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

Hours subject to change without notice.


Crab Cakes | 22
Arugula Lemon Vinaigrette, Lemon Aioli, Balsamic Reduction

Shrimp Cocktail | 22 | gf
Spicy Bloody Mary Cocktail Sauce, Cajun Remoulade

Serrano Ham | 18 | gf
Manchego Cheese, Mixed Greens, Figs, Spanish Olive Oil

Fried Brussel Sprouts | 18 | gf
Maple Vinaigrette, Bacon Lardon, Toasted Pecans

Smoked Salmon on Toast | 18
Capers, Wasabi Cream Cheese, Chives

Soups and Side Salad

Soup of the Day

French Onion Soup | 8
Caramelized Onion Blend, Black Garlic, Rich Broth, Fontina and Gruyere Cheese,
Truffled Garlic Crouton

Wedge Caesar Salad | 12
[ Add Anchovies 2 ]
Tender Hearts of Romaine, Fresh Grated Grana Padano, Chili Sage Crouton,
Caesar Dressing

Wedge Salad | 14 | gf
Iceberg, Marinated Tomatoes, AmaBlu® Blue Cheese,
Roasted Lardon of Bacon, Sliced Egg, Red Onion Slaw

Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad | 12 | gf v
Slivered Apples, Candied Pecans, Goat Cheese, Cranberry, Apple & Honey Vinaigrette

From the Grill

8 oz Beef Tenderloin | 62 | gf

14 oz NY Strip | 56 | gf

16 oz Ribeye | 50 | gf

24 oz Dry-Aged Bone-in Ribeye | 74 | gf

24 oz Porterhouse | 74 | gf

32 oz Tomahawk Ribeye | 120 | gf

16 oz Prime Rib | 39 | gf

20 oz Prime Rib | 45 | gf

Steak Sauces | 2 ea
Chef’s Recipe Steak Sauce / Bordelaise
Hollandaise (served warm) / Béarnaise (served warm)

Toppers | 2 ea
Bone Marrow Butter / Truffle Butter

Composed Entreés

Grilled Chicken | 32 | gf
Dijon and Thyme Marinated, Wild Rice Pilaf, Green Beans with Onions and Red Peppers

Sugar-Seared Salmon | 36 | gf
[ Superior Fresh – Hixton WI ]
Sautéed Fennel and Leeks, Roasted Fingerlings, Buerre Blanc,
Green Beans with Onions and Red Peppers

Cote Family Walleye | 33
Pan-fried, Blackened, or Broiled, Wild Rie Pilaf, Grilled Asparagus, Bacon-braised Sweet Corn

Seared Duck Breast | 48
Rosti Potato with Rosemary, Lingonberry Gastrique, Grilled Asparagus

Durrock Dry-Aged Pork Chop | 45
Marinated in Maple Soy, Bourbon Bacon Jam, Roasted Garlic Mashed,
Green Beans with Onions and Red Peppers

Penne Pomodoro | 28 | v
[ add Shrimp 12 | add Chicken Breast 10 ]
Pasta, San Marzano Tomatoes, Garlic, Basil, Sautéed Mushrooms, Asparagus Tips, Artichoke Hearts

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

Surf n Turf | 85 | gf
8 oz Grilled Beef Tenderloin, 6 oz Cold Water Lobster Tail, Roasted Garlic Mashed,
Grilled Asparagus


[ 9 ea ]

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes | gf v

Gratin Dauphinoise
French Dish of Sliced Potatoes in Cream

Baked Potato | gf v
Sour Cream, Cheddar Cheese, Chives

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes | gf v

Wild Rice Pilaf | gf v

**Boursin mac-n-cheese v

Sautéed Green Beans | gf v Onions and Red Peppers

Sautéed Wild Mushrooms | gf v

Bacon-braised Sweet Corn

Grilled Asparagus gf v

Kid’s Menu

12 Years & Under | Includes Small Beverage | Served with Chips, Fries or Applesauce

Cheese Quesadilla | 7 | v

Chicken Tenders | 9

Grilled Cheese | 7

Macaroni and Cheese | 7 | v

Cheeseburger | 9

gf Gluten Friendly | v Vegetarian

Updated June 2023. Menus subject to change without notice.


Summer Cocktails

Grapefruit Mojito | 12
Cherami Rum, St. Germaine, Grapefruit Juice

Lavendar Pear Lemonade | 13
Grey Goose Pear, Lavender Bitters, Lemonade

Crown Mule | 12
Crown Royal, Lemon Juice, Cranberry Juice, Ginger Beer

Gin Fizz | 12
Hendrick’s Gin, Germaine, Lemon Juice, Cucumber Twirl

Tawny Old Fashioned | 15
Bulliet Whiskey, 10-year Tanwy Port, Bitters

Rum Runner | 12
12-year Bourbon Barrel-aged Rum, Captain Morgan, Rumhaven Coconut Water, Trader Vics, Disaronno, Pineapple Juice

Peach Old Fashioned | 17
Smooth Ambler, Jacoulot Crème de Peche, Peach Slice


Classic Vodka | 12
Smirnoff Vodka | Add Bleu Cheese Olives +3

Classic Gin | 12
Beefeater Gin | Add Bleu Cheese Olives +3

The Vesper | 18
Monkey 47 Dry Gin, Vodka, White Vermouth, Lemon Twist

The Smokey | 13
Tanqueray, Glenlivet, Lemon Twist

The Mexican | 12
Patron Silver, Cointreau, Orange Juice, Lime Juice, Olive Juice, Lime And Olives Garnish

Char Manhattan | 13
Tattersal Single Barrel Whiskey, Sweet Vermouth, Bitters, Filthy Cherries

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

Cosmopolitan | 13
Grey Goose, Cointreau, Cranberry Juice, Lime

Triple P | 14
Jacoulot Crème De Peche, Grey Goose Pear Vodka, Prosecco, Pear Slice

The Bikini | 12
Rumhaven Cocount Water, Vodka, Pineapple Juice, Pineapple Slice And Cherry

Pear Elderflower | 13
Grey Goose Pear Vodka, Ederflower Liqueur, Lime Juice, Pear Slice

Old Friend | 12
Beefeater Gin, Amaro, Grapefruit, Lemon Juice, Lemon Twist

Bourbons & Whiskeys

Blanton’s / Rabbit Hole Dareringer Bourbon Sherry Casks / Rabbit Hole Boxergrail Rye Whiskey
Jefferson’s Reserve Very Old Very Small Batch Bourbon / Redbreast Irish Whiskey
Greenspot Irish Whiskey / Goldspot Irish Whiskey


Clase Azul Platinum / Clase Azul Reposado / Avion Rerserva 44 Anejo
Avion Rerserva Cristalino / Don Julio 1942 / Don Julio Rosado

Bottle Beer

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

Tap Beer

Rotating Local Breweries

Updated June 2023. Menus subject to change without notice.



Updated July 2023. Menus subject to change without notice.