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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.

 50 Best Restaurants 2016

 2016 BOB Awards winner: Voters' Choice, Best Seafood


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


Soup, Salad or Starter (choice of one)

Thai Coconut Soup - shrimp, snow peas, cilantro

Local Baby Bibb - crispy country ham, O.E. quail egg, cherry tomatoes, kosho ranch

Tega Hills Baby Green Salad - Goat Lady goat cheese, local beets, ginger, poppy seed vinaigrette

Wood Oven-Roasted Octopus - heirloom Roma tomatoes, hydro-cress, lemongrass vinaigrette, pickled lemon

Heirloom Tomato & Melon - cucumber, Thai basil, tuna prosciutto, barrel-aged fish sauce & avocado oil

Sweet & Sour Calamari - Asian slaw, wasabi vinaigrette ($4 supplement)

Tuna Poke - smoked shishitos, cucumber, palm, seaweed salt & white peach ponzu ($4 supplement)

Crispy Avocado & Scallop Roll - bay scallops, tempura vegetables, shrimp sauce & tobiko caviar ($4 supplement)

Panko Crusted Spicy Salmon Roll - tofu, peppers, carrots & yuzu-wasabi ($4 supplement)

Lump Crab Cakes - fennel, mizuna, sunomono, house-made chow chow ($4 supplement)

Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Wraps - pineapple, mango, Napa cabbage, rock shrimp ($4 supplement)

Black Iron Mussel Pot - smoked tomatoes, garlic, herbs, white wine ($4 supplement)

Main course (choice of one)

Roasted Scottish Salmon - avocado green curry mousse, charred soy bean, cucumber salad, grapefruit

American Wagyu Flank Steak - Korean chili potato puree, crisp bok choy, plum glaze

Corn-Crusted Mahi Mahi - rock shrimp, sweet corn & shell bean succatash, smoked tomato butter

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

Pan-Seared Diver Sea Scallops - carrot ginger puree, butter beans, sugar snap pea ($6 supplement)

Tuna Bento Box - Ahi tuna poke, seared tuna & sweet-sour eggplant, spiced tuna summer roll & lime scented bamboo rice ($6 supplement)

Carolina Black Grouper - truffle cream corn, sherried mushrooms, smoked creme ($8 supplement)

Sake-Marinated Wild Sea Bass - lobster dumplings, bok choy, shiitake, shiso mirin broth ($12 supplement)

Oven-Roasted Colorado Lamb T-Bones - marinated heirloom tomatoes, miso red wine reduction ($15 supplement)

Dessert (choice of one)

Peach & Blackberry Crumble - almond streusel, peach gelato

Bittersweet Chocolate Creme Brulee - Grand Marnier & orange compote

Upside Down Pineapple Cake - burnt sugar gelato & ginger syrup