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6902 Phillips Place Court

Charlotte, NC 28210


The day’s freshest catch is turned into innovative, spectacular cuisine each night at Upstream. Executive Chef Sam Diminich and Proprietor Tripp Cagle feature only the freshest dayboat seafood and the best sushi. The restaurant’s award-winning Pacific Rim cuisine is matched only by its innovative wine list and cool, soothing ambiance. Esquire Magazine’s John Mariani named Upstream one of the best new restaurants in the U.S. and Zagat subsequently named Upstream “Charlotte’s most popular restaurant.” With a Dirona designation and a Wine Spectator "Best Wine List" award, Upstream offers a unique dining experience that is unparalleled in SouthPark.

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)

Hamachi - Pickled Jalapeño & Yuzu Vinaigrette

Big Eye Tuna - Marinated Tuna, Tomatoes, Pickled Onion & Soy Vinaigrette

Spicy Tuna Roll - Chopped Tuna, Scallion, Avocado, Eel Sauce Spicy Aioli

Veggie Roll - Mango, Cucumber, Red Pepper, Asparagus, Avocado

Spicy Salmon Roll - Chopped Salmon, Scallion, Avocado, Eel Sauce Spicy Aioli

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

Kale Salad - Duck Confit, Asian Pear, Candied Ginger Cider Sesame Vinaigrette

Mizuna & Fennel Salad - Ruby Red Grapefruit, Breakfast Radish, Goat Cheese, Citrus Vinaigrette

Miso Soup - House Made Tofu, Seaweed

Butternut Soup - Curry Cream, Chive, Ciabatta Crouton

Edamame - Sea Salt

Kimchi Cucumber - Salt-Chili Cured Cucumber, Crispy Shallot

Oven-Roasted Oysters - Country Ham, Leeks, Aioli Scallion Bread Crumb

Sweet and Sour Calamari - Asian Slaw, Vietnamese Vinaigrette

Pan-Roasted Mussels - Smoked Tomatoes, Sake, Roasted Garlic, Thai Basil, Lemon

Lettuce Wrap - Springer Mountain Chicken, Korean BBQ Bibb Lettuce, Herbs, Cucumber Kimchi

Wagyu Flank Steak Nigiri - Scallion Rice, Kimchi Relish, Crispy Ginger Red Miso Aioli

Upstream Crab Cakes ($3 Supplement) - Local Mizuna, Fennel, Lemon, Chile Aioli

Main (choice of one)

Scottish Salmon - Harmony Ridge Farms Potatoes, Pearl Onions, Parsnip, Kale, Lemongrass-Ginger Sauce

Yellowfin Tuna - Sesame Crust, Butternut Squash Rice Cake, Prawn Dashi, Bok Choy, Maitake

Angry NC Catfish - Crispy Catfish Filet served with Spicy Sichuan Bean Sauce (Choice of Side)

Whole Lobster - 1 lb. Lobster served with Harmony Ridge Farms Vegetables, Ginger Butter

Beef Tenderloin “Au Poivre” - Leek-Potato Puree, Roasted Carrots, Brandy Peppercorn Sauce

Roasted Vegetable Fried Rice - Roasted Harmony Ridge Farms Vegetables, Crispy Shallots Pea Shoot Salad

Grouper ($5 Supplement) - Wood Oven-Roasted, Lobster-Miso Minestrone

Sake-Marinated Seabass ($10 Supplement)  - Lobster Dumplings, Bok Choi, Shiitake, Shiso Mirin Broth

Steak and Potato ($15 Supplement) - 42-Day Dry-Aged Ribeye, Truffled Baked Potato, and U1 Steak Sauce

Dessert (choice of one)

Sweet Potato Mousse - Shortbread, Cranberry, Toasted Marshmallow

Ginger Nutmeg Creme Brulee - Candied Ginger, Mint

Coffee Ice Cream - Hazelnut-Espresso Cookie, Espresso Caramel

Frangelico Caramel Apple Pie - Warm Brown Sugar Streusel, Spiced Apple Gelato

Toasted Almond Tiramisu

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