Restaurants

Top Choice Sushi in Charlotte

Soul Gastrolounge Tapas

This sultry but welcoming Plaza Midwood speakeasy serves a globally inspired selection of small plates. Choices are wide-ranging, from skewers and sushi rolls to Cuban and Vietnamese sandwiches, but the kitchen take…
American in Charlotte

Halcyon Flavors from the Earth

A perfect people-watching perch overlooking the Uptown bustle, the Mint Museum’s light-filled restaurant is ideal for a zestful lunch or more substantial (and expensive) dinner. Ingredients sourced from local farmer…
Southern US in Charlotte

Price's Chicken Coop

A timeless throwback in ever-gentrifying South End, this scruffy, cash-only takeout is a true Charlotte institution, regularly making 'Best Fried Chicken in America' lists. Order your 'dark quarter' or 'white half' …
Southern US in Charlotte

The Asbury

Uptown’s finest dining is to be had in the Dunhill Hotel’s restaurant, opening straight onto Tryon St. Rooted in Carolinian classics, but given a contemporary makeover, chef Matthew Krenz’ cuisine ranges from sorghu…
Food Hall in Charlotte

7th Street Public Market

This indoor food hall's aromatic, irresistible kitchens and cafes entice Uptown palates with everything from gourmet coffee and craft beer to imported cheese and specialties from Orvieto, Italy. Pick and mix a roast…
Southern US in Charlotte

Mert’s Heart & Soul

Down at street level, beneath Uptown’s soaring skyscrapers, this cozy, homely diner buzzes with bankers and bohos alike. Its Lowcountry classics include shrimp and grits, barbecue beef ribs and fried catfish, but we…
Southern US in Charlotte

Nana’s Soul Food Kitchen

With tempting sides such as mac and cheese, lima beans or black-eyed peas to match its succulent fried chicken and juicy beef ribs, Nana’s offers treats to suit any appetite – veggie plates are a real bargain. Its b…
Cafe in Charlotte

Amélie's French Bakery & Cafe

This new, shiny and very big outlet of a much-loved local bakery chain is the perfect spot to rest your feet or meet friends Uptown. The sandwiches and toasted tartines are great value, but it’s the decadently volup…
South Indian in Charlotte

Woodlands

Dining here is a no-frills experience, from the dreary setting to the humdrum dining room, but if you enjoy Indian vegetarian food it’s well worth it. The simplest option, a thali – a whole meal on a metal tray – co…