New “Char” Restaurant Opening in Huntsville

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A new contemporary steakhouse is opening in Merchants Square in Huntsville.

Char features modern southern cuisine with distinctive spirit and charm. The restaurant will open Monday, August 26th.

The 200-seat restaurant includes a piano bar and private dining area for up to 65 guests. Lunch and dinner menus will be available daily, and weekends will feature Saturday and Sunday brunch and a New Orleans-themed jazz trio every Sunday.

Steven Howell has been named Executive Chef of Huntsville’s Char. Chef Steven is originally from Memphis and has served as Executive Chef at Char in Memphis since opening in 2016. His culinary creativity has been showcased throughout the Char menu, including his creation of one of its most popular dishes, the Cornbread Dusted Redfish with cheddar grits, spinach and Huntsville’s InnerSpace Pub Ale crab and crawfish pan sauce.

Char’s menu will highlight top quality cuts of meat, fresh seafood and home-style sides. The Char Cuts section of the menu presents a turf selection, which includes the chili-rubbed Cowboy Prime Ribeye and Pork Chop with garlic mashed potatoes, broccolini and cognac and green peppercorn cream sauce. In addition, the surf selection boasts appealing options such as the Seafood Carbonara with shrimp, jumbo lump crab and crawfish tails.

Char features a Wine Spectator award-winning wine list, classic cocktails, and an extensive selection of bourbons.

Char is part of Nashville-based 4Top Hospitality Group, a multi-concept independent restaurant group with 16 locations across the Southeast.

Char restaurant is located at 931 Bob Wallace Ave. SW, Suite 201 in Huntsville, Alabama.

The restaurant is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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