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Lucky You! It's ACC Tournament Time in Greensboro
After licking your wounds from Saturday's disappointed losses, it's time to jump right back up and find yourself some ACC Tournament tickets. Because... who knows? Miracles do happen! Besides with a little bit of Luck, you'll land some B-ball tickets and have a great time exploring new restaurants in the greater Greensboro area not far from the Coliseum.
We've combed through Greensboro to pick 7 winning restaurants that will complete your tournament experience whether your team gives you a lucky victory or not.
The Bistro at Adams Farm is located off High Point Road in south Greensboro. They serve lunch and dinner and offer an extensive beer and wine list, plus several martini selections. In addition to gourmet appetizers and salads, entrees include sea bass, lamb rib eye steak and duck. Dessert features are crème brulee, chocolate molten cake and apple raisin strudel.
The Bistro opened October 2008, by a mother/daughter team where they wanted to offer a casual fine dining experience in a quaint and intimate setting. The seasonal menu changes include many items from local farmers and growers, fresh seafood, certified angus beef and much more.
Location: 5710-M High Point Rd. Greensboro NC 27407, Serving Dinner: Tue - Sat | 5PM - 9:30PM, (336) 294-4610. Website.
Liberty Oak Restaurant & Bar is on West Washington Street in downtown Greensboro. They serve lunch, brunch and dinner, plus a range of wines and cocktails. The menu includes soups, appetizers, rainbow trout, beef tenderloin and vegetarian selections.
Liberty Oak is located in the Vernon Building, originally erected in 1883. It's the oldest building remaining in the Old Greensboro Historic District. It has a long and distinguished history in Downtown Greensboro and has belonged to such owners and occupants as: Virginia Vernon, for whom the building is named, the Vanstory Clothing Company, and the W. T. Grant Co. In 1996 the Vernon Building underwent major restoration and in 1999, after having already been in business for nearly 20 years in Irving Park Plaza, Liberty Oak moved in.
Location: 100-D West Washington Street, Downtown Greensboro, Reservations (336) 273-7057
Open daily at 11:00am. Website.
Cafe Pasta & Grille, addition to its namesake pasta dishes, is on State Street in Greensboro, and also serves soups, salads, wraps, sandwiches, a fish catch of the day and homemade desserts. The restaurant serves pasta items that contain meat, as well as vegetarian ones.
Unique menu offering of homemade Pasta with a variety of creative sauces and healthy grilled dishes with fresh seafood, meats, poultry and vegetables are all served in an intimate yet exciting atmosphere.
Location: 305 State Street Greensboro, NC 27408, (336) 272-1308 Hours: Tuesday-Saturday Lunch: 11:30-2:00, Dinner: 5:00-Until. Website.
Pastabilities on Battleground Ave. serves up pasta dishes, plus gourmet salads, seafood, vegetarian selections, sandwiches and wraps. Since opening in 1995, Pastabilities has become one of the Gate City's most popular destinations for those who enjoy authentically-prepared, great food at a good value. Known for delicious pasta entrées and fresh green and pasta salads, the menu presents inventive chicken, seafood, meat and vegetarian combinations, a variety of appetizers, roll-ups and sandwiches. You are also invited to build your own entrée from their vast list of fresh ingredients, including gluten-free options such as spaghetti squash and rice.
Location: 1726 Battleground Ave., Greensboro, NC 27408, just 2 miles from the Greensboro Coliseum. (336) 272-7823. Website.
Undercurrent, located on Battleground Avenue in downtown Greensboro serves lunch, dinner and a full selection of desserts and alcohol beverages. Offerings include Scottish salmon, sea scallops, rack of lamb, pork chops and fried oysters.
Since May 1998, Undercurrent Restaurant has been at the top of the list in elegant dining. The dining room is spacious and warm with semi private banquettes, large tables, and comfortable seating. A beautiful open air kitchen showcases the art of preparing their culinary wonders. Reservations suggested, but not required.
Location: 327 Battleground Ave. Downtown Greensboro, NC 27401
(336) 370-1266. Website.
Green Valley Grill on Green Valley Road serves a range of gourmet entrees and desserts, plus a renowned wine selection. The menu changes seasonally, and selections can include halibut, vegetarian dishes, strip steak, duck and lasagna.
Enjoy informally elegant fine dining and seasonal food using old-world European culinary sensibilities and flavors. Their wine list receives the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence each year and features 75 wines by the glass. The freshest food prepared by a passionate team, and served by friendly and competent people, is a recipe for a great dining experience.
Location: 622 Green Valley Road, Greensboro, NC 27408, (336) 854-2015, Open seven days a week for lunch, dinner, or late night - including Sunday brunch beginning at 9am. Website.
Akashi Japanese Restaurant on High Point Road boasts an extensive and varied menu, which contains numerous tempura and teriyaki selections, which come with miso soup, salad and rice. Appetizer selections are abundant and include seafood, chicken, pork, beef and tofu options. Also on the menu are donburi, nabemono and warm and cold soba.
Akashi is owned and run by husband and wife team, Tusjii and Suk. Tusjii is Greensboro's Original Sushi chef since 1983. He ran the Sushi bar at the first Kabuto in the Forum VI at Friendly Center. Many Sushi rolls later he still continues to make the finest, freshest, traditional Sushi and Sashimi delights. The other half of the team is wife Suk. She runs the kitchen and turns out fabulous Appetizers, Hibachi, Tempura, and other Japanese favorites. Join the many people who have found this wonderful unique Japanese Restaurant.
Location: 2528 High Point Rd. Greensboro, NC 27403, Reservations or "To Go Orders"
(336) 292-0884. Lunch Monday - Saturday 11am-2pm
Dinner Sunday - Thursday 4pm-9pm, Friday & Saturday 4pm-10pm
Located 2 Blocks South Of Greensboro Coliseum. Website.
Get your basketball tickets now! Tickets for the ACC Men's Basketball Tournament are equally distributed among the 12 member institutions. Ticket sale distribution is handled on a school-by-school basis. For more information on purchasing ACC Tournament tickets, please contact one of the 12 ACC member institutions.
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With a little bit of luck, your team may come out on top. But on the safe side, I'd bring my lucky charm!