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.
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.
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.
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.
Part of a nationwide chain of restaurants, Five Guys Burgers and Fries is known for their made-to-order burgers. If you happen to be in the area and in the mood for some burgers, the branch on Gateway Lane Northwest is worth going to. The burgers served here are fresh and delicious and come with a choice of toppings. Cajun Style or Five Guys Style Fries and soft drinks from a soda dispenser complete the meal. If you are not in the mood for burgers, you can always try out a sandwich or a hot dog instead.
Mama Gee's is a small takeout restaurant serving traditional African cuisines in the heart of Charlotte. If you are craving for a different kind of meal, different in taste and flavor, then visit Mama Gee's and soak up the original flavors and spices of African cuisines. Try their unique dishes like tomato stew, Omutuo (sticky rice balls), chicken drumsticks, joll of rice which is really delicious. This is an ideal takeout if you are on the go and enjoy your meal in the comfort of your home.
This is a popular hot-dog joint in the heart of city which every foodie would like to visit. Vic, the man behind the food stall dishes out delicious hot dogs ranging from traditional favorites, to vegan hot dogs, to gourmet selections like his Bahn You, Bahn Mi dog, PBBj dog and the Pho-Q Dog. Open between Tuesdays through Friday during lunch hours, customers from the corporate world to construction site workers, all line up for a bite of their favorite hot dog.
Akin to its name, this restaurant offers a unique twist on authentic Ethiopian delicacies. Most of the dishes here are meant to be shared and several vegetarian options are also available. Some of its dishes that have received a mention include Kitfo Quesadilla, Classic Tibs and Sambusa. This eatery aims to raise awareness about Ethiopian cuisine. The staff is hospitable and the service is impeccable which will make you revisit the restaurant soon enough.
Located within the Asian Corner Mall, Le's specialize in Banh Mi sandwiches, a specialty of Vietnam. The sandwich consist of meat placed on Banh Mi bread and is topped with cilantro, pickled carrots, cucumber and daikon. They serve many variations, but the most popular being the 'Number Six' sandwich (grilled pork Banh Mi flavored with spice). In addition to sandwiches they all sell candies, including gingers, gooseberry preserves and licorice apricots, along with beef jerky and other assorted treats. Visitors can wash down their yummy sandwiches with soft drinks. The eatery only accepts cash.