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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Gastropub
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“One of my favorite restaurants in all of Charlotte, this tapas and cocktail style restaurant has incredible dining and drinking options. Try the seasonal cocktails and the pork belly/watermelon cocktails The wait time is usually long so download the No Wait App”
  • 81 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Best BBQ - I recommend the WellFed plate, w/ 4 meats, and the midwood chopped salad. Can't go wrong here tho. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“For a special night out and one of the best views in the city, check out Fahrenheit. Friendly atmosphere, local cuisine with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Ask for a table next to the windows and wait outside on the balcony on a clear night:) It's about an 8-minute ride/drive or a 35-minute walk.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
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“Cheapest place to drink in the city! Buy yourself some local brews and chill out on their front patio. It certainly attracts an eclectic group of people, but it's always a fun time. ”
  • 50 locals recommend
Bar
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“Go to the rooftop and get a beer and wings! This place has great views of the Charlotte skyline! They serve food late and it’s also a good place to watch sports. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Irish Pub
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“The food is insanely great for pub food. Glorious actually. A great local spot. Indoor and outdoor seating ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This place has an awesome Sunday brunch buffet. I am not a buffet fan typically but this one is amazing! They have everything from smoked salmon, homemade breads, Swedish meatballs, and all the eggs Benedict, waffles and pancakes made to order that could ever want! Dinner is tapas style with a wide range of dishes that are super tasty as well!”
  • 27 locals recommend
Café
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“Great for brunch and located in the artsy neighborhood of Plaza Midwood close by ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Cinema
“This is a movie theater and restaurant in one. You order food or drinks while you are seated. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Bar
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“A local favorite of ours. A dive bar with a great outdoor space. Ping-pong tables, pool tables and fire pits throughout.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Get the meatloaf!! This is your typical diner style place served by hipsters. It’s great, it’s cheap and there is nothing fancy about it—except all meals come with a deviled egg!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bakery
“Their pastries are to die for. It is a little shop in a plaza with a few seats. If you are craving really good French pastry this is it. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Lovely place for a quick bite. Amazing burgers. You order at counter then they bring to you. The daily special is usually awesome ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Peruvian Restaurant
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“Peruvian food at its best, taste wise and price! I alway got for the quarter chicken, green beans and rice. The yucca fries are great too! The stuffed avocado w/ quinoa topped with pulled chicken is a must! The yellow and green sauces you’ll want to bottle and take home, or just straight drink!”
  • 20 locals recommend
Beer Bar
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“Local Beer selection, delicious burgers (beef, salmon, turkey, veggie) and my personal favorite that is lower carb, the BBQ Chick Salad with fried cheese curds. Yum! This is one of the few restaurants that carries a beer I enjoy called, Good Morning Vietnam. Give it a try and tell me what you think. :)”
  • 10 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Skip the pizza and get the main dishes. I love the eggplant w/ goat cheese and the lasagna. Everything is made in-house and is super fresh. Order a bottle of wine and enjoy the quaint atmosphere. ”
  • 15 locals recommend