Sea Level NC

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129 E. Fifth Street

Charlotte, NC 28202


If you’re searching for the freshest seafood and oysters in Charlotte, you’re getting pretty hot. From our farm-to-fork oysters to daily seafood catches to craft cocktails and craft beer, we’ll be the place you can start thinking of as your own dining room. Sea Level NC is located in the base of the Hearst Tower on Fifth Street between Tryon and College. Join us at the bar, oyster bar, or on the patio for lunch, dinner, or drinks. Free parking; call-ahead seating; reservations. $1 Sea Level NC Oysters, Monday-Saturday, 4-7 pm.

Named one of the 2018 "50 Best Restaurants" and a BOB Awards winner: Voters' Choice 2018 "Best Oysters" and 2019 "Best Seafood" by

$35 per person (does not include tax or gratuity)

First course (choice of one)

Sea Level Oysters - (half dozen) – house-made cocktail sauce, fennel mignonette

Lobster Bisque - crème fraiche, lobster, scallions

Grilled Watermelon Salad - pickled watermelon rind, jalapeno fermented honeydew, Cackleberry farms feta, local herbs, blueberry chimichurri

Sea Level Salad - fried oysters, Romaine, cabbage, pickled shallots, roasted corn, radish, white balsamic vinaigrette, horseradish aioli

NC Fresh Catch Ceviche ($2 supplement) - Aji pepper marinade, onion, radish, sesame oil, fermented hot sauce, local cucumber, cilantro

Second course (choice of one)

Grilled Local Swordfish - veggie noodles, whipped Cackleberry Farms feta, olive oil, sundried tomato

Grilled Salmon - Farm & Sparrow farro, Hiram's maitake mushrooms, corn puree, jalapeno pesto

NC Shrimp and Grits – Adluh Mills stone-ground grits, Comeux's andouille, fire-roasted salsa

Smoked Hickory Nut Gap Ribs - NC pork ribs, sorghum BBQ sauce, local potato salad, grilled veggie skewer

Today’s Carolina Fresh Catch ($5 supplement) - green chili coconut Anson Mills rice, cilantro, onion salad, pineapple salsa macha, lime cilantro vinaigrette

Dessert (choice of one)

Ice Cream Cake - crushed Oreo, mint chocolate chip ice cream, chocolate fudge, vanilla whip

Banana Pudding - Nilla wafer, banana rum caramel

Local Macerated Fruits - sponge cake, lemon peel powder

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