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5Church Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.5church.com
  • Phone: (704) 919-1322
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00 - 3:00

    Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 2:00am, Late night begins at 11:00pm

    Saturday Brunch: 11:00am-4:00pm
    Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Sunday Supper: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Jamie Lynch
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: 40 Seated Dinner, 100 Standing Room Mixers
    Business/Networking Dinners and Mixers, Rehearsal Dinners, Wedding Receptions, Bachelorette and Birthday Parties, Special Menu Packages.
  • Private Party Contact: Mandi Matthews (704) 919-1322
  • Entertainment:
  • Special Events & Promotions: Private and Semi-private rooms available for groups from 6 to 300.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 5th Street and N Church Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: All guests of 5Church receive complimentary valet services beginning at 6 pm Monday through Saturday.
A word from 5Church
5Church New American cuisine served in a casual yet refined atmosphere. Cutting edge design, world class food and stellar service are all to be expected.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
Diner Reviews
  • "Loved the dinner experience. Fast, attentive service with great tasting food. Great bar with many options. But when I ask for your opinion please, waitstaff, don't upsell me. I am relying on your experience of the menu. In all responses we had been directed to the most expensive options with no explanation so it felt like it was only for the purpose of increasing the tab. Didn't feel this way the first time we dined here. Gonna give them the benefit of the doubt."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Five things to say about 5 church Great food Great starters-- gnocchi and the black bean hummus are worth a try Great main courses Great trifle Great vibe. A great place to go with work colleagues or your family"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Excellent service, great food. Drink offers are not great and overpriced. Bar ambience is good but not so much dinner."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "The food was amazing! I rarely ever eat an entire meal in one sitting, but I couldn't stop! Also, the smores trifle is to die for. The waitstaff is incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. While this place may be on the pricier side, it is well worth it!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "While visiting Charlotte recently, we dined at 5Church on a Thursday evening. The restaurant decor is fantastic; the art on display really sets this place apart from the other local spots. Unfortunately, the food does not do the setting justice, or at least the tasting menu didn't. There was no cohesiveness in the strange lobster/kiwi/cheese small plate- just poached seafood and a strange fruit and savory herb cheese combo. The pork belly and popcorn grits redeemed things, but then we were served a very tough cube of whitefish, whose proper seasoning could not make up for what it lacked in texture. the lamb lollipops were delightful, but then the dessert included a stale biscuit base that could have come from a grocery pastry case."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Food was fantastic as always! Our server Hannah was great. Cant wait to come back!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • " A truly delicious and stellar presentation of Scallops and Filet!!! The Scallops were phenomenal and nearly melted in my mouth. Fantastic temperature and texture differentials in this dish, love it! The large filet was the perfect steak, presented as requested medium-rare with a slight char on the edges. You guys nailed it, again! And that goes for everything from the front door to the wine list. Thanks chef, staff, and management for another fantastic evening!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Decor great, but from there it was a disappointment. Seems that 5 church is a place to "be seen," for the young professionals. But the food was quite mediocre. Not awful- but not worth going back. Felt rushed by the staff, as well."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "If you want a seamless evening out, this is the place to go."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We had an outstanding dinner with you all. I ordered the Salmon entree and it was cooked to perfection. Our server was fantastic, we never had to ask for anything, she was always ahead of the curve."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Finally had the chance to have dinner at 5Church on Saturday night. It is my new favorite; the food and service was some of the best I have ever experienced. I had the scallops and they were incredible; everything on the plate had a role to play. My wife very much enjoyed the filet. The filet had a perfect crust on each side and was cooked to temp perfectly. The corn soup was also perfectly balanced with a rich creamy texture. I find myself craving the soup and scallops now. Can't wait for our next visit. All the recognition and awards 5Church has received is well deserved."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I took my husband here for is birthday! I had heard a lot about the Restaurant and wanted to check it out! Were foodies and really love to check out new places. We don't live in Charlotte so it was quiet a drive for us! We explained to the hostess that we had traveled just to eat there and the next thing we knew the manager was coming to express his gratitude! The service was excellent, welcoming and very helpful! The food was great! We got the calamari for appetizer and the 60 sec strip is amazing! We got the creme brûlée and the smores! Which were both pretty good! The atmosphere is modern elegant and should be a place that is in NYC or Chicago! I think this place is def an asset for Charlotte and will def be back!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "The place is great to impress a first date but expect the meal to be overpriced. They have a respectable service staff and bar service but the food is a bit mediocre."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "I have been to 5Church several times, all for after work drinks/apps/light dinners. I Love this place. The decor is very modern but comfortable. The servers are accomodating and friendly as well as knowledgable of the menu with great recommendations. I absolutely love that you can get very well-priced small places to supplement an after work cocktail. I love the Hummus and get it every time. This is my new favorite place to take colleagues when they are in from out of town. I will be back, tomorrow in fact, and hope to make it a date night there soon with my husband. Give this place a try, you won't regret it."
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "Great choices for dinner, very creative menu choices. The scallops were excellent-delicious and so tender served w baby corn & micro greens. We will definitely try to get back there to try other menu items!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "This restaurant is great for special occasions and the menu is eclectic. The waitstaff was a little too over zealous but perhaps because it was early and the restaurant was kind of empty."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "A lovely surprise! Inspirational treats. All four of us left empty plates after our meal."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "5 of us went after work for dinner on a Monday night. Everything was great."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Our second visit to 5Church for brunch was just as great as the first!"
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We had a good table on the upper level. Our server Alyssa was really nice and very knowledgeable about the menu. The food was cooked well. The portion sizes on the appetizers was a little small, but the food was good."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "5 Church has a lot of buzz, but the food is really not good. It's fun if you get seated on the main floor, but being stuck up in the top floor next to a service door leaves a lot to be desired. I have been two times and might go back for a drink from the bar, but that would be it."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We went with several friends and everyone had an excellent meal! Staff was polite, quick and attentive. Didn't feel rushed and had an outstanding evening."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "5Church has great food and service. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We went to dinner with a idea of what we wanted. Pleasantly surprised by the chefs new tasting menu. Which is ridicously amazing. Left happy and full, gloating about our meal. Thank you"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "This restaurant just gets everything right! Cocktails are on point. Food is great! Thank you for adding more choices on steaks!"
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "I went to 5Church with a group of 8 this past weekend. Our server Steven was fantastic, and offered plenty of advice for those having trouble deciding. He also gave good recommendations on cocktails. We all chose from different sections of the menu, with mixed reviews. The quinoa tabbouleh was fantastic, as was the bacon pizza, calamari, and scallops. We were less impressed with the beef kofta (which was recommended, but was entirely too dry), and mussels. Also, the white wines we had were decent, but the reds were lacking in flavor and complexity. I would prefer to stick to cocktails next time. Some of our favorites were the Rosemary Gin Fizz and the Viper. I would definitely be back for the cocktails and service."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Ken was our server and things were marvelous from the start. We tried the 60 second steak and were super happy! Smore's Trifle was awesome! We watched the scene evolve from Fine Dining to Club, which was cool. Beer list needs to reflect the Charlotte scene more. Hop Drop is a must. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "We had a great evening at 5 Church. The wild berry monitor was an excellent start.....tasty and refreshing. The mussels were excellent. I loved the pork belly with spiced cabbage but there was only about 3 bites. The lamb burgers were amazing......I'm glad that I didn't get the steak at three times the price of the lamb burger. We got there at 7pm and by 8:30 the place was packed and hopping. Can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "This has been my 8th time at 5 Church. I always enjoyed the food. I brought some out of town business associates to dinner. We had 3 appetizers: Calamari - which was supposed to be spicy with ghost peppers. The ghost peppers were literally ghost peppers. They were not there. We had bbq pork lettuce wraps - they were horrible. Had grizzle in 2 out of the 3. We had the shrimp borsine pizza. The shrimp was raw. I didnt think they served sushi there. They did come through on dinner though. the 60 second steak was excellent and so were the scallops. I honestly will not be going back any time soon. The service was fair at best."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "It was our first visit to 5Church for brunch and we will definitely return. All the items our group ordered were delicious, esp the shrimp and polenta. The service was great and so was the sangria. They don't have an extensive kids menu but our children enjoyed the waffles and omelets. Wonderful restaurant!!"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "I had several people recommend this restaurant. I had a friend visiting from Connecticut and wanted to try a nice restaurant in Uptown. We were very pleased. The food was great, however our waiter was a little disappointing, nice, but not very attentive. Everyone else working there was awesome. We sat in the bar for an hour afterwards and the staff was very friendly, took pictures for us, and served some great drinks. Even our waiter was great at the bar. Definately worth trying. Loved the food and wine. Great recommendation."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We will both return....next time instead of a one on one...I think a group of us would be a better fit...please note 5chruch was everything I thought it would be. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "I adore this restaurant! The decor is so cool and the food was good. The ceiling apparently is the entire book, The Art of War, hand-painted for 3 months. The staff was friendly and EXTREMELY accommodating for my birthday. The restaurant even gave me a card & 10% gift card towards my next visit! Well worth it."
    Dined on 9/21/2013
  • "Dinner was great. Service was fabulous! Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "The food is fantastic and the waiter was so knowledgeable and really interested in us having a wonderful dinner."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "The food was great, everyone was very friendly, I love the décor. Just a great atmosphere!"
    Dined on 5/19/2014
  • "Service was mediocre, server was lying about background for some reason, completely unsolicited. I think he forgot what he had said, or just fabricates for customers on a nightly basis. He never poured more than the first taste of wine from the $100 bottle. No big deal. Food was good. Probably will not return. Disappointed, I could have picked a lot of restaurants downtown and wasted time and money here. "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Oh my... this restaurant is fabulous... I had the crab cakes and poached eggs... delicious... my travel friend had the lamb burger.....we were on our way to the Mint Museum to view "Women of Vision" exhibit.... I was not disappointed.....Steven H was our server ...grand job....he provided excellent personal service, professional and gave us some history about the restaurant... a NEW YORK feel.... a wonderful artist had written on the ceiling......you must visit to find out.... what......! Endless mimosas and sangria.......it was early for us....traveling to museum at 1pm.... but Steven invited us back for dinner dining.......! Lovely 5 star experience.......!"
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "This was our first trip to 5Church and it was a great experience! The service was extraordinary and the food was spectacular. I would definitely recommend it and we will be back! "
    Dined on 5/18/2014
  • "I have been to 5Church a couple of time now and its always been very consistent but this latest trip was not quite up to par. The food was the biggest disappointment. Typically you could immediately see the skill of the cooking, this time everything was just slightly off. The monkfish was almost over cooked and a couple of the small items were actually boring, and I would have never thought anything at this place would be boring. The Jerk chicken wraps were almost pedestrian and you couldn't taste the duck confit in the pierogies. Maybe it was an off night, I don't know, but the service was good despite a minor hiccup in the beginning and the berry mojito my wife had was excellent."
    Dined on 5/18/2014