Welcome to Q Tavern — Craft Tap and Fine Food in Charlotte Uptown, NC

Opening your mind and palate to a creative new craft tap concept featuring locally sourced food and beverage options that will delight your culinary senses. Our specialty and regionally inspired menu truly takes pub grub to the next level. Start out the night with fresh salmon patties, pulled pork poutine, or smoked pimento cheese dip made with hickory smoked red pepper and ciabatta toast points. Or, if you are feeling more like an over achiever, try one of our many entrees including Duck Rabbit beer braised short ribs, pulled pork, black and bleu burger, or our Carolina fish and chips all sourced from North Carolina farms. Just like our menu, the atmosphere combines natural elements with modern convenience. Offering options for both indoor and outdoor dining, you can take the more traditional approach or enjoy a flight by the fire. Our full menu is also served poolside.

Q Tavern Features

Q Tavern is a new craft tap concept featuring locally sourced food and beverage options atypical of anything you would expect. Our specialty and regionally inspired menu truly takes pub grub to the next level. Experience an evening at Q Tavern enjoying delicious Southern BBQ inspired selections or unwind with one of our many locally brewed craft tap selections. Born and raised in North Carolina himself, our chef brings the tastes of North Carolina to our doorstep. His traditional southern recipes garnished with a flare will send your taste buds soaring into exhilaration. Our Charlotte uptown restaurant is fashionably elegant and delivers true southern hospitality. Come experience uptowns newest go to spot, Q Tavern!

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Craft Tap

Locally sourced craft tap and all of your “go to” beverages of choice are waiting for you. Our staff has been serving up the typical and the creative for quite some time. Stop in, relax, and enjoy something from our uptown bar selection at Q Tavern.

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Fine Food

Offering your favorite southern sides and anything but the normal “pub grub”.  Q Tavern has quite the menu selection for you to calm those lunch time or afternoon cravings.  From appetizers and starters, to burgers and big boy/girl entrees… we do fine food right!

Fine Food

Appetizers$8 – 12

Salmon Patties* fresh salmon patties with smoked red peppers, garlic chives and ancho agave honey butter $12

Smoked Pimento Cheese hickory smoked red pepper and cheddar cheese dip, with chopped pecans and ciabatta toast points $8

Mixed Vegetable Basket golden fried squash, okra and green tomatoes with ranch dressing $8

Stuffed Hushpuppies heritage farms carolina pulled pork stuffed hushpuppies with spicy tartar sauce $9

Pulled Pork Poutine heritage farms carolina pulled pork, dead guy gravy and cheese curds over french fries $9

Black Eyed Pea Fritters with a cilantro lime tzatziki $8

Salads$5 – 15+

Carolina heritage farms carolina pulled pork, onion, diced tomato and pickles over harvest blend lettuce with ranch dressing $15

Cranberry Stilton cranberry stilton cheese, cucumber, candied pecans, over harvest blend lettuce with fresh apple vinaigrette $11

Fried Green Tomato fried green tomatoes, cracklings, and bleu cheese, over harvest blend lettuce with bleu cheese dressing $11

Spinach Salad chopped egg, roasted red pepper, tomato, cucumber and crispy salami over fresh spinach served with arbol dijon $11

Crispy Tortilla grilled hominy pico de gallo, avocado, cotija and tortilla strips over harvest blend lettuce with chimichurri ranch $11

Add a Protein
grilled chicken $5

ancho ground pork $5
mahi $7
chimichurri shrimp $7
seared ahi tuna* $7

Side Salad cucumber, tomato, onion over harvest blend lettuce $5

Dressing Options for Salads bleu cheese, balsamic vinaigrette, apple vinaigrette, arbol dijon, raspberry vinaigrette, ranch, chimichurri ranch

Entrees$14 – 33

Half Chicken local chicken your choice of hickory smoked or southern fried and served with choice of one side $16

AGed Ribeye Steak* your choice of ancho agave honey butter, black & bleu or fried egg with “dead guy gravy”, served with choice of one side $33

Pulled Pork Plate heritage farms carolina pulled pork with bbq coleslaw and hushpuppies $15

Chicken & Dumplings slow cooked, hand pulled local chicken
with scratch made dumplings, served with choice of one side $14

Carolina Fish & Chips golden fried flounder with sweet potato fries and spicy tartar sauce $16

Beer Braised Short Ribs duck rabbit milk stout slow braised short ribs and served with choice of one side $27

Memphis Ribs dry rub slow smoked memphis style heritage farm pork ribs and served with choice of one side $23

*Cooked to order. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, seafiod, poultry, shellfish or eggs may increase risk of foodborne illness.

Sandwiches$8 – 10

Ancho Pork Tacos slow simmered ancho pork with avocado, grilled hominy pico de gallo and cotija $8

Blackened Mahi cajun remoulade, lettuce, tomato, onion on a toasted brioche bun $10

Carolina Chicken Grille coastal carolina bbq chicken, bleu cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato and onion on a toasted brioche bun $10

Pulled Pork Sandwich heritage farms carolina pulled pork and bbq coleslaw on a toasted brioche bun $9

Porchetta Cuban slow roasted pork roulade, sliced sopressata, pickle, swiss cheese and mustard on toasted ciabatta bread $9

Three Cheese Avocado Melt smoked pimento cheese, provolone, swiss and avocado on toasted brioche $8

Tuna Ceviche Wrap* ahi tuna, chimichurri, spinach chiffonade, tomato and avocado in a spinach herb tortilla $9

Burgers$9 – 12

All Burgers Are Local Grass Fed Beef Served with Choice of One Side

American Classic* lettuce, tomato and onion on toasted brioche bun with your choice of cheese – Provolone, Swiss, American, Cheddar, Blue and Jack Marbled or Smoked Pimento Cheese $12

All The Way* chili, slaw and mustard with american cheese on a toasted brioche bun $12

Sweet Onion & Mushroom* sauteed mushrooms and onions, coarse grain mustard and provolone on toasted brioche bun $12

Sweet & Spicy BBQ* fried onion ring, cheddar cheese with sweet and spicy bbq sauce on toasted brioche bun $12

Black & Bleu* blackened burger, marbled bleu and jack cheese, fried green tomato and garlic aioli on toasted brioche bun $12

Hoppin John black eyed pea patty, grilled hominy, pico de gallo and roasted red pepper aioli on toasted brioche bun $9


Banana Pudding Cheesecake roasted banana cheesecake, graham cracker crust, whipped cream and vanilla cookie crunch

Tres Leche Cake thick sponge cake with traditional tres leches and vanilla frosting

Deep Dish Bourbon Pecan Pie old time southern recipe loaded with pecans in a buttery crust

Double Decker Chocolate Raspberry Mousse Cake layers of dark chocolate cake and rich chocolate raspberry mousse finished with flavorful raspberry glaze


Fried Mixed Vegetables
Smoked Pimento Cheese Pasta Salad
BBQ Cole Slaw
Beer Battered Onion Rings
Sautéed Mixed Vegetables
Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes
Farmhouse Cheddar Mac & Cheese
Seasonal Fruit
Collard Greens
Sweet Potato Fries
French Fries

Q Tavern PDF Menu

Fairfield Inn & Suites — Luxury hotel in Uptown CLT

Fairfield Inn & Suites Charlotte Uptown, is located in the heart of uptown. Our hotel is within walking distance to Bank of America Corporate Center, Uptown City Center, great dining options, shopping and attractions. Experience comfort in style in our thoughtfully designed guest rooms that allow you to work and relax. Fairfield Inn Charlotte Uptown offers free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel to stay connected and fitness facilities that include a pool and exercise room.

Stephen Alsop – Executive Chef, Q Tavern Craft Tap and Fine Foods

Executive Chef Stephen Alsop was born and raised in Maryland, but his culinary education began in Charleston, SC. After attending culinary school at Johnson & Wales University of Charleston, Stephen continued to work in the area as Executive Banquet Chef for the Charleston Yacht Club and the Charleston Country Club until his advancement to Executive Chef at the Firethorn Country Club. During this time his passion developed as he began to perfect his style. His years of study led him to work in Marriott properties for 7 years, learning the trade from every angle, and after 22 years we welcome him to the QTavern. Executive Chef Alsop’s style is best described as Modern American Regional, a mix of southern sophistication and locally inspired cuisine, and his philosophy is rooted in sourcing quality ingredients throughout each season. In his spare time Chef enjoys cooking competitions, golfing, and fishing!

Birthplace: Maryland

Educational Experience: Alumni Johnson & Wales University Charleston SC 2000 Bachelors of Culinary Arts

Work Experience:
Executive Banquet Chef at the Charleston Yacht Club
Executive Banquet Chef at the Charleston Country Club
Executive Chef at the Firethorne Country Club Marvin, NC
Worked as executive chef for 2 Marriott properties for 7 years
Executive Chef with Hilton Hotels
Have been in various f&b positions throughout my 22 years in the f&b industry.

My food style would best be described as Modern American Regional

My philosophy is rooted in using the best quality ingredients available.

Memberships and organizations

Chaîne des Rôtisseurs
ACF (American Culinary Federation)

In my spare time I like to compete in cooking compations, play golf and fish.

Get In Touch


Open Daily for Lunch and Dinner11am – 11pm

Located on the corner of 4th Street and McDowell at the new Fairfield Inn and Suites – Charlotte Uptown


Phone1-704-372-7550 ext. 1555


Address201 S McDowell St Charlotte, NC 28204