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6902 Phillips Place Ct, Charlotte, NC 28210-2712 (Fairview Road)
+1 704-556-7730
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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134 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Had a great dinner at Upstream. A modern place that sounds out as different from the many rustic places in Charlotte, the meal was enjoyable and we would go back. But it screams for a bit more and then it would be astonishing. The crudo was nice, although the cucumber overpowered the amazing hamachi. We took the cukes off and... More 

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Oriental, North Carolina
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149 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the evening - great service. Sea bass + crispy duck. Both excellent! Friendly staff great selection

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Roslyn, New York
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here last week and the fish we ordered was very fresh and tasty. Two weeks prior, they had a Dover Sole special on a Thursday night and that was special, i would highly recommend this restaurant for dinner any time.

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Mount Holly, North Carolina
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600 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We went here for lunch on our wedding anniversary and everything was top notch from start to finish. We started out with a nice selection of east coast oysters along with a Sea Smoke Roll and a Nigiri with roe. My wife had coconut soup and we both had the sea bass as an entrée. Brian was a great server... More 

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South Carolina
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124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Celebrated 16th birthday of my daughter. The service was impeccable and the food is out of this world. She felt like a queen. Don't miss the sake-marinated sea bass and the crispy shrimp lettuce wraps.

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A rare weekend without the kids. Called to make sure we could dress casual. Lady who answered said of course. Seated immediately upon arrival. Waiter greeted us with enthusiasm and explained the buffet and the tapas menu. The raw bar included oysters, shrimp, mussels, and sushi. We both had sweet tea and it was perfect. In fact a young lady... More 

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

It was our anniversary and looking for a special place to celebrate. Charlotte has so many good restaurants so it's not difficult to pick a good. And Upstream was a very good one. We started by sharing a variety of oysters which were excellent. I picked the sea bass and my wife chose the Black Grouper also excellent.Followed by a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Because I was dining a solo, I opted to dine in the bar/lounge area. I tried the sushi and crab dip which were both quite tasty. My sushi roll consisted of sea bass, smoked salmon, and eel. An interesting combo which I liked a lot. I cannot wait to return and have the full dining experience with my husband!

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Concord, North Carolina
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127 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Hard to find good fresh seafood this far inland. Upstream was a fresh as you can get it being hours from the coast. They claim the fish caught and flown in daily. Both our dishes were seemed fresh and creatively prepared. This place is miles above from most of the other "seafood" restaurants in Charlotte. Service was great and they... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This was one of our favorite restaurants in Charlotte (top 3) and had been consistent year-over-year. We recently had an impromptu dinner out and found a table promptly, on a busy Friday night, without reservations. We ordered the prix fixe dinner with a special request - hold the cilantro on one order. When we received the main course, both had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?