9900 Matthews Park Drive
Matthews, NC 28105
Phone: (704) 841-1660
Fax: (704) 845-8004
Risottos, pastas, lasagnas, mozzarella cheese and all else Italian is served at Fontanella. The prices are moderate and the service, attentive. This is a place where you can revel and have a gala time. Located in the Matthews neighborhood, your search for Italian grub ends here.
If you are fond of Middle Eastern food, Ghali's Deli and Grill is the place to go. Dig into falafels, fries, grilled chicken sandwiches and hamburgers, or try the restaurant's signature shawarma—pickles, onions, chicken bits, lettuce and sauces all rolled up into a pita. All preparations are so marvellous, you just have to come back for more!
Greg's Famous Bar-B-Q has been around for almost 30 years and brings to you traditional home cooked food. Come by with your family to enjoy a great lunch or dinner. They serve steaks, Italian fare, pizzas, salads, sandwiches and a whole lot of other dishes. They also have a catering service and a takeaway. The day's great, the food's yummy and prices are just right—it has to be a day at Greg's Famous Bar-B-Q!
Crab Con Queso, Coconut Shrimp, Creole Grilled Salmon, Philly Cheese Steak, Fried Grouper Sammy and more are prepared at this eatery, with the help of fresh ingredients and incredible sauces. Winsome wine, such as Merlot, Estrella - Chardonnay, White Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon flow freely; add to that attentive service and sunny patios and you have a winner! Set your date at Billy's!
Cajun Yard Dog serves up some simple yet delectable French and Spanish delicacies that are quite easy on the pocket. Chef Chris and Sue Edwards, the husband and wife duo, opened this restaurant after the success of their more upscale joint—Dakotas. They kept the menu somewhat similar, but added some simple Creole and Cajun dishes to the list. Some popular offerings include Shrimp Creole, Southern Smothered Cabbage, Crispy Fried Okra and Chunky Mashed Potatoes. Weekends are even more special, as the place livens up with some great music and entertainment.
Located in the Arboretum Shopping Center on Providence Road, Akropolis Cafe is a small, non-flashy and low-key joint. Delicious Greek assortments make up for the otherwise dull atmosphere of the place. Dig into the pita pizza, Greek chicken salad or Spanakopita—it's a taste that will have you hooked forever! The rates are nominal and the wait staff, pleasant and accommodating. Visit the place with family or friends for a fun evening out.
Located in the Strawberry Hill Shopping Center, this South Park eatery is elegantly done up with lovely paintings and warm colors. Red Rocks' expansive menu consists of appetizers, steaks, salads, chicken, seafood and hearty sandwiches. Many of their dishes are named after local celebrities such as the Jimmie Johnson's Bleu Cheese Medallions. The friendly staff will gladly recommend a dish if you get confused by the huge list. It is a great place to enjoy a meal with friends and family.
It may have a lengthy name, but it is directly proportionate to the menu at this joint! Meat is the most important ingredient on the carte du jour, and it ranges from rabbit to chicken to top sirloin—12 different varieties in all. The Brazilian seasonings are just right, not too tangy, not too spicy. What else? Banquet arrangements for about 20-50, parking and al fresco seating, plus a buffet menu! Reservations are strongly suggested.
Barrington's Restaurant combines fine culinary skills, fresh ingredients and a warm ambience. Nestled in the Foxcroft Village Shopping Center, it is popular amongst locals and tourists alike. Visit for a taste of Chef Bruce Moffett's rustic American delicacies—try out the parmesan gnocchi, spinach in a garlic pan sauce, and roasted chicken with mashed potatoes—and impressive wines. The prices can be a little heavy on the wallet, so come loaded!
The Lodge: A Sportsman's Grill was established in 2009. It has a very friendly and casual atmosphere and serves delicious American cuisine. The place has a family oriented aura and is great for sports lovers. It is an inexpensive place with a wide array of dishes on the menu to relish and is a gluten-free restaurant too. The Lodge: A Sportsman's Grill also provides catering services.
There is a youthful and vibrant air about Pizza Peel & Tap Room. This casual dining place offers cheesy pizzas topped with fresh juicy meat and vegetables, just what the doctor ordered for a good time! The most popular dishes include the 3 Cheese Florentine, Buffalo and Blue Cheese Sandwich and the Sorry For Partying Supreme. The menu has many quirky names of dishes like Heart Stopper Pizza and Positive Friction that enlivens the meal. Trivia quiz, live music and happy hours add to the fun here.
Are you a connoisseur of wine? Then you definitely must visit Arooji's Wine Room. The wine bar gets its name from the owner who claims he has more than a thousand bottles in store. It's a small place with a few tables and a bar and patio seating, and truly churns out amazing Italian food and some splendid wines. Try their Rotini alla Ligure, Spaghetti al Pomodoro, Pollo Alfredo or the mouthwatering dessert—Dolci. Small events and private parties can also be organized at Arooji's. Come, join the fun!