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Dressler's Restaurant - Birkdale Village
Dressler's Restaurant - Birkdale Village

Dressler's Restaurant - Birkdale Village Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.Dresslersrestaurant.com
  • Phone: (704) 987-1779
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday : 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday-Saturday 5:00-10:00, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Scott Hollingsworth
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hwy. 73 off I-77
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Dressler's Restaurant - Birkdale Village
Dressler's is an upscale contemporary restaurant with patio dining, featuring a menu of steak, imaginative seafood, and creative appetizers paired with an extensive wine list and full service bar specializing in martini's, ports, and single malt scotches.

Dressler’s has a close-knit group of managers who have worked together for many years. Chef Scott Hollingsworth,Manager-John Glenn, and Bar Manager Kevin McNamara have worked with owner Jon Dressler for 17 years combined. The camaraderie and warmth are obvious from the moment you walk through the doors. An accommodating staff will ensure that your experience is memorable.

The 130-seat, 5190-square-foot, Dressler’s Restaurant is a people place located in that new urbanism, people-driven shopping outpost of Birkdale Village. The interior is subdued and relaxed; yet polished. Walls are accented with warm stone, earth tones, and water features. Kim Dressler, wife and co-owner, did the interior desi
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Diner Reviews
  • "The service, food, and ambience were terrific and the price was actually a little less than what we imagined. The idea of noting that it was a special ocassion for my wife and I and then providing dessert to celebrate was a great added touch. I highly recommend this restuarant."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "This is the place to go if you want EXCELLENT food and the BEST service around. They NEVER disappoint."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "My wife and I frequent this location for special occasions or just a great night out. The service and food are always approaching perfection."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "We asked for outside patio seating because it was a gorgeous Friday night. Birkdale Village was hopping with people every where and there was a great band playing across the street at the fountain area. The wine selection is great, our dinner was absolutely delicious and we even had dessert. The apple cake is amazing and mom's carrot cake is too."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Server was great so was the food. Chocolate cake left some to be desired, but the steak, scallops, and crab cakes were AMAZING!"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "From the time we checked in until the end we were treated as their special guest. They even offered complimentary champagne. The halibut was excellent and the wine a perfect match. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "The Dressler family is always cordial. Our visit to the restaurant was for our 50th wedding anniversary. The food and the service was outstanding. Question: How will I receive my 100 points for booking through Open Table and does the points accumulate? Melvin & Macie Riddick"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Had appetizers in the lounge. Fried Green Tomatoes were hard and not so good. Goat cheese with pita bread was great though. My husband had the calamari. Calamari was too thick. Will try it again, though. Nice atmosphere"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Steak was pretty good, Chicken was not. Chocolate Cheesecake was not good. The Carrot Cake was to die for! Awesome"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Every time we visit Dressler's we're never disappointed! Great food and hear service!"
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "The food was excellent on this occasion. The halibut was some of the best I have ever had."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "This time the service was a little slow. I had to flag down my server for more water. And it too a very long time to get the dessert menu. Food was good as usual. We will go back again."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "The fish was not fresh and over cooked. The filet didn't have any taste and the gravy tasted like something from a jar. Too expensive for what we received. Very disappointed after hearing such good reviews."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "We are frequent customers. Dresslers never disappoints us. This is the only place that I will eat the calamari ."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "The Dresslers food and menu at the Metro location is much better than Birkdale location. The great service did made up for the difference. Although the meals were good we did not feel that they were worth fine dining prices."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Wish the food was hot and not warm. The waitress was not that good either, she forgot to bring me back lemons and was not that friendly and had an attitude. Will not go back again."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "My girlfriend and I have been coming here for a couple of years now and never does it fail. The service is always outstanding. They are polite and personable. The food is always comforting and cooked perfectly. Location is great and the atmosphere is like none other. Best restaurant in the mooresville/huntersville area."
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "We have always had a wonderful dining experience at Dresslers Birkdale. They make a fantastic vodka martini with stuffed bleu cheese olives! You can't go wrong with the heart of ribeye steak! Cooked to perfection! We will be back!"
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "Dining outdoors at Dressler's was a very good experience. We leisurely sipped on our wine and enjoyed watching the passing parade of people on a Sunday evening. We had good service. We each had the special $30 fixed price dinner."
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "Excellent service they were friendly warm and inviting , ombience was great , will definitely eat there again . Food was great , tasteful and creative."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Dressler's Birkdale Village is an amazing restaurant. The staff is incredible. They really care about your experience but they do not go overboard. The restaurant was busy and yet we were treated like we were the only ones there. The food was spectacular. I had the salmon and it was as fresh as if they caught it earlier in the day. I enjoyed every bite. This was our first time at Dressler's but we will return as soon as possible."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "The service was spot on. Timed every course and drinks perfectly. Food was delicious. Noise was a little loud, but there was a large rowdy group next to us. Great restaurant week menu."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "We hadn't been to Dressler's for a while, but decided to go for restaurant week. Even with the limited choices, we were all very pleased with our meals. I had the blackened heart of ribeye and LOVED IT! It was a smallish portion, but was very rich and with the rest of the meal (appetizer, mashed potatoes and veggies) was plenty of food, and left room for the tasty volcano chocolate cake. Now that I know the ribeye is a feature on the regular menu, I will put Dressler's on my list of regular places to dine."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "The food and service were wonderful. John Glenn and his team do an outstanding job there! Definitely one of our favorite spots."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "It was a bit crowded, but for a busy day service was great. I wish the restaurant had smaller booths for two as it makes it difficult for servers and patrons to get through the dining area without bumping into others. Food was great."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "We enjoyed the dinner, food was very good, service as always -excellent."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "When we booked, we did not realize it was "Restaurant Week." The place got packed quickly (good for you all) and I think you could have used another server. Ours was excellent: Andrew - very personable, but stretched thin. The food quality was very good, but not "excellent," which is what we are used to from you. We blame it on RW and will return soon."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "We were a group of seven, with a 9 year old and a 74 year old birthday person. They gave us a horseshoe table in a nook, with a great view of the other diners and the street. Service was friendly and impeccable -- a combination not often found. Food, as always, was outstanding. The Restaurant Week menu was top drawer. A slight problem: all the main dishes were enticing - it was really hard to choose. Look forward to a return visit."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "Good food great wait staff. Great romantic date spot. Will bring my Spouse back to enjoy a meal"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Great experience. The halibut was outstanding. The outdoor dining was pleasant to the eyes."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "Even with the restaurant week $30 special, this was not worth the money. I order the crab cakes and they came with nothing except some leaves of lettuce - no vegetable, no starch, no salad nor any soup. The food looked lost on the plate. I also ordered the Thai calamari which normally sells for $12 if ordered separately. The serving size was 8 small pieces, when I expected enough to feed several people, as you would normally get at any Italian restaurant for far less money. The noise level was bad. A large party of 12 sat next to us and you had to shout to talk. This is NOT the kind of atmosphere I would have expected of a restaurant of this price and caliber. I won't be returning!"
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Food was delicious, management and staff went to extra lengths to make our dinner an memorable experience. Loved the quiet booth we were seated at also. Have been dining here for many years and have never been disappointed! Always our first choice for a special occasion dinner."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "You can always count on Dressler's for a great food experience!"
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "We dined at the restaurant over the weekend and the food and wait staff were excellent"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "As always Dressler's didn't disappoint. The food and service were excellent. This is the best place to eat in the Lake Norman area and blows all other restaurants in Birkdale out of the water."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Our reservations were at 5:30pm and this is when the restaurant opens. We were seated immediately and greeted by several servers. All of the servers who stopped by our table were courteous and attentive. It's sometimes difficult for a restaurant to cook steak well done, but Dressler's delivered. My ribeye was perfect. The sides- just okay. I ordered asparagus and mashed potatoes. Initially they brought out roasted potatoes. I tasted them and asked that they correct and bring out the mashed. Both were just okay. Our dessert- apple cake was delicious. I'd recommend to others."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We had never been to Dressler's before and we were not disappointed, everything was delicious! We have already recommended Dressler's to our family and we will be going to again!"
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Ate here with family, all adults. The food was very good, nice atmosphere, great service. Not for young children. Prices on par with other restaurants of this type. Valet parking a must. Would go again."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Excellent food, service, and just an overall great experience. Creative dishes were excellent. I had crab stuffed zucchini as a side on my main dish and it was excellent. I don't normally like zucchini, but loved it prepared that way. The ribeye steak with peppercorn sauce was melt in your mouth excellent."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "We have been patrons (more like friends) of Dressler's for years now. They never disappoint. This is one of the few places that I'm comfortable recommending to friends, family, and business acquaintances. Jon and Kim Dressler have a winning formula, with great food, a pleasant atmosphere, and a host at each location who makes you feel like you're family from your first visit. John Glenn is a treasure. He will ensure that you have a great experience. And don't miss Mom's homemade desserts. I've bought them for business and family functions over the years, and they're the real deal."
    Dined on 7/12/2014