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 | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Thursday | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Friday | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday | 5:00pm-9:00pm

Hours subject to change without notice.


Seared & Sliced Beef Tenderloin | 24
Seared Rare, Balsamic Reduction, Pickled Onions, Smoked Sea Salt, Basil Oil, Black Summer Truffle, Egg Emulsion

Bigeye Tuna | 23
Avocado, Roasted Minnesota Corn, Micro Greens, Soy Glaze, Wasabi Aioli, Seaweed Salad,
Sesame Crisp

Wagyu Steak Tartare | 29
Egg Yolk, Capers, Shallots, Cornichon, Lemon, Dijon Mustard, Grilled Crostini

Seafood Platter | MARKET PRICE
Jumbo Shrimp, Prince Edward Clams, Blue Mussels, King Crab, Poached Lobster, Chilled Béarnaise, Oyster-of-the-Day, Cocktail Sauce, Lemon Caper Remoulade, Grilled French Bread, Rye Crackers

Miso-glazed Charred Garden Carrots | 17
Pecorino, Herb Oil

Broiled Heirloom Tomatoes | 19
Sea Salt, Smoked Blue Cheese, Balsamic Reduction, Herb Oil

Soups and Side Salad

French Onion Soup v | 10
Black Garlic, Fontina, Gruyere, Truffle Garlic Crouton

Wedge Salad gf | 13
Iceberg, Heirloom Tomatoes, Ama Blu© Cheese, Bacon, Sliced Egg, Pickled Red Onions

Caesar Salad | 12
[ add Anchovies +2 ]
Grated Parmesan, Chili Sage Croutons, Caesar Dressing

Watermelon Salad gf v | 14
Arugula, Cucumbers, Feta, Pine Nuts, Citrus Honey Vinaigrette

From the Grill

8 oz Prime Beef Skirt Steak | 48

8 oz Prime Filet Mignon | 67

16 oz Dry-aged Prime NY Strip | 75

16 oz Dry-aged Ribeye | 83

16 oz Prime Rib Queen | 41

20 oz Prime Rib King | 54

Cold Water Lobster Tail | gf | Market Price
Grilled Shrimp | gf | 12
1 lb Alaskan King Crab | gf | Market Price

Steak Sauces | 4 ea
Chef’s Recipe Steak Sauce / Bordelaise
Hollandaise (served warm) / Béarnaise (served warm)

Toppers | 4 ea
Blue Cheese / Bone Marrow Butter / Truffle Butter

Composed Entreés

24 oz Bone-in Blackened Bison Tomahawk gf | 90
Smoked Blue Cheese, Drunken Door County Cherries, Demi Glaze, Herb Oil

Sesame-seared Bigeye Tuna gf | 48
Line-caught Bigeye Tuna, Black and White Sesame Seeds, Ponzu Sauce, Wasabi Aioli, Sriracha Aioli, Wakame Seaweed Salad, Chive Oil

Fennel-crusted Seared Halibut | 59
Fennel Pollen, Cauliflower Puree, Fennel Gelee, Pickled Fennel, GVL Garden Garnish, Herb Oil

Cote Family Walleye | 40
Pan-fried, Blackened, or Broiled, Wild Rice Pilaf, Grilled Asparagus, Bacon-braised Sweet Corn

Duo Lobster Tail gf | 60
Wild Rice Pilaf, Drawn Butter, Grilled Asparagus

Steak Oscar gf | 75
8 oz Grilled Filet Mignon, Crab Oscar, Yukon Gold Butter Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus

Seared Airline Chicken | 42
Local Amish Chicken, Basil Mascarpone, Natural Chicken Jus, Yukon Gold Butter Potatoes, Broccolini

Duck Confit | 49
Wild Acres Farms© Duck, Creamy Goat Cheese Polenta, Broccolini, Port Wine Reduction,
Shallot Gremolata

Vegan option available upon request.


[ 9 ea ]

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes | gf v

Twice-Baked potato Au Gratin

Boursin Mac-n-Cheese

Broccolini | gf v df

Local Wild Mushrooms | gf v df

Grilled Asparagus | gf v df

Steamed Yukon Gold Butter Potatoes | gf v

gf Gluten Friendly | v Vegetarian | df Dairy Free

Updated May 2024. Menus subject to change without notice.



Tawny Old Fashioned | 14
Bulleit Bourbon, Graham’s 10, Angostura Bitters, Orange, Amarena Cherries

French Berry | 12
Chambord, Stoli Vanilla, Prosecco

Pink Negroni | 12
Campari, Lillet Blanc, Hendricks Gin

Paloma | 12
Tres Agaves Tequila, Agave, Grapefruit, Ginger Beer, Topped with Soda

Blood Orange Margarita | 14
21 Seeds Jalapeño Tequila, Agave, Lime, Rimmed with Tajin Seasoning


The Vesper | 18
Aviation Dry Gin, Kettle One Vodka, Lillet Blanc, Lemon Twist

Old Friend | 12
Botanist Gin, Amaro, Grapefruit, Lemon Juice

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

Bourbons & Whiskeys

Rotating and limited availability.
Keeper’s Hearth Whiskey
4 Roses Small Batch
Michter’s Small Batch
Angel’s Envy


Don Julio 1942 / Don Julio Alma Miel / Don Julio Rosado
Clase Azul Platinum / Clase Azul Reposado

Bottle Beer

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

Tap Beer

Rotating Local Breweries


Blood Orange Spritzer | 6
Ginger Beer, Blood Orange Juice, Lemon Juice

Grapefruit-Rosemary Spritzer | 6
Sparkling Water, Grapefruit Juice, Rosemary Syrup

Updated May 2024. Menus subject to change without notice.



Updated May 2024. Menus subject to change without notice.