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6902 Phillips Place Ct, Charlotte, NC 28210-2712 (Fairview Road)
+1 704-556-7730
11:30 - 22:00
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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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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Upstream has been a favorite since our first visit several years ago, both during Charlotte's Restaurant Week and on numerous occasions throughout the year. It quite simply never fails us regardless of what we order. Upstream is the high end restaurant of the Harper restaurant triad consisting of Harper's, Mimosa Grill, and Upstream. All do an excellent job, but Upstream... More 

Thank David J
Papeete, French Polynesia
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This restaurant has been in business for years and does not disappoint. Last visit was doing restaurant week so it was very busy, but the service was very good. The salmon was cooked to a very nice medium and the accompanying sauce and vegetables were delicious,

Thank John T
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here the other night with some friends. I am a southern girl, used to eating southern foods. The food in front of me was intimidating. I thought for sure I wasn't going to like it.....but I cleaned my plate! We took pictures but the food just looks gross in them so I won't share. Plan... More 

Thank Nawanna A
Lexington, Kentucky
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78 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Have been here several times -- one of my go-to's when I'm traveling to Charlotte (I'm from out of town). There's nothing that I've had that disappointed, but I've been crazing their sushi, which was among the freshest that I've had! Really good! Service is great, and just the sort of place for special occasions or business dinners. With the... More 

Thank lisab4498
Charlotte, North Carolina
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Placed has changed since my last visit there I believe more than 5 yrs ago. In the last month I went there twice and found a nice atmosphere , good service and great food .Avery pleasant surprise

Thank Giorgio R
Temecula, California
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101 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We highly recommend Upstream. Don't necessarily love the name but you will love the food. Also, recommend you ask for Cristopher as your waiter and take his wine recommendations. The Sea Bass is outstanding. Our business group was seven people. Everybody enjoyed their meals. We highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank davidwladue
Stallings, North Carolina
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129 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Love Upstream! There staff is always on point and the food is outstanding. Yes it is a little pricey! Definitely one of those special occasions restaurants.

Thank travelabroad123
Owego, New York
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Upstream is very pricey but has delicious food. a nice place to go to celebrate a special occasion with friends.

Thank Myreview2016
Charlotte, North Carolina
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151 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Had a great dinner at Upstream. A modern place that sounds out as different from the many rustic places in Charlotte, the meal was enjoyable and we would go back. But it screams for a bit more and then it would be astonishing. The crudo was nice, although the cucumber overpowered the amazing hamachi. We took the cukes off and... More 

Thank babalu w
Oriental, North Carolina
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155 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the evening - great service. Sea bass + crispy duck. Both excellent! Friendly staff great selection

Thank JFR502S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
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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