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

Dressler's Restaurant - Birkdale Village

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.dresslersrestaurant.com/
  • Phone: 704-987-1779x
  • 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
Dressler's Restaurant - Birkdale Village reviews from OpenTable diners
163 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (123)romantic (87)neighborhood gem (76)notable wine list (61)fit for foodies (60)great for outdoor dining (51)good for groups (50)great for lunch (16)vibrant bar scene (14)hot spot (13)kid-friendly (11)scenic view (9)great for brunch (8)late-night find (6)Show More
  • Appreciative
    urgrate
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Hank and I experienced an evening we will not soon forget. You can't ask for a better way to celebrate an anniversary. Our waitress, Dawn was superb. Everyone wished us a happy anniversary. Very happy with this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent and expensive
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Well you get what you pay for. The food is expensive and great. The appetizers are probably the best.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Food was outstanding, service equally as good. And, reasonably priced. Very friendly and comfortable atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Just Ok
    CLTReviewerVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Had a business dinner at the Birkdale location. Overall it was just average to say the best. The bar manager did not know his wines and seemed confused with the types he was serving. The dining room manager was nice and overall the service was good however the food was just above average. Had the special ribeye which seemed more like a NY strip than a ribeye.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food as always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    We come to Dresslers as often as possible when we have a special occasion to celebrate. The food is always excellent, service is good, and the restaurant has a great ambiance.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LUCK
    LUCK
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    This restaurant provides outstanding service from the time you enter their establishment. You are treated as an individual, they show a personal interest and they care about how you want to be served throughout the evening. Whether you are on a deadline needing fast service or on a romantic date wanting slow service they will accommodate your needs. This is our top restaurant in the Huntersville area. The Manager, wait staff and chef are excellent. Reservations are a must for evening hours. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fantastic Service
    nojake
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    My wife and I enjoyed our Annivesary dinner our waitress was Awesome sorry I don't remember her name. I have recommended two other couples already because of the service. The food was very good as well but the Service gets us to return.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • last minute reservation
    skyblustu
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Got a great time for dinner. Had a great reception, great server and great food at a reasonable price. Wine a little pricey but it was all good!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, great service
    SteveandKathy
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Was recommended by friend and it lived up to expectation. Wait staff was friendly and knowledgable. Portion sizes were ideal without being over bearing. We are always amazed at restaurants that feel the cost requires huge amounts. We look for quality of food and staff. We found both.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dresslers is always delicious
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Have never been disappointed eating at Dresslers - whether in Birkdale or Metro. Ambiance is nice, wait staff helpful, and management does a good job making you feel welcome and appreciated.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not what I expected
    Heshack
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    To keep it short, I was expecting something more than what we received. The food was good but easily forgetable. Will not dine here again!!!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • outstanding overall experience
    diningfor2
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Dining Experience
    DateNight
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    This is the place to go if you want EXCELLENT food and the BEST service around. They NEVER disappoint.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Perfect
    Eatwell
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Evening
    Chambers
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and service
    Davis
    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!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Special Anniversary
    Foodlover
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Customer
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    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
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • DebbieVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    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
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ok....Not Great
    C1499
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Steak was pretty good, Chicken was not. Chocolate Cheesecake was not good. The Carrot Cake was to die for! Awesome
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Dresslers
    TammyR
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Every time we visit Dressler's we're never disappointed! Great food and hear service!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Food & Service
    AngieVIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    The food was excellent on this occasion. The halibut was some of the best I have ever had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Been here many times, food is good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    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.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always delighted with Dresslers.
    toastmast
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    We are frequent customers. Dresslers never disappoints us. This is the only place that I will eat the calamari .
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Date night
    Datenite
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome
    WVUManiac
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic meal!
    littlebird
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for People Watching
    MrandMrsTVIP
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Excellentdine
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Excellent service they were friendly warm and inviting , ombience was great , will definitely eat there again . Food was great , tasteful and creative.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • An Amazing Dining Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious!
    pmpearsonVIP
    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.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Absolutely fantastic
    1220CAM
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    The food and service were wonderful. John Glenn and his team do an outstanding job there! Definitely one of our favorite spots.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • restaurant week
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    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.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a Winner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    We enjoyed the dinner, food was very good, service as always -excellent.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Smiley
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We loved it!
    sandy
    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.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quaint
    finediningatitsbest
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Good food great wait staff. Great romantic date spot. Will bring my Spouse back to enjoy a meal
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic