Gastonia Dining

Fueled By Southern Flavors

From our free hot breakfast to Barrister’s menu of Southern-inspired cuisine, The Esquire Hotel takes the Gastonia Dining experience seriously. Our culinary team goes above and beyond to source the freshest seasonal ingredients. From heritage meats and heirloom grains to house-made sweets and seafood straight from the Carolina coast, the focus is on flavor and originality.

new mahi plate with grains and veggies


Monday-Wednesday, 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Thursday-Saturday, 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Open for lunch and dinner, our lobby-level restaurant serves approachable, ingredient-driven cuisine that is thoughtfully sourced from artisan producers and rooted in Southern Appalachian history. Dine at butcher block tables set beneath a soaring 20-foot ceiling, savoring Southern-inspired comfort food.

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coffee with small spoon

The Notary

Daily, 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The Notary, our basement-level coffee shop, is a popular gathering spot for breakfast against a backdrop of original exposed brick dating back the building's days as a bank.