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Higher Ground Char House

COVID-19 Update: This restaurant is only available for takeaway or delivery at this time.

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US$5 - US$13
American, Bar
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews onion rings burger salad beef baked beans hush puppies sandwiches interesting selection their specialty my husband loves visiting family friendly atmosphere great place to eat my favorite death craft beers
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A billboard on I-26 enticed us to come and try Higher Ground. A good lunch time crowd on a Saturday. We were looking for something other than a fast food burger. These burgers were a good size and a nice amount of French fries.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I returned on a cold rainy night for another really good hamburger. The onion rings are the best anywhere and our burgers were really superb. Sweet potato fries were excellent. The service is excellent and the staff really seems to appreciate your...visit. We will certainly return.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I should have taken a picture of the Char-Nobyl Burger but this is the basket where it used to live. Perfect amount of heat. Ginger was our server and did GREAT. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 26 December 2020

We ate lunch here today and now we understand why the parking lot was full, and each table was filled. Service was friendly, quick and attentive (thanks, Hannah!), and food was served in a timely manner. My threshold question for a burger place is "Will...they serve a medium-rare burger if asked?" Many places say they will, but then bring out a thoroughly overcooked patty. Not Higher Ground--they were spot-on for burger temperature and doneness. I ordered the "Totes Ma Goats" burger, with creamy goat cheese, lettuce, onion, and bacon aoili. It was delicious, as were the grilled veggies on the side. My husband's cheese steak was excellent as were the baked beans, and we split a basket of sweet potato fries, which were some of the best ones I have had. The fries were neither too crispy nor too floppy, and Hannah kindly brought out the honey butter for dipping. Thanks for one of the best restaurant lunches we have had since COVID. We will be back!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 25 November 2020 via mobile

We went to Higher Ground to go a little up the road and try something new. We got a seat quickly and service was fantastic. I thought my meal was decent, my husband I think really enjoyed his meal. Later I read the meaning behind...the name and thought it was wonderful (check out their website if you’re interested). I think we’ll be back!More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 22 November 2020 via mobile

We took out two salads and they lacked all around. All lettuce and nothing much more. Disappointed as the reviews we highly rated. Maybe they were not salad related. Will not go back

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 15 November 2020

We were politely greeted and seated. My wife and I both had a burger. Mine was a pimento cheese and fried green tomato. It was excellent in every way. Good selection of draft beers. The baked beans were very good with a smokey flavor. We...ate inside as the outside area is just too noisy with traffic. As a side note, this is not Chick-fila. Come inside and enjoy yourselves.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 15 October 2020 via mobile

First experience while visiting family and ordered curb side service. Parking for curb side service is great. Right in front of the restaurant and wait staff comes out quickly. Ordered 2 Char Burgers medium well and one with fries and one with hush puppies. Also...ordered Mi Amigo Southwestern Flip with steak . Burgers are very good size and cooked to order. For ordering to take to out I was disappointed in that no ketchup, mustard or mayonnaise was in our boxes of sandwiches which made for a very dry burger. And no plastics are or even napkins so eating was with fingers. So for take out orders make sure you ask for condiments and napkins. Fries were ok and a little cold. Hush puppies were fantastic and they did send sweet butter with the hush puppies. The Mi Amigo Flip - I couldn’t see or taste the creamy avocado and mexi-ranch. Since take out again had to do without. Food would probably be better dining in so you could ask for the condiments but if you are ordering to go make sure you ask for it.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 4 September 2020 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed our visit to Higher Ground and the food was great. I had a bacon cheeseburger and it was superb. My wife had a grilled chicken salad and we had an app of onion rings, with ranch and buffalo dressing...on the side. The service was good, but they were out of several beer selections. Overall, this was a good visit and the burger was as good or better than any around here.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 19 August 2020

We visited as a family tonight and the food was awesome. The service provided by Ashley was outstanding. We will definitely be back. Thank you.

Date of visit: August 2020
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9 November 2017|
Response from Camper157301 |
What vegan offerings do you offer
9 April 2017|
Response from Chris H | Property representative |
Closed on Sundays. Mon thru Thur 11-8:30, Fri and Sat 11-9:30.
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