Charcoal Grill is not the kind of place you’re going to walk past as a visitor (it’s in Kew, a twenty-minute drive from the center of town), and it’s certainly not the coolest place in town, but it’s also one of our all-time favorites. This suburban spot is a temple of steak - you’ll be greeted by a huge case of raw meat right as you walk in. While there are a few starters and non-beef things, you’re here for the main event: pick your cut and weight and it comes out perfectly-grilled with a huge basket of chips (sorry, fries) and a green salad. The entire restaurant is red (even the carpet), the crowd is older, and the wine list is nuts, and while that might sound serious and uptight, Choarcoal Grill is a whole lot of fun. If you’re in town for a while, this is a meal you won’t regret.
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