Cocodrilo Red Blend Mendoza | 65

Ogier Cotes du Rhone Rhone | 75

Orin Swift Eight Years in the Desert Blend St. Helena | 90

Stags’ Leap Winery Petite Sirah Napa Valley | 90


ZINFANDEL

1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel Aged California | 40

Seghesio Sonoma | 60


MERLOT

Duckhorn Napa Valley | 60

Chateau La Croix Romane Bordeaux | 60

Freemark Abbey California | 90


CABERNET SAUVIGNON

Clay Shannon California | 35

Roth Napa | 45

Ringbolt Margaret River Australia | 45

Ghost Pines Napa/Sonoma | 50

Francis Ford Coppola Director’s Cut Alexander Valley | 50

Quilt Napa Valley | 60

Austin Hope California | 80

Duckhorn Napa Valley | 90

Frank Family Napa Valley | 100

Lion Tamer | 120

Stag’s Leap Artemis Napa | 125

Jordan Alexander Valley | 135

Cakebread Cellars Napa | 150


SPARKLING

Castello Del Poggio Moscato California | 30

La Marca Prosecco | 30

Korbel Brut California | 30

Argyle Brut Willamette | 50

Piper Heidsieck Brut France | 100


INTERESTING WHITES & ROSÉ

Hogue Riesling Columbia Valley | 30

Broadbent Vinho Verde Portugal NV | 30

La Cetto Primavera Rosé of Cabernet Baja California | 30

Chateau d’Esclans The Beach Rosé Provence | 35

Umani Ronchi Pecorino Abruzzo | 35


PINOT GRIGIO & PINOT GRIS

Bella Sera Pinot Grigio | 30

Iris Pinot Gris Willamette Valley | 35

Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio Valdadige | 45


SAUVIGNON BLANC

Mussel Bay | 30

Justin California | 30

Nobilo Icon Marlborough | 40

The Crossings Marlborough | 40

Sauvion Sancerre France | 70


CHARDONNAY

Red Tail Ridge Sans Oak Finger Lakes | 30

Chehalem Inox Unoaked Chardonnay Willamette Valley | 35

Wente Riva Ranch Livermore | 40

Franciscan Napa | 45

Jordan Russian River Valley | 60


Reserve Wines

WHITES & SPARKLING

Francois Carillon Puligny Montrachet Bourgogne 2011 | 125

Wayfarer Estate Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2015 | 125

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut Reims NV | 140

Dom Perignon Epernay | 350


REDS

Domaine du Beaurenard Chateauneuf du Pape Rhone | 125

Bouchard Pere & Fils Gevrey-Chambertin Beaune 2016 | 125

Domaine Serene ‘Everstad Reserve’ Pinot Noir Willamette 2015 | 125

Fuligni Brunello di Montalcino DOCG Tuscany 2013 | 175

Shafer ‘One Point Five’ Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2017 | 180

Hourglass Blueline Cabernet Sauvignon Napa | 225

Quintessa Rutherford | 350

Continuum Napa 2016 | 400

Joseph Phelps Insignia Napa 2015 | 500

Opus One Napa 2016 | 600

Opus One Napa 2017 | 600


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