Inspired by the hometown of Chef Bruce Moffett, the owner of Barrington's, the restaurant offers a laid-back and bistro-style dining experience to its patrons. Its menu is seasonally-inspired and features a vast array of wholesome dishes that are prepared using locally-sourced, organic ingredients. Among their most popular delicacies are the Oyster Po Boy, Pan Seared Scallops and the Handmade Parmesan Gnocchi. Along with these, their Warm Seasonal Fruit Cobbler and the 'Catch Of The Day' meals are also all known to be extremely impressive. An exciting variety of regional wines and brews are available at the bar if you wish to pair them with your orders.
What happens when you mix sushi and burgers? Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar serves this interesting combination of Japanese and American cuisines to its adventurous patrons. A good place to experiment with food, it allows diners to mix and match dishes calling it the 'Burgushi'. Try a Deliverance Roll which contains pork wrapped in seaweed and covered with barbecue sauce or sample a Bento Box with a burger-sushi combination. An open mind is all you need as you experience two diverse cultures come together in a memorable gustatory experience.
Stunning panoramic views and world-class service come together on the 27th floor of the Charlotte Plaza Building at Bentley's Restaurant on 27. Executive Chef William Schutz prepares traditional French dishes, created at each table by the use of mobile cooking carts known as gueridons. Both private and corporate events are welcomed as the setting can accommodate both a romantic dinner for two and a wedding reception of over 300. With an extensive wine list and menu, including such entrees as filet mignon and Australian Lobster Tail, Bentley's is ideal for a special night out on the town.
Italian food is well-loved by all, but who serves the best authentic Italian fare? Mama Ricotta's is one strong contender for this coveted honor. The Italian soul believes in hearty meals and lavish spreads of well seasoned and mouth-watering food. Mama Ricotta certainly seems to achieve that. This eatery is a quaint little place which serves up the most genuine of Italian food. The food is created out of made-from-scratch mozzarella cheese, fresh seasonal veggies and soft breads. Drinks, to go with the food are also stocked at the bar. Mama Ricotta's also hosts private events and caters for off site occasions.
Perched on the 15th floor of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Punch Room is a classy lounge that boasts of sprawling views of the city. This lounge is known for offering an extensive list of cocktails, wines and other spirits to choose from to accompany you. In case you feel hungry, you can munch on the Tapas style delicacies or other dishes from Punch Room's delightful menu. The elegant interiors are adorned with luxurious furnishings that have a classy appeal and an old-world charm. Its stylish interiors and an impressive menu makes this a great spot to hang out with your special someone and unwind after a hectic day. Though pricey, a visit here is an experience in itself.
Brain child of sibling duo Bruce and Kerry Moffett, Good Food on Montford is a restaurant focusing on extensive use of local and organic products. Serving American cuisine, this tapas-inspired restaurant is known for the quality of its food. Some of their popular dishes are pork bun, pork tenderloin and lamb belly. The place has a long wine list and seasonal cocktails for one to sip on while dining. The ambiance here is mostly trendy and intimate enough for a romantic dinner.
Luce is an upscale Italian eatery in uptown Charlotte which manages to catch your senses with its ambiance and soulful, authentic Italian food. The mood and decor ooze a courtly Italian bistro charm giving a very romantic pulse to the place. Luce is ideal for dates, friendly conversations and business dinners. The bar is well stocked with spirits of diverse kinds. Luce also hosts and caters private events and special occasions.
McNinch House Restaurant is truly unique. A Victorian-style house, complete with towers and porches and intricate woodwork, McNinch House transports patrons to another era of simple but high value dining. With booking highly recommended, this one-of-a-kind restaurant is brimming with an understated grace and southern hospitality. McNinch's is not just another fine dining restaurant but an experience in itself. The food is inspired by Southern American and French techniques and prepared with mind-boggling detail to perfection. This beautiful restaurant also hosts & caters private parties and milestone celebrations in their private space. Winner of prestigious wine awards, the spirits selection speaks of exemplary choices of wines, liquor and cocktails.
Aria Tuscan Grill is that upscale but unpretentious Italian restaurant which lets its food speak for itself. Located in The EpiCentre building, Aria is the perfect place to head to for business lunches & dinners, small celebrations or to just to feed a hungry stomach. The food is Italian with twists of modernity. The bar boasts a large selection of wines and a breezy lounge. The service staff, with their impeccable ethic, leaves little to be desired.
This uptown takeout kitchen supplies the working people of Charlotte's Center City with all the southern-fried soul food they can eat. Choose from staples like blackened pork chops, salmon cakes, or a plate of fried chicken. Mert's also features a selection of "Low Country favorites" like shrimp and grits, fried catfish, and soft shell crab on a hoagie bun. Eating on the run? Opt for a Po' Boy sandwich of shrimp or fish. See website for full menu and online ordering.