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Upstream

6902 Phillips Place Ct, Charlotte, NC 28210-2712
+1 704-556-7730
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (32 reviews)
“sea bass” (43 reviews)
“oysters” (36 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
6902 Phillips Place Ct, Charlotte, NC 28210-2712
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I dined at upstream for my 40th birthday. The restaurant was very nicely decorated. I ordered the king crab risotto. The dish was not very appealing to look at but it tasted delicious. The dish was black in color with truffle flakes on top. I...More

Thank Dianca E
Reviewed 18 August 2018

This place has always been known for their great seafood and they now also serve sushi. The food is excellent and if they do not have your wine on the wine list you can bring it and they will open it for a small corkage...More

Thank Niclas365
Elizabeth M, Manager at Upstream, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Dear Sir or Madam, Thanks so much for letting us know about your recent experience at Upstream. We are so glad you enjoyed the time you spent with us, hospitality and service. When you are in next, please ask for a manager. We would love...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The four of us all enjoyed our meals @ upstream, & we will go back again! Great food & service! Loved the sushi, west coast oysters, & the east coast oysters!More

Thank fisher05
Elizabeth M, Manager at Upstream, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Dear Sir or Madam, Thanks so much for letting us know about your recent experience at Upstream. We are so glad you enjoyed the time you spent with us, hospitality and service. When you are in next, please ask for a manager. We would love...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

On record - we are usually fans of Upstream. I’d never return during Restaurant Week. Here’s why.... I ordered mussels (in addition to the meal / menu) - no bread came with them. I asked for bread. I got bread. 4 teeny pieces total for...More

Thank Karin D
Elizabeth M, Manager at Upstream, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Dear Sir or Madam, Thank you very much for your feedback about your experience with us. We are always looking for ways to improve and without feedback from guests that would be difficult. We are very excited about our new chef and the new original...More

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

1st place we tried when we arrived in Charlotte and everything we had was AMAZING!!! The flavors were on point and loved everything from beginning to end! Ask for the robata menu and just try everything! Also try the Seabass in the banana leaf, all...More

Thank M N
Elizabeth M, Manager at Upstream, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Dear Sir or Madam, Thanks so much for letting us know about your recent experience at Upstream. We are so glad you enjoyed the time you spent with us, hospitality and service. When you are in next, please ask for a manager. We would love...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Expensive but worth it for a special occasion. Best sushi I’ve had in a long time. Romantic ambiance and great service.More

Thank NY22
Elizabeth M, Manager at Upstream, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Dear Sir or Madam, Thanks so much for letting us know about your recent experience at Upstream. We are so glad you enjoyed the time you spent with us, hospitality and service. When you are in next, please ask for a manager. We would love...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

During our visit to Charlotte, we had lunch twice at Upstream. Both times, the food was very good: fresh and simple. We had crab croquettes, and salads. Service was slow, but we were not in a hurry, so we did not mind.More

Thank stefano38
Elizabeth M, Manager at Upstream, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Dear Sir or Madam, Thanks so much for letting us know about your recent experience at Upstream. We are so glad you enjoyed the time you spent with us, hospitality and service. When you are in next, please ask for a manager. We would love...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018

My wife decided we should try a new restaurant in Charlotte. Wow, really great experience. We were lucky enough to happen on 1/2 price wine. The rose we chose was wonderful but we noticed it was not the same as mentioned on the menu. When...More

Thank BrunoHoke
Elizabeth M, Manager at Upstream, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Dear Sir or Madam, Thanks so much for letting us know about your recent experience at Upstream. We are so glad you enjoyed the time you spent with us, hospitality and service. When you are in next, please ask for a manager. We would love...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Had lunch this time. Previously meals have been excellent, but this time was disappointed. Yes it was a new menu, but that is not an excuse for the quality of food. Additionally. Service was slow despite it not being busy. Hopefully this is an aberration...More

Thank Lee R
Elizabeth M, Manager at Upstream, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Dear Sir or Madam, Thank you very much for your feedback about your experience with us. We are always looking for ways to improve and without feedback from guests that would be difficult. We are very excited about our new chef and the new original...More

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

While the sushi options don’t appear to have been altered (love the snap, crackle & pop), we were disappointed to see the Tuna Tacos and Shishito peppers no longer on the menu and some the new items we tried (shrimp) didn’t measure up. Due to...More

Thank MattPelino
Elizabeth M, Manager at Upstream, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Dear Sir or Madam, Thank you very much for your feedback about your experience with us. We are always looking for ways to improve and without feedback from guests that would be difficult. We are very excited about our new chef and the new original...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6902 Phillips Place Ct, Charlotte, NC 28210-2712
    (Fairview Road)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-556-7730
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.
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