235 W. Tremont Avenue

Charlotte, NC 28203



  • PARA, located in the heart of South End, is an innovative restaurant and bar serving globally influenced small plates and creative cocktails. The menu, led by Executive Chef Alex Verica, boasts inventive dishes that are meant to be served family style and highlight local farms such as Freshlist, Small City Farmer, Urban Gourmet Farms, and Vital Greens Micro Farm. The cocktail program perfectly complements the food menu and features a range of offerings from light & juicy options to boozy & nutty cocktails. PARA is open for dinner Monday through Saturday nights and offers brunch on Sundays.
  • Look for a Tito's Handmade Vodka "Queen’s Feast specialty cocktail" at this restaurant. Tito’s will donate $1 for each Queen’s Feast cocktail sold during Charlotte Restaurant Week to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina.
  • $45 per person (does not include tax or gratuity)
  • Appetizer (choice of one)
    • Crab Rangoons – fried steamed bun, pickled vegetables, miso ginger sauce
    • Burrata – panzanella salad, milk bread toast (V)
    • Tempura – oyster mushroom, radish, broccoli slaw, togarashi aioli (V)
  • Entrée (choice of one)
    • 8 oz. Eye of Ribeye – sesame eggplant puree, bok choy, honey-roasted carrots, red wine & soy demi-glace (upgrade to 12 oz., $10 supplement)
    • NC Trout – white miso and sweet corn puree, confit potato, arugula, sesame vinaigrette
    • Ravioli – ricotta, basil, mushrooms, yuzu beurre blanc, shaved truffle, pecorino Romano (V)
  • Dessert (choice of one)
    • Japanese Castella – orange, berry, whipped cream cheese
    • Fernet Kakigori - Fernet-Branca, cold crew, pandan, whip
    • Watermelon Kakigori - watermelon, jalapeno, mint, pistachio

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Photo: Peter Taylor

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