Dinner Menu

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

Small Plates…

Mixed greens, goat cheese, walnuts, apples, balsamic – $10
Gnudi, honeynut squash, pecan, crème fraîche, apple, sage – $15
Tomatoes, a few different ways – $13
Foie gras, honeynut squash, granny smith apples, honey, bourbon – $18
Tomato toast – confit tomatoes, goat cheese, ricotta, basil, arugula, olive oil – $11
Baked pimento cheese – toast points – $13
Tempura – squash blossom, goat cheese, tomato sauce, ratatouille – $13
Rigatoni, bell peppers, onions, sausage, tomato, cream, good cheese – $13
Surf & Turf – veggie slaw, beef tartar, fried oysters, truffle aioli – $17*
Tostada – chorizo, Carolina Moon, cabbage, bell pepper, corn, pico, cilantro – $15
Steam buns, fried chicken, hot sauce, blue cheese and pickles – $14
Ceviche – scallop, hot pepper, melon, scallion, sweet pepper, chive – $14*
Ben’s Plate of Meaty Goodness – chicken liver mousse, toast points and pickles – $13

Other stuff…

NC shrimp & grits – zucchini, squash, okra, bell pepper, corn, tomato, pan sauce – $28
NC mahi mahi, cauliflower, onion, potatoes, red wine – $36
Duck breast, risotto, shrooms, greens, caramelized onions, foie gras – $32
Buttermilk fried chicken, lima bean, corn, green tomato, mole, onion rings – $26
Filet of rib eye, potatoes, turnips, kale, onion, demi glace – $42*
Heritage Farms pork chop, stewed cabbage, sweet potato, cider gastrique – $29*


Cornbread, honey butter – $7
Mushrooms & kale – $9
Green beans – $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 | Boy & Girl Farm | Burton | Dukes Bread | Urban Gourmet Farms Mushrooms | A Way of Life Farm | Heritage Farms | Springer Mountain | Barbee Farms | Freshlist | Charlotte Fish Co. | Burton Farms | Tega Hills | Uno Alla Volta Cheese

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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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