Eat, Drink n Be Social, that’s what Ink n Ivy was created for! All are welcome, dressed to the nine’s or dressed down in your favorite tee, the atmosphere of this eclectic restaurant is all about being yourself and eating the food you love.

As soon as you walk through the door you’ll be blown away by the aroma of delectable American cuisine, seared & sizzling certified angus steak, and delighted by the superb selection of cool cocktails customized by our expert bartenders, craft beers with both local and international appeal, and an extensive wine list sure to please any palette.

The menu is chef-inspired, crafted and created for everyone, even those who are dining in a group, as a couple or even individually.

Ink n Ivy will also be open for brunch and lunch with a vast array of selections ranging from blue plate specials, chef soups, and all day brunch items on the weekend. Don’t hesitate to join us on the weekends and enjoy select juice mimosas and a bloody mary bar along with our other phenomenal specials.

Dining at Ink n Ivy is more than just eating an incredible meal, it’s an experience like none other! Whether you’re looking for an edgy date night or a late night meet up, you’ll find that Ink n Ivy has something for everyone. So come in and enjoy the fresh food, fun atmosphere or laid-back scenery, we’re ecstatic to have you come through our doors.

Troy Gagliardo – chef/television personality/entrepreneur/author


Chef Troy is a part of the Bottle Cap Restaurant Group as Executive Chef of Ink n Ivy concepts, with locations in Charlotte, NC, Charleston and Greenville SC. Troy also serves as Executive Corporate Chef for BCG other seven concepts.

For over ten years Chef Troy has hosted his live weekly cooking show “Troy’s Everyday Eats” on WCCB Charlotte. Showcasing recipes for the home cook using simple ingredients and technique. He has also appeared on Fox and Friends in NYC, PBS “a Chef’s Life” and commercials with Dale Earnhardt Jr.

He has authored the cookbook Pseudo Southern -a playful twist on the art of southern cooking. Vivian Howard, star of “A Chefs Life” says, “Troy’s take on southern food is just left of center, fun, and refreshing. His recipes are approachable riffs on our regions’ specialties that even the most jaded cook will be intrigued to try.”

Troy’s passion for food and hospitality has inspired two successful businesses. Motown Spice Provisions, a wholesale/retail spice and breader company that specializes in small batch blending for clients such as the Carolina Panthers and Husk Greenville. His Company, Belly Brothers, is producing Uncle Hamp’s Carolina Bacon for food service and retail with a chef series in the works.