The Melting Pot– 901 Kings Drive, 704-334-4400

it’s a fondue restaurant, a unique experience

 

Mc Ninch House – 1800’s Queen Anne house, uptown, 704-332-6159

 

Cajun Queen – Cajun food, 1800 East 7th St., 704-377-9017

 

Bill Spoon’s BBQ – 5524 South Boulevard,  704-525-8865,

down home old southern food like Brunswick stew, hush puppies, bbq-pork, slaw

 

Mac’s Speed Shop –2511 South Boulevard, 704-522-6227, another local favorite for BBQ and smoked pork chops..

 

Brixx’s Wood fired Pizza-

Fuel’s Pizza – local pizza that everyone likes

LaVecchio’s Seafood Grill – 214 N. Tryon, 704-370-6776

 

Green’s Lunch  – West 4th street, 704-332-1786, known for its hotdogs, founded in 1926, oldest place in Charlotte serving food I think… best for lunch?

 

The Fig Tree– 1601 East 7th St., 704-332-3322, French and Italian fine dining

 

Eddie’s Place – in Cotswold, Local restaurant/diner with local food.

Grits, biscuits, etc.   617 Sharon Amity Rd, 704-442-0147

 

Price’s Chicken coop – 1614 Camden Rd, 704-333-9866

Cash and carry, best fried southern chicken ever.  No seating, must take it to-go, lines around the corner.

 

Merts –214 North College St, 704-342-4222, uptown, low country food, ,

 

Providence Rd Sundries, 1522 Providence Rd, 704-366-4467,

under new management —

 

Atherton Mill – location is just the old Mill factory area, turn into different restaurants , sites

 

The Penguin, 1921 Commonwealth Ave, 704-375-6959 in Plaza-Midwood,

fried pickles and Tupelo Special(banana and Peanut butter sandwich)

 

Lupie’s Café– 2718 Monroe Rd, 704-374-1232

great southern cooking, known for it’s chili, but can get grits etc…

 

Dish – 1220 Thomas Ave, 704-344-0343,  Plaza Midwood, chicken

 

Charlotte Café – 4127 Park Rd, 704-523-0431  meatloaf, fried fish… (it’s okay, local)

 

Hickory Tavern – 11504 Providence Rd, 704-847-4408 best sports bar,

used to be very smokey.. not sure if it’s the same

 

Boardwalk Billy’s – Dilworth location, 1514 East Boulevard, 704-332-9292

sports bar- very much like the beach places, peanut shells thrown on the floor, shrimp/clams served in buckets or on paper on table

 

Stool Pigeons – 212 Church St, 704-358-3788, sport bar by the stadium,

just a Beer joint with a couple of good appetizers

 

Pressley Park Restaurant

740 Pressley Road, Charlotte, NC 28217-4614 (704) 525-9393- lunch only

 

Skyland Family Restaurant – Breakfast/lunch/dinner type diner restaurant

4544 South Blvd # A, Charlotte, NC 28209-2862 (704) 522-6522

 

Basil’s Restaurant

4548 Old Pineville Road # A, Charlotte, NC 28217 (704) 529-0059