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McNinch House

511 N Church St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2207
+1 704-332-6159
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good17%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“sorbet” (8 reviews)
“duck” (10 reviews)
“grouper” (3 reviews)
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18:30 - 23:30All hours
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511 N Church St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2207
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Reviews (103)
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

My husband and I dined this past Saturday evening for our 15th wedding anniversary. Our experience was perfect from start to finish. We did the seven course meal with wine pairings. Best lamb I have ever had! Wine pairings were excellent! This was our third...More

Thank Americangirl73
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I have been saving this splurge for a special occasion based on the price point and I was disappointed. The food was average, nothing special or very tasty. I was annoyed because at this price point I was expecting exceptional service. I indicated in my...More

1  Thank jadoc
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The food and the service are outstanding. This is a pre-fixe menu or chef's tasting restaurant only. The choices are excellent. Very romantic. If you are with a group, anticipate a 3 hours experience.

Thank HonestReviewNC
Reviewed 3 February 2017

A beautiful setting, amazing food and service in downtown Charlotte. Exceeded our expectations. Enjoyed the pear salad, tuna tartare, duck and salmon. Dessert was the only part of the menu which wasn't to the same standard as the appetizers and entree. Next visit will definitely...More

Thank ccoto1955
Reviewed 21 October 2016

On a Tuesday night we dined at the McNinch House for the first time, and we enjoyed an anniversary dinner in a wonderful setting, with excellent service. Although the menus are pre-fixe, there were plenty of choices, and we liked the crab bisque, the beet...More

Thank geo08
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to the McNinch House Restaurant after hearing about it from Carolina History and Haunts tour. The restaurant waiter was perfect, the food was amazing and the atmosphere was so romantic. The venison Wellington was to die for and the chocolate...More

Thank sarahchavis
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Getting there for our 8:30 seating time at 8:20, we were told it would be a 20 minute wait or so. We could wait outside as there is no bar area. Asked if the wife and I could order a glass of wine since we...More

2  Thank EPD367
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Over the years have been to McNinch House several times. Although the original format has changed (in the past one had to order entree selection several days before one's reservation), for several years they now have a choice of 5, 7, or 9 course dinners...More

Thank FD360
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I had very high expectations for this dining experience but found it to be quite disappointing. We were one of only two tables in the entire restaurant (it was a Tuesday evening). While the service was nice the food was only average (which was quite...More

1  Thank Lynn-MI
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I reserved dinner for a Saturday night and can share the following. We knew it was going to be a traditional old style NC type home, but it felt like we were eating in a funeral home. Learned about the history of house when I...More

1  Thank Jason C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Parking Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 N Church St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2207
    (Between 9th St. & 8th St.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Fourth Ward
  • Neighbourhood: Fourth Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 704-332-6159
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