DOWNTOWN BELMONT | 704.825.3636
SOUTHERN BISTRO | MARKET & BUTCHER SHOP | CUSTOM CATERING
Visit us at The String Bean 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.
Whatever your fancy we look forward to seeing you soon at The String Bean soon.
Fresh from the Bean (our blog)
We’ve all been there: you’re in charge of hosting the upcoming family reunion/work event/bridal shower/soccer party, and we all know the most important thing is the food. You certainly don’t want to cook for all those people yourself – the number of dishes it would take is in itself daunting. Maybe you can do a potluck, but you risk repeat dishes or people not bringing anything at all. Read more
The McLean community located on Lake Wylie adjacent to Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is adding a restaurant to compliment its neighborhoods currently under development. Seven Oaks Café will open this fall 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 and reopened early in 2015. Read more
Need a little help with holiday dinners?
The String Bean Market & Butcher Shop has just the answers. Choose from all natural North Carolina raised Joyce Farms turkeys, or all the meat and seafood offerings typical of our 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.
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 fifth consecutive Wine Spectator award
The String Bean won its fifth consecutive Wine Spectator award, The 2017 Best of Award of Excellence. It is truly an honor to be recognized by this beacon for our industry, and the award is recognition of the hard work our Bryant Helton aka “Pops” and our team have 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.
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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.