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Dressler's - Charlotte
Dressler's - Charlotte

Dressler's - Charlotte Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.Dresslersrestaurant.com
  • Email: jon@dresslersrestaurant.com
  • Phone: (704) 909-6295
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Sunday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday ,Saturday 5.00pm - 10/11:00-pm Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Low Country
  • Executive Chef: Scott Hollingsworth
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We have full on-premise as well as off-premise capabilities
  • Entertainment: Amazing outdoor stage with music on most Thursdays and Fridays during the fall and spring
  • Special Events & Promotions: Dressler's offers private rooms for any size group up to 400.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 277/Kings/Kenilworth
  • Public Transit: Metropolitan has bus station.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking is available at the front door for dinner service. Otherwise, there is a six story parking garage located across from the restaurant. We suggest to park on Level 2 and stairs or elevator down to the main level. Level 2 and above are much easier to park than Level 1.
A word from Dressler's - Charlotte
Dressler's is an upscale contemporary restaurant with patio dinning, featuring a menu of steak, imaginative seafood, and creative appetizers paired with an extensive wine list and full service bar specializing in martinis, ports, and single malt scotches.
Dressler's has a close knit group of managers who have worked together many years. Chef Scott Hollingsworth, General Manager Tim Buchanan, Manager Erik Draheim and Bar Manager Brian Lorusso have worked with owner Jon Dressler for 40 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 160 - seat, 6200 sqr ft, Dressler's Metro has unparalleled views of downtown Charlotte. Kim Dressler, wife and co-owner, did the interior design.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
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Diner Reviews
  • "Easter Brunch at Dressler's was great! They offered a varied menu. You could choose your 3 course meal. Definitely a steal for the price. Will recommend to others as well as come again soon, to dine outside. Great choice! Thanks."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Dresslers just doesn't dissapoint! Every dinner has been excellent, and our recent Easter lunch at the metropolital location was outstanding. The calamari appetizer is unique and not to be missed. Save room for one of mamas desserts! "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "I have to say that I'm thrilled my significant other and I gave this place a second, third and fourth chance because it keeps getting better each and every time we go. For a filet that you could cut with a fork and melt in your mouth, look no further! Don't forget about the homemade bread and DELICIOUS honey butter that precedes the entree. In simplest terms, I've found a new Charlotte favorite!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "staff was very friendly, making sure that all of our needs were addressed. food was excellent. "Mama Dressler" made the dessert we ordered (chocolate and peanut butter cheesecake) and it was incredible. All in all, would recommend Dressler's to anyone in the mood for great food with a great atmosphere"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "One of my absolute favorite spots to eat in uptown Charlotte. Jon and the crew are awesome! "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "The special dinner was fantastic. The food and service was great especially for a group of 12. They made us feel very welcome and everyone had a great evening!"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Dresslar's has become a favorite. We have always had great service and food and have never been disappointed!"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Since our original reservation at another restaurant was a bust (the restaurant was closed) we made a last minute reservation here. It took a few minutes for Opentable to accept it since the timing was to close to the other. But we arrived 20mins early to the restaurant. They were able to seat us immediately. We had an excellent view to the outside skyline & could occasionally hear the live music outside as the door was opened/closed. The server was very prompt in serving us. As always the food was excellent. We chose to eat apps & salad so that we could have Mom's Cheesecake! I love Mom's Cheesecake! "
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "solid food and service, place was clean, we would dine here again if we ever come back to charlotte."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "We celebrated out 25th anniversary at Dresslers after hearing many friends rave about it. The food was very good and filling and the service was warm, friendly and appropriately attentive. Spacious round booth seating and a nice view of Uptown. A lovely evening all around."
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "Great food and great service. We will definitely be back!!!"
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "Came to Dressler's on Sunday night and was extremely happy with my experience. Our service was spot on and friendly. Our only disappointment was after ordering the halibut finding out that there was no more left. However the entrees that we ordered were delicious. And we plan to return to try the halibut."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "We have never had a bad experience at Dresslers. Even though we had a noisy large party behind us. The food and attention to detail made it easier to ignore noise."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We have been to the Lake Norman and Concord location many times. This location was a first. The view of the city was amazing. Great food and drinks. Specials of the evening were delectable."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "I enjoyed my dining experience very much. The food was delicious and very tasty. The portions were very adequate and the atmoshere was great. I appreciate the server who willingly took a photo of our family as we celebrated my daugther's birthday. I would like to suggest that more choices be added to the children's menu. Thanks for a great evening."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "The server was very helpfull. Told us a lot of interesting information about the restaurant and Grandma.She was very hepfull on what we might like to order.I will be back next time I come down to see my daughter."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "The food was perfect, the owner brought out our main courses and was very nice and friendly. Beautiful view of Charlotte skyline. Try the cheesecake, you will sorry if you don't."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "We went to celebrate our 12 year anniversary. The food was very mediocre. We had to send a filet back twice due to it being completely undercooked. I ordered the rack of lamb that was completely flavorless. I instead ordered thaw wag you beef and again very bland and up enjoyable. The manager did comp one of our meals and they were very apologetic. I do not recommend this restaurant to anyone."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Don't know if it would have been good because I won't eat cold fish."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Dresslers turned out to be ok but not worth the price point. My wife and I chose two of their most popular items-the halibut and heart of ribeye. Both were good but slightly overcooked. The service was adequate but felt rushed and not personable. The patio has a great view of the city. The calamari was excellent."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Hi, We ate at Dressler's during a golf trip to Charlotte. We had the seafood and grits which was a treat for us northerners. It was fresha and had a nice kick to it. Our server was friendly, informative and attentive. We enjoyed our evening!"
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "I chose Dressler's for my birthday dinner(73). My wife and I had a nice view of the Charlotte skyline, and our waitress was professional, efficient and personable. And we thoroughly enjoyed our food. That, for us, makes for a nice dining experience."
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "We go to Dressler's for all our family birthdays. The food is always good, from steak to seafood, we are always pleased. The wine list is not too pricey but there is a good selection. Eating outdoors is a little more upbeat and noisy while inside is calm with low lighting. Our server, Jerry, did an excellent job. He was fun and knew the menu very well. And the best part of dinner at Dressler's is the cheesecake made by the owner's mother. Absolutely delicious! We now order an entire cake for the holidays!"
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "Not cheap, but, overall experience was worth the price. food slightly overcooked but not bad just less than perfect."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "Just had our anniversary dinner and it is always a treat to eat at Dressler's; great food, great view and excellent service."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "We visited on a Sunday evening. Small crowd as usual on Sunday evenings...it is the best time to go. Outstanding crab appetizer, followed by Eye of Ribeye, cooked perfectly, and the acclaimed Halibut. Key lime pie is incredible. Highly recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "I've been to Dresslers in the past and trust me there's always a reason to return. The warm welcome at the door, greeted with friendly smiles to the service, food, and atmosphere, is phenomenonal! We celebrated our 16 year wedding anniversary and received complimentary champagne and dessert. Dresslers is definitely worth experiencing."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "This is an ideal choice for couples or groups. Valet parking solves the usual midtown parking problems. The service is truly outstanding, and the food is excellent. I would recommend the halibut to any fish lover, and my European guest loved the crab cakes."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Made reservation for our anniversary. Had a good table with city view. Server provided complimentary champagne to start and finished off with complimentary dessert. Food was excellent. Highly recommend for special occasions but also a great bar and patio seating for more casual times."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Great food. Great service. The mac and cheese is absolutely delicious."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Fabulous evening! Bar and wait staff were excellent. Just bummed that you ran out of the peanut butter chocolate chip cheesecake. =("
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "I've been to Dressler's almost every other week & the food, service, & ambiance was top notch. My parents are in town and we had dinner at Dressler's and the food & staff was amazing. The Dressler's team really makes you feel special. I intend to dine there again soon. Dr. Kimm"
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "Wonderful attention from the moment we pulled up to the curb in a rainstorm. Warm welcome. Excellent service from our wait staff. Perfectly paced evening, with no sense of rushing or extended delays. Men were very pleased with their menu selections. Women chose trout and found both trout options a little too strongly flavored. Would have preferred more subtle seasonings. But all were extremely satisfied with the overall meal, including a birthday slice of key lime pie!"
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Dresslers is a hit and you can't go wrong eating here!!!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "When asked, our server helped us make very good choices from the menu after he asked us a few easy questions. He knew so much about each dish, it was if he were going to go back and prepare it himself. The food was amazing, and the portions were perfect and beautifully presented. We felt like the restaurant staff actually enjoyed their jobs there. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "my wife and I went to dress for to celebrate a special occasion and everything was perfect. Everything we ordered from the appetizers free dessert was delicious. We highly recommend the goat cheese with pita bread and the rack of lamb. Every plate was wonderful and the views of downtown Charlotte are excellent. We will definitely return!"
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "Great meal. excellent service. Absolute relish meal. It's always a great time at Dressler's Metro location. only complaint...I order an appetizer that was so good, by the time I finished dinner I didn't have room for desert. Everyone should have that as their only issue!"
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "Can't get enough of this place...overall a very enjoyable experience if you have some extra cash to spend! Mom's cheesecake is a must."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Date night with my husband. Atmosphere was great and the food was fantastic. Adding to my list of favorite places to eat."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "From beginning to end, my experience was incredible!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014