Oggi Ristorante Italiano
Oggi Ristorante Italiano

Oggi Ristorante Italiano

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.oggicharlotte.com/
  • Phone: 7047169400x
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Monday-Sunday: 11:30am - 2:30pm.
    Dinner: Monday-Sunday: 4:30pm- 10:30pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Eloy Roy
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Ardrey Kell & 521
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Shopping parking lot.
A word from Oggi Ristorante Italiano
Oggi is a family-owned, home style casual Italian restaurant.
Come and explore the Art of Italian Pasta with us in the Shoppes at Ardrey Kell.
We make our own pasta and desserts from scratch everyday and have more than 24 years experience in the industry having owned several restaurants in Miami, FL.
Kids & Gluten-friendly menu available.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
Oggi Ristorante Italiano reviews from OpenTable diners
96 reviews since May 18, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (72)fit for foodies (45)special occasion (35)great for outdoor dining (29)great for lunch (14)kid-friendly (14)romantic (11)notable wine list (10)good for groups (9)late-night find (6)hot spot (4)great for brunch (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Wonderful food, great service. However very crowded and noisy on the Friday evening we were there.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice first experience
    Disappointed
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Friendly staff. Good food and service. Love the fact that it's local.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    BuddyVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Not a good value for mediocre food. It was a busy Saturday night & service was lacking. The sautéed spinach was bitter & swimming in oil. The chicken special was $24 and half the plate was filled with bland tasting pasta in oil.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • jtenVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The food and service was very good. Risotto and crab ravioli were especially good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great as always
    artleeVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Fantastic food and service. Love the eggplant parmesan, salad, chicken, salmon, and desert. What a great restaurant with friendly knowledgable service, in an atmosphere that is good for a date, or good for the family.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It just keeps getting better
    PickyfoodieVIP
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    I discovered Oggi about a year ago and eat there frequently. I have always had a great meal, friendly and knowledgeable wait staff, interesting wines and inventive specials. I have recommended Oggi to several friends who have all had the same experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • FoodieKnows
    Lunch42
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Very average food quality and service. Overpriced. Experience there was "fine," nothing special. Much better Italian food around town.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • So glad we found OGGI!
    Suzy
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Our neighbors introduced us to OGGI, and we found it to be a delightful, delicious little oasis in the midst of the busy Ballantyne area. It is family owned and operated - not a chain. The fare is comprised of fresh daily ingredients, including a few daily specials. Everything we have tried has been perfectly prepared and beautifully seasoned and served by a knowledgable, friendly staff whose service is just right- attentive, but not hovering. So glad I made reservations through Open Table as OGGI is packed even on week nights. This could easily become our favorite.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a great meal
    SteveCVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Thus is our neighborhood gem. Eloy and his staff are great. Great service, outstanding meal. Looking forward to our next visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Food and Service
    FoodieWannabe
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Husband and I went based upon a friends recommendation. Enjoyed one of the best meals out we have had in quite a while. Portabello mushroom special was absolutely delicious and the servers wine recommendation was spot on. We will definitely go back to try other things on the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Top Notch Service, Authentic Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We've been here a few times now and have believe this is the best Italian Food in the area, which also rivals restaurants we've experienced in Italy and Boston's North End. The waitstaff is excellent: attentive, knowledgeable, and very friendly. The service is at least as good as what you will get at places like Capital Grill but without the stuffy atmosphere. If you are looking for a romantic dinner, you might want to reconsider if ambiance and quiet dining is high on your list. Oggi has a vibrant atmosphere and tables are close by, so the noise level is higher than others. We didn't remark at this but the staff volunteered the information that they plan to change the ceiling to reflect less noise. They also plan to add a bar.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Sub par at best for the food experience. Lacking flavor and ingenuity. So over priced for the quality. Our waiter had one other table besides us and still the service was poor. The waiter acted as if he was " in the weeds." We would not ever dine at Oggi again.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • WhiteyVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Food and service was spot on. Never had a meal here that wasn't enjoyable
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect
    artleeVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Love this restaurant. The food and service is spectacular. Need to go once a week to get me fix! Just awesome.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Mostly Yummy
    Jeeter
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    When we arrived the restaurant was busy, had a couple of large groups and was pretty noisy. our booth sat off to one side so the noise didn't bother us much. We started off with a couple of small plates for appetizers. One was very good the other (calamari, one our favorites) was cold and extremely chewy. Definitely do not recommend it. The Cesar salads we large, but the the lettuce was warm and limp and nothing notable about the dressing. But the Lasagne was wonderful as was the veal dish, which was pounded very thin and melted in my mouth. We will be returning but will stay away from the Calamari and salad.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Could be better
    PeterFraedrichVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The food was very good and the price within reason. However, it was very warm and smoky in the restaurant which made it quite uncomfortable and we began looking forward to finishing and leaving. Also the tables were quite small for our party of five and the long plates they use were not appropriate for the table size. It was Friday and therefore quite crowded resulting in it being very noisy to the point of distraction. My wife had lobster which was overcooked and dry. The cannoli desert couldn't get much smaller than the three morsels bites they give you. Otherwise the food was good but there's too much other distractions that did not make it a pleasurable experience.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent Food
    Rdine
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Great food, service was not the best but the owner apologized and corrected the situation. Unfortunately a hail storm knocked out one air unit and the air temp was very warm. We will go back when air is fixed.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Felt like home !!
    Takemyword
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Everyone was very attentive , conscientious and happy ! The food was fabulous and the service was top notch ! We have already decided to become regulars ! Yummy, authentic Italian cuisine !! :-)
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Glad we went
    CoraVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Glad we went. I saw reviews from others and wanted to try it. I go to Italian restaurants all over. I like to find new ones to see if they are really good. They did accommodate me making sauted garlic and oil for the delicious bread they have. Good food, very good service.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Oggi's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    great food, knowledgeble and friendly staff ffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We went for our anniversary and had a great experience. Very reasonable price for the quality of the food. The fish was excellent. Service was top notch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful experience
    datenightersVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    This restaurant is across the street from my health club. Since it was close to where we live, we decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed. We made a reservation for 6:30 on a Friday night. We were seated immediately. Our waiter, Jose, was excellent from start to finish. My wife had the strip steak and I had the trout Livornese. Both came with linguine with oil and garlic. Both dishes were excellent. My wife and I are originally from a New York City suburb and I can only say that the oil and garlic on this pasta was the best I have ever tasted and was certainly equal to and probably better than anything we have eaten in New York City. This chef understands seasonings. Although prices are a little high, it was well worth it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, great servers
    Lalyc
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Loved the lobster cream sauce! Rainbow trout was also very food. We sat outside, but every time the door opened I could hear the roar from the dining room. I think it would be too loud for some people who are sensitive to that sort of thing. We have been here twice now and both times the service was friendly and the food was great. The service was a little slow the last time we were there, but I think it was because they were short handed, not indifferent or inefficient. Food was hot when it came to the table so it had not been sitting around.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent dining experience.
    Migri
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Food and service were outstanding. We will certainly return.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I love this restaurant
    artleeVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    We live in Huntersville, 40 minutes away. We've been 4 times since we discovered it 4 or 5 weeks ago. That should tell you something. Eloy has been our waiter each time, the owners son. At 21 he is the most professional server we have had, maybe ever. Helpful, friendly, offers suggestions -- all of which have been home runs. We would come to this restaurant just for him, but the good news is the food is fantastic. I have had lasagna, chicken, pasta, mango cheesecake, flan, salads, mussels, and many other things. They have all been out of this world. Please, do yourself a favor and come here. The prices are reasonable, the service is fantastic, and the food is a home run!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Italian
    GAgirlfoodie1
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    This was our first time to visit Oggi Ristorante Italiano. Both our food and the service were outstanding. My husband and I shared the mussels for an appetizer and had the seafood pasta for our entrée. We finished our dinner with the chocolate cake. All of food that went by our table looked delicious! The restaurant is very small, so make a reservation. There is a nice outdoor patio.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    NanZVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We tried Oggi based in a recommendation and so glad we did. Food was amazing. Try the mussels in sambuca!! We also tried the risotto and the trout special. Both were great. Our server was very knowledgeable about the menu and very attentive. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent, again!
    Henry
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Oggi is our favorite Italian restaurant. The food is superb and the wait staff efficient, polite, deferential, everything you want. They need a better beer list, but that is all I can complain about!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It just keeps getting better
    PickyfoodieVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    I have been to Oggi over 10 times. Never had anything but an excellent meal, well served and with delicious and reasonably priced wines. I leave each time wanting to return soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Burg3ss
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Oggi was recommended to me by a friend. I made reservations online and my husband and I went for what we'd hope to be a quiet, romantic evening. Wrong! The service was great but we walked into a smoke filled room, fault of the exhaust system and it was so noisy that we couldn't carry on a conversation. The food was ok, not what'd I'd hope for. I had linguine fruitti de mare , the pasta was fresh and seafood was good. It just didn't knock my socks off as I hoped for. My husband had breaded flounder, his fish was fantastic. Appetizer, calamari and zucchini was great and abundant, enough for four. I would not recommend for dinner inside but maybe for an appetizer and wine on the outside patio.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • great food!
    foodlovers
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    This restaurant is always an option when we are thinking of where to eat. The food is great, the service also. The only criticism I would give is thatitis too warm/stuffy in the restaurant. The dining room is small, and kitchen somewhat open, so you can understand why this is. Overhead fans or a better air conditioning system would help this situation greatly. The food.....freshly made pasta and great sauces make this a go-to place for us and many friends!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    We had dinner there with a group of girlfriends, it was really nice the staff was wonderful. Enjoyed the evening.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hidden Gem
    Concordnc
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    I booked this because of Opentable for a business lunch. I had never been there but was more than impressed with our experience. I had a table of 6 and everyone raved over and over what a great choice. The food is terrific, Fresh pastas and plenty of options from starters and main dishes. I would recommend this place to anyone looking for a great Italian place with fresh ingredients and a great staff. Prices are fair for the quality.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Word Must Be Out!!!
    DeeJay
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    The place was bustling when we arrived. Even though we had a reservation, we had to take a table outside or else wait. Seemed to be a lot of walk-ups without reservations that took up many of the inside tables. Anyway, outside was bad, just not very attractive - their outside dining court abuts the parking lot. Despite being busy though, the service was reasonably speedy, and the waiter pretty attentive. Nice selection on the menu, and the food was nicely prepared. Large portions. Overall a nice experience-- if it were not so far out of the way for me, I would definitely return.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    Acorrea
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Had dinner here and the food and service couldn't have have been any better! We will be back for sure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always good!
    Charming
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    This was our third meal and each time, the food is better! Fantastic specials and the traditional dishes are well prepared.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a hit!
    dpd0843
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    Four of us went for a friendly dinner. Food was excellent and service was very good. Served by the owner's son who was very professional and well informed on specials and any other questions we had. We hope he puts another OGGI closer to us in Rivregate.!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Favorite New Italian
    ndp1236VIP
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    Great Experience! Food and service amazing! Every family member loved everything. can not wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • VarietyIsASpiceVIP
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    Great, fresh ingredients and house made pasta, as well as, other flavorful dishes. I have never been disappointed with any selection. The flan was a great finale!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice Night Out
    Panzerbubu
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    We had a lovely dinner. The best part was they provide gluten free pasta dishes. We are gluten free diners and it was nice to have the option. Our waiter, Frankie, is a real gem. Efficient, friendly and eager to please. Definitely a go back to place.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate