Great Food in Charlotte

Recommended Restaurants in Charlotte

Charlotte offers a surprisingly diverse mix of great restaurants. Feast on barbecue or farm-to-table fare. Savor international cuisine or twists on American classics. The best burgers and classic Southern chicken and waffles - the options for fabulous dining are endless.

Midnight Diner

115 East Carson Street
Website: Midnight Diner
Phone: 980.207.3641

Prices: $
6.7 mi from venue: Directions

Omlettes, pancakes, biscuits, waffles, hot dogs, & burgers! Great diner food open 24/7.

Highly recommended.

Pinky's Westside Grill

1600 W Morehead Street
Website: Pinky's Westside Grill
Phone: 704.332.0402

Prices: $
5.9 mi from venue: Directions

Awesome burgers, beer, hot dogs, and sandwiches. Known for their Championship Burgers, featuring provolone, fried pickles & onion rings, with spicy ranch.

Highly recommended.

Midwood Smokehouse

1401 Central Avenue, Suite 101
Website: Midwood Smokehouse
Phone: 704.295.4BBQ

Prices: $$
8.8 mi from venue: Directions

Carolina pork BBQ plates, beef brisket, smoked turkey, chicken, sausage, ribs, & combo platters. Choice of South Carolina Mustard sauce, Eastern NC Vinegar, Midwood Signature, or Spicy BBQ.

Landmark Diner

4429 Central Avenue
Website: Landmark Diner
Phone: 704.532.1153

Prices: $$
12.3 mi from venue: Directions

Landmark serves American classics, Greek specialties, & is famous for their all-day breakfast menu. Open late.

Highly recommended.

Carpe Diem

1535 Elizabeth Avenue
Website: Carpe Diem
Phone: 704.377.7976

Prices: $$$
7.7 mi from venue: Directions

Half price appetizers at the bar Monday - Thursday 5:00pm-6:30pm. Grilled grape salad, steamed mussels, grilled duck breast, and fabulous vegetarian options.

Highly recommended.

Halcyon Flavors from the Earth

500 S Tryon Street in the Mint Museum
Website: Halcyon Flavors from the Earth
Phone: 704.910.0865

Prices: $$$
6.5 mi from venue: Directions

Seasonal menu featuring locally sourced ingredients. Grass fed angus Saratoga ribeye, lobster medallion, pommes purée, & truffle foie jus.

Highly recommended.

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

4725 Piedmont Row Drive, Suite 170
Website: Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
Phone: 704.552.5502

Prices: $$$$
3.3 mi from venue: Directions

Shellfish plateau, fried oysters, Wagyu beef, & lobster. $49 Prime Pair Prix Fixe menu special. Gorgeous upstairs bar.

Georges Brasserie

4620 Piedmont Row Drive, Suite 110
Website: Georges Brasserie
Phone: 980.219.7409

Prices: $$$
3.4 mi from venue: Directions

Fabulous raw bar, steak tartare, mussels 5 ways, steak au poivre, trout, cassoulet, scallops, bouillabaisse, duck breast, scottish salmon, & cheese and charcuterie. Happy hour menu 3pm-7pm at the bar.

Blue Restaurant & Bar

206 N College Street, Charlotte Hearst Tower
Website: Blue Restaurant & Bar
Phone: 704.927.2583

Prices: $$$
6.9 mi from venue: Directions

Foie gras, risotto with pancetta, jumbo diver scallops, chicken tagine, & wild boar braised with porcini mushrooms. Late night menu at the bar.

Barrington's Restaurant

7822 Fairview Road
Website: Barrington's Restaurant
Phone: 704.364.5755

Prices: $$$
5.1 mi from venue: Directions

Hudson Valley foie gras, herb rubbed rack of lamb with fava bean hummus, roasted pork loin sliced over johnny cake and tomatillo chutney with pulled pork crepinette, hand made parmesan gnocchi & fresh tagliatelle.

The Fig Tree

1601 East 7th Street
Website: The Fig Tree
Phone: 704.332.3322

Prices: $$$
8.1 mi from venue: Directions

Grilled New Zealand elk chop over horseradish spaetzle, rosemary crusted Australian lamb chops over Israeli couscous, filet mignon topped with Stilton and mushroom duxelles, and Inniskillin icewine flights.

The Capital Grille

201 North Tryon Street
Website: The Capital Grille
Phone: 704.348.1400

Prices: $$$
8.1 mi from venue: Directions

Lobster & crab cakes, Wagyu beef carpaccio with wasabi arugula, seared tenderlion with butter poached lobster tail, and porcini rubbed Delmonico with 12-year aged balsamic. Separate bar menu.

Soul Gastrolounge

1500-B Central Avenue
Website: Soul Gastrolounge
Phone: 704.348.1848

Prices: $$
8.9 mi from venue: Directions

Soul offers a variety of small plates, sushi, and handcrafted cocktails. Featuring patio dining with a spectacular view of the Charlotte skyline. Local DJ's play from 10pm till 2am.


446 Tyvola Road
Website: Minoda's
Phone: 704.529.0659

Prices: $$$
0.3 mi from venue: Directions

Very close to the venue. Half priced sushi specials on Friday night. Sushi, tempura, fusion rolls, filet mignon, & lobster tail.

Lang Van Vietnamese Restaurant

3019 Shamrock Drive
Website: Lang Van Vietnamese Restaurant
Phone: 704.531.9525

Prices: $$
15.6 mi from venue: Directions

Vietnamese, Asian, & vegetarian food. Known for their huge menu. Summer rolls, temple rolls, Pho, soups, vermicelli, rice dishes, & Vietnamese hot pot.


Amélie's French Bakery NoDa

2424 N Davidson Street, Suite 102
Website: Amélie's French Bakery NoDa
Phone: 704.376.1781

Prices: $$
9.4 mi from venue: Directions

Freshly baked pastries & desserts made round the clock. Open 24/7/365. Croissants, chocolate mousse, creme brulee, Napoleons, bread pudding, & incredible cakes.