Aria Tuscan Grill

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100 N. Tryon Street

Charlotte, NC 28202


Bringing the best of Italy to Charlotte, Aria captures the flavors of Tuscany, serving old world comfort food re-imagined in a modern Italian setting. Owner Pierre Bader, SRG General Manager and Wine Director Briana Cohen, and Executive Chef Alex Piatt travel and work together to bring you a taste of the seasons, creating a regional menu focused on local ingredients, braised meats, handmade pastas, wood fired pizzas, and fresh seafood. Complimentary valet parking is available from 6 p.m.

Aria Tuscan Grill will be open Sundays during Charlotte Restaurant Week.

$30 per person (does not include tax or gratuity)

Primi (choice of one)

Caprese - heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil pesto

Tuscan White Bean Soup - butternut squash, kale, tomato

Parmigiano Brodo, Grilled Paesano

Caramelized Gnocchi - prosciutto di Parma, shaved pear, Gorgonzola crema, truffle oil

PEI Mussels al Forno - plum tomato Sambuca sauce OR white wine, fennel, garlic

Eggplant Parmigiana al Forno - tomato marinara, mozzarella, olives, peppadew peppers, basil (may be prepared vegan)

Fritto Misto - calamari, artichoke, peppadew peppers, marinara, lemon aioli

Grilled Meatballs - snipped salsa verde

Bruschetta - choices of Lily Confit (w/ Shallots, Garlic); Roasted Red Pepper (w/ Pecorino); Uno Alla Volta Ricotta (w/ EVOO); Pickled Mushrooms (w/ Balsamic); Sicilian Caponata (w/ Eggplant, Olive); Olive Oil Cured Tomato (w/ Pesto)

Arugula Walnut Salad - Gorgonzola, salt-roasted beets, poached pears, roasted lemon vinaigrette

Aria Caesar - kale + Romaine, white anchovies, red onions, garlic focaccia croutons, Parmesan dressing

Shaved Kale + Chickory Salad - radicchio, hard egg, bread crumbs, Pecorino, hazelnuts, walnut vinaigrette

House-Made Sausage Pizza - fennel pollen, mozzarella, red onion

Wild Mushroom Pizza - goat cheese, caramelized onion, arugula, truffle oil

Margherita Pizza - Uno Alla Volta stracciatella, tomato, basil

Pepperoni Pizza - Molinari pepperoni, mozzarella, chile honey, fresh basil, Pecorino

Secondi (choice of one)

Braised Lamb Shank - red wine risotto, fresh mint + almond gremolata

Roasted NC Trout - sweet potato purée, Brussels sprouts, crisp pancetta, almond brown butter

Grilled 10 oz. New York Strip - mascarpone polenta, sauteed spinach + wild mushrooms balsamic pan sauce

Faroe Island Salmon alla Plancha – roasted broccoli rabe + soppressata, scallion vinaigrette

Crispy Chicken Parmigiana - fresh mozzarella, marinara, capellini, spinach, Pecorino

Pan-Roasted Nantucket Scallops - celery root puré, cipollini onions, wild mushrooms, crisp prosciutto, saba

Prestige Farms Sicilian Chicken Cacciatore - olives, capers, Cremini mushrooms, maltagliati

Grilled Pork Loin - olive oil whipped potatoes, onion mostarda, Marsala pan sauce

Carbonara - house-made fettuccine, pancetta, soft-boiled egg. Parmigiano, cracked pepper

Cavatelli - oxtail ragoût, Pecorino

Hand-Made Orecchiette - house-made fennel sausage, toasted garlic, broccoli rabe, roasted Fresno chili

Grandma B’s Lasagna - Bolognese sauce, ricotta, basil

House-Made Spaghetti - Mimo’s meatballs, Sunday gravy, Parmigiano, garlic paesano

Hand-Made Ricotta Herb Ravioli - Uno Alla Volta fresh ricotta, braised kale, butternut squash purée, hazelnut brown butter

Penne a la Vodka - crushed tomato cream sauce, Uno Alla Volta fresh ricotta

House-Made Pappardelle - venison Bolognese, pancetta, shaved Parmigiano

Pasta al Nero - shrimp, linguine, melted leeks, pickled Fresno chili, preserved lemon

House-Made Kale Garganelli - duck confit, charred radicchio, Pecorino

Terzi (choice of one)

Aria Tiramisu - espresso, ladyfingers, mascarpone crema

Mascarpone Cheesecake – dark chocolate, salted caramel, pistachio

Chocolate Hazelnut Cake - white chocolate crema

Sicilian Cannoli - dark chocolate, Uno Alla Volta ricotta, pistachios

Gnam Gnam Gelato - 3 scoops, pizzelle cookie

Affogato - scoop of gelato topped with espresso

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