Dressler's Restaurant is where it all started for Rare Roots Hospitality Group. Chasing a lifelong dream, Kim and Jon Dressler opened the first Dressler's in Huntersville in 2003, and expanded to add the location at The Metropolitan in 2010. Dressler's exists to provide memorable evenings and exceptional service. Over ten years in Charlotte, we've formed lifelong friendships with our guests, and make new ones daily.



They often say, “Don’t quit your day job,” but Jon’s first (and last) day at the office had him gluing his fingers together.

Corporate life isn’t for everyone.

Jon knew he didn’t want to be behind a desk all day and that he wanted to run his own business, but wasn’t sure about much else…until he took a job here in Charlotte at an iconic steakhouse. That’s where we met, where we fell hard for the restaurant life, and where the dream of owning our place began to take form.

In 2003, that dream turned into Dressler’s at Birkdale Village. Our first two guests quickly became friends, and now they’re like family. And they’re not the only ones. Four restaurants later (including another Dressler’s location), we’ve been fortunate enough to build a huge extended family of loyal guests and team members. They help us live out our dreams every single day. It’s our joy to serve them.

We want Dressler’s to feel like a great meal at home, complete with the guy wandering around telling stories and cracking dad jokes to anyone who will listen (Jon). We also want it to feel like a special occasion, even if there isn’t one.

We hope you’ll join us for dinner at our house tonight.

—Kim Dressler


Dressler’s at The Metropolitan offers two private dining spaces, providing capacity for up to 75 guests for a seated event and up to 100 guests for a cocktail-style reception. With access to Dressler’s Restaurant’s expansive patio nestled along the Little Sugar Creek Greenway, guests will enjoy one of the best skyline views Charlotte has to offer while they mingle and dine.

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Metropolitan Ave #125. Charlotte, NC 28204


Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 2pm, 5pm - 9pm
Friday: 11:30am - 2pm, 5pm - 10pm
Saturday: 5pm - 10pm
Sunday: 5pm - 9pm

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