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.
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.
As the name suggests, Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits is all about chicken and Southern comfort food. Known for their made-from scratch biscuits and breaded and fried Southern-style chicken, this chain of restaurants has branches all across the country. The branch in Salisbury, like the others, is a no-frills place which is perfect for grabbing a quick bite to eat while on the go or coming in for a simple family meal.
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.
Voted as Charlotte's Best Caterer and winner of multiple awards, TIN Kitchen is a moving kitchen of delectable food. If you want to take a break from dining out without compromising on the taste and quality, TIN Kitchen can be a great option. Adorably named as Ferdinand (The Bull), Wilbur (The Pig) and Bessie (The Cow), these three trucks serve amazing street food. You can try Tacos, Sliders and Quesadillas from their menu. You can hire them for any private event as well. Taste some great food on the streets of Charlotte and decide what award would your appetite like to give them.
In the heart of the famous NoDa district, Brooks Sandwich House has been serving up delicious Burgers and Hot-dogs for over 40 years. A real Charlotte institution, the restaurant is popular with locals who come in for a hearty breakfast sandwich or a quick lunch. Famous for it's Chilli, drop by for a tasty American-style meal. If you're in the mood why not go all-out and order a Burger 'All the way' for a really indulgent experience. This no frills eatery won't leave you disappointed.
The Cellar at Duckworth's is a great addition to the Uptown dining scene. The underground gastropub has a speakeasy feel and the cellar dates back to 1912. The rustic decor draws from this heritage, creating an inviting, intimate space to appreciate fine food, craft cocktails and beer. Dine on specialties like chargrilled Blue Point oysters, preserved lemon risotto, and grilled shrimp and old mill cheddar grits. The restaurant prides itself on sourcing locally and showcases seasonal produce in a big way. Beer aficionados will love the selection of hard-to-find micro brews and local drafts on the menu. Do reserve a table as seating is limited.
Located near Davidson college, Kindred is a New-American cuisine restaurant that is set over two floors. The bustling and lively interior seating area are always abuzz with conversation, while the cozy outdoor garden setting has a more hushed and intimate ambiance. Drop in to sample exciting dishes off the menu like the Crispy Oysters with dill yogurt and Calabrian Chile Oil, the Flounder with turnip, butternut squash, and cider butter and the Squid Ink Conchiglie with shrimp and sea-urchin butter. For dessert, do not miss out on the moist and tender Milk Bread and the Take-Two & Call Me Amaro.