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Hours

Monday — Saturday
Dinner 5 – 9:30 p.m.

Parties and Events

Thanks for considering Peppervine for your event! We are a chef-driven, globally inspired restaurant with an award-winning wine program
(Wine Spectator Best of Award every year since 2021.)
Because we are chef-driven – each dish we make is prepared only by one person rather than an assembly line team – our dishes require a high level of care.
So to best provide service both for your party and for the other diners in the restaurant,

we offer two options for parties of 10 or more

Prix Fixe Menu

For those who want flexibility on the night of the party

Pre-Ordering

For those who want access to the full menu

Peppervine has two accomodation options

semi-private mezzanine

Holds up to 16 people

private dining room

Holds up to 26 people
Both are available for reservations Monday through Thursday.
* We do not book parties of 8 or more on Friday or Saturday.
Spots are limited. Inquire Now:
reservations@peppervine.com

What is your allergy and dietary policies?

All allergies or other dietary restrictions must accompany the pre-order. We cannot promise accommodations without advance notice.
Peppervine does its best to accommodate dietary restrictions provided we have sufficient notice. While

Do you allow outside food or beverages?

We do not allow outside food under any circumstances, including cakes.
We do not allow outside alcohol. If you have a special bottle that you wish to bring in, we do allow one (1) and only one outside bottle, for a corkage fee of $30.

COCKTAILS & BEER

Guests have access to our complete cocktail and beer list for any party.

Available Wines

We have an extensive wine list (upwards of 800 different bottles), almost all of which are carried in quantities of 1-3.

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Tommy Trull

general manager & wine director

As both General Manager and Wine Director of Peppervine, Tommy focuses on providing elevated hospitality through the use of extensive staff training on all things food and wine, through careful hiring, and by promoting a positive, happy work environment. In his role of Wine Director, his goal is to make the entire world’s premium and super-premium wines more accessible and affordable, through a careful and ever-expanding curation of the world’s most food-friendly wines.

Originally from Maryland, Tommy has been in and around the industry since the early 1990s. Additionally, he spent fifteen years as an award-winning playwright and college professor, with productions all around the country. In the mid-2010s, he developed an intense passion for wine and cheese, and embarked on an intensive study period. He is a certified French Wine Scholar, Spanish Wine Scholar, and holds advanced certification through the Wine Spirits Education Trust. Always an educator at heart, he also runs the YouTube channel Pocket Wine School. He joined Peppervine as wine director and manager in mid-2022.

Tommy lives in Charlotte with his wife Mara, and spends the majority of his downtime writing, making music, and eating his way through the Queen City.

Will Stephenson

executive chef

In his role as Executive Chef of Peppervine Restaurant, Will continues the tradition of creating progressive American cuisine through a refined and technique-driven menu, focused on seasonality and sourcing from local farms wherever possible.

A native of Brevard, Will has been in the industry for seventeen years, honing his chops along the way at several notable restaurants in western North Carolina. Beginning in French and Creole cuisine at Hobnob in Brevard, he then moved to Gamekeeper Restaurant in Boone, a fine-dining establishment elevating the use of game. After working as a private chef at The Inn at Little Pond Farm, he moved to Bill and Anita Greene’s legendary Artisanal Restaurant in Banner Elk. He joined Peppervine upon opening, and has served as Chef de Cuisine since day one.

Will lives in Charlotte with his girlfriend Kim and their three dogs, where they spend their time walking, eating, and supporting local restaurants.

Robert W. Lackey, Sr.

partner

Robert W. Lackey, Sr., Current CEO of Imagine One Companies brings over 40 years of experience to Peppervine as a business proprietor of numerous companies. His resume also includes engineer and inventor titles, with over 200 products developed and/or patented. As a Peppervine owner and board member, Robert Sr., is heading up facility selection and design as well as brand strategies, new acquisitions, corporate directives, finance, key decisions and partner relations. He has a Bachelor’s degree in accounting with substantial experience in product development and M&A activities in over 75 company startups, mergers and acquisitions over his career.

Robert W. Lackey, Jr.

partner

Robert W. Lackey, Jr., is equipped with 27 years of experience as a business owner of over 15 companies. He’s also been involved in the air and water filtration industry for 15 years. He is an active Board Member, and shareholder of Protect Plus and Protect Plus Air Holdings. Robert Jr.’s responsibilities at Peppervine include strategic corporate direction, outside partnering, management initiatives, liaison between Board Members and key management/employees, key decisions in brand relationships, finance, and partner relations. He has a Bachelor’s degree from Elon University in business, with an emphasis in marketing and a minor in accounting.

About

Welcome To Peppervine

Peppervine is a restaurant hidden in SouthPark Charlotte; it stands out as one of the few independent eateries in the area. We offer a menu of progressive locally sourced small plates. In addition to a worldly and inspired wine list, Peppervine offers craft cocktails and non-alcoholic pairings.

The art, dishes and service combine as a synergistic one-of-a-kind dining experience. We look forward to welcoming you.

What is the attire at Peppervine?

We recommend casual evening wear.

Is there a corkage fee?

You may bring a maximum of one 750 ml bottle of wine per table with a $30 corkage fee. Please, no more than one 750 ml bottle per table.

Are dogs allowed?

Service animals are welcome. No pets, please, patio included.

Are reservations required?

Walk-ins are accommodated based on availability, so reservations are strongly recommended. Cancellation within 24 hours of your reservation will result in a cancellation fee.

Do you allow outside food or beverage?

No.

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Meet Our Team

Tommy Trull

general manager & wine director
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Will Stephenson

executive chef
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Robert W. Lackey, Sr.

partner
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DINNER

Available for dine-in and to-go.
Bread & Cheese offerings are baked fresh to order. Please allow 10-12 minutes

YEAST ROLLS

7
baked to order, maldon salt

PIMENTO CHEESE SCONES

9
sorghum butter, pepper jelly

ARTISAN CHEESE PLATE

18/36
snow camp, hickory grove, asher blue, accoutrements

Small Plates & Shares

Burrata

25
pesto fregola, arugula, brown butter crumble, grilled sourdough

Frisee Salad

18
miso mustard vinaigrette, local strawberries, sunflower seeds, mizuna

Little Gem Salad

16
parmesan cheese, local apple, toasted bread crumbs, pecan, green goddess

Yellowfin Tuna Tartare

26
shoyu, cucumber, mushrooms, cashew, house crackers

Pork Boudin Sausage

18
house-made boudin, smoky black-eyed peas, braised cabbage, chow chow

PEI Mussels

27
kimchi broth, toasted baguette, scallions, fresh kimchi

Fried Oysters

18
buttermilk & cucumber, pickled onion, pimento oil

General Tso’s Cauliflower

16
tempura, orange glaze, broccoli slaw, Furikake

Thai Pork Spare Ribs

32
ginger bbq, papaya salad, lime vinaigrette, tamari

Large Plates

Mushroom Agnolotti

28
maitake mushrooms, brown butter cream, caramelized onions, capers

Lumache Pasta

28
nc shrimp, snap peas, truffle butter, lime

Lamb Pappardelle

35
braised lamb, celery root, oyster mushroom, 63-degree egg yolk

Bison Bolognese

30
ground bison, beef tallow ricotta, fresh herbs, handkerchief pasta

Verlasso Salmon

32
morel mushrooms, asparagus, fennel, dill cream, rice crisp

Diver Scallops

35
sweet potato & apple puree, roasted Broccolini, beets, mushroom ‘soil’

Branzino

34
israeli couscous, tom kha broth, parsnips, almonds, apricots

Elk Rack

42
creamed corn puree, brussels, chestnut mushrooms, bordelaise

24 Hour Short Rib

34
potato mousseline, roasted carrots, cauliflower, broccolini, bordelaise

Hanger Steak

45
chimichurri, turnip & butternut hash, sweet ancho chili paste

DESSERT

DESSERT MENU
AVAILABLE FOR DINE-IN AND TO-GO

Pineapple Whip

14
pineapple ice cream, chocolate rum sauce, cinnamon-sugar pineapples

Carrot Cake Zeppole Donuts

14
cream cheese icing, pistachio sugar, pistachio crumble

Pineapple Whip

14
pineapple ice cream, chocolate rum sauce, cinnamon-sugar pineapples, crepe chips,coriander

Espresso Mousse

14
toffee sauce, crème fraiche ice cream, chocolate ganache, toffee crumble

Sorbet Trio

8
orange, cranberry, cucumber lime

Ice Cream Trio

9
coconut rum, Honduran cream, coffee

AFTER DINNER WINES

Domaine Durban Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise

15

Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico Vin Santo

32

Ratafia de Champagne

44

Chateau Halle Sauternes

16

Leyenda Pedro Ximenez Sherry

10

Chateau Trignon Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise

15

Gerard Bertrand Banyuls

12

Smith Woodhouse Late Bottled Vintage Porto

12

AFTER DINNER CORDIALS

Chambord

13

Caravella Limoncello

11

Kahlua

11

Fernet Branca

14

Drambuie

13

Amaro del Capo chilled

13

AFTER DINNER COCKTAILS

Espresso Martini

15

Chocolate Martini

14

WINES BY THE GLASS

Sparkling

Rotari Trento Brut, Trentino

15

Beau Joie Special Cuvee Brut, Champagne

36

Dignitat Cava

9

White

Babylonstoren Chenin Blanc, South Africa

10

Inazio Txakolina, Pais Vasco

18

Tyrrell’s Hunter Valley Semillon, Australia

16

Rued Russian River Chardonnay

14

Vincent Stoeffler Tradition Riesling, Alsace

15

Charles Bove Touraine Sauvignon Blanc, Loire

14

Weinrieder Gruner Veltliner Klassik, Austria

15

Rosé

Herman Moser Rosi Mosi Rose, Austria

12

Domaine Houchart Provence Rose, France

12

Red

Maison Denante Pinot Noir, Burgundy

14

Michele Satta Bolgheri Rosso, Tuscany

20

San Simeon Petite Sirah, Paso Robles

19

Piekenierskloof Tannat, South Africa

13

Torbreck Woodcutter’s Shiraz, Barossa

20

Opolo Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon

17

Enrique Mendoza Monastrell, Alicante

16

DRINKS

COCKTAILS

Peppervine Old Fashioned

16
elijah craig, demerara, orange & cherry bitters

Misty Eyed Margarita

15
hornitos plata, orange liqueur, hibiscus, habanero

Red Letter Day

13
house aperitivo blend, cava, club soda, chocolate bitters

Merry Berry

15
empress gin, lavender lemon cordial

El Mago

13
mescal, orange honey cognac, yuzu, chilese picantes, lime

Best Gimlet Ever

14
citadelle gin, lime cordial, lime

Pear Martini

15
pear vodka, pear nectar, floral & ginger liqueurs, lemon

Sunset

14
plantation & captain morgan rum, cappelletti, lime, pineapple, vanilla

Anejo Old Fashioned

17
anejo, orange & chocolate bitters, agave

Strawberry Fox

15
hendrick’s, junmai sake, strawberry juice, herbal liqueurs

NON-ALCOHOLIC

Le Petit Beret Sauvignon Botanical White Wine, Languedoc

11

Meadow Lark N/A

7
rangpur lime, pineapple, ginger cardamom tea, orange

Cherry Lime Rickey N/A

7
bing & maraschino cherry, lime cordial, club soda

Near Fashioned N/A

7
ginger soda, N/A old fashioned bitters, demerara, orange twist, cherry

Collective Arts Brewing N/A IPA

7

BEER

Westbrook One Claw Pale Ale, South Carolina

9

Birdsong Paradise City IPA, Charlotte

9

Schonramer Helles Lager, Germany

10