Charcoal House Restaurant

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Cuisine: American, Lounge

Charcoal House Restaurant is a American and Lounge restaurant where most Menuism users came for fun with friends, paid more than $50, and tipped more than 18%.

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Pros
"Friendly staff, nice variety of menu items, generous portions, "
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B3in619

 La Mesa, CA
 

TOTAL RIPOFF

TOTAL RIPOFF

Our group went to the Charcoal House recently and went into the bar for some Karaoke. I selected a song from the Karaoke book and submitted my request. Our group of eight started up a bar tab while waiting for my turn at the microphone. When it was my turn, I went up and got the microphone. The DJ asked me “This isn’t a slow song, is it?” I said it was and he said that I couldn’t do it and to “give me back the microphone.”

I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. I picked a song out of the book, we rang up a bar bill of over $100 while we waited, and then was told I couldn’t sing the song. How about taking the “forbidden” songs out of the book so there aren’t any misunderstandings? We ended up leaving early because of the treatment we received. So much for doing what the customers request! The DJ actually sang more songs than everyone in our group combined!!

The only thing more unbelievable is I wrote the Charcoal House owner telling him of our terrible evening. Almost two months later, I have yet to receive a response. Not even a “Sorry, but that’s the way we do things now” letter.

So if you are looking to pay a lot of money for drinks and Karaoke, have the DJ take the microphone out of your hand on stage, and can only hear the songs the DJ wants you to hear, this is the place for you!! Otherwise, stay away from this place. There are plenty of other Karaoke bars in San Diego County that want to please the customer.

June 3, 2011
 

terrible food!!!

crappy food and crappy service! also heard the owner skips out on paying his maintenance ppl, what a jerk!
July 24, 2009
 

Go for the food, stay for the karaoke!

This place is fun! I didn't have a chance to have the food, but I had the appetizers and they were decent, and on the weekend I went it was packed due to karaoke and people dancing to it. The dance floor is a little small though, but…
January 11, 2009
 

Charcoal House Dinning

My Wife and I dined at the Charcoal House last night Sat. Jan 10th.We haven't eaten there in 2 years and always had a good experience until last night. I ordered a rib-eye steak that was very thin like a breakfast steak and over cooked my…

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Tags
Karaoke American Lounge
Tips
  • Weekends feature live entertainment and karaoke competitions.
  • Take advantage of drink and appetizer specials during Happy Hour from 4pm to 7pm on weeknights.
  • Grab a seat on the patio for prime people watching.
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Hours
Mon-Thu 04:00PM - 12:00AM
Fri-Sat 04:00PM - 01:30AM
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Charcoal House Restaurant  Restaurant Reviews

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  • 5/16/2015 A diner from San Francisco, CA tried it and liked it. They liked the food.

  • 11/02/2013 A diner from US tried it and liked it. They liked the food and liked the service.

  • 10/10/2013 A diner from Riverside, CA tried it, liked it, and rated it 5 stars. They liked the food, liked the service, and liked the ambiance.

    Pros
    Friendly staff, nice variety of menu items, generous portions,
Charcoal House Restaurant is located near the cities of Lemon Grove, Spring Valley, Casa De Oro, and Casa De Oro Mount Helix.
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