Mimosa Grill

4.6
1865 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Southern
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  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion

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About

Located in the heart of Uptown Charlotte, Mimosa Grill offers fine, Southern cuisine in a casually sophisticated ambiance. Executive Chef Thomas Marlow, has created a seasonal menu that features a "farm to plate" signature style by using only the best of locally raised and grown ingredients. The restaurant's stunning outdoor patio overlooks the Charlotte skyline and is the perfect destination for enjoying our hand-selected wine list, specialty drinks and local beers on tap. For more than 21 years, Charlotte visitors and residents, alike, have come to Mimosa Grill for its impressive cuisine, fresh ingredients and gracious, heartfelt hospitality. We hope you'll join us soon!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Southern, American
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Hours of operation
Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Lunch
Mon–Fri 11:00 am–5:00 pm
Lunch/Brunch
Sat 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Brunch
Sun 11:00 am–2:30 pm
Dinner
Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(704) 343-0700
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Thomas Marlow
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Private party facilities
Please contact us for more information on Mimosa Grill's private dining room and other venues for your next party.
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Private party contact
Francie Rudolph: (704) 343-0700
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Catering
For information on catering and private dining, please contact us at 704-343-0700 or email Francie Rudolph at frudolph@harpersgroup.com.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Martin Luther King & Tryon Streets
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Parking details
We validate parking for the Two Wells Fargo parking deck located off Martin Luther King between College & Tryon Streets.

Complimentary valet parking available after 6:00pm Thursday - Saturday and Sunday brunch 11am - 3pm. Valet & additional parking is located off Martin Luther King between College & Tryon Streets.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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1 review
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great Brunch

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Greensboro
4 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great brunch before the Panthers game. You will not leave hungry.

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New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing. Everything was delicious and my server was on point. I really enjoyed my first time here and will definitely go again.

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d
St. Louis
5 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went for brunch the food was amazing. Much better than we expected. The grits and shrimp tasted the best, the walnut encrusted french toast was to die for. The variety of food was outstanding. The quality of the buffet food was unbelievable. I almost couldn’t believe I was eating off a buffet. Only an omelet station and flavored mimosa would have made this a better experience.

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BR
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

Our food was cold. There was hair in the food, the glasses were dirty. It was just an overall terrible experience. Management was nice and so was our waitress. The buffet is just not up to par.

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G
Western NC
6 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

Service was amazingly slow. Took almost two hours to eat brunch. Our entrees didn't arrive until we had been there for over an hour. Food was ok, nothing special.

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Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Loved the food... great ambience....

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MN
Charlotte
13 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Excellent outdoor seating availability. Appetizers were excellent.

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Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great food. The pecan encrusted chicken salad is as perennial favorite.

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CG
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 2

Service was impeccable but my salad, a Mimosa Grill staple, tasted like the chicken was cooked the day before and left uncovered in the fridge. The server remived it from thebill without me asking.

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Charlotte
17 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best lunch venue uptown in my experience. Great for business meeting also.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We are new to the area and wanted to take 2 of our sons into the city to see it and have a great meal and drinks. Mission accomplished!! All of our food was fabulous...as were the cocktails! Justin was out waiter and we couldn't have asked for a more genuine and perfect server! A++++

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RD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great southern food, but out of sweet tea at noon on a Wednesday. Really. Service was nice, and meal served quickly. Just odd that they had no sweet tea.

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KR
Orlando
5 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed our time. Celebrating a birthday. Good food. Good vibes. Good service

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KS
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

The farro was a nice alternative to the standard veggie/vegan options.

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AE
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Went for Queen Feast..it was a great choice Friendly staff...manager on hand for any conerns. Food and drinks were really good

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Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Phenomenal! I dined at this restaurant with my family and we all selected something different to eat and each dish was amazing and full of flavor. Can’t wait to go back

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BS
Charlotte
18 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

I have been to Mimosa Grill in the past for the brunch, which is amazing. But this time we decided to go here during restaurant week for a date night. I had a salmon dish that was perfectly cooked and delicious. For our starters I had the pimento cheese dip with hushpuppies, which was a great southern dish, I loved that the pimento cheese was served in a small mason jar for a little bit more of that southern touch. My boyfriend had the meatballs appetizer and those were very flavorful with amazing sauce and crusty bread. The deserts left a little to be desired. The peach cobbler was mostly peach with very little cobbler, which was pretty disappointing. I had the pecan pie with ameretto ice cream, which was good but nothing to write home about. Overall we had a very nice experience. The restaurant has very attentive staff, nice temperature, good lighting, and excellent ambiance. I will definitely return.

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GK
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

We attended during restaurant week and was pleasantly surprised with the menu, many of the items were available with a minimal uncharge.

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Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My mom and I went for restaurant week, great experience and excellent food

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KM
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

We had a time that we needed to leave for a show and our food and drinks did not arrive in time even though we were told that we would be out of there in time. To be fair we lost track of time too. Also, it was the Queen's feast. My salad which was watermelon and feta was good, and my husband got tomato bisque which was fine but not great. I got chicken which was fried and overcooked and dry. It was gigantic served on a piece of white bread spread with honey. My dessert which was pecan pie was served round and was kind of like a hockey puck. I am not sure if because we had to get it to go, part of the dessert was maybe missing. I think it may have been served with ice cream if we got it there. However, the pie part really wasn't good. One thing that was really spectacular was the biscuits. They brought them to the table with some kind of honey butter and I couldn't stop eating them. My husband said his tuna was fine. I rarely go out to eat, so it is disappointing when the food isn't good. I actually never write reviews. I think restaurants can have bad nights but I would think that uptown you would find restaurants of better quality. The server seemed frazzled, so maybe something was going on in the kitchen. You never really know where the breakdown is. I wonder if the Queens Feast made it busier than expected.

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RV
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We had Charity as a server and she was excellent. The food was good and bellini’s were amazing!

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Charlotte
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I always have a fabulous time at Mimosa Grill. The staff are courteous and patient! I never feel rushed and the ambiance is so relaxing! Sundry Brunch is my absolute favorite- can't go wrong!

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KD
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

My favorite meal at Mimosa Grill is the Mountain Trout. I always get the Trout a few weeks ago it was taken off the dinner menu. However the manager was still able to provide it upon my request. This past weekend during restaurant week I found out it was not on the menu. It was very disappointing as I'm so accustom to ordering that meal. In addition I also bragged about it. So it was unfortunate that it was not on the menu nor was there any in house.

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CW
Charlotte
6 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and service! Loved the avocado chimichurri on the flank steak

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KH
1 review
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I really enjoyed my visit as it was my first time visiting. The atmosphere and service was great and the fried chicken was superb! I will be returning soon.

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CA
Charlotte
6 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server was very professional and made us all feel very comfortable,

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LA
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was a perfect place for brunch with the ladies. The food, service and ambiance was great!

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Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 3

Business lunch reservation was for 11:30 am- party of 5. Food took over an hour. Had to ask the server a couple of times to check. Think he probably forgot to put the order in. When he realized we were put off, he just stopped paying attention to our table (empty glasses). Had to rush thru lunch then he was nowhere to be found when we needed to pay and rush out. Didn’t comp anything or even apologize for the wait. Food was fine, but don’t think I’ll be bringing clients back anytime in the future.

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Charlotte
36 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

Great good, great customer service!

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I would highly recommend this place to anyone looking for a special meal. The hush puppies (made with rock shrimp, crayfish, and leeks) were a great choice for appetizer, partnered with the charcuterie board. The Beef Tenderloin Filet served with grilled fingerlings and roasted mushrooms was over-the-top delicious and the cocktail menu knocked the meal out of the park. One of the top ten dining experiences of my life. Great service, a comfortable setting, and WONDERFUL food. Please visit if you are able.

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Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Sunday brunch was alright. I wish they had a little more variety. The french toast was the highlight of the meal.

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Charlotte
11 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We arrived early for our Father's Day celebration and the staff was most accommodating in seating us after a very short wait. The service was more than outstanding as our waitress frequently returned to our table to ascertain our needs, if any, and always with a pleasant smile. The menu was a buffet suitable for vegetarian's, seafood lovers, and those who required a more substantial southern cuisine such as shrimp and grits (to die for), mac and cheese, bacon, and/or biscuits with gravy. My party loved the variety of sweetbreads, pastries, fresh fruit, fresh cooked vegetables, tossed salad, shrimp on ice, smoked salmon with toppings of your choice on the side, and more. There was an array of small deserts including cobbler, pecan tarts, and chocolate covered strawberries. We have dined at Mimosa for more than fifteen years and the food has been consistently amazing. Your chef outdid himself with this creative menu that looked like a beautiful display for a culinary magazine.

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Charlotte
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fathers Day

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1 review
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had the “Father’s Day brunch” for a friends birthday. We were so amazed at all the choices and the quality of food, being as it was buffet style. We were only in charlotte for the weekend but Will definitely visit again if ever in the area! Servers were very polite and attentive.

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GK
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 2

The stuffed hush puppies were hot and tasty. The rest of our food was awful. Onion rings were cold and tasteless and pizza was room temperature (might have been good if hot). Our waiter really did not seem interested in or to care if the food was bad. Have not been there in years and thought it would be a good anniversary dinner. Very disappointing and likely will not go back.

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KL
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We enjoyed our dinner, especially the shrimp filled hush puppies! We had a beautiful table by the front window overlooking the courtyard. Restaurant was very busy at 5:30 on a Monday, with several large parties, which contributed to the high noise level. Not so bad to spoil our time, but not a place for private conversation or intimacy. The pork chop was moist and delicious. The steak, ordered medium, came out medium rare, so we sent it back. It was moist and delicious, also. Portion size for the sides were generous, so definitely meant to share. A lovely place for a nice meal in Uptown. Walking distance to Belk Theatre.

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Charlotte
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Love the Sunday Brunch. The French toast are our favorites. Thanks again for a great meal.

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DH
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Have eaten here for lunch but didn't realize they had a Sunday brunch. Wonderful selection of hot dishes, as well as, salad, smoked salmon and steamed shrimp. Great food for very reasonable price. Good spot for gathering with friends or celebrating special occasions. Highly recommend!

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C
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Dining at Mimosa Grill was a pleasant experience. I had not been there in probably a year and was quite surprised to see that the restaurant hadn't skipped a beat. All of the food and cocktails were great. Looking forward to our next visit.

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