The Wine Loft

4.7
97 Reviews
$30 and under
Tapas / Small Plates
The Wine Loft is an upscale Wine Bar in the South End neighborhood of Charlotte that offers over 20 selections by the glass, and over 100 by the bottle.

We have a full bar featuring an extensive list of bourbon, craft cocktails, and beer. Starting June 6th, 2021 we will begin our Sunday Champagne Brunch service including cocktails, mimosa flights and a new daytime menu!!!!

Chef Kyle Gaddas has created an amazing menu of sharable plates including Pan Seared Pork Belly, Yellowfin Tuna, Chicken Yakitori, amazing new Flatbreads, Panini sandwiches and our Cheese and Salumi slates. We are featuring 3 new salads as well as an array of new dessert items including our Limoncello Mascarpone White Chocolate Cake and our house-made Blueberry Ricotta Boozy Ice-Cream Sundae.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 97 people are saying
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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.8
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4.5
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100% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Idris
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

With it being our first time here, we were NOT displeased. Ray and Justin took great care of us and made it feel like we were repeat customers. I have and will recommend this place to everyone I know!

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Catherine
Jackson Hole
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great vibe, nice live music, good wine selection by the glass and bottle. Fun wine bar hopping in CLT.

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steves
Cincinnati
11 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Wine Loft is a vibrant, cozy wine bar and restaurant that has fantastic service, a nice menu and a wonderful wine selection. In addition to its diverse wine selection, its bartenders also skillfully crafted a variety of cocktails using a nice selection of top shelf liquors. The Wine Loft has a nice sidewalk dining area that would be very enjoyable when the weather cooperates. I've added the Wine Loft to my list of 'go to' places in Charlotte.

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DavidL
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The chef, Kyle, came out and we talked to him about our selections. We got great advice. The pan seared tuna is excellent. Although they were called small plates, we were quite full when we left

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience5

Slow service!

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vipPatrickT
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Our first time at The Wine Loft but won’t be out last. Really enjoyed the atmosphere especially with live music on a beautiful Saturday evening. All of the small plates we tried were enjoyable and our server was fantastic. Great experience!

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rodneyG
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The wine loft has a great menu for food and wine. I enjoyed the atmosphere, great place to chill and hangout with friends. I feel this place is under rated and a little gem of Southend.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on May 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Cuban sandwich is good, they have they own version. I'm Cuban, all they need is to toaster it more.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on April 29, 2021
Overall5food3service4ambience5

Affordable wine, tasty food good customer service. Just wish there was more of a food options

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vipVickiB
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Great wine bar with nice vibe, pretty good food and excellent live music. Fun!

The Wine Loft
Responded on April 28, 2021

Thank you so much for your kind words. Happy you enjoyed yourself! Thank you

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NaomiP
Charleston
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great intimate place for 2 people. Very sexy, laid back but upscale spot for drinks, dessert and conversation.

The Wine Loft
Responded on April 28, 2021

So pleased that you had a great experience, hope to see you again soon!

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JMod
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What an awesome place. The owners and staff are so friendly and attentive. Food and wine are delicious! Highly recommend you visit!

The Wine Loft
Responded on April 28, 2021

We are so pleased you had a great experience, come back soon!

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vipDaveB
Charlotte
9 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome place for a date.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great salad. Great drinks.

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KelseyS
Richmond
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the wine and food (we ordered Napa flatbread and bruschetta). Great sized portions, live music from the owner’s band. Really nice ambience, seating, and layout. Can’t wait to go back!

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OpenTable Diner
Montreal
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Great vibe! Just moved to Charlotte and recommend this to anyone looking for a good wine selection and nice atmosphere. I will be back soon.

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vipPriya
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best date night in Charlotte!

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vipCindyP
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite wine bar by far
Great apps
Wine selection and recommendations are great

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Nik757
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice cozy little place. My date and I really enjoyed ourselves. Live music when we went. Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. I recommend making reservations. Such a pleasant experience. We had wine and enjoyed the cheese platter. Although we didn’t have a meal there the food looked amazing. I’ll definitely visit the next time I’m in The area. Wish we had somewhere like this in VA.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
4 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Currently no way possible to socially distance here. There are a very limited number of seats in a very small venue. They offer light appetizers such as flatbread.
We Went for live music and enjoyed it but I probably won’t be returning until later in the year.

The Wine Loft
Responded on March 21, 2021

Hello and thank you for your review and we're glad you enjoyed your time with us. We adhere to all CDC and State requirements and recommendations regarding social distancing and safety. This includes sanitizing, distancing of tables/booths, requiring our patrons to wear masks if they are not actively eating or drinking, requiring that the staff wear masks at all times and limiting our capacity to 50% as required.

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vipSteveW
Charlotte
5 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Valentine’s Day, risky for a first visit. It worked out very well, and I’m sure we’ll go back.

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PaigeG
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We come here often and have had the best experience each time! The service is amazing and food is unmatched

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vipOpenTable Diner
Salt Lake City
4 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a great spot to meet up with friends, take a date or even a business meeting. The lounge seating is super comfortable and a great vibe that isn’t in abundance in south end.

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vipIndiaH
Atlanta
17 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Phenomenal service by Joseph! Patience with our party and detailed with suggestions for food and wine. Great and inviting personality

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DorisD
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Cute place food was just okay great music I will return

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I loved everything about this place. The waiters were very friendly and helpful. The music brought me back to an unmasked time of enjoyment lol. I don’t know how often that particular band plays on Friday night’s but it was an absolutely great experience. My friends couldn’t stop telling me about how nice the atmosphere was. 10/10 would recommend and I will be returning.

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RonL
Charlotte
6 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A really fun place to go. Live music, good food, and good wine. A little compact but we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Great service!
Ron

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viplafletch
Charlotte
27 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Love coming here on Wednesdays for the wine flight special but the food doesn’t disappoint either along with the selection of bourbons they have.

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vipSusan
Charlotte
10 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience5

It's small but packs a punch. Always fun, always hoppin'. Good crowd, great music.

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go2lady
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my first time, and I enjoyed it so much! Great customer service, great wine, great food!! I will return!

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
7 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great wine great music... perfect for girls night or date night..

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MeredithB
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Wine Loft is the perfect place to meet a friend or date. The atmosphere is intimate and comfortable. The staff is knowledgeable and helpful and the food and wine is perfection. Highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time during a casual night out.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The waitress was amazing she was attentive and very professional .

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
17 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrating my husbands Birthday! Katie the bar manager is awesome!

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Diana
Western NC
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

I loved the ambience. It’s a very cute place and I will return. We did not try the food because we didn’t like the options.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Charlotte
17 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Katie is a great bar manager! Drinks are fabulous!

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AntonioS
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the meatballs and cheese tray and both were great!

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ShilendraR
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing wine and services. The waiter was very knowledgeable about the wine selections. The food was excellent as well.

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DianeM
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Terrible. Bartender and other servers as well as managent and guests with mask down entertainment marginal Didn’t have much of what was on menu. Extremely loud chatter. So many better places in Charlotte.

FAQs

The Wine Loft offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (704) 919-0222.

The Wine Loft is rated 4.7 stars by 97 OpenTable diners.

The Wine Loft does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.wineloftcharlotte.com/shop.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.