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Aria Tuscan Grille

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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kale minestrone
market vegetables, gigande beans paesano fett’unta, house made pesto
heirloom tomato caprese
fresh mozzarella, red onion, arugula aged balsamic
calamari fritti
calamari, cauliflower, green onion, herbs lemon aioli
grilled shrimp salad
arugula, endive, radicchio, jicama, fennel radish, fresh orange, cilantro roasted tomato vinaigrette
caramelized gnocchi
prosciutto di parma, pear, gorgonzola truffle oil
seared salmon chopped salad
romaine, cucumbers, red onions, feta, artichokes radishes, celery, tomatoes, heirloom carrots toasted almonds, lemon dill vinaigrette
smoked lemon chicken salad
baby kale, grape tomatoes, olives, feta, toasted almonds heirloom carrots, creamy oregano dressing
aria caesar
fresh kale and romaine hearts, parmigiano crisp parmesan dressing
steamed maine mussels
plum tomato sambuca sauce or white wine, fennel, garlic
arugula walnut salad
gorgonzola, salt roasted beets, fresh pears roasted lemon vinaigrette
fresh mozzarella, tomato and basil
crushed‎ tomatoes, bacon, onion, ricotta
wild mushroom
goat cheese, caramelized onion, arugula, truffle oil
sausage and peppers
fennel sausage, tomato, pepper, onion, mozzarella
bison burger
caramelized mushrooms and onions, frisee sottocenere
roasted caprese
artichokes, oven dried tomatoes, fresh basil mozzarella, arugula, balsamic drizzle
grilled chicken blt
apple smoked bacon, pimento cheese bibb lettuce, market tomatoes
joe’s salmon burger
avocado, tomato, sprouts, jalapeno bacon pickled radish, dill aioli…and yes, it’s that joe
lamb burger
cucumber yogurt, honey goat farms goat cheese za’atar aioli
orecchiette with sausage
toasted garlic, broccoli rabe, chiles
pan seared n.c. trout
market squash, beets, french green beans whipped potatoes, hazelnut brown butter
caramelized gnocchi
veal and tomato ragu, rapini, garlic crema drizzle
eggplant parmigiana
vine ripe tomato marinara, calabrian chiles olives, basil, fontina, parmigiano
crispy baked chicken parmigiana
fresh mozzarella, marinara, mascarpone polenta
fettuccine carbonara
pancetta, parmigiano, cracked pepper
herb goat cheese ravioli
english‎ pea ragu
spaghetti and meatballs
mimo’s meatballs, red sauce, parmigiano
grilled citrus nantucket scallops
panzanella salad of fresh asparagus, tomato radish, sottocenere, ciabatta bread roasted lemon vinaigrette
penne a la vodka
tomato cream sauce, ricotta
aria tiramisu
espresso, lady fingers, mascarpone crema
mascarpone cheesecake
sundried cherries, almond brittle
chocolate hazelnut cake
raspberries, white chocolate crema
panna cotta
strawberry‎ rhubarb jam, pistachios
a selection of gelato and sorbetto
served with biscotti
caffe corretto
shot of espresso “corrected” with a shot of grappa
scoop of gelato topped with a shot of espresso
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal itself was very good. The lining was very dim but I have found this to be pretty consistent among higher in restaurants for the dinner hour. All in all I did enjoy the food. Also had really great service. It is what one...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Antoine C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is easy to find and wonderfully decorated. Delicious meal, great waiter and reasonable prices.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DJW670
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our meal. At first thought we needed to order all the courses but no problem, just order what you are hungry for. Servings are very generous; had to bring some home. Our waiter, Lucky was a joy, entertaining and attentive. We will be...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Shirley C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This unpretentious Italian serves food Italians would recognise, with daily specials, generous portions and lots of flavour. Also does a mean Ngroni!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Leytonite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Queens Feast allows diners to try new Charlotte restaurants with a 3 course fixed price meal. VERY reasonably priced at $30 (plus tax and tip) a lovely dining experience can be had. Our first visit to Aria Tuscan Grille - was amazing. First courses were:...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Reviewed 9 January 2019

Food was OK but the place was very noisy and trying to accommodate too many people. The guy on the guitar was excellent so would go again just to listen to him. Recommend a table not far from the front door, less noise there.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dolores01
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Interesting Italian dishes - out of 4 people - 3 loved their food. Service is great and ambiance is very nice. I will return - but probably won't get the Osso Buco as I did not care for the pineapple in the sauce. But that...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Hammelstone
Reviewed 19 December 2018

the service, atmosphere and food were excellent. overall, an extremely pleasant evening. There is a variety of things to choose from, so everyone should be able to find something they like.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Scenic604739
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Our business group (over 60 of us) went to Aria for our awards dinner night and I'm comfortable in saying we all level happy, full and impressed by both the service and atmosphere! Gabrielle was our Server and she was phenomenal! We're all Recruiters, so...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Erin P
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Had dinner with a friend before going to see Hamilton. Great location. Food delicious, loved the atmosphere. Our wait staff was amazing, friendly, knowledgeable and just the right amount of attention. I recommend a visit soon! I hope to enjoy dinner again soon.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kathie W
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Robert T
8 July 2017|
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Response from Christopher P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry seen this late Robert I do believe so.
13 June 2017|
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Response from jim b | Reviewed this property |
I believe the answer is yes. I was there on a weekday night as part of a large group. Sometimes, being part of a large group gives you a different experience (it cuts both ways). Go and enjoy yourself.
16 January 2016|
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Response from ThomasRector | Reviewed this property |
Regardless of whether they have a kids menu or not, I would not let that deter you from visiting Aria. It is tremendous and Im sure the kitchen would accommodate you! Or simply call them to enquire. Enjoy!
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