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Upstream

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6902 Phillips Place Ct, Charlotte, NC 28210 (Fairview Road)
(704) 556-7730
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Craving fresh, day boat seafood and sushi? Upstream, located in the heart...
Craving fresh, day boat seafood and sushi? Upstream, located in the heart of the bustling South park area at Phillips Place, offers guests an innovative menu created by Executive Chef, Tom Dyrness. With a list of awards, including the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, The Dirona Award, Zagat and being named one of the “best new restaurants in the country” by Esquire’s John Mariani, Upstream is the place to have a spectacular dining experience whenever dining in Charlotte.
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    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best option for seafood in Charlotte

I adore this restaurant. My husband and I have dined at Upstream every few months for the past 3 years. When there is a special dinner or celebration we book a table at Upstream. You can't go wrong with the Miso Black Cod. They are also very good at pairing the side items well with each meal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
MrsNarron
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I adore this restaurant. My husband and I have dined at Upstream every few months for the past 3 years. When there is a special dinner or celebration we book a table at Upstream. You can't go wrong with the Miso Black Cod. They are also very good at pairing the side items well with each meal. definitely get the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This is the first we stopped after arriving in Charlotte. We are so glad that we had our lunch there after a whirlwind start. The portions were just right with room still for desert. Service was great and we even lucky into their oyster special. We will probably stop in again on our way back home.

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Irmo, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The food here was wonderful and the wine pairings were perfect, but what really stood out was the exceptional service! Our waiter was fantastic! He walked us through the menu, suggested wine pairings and checked on us frequently. I felt like I had a private chef instead of just ordering something from the menu. This was by far the best... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My wife and I visited Upstream during the Charlotte Restaurant Week, and made our 3-course selections from their special “prix fixe” menu. We also ordered a special offer of wines paired to each course. Starters ======== Wood Oven-Roasted Octopus Salad (me-excellent) Vine Ripe Tomato Gazpacho (wife-excellent) Dark Horse Sauvignon Blanc (excellent) Main Course =========== Roasted Scottish Salmon (me-good) North Carolina... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

First time ever going to this place and it was fantastic! All of the staff was wondeful from the hostess to our waiter. He was very helpful in explaining our menu to us. The food was great and so was the ambience. Ladies night out was awesome. We really enjoy iurselves and I will be going back.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Go on Sunday for the brunch! The buffet offers a wide selection for everyone. From seafood lovers to the beef and potatoes type. There was prime rib, Mac n cheese, pork loin, shellfish, sushi, smoked salmon, shrimp and grits, salads, fresh fruit, and so much more! Can't forget the tapas menu with the raspberry Belgian waffle. Yum! Order as much... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Looking for a great brunch, Upstream is the place. Great buffet with shellfish, salmon, pork, chicken, prime rib and all the sides; plus tapas to order. Priced right and delicious. Dessert included.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Best sushi I have had in a while. I would definitely go there again. Great atmosphere and service also.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

If you are a foodie, you have to love wine, it is a requirement. Andrew Murray was wonderful, charismatic, and jovial. His passion was evident throughout the evening. It was a treat to have him describe his Santa Barbara county vineyard and the "sideways" phenomena. As for Upsteam, the Harper's restaurant group flagship, everything from the complimentary valet parking to... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We anticipated a wait, but were surprised to find seating at the sushi bar. We wanted a light dinner for the 3 of us, so this was perfect. We shared sushi and another light plate. Good restaurant!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6902 Phillips Place Ct, Charlotte, NC 28210
    (Fairview Road)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: (704) 556-7730

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Doing business

Description

Craving fresh, day boat seafood and sushi? Upstream, located in the heart of the bustling South park area at Phillips Place, offers guests an innovative menu created by Executive Chef, Tom Dyrness. With a list of awards, including the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, The Dirona Award, Zagat and being named one of the “best new restaurants in the country” by Esquire’s John Mariani, Upstream is the place to have a spectacular dining experience whenever dining in Charlotte.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?