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5Church

127 N. Tryon St. (Fifth St.) Send to Phone
704-919-1322 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Both the local and visitor "see-and-be-seen" crowd enjoy the creative dishes and innovative cocktails at swanky, multi-level 5Church.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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5Church Restaurant Review

: Dramatic décor in this chic uptown restaurant focuses on chandeliers made with bright white feathers hanging from a ceiling on which the entire text of "The Art of War" is hand painted. Start your night at the long bar where creative cocktails tempt, such as the “Bourberry,” a sweet mixture of bourbon, raspberry liqueur, lemon juice and raspberries. Chef Jamie Lynch’s menu takes advantage of local sustainably farmed raw materials. Small “snacks” plates include chickpea salad with mint, lemon vinaigrette and Parmesan. First and main courses range from gnocchi Parisenne to the popular lamb burger topped with Gorgonzola and a sautéed North Carolina trout paired with sweet potato purée. North Carolina flounder and the infrequently seen tile fish also appear on Lynch’s menu. Vegetarians may opt for crispy marinated tofu with seasonally changing toppings, along with roasted beet salad and grape leaves stuffed with Carolina Gold rice. The s’mores trifle with toasted marshmallow cream offers an upscale twist on the playful dessert. The red-leaning wine list draws heavily from big name California labels --- Opus One, Silver Oak, Caymus, Jordan --- although you'll find other selections, such as an Argentine Malbec, a South African Shiraz and a French Syrah. Check out the reserve list for high-end options.

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