I will admit, after reading some of the coverage leading up to Counter's opening, I thought the whole music pairing concept was going to feel like a gimmick. But I was delightfully surprised. A reservation at Counter is equal parts fine dining, molecular gastronomy, performance art, story telling, musical journey, and cooking show. Of course none of that would matter if the food wasn't good. Luckily, they delivered the goods and it was fantastic. Counter is a very welcomed addition to the Charlotte food scene. I encourage you to give it a try before the secret gets out and it's impossible to get a reservation.
One or the best dining experiences we've ever been to. Chef Sam Hart has managed to merge fine dining with an unpretentious and welcoming atmosphere. Every course was more delicious than the last and was accompanied by not only a hand selected playlist of music, but also an oral explanation and history of the food, the region, it's personal significance to the chef...and of course, a fantastic wine pairing. You are missing out if you don't go experience this restaurant.
Awesome experience! There needs to be more of these places!!! More than just a meal... it's an experience/show and a great date night! Highly recommend! Staff is very pleasant and awesome atmosphere!
If you havent booked your ticket yet... what are you waiting for... this was an amazing experience! Chef Sam and staff really put forward the best dining experience I have had in Charlotte bar none. I couldnt recommend it more. They go above and beyond with every dish. This is the new standard in the Queen City.
One of the best and most unique dining experiences. We are so lucky to have Counter in Charlotte. Do yourself a favor and go!