230 N. College Street

Charlotte, NC 28202


  • Forchetta (forˈket.ta), an Italian Kitchen with exquisite, handcrafted pasta dishes, opened its doors on North College Street in Charlotte in late June 2019. The renovated space features a private dining room, remodeled dining and bar areas, and a luxurious wine display. The restaurant boasts a sophisticated, modern atmosphere and an extensive wine list. Intrigue your culinary senses with our authentic Italian menu. Each dish is handcrafted, many straight from the streets of Naples, Italy. Chef Luca Annunziata has more than with 20 years’ experience in hospitality, learning his culinary talents at a young age growing up in Naples. He is a recipient of many awards, including the esteemed Zagat Platinum Award for Excellence. His most recent accolade is a Food Network's Chopped Champion. Complimentary self-parking is offered to those dining in the establishment.
  • Named one of the 2019, 2020, and 2021 "50 Best Restaurants" by
  • $35 per person (does not include tax or gratuity)
  • Antipasti (choice of one)
    • Charred Octopus - Cannellini Beans Purée, Fennel Salad, Lemon Salsa Verde
    • Piccolo Tagliere Dello Chef - Siano Buffalo Mozzarella, Local Heirloom Tomato, Prosciutto, Cantaloupe, Marinade Gaeta Olives, Grilled Bread
    • Baby Lettuce BLT Salad - Artisan Lettuce, Crispy Pancetta, Poached Pears, Tomato, Shaved Parmigiano, Creamy Italian Dressing
    • Casarecce - Rabbit Sugo, Shaved Ricotta Salata, Basil
  • Secondi (choice of one)
    • Grilled Bone-In Pork Chop - Arugula Salad, Shaved Red Onion, Radish, Cambozola Cheese, Boiled Egg, Crispy Gaufrette Potatoes
    • Mediterranean Branzino – Pan-Sauteed Branzino Filet, Cipollini Onion, Roasted Asparagus, Wilted Spinach, Zoffrito, Clams Butter Sauce
    • Pollo Al Forno - Springer Farms Roasted Chicken, Pork Belly, Cauliflower, Caramelized Onion, Hen of the Woods, Marsala Pan Sauce
    • Squid Ink Linguini Pasta - Clams, Shrimp, Guanciale, Asparagus, Garlic White Wine, Fresh Parsley
  • Dessert (choice of one)
    • Olive Oil Cake - SC Peach Marmalade, Madera Caramel Sauce, Crème Fraiche
    • Salted Chocolate Cake - Cinnamon Popcorn, Gelato, Bourbon Crème Anglaise
    • Calzone Di Nutella - Mascarpone Dolce, Nutella, Walnuts, Fresh Macerate Berries, Sugar Dust
  • Add a wine pairing for $15

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