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Sante

165 North Trade Street, Matthews, NC 28105
(704) 845-1899
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Ranked #3 of 144 Restaurants in Matthews
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Matthews, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The evening started with the chef sending us an appetizer of mini salmon cakes. Delicious. We ordered the 5 item cheese and meat board as well. It's our favorite. This was followed by a nice small house salad. While I had the NY Strip Steak au Poive, my wife had the Butternut Squash Gnocchi. The food was hot and excellently... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Can't say enough good things about this place. Fine dining in the town of Matthews is hard to beat. The chef is top notch, excellent wine list and food is unbelievable. A true gem in a historic town!

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Indian Trail, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Hello All, I was unsure of this local restaurant and had passed it by for many years, however was part of a business gathering that chose this restaurant. I was pleased right away with the old world decor and felt very welcomed. I am a fan of a restaurant that does not try to do everything and chooses to do... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

I've eaten at Sante numerous times with two to four people. Always enjoyable. Tonight I brought a party of 9 business associates. The service was impeccable. Everyone raved about their food. Everything from trout to grouper to salmon to sirloin to chicken to pork chop. Watermelon salad was unique and tasty. In addition, Tuesday was half-priced wine bottles. Sante has... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We have been to the restaurant several times during the week, or for a special occasion. The food is always great and we are consistently impressed with the serivce.

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Matthews, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Sante delivers delectable food with exquiste presentation at a leisurely, unhurried tempo. The professional staff, everchanging menu and charming atmosphere help to ensure that every meal is a unique experience. The chalkboard outside the establishment is always an enticement and we always consider Sante first for a special dinner.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

What a great experience! We had one night out with no kids and we picked the perfect place! Soooooo romantic and the food was AMAZING!! This restaurant was like being in a little French bistro on a cool night with your lover. Wait staff was perfectly present and then disappeared just long enough for us to share a quaint conversation.... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

A well kept secret outside of Matthews, the food is fantastic! Parking is a slight challenge, but the walk is lovely and the cuisine is worth it.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

The reality of the Service Industry is that employees will call out. However, to use it as an excuse, when an open view to the kitchen showed 6 people working, is truly INEXCUSABLE; especially since our late evening reservation was well past the business peak. Food was good, but hardly worth the wait.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

I have been to Europe at least 20 times + Japan, China, etc + everywhere in the US and wherever I go I look for the best restaurants and I tell you this small place in a small town is a jewel. George Rosser

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