Enable JavaScript to run this app.
Skip to main content
OpenTable logo
  1. Home
  2. United States
  3. Springfield / Branson
  4. Springfield, MO
  5. Springfield
Char Steakhouse & Oyster Bar, Springfield, MO

Char Steakhouse & Oyster Bar

4.6
4.6
273 reviews
$30 and under
Steakhouse
Modern steakhouse and oyster bar. 6-7 varieties of fresh oysters, fresh seafood, snake river farms Wagyu steaks, in-house dry aged steaks, prime cut steaks and sides such as Mushroom risotto, lyonnaise potato, jalapeño cheddar mashed potatos, lobster mac 'n' cheese, and lobster potato puree. Desserts such as 'Smores brule' and '. Elegant ambiance with impeccable service.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 10 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Oyster Bar

  • Hours of Operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (417) 823-8383

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

What 273 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Sort by

Filters

  1. RA

    RandallA

    Springfield

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was great! Service and food as good as Flame!
  2. L

    Lynette

    Springfield

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 9 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Olivia, our server, was awesome and took great care of us. The food was awesome as well but the 16 layer chocolate cake was amazing! Highly recommended you go try it!
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Springfield

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 4 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Awesome service as always.
  4. JB

    JoshB

    Springfield

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The experience was perfect. Collin was very attentive and discrete during our friends and family reunion. Appreciated the food and experience.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Springfield

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Char is always excellent! Bone in Filet with the Lobster Puree potatoes is amazing! Our service was excellent and food was exactly great!
  6. U

    Unknown

    Atlanta

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 1 September 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We love Justin!
  7. R

    Rune

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good was terrific, service was amazing. It’s definitely my place of choice for special occasions.
  8. L

    Lynette

    Springfield

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 30 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Another great dinner with wonderful service and amazing food!
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 August 2022

    overall1food1service3ambience2
    nothing worth writing about except the dirty dishes and overpriced below average food.
  10. RF

    RyanF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service and atmosphere were fantastic. It was the first visit for my wife and daughters and the staff made it absolutely incredible. I can’t recommend this place highly enough.
  11. CH

    CarolynH

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 August 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    The food and drinks were great. Service was a little slow, but we will for sure be back!
  12. TZ

    TaraZ

    Naples

    19 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on 20 August 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    Dinner was ok, overly salted from the soup to the twice baked potato. Our server was kind and friendly but didn’t fill water or beverages timely along with the wine. Dinner took a very long time and was served luke warm with the bernaise being cold. No one checked on our dinners until two is us we’re already done. I expected more based on reviews, but got mediocre.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 19 August 2022

    overall2food1service5ambience3
    My wife's order of lamb was lost and did not arrive until 20 minutes after others were served. My son's ribeye was served to him medium rare and he ordered medium well. Ser ver did not return to check on his steak until 10 min after he was served the under cooked steak. She did finally come to take his steak back to the grill. She admitted he had received another persons medium rare ribeye. My filet was cooked well done and dry when I had ordered medium. Server brought me a medium filet in replacement.Server stated she was sorry and would remove lamb from the check. When we received the check it was still on the charges. We had a great server who was very kind but getting the correct food was a comedy of errors. When dining at at upscale establishment we do not expect food errors like this. I was not expecting this experience to be similar to a meal at Outback or Texas Roadhouse.
  14. r

    randall

    Springfield

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 4 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Another wonderful evening! Began in the lounge for Happy Hour before dinner reservations. Brought two friends from Chicago area who can't wait to return. Alligator Bites, Calamari, and Oysters with drinks in the Lounge. Bone in Strip, Porterhouse, Filet, and Chilean Sea Bass were all excellent entrees. Our waiter Justin even helped us with getting our smoked Fries fix.....really hope the authentic smoked fries can make a return at some time!
  15. GT

    GeorgeT

    Orlando

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 3 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wait staff and hostess were exemplary. We did not wait for anything and the waiter, Michael, did not hover about. Highly recommend for a casual or business dinner.
  16. S

    Scotty

    Louisville

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Great service.
  17. SM

    SM25

    St. Louis

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 24 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We keep going back because the steaks are excellent! This includes the steak tartare, salads and other appetizers. If I had to nit pick, I'd say the escargot is not prepared in the traditional manner; too much breading for my taste, which overwhelms the snails. Just serve them alone in garlic butter. Strawberry shortcake is also a bit over the top. The cake itself should be light, and the strawberry's should not be syrupy. The service is always top notch. Wait staff know the menu and are very accommodating. The ambience is comfortably elegant; white tablecloths, glass, etc. Might want to put some type of highlights on the steps going to the second floor for us older folks who can't see as well in the dark. The piped-in music is as it should be - low and in the background!!! The space is also acoustically quite. Well thought out!
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Springfield

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 22 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent as always
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Tulsa

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 17 July 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    I wanted a nice relaxing meal. The decor was nice, yet relaxing…perfect! I ordered the Petit filet. I like my steak well done. (I heard many of you gasp! What can I say, I don’t want to see blood in my food! It was honestly the most tender filet I’ve ever had, and it was cooked PERFECTLY! It was week done, but not dry at all!! The service was great. The wedge salad was also very good. The twice baked potato was dry, and had no flavor. Seriously, order another side. I’ll definitely come here again . I’m going to order the Brussel Sprout leaves as my side next time.
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Springfield

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 July 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    When we arrived we were seating quickly and the staff was amazing! Ambiance was perfect as my husband and I are veterans and prefer a quieter atmosphere so the quiet and darker atmosphere was perfect. Food was very good, we ordered an appetizer and I ordered the T-Bone while my husband ordered the Tomahawk. My steak was absolutely delicious as was the tomahawk, however, our only negative to say of it was the amount of fat that came with it provided only a certain amount of meat that we could enjoy and, considering the price which was fair in our opinion, we would have liked to have seen more meat there. Dessert was divine, that we were celebrating my husbands birthday it was a nice closing to our night there! Definitely a place that would be great for social gatherings or for an intimate dining experience.
  21. SM

    ShellyM

    Kansas City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Having worked a 12 hour day it was a wonderful place to relax, have a cocktail and enjoy a great meal.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    St. Louis

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved our food, ambiance, and service. Our waiter, Hayden, was great and perfectly attentive.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    5 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 9 July 2022

    overall2food1service5ambience4
    We came here for a joint birthday dinner (my wife and I celebrate most of our milestones at Char) expecting an amazing meal as usual. Kevin, our server, was great. They us in a private room, that was special. The food… I was so disappointed in my entree and 2 of our guests from out of town and myself had to send our food back because it was cold. I would have given a better review on food but my salmon was so sad, even with sending it back, I feel they just threw it in the microwave. The “Oscar” was a lukewarm and bland concoction of sauce with a very small portion of lobster and crab, barely a bite. I love char and want to come back for all our other special occasions but something is up with the kitchen.
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Kansas City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Char is one of our favorite date night spots! The food and service are both fantastic! You are greeted at your table with a complementary glass of champagne. The food is phenomenal, they have specials/featured menu items that are always changing and never disappoint! The knife and fork wedge or wagyu meatballs as an appetizer are to die for! Their service is top notch, if you haven’t been you most definitely need to check it out!
  25. CM

    ChrisM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding steaks, wonderful service, beautiful restaurant, and romantic atmosphere. 10/ 10 !
  26. WB

    WBartels

    Kansas City

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on 25 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Nice restaurant. Definitely a New Orleans theme. Had oysters, salad, ribeye. All was prepared very well. Only minor issue is that the waiter was "over friendly". Kept asking what what seemed to be rehearsed questions. Still a great dinner/evening.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 June 2022

    overall3food1service4ambience4
    Been here many times and this time hire disappointed in my steak. Ordered medium + and got a bleeding steak. Ended up eating the ends and taking the rest home to my dog. Dread attempts at returning an item to the kitchen. Last time it was burnt up and the other extreme.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything on menu was best ever!
  29. o

    oftendiner1

    Chicago

    183 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    183 reviews

    Dined on 8 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great business dinner with all attendees enjoying the experience. Our server was attentive and we will return!
  30. AT

    AmberT

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 June 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was great, the service was outstanding. We'll definitely be back.
  31. KE

    KEITHD

    Miami

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Perfect spot for our 15th wedding anniversary. Oh, if you don't get the lobster Mac 'n Cheese, you're doing it wrong!
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of my favorite restaurants in the 417. Maddie, our server was great. The food was delicious, as always!
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Lake of the Ozarks

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 21 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience tonight!
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Springfield

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Anniversary date, we were taken care of and treated with the upmost respect and care.
  35. JV

    JessicaV

    St. Louis

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 May 2022

    overall4food3service3ambience5
    We had a good experience, but not “great”. Service was fine but could have been more attentive/timely. Food, such as apps and drinks, were nice. However, the steaks themselves were over cooked. Ordered Medium rare - was more medium. As well as one guest ordered rare- and it was a warm center rather than cool. However, after the point of being there for 1.5 hours already… we were too hungry to send back to the kitchen. I would rate 7/10, however if given the chance, I would enjoy a new experience and maybe the rating would shift.
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We celebrated graduation at Char and it was fantastic. Meaghan is a great waitress. The whole experience ranks as top 3 ever ( commander’s palace; tavern on the green). The s’mores brûlée is other-worldly.
  37. r

    randall

    Springfield

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 18 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Once again we had a wonderful experience at Char's Steakhouse. Began with Happy Hour with Calamari, Oysters, and Stuffed Dates.....tried the Jungle Boogie which I would enjoy again! Our friends ordered the Bone-in Filet and remarked they were one of their best steaks ever. My husband had the Strip, cooked exactly the way he enjoys it, and finished every bite. The Salmon Oscar was something new for me, and I enjoyed it every bit as much as the Chilean SeaBass that I tend to get. Disappointed that the Smoked French Fries were no longer on the menu, and hope someday they make a return! But we will keep coming back to check while we enjoy all the other delicious menu items.
  38. ZR

    ZachR

    Kansas City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 May 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It’s our favorite place to eat! Great atmosphere, excellent food and exceptional service!
  39. S

    Superb

    San Francisco

    8 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 29 April 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding service and great quality food as always.
  40. N

    Nashvillefoodie

    Nashville

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 17 April 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent and very attentive service! The food was delicious…especially enjoyed the crab-shrimp cake, the wedge salad, and the steaks. We loved the small coupe glass of complimentary champagne upon arrival, too!

FAQs

Char Steakhouse & Oyster Bar is rated 4.6 stars by 273 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 10 times today
Google Map for Char Steakhouse & Oyster Bar

1620 E Republic Rd, Springfield, MO 65804-6509

Additional information

  • Area

    Springfield

  • Hours of Operation

    Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Oyster Bar

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Business Casual

  • Parking Details

    Public Lot

  • Phone number

    (417) 823-8383

Copyright © 2022 OpenTable, Inc. 1 Montgomery St Ste 700, San Francisco CA 94104 - All rights reserved.
OpenTable is part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.
Booking LogoPriceline LogoKAYAK LogoAgoda LogoRentalcars LogoOpenTable Logo