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Aria Tuscan Grille

100 North Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202 (First Ward)
(704) 376-8880
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Ranked #24 of 1,939 restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: First Ward
Cross street: College and Trade Streets
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87% Recommend
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Unique Italian Restaurant and Bar. located in a cultural center and just down t he street from a great music venue, "McGlohon Theatre", which is an old church. Fantastic Italian food. had home made pasta with peas, green beans and Sweet breads. Can't get any sweeter than that. Service was great; server was outstanding, and food was nearly to die... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Server was friendly and attentive. Fresh baked bread with olive oil was amazing. Shaved kale salad was fantastic. Loved it so much, I went back again the next night.

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Cupecoy Bay, St Maarten-St Martin
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We had dinner here last night. I loved the open kitchen, the prices and portions were perfect, and the service was fantastic. I had the rabbit which was seriously good. The kale salad was big enough to split. We will definitely be back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My husband and I visited Charlotte a couple weekends ago. We decided to try Aria for dinner. We did not have a reservation but we were promptly seated because we arrived late in the evening. We ordered the eggplant appetizer and the mussels. Both were delicious. I mean, delicious. I've never witnessed my husband rave over the mussel broth before,... More

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North Platte, Nebraska
Top Contributor
163 reviews 163 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Excellent food and atmosphere. The drink menu is very impressive. We actually had some apps, salad and a margherita pizza which were all fabulous. The service was excellent and the location is top notch in downtown Charlotte. Pricing was very reasonable for a restaurant like this. We will definitely go back!

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Prairie Village, Kansas, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

So good we went back a second time! Enough said. Try the meat and cheese try; to share between 2-4 people. Ask if your pasta entrée can be shared as the lasagna portion was HUGE; but tasty.

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Clover, South Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We went to Aria last night for the first time and probably won't be back any time soon. We were dining before BMG and celebrating a birthday. I had made reservations and when we arrived the hostess knew exactly what was going on, was very friendly and immediately took us to our table. The restaurant is one large space so... More

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Seattle, Washington
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105 reviews 105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Aria was one of my favorite spots when I worked in Charlotte this summer; I'd come for lunch all the time and was always very pleased. Nice service with great management, and they have the BEST dip that comes with the bread; it's basically like a mix of white beans and olive oil - fantastic and something I've never seen... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

My wife and I had a diner there as the place is close to the Time Warner Cable Arena and looks modern and inviting from the windows. Unfortunately this place was so crowded the noise level was too high for us. But on top of that, the Osso Bucco, I ordered was not to my liking at all: they add... More

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Blythewood, South Carolina
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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

My wife and I ate here last night. Service is friendly and spot on. Menu offers a little bit of something for everyone and doesn't break the bank. The bread with cannellini beans is outstanding. Our entrees (pappardelle with beef short rib and butternut squash ravioli) were both very good and amply sized. The homemade sorbet was most excellent. And,... More

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