Uptown Charlotte's nickname "Center City" is accurate, as this is the point from which all the neighborhoods, destinations & surrounding suburban towns revolve. The Charlotte skyline is highlighted by several iconic skyscrapers, such as the Bank of America Corporate Center, Duke Energy Center, Hearst Tower, One Wells Fargo Center & more. This is the hub for the cities finance, government, culture & much more. All this hustle & bustle of business merges seamlessly with thriving urban living options. Apartments complexes like Skyhouse Uptown, Vue, Loft One35, along with luxury condos like Avenue, Venue, Skye & many more are sprinkled among office buildings, hotels & restaurants. Home to not only residents but the Carolina Panthers (Bank of America Stadium), the Charlotte Hornets (Spectrum Center) & the Charlotte Knights (BB&T Ballpark). Nestled amongst the towering buildings are lush green parks & stunning works of art representing the culture that pulls this city together. While work may be the beating pulse of Uptown during the day, the evening offers for a little more playful rhythm with restaurants, rooftop patios & vibrant entertainment. Learn a little more about some of these establishments:
NO. 1 | LA BELLE HELENE Why it is Concierge Approved | The restaurant is beautiful! Walking in you feel like you are transported to France. Once seated, fresh bread, salted butter & bowl of delicious gougères are brought to the table. If you like lobster, start with the Lobster Americaine - totally a dream dish. With so many entrees it was hard to pick a fav. This really is one of the "finest" dining experiences in the Queen City!
300 South Tryon Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.969.2550
NO. 2 | 204 NORTH KITCHEN Why it is Concierge Approved | When it comes to southern staples with an elevated twist, look no further than 204 North Kitchen. We would call the atmosphere relaxed rustic. All the food is locally sourced & pairs perfectly with their handcrafted cocktails.
204 North Tryon Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.333.3747
NO. 3 | HALCYON Why it is Concierge Approved | A true seasonal dining experience! Halycon is a hidden gem inside the Mint Museum. The decor is beautiful with the floor to ceiling windows giving you views of center city. Their bread is fluffy on the inside with a nice soft crunch on the outside. Small plates are a great way to order a few different things. The menu is farm to table inspired & designed.
500 South Tryon Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.910.0865
NO. 4 | EDDIE V'S PRIME SEAFOOD Why it is Concierge Approved | Be prepared for an exceptional dining experience. With seafood in the name, it is the star of the show. The ambience has a sophistication & almost a romantic vibe making this a great special event destination. We enjoyed the Bacon Wrapped Filets "Oscar" Style with King Crab
101 South Tryon Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.333.5262
NO. 5 | POTBELLY Why it is Concierge Approved | Mouthwatering sandwiches, soups & salads. There are lots of sandwich options & each sandwich is customizable to your taste. Our favorites are the Skinny Turkey, A Wreak & Clubby. If a salad is more your style, try the Chicken Salad Salad or the Powerhouse. So good!
320 South Tryon Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 980.226.5324
NO. 6 | HAYMAKER Why it is Concierge Approved | Highlighting southern-grown ingredients & providing a farm to table.
225 South Poplar Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.626.6116
NO. 7 | CAPITAL GRILLE Why it is Concierge Approved | When it comes to steak, we don't think you can be wrong. Most of the steaks are dry-aged & cooked to perfection. The Bone-In Kona Crusted Dry Aged NY Strip with Shallot Butter is one of our favs! One of the hardest parts for us is selecting a side - they all are so delicious.
201 North Tryon Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.348.1400
NO. 8 | VAPIANO Why it is Concierge Approved | Swipe your card for an Italian Feast. When you walk in to Vapiano a hostess greets you & gives you a card similar to a debit card. The vibe is modern kitchen meets unique cafeteria. You select the Italian dishes you would like to try, you give the card to the chef who then takes your order & enters on the card what you ordered. You pick up your food, dine & then give the card to the hostess who knows how much to charge you. Great for a quick bite, lunch outing or if everyone is looking for a little variety.
201 South Tryon Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.332.2440
NO. 9 | NUVOLE ROOFTOP TWENTYTWO Why it is Concierge Approved | Nuvolé Rooftop offers a classic cocktail lounge perched on top of the city & showcasing views of the skyline. If you are looking for a sit down dinner this isn't the place, but the food is incredible & well worth it. The crispy house cut chips are amazing! The beef sliders & mini lobster rolls pair perfectly with the cocktails.
220 East Trade Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 980.960.9800
NO. 1 | 7TH STREET PUBLIC MARKET Why it is Concierge Approved | Everyday is different & filled with variety. So many fresh treats brought to you by some of Charlotte's local farmers, artisans & entrepreneurs. Orrman's Cheese Shop has some of the most delictable array perfect for charcuterie. Assorted Table has a collection of wine from $5 to $1,000 - pairs perfectly with Orrman's Cheeses. Zia Pia Imports specializes in Italian flair & features some amazing pastas, olives & oils. Additional, vendors are available with new items daily! The market is open seven days a week.
224 East 7th Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.230.4346
NO. 2 | IVY & LEO Why it is Concierge Approved | Looking for something trendy to add to your wardrobe? Ivy & Leo's collections are always stylish & affordable. The collections usual include a variety of different metals.
100 North Tryon Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.335.0077
NO. 3 | TOWNE & REESE Why it is Concierge Approved | Every lady knows that accessories can take any outfit to the next level. Towne & Reese accessories & bags make a statement all their own.
100 North Tryon Street | Charlotte, NC 28202
NO. 4 | CLT FIND Why it is Concierge Approved | Looking for something uniquely local? Charlotte has some incredible talent & CLT Find is bring some of their creations to one location. Charlotte attire, fashion accessories, home decor, treats, souvenirs & gifts.
224 East 7th Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.614.0931
NO. 5 | BLIS Why it is Concierge Approved | This boutique offers a variety of specialty brands, paper goods, bath/body lines, styles for little ones, etc. For those working in Uptown Charlotte, the complimentary gift wrapping & personalized gift services make it convenient to get a gift on their lunch break.
100 North Tryon Street, Suite 265 | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.376.3888
NO. 1 | ROOFTOP BARS Why it is Concierge Approved | Looking for the finest views of the city...the rooftop bars are tops.
Merchant + Trade | 303 South Church Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.445.2550
City Lights Rooftop | Le Meridien | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.372.9610
Fahrenheit | 222 South Caldwell Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.237.6718
NO. 2 | THE DUNHILL HOTEL Why it is Concierge Approved | You know that feeling of "I've arrived", that is the feeling we get when starting at The Dunhill. There is a magic that is indescribable. Maybe it's the views of Uptown Charlotte or the electricity of the hustle & bustle below but the peacefulness of the rooms. Maybe it's the friendly service or the great room service. No matter what it is, it is well worth the stay. Located in the center of Uptown Charlotte it is a short walk to some of Charlotte's finest dining, attractions & rooftop bars.
237 North Tryon Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.332.4141
NO. 3 | ROMARE BEARDEN PARK
Why it is Concierge Approved | This park is stunning! With a splash park, benches, restrooms, fields, fountains, covered dining & tables, it is a great place to spend a little time. Movies in the park are offered seasonally.
300 South Church Street | Charlotte, NC 28202
NO. 4 | BECHTLER MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
Why it is Concierge Approved | With one of the most impressive collections of art in Charlotte & a variety of national exhibits, beauty abounds. The museum prides itself on maintaining & showcasing mid-century modernism.
420 South Tryon Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.353.9200
NO. 5 | BB&T BALLPARK Why it is Concierge Approved | Take us out to the ballgame! If you love America's greatest past time, you will love watching the Charlotte Knights at BB&T Ballpark. There isn't a bad seat in the park & views of Uptown Charlotte make for a really fun backdrop. A variety of local food & refreshments are offered in the park & if pre-game or post-game festivities are in order restaurants & bars are just a short walk.
324 Mint Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.274.8300
NO. 6 | DISCOVERY PLACE SCIENCE Why it is Concierge Approved | Looking for a fun place to take your children? Discovery Place Science allows kids to be kids, interact and explore in their own way. Inside is Charlotte's only indoor rainforest & largest I-MAX in the state. Other exhibits are Think It Up (Experiments), Being Me (Anatomy), Build Projects ( Design), Towers of Tomorrow (Legos), Cool Stuff (Physical Phenomena) and much more.
301 North Tryon Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.372.6261
NO. 7 | EPICENTER Why it is Concierge Approved | The Epicenter offers a wide variety of entertainment right in the heart of Center City. Watch a movie at Studio Movie Grill, bowl at Strike City, sing along with other patrons at Howl at the Moon, indulge your sweet tooth at Insomnia Cookies or Rocket Fizz, ride the bull at Whiskey River and so much more. There is something for everyone!
210 East Trade Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.688.5980
NO. 8 | BLUMENTHAL PREFORMING ARTS Why it is Concierge Approved | Encompassing 6 theaters including: Belk Theater, Booth Playhouse & Stage Door Theater, the Blumenthal offers venues with a variety of seating, settings & atmospheres. As host to more than 18 weeks of Broadway shows annually, the Blumenthal is the largest Broadway provider in the Carolinas. Two of Charlotte's favs are Charlotte Squawks & the CLT Jazz Festival . With shows that include comedians, bands, musicals, plays, etc. there is something sure to entertain.
130 North Tryon Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.372.1000
NO. 9 | IMAGINON Why it is Concierge Approved | Bringing stories to life & challenging minds is one of the key at ImaginOn. The Spangler Library on the first floor offers books & resources for elementary age children. The Loft is just off the Library, offer a good retreat for teenagers to read, media & mentors. Children’s Theatre of Charlotte is one of the nation’s top theatres for families & offerings productions for all ages. The creativity & education keeps children wanting to come back!
300 East 7th Street | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.416.4600
NO. 10 | NASCAR HALL OF FAME Why it is Concierge Approved | Learn about the history, science & heritage that makes NASCAR racing what it is today. With tributes to drivers, artifacts & activities whether you are a fan of racing or just looking for a fun day, the NASCAR Hall of Fame has it all!
400 East Martin Luther King Boulevard | Charlotte, NC 28202 | 704.654.4400