Dinner Menu

Please Note: this is an example of our menu at The Stanley. Our menu changes daily and is constantly evolving.

Small Plates…

Steam bun – fried chicken, watermelon, red onion, jalapeno – 13
Squash blossom, goat cheese, ratatouille, tomato sauce – 12
Arancini – pork belly, Asher blue cheese, jalapeno, corn – 11
Surf and Turf – beef tartar, fried oysters, veggie slaw, truffle aioli – 17*
Tempura green beans – sweet & spicy sauce – 10
Tomatoes, watermelon, cantaloupe, canary melon, hot pepper, marigold, goat cheese – 11
Mixed greens, goat cheese, walnuts, figs, balsamic – 10
Tomatoes, mozzarella, garlic, basil – 12
Arugula, goat cheese, cantaloupe, canary melon, fig, balsamic – 10
Pork belly, figs, peaches, arugula – 13
Scallop, country ham, corn, hull peas, spinach – 16 *
Ben’s plate of meaty goodness – chicken liver mousse, country pate, pork rillettes – 18

Other stuff…

NC shrimp, grits, squash, zucchini, hull peas, corn, tomatoes, hot sauce – 26
Duck breast, hot pepper, creamed corn & hull peas, spinach, blackberry-bbq sauce – 31
NY strip, confit potatoes, onions, shrooms, greens, onion rings, red wine – 40 *
Buttermilk fried chicken, corn bread, corn, sweet & hot pepper, okra, tomato, mole – 26
Pork chop, baked beans, corn bread, corn relish, okra– 29 *
NC trout, eggplant, broiled tomato, zucchini, tomato sauce, pesto – 28


Yukon gold potato puree – 9
Summer veggie stew – 9
Onion rings – 9
Confit potatoes – 9

* These items may be cooked to order, consuming raw, undercooked, meats, poultry, eggs, shellfish, fish may increase the risk of foodborne illness

A special thank you to our farmers….they do all the hard work…so we can play…

Small City Farm, Newtown Farms, The Farm at Flat Creek, Boy & Girl Farm, Burton Farms, The Gardner’s Table, Urban gourmet Mushrooms, A way of Life Farm, Heritage Farms, Springer Mountain

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The Stanley is a farm driven restaurant located at the corner of 7th and Pecan in Elizabeth in Charlotte, NC. The Stanley is owned and operated by James Beard Nominated Chef Paul Verica and his son Alex.

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