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Room with a View

Posted: Friday, Jan. 24, 2014

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Urban Sip, The Ritz Carlton

Located on the hotel’s 15th floor, Urban Sip offers spectacular views of the city—and an intimate atmosphere. With a large selection of wines and champagnes by the glass, as well as spirits, small bites, and desserts, it’s the perfect spot to start or end an uptown evening. 201 E. Trade St., 704-547-2244, www.ritzcarlton.com

Bentley’s on 27

Offering panoramic views of uptown from the 27th floor of the Charlotte Plaza building and French cuisine inspired dishes, Bentley’s has long been a destination for romantic nights out. 201 S. College St., 704-343-9201, www.bentleyson27.com

Fahrenheit Restaurant

Headed by Food Network star Chef Rocco Whalen, this brand new 22nd floor spot on the rooftop of Skye Condominiums offers 360-degree views of Charlotte alongside drinks and bites. 222 S. Caldwell St.

Vivace

Dig into some of the city’s finest Italian fare and indulge in the sweeping skyline views from the restaurant’s outdoor patio. In chillier weather, request a table upstairs for the best seats for the sights. 1100 Metropolitan Ave., 704-370-7755, www.vivacecharlotte.com

Soul Gastrolounge

At this lively Plaza Midwood favorite you’ll find a variety of tapas, sushi, and handcrafted cocktails—and a patio serving up one of the city’s best skyline views. 1500-B Central Ave., 704-348-1848, www.soulgastrolounge.com

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