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Welcome to The Charles, an iconic restaurant space in the heart of historic La Plata, Maryland.

The Charles is the neighborhood gathering place for locals and the county, where all folks can dine, drink, celebrate and always feel welcome. We serve unique twists on American favorites along with local fare that highlights the culinary traditions of southern Maryland. Our menu is seasonal and we source much of our produce from our own EatWell Natural Farm in La Plata and from other local purveyors. We feature American and regional beers, hand crafted cocktails with a large selection of whiskey along with a well-chosen selection of wine.

In this new Covid world, you can rely on The Charles to serve you safely by always following the best protocols.

Allow us to serve you for dine-in, outside, on our expansive terrace, take-out or delivery.

Stop by anytime for dinner nightly, weekend brunch, weekday lunch or Happy hour every day.

We are accessible and oblige any sort of dietary restrictions.

We are always committed to provide great employment for our team, respect the environment and give back to the community.

Our Team