1100 Metropolitan Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204
(704) 370-7755



One of Charlotte’s finest restaurants featuring the area’s most authentic Italian cuisine and the best patio dining located in the easy to get to Metropolitan development at Midtown.


Charlotte Magazine Best of the Best Awards
Best Décor- 2010 and 2011
Best Fancy Pizza-2010
Best Outdoor Dining, Best Restaurant/Overall, Best Italian, Best Bar Food-2011
Best Girls Night Out-2011 and 2012,
Best Outdoor Dining- 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016

Creative Loafing Best Of Awards
Best New Restaurant – 2010
Best Bar, Restaurant Parion -2011

$35 Wine & Tapas Package Menu:


Crispy Eggplant
pomodoro, fresh mozzarella, basil oil

Beet Carpaccio
goat cheese crema, arugula pesto, toasted farro

Smoked Salmon
tuscan potato cake, dill aioli, lemon caviar, red onion fonduta

Seared Scallop
roast tomato jam, smoked pancetta, watercress, crostini

Braised Short Rib
gorgonzola potato puree, pickled heirloom carrot, garlic chip

Lamb Lollipop
blackberry mostarda, spiced yogurt


PRIMATERRA, PINOT GRIGIO, Venezie Stainless steel aged.  A crisp and lively wine full of fruit with hints of apples and fresh flowers and a very refreshing finish

GALLICIUS, FALANGHINA, Campania Classic Falanghina- rich, full bodied and bursting with ripe fruit on the nose, but dry on the palate

FANTINEL, CHARDONNAY, Friuli  Unoaked, Straw-yellow with greenish tinges, Tangy, fruity, and flower on the nose.  Alluring, discreet and very elegant with hints of apple and honey.

BIGI, ORVIETO AMABILE, Umbria  Our sweetest wine (other than Moscato).  Perfect substitute for Riesling.  50% Trebbiano, 20% Grechetto, 10% Drupeggio, 10% Malvasia Bianca, 10% Verdello.


MONA, SANGIOVESE, Toscana Light-Medium body, slightly tannic, balanced and ready to drink. Comparable to a California Cabernet

BAJO, MONTEPULCIANO, Abruzzo fresh and fruity, well balanced and smooth. Comparable to a French style Pinot Noir or Burgandy

LA MAIALINA ‘GERTRUDE’, SUPER TUSCAN, Toscana  Sangiovese, Cabernet, Merlot blend.  Full body Super Tuscan. Tastes like bright red berries, cinnamon, anise and cherries with full tannins.

REVERDITO, BARBERA D’ALBA, Piemonte  Dark ruby. light cherries, medium/light mouth feel, sweet cherries on the tongue, a little pepper bite, light tannins, a little tart finish.