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6902 Phillips Place Court

Charlotte, NC 28210


The day’s freshest catch turns into innovative, spectacular cuisine each night at Upstream, located in Charlotte’s SouthPark area. Executive Chef Gene Kato features only the freshest dayboat seafood and best sushi on the menu. The restaurant’s award-winning Pacific Rim cuisine is matched only by its innovative wine list and cool, soothing ambience. Esquire's John Mariani named Upstream one of the best new restaurants in the U.S., and Zagat subsequently name Upstream “Charlotte's most popular restaurant.” With a Dirona designation and Wine Spectator “Best Wine List” award, Upstream offers guests a unique and memorable dining experience.

50 Best Restaurants 2016

2017 BOB Awards winner: Voters' Choice, Best Seafood

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


Starter / Salad / Soup (choice of one)

Sweet and Sour Calamari - Asian Slaw, Vietnamese Vinaigrette

Crab Croquettes - Green Curry Puree, Lemon Aioli, Baby Greens

Chicken Karaage (Japanese Fried Chicken) - Shishito Paste

Mussels (Steamed) - Coconut Broth, Lemongrass

Hamachi - Pickled Jalapeno, Yuzu Vinaigrette

Big Eye Tuna Escabeche - Tomatoes, Pickled Onion, Soy Vinaigrette

Ceviche Oysters - Cucumber Juice, Crispy Garlic

Tuna Crunch Roll - Chopped Tuna, Scallion, Avocado, Spicy Aioli

Upstream Roll - Soy-Marinated Salmon, Crispy Shrimp, Cucumber, Wasabi Mayo

Green Papaya Salad - Duck Confit, Thai Basil, Vietnamese Vinaigrette

Mizuna Salad - Carrot Citrus Dressing, Crispy Burdock

Bibb Salad - Watermelon Radish, Pea Shoots, Croutons, Sherry Vinaigrette

Kimchi Cucumber - Salt-Chili Cured Cucumber, Duck Crackling

Miso Soup – House-Made Tofu, Seaweed

Main (choice of one)

Salmon - Scottish Salmon, Parsnip Puree, Red Curry Beurre Blanc

Filet – Coca-Cola Braised Oxtail, Pearl Onion, Grilled Romaine

Joyce Chicken - Wood Oven-Roasted, Maitake Mushroom, Poached Egg

Sea Bass ($15 supplement) - Banana Leaf Wrapped, Tomato Chutney, Lump Crab, Mango-Papaya Salad, Peanuts

Sake-Marinated Sea Bass ($15 supplement) - Shrimp and Lobster Dumpling, Bok Choy, Carrot edamame, Shiso Mirin Broth

Wagyu Ribeye ($15 supplement) - Free Form Ratatouille, Ponzu

Broiled Lobster Tail ($15 supplement) - Foie Gras Dumpling, Pea Shoots, Black Bean Vinaigrette

Dessert (choice of one)

Sweet Sensation - Profiterole, Passion Fruit Mousse

Chocolate Indulgence - Chocolate Tart, Oreo Crust, Banana Rum Caramel

Coffee Ice Cream - Hazelnut-Espresso Cookie, Espresso Caramel

Strawberry Sorbet - Strawberry Jelly, Freeze Dried Strawberry and Strawberry Puree

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