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“Delightful”
Review of Off the Square

Off the Square
Ranked #1 of 64 Restaurants in Albemarle
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$35
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Off the Square is a casual upscale restaurant focused on creating an unforgettable dining experience by using local ingredients to craft gourmet cuisine from scratch. Along with our house-made appetizers, entrees, and desserts, we feature a carefully selected assortment of wines, spirits, and craft beers. We strive every day to provide courteous service and a welcoming atmosphere. Off the Square is one of five NC restaurants that were recognized for featuring locally grown, raised, caught and made products during the second annual "Dig Into Local Best Menu NC" contest by the NC Department of Agriculture!
Reviewed 26 April 2014

Went for lunch with three "gal pals" on our way to a vineyard. The atmosphere was wonderful with tin ceilings brick walls set off with contemporary light fixtures over the bar area. Service was EXCELLENT....our waitress didn't miss a beat. The food was fresh and quite tasty. Two of us had fish tacos with Kim Chi.......warning....if you don't like spicey, I'd select something else. My side dish was fresh fruit and it was delicious. My other friends had salads with chicken and raved about the dressings. All four of us agreed we'll definitely do this again!!!

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Thank JetSetSandy167
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

We ate here on a Friday night, it was busy but not where we had to wait for a table. We opted to sit outside since it was nice and the only open tables inside were right by the door. The food was very good and you could tell they used very fresh ingredients. The grass fed steak was delicious as well as the crab cakes. The only downside was that we felt a little forgotten about outside it took a while for our drinks to be refilled and for us to be greeted by a waiter after being seated. But besides that we will definitely be going back soon!

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Thank Julie Z
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Reviewed 18 April 2014

Enjoyed the shrimp and crab pimento cheese appetizer! Very good ribeye steak and roasted asparagus. Wine menu was small. Service from Mariah was wonderful. Glad we had a reservation--several couples turned away.

Thank Debby M
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Reviewed 15 April 2014

Off the Square is a small restaurant specializing in fresh, creative food. They use local ingredients, prices are reasonable. They have a quiche of the day that is always special. Brunch items are very good, try the salmon eggs Benedict for sure.mOnly negative is the acoustics, sound bounces off walls.

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Thank Cheryl1503
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

I have eaten here several times since it opened. It is the best restaurant in Albemarle. Great food and wine and a comfortable atmosphere. Service is Fantastic.

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Thank James N
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