The Cellar at Duckworth's
Came to dinner with family/friends from out of town. The ambiance is very cool. Good lighting, nice design...very comfortable. Very crowded so it was loud but I was able to have conversation easily at my table. Our server, Bobby Sunshine, was incredibly knowledgeable about the menu and very enthusiastic in the way he described each item we asked about, along with his recommendations. He was an excellent server who was very attentive, nice and friendly. My out of town guests and myself were so impressed with the food, drink,service and decor. An absolute dining pleasure and yes, would definitely return.
Thank you for the great night of dining.
Ambience was awesome. Waiter was fantastic.
Food was okay. Both mine and my friends burger was just charred. I ordered it medium and it was well done.
I also ordered the French Buck with no ginger but it came out with ginger.
Not sure where the communication break down was with no ginger and a med burger.
I did not relay any of this to our server and probably should have.
Food and cocktails were top-notch. The basic Old Fashioned was fine, but not noteworthy. But the East Village and smoked Manhattan were outstanding. Food was perfectly prepared and delicious. Acoustics amplify background voices, making it slightly hard to hear close-up and creates a general background sense of 'commotion', but not enough to ruin anything. Glad we finally checked this place out and we'll definitely be going back. Overall it's very pricey, but the food and drinks are worth it. Servers all appeared knowledgeable and genuinely sincere in their customer interactions.
The drinks are out of this world! A Must! The food was exactly as ordered. Steaks were spot on and all the appetizers phenomenal.
We had a table of 9 to celebrate my birthday. Service was really good & attentive, and the food was really good. Their craft cocktails are excellent. Would highly recommend.
Went here for my birthday dinner! It was fabulous!
Great ambiance, cocktails and food. Was not wild about the “high top” table where we were seated, which are shared dining tables. Chairs were super uncomfortable. Would much rather have been at a table, especially since it was a special occasion. First time there, though, so didn’t know to ask. Only complaint about an otherwise good experience.
This place was amazing! The ambiance was unbeatable, there is nothing like it is Charlotte. Our server Patrick really made our first visit a memorable experience by explaining the history of the Cellar with such enthusiasm! We will certainly be back and ask for him. The beer choices were like nothing I’ve ever seen on tap, food delicious!
Outstanding food and service.
Waiter gave excellent history of the restaurant, had tremendous food recommendations, and overall was a wonderful dining experience
The truffle Mac and cheese is one of the best things I’ve ever ate. The lamb chops were seasoned perfectly.
Cocktails are fun with some new twists.
The “waffle” cone starter is cute but no real depth in flavor. Flavors Reminiscent of sports bar spicy honey wings , coconut shrimp. The tuna poke one was good, the cashews overpowered that waffle cone.
The grilled oysters might have been called garlic butter in shells. Just straight garlic. It was questionable if there oyster in there.
The main courses, mussel linguini and lamb chops. The mussel linguini was ok just 5 mussels. Nothing was bad about it, but wasn’t spectacular.
Ordered lamb to chefs recommendation of medium received it varying temps. The first chop I had was med rare which is fine. Not going to complain about it. The other chop was just rare. Distinctly red. It tasted alright, no real distinct flavor to it.
Cocktails were good, the New York gin sour interesting an unique. The east village again was unique. The daiquiri tasted mostly of the dark rum, not really balanced.
Informed the waiter about the lamb when it was an issue. She offered to have the kitchen bring it up to temp but wasn’t interested in that. Manager came by and offered complimentary desserts, but based on the meal didn’t want to see what that would be like so we declined. Just asked for the check.
The manager comped the lamb, which was unexpected. Still tipped the waiter 20% on the original , pre-comped , price because nothing was her fault.
Overall was just disappointed this experience I’ve been here before and it was great.
Delicious as always!
Food was outstanding, especially pork buns, Brussels sprouts and the waffle cones with poke and chicken and shrimp. Really delicious. Desserts, s’mores and Nutella cheesecake were also terrific. Truffle Mac and cheese was a little too heavy on the truffle oil, couldn’t taste anything else. Also, this place is LOUD! We had to yell to have a conversation. Service excellent. I’d try to come at 5-6 next time to try again before the noise level heats up (we were at 715).
Dinner at the cellar at Duckworth's was incredible. We got the waffle cone appetizer and the poke was delicious. My fiancee got the lemon risotto which was tasty but best of all was the ribeye, cooked to perfection with some seared scallops and great side salad. I'm not much of a salad eater because I dont really like dressing, but whatever they used on the arugula salad was perfect!
My absolute favorite restaurant in Charlotte! The drinks, atmosphere, and food are always amazing! My favorites are th NY Gin Sour, the grouper, and the Brussels!
Food was great. Our server was way over the top for me - like he was the emcee in a circus. Just not a fan of that. Happy to hear about the history of the building, etc. but it was really annoying. He was very nice though and our food was wonderful.
Fun ambiance! Food was tasty, BUT items came out way too fast from the kitchen. Since the food came out SO FAST we couldn’t really enjoy each course properly.
Great food. We had 1 issue with our food, but the manager comped our dessert. Would highly recommend!
This was our first experience here but definitely not the last! Yummy food combinations and great cocktails!
Excellent waitress, food was really good and ambiance decent although a bit loud.
Outstanding experience. Darren took great care of us, food was fantastic and simply put, a thoroughly enjoyable experience.
Phenomenal experience! Our waiter, Zach, was extremely knowledgeable about the entire menu and the drink menu. My drink was perfect and tasted exactly how was described on the menu. The food was outstanding, and I only wish I could have tried more things! Atmosphere adds to the experience with appropriate era music and decor.
The ambiance was awesome, the food was spectacular and the staff were stellar!
The Cellar is a gem. We went Friday night after the Southern Women’s Show. All six ladies enjoyed hearing about The Cellars history during prohibition. Excellent server & wonderful meal. Everyone was pleased.
Hostess’s were not friendly nor willing to move us from a tall high top to one of the many open low top tables. Very disappointing.
The Cellar was excellent from the food to the service. Darren is such an awesome waiter. The food is outstanding. The steak is amazing! Will definitely go back when we're in town.
Celebrated a 45th wedding anniversary for my in laws. We were all very impressed and our waiter BEN was fantastic. The history of this place is impressive and the tour was short but worth it!!
We loved our experience at the Cellar! The food is amazing and ambiance was amazing!
Sam was awesome ! Food and drinks were amazing! Service was wonderful! Very intimate and cool environment
The Cellar is one of my fave restaurants uptown!! The food is always delicious and there is a wonderfully creative variety of beverages that will appease anyone’s taste!
Restaurant is on the site of a former Prohibition era speak easy. Servers are incredibly personable and knowledgable. The cocktails are very unique and the beer list is extensive. A fabulous place for a date or a small party. The Nutella inspired cheesecake is one of the best desserts I have ever eaten. The Red Snapper, too, is to die for.
Nice dimly lit atmosphere set the mood for a great date night. The craft cocktails are amazing. We had the East Village and Veux Carre’ cocktails. The duck flatbread was also worth trying.
I wish they would use different floor cleaner. Their floors are always slippery 😣
The food was great but the drinks were even better. Especially the extra touch of smoking the Old Fashioned.
Always a winner. The food is exvellent and the drinks are fantastic.
Unique and cool ambiance. Very dark lighting but that accents the theme of a speakeasy. Huge and creative beer and cocktails. Farm to table menu.
Amazing food & service. Touring the beautiful beer cellar was the icing on the cake!
We had an excellent server who was very knowledgeable about both drinks and the menu items. Great experience for first timers. A very trendy place.
Some of the best cocktails in town
If you are into beer or cocktails this might be your kind of establishment. Wine selection was very limited. I inquired about bottled water as the water served smelled like chlorine to find they did not serve bottled water. We tried the charcuterie board and a couple of tapas items...mediocre at best. We found this restaurant to be more pretentious and hype than anything.