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CHAR

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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.

Fall & WInter

Friday-Saturday
Dining Room | 5:00pm-9:00pm
Takeout | 5:00pm-6:00pm
Char Lounge | 5:00pm-8:00pm
Governor’s Executive Order allows up to 10 unrelated guests at one table in restaurants.
All other provisions — 50% capacity, a limit of 4 guests per party in a bar, and that all guests must be seated.

Hours subject to change without notice.

Beginnings

Blue Crab Cake Lump Crab, Crispy Prosciutto, Asparagus Cream | 14

Braised Pork Belly Local White Marble Farms
Fried crisp and tossed with GVL Dry Rub, Carolina BBQ Drizzle, Hot Honey | 12

Steak Bruschetta Roasted Tomatoes, Avocado, Scallions, Loide’s Tuscan Herb Olive Oil | 18

Tuna Poke Nachos Fried Wontons, Ginger Wakame, Daikon Radish, Scallions, Wasabi Aioli,
Avocado, Sesame Seeds, Sesame Glaze | 18


Soup and Side Salad

Soup of the Day cup - 6 | bowl - 8

Cauliflower Bisque cup - 6 | bowl - 8 gf

GVL Summer Salad Segmented Citrus Fruit, Avocado, Feta Cheese, Pickled Onions,
Spiced Pumpkin Seeds, Passionfruit Vinaigrette | 14 gf

Seared Ahi Tuna Salad Napa Cabbage, Celery, Red Peppers, Sliced Radishes, Crushed Peanuts, Sesame Ponzu Dressing | 21 gf

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


From the Grill

All Items may be served as a Gluten Friendly option.

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

10oz Top Sirloin | 33

7oz Filet of Beef | 45

14oz Ribeye | 46

14oz New york Strip Steak | 44

Toppers | 2 ea
Smoked Blue Cheese | GVL Steak Sauce | Roasted Garlic Butter
Wild Mushrooms | Chimichurri


Field and Stream

Red Wine Braised Short Ribs Roasted Yukon Potatoes, Asparagus,
Stone Ground Mustard Demi Glaze | 35 gf

Pan-Seared Duroc Pork Tenderloin Blueberry Gastrique, Sweet Potato Crisps | 28 gf

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

Wild Mushroom Gnocchi Baby Spinach, Butternut Squash, Roasted Tomatoes,
Brown Butter Sage Sauce | 20
Add Chicken - 3 | Add Shrimp - 6

Seafood Linguine Lobster, Blue Crab, Shrimp, Clams, Asparagus, Charred Grape Tomatoes, Tossed in a Creamy White Wine Broth | 33


Sides

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

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

Boursin Mac and Cheese | 7

Roasted Butternut Squash Brown Butter Sage Sauce | 7 gf

Twice-Baked Au Gratin | 7 gf

Loaded Sweet Potato Butter, Cinnamon, Marshmallows, Pecans | 7 gf

Herb Pretzel Crust | 7


gf Gluten Friendly | v Vegetarian


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Take-out | 5:00pm-6:00pm


Beginnings

Braised Pork Belly Local White Marble Farms
Fried crisp and tossed with GVL Dry Rub, Carolina BBQ Drizzle, Hot Honey | 12

Steak Bruschetta Roasted Tomatoes, Avocado, Scallions, Loide’s Tuscan Herb Olive Oil | 18

Char Salad Mixed Greens, Feta, Pickled Onion, Segmented Citrus Fruit, Avocado,
Pumpkin Seeds, Passionfruit Vinaigrette | sm 7 | lg 14


Entrees

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

10oz Top Sirloin Black Angus, Grilled Asparagus | 33

12oz Prime Rib Grilled Asparagus, Au Jus, Creamy Horseradish | 33

Pan Seared Pork Tenderloin Blueberry Gastrique, Sweet Potato Crisps | 28

Wild Mushroom Gnocchi Baby Spinach, Butternut Squash, Roasted Tomatoes,
Brown Butter Sage Sauce | 20


Sides

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

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


Desserts

Chocolate Torte | 7

Vanilla Cheesecake | 7


gf Gluten Friendly | v Vegetarian


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Summer Drinks

• SHAKEN UP •

Blood Orange Spritz Malfy Con Arancia Gin, Aperol, Prosecco | 12

Lavender Martini Lemoncello, Lavender, Grey Goose Vodka | 13

Summer Sun Martini Absolut Grapefruit, Kettle One Biotical, Basil | 13


• ON THE ROCKS •

Gold Rush Knob Creek, Mike’s Hot Honey, Lemon | 12

Char Old Fashioned Old Hell, Cherry, Dashfire Orange Bitters | 11

Berry Mojito Bacardi Lime, Fresh Berries, Mint | 10


Tap Beer

Stargrazer Dark Lager Minneapolis, Minnesota

Jack Pine Dead Branch Baxter, Minnesota

Splinter Cat IPA Nisswa, Minnesota


Bottle Beer

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


Small Batch Bourbon

Knob Creek | Knob Creek Rye | Maker’s Mark 46 | Blanton’s | Buffalo Trace
Crooked Water Old Hell Roaring - St. Paul, Minnesota | Driftless Glenn Bourbon - Baraboo, Wisconsin
Woodford Reserve | Basil Hayden’s | Angel Envy


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By the Glass

• WHITES, SPARKLING, ROSÉ •

Lunetta Prosecco Italy NV | 8

Caposaldo Moscato Italy NV | 8

Sofia Coppola Rosé | 8

Charles & Charles Riesling Washington 2017 | 7

Sand Point Chardonnay | 8

Chalk Hill Chardonnay Sonoma 2017 | 12

Cavazza Pinot Grigio | 7

Seven Terraces Sauv Blanc | 9


• REDS •

Steelhead Pinot Noir California 2016 | 8

Famiglia Meschini Malbec Mendoza 2016 | 8

1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel Aged Zinfandel California 2016 | 10

Two Mountain Hidden Horse Washington 2015 | 9

Drumheller Cabernet | 8

Francis Coppola Director’s Cut Cabernet Sonoma County 2016 | 14


By the Bottle

• WHITES, SPARKLING, ROSÉ •

Lunetta Prosecco Italy NV | 25

Korbel Brut Sonoma | 30

Argyle Brut Oregon 2015 | 45

Caposaldo Moscato Italy | 30

Francis Coppola Sofia Rosé 2018 | 30

Charles & Charles Riesling Yakima Valley 2017 | 30

Sand Point Chardonnay Lodi 2017 | 30

Chalk Hill Chardonnay Sonoma 2017 | 45

Jordan Russian River 2016 | 50

Shafer Red Shoulder Ranch Chardonnay Napa-Carneros 2017 | 90

Cavazza Pinot Grigio Italy 2018 | 25

Seven Terraces Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough 2018 | 30

Stag’s Leap Aveta Sauvignon Blanc Napa 2015 | 45


• REDS •
Drumheller Cabernet Washington 2017 | 30

Francis Coppola Director’s Cut Cabernet Alexander Valley 2016 | 45

Roth Estate Cabernet Alexander Valley 2016 | 55

Charles Krug Cabernet Napa 2016 | 60

Whitehall Lane Winery Cabernet Napa 2015 | 70

Duckhorn Cabernet Napa | 90

Jordan Cabernet Alexander Valley 2014 | 120

Steelhead Pinot Noir North Coast 2017 | 30

Benton Lane Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2015 | 45

Ponzi Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2015 | 60

Basel Cellars Merlot Columbia Valley 2016 | 40

Whitehall Lane Winery Merlot Napa 2014 | 50

1000 Stories Bourbon Barrel Aged Zinfandel California 2017 | 40

Gundlach Bundschu Mountain Cuvee Red Blend Sonoma 2017 | 35
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Malbec, Cabernet Franc

Paraduxx Napa 2016 | 50
Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Petit Verdot, Merlot

Mullen Road by Cakebread Columbia Valley | 70
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc


Wine Cellar Selections

• WHITES, SPARKLING, ROSÉ •

Dom Perignon Epernay 2008 | 300

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


• REDS • Andrea Oberto Barolo Vingeto Rocche Piedmont DOCG 2011 | 150
Fruity aroma, lively acidity, notes of leather and graphite

Shafer One Point Five Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2016 | 150
Notes of herbs, blackberry, black cherry, strawberry, blueberry, mocha

Bella Union Cabernet Sauvignon by Far Niente Napa 2016 | 150
Exuberant plum and cherry aromas, notes of oak, pepper and espresso

Cade Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2016 | 160
Notes of cassis, toasty oak, tobacco and graphite

O’Shaughnessy Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain | 175
Inky purple, notes of licorice, forest floor and blackcurrant

Leonetti Cabernet Sauvignon Walla Walla 2013 | 200
Complex nose of dark fruits, plum and cassis with dried herbs

Stag’s Leap SLV Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2016 | 300
Aromas of currants, violets, cocoa, hints of graphite, structured tannins

Goldschmidt Vineyard Game Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville/Napa 2012 | 225
Deep ruby color, bright aromas of plum and cherry

Joseph Phelps Insignia Napa 2015 | 400
Velvety textures, juicy black plum, vanilla

Opus One Napa 2016 | 400
Notes of sage and rosemary, flavors of black cherry, blackberry and cassis

Shafer Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2013 | 400
Black cherry, dark chocolate, black tea cola, tobacco


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