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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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$10 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We first heard of Kindred awhile back because it is listed as one of best in Charlotte Area 2018. However, it is about an hour drive, without traffic, from us. Therefore, we have never been until today. If you just walk around the Main Street...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Douglas Y
Reviewed 3 days ago

Made a reservation since everyone we know talks highly of Kindred. Tapas style serving - when its cooked, the food comes out. The menu changes so the online menu doesn't necessarily reflect the in-house menu. This was slightly disappointing since the majority of items on...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BulletJosh13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the waygu tartare, nice horseradish and mustard bite. NY strip perfect mid-rare, but cut a bit tough. Nice mash in pool of veal jus. Foie gras ravioli nice bites dressed with fresh grated parm and black truffle. Hard surfaces result in hi noise level....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank I8796GBbruceb
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Made reservations to dine here a few weeks ago with some friends. Immediately noticed their health sanitation score of 88 (B). Gross! Grunge is only cool + trendy until a certain point. We were seated and greeted by our waiter. We ordered a couple appetizers...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

I had heard about Kindred from my daughter, who had eaten there on multiple occasions. We had a wonderful meal and were especially impressed by the excellent service! We loved the oysters, the scallops, and the pasta with duck. Also, the milk bread served before...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank magmack842
Reviewed January 1, 2019

We've visited several times over recent years, and always hope and pray it will be as good as it was the last time...and it was, once again. Here are the highlights: Welcoming staff, quick seating, terrific service and great food....that's the summary. Highlights of the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chuckiek
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

We have been wanting to come here after reading and hearing about how great it is. Kindred lived up to the hype. You need to make reservations. Recommend coming when the Davidson College students are on break or the weekend. Customer service was wonderful. They...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jck1376
Reviewed December 10, 2018

The wife and I were visiting Davidson for a getaway weekend and we were told by several locals that Kindred was "The Place" to go for dinner; when we arrived we were seated and our waiter explained the items and how each course would be...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Logisticsman1950
Reviewed December 8, 2018

We were fortunate to be invited to a small corporate event here. We had the entire upstairs for the event for the approximately 40 people. Everything was wonderful! Appetizers were great, all the small plates were wonderful (loved the fried oysters!), the wine selection was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TP-NC1
Reviewed November 29, 2018

This was highly recommended by my host where I was staying and it was everything that she said and more. She touted the milk bread and crispy oysters so that is what I had as well as duck fat potatoes. The milk bread was divine:...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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September 4, 2017|
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Response from Lamar A | Reviewed this property |
According to sources inside Kindred, the new place will be set up to be a tribute to the early fish camps and oyster bars from days gone by. I am sure the quality of the food and service will be up to par with Kindred. I... More
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April 8, 2017|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
I would avoid the dressed down look. Casual slacks and collared shirt at a minimum for the guys. Quite a few people like to dress up.
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