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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.

Winter

Thursday-Saturday
Dining Room | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Takeout | 5:00pm-7:00pm
Char Lounge | 5:00pm-8:00pm
Governor’s Executive Order allows 50% capacity and no seating or service at bar/counter.
Parties at tables restricted to 6 individuals.

Hours subject to change without notice.

Beginnings

Thai Crab Cakes Cilantro Lime Corn Salad, Red Curry Aioli | 14

Crisp Pork Belly Platter GVL Dry Rub, Carolina BBQ, Hot Honey, Kale Slaw | 12

Steak Bruschetta Grilled Sirloin, Roasted Tomato-Avocado, Boursin Cream, Loide’s Tuscan Herb Olive Oil | 18

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Double-smoked Lardons of Bacon, Colston Bassett Stilton, Toasted Walnuts, Balsamic Reduction | 10 | gf

Bavarian Charcuterie Platter Assorted Smoked Sausage, Imported Butterkäse Cheese, Pretzels, Pickled Onions, Assorted Mustards, Fresh Sauerkraut, Spätzle Salad | 18


Soup and Side Salad

Soup of the Day | 7

Chipotle Black Bean Chili | cup - 7 | bowl - 8 | gf

GVL Winter Salad Mixed Greens, Crisp Apples, Pickled Onions, Dried Cranberries, Smoked Gouda, Candied Pecans, Cranberry Pear Vinaigrette | 14 | gf v
[ Add Chicken 4 ]

Chopped Salad Wild Acres Smoked Chicken, Roasted Sweet Corn, Heirloom Tomatoes, Hard-boiled Egg, Double-smoked Bacon, AmaBlu Blue Cheese, Creamy Dijon Dressing | 14 | gf

Roasted Beet Salad Quinoa, AmaBlu Blue Cheese, Pickled Onions, Bacon, Pistachios, Creamy Avocado Dressing | 14 | gf


Noodles

Pappardelle Bolognese Traditional Ragu Bolognese featuring Ground Beef, Pancetta, and Sweet Italian Sausage, Herbed Burrata Cheese, Shaved Parmesan | 21

Wild Mushroom Gnocchi Spinach, Butternut Squash, Roasted Tomatoes,
Brown Butter Sage Sauce | 20
[ Add Chicken - 4 | Add Shrimp - 9 ]


From the Grill

All Items may be served as a Gluten Friendly option.

10oz Top Sirloin | 33

7oz Filet of Beef | 45

14oz New york Strip Steak | 48

14oz Ribeye | 46

Toppers | 2 ea
Rouge Creamery Smokey Blue Cheese | Cognac Wild Mushroom Sauce
Herbed Truffle Butter | Chimichurri Sauce | Chilled Béarnaise Sauce


Field and Stream

Whole Roasted Prime Rib Garlic Au Jus, Horseradish Cream | gf
12oz - 33 | 16oz - 40

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs Duck Fat Confit Fingerling Potatoes,
Stone Ground Mustard, Glace De Viande | 35 | gf

Smoked Chicken Pot Pie Wild Acres Smoked Chicken, Mixed Vegetables, Stewed in a Rich Tarragon Cream and Topped with Pastry | 22

Cote Family Walleye Dusted with the original “Ritz® Cracker Crust” then Pan-fried,
Bacon-braised Sweet Corn | 28
[ Broiled or Blackened also available ]

Blue Crab-Crusted Salmon Duck Fat Confit Fingerling Potatoes, Lemon Caper Remoulade | 27

Pistachio-Crusted Roasted Duck Leg Sweet Potato Hash, Blackberry Port Glaze | 26


Sides

Minnesota Wild Rice Pilaf Green Onions, Cranberries, Toasted Almonds | 7 | gf v

Wild Mushrooms Garlic, Chives, Balsamic Reduction | 7 | gf v

Smoked Brisket Mac and Cheese Aged Cheddar Ale Sauce, Pretzel Crust | 7

Roasted Butternut Squash Brown Butter Sage Sauce | 7 | gf

Twice-Baked Potato Au Gratin | 7 | gf

Risotto Cakes Fontina Cheese and Chives | 7 | v


gf Gluten Friendly | v Vegetarian


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Takeout | 5:00pm-7:00pm

Call 218-963-8756 to place order.


Beginnings

Thai Crab Cakes Cilantro Lime Corn Salad, Red Curry Aioli | 14

Crisp Pork Belly Platter GVL Dry Rub, Carolina BBQ, Hot Honey, Kale Slaw | 12

Steak Bruschetta Grilled Sirloin, Roasted Tomato-Avocado, Boursin Cream, Loide’s Tuscan Herb Olive Oil | 18


Salads

GVL Winter Salad Mixed Greens, Crisp Apples, Pickled Onions, Dried Cranberries, Smoked Gouda, Candied Pecans, Cranberry Pear Vinaigrette | 14 | gf v
[ Add Chicken 4 ]

Chopped Salad Wild Acres Smoked Chicken, Roasted Sweet Corn, Heirloom Tomatoes, Hard-boiled Egg, Double-smoked Bacon, AmaBlu Blue Cheese, Creamy Dijon Dressing | 14 | gf


Entrees

10oz Top Sirloin Black Angus, Grilled Asparagus | 33

Wild Mushroom Gnocchi Spinach, Butternut Squash, Roasted Tomatoes,
Brown Butter Sage Sauce | 20
[ Add Chicken - 4 | Add Shrimp - 9 ]

Cote Family Walleye Your choice of Pan-fried, Broiled,
Cranberry-crusted or Blackened, Bacon-braised Sweet Corn | 28


Sides

Minnesota Wild Rice Pilaf Green Onions, Cranberries, Toasted Almonds | 7 | gf v

Wild Mushrooms Garlic, Chives, Balsamic Reduction | 7 | gf v

Smoked Brisket Mac and Cheese Aged Cheddar Ale Sauce, Pretzel Crust | 7

Roasted Butternut Squash Brown Butter Sage Sauce | 7 | gf

Twice-Baked Potato Au Gratin | 7 | gf

Risotto Cakes Fontina Cheese and Chives | 7 | v


gf Gluten Friendly | v Vegetarian


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Winter Drinks

Char Manhattan Crooked Water Old Hell Roaring Bourbon, Tattersall Amaro, Dashfire Bitters | 14

Tawny Old Fashioned Bulleit Bourbon, Graham’s Tawny Port, Angostura Bitters | 14

Rosemary Grapefruit Mule Malfy Gin Rosa, Ginger Beer, Muddled Rosemary & Lime | 12

Honey Crisp Martini Absolut Citron, Crispin Hard Cider, Cranberry, Honey | 13

Spiced Side Car Martell Blue Swift Cognac, Housemade Dram, Cointreau | 13

North Bank Martini Kettle One Grapefruit and Rose Botanicals,
Vikre Aquavit, St. Germain Elderflower | 13

Char Smores Martini Godiva Chocolate Liqueur, Absolut Vanilla,
Toasted Marshmallow, Graham Cracker Rim | 12


Tap Beer

Lift Bridge Fireside Flannel Brown Ale Stillwater, Minnesota

Jack Pine Dead Branch Cream Ale Baxter, Minnesota

Big Axe Splinter Cat IPA Nisswa, Minnesota


Bottle Beer

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


Small Batch Bourbon

Knob Creek | Knob Creek Rye | Blanton’s | Buffalo Trace
Driftless Glenn Bourbon - Baraboo, Wisconsin | Woodford Reserve | Basil Hayden’s | Angel Envy


Updated November 2020. Menus subject to change without notice.

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By the Glass

• WHITE, SPARKLING & ROSÉ •

Lunetta Prosecco Italy NV | 8

Caposaldo Moscato Italy NV | 8

Dr. Loosen Riesling Mosel 2018 | 8

Calcada Vino Verde Rosé Portugal 2018 | 9

Cavazza Pinot Grigio Italy 2018 | 7

Sand Point Chardonnay Lodi 2019 | 8

Wente Riva Ranch Chardonnay Livermore 2018 | 10


• RED •

Steelhead Pinot Noir North Coast 2017 | 9

Antigal Uno Malbec Mendoza 2015 | 8

Guigal Cotes de Rhone Rhone 2016 | 9

1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel Aged Zinfandel California, 2018 | 10

Paraduxx Red Blend Napa 2017 | 12

Drumheller Cabernet Washington 2017 | 8

Roth Cabernet Napa 2018 | 14


• PORT •

Graham’s 6 Grape Ruby Port | 10

Graham’s 10 Tawny Port | 10

Graham’s 20 Tawny Port | 12

Graham’s 30 Tawny Port | 16

Graham’s 40 Tawny Port | 20

‘A Century of Port’ | 35


By the Bottle

• SPARKLING •

Lunetta Prosecco Italy NV | 25

Caposaldo Moscato Italy NV | 30

Korbel Brut Sonoma | 30

Argyle Brut Oregon 2015 | 45


• CHARDONNAY •

Sand Point Chardonnay Lodi 2019 | 30

Wente Riva Ranch Livermore 2018 | 40

Jordan Russian River 2017 | 50

Cakebread Cellars Napa 2016 | 80


• INTERESTING WHITES & ROSÉ •

Cavazza Pinot Grigio Italy 2018 | 25

Dr. Loosen Riesling Mosel | 30

Seven Terraces Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2018 | 30

Calcada Vino Verde Rosé Portugal 2018 | 30

Benton Lane Pinot Gris Oregon 2017 | 35

Pascal Jolivet Sancerre Loire 2018 | 40


• PINOT NOIR •

Steelhead North Coast 2017 | 30

Benton Lane Willamette Valley 2016 | 45

Ponzi Willamette Valley 2016 | 60

Prisoner Wine Co. “Eternally Silenced” Napa 2017 | 100


• CABERNET SAUVIGNON •

Drumheller Washington 2017 | 30

Roth Napa 2018 | 45

Francis Coppola Director’s Cut Alexander Valley 2016 | 50

Charles Krug Napa 2017 | 60

Miner Emily’s Cuvee Napa 2015 | 70

Duckhorn Napa 2017 | 90

Honig Napa 2014 | 90

Chateau Montelena Napa 2014 | 90

Jordan Cabernet Alexander Valley 2014 | 120

Cakebread Napa 2016 | 125


• OLD WORLD REDS •

Juan Gill Jumilla Spain 2015 | 30

Guigal Cotes de Rhone Rhone 2016 | 35

Chateau de Hauterive Chemin de Compostelle Cahors 2016 | 35

Piaggia Pietranera Toscana Italy 2016 | 50

Domaine Faiveley Nuits – Saint-Georges Burgundy 2014 | 70


• NEW WORLD REDS •

Antigal Uno Malbec Mendoza 2015 | 30

1000 Stories Zinfandel California 2017 | 40

Whitehall Lane Merlot Napa 2015 | 50

Paraduxx Red Blend Napa 2017 | 50

Chronology Red Blend California 2017 | 50

The Prisoner Wine Co. ‘Saldo’ California 2017 | 60

Col Solare ‘Shining Hill’ Red Mountain 2008 | 70

The Prisoner Wine Co Thorn Merlot Napa 2013 | 70

E&E Shiraz Barossa Valley 2016 | 80


Wine Cellar Selections

• WHITE & SPARKLING •

Francois Carillon Puligny Montrachet Chardonnay Burgundy 2014 | 150
Fresh, crisp and minerally with apple and lemon notes

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut Reims NV | 120

Krug Grand Cuvee Brut France NV | 350

Dom Perignon Epernay 2008 | 300


• RED •

Domaine du Beaurenard Chateauneuf du Pape Rhone | 120
Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre, Cinsault, Clairette, Vaccarese, Bourboulenc,
Roussanne, Counoise, Muscardin, Picpoul, Picardan, Terret Noir

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

Shafer ‘One Point Five’ Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2016 | 150

Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2016 | 150

Heitz ‘Trailside Vineyard’ Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2016 | 160

Cade Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2014 | 175
79% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Petit Verdot, 9% Malbec

Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2014 | 225
78% Cabernet Sauvignon, 11.6% Merlot, 6.7% Cab Franc, 2.1% Petit Verdot, 1.6% Malbec

Hourglass Blueline Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2015 | 200
86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petit Verdot, 4% Malbec, 2% Cab Franc, 1% Merlot

Quintessa Rutherford 2015 | 300
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cab Franc, Petit Verdot, Carmenere

Continuum Napa 2016 | 400
46% Cabernet Sauvignon, 31% Cabernet Franc, 18% Petit Verdot, 5% Merlot

Joseph Phelps Insignia Napa 2015 | 400
90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petit Verdot, 2% Cabernet Franc, 1% Malbec

Opus One Napa 2016 | 500
77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Merlot, 8% Petit Verdot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 2% Malbec


Updated January 2021. Menus subject to change without notice.

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