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6902 Phillips Place Ct, Charlotte, NC 28210-2712 (Fairview Road)
+1 704-556-7730
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 10:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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North Augusta, South Carolina
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit Upstream every time we travel to Charlotte, and we have never been disappointed. This time, the oysters were great, the sea bass was wonderful, and (almost as important as the food) the service was outstanding. We love that we can go there and know that it will be a special dinner.

Thank mvpj
Chicago, Illinois
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a group business dinner meeting in one of their private spaces. They did a great job, and had a dedicated staff person there at all times. Food is modern touch and great fresh flavors. Thanks

Thank roger c
Level Contributor
29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a wonderful dinner there recently with my friends. My starter was crab cake. I chose lobster as entree and finished my meal with ice cream desert. Everything is delicious.

Thank youyuanw
Charlotte, North Carolina
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Anniversary dinner. We both enjoyed our dishes (sea bass and grouper). We went in for our anniversary dinner and both loved our pricy meals. Two appetizers, two drinks, two entrees and bottled water came in at about $150 with tip. Everything on the plates was delicious from the fish to the sauces. Great flavors to savor. Exceptional service as well.... More 

Thank 415SecondStreet
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Mondays they have a super deal on oyster which are consistently good here. All the sea food is consistently delicious if a little overpriced. Staff is very agreeable

Thank robertstackmd
Charlotte, North Carolina
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150 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Wife and I have a pleasant night out, enjoyed our dinner thoroughly. We both had Salmon dishes. Very tasty probably one of best I had in a long time. Nice crafted cocktails too. We finished off with a chocolate biscotti mouse desert and very tasty. Atmosphere was warm and romantic. Only reason why not a 5star I felt salmon dish... More 

Thank JohnT01Traveler
Charlotte, North Carolina
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Heard this was one of the best brunches in Charlotte, so we decided to give it a try. Overall, I thought that the food was good, and there was plenty of it since not only can you eat off of the Sunday brunch buffet, but you can order tapas as well. Be advised that if you are wanting a bloody... More 

Thank Magnolialady39110
North Carolina
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259 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Top of the line for getting seafood in Charlotte (very difficult to get really well prepared "Boston" seafood in Charlotte). The atmosphere is sophisticated and the staff very friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. Appetizer of crab cakes was very good. It was their own recipe. The trout was prepared very well and great presentation; the same for the dover... More 

Thank MrPickwick
Seaside, California
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103 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I am a foodie, a cook and difficult to please. There is something good and something missing here. On arrival, we were immediately shown into the overflow room, the banquet room, the substandard room with the charm bypass décor. NO. I asked to be seated in the main dinning room and was shown to the table closest to the kitchen.... More 

2 Thank Martin C
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My friend and I ate at Upstream during the Queen's Feast this year. It gives those of us who don't normally try new places the opportunity to try some of the upscale restaurants at some not-so-quite prices. For an appetizer, I got a bowl of oyster stew. Can't say it was the best I have ever had. The oysters were... More 

Thank Autumn H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
American, Seafood, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6902 Phillips Place Ct, Charlotte, NC 28210-2712
    (Fairview Road)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-556-7730
Craving fresh, day boat seafood and sushi? Upstream, located in the heart of the bustling South park area at Phillips Place, offers guests an innovative menu created by Executive Chef, Tom Dyrness. With a list of awards, including the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, The Dirona Award, Zagat and being named one of the “best new restaurants in the country” by Esquire’s John Mariani, Upstream is the place to have a spectacular dining experience whenever dining in Charlotte.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?