Trying to find a truly authentic Cajun restaurant

Oct 3, 2016

There’s lots more to choose from Freshwater, and once you’ve been there you’re likely to find yourself returning again and again to try everything on the menu

Discovering one of the best hidden secrets in Charlotte NC

Charlotte, NC


In the heart of Charlotte, NC, precisely in Uptown Charlotte, at 516 N. Graham Street lies one of the hidden secrets of the town, an authentic Cajun restaurant. Freshwater is a restaurant serving Cajun cuisine, making diners feel as if they are being taken on a journey back in history and have landed in the French quarter. “Freshwater Restaurant offers a unique treatment to people who are tired of the big food chains and want to get a real touch of traditional Cajun food,” says the restaurant owner, Mrs. Freshwater, as she describes what to expect in the Cajun restaurant.

The Restaurant, which is owned by Mr.& Mrs. Freshwater, takes pride in the elegant atmosphere that they've created; the southern hospitality that is extended to their customers; and in the presentation, portions and the tantalizing tastes of delicious foods that are served daily.

With the establishment donning the name “Freshwater”, one expects to find not only fresh food but also one that gives authentic dishes. With the servings of famous crab cakes, catfish which come in different varieties such as grilled, blackened or fried. Cajun spices and soups are also available to give a complete Cajun meal.

The restaurant which operates under the motto, “A Little Bit of South, Up North” accurately describes the succulent cuisine, elegant and friendly atmosphere of a Cajun Restaurant.

Award winning restaurant

While it has been in operation, Freshwater has received recognition and many awards. In 2003, it received the Reader’s Choice award for being the best Cajun Restaurant. In the same year, Mrs. Freshwater won the Business Woman of the Year Award from the Union County Club of the National Association of Negro and Business. In March of 2000, Mrs. Freshwater received the Union County Woman of Excellence Entrepreneur Award for her leadership, commitment and contributions to the community; She was also the choice of Professional Women’s Club, Inc.

“We hope to see you dining soon at Freshwater's Restaurant so that you can experience the tantalizing food and vivacious atmosphere,” says Mrs. Freshwater while inviting lovers of Cajun cuisine as well as those who would like to sample the best meals in one of the best Cajun restaurants to visit Freshwater’s in Uptown Charlotte, located at 516 N. Graham Street Charlotte, NC.

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