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Blue Restaurant & Bar

#105 of 1,937 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
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206 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2112 (Corner of College and 5th Sts.)
+1 704-927-2583
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good drinks selection, Happy Hour between 5-7pm would be a good time to go for drinks as they looked like they might be a little pricey normally. David the bartender was AWESOME.

Thank Gary C
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a long series of business training sessions, this was an oasis of calm (early in the evening) and Dave guided us to scallop starters and whole Dover Sole main courses. The food was stunning and a glass of Californian Sauvignon Blanc made for an excellent end to a very enjoyable visit to Charlotte. Thank you 'Blue' and Dave... a... More 

Thank Ashley D
Mooresville, North Carolina
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Prior to going to the symphony last night, chose the Blue Restaurant for dinner. Glad we did! Our server was excellent, friendly, and attentive. We had the tenderloin and the duck bolognese. Both dishes were superb! Don't hesitate to try this restaurant!

Thank Ruth S
Greenville, South Carolina
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109 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The food is flavorful, drinks are tasty and the jazz soulful! Love the calamari, scallops, wild boar and be sure to finish it off with the homemade gelato! Service is usually top notch as well. After dinner you can move up front to the bar and enjoy one of their professional jazz performers. Makes for an excellent evening out with... More 

Thank luv2travelfam
Charlotte, North Carolina
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Blue is an outstanding high end restaurant. The food is amazing and the staff is friendly and very accommodating if you are attending a show nearby. The sea bass is my favorite item on the menu.

Thank taburfield
Keller TX
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Came here with some coworkers after dinner. The service was excellent and food amazing! We split the calamari that has red peppers and fried olives with it. She got a chicken and almond tagine, and I had Trout stuffed with crab. Both were excellent! Will definitely be back, especially with my vegetarian friends.

Thank alicoc
Charlotte, North Carolina
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at Blue prior to going to the Symphony at the Blumenthal Center. The restaurant is very close to the center and would be convenient for pairing with events at the arena as well. The food was very good and moderately priced, though the alcohol is a bit pricey so you can double your bill quickly. Wine was... More 

Thank BeeDub2013
Charleston, South Carolina
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237 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

After attending an affair in a back room, we stayed for dinner and enjoyed the short ribs and the wonderful trout stuffed with crab meat and wrapped in bacon.

Thank geo08
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1,299 reviews
613 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

After reading a bad TripAdvisor review we should have tried to find someplace else.....but we were having such bad experiences in Charlotte that we actually couldn't find a review for anyplace that was good.....so we tried Blue.....another mistake.....food sure didn't make any impressions.....wait staff were off as well.....we need to avoid the city I guess.....

Thank RickMIusa
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

It's currently restaurant week in Charlotte, so we wanted to try Blue uptown. We had reservations for 8:30 and were placed promptly. Valet is complementary and fairly quick. There was a live jazz band great ambiance great seating all around. I had the Beef Tenderloin with a sweet pea Risotto. The tenderloin was okay but the risotto was pretty good.... More 

Thank Chris B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 80
American, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2112
    (Corner of College and 5th Sts.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > First Ward
  • Neighbourhood: First Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 704-927-2583
Blue Restaurant is a sophisticated restaurant that offers flavors from around the Mediterranean region. Our multicultural menu will take your taste buds on a whirlwind tour. prepare to experience a Moroccan Tagine, Whole Roasted Mediterranean Sea Bass or a Tenderloin a la Blue. as you travel around the menu, you will be delighted with familiar dishes and excited by others you have yet to explore.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?