CHAR

218.963.8756

Reservations recommended.

At Grand View Lodge’s new 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.

FALL/WINTER

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

Hours subject to change without notice.

BEGINNINGS

WALLEYE WILD RICE CAKE Hemp Seed Tabbouleh, Lemon Caper Remoulade | gf 13

ARTISAN CHEESE PLATTER Chef’s Selection of Three Artisan Cheeses | 18

WARM CRAB DIP Grilled French Bread | 13

SHRIMP COCKTAIL Traditional Cocktail Sauce, Fresh Lemon | 14

FLATBREAD Grilled Flatbread, Asparagus, Sun-dried Tomato Spread, Shaved Parmesan, Baby Arugula, Pine Nuts | 11


SOUP AND SIDE SALAD

CHEF’S SOUP OF THE DAY | 6

CHICKEN WILD RICE | 7

NORTHWOODS SALAD Mixed Greens, Apples, Dried Cranberries, Red Onions, Goat Cheese, Cranberry Pear Vinaigrette | gf 7 | Add Chicken 3


SPECIALTY SALADS

POACHED SHRIMP CAESAR Romaine, Croutons, Kalamata Olives, Heirloom Tomatoes, Red Onions, Shaved Parmesan, Caesar Dressing | 17

SHAVED STEAK SALAD Winter Greens, Roasted Pepitas, Orange Segments, Blue Cheese, Red Onion, Balsamic Vinaigrette | gf 17


FROM THE GRILL

SERVED WITH GRILLED ASPARAGUS

WHOLE ROAST PRIME RIB Certified Piedmontese Garlic Au Jus, Horseradish Cream | gf 12oz - 32 | 16oz - 38

10oz TOP SIRLOIN Certified Prime Black Angus | gf 32

7oz FILET OF BEEF Certified Black Angus | gf 38

16oz BONE-IN STRIP STEAK Certified Piedmontese | gf 46

16oz PAN-SEARED VEAL CHOP | gf 46

TANQUE VERDE RIBEYE Certified Black Angus 22oz Dry Aged Ribeye | gf 56

TOPPERS | 2 ea Smoked Blue Cheese, Cognac Sauce, Truffle Butter, Grilled King Oyster Mushrooms, Chimichurri, GVL IPA BBQ


FIELD AND STREAM

SERVED WITH GRILLED ASPARAGUS

PAN-SEARED RAINBOW TROUT (Driftless Fisheries - Austin, Minnesota) Oven-charred Cherry Tomatoes, Lemon Caper Remoulade | 25

COTE WALLEYE (Red Lake, Minnesota) Pan-fried, Broiled, or Blackened, Bacon-braised Sweet Corn | 27

CAVATAPPI ALLA VODKA Tomatoes, Baby Arugula, Mushrooms, Asparagus, Cavatappi Pasta, Tomato Vodka Cream Sauce | 20 | Add Chicken 3 | Add Shrimp 6

BBQ BABY BACK RIBS Grand View Dry Rub, Side of Hole in the Day IPA BBQ Sauce | gf 23

DHALF ROASTED CHICKEN Lemon Chive Cream | 24


SIDES

GREAT FOR SHARING! | 7 ea

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

GRILLED KING OYSTER MUSHROOMS Garlic, Chives, Balsamic Reduction | gf v

LOADED BAKED POTATO

SMOKED CHEDDAR MAC AND CHEESE

TWICE-BAKED POTATO AU GRATIN

ROAST CAULIFLOWER Brie Cheese Sauce


gf Gluten Free | v Vegetarian


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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

Les Volets Pinot Noir France 2016 | 30

Picket Fence Pinot Noir Russian River 2014 | 40

Ponzi Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2014 | 60

Basel Cellars Estate Merlot Washington 2014 | 35

Whitehall Lane Winery Merlot Napa 2013 | 50

1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel Aged Zinfandel California 2015 | 40

Michel & Stephane Ogier Cotes du Rhone France 2015 | 50

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

384 Robert Mondavi Maestro (Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Malbec) Napa 2013 | 70


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

Pullus Pinot Grigio Slovenia 2016 | 35 Three Brooms Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2017 | 30


CELLAR SELECTION REDS

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

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 2012 | 325 Glorious purity of fruit with black-currants, blueberries, dark chocolate, fresh herbs and forest floor. Hints of mint, full body, seamless tannins and wonderful balance.

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

Joseph Phelps Insignia Napa 2013 | 350 Exceptionally concentrated showcasing elegant tannin structure and a silky mouthfeel layered with dark fruit, sweet vanilla bean, cracked black pepper and bitter sweet 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.


MINNESOTA WINES

Northern Vineyards Winery Lady Slipper Stillwater | 20 Sweet blush wine perfect for the white zin drinker.

Minnescato! Carlos Creek Winery 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

Northern Vineyards Lady Slipper Stillwater | 6

Francis Ford Coppola ‘Sophia’ Rosé Monterey 2016 | 7

Three Brooms Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2017 | 8

Pullus Pinot Grigio Slovenia 2016 | 9

Charles & Charles Riesling Washington 2016 | 7

Murphy Good Minnesota Chardonnay Sonoma 2014 | 8

Chalk Hill Chardonnay Sonoma 2016 | 12


REDS

Wente ‘Southern Hills’ Cabernet Sauvignon Livermore 2014 | 7

Roth Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley 2015 | 14

Les Volets Pinot Noir France 2016 | 8

Basel Cellars Estate Merlot Washington 2014 | 9

1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel Aged Zinfandel California 2015 | 10

Yalumba ‘The Scribbler’ (Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz) Barossa 2014 | 10


COCKTAILS

MINNESOTA 75 Vikre Juniper Gin, Lemon Juice, Fresh Strawberry Puree, Prosecco

CUCUMBER FIZZ Prairie Cucumber Vodka, St. Germain, Simple Syrup, Lemonade, Club Soda

SPANISH GIN & TONIC Tattersall Gin, Fever Tree Tonic, Dashfire Lavender Bitters, Lime

ÅLANDER MOJITO Far North Ålander Spiced Rum, Agave Syrup, Lime, Fresh Mint

ST. PAUL OLD FASHIONED Panther St. Paul Bourbon, Dashfire Orange Bitters

RUBY ROSE BET Vodka, Rosemary Simple Syrup, Ruby Grapefruit Juice, Lemon Juice

VOYAGEUR MANHATTAN Vikre Voyageur Aquavit, Sweet Vermouth, Dashfire Bitters, Black Cherries

CHEEKY CHERRY TINI Tattersall Gin, Ginger Beer, Black Cherry Juice, Lime, Cherry Bitters


TAP BEER

JACK PINE DUCK POND BROWN ALE

SUMMIT SAGA IPA

THIRD STREET HUNNY DO PALE WHEAT ALE


BOTTLE BEER

BUD

MILLER LIGHT

COORS LIGHT

MICHELOB GOLDEN DRAFT LIGHT

SCHELL’S FIREBRICK

STELLA ARTOIS

SUMMIT EPA

O’DOUL’S AMBER

BLUE MOON

GRAIN BELT NORDEAST

CRISPIN CIDER

SURLY FURIOUS

SHORT PANTS SHANDY

FEATURED REGIONAL DISTILLERIES

PANTHER DISTILLERY Osakis

VIKRE DISTILLERY Duluth

PRAIRIE ORGANIC SPIRITS St. Paul

FAR NORTH SPIRITS Hallock

TATTERSALL DISTILLING Minneapolis

11 WELLS St. Paul

DASHFIRE BITTERS St. Paul

BET VODKA New Richmond, WI


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