SINCE 2008

DOWNTOWN BELMONT | 704.825.3636



The String Bean Restaurant

The String Bean

Visit us at The String Bean, one of the top Belmont restaurants, and discover our brand of southern cuisine and original recipes, all served in a warm, comfortable environment. 

Regulars love our creative appetizers we call “bites”, burgers and salads, as well as the pizzas we call “pies”. Entrees are just as varied and include daily specials. Top it off with a great wine that will not break the bank or one of our many tasty craft beers. Beyond our Belmont restaurant menu, we have great catering options.

Whatever your fancy we look forward to seeing you soon at The String Bean soon.

The String Bean
106 N. Main Street
Belmont, NC 28012

Locally grown since 2008
Follow us on Facebook Bookmark and Share

Fresh from the Bean (our blog)

Spring Is In The Air, And In Our Wine Glasses

We take wine very seriously at The String Bean, and it shows in our 690 plus choices we currently carry at our location. We’ve also won five consecutive Wine Spectator Awards and are looking forward to seeing if we win again this year.

Basically, we know our wine. And that’s why we’re sharing some of our favorite wines for spring with you in this blog post. Read more

Seven Oaks Café now open at McLean

Seven Oaks Cafe, sister restaurant to The String Bean, is now open in the McLean community on Lake Wylie adjacent to Daniel Stowe event venues near charlotteBotanical Garden.  The cafe is in the historic John Davidson McLean house on Armstrong Road, a house that is on the Gaston County Historic Register and one that was renovated in 2014.

The family and pet friendly cafe serves lunch and dinner Tuesday – Saturday as well as a popular Sunday brunch.  Seven Oaks Cafe offers great outdoor dining on its porch and a wonderful venue for events.  Vegetables grown in the McLean community garden adjacent to the house will be a part of some of the dishes offered there.  Read more

Follow us on Facebook for daily specials and events

Looking for a special cut of meat or seafood favorite?

The String Bean Market & Butcher Shop has just the answers. From select cuts of Angus Beef, Filet, Ribeyes, or NY Strips to Bison, Lamb Chops, and Fresh Seafood you will find it all at our Belmont market.  Have a special dish in mind?  Let us know.  We will all we can do to help you.

Don’t forget to peruse our great selections of wine and craft beer always available at The String Bean in addition to the many delectable cheeses and desserts offered.

Interested in takeout or having your market items ready for pick-up? You can order online.String Bean Catering

We are pleased to make this new service available allowing you to enjoy your favorite dishes from our bistro or alternatively orders from our market and butcher shop.

10 Catawba a great venue for events

Located right around the corner from The String Bean is our sister venue, 10 Catawba, a historic building recently refurbished with three great venues. Originally home to an auto showroom, the 10 Catawba building provides a charming and versatile setting for special events in addition to offering a Bourbon, wine, dessert bar – Bar 10. Book your next special event, business or personal at 10 Catawba. Start planning your event.

The String Bean wins its sixth consecutive Wine Spectator award

Were are pleased to share that The String Bean has just won its sixth consecutive Wine Spectator award, The 2018 Best of Award of Excellence. It is truly an honor to be recognized by this beacon of our industry, and the award is recognition of the hard work our Bryant Helton aka “Pops” has done to provide a wine selection with vintages from throughout the world available at a variety of price points.

A wide array of original dishes

Have you tried our thick sliced “Green Monster” green tomatoes? How about our BBQ egg rolls? We’re always cooking up specials at The String Bean, and here you can create your own special selecting from an array of meat and seafood preparations. See menu.

Been to our market?

Certified Angus Beef, fresh seafood delivered daily, exquisite cheeses, and pastas are just a few of the items offered. A great wine and beer selection is another great part of the market, and we’re here to help you with just the right choice. Learn More.

Planning an event?

Contact our catering team and we will prepare a menu specially tailored for your needs. Catering and special events are labors of love for our team at String Bean, and we would love to work with you. Inquire Now.

Sign up here to receive regular updates

The String Bean

Winner of 5 Wine Spectator awards for excellence, enjoyed by the President of the United States at a local appearance at Freightliner and frequented by patrons we call friends, both local and out of town, The String Bean is one of those places that we hope sticks with you and brings you back time and time again.