Sea Level NC

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 Truist Tower on Fifth Street between Tryon and College. Join us at the bar, oyster bar, or on the patio for dinner or drinks. Validated parking in the Truist Tower; walk-ins welcome; reservations recommended. $1 House Oysters, Monday-Friday, 4-6 pm.
  • For every Tito’s Handmade Vodka cocktail sold here during Charlotte Restaurant week, Tito’s will donate $1 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina.
  • Named one of the 2022 "50 Best Restaurants" and a BOB Awards winner: Voters' Choice 2021 "Best Seafood" and "Best Happy Hour" by
  • $40 per person (does not include tax or gratuity)
  • First course (choice of one)
    • Sea Level Oysters (half dozen) - house-made cocktail sauce, fennel mignonette
    • Clam Chowder Bowl - New England-style
    • Ancient Grains Bowl - Farro Piccolo, freekeh, quinoa, kale, onion, cucumber, Sweety Drop peppers, preserved lemon, cumin vinaigrette
    • Salmon Poke ($3 supplement) - Atlantic salmon, sriracha-honey glaze, pineapple salsa, wonton chips
  • Second course (choice of one)
    • Grilled Salmon - sweet potato & root veg hash, broccolini, herbed crème fraîche, pickled mustard seed
    • East Coast Shrimp + Grits - Adluh Mills stone-ground grits, Comeaux andouille, fire-roasted salsa
    • Whole Roasted Chicken - ancho coffee-rubbed chicken, cider braised carrots two ways, roasted celery root
    • Grilled Local Swordfish ($3 supplement) - Sea Island red peas, local greens, coconut jerk BBQ, mango salad, blackberry chimichurri
    • Carolina Fresh Catch ($5 supplement) - Carolina Gold rice corn risotto, cotija, chili lime crema
  • Dessert (choice of one)
    • Bread Pudding - house-made butterscotch candy, rum caramel sauce
    • Chocolate Pot de Crème - Bourbon whipped cream
    • Pecan Cobbler - butter pecans, brown sugar cobbler, vanilla ice cream
  • No substitutions, please.

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