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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 Scott Wallen 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.

Charlotte Magazine new logo small50 Best Restaurants 2016

2017 BOB Awards winner: Voters' Choice, Best Seafood

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


Soup, Salad or Starter (choice of one)

Butternut Squash Soup - creme fraiche, pumpkin seed oil

Lobster & Seafood Chowder - kimchi, tofu, pork belly, clams

Macerated Kale & Apple Salad - Marcona almonds, Manchego cheese, cider vinaigrette, chili, walnut oil

Tega Hills Baby Green Salad - pickled green apples, grilled Brie, radish, 5-spice pecans, onion vinaigrette

Crispy Oyster Salad – cornmeal-crusted oysters, baby spinach, balsamic onions, frisee, goat cheese fondue

Sweet & Sour Calamari - Asian slaw, wasabi vinaigrette

Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Wraps - pineapple, mango, Napa cabbage, rock shrimp

Tuna Crunch Roll - chopped tuna, scallion, avocado, eel sauce, spicy aioli

Spicy Salmon Roll - scallion, mango, spicy aioli, tobiko

Oven-Roasted Octopus ($2 supplement) - fennel, red onion, olives, pine nuts, pumpkin puree, black garlic

Lump Crab Cake ($2 supplement) - fennel, mizuna, sunomono, house-made chow chow

Black Iron Mussel Pot ($2 supplement) - smoked tomatoes, garlic, herbs, white wine

Main (choice of one)

Roasted Scottish Salmon - parsnip puree, watermelon radish, frisee, Asian pear, toasted peanuts, and Thai peanut vinaigrette

6 oz. Filet Mignon - white miso potato puree, crispy Brussels sprouts, and Szechuan red wine sauce

Lemongrass Steamed Maine Lobster – 1 lb. lobster with roasted creamer potatoes, drawn butter (upgrade to 1.5 lb. for $15 supplement; or 2 lb. for $20)

Carolina Salt & Szechuan Pepper Catfish - blue crab and corn hushpuppies, kholrabi slaw, tamarind tartar sauce

Harmony Ridge Farms Duck Breast ($6 supplement) - duck confit and white bean cassoulet, sweet potato, parsnip, pickled blueberries, and chestnut cream

Mustard & Wasabi-Crusted Ahi Tuna ($6 supplement) - crispy rice cake, Swiss chard, pickled cherry bomb peppers, cilantro, Thai chili sweet & sour

Carolina Black Grouper ($8 supplement) - yu choy, roasted peppers, shishitos, carrots, lemongrass cream, and sweet chili relish

Sake Marinated Wild Sea Bass ($10 supplement) - lobster dumplings, bok choy, shiitake, shiso mirin broth

Dessert (choice of one)

Brandied Apple Crumble - almond streusel, caramel whiskey gelato

Grand Marnier Creme Brulee - spiced orange marmalade

Chocolate Cherry Ganache Cake - Amarena cherries, coconut gelato


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