Mert's in Uptown has been serving excellent Lowcountry and Gullah-inspired dishes since 1998.
October 6, 2023
Come to this upscale Southern joint for brunch and get dishes like fried chicken, grits, and deviled eggs.
The Artisan's Palate is an eclectic wine bar with an excellent brunch lineup.
Church and Union is an American bistro with a fantastic brunch spread.
Salud Cerveceria is a NoDa hangout with very good beer that serves food all day.
Sea Level NC is an Uptown Charlotte seafood restaurant with an excellent oyster Happy Hour.
Counter in Wesley Heights does fine dining with theme menus and vinyl pairings.
Fin & Fino is serving shareable seafood dishes in Uptown Charlotte.
Taqueria Mal Pan is a great Mexican spot in SouthPark for a quick, casual lunch on one of their outdoor picnic tables.
Beef 'N Bottle Steakhouse in LoSo is a Charlotte classic for a reason.
Lang Van is a neighborhood Vietnamese spot in East Charlotte with friendly folks and seriously good bánh xèo.
Botiwalla is an excellent Indian street food joint in Optimist Hall.
Milkbread is a tiny order-at-the-window breakfast spot in Plaza Midwood that has unreal pastries.
Try upscale Southern food in a restored mid-century church at Supperland in Plaza Midwood.
Customshop is a farm-to-table spot in Elizabeth that celebrates North Carolina’s extremely good and varied produce.
Sweet Lew's BBQ is a down-to-earth BBQ joint in Charlotte's Belmont area.
The Good Wurst Company in East Charlotte is a meat-eater's perfect lunch spot.
Prime Fish in Ballantyne serves ultra-fresh sushi with Southern-inspired flavors.
Sanctuary Bistro is an all-vegan, gluten-free spot in Ballantyne.
Pinky's Westside Grill is a classic Wesley Heights spot for creative takes on decadent Southern food.
El Puro Cuban Restaurant is a fun LoSo locale with tiki-style cocktails and live music to pair.
Little Mama's is an upscale Italian joint in SouthPark with a made-to-order mozzarella bar.
Leah & Louise is a seasonal Southern juke-joint in the North End.
Calle Sol Latin Café and Cevicheria should be your new go-to for ceviche, Cubanos, and cocktails in Plaza Midwood.
Whether you’re meeting a blind date, your entire bird-watching club, or a coworker who’s always begging for an after-work Happy Hour, Dilworth Tasting Room is the place to go.