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Dressler's Restaurant - Birkdale Village

4.7
1713 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
Perfect For:
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
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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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Thursday : 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday-Saturday 5:00-10:00, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(704) 987-1779
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Scott Hollingsworth
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Hwy. 73 off I-77
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Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Private Dining

Our Birkdale location features a separate dining area perfect for corporate or social events. It comfortably accommodates up to 45 guests for a seated dinner or 60 for cocktail style events.

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What 1713 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.3
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Our waitress was very nice. The food was great. I had the Blackened Heart of Ribeye which was very good. The calamari was great as well

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Coppola Director's Cut Cab was excellent, as was service. 2 of 3 medium filets mignon were perfectly prepared. Third was medium rare and had to be sent back, and was more like medium well (and seemed much smaller) on it's return. At these prices they should replace the whole steak. Cheesecake was beyond delicious!

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

This place was amazing for our anniversary. They handled every detail perfectly and the food was amazing.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

LOVE THE SLOW COOKED RIB - GREAT SERVICE AND EXCELLENT FOOD QUALITY

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

I would like to see you add more booths to accommodate diners. It can be awkward and annoying sitting at a table in a long row of tables. Our food and experience was excellent! Having only one booth is kind of strange actually.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Absolutely wonderful. We celebrate almost every Birthday at Dressler’s. The food is outstanding and the service is world class.

It has become our family restaurant. Everyone loves to go to Dressler’s for any occasion.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Date with my lovely wife. Great evening and enjoyed our first time here

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

We went for our Anniversary and had a great time. The food and service was fantastic!

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4.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Good for a nicer meal without having to dress up too much.

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4.0Dined on April 11, 2018

The food was decent. I thought it would have been better, since this is supposed to be an upscale restaurant. The steak and short ribs that we had were average.

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2.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Dressler's is in need of a menu update and better consistency from their line in the kitchen. As the area's "fine dining" staple and great location, perhaps business is good enough to not be worth the effort. But the food quality has degraded over time - inconsistent seasoning, lower meat quality, uninspired presentations, and "specials" that when described by staff sound like nothing more than what the kitchen has left over.

Bottom line - the experience has dulled to about the same as the other places within Birkdale - for twice the price.

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3.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Mediocre, seems to be living off of a past reputation where it was in an elite class for the market. Menu was dated and uninspired, however the food was well prepared. Service was cloying and disorganized. Limited wine list, on a tacky ipad. Definitely not the 5 star dining that the prices would indicate. Dated room. Grossly overpriced for the experience.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great food, nice and effective staff. Seating is a bit crowded, but we were lucky enough to get a table by a wall.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We love Dressler’s! Food is always delicious, atmosphere great!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Enjoyed an Easter brunch with my family. Dressler's does a terrific job with limiting reservations so that the dining room isn't so crowded and noisy. Great atmosphere and very attentive and friendly staff. Dressler's is a staple for us.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

We had a delightful evening, the food was very good and service and attention was very nice.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

The Lake Norman area was an overnight stop on our way home from Florida. We picked this restaurant because of its creative menu and it didn’t disappoint. Our food was excellent and the service was attentive and not rushed. A relaxing experience after a long drive.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Food was fantastic! So was the service

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Enjoyable evening

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Wonderful dining experience with my family. My three sons have a hearty appetite and thoroughly enjoyed the food and atmosphere! Top notch service!

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Quiet Night with very low crowd. Service was very good. Quality was also very good for all 4 dishes. Nice place. Will definitely come back.

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4.0Dined on March 27, 2018

My wife loved her Just for the Halibut. I had the Heart of Ribeye which is an incredible steak. Unfortunately they served it with VERY lemony potatoes which I couldn’t even eat. The Server was also surprised the potatoes had lemon on them after checking with the kitchen but did nothing to resolve it. Highly recommend the steak but would asking them to hold the lemon as it does not pair well with a steak covered in blue cheese butter. Very surprised the server made no offer to resolve the situation.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Food was perfect as always. Great wine selections and the very best service. A wonderful night.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

The staff were friendly and attentive. The food was great and big servings. Parking is a beast but there is valet available.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Was here to celebrate our 28th wedding anniversary. Dressler's made it very special for us and greeted us with complementary champagne. All the servers seemed to know about our special occasion and wished us their congratulations. Of course the service was outstanding as well as all the food. Thank you for making our special night more special!

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Food and service were excellent.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

This is my 7th time going to Dessler's. I've been to both locations. Both are great. I live closer to Birkdale, so I prefer going to that location. Always a nice experience. Have friends coming from NY in April for a visit. Will be dinning her four when they come.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Excellent menu, great service. Love the venue! Owner John Dressler and Manager John Glen know how to run a top-notch restaurant!!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Outstanding. Overall. John Glenn great owner / manager. Always perfect service and food

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Treated a friend to dinner while they were in town. The menu was good, the food was very good including the appetizers. Was able to hold conversation and eat with little interruption (staff was polite and not intrusive). While it was quite a drive from South Charlotte, it was worth the time.

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3.0Dined on March 15, 2018

The pictures on line looked better than the actual dinning experience for me and my husband. We got the Blackened Ribeye, and it wasn’t the spicy kind of blackened...it was charred-blackened. However, the inside of the steak was pink, but I just couldn’t get passed the ash taste to finish my meal. I did find comfort in the fact that it wasn’t just my meal that wasn’t eatable...my husband got the same thing, and it was prepared the exact same way. It was the first and last time at this restaurant. Cheers!

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3.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Food was good but overall, price was way out of line for the value. Too many other good restaurants in the area to spend this much on a meal that was "fantastic."

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Excellent staff, food and wine selections. You can spend a quiet romantic evening, have your family enjoy a wonderful meal or have a wonderful business meal.

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4.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Steak was undercooked and was sent back. For the cost I expected better tasting food. Desserts by Mom were subpar too

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4.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Good food - terrible bread basket. Perhaps you could serve a real bread basket- milk bread or great rolls.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

A little pricey but the food and service are more then worth it. Treat yourself !

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Everything is delicious!! One of my favorite restaurants now! Will def be coming back!

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Dressler's has a great variety of options both main and appetizers. Always enjoyable, especially their home made desserts.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

As always, Dresslers impresses with immaculate service, wonderful menu and fine dining at a reasonable cost. This is the fourth time we have been to celebrate a special occasion and each time they make us feel valued and special!

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

The food was very good and the service was superb at the Birkdale restaurant. As we'd experienced before. However it was a bit disappointing to see people with baseball caps and tennis shoes dining in the same room... it detracted from what we were expecting to be an upscale experience...

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