About 300 East
We are a neighborhood restaurant, family owned and operated, well into our third decade of serving locals and tourists alike. On the menu: American-Eclectic cuisine. Atmosphere: Warm and quirky with plenty of historic charm. Service: Friendly and casual. Specialties: Creative Sandwiches, Salads, & Entrees, Farm-To-Table, Healthful Fare, Sunday Brunch, Desserts.
American, Contemporary American, Fusion / Eclectic
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
300 East shares the private lot for Streetcar Station Shops at the corner of East Boulevard and Cleveland Avenue.
300 East is located 2 blocks east of the East/West Boulevard light rail stop.
Bar Dining, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
300 East Ratings and Reviews
I have been here many times for lunch an ...
I have been here many times for lunch and occasionally dinner. This midweek dining experience was troubled by the high noise level upstairs. All tables were taken and the "energetic" noise was just too much. Our fellow diners had to leave before they were ready in order to stop shouting to us. Downstairs was a much better option which I will ask for next time.
Any restaurant that doesn't seat a parti ...
Any restaurant that doesn't seat a partial party before the full party has arrived is a place I won't return to. In this age of customer SERVICE, there are PLENTY of other quality restaurants that will get my business.
Furthermore, to be barked at to close the door upon entering the restaurant was quite rude. The hostess station had a party of 3 people ahead of us and we were ready to be seated but since the entrance space is so small, half my party was in the restaurant and the other half outside.
Anyway, the experience was disheartening as a group of friends were reuniting after being apart for some time so this put a damper on it.
Food was pretty good. Nothing spectacula ...
Food was pretty good. Nothing spectacular, but was a good meal. They had 1/2 price wine bottles on Sunday, which was a really good value. Only problem was where we were sitting. It was really dark and the groups next to us were really loud. So we couldn't see and couldn't hear anything.
Great place. Nice casual dining experie ...
Great place. Nice casual dining experience at a very reasonable cost. While I noted the noise level at moderate, it did not detract from the experience. I only note it at that level because the place was packed, for good reason. The food and service were excellent.
We made a reservation which is a must fo ...
We made a reservation which is a must for a weekend night. Wait staff was very attentive and food came out quickly. I wouldn't say the meal was exceptional but friend and I had a salmon dish that was very good. The biggest negative for me was the noise level. We were downstairs and it was pretty hard to hear normal conversation even at a small table for 4.
Our hostess was very nice and friendly a ...
Our hostess was very nice and friendly and also attentive. Food could have been warmer. If you plan on drinking stay downstairs because the dsteps can be a bit hairy. The noise level was very high but understandable for room size. I was given a great table for my date who was celebrating a birthday. However, a couple that sat next to us talked so loud it was almost distracting. With the help of ambiance and the kindness of our hostess we were able to overcome the distraction.
I would eat there again. My partner ordered the salmon. It was excellent. The only complaint was the portion size could have been more. There was only like a 1/4 cup of rice and not much spinach. I had the lamb stew which was good but not hot enough. It was almost room temperature.
There were 4 in our party - all ages 18 ...
There were 4 in our party - all ages 18 - 77. Overall we were lukewarm to disappointed. Server was not very friendly, did not let us ask questions about fare. Basically she was preoccupied, put food down and picked plates up. The salmon was dry, the special of shrimp and grits had a bunch of lettuce piled on very little grits. The bread served w goat cheese was tough...Harris Teeter's baguette is more fresh! I have looked at this place for years... Gravely disappointed. Go West next time!
Food was very good, but crab cake was on ...
Food was very good, but crab cake was on the small side. Ambience was very nice--the restaurant is in an old house in a nice old neighborhood---However, we arrived in a rain storm and early on after being seated, it started dripping inside on my head. I had to move to another chair. When the waitress was informed of this--she did not react much (maybe this happens with every storm?). I hope she mentioned it to the owner because a leaky roof can cause a lot of structural damage before it even shows. My wife really liked the lamb ragout. For the price the meal was only OK. I will probably go back--unless I find better in Charlotte.
This place was exactly what my friend an ...
This place was exactly what my friend and I were looking for. The brunch menu was great and the options were endless. I felt good having their food knowing that their ingredients were fresh. The service was wonderful, be sure to ask for Melanie! She was wonderful. I will most definitely be back until I've tried everything on the menu and will highly recommend this place for anyone looking for something new to try.
Good restaurant except for one major iss ...
Good restaurant except for one major issue...hard, wooden uncomfortable seating.
Even the chairs are uncomfortable, but the benches are worse.
Maybe they don't want you to stay long.
Invest in chair & bench pads please.
An excellent brunch choice, as always. T ...
An excellent brunch choice, as always. They had a great drink special and we were able to get a prosecco at a wonderful rate. Our server was so friendly and responsive, and was happy to bring us all 4 juice options (so we could make our own little mimosa bar). I had the breakfast pizza - it was good! Not the best I've ever had, but the toppings were fresh and plentiful, and the crust was so light and airy that I wanted to rest my head upon it. The pork belly tacos (a special that day) were amazing. And the brisket benedict (another special) was so good I'd be willing to punch most people I know in the face RIGHT NOW if it meant I could have another one shortly thereafter.
Once again a perfect meal. 300 East has ...
Once again a perfect meal. 300 East has become the favorite restaurant for my wife and I. From atmosphere, service to the food, I really can't find a negative thing to say. If you are looking for a special in a lovely old house based place to call your favorite then 300 East is the place.
Overall our experience was good. Wait st ...
Overall our experience was good. Wait staff was attentive and friendly. Food was good and everything seemed fresh. A friend had the salad and he loved the freshness along with the delicious dressing. He liked that he was able to stick to his diet and still enjoy his meal. Setting was eclectic, not necessarily romantic, which was fine for our group!
This restaurant has been open for many, ...
This restaurant has been open for many, many years but it was the 1st time we've tried it. We're "bar people" so after having one pre-dinner drink at the bar we decided to just eat there. Our bartender (Sabrina) was great. I was having trouble deciding between two dishes so I let her pick for me. Ended up w/ the Hangar Steak which was great. My wife's meal was equally as delicious. Service was great as well so we will definitely go back.
Lovely restaurant in a large old home, w ...
Lovely restaurant in a large old home, with interior opened up for good light. Table spacing can be a bit tight, as one would expect in such a setting. Cozy vest pocket size bar, outdoor seating, charming decor, lively crowd. The food is fresh and well prepared. Crab cakes were light and delicious. My perennial favorite, hanger steak, was a bit underdone for the requested medium, but the marinade and the relish-like toppings were intensely flavorful. Our server was pleasant, competent, and helpful. However, it was a very busy Saturday night, and occasionally it was difficult to catch the attention of server or host when we needed something like a fork or extra napkin. Despite the crowd, most of the food came out in acceptable time. The blueberry panna cotta dessert did take a bit too long to arrive, but it was worth the wait. Prices are reasonable, considering the location and the high quality of the food. We look forward to visiting this wonderful place again.
I would definitely recommend 300 east to ...
I would definitely recommend 300 east to my friends. It is a cute cottage home that is a full service restaurant. They have a range of menu options, and they offer a full gluten free/vegan menu. We visited for my birthday. The wait staff was amazing and very helpful.
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