Zio Casual Italian
116 Middleton Dr (Providence Rd.)
Charlotte, NC 28207
Boasting an romantic, flora-laden patio and bountiful herb and produce garden, Zio offers authentic Italian fare unparalleled in freshness and flavor. Here you'll find loaded salads, hearty house-made pastas (pro tip: try the penne alla vodka), and wood-grilled flatbreads, all made from family recipes hailing from Italy itself. The brick-walled, homey eatery is a hidden gem tucked away in Myers Park, frequented by "in the know" locals for its amicable ambience and refined-yet-relaxed dinners. As an added bonus, there's an array of gluten-free and vegetarian options available, ensuring that everyone can partake a flavorful feast.