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About 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
Huntersville, NC 28078
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday : 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday-Saturday 5:00-10:00, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Hwy. 73 off I-77
$31 to $50
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
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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.
Dressler's Restaurant - Birkdale Village Ratings and Reviews
Maybe my expectations were just too high. The starter of warm pimento and cheese was good except for the cold tomato jam on top. Same cold bread that was used for the appetizer was used for the table. We split a Caesar salad that had very little flavor and ran on the dry side. Dinner for hubby was short rib and mashed potatoes. The short rib was way too strong and the potatoes were completely devoid of seasoning. He left meat on his plate which is a rare occurrence. I had the rack of lamb and it was delicious with the mustard crust. It came with the same bland potatoes. Our dessert of Mom’s cheesecake was amazing and paired with a 20 year tawny port made it sublime.
Service was mostly good until the check came. We used an Open Table $100 voucher and our waiter only took off $50. He ran it again and we saw where he charged us for two glasses of scotch when we only had one. He swore the bartender had taken the extra glass off. It wasn’t worth arguing about so we left.
In sum, it was ok. We probably won’t go back. There are nicer restaurants with better food for less.
We have eaten at the Birkdale Village location several times over the last few years typically for either anniversaries or birthdays. Due to the costs of the meals there it's not something we can make a regular dinner location so it's just for special occasions. In all previous times the food was always exceptional and the service fantastic. We did not have that experience this time unfortunately. Our server was friendly however he was distracted by issues with another table and we did not get the attention we were used to seeing. I had the fish special that night and the flavor was not what was expected. My wife had the Lobster and Shrimp linguine and the amount of seafood included in the serving wouldn't have made a good bowl of chowder however the taste was good according to my wife. By the time our server had gotten back to us to ask how how our food was we had completed our meal. We were also seated next to a rather loud table of about 8-10 individuals and that was the first time we had experienced that.
In all previous times there we had been asked if we were there for a special occasion. We were not asked this time and it was our 20th wedding anniversary so that was disappointing. This fact was also noted in our Reservation request but was not acknowledged by the host desk either.
Up until this visit we would always recommend Dressler's but this was not one of those times.
The food was excellent. I had the crab cakes and oh my gosh they were to die for. For desert I had Mom's Apple Cake. That too was scrumptious. I took away one star for service because the waiter was a little frazzled and was forgetting a few things like a spoon for my tea. Also it was a little dark and hard to see the menu but other than that, a simply marvelous restaurant.
We just enjoyed another wonderful dinner at Dressler’s. Our daughter joined us to celebrate our wedding anniversary and as always each of our dinners were spectacular. Whether we choose steak, lamb, salmon, or halibut we always finish off the meal with Mom’s Cheesecake. We have celebrated many special occasions at this fine restaurant and it will remain on the top of list—always a best choice! Special thanks to John Glenn who always makes us feel welcome. Merry Christmas to all the Dressler’s staff! See you again soon!
We came to celebrate an engagement that had occurred earlier in the day. I put on my notes on OT to bring a sparkling wine and they did so very nicely. All of our meals were delicious as well as the apps. They treated the future bride and groom with cheesecake. It was so delicious! The wait staff was very attentive and wonderful. It was one of the best meals we have had as a family. Thank you!
Can’t decide which was better, the food or the service,
Best calamari on the planet and all four of us were beyond pleased with our food.
Tables were a little tight but when the food is this good everyone is in such great spirits you don’t mind rubbing elbows a little with the smiling people next to you!
We went to Dresslers at Birkdale Village in May 2017 for our anniversary and recently for a birthday celebration. We love Dresslers. The food is wonderful, excellent service, great ambiance and a wonderful wine list. We will be dining there again, as it has become our favorite.
We’ve been to Dressler’s Birkdale and Metro and this is among one of the finest restaurants in the Charlotte area! The staff are incredibly professional, the atmosphere was elegant and the food is second to none. If you’re looking for great service, a great atmosphere and great food look no further!
We discovered Dresslers about 1 year ago when we moved here and I find that Dresslers is every bit as good as a restaurant in San Francisco or Napa Valley, without the pretense. The food is excellent and the preparation is outstanding. I would recommend it as a special evening out to anyone.
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