The place smelled weird. It had an old home Funk to it and it prevented me from truly appreciating my meal. The food was phenomenal, however it didn't justify paying close to $500 for two people to eat dinner.
Be very careful about making this reservation. Nowhere was it advertised that it was a prefix only menu and nearly $500 for two of us to eat.
Food is overpriced and only average. Minimum 5 course meal for $98 no a la carte menu. I’ve had much better food for much less in Charlotte. They were out of many wines on list and our first bottle had turned, plus got our order wrong brought wrong main course for me.
The service was superb and the food was excellent.
The food is not as good as it once was. Lack of sherry in the she crab soup, limp salad greens, baked Alaska arrived sans flambé. These are things that should not happen with a $400 dinner tab. Wine Steward Wesley is fantastic and saved our evening. He is the jewel in the crown at McNinch. The rest of it is quite tarnished.
Small portions is the real problem in this great little antique restaurant!
Sure we were delighted to be treated like royalty on our anniversary,
Food and chef are awesome
Ambiance is good
Service is top notch
Portions suck :)
But this is not for everyone
Food was good but watch out they add 20% tip without telling you. We almost added another 20% very misleading.
The restaurant is in an old house with a lot of original features, so the dining room decor is appropriately old fashioned. Very quiet and romantic atmosphere, very classic. It features a prix fixe menu, so we each had an amuse bouche, 2 starters, a palate-cleansing sorbet, entree, and dessert--with a fabulous bottle of wine. The sommelier is very knowledgeable and obviously enjoys his work. Everything was delicious and the service was great. Highly recommended for a special occasion.
We had a wonderful time and the food was amazing. We had the best service, the sommelier we spectacular. The wine pairings he put together were perfect. I would highly recommend.
Wonderful as always. Must try place. Every time we go, this place exceeds expectations
Great food, Great Service, Great Experience. Loved the truffle beef strogonoff
Beautiful place to go, service like you seldom get.
Very overpriced for moderate food. I’m no stranger to $300 meals, but I didn’t feel the value was there. A filet mignon requires little skill and little reward for extra effort as opposed to more complex and robust choices. Crab cakes were way over salted also. Nothing really stood out as special other than the building and location.
Such a wonderful place. We never have a bad dinner here. They call you a couple of days before your reservation to confirm and ask about any allergies. They always take care of my wife’s allergies. Mcninch house has become our go to place for a date.