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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.
Fresh from the Bean (our blog)
by: Bryant "Pops" Helton, Wine Director The String Bean It all started fifteen months ago while minding my weekly wine inventory, I received yet another call that day…likely a customer searching for a difficult-to-locate bottle of wine. When I heard the voice, “This...read more
Seven Oaks Cafe, sister restaurant to The String Bean, is located in the McLean community on Lake Wylie adjacent to Daniel Stowe Botanical 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.
A great spot for special events, receptions and holiday parties, the cafe serves lunch Tuesday – Saturday and is open 11am – 4pm.
It’s that time of year and time to plan your holiday parties
As we roll further into fall it is the time of year that many are considering venues for holiday parties and special receptions.
We love doing events large and small, formal plated and informal. Please let us know how we can help you with your plans for events including special and drinks customized to your wishes.
Looking for a perfect spot with and abundance of character? Consider Seven Oaks Café in the Historic McLean House. We can prepare a menu to your suiting including beverages. We can work from the catering menu of The String Bean, or we can prepare a custom menu.
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.
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.
The String Bean wins its seventh consecutive Wine Spectator award
Some things just get better with time like great wines. Serving great wine and food are passions for us, and we are pleased to share that The String Bean has won its seventh consecutive Wine Spectator award, The 2019 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 that Bryant Helton aka “Pops” has done in leading our charge to provide great wines and service to our customers.
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.
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The String Bean
Winner of six 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.