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.
Fiamma Restaurant is an Italian eatery tucked away in the polished streets of Uptown Charlotte, serving as the perfect destination for romantic occasions and little celebrations. Fiamma is one of the more popular Italian restaurants in the neighborhood. The ambiance is reminiscent of a quaint European trattoria. The ambiance is cozily warm aided by dim lighting and comfortable seating. The bar's wine selection is extensive and one of the most sophisticated ones. The service effectively complements its reputation.
A slice of New Orleans has come all the way to North Carolina. But hey, so what if you don't have the Mardi Gras, you will be treated to live jazz every night of the week! The barbecue shrimp, Cajun popcorn, red beans and rice, crawfish scampi, all will make your tummy happy. By the way, it has been voted as the best Cajun restaurant in Charlotte.
Global Restaurant has repeatedly been voted one of Charlotte's best, and it is quite easy to see why. The menu at this fine dining restaurant has a great companion in the wine list; together they guarantee a supremely satisfying meal. Start your meal with the beef tartare or the hugely popular Berkshire pork belly; if you want to sample them all at once, have the chef whip up the Global Appetizer Tower for you! There are also plenty of options for vegetarians, each one more delicious than the one before; the eggplant spring roll and sweet potato gnocchi are just two such treats. Although the dining room opens only at 6p, you can drop by for a drink in the wine room anytime after 3p.
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.
If you are in the mood to try out some prime quality steak, Morton's, The Steakhouse is the place to go to. The perfectly-cooked aged meat has put this branch of Morton's on the map. Other dishes which are recommended here include their delicious chicken dishes, fresh seafood delicacies and scrumptious dessert options. The bar menu consists of a number of premium spirits and wines which balance out the flavors of the all-American meat and seafood preparations perfectly. The restaurant, with its elegantly appointed dining space is perfect for a date or a business meeting. Private parties and business meetings can also be hosted in their private dining room.
If you wish to dine of some authentic Thai cuisine, Basil Thai Cuisine is the place to come to. Unlike many street-corner takeaway places, this restaurant is spacious and elegant in its set-up. Classy dark wood and leather furniture, large windows, polished wood floors and paneling and minimal but tasteful decor makes up the interior of this restaurant. The kitchen can be seen through the large glass windows so that diners can entertain themselves watching the chefs cook up delicacy after delicacy. Basil Duck, Pad Thai, Crispy Red Curry Duck and Basil Tilapia are some of the specialties served here. All in all, the restaurant is perfect for a discreet business meeting or a classy and romantic dinner date. A private dining room, accommodating around 40 people can also be hired for corporate dinners and parties.
Jumpstart your day with delicious dishes served at Cowbell Burger and Whiskey Bar. A few of the dishes listed on the menu are Boogan's Bacon Burger or Sausage, Egg with Cheese Biscuits. Their food menu consists of succulent boneless wings, Panda Tacos and burgers which can be complemented with beverages like Banana Pudding and Apple Pie Shakes. Do not miss to try their desserts like Velvet Revolver or NY Cheesecake. Besides food, you also have a relaxed time with friends over drinks like creative cocktails, beer, and whiskey.
The Capital Grille in Uptown Charlotte boasts of an elegant and refined dining experience with its classy decor, sumptuous food and efficient service. Popular for its steak presentations, this restaurant's menu is a delight for food lovers. Temptations like Clamp Shrowder, Shrimp Cocktail, Classic Caviar and Smoked Norwegian Salmon feature on the menu. Desserts are even more heavenly with Chocolate Hazelnut Cakes, Key Lime Pie, White Chocolate Mousse and many more. So, just be there to feel the difference.
Serving up everything an Irish pub should: Guinness, Guinness and Guinness. The Ri Ra Irish Pub does not disappoint its patrons; alongside the traditional Irish stout you can get some tasty traditional pub food such as nachos, wings and burgers. Every Tuesday is “Pub Quiz Night”, and there is live music just about every night of the week.