Welcome to Charlotte

Welcome to Charlotte! A variety of restaurants abound for your enjoyment:

Overstreet Mall:  Brad’s Brew, Freshii

One Wells Fargo Center: Charlotte Coffee Station, Fujo, Childress Klein YMCA fitness bar, Smoothie King

Two Wells Fargo Center: Just Fresh, Mimosa Grill, College Place Cafe

Three Wells Fargo Center: Halfpenny’s, Johnny Burrito

Hilton hotel’s Coastal Kitchen&Bar has $8.50 daily lunch buffets

Bank of America Plaza: Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint, The Frozen Isle, Just Fresh, Salsarita’s, Trade Restaurant (inside the Omni Hotel), Energy Cafe, Starbucks

Founders Hall in the Bank of America building: Jamba Juice, City Smoke, Aria, Caribou Coffee, Taste cafe

Ivey’s Building restaurants: Spice 9 Express Indian Cuisine, Bojangles, Qdoba, Just Fresh, Quiznos

Eats on College: Bojangles, Fuel Pizza, Brazz Carvery and Steakhouse, Rooster’s, Mert’s Heart and Soul, Cosmos Cafe, BLT Steak, Caffe Siena in the Holiday Inn (breakfast & lunch buffets), Soho China Bistro, Pita Pit, Fitzgerald’s Irish Pub (half off burgers every Thursday), Ember Grille at the Westin Hotel, Blue (2 for $10 apps in the bar Monday to Friday 5-7)

Epicentre restaurants: Firehouse Subs, Five Guys, Bruegger’s Bagels, Jason’s Deli, Libretto’s Pizzeria, Tin Roof, Smoothie King, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Enso Asian Bistro and Sushi Bar, La Tagliatella, Wild Wing Cafe, Whisky River, Blackfinn American Saloon, Vida Mexican Kitchen y Cantina, Fuji Hibachi & Teriyaki, Fuel Smoothie Bar, Mortimer’s Cafe and Pub, Bubble Charlotte, Fleming’s ($6 apps served at the bar until 7), Studio Movie Grill, Yoforia, Ios Greek Kitchen

Eats on Tryon: Halycon, Salsarita’s, Johnny Burrito, Quiznos, Jersey Mike’s, Qdoba, Newk’s Express Cafe, Showmars, Soho Bistro, Subway, Tic Toc Diner, Jack’s New Yorker Deli, Dean and Deluca, Rock Bottom Brewery, Amelie’s, Something Classic Cafe, RiRa’s, Chick fil-A, Uptown Sundries, Vapiano, Tin Tin Box & Noodles, LuceHazelnuts Creperie, KO Sushi, Nirvana II, The Capital Grille, Mimosa Grill, McCormick & Schmick’s(daily happy hour 4-7), Chima Brazilian Steakhouse, Emzy Sushi, Bernardin’s, Ruth’s Chris ($8 apps 4:30-6:30 Monday-Friday), The Wooden Vine, Room 112 Modern Asian Cuisine, Ivy Burger Company, Jewell Treats, Jimmy John’s

Trade&Tryon: Farmers’ market(Tuesdays & Fridays May-October)

Eats on Church: American Roadside Burgers, 5Church , Valhalla Pub & Eatery, McNinch House, Levant Mediterranean Cuisine, Dillinger’s Tap Room ($1 tacos on Tuesdays), Mellow Mushroom

Eats on 5th:  Cowbell Burgers, Dandelion Market, Basil Thai Cuisine, Phil’s New York Deli and Tavern, Crave Dessert Bar

Latta Arcade: Rush EspressoPie in the Sky Pizza, French QuarterChicks Restaurant, Flavors of India, Crisp, Pho Plus, Melt in your mouth cupcakes

Eats on the Green: Matt’s Chicago Dog, The Sandwich Club

Levine Avenue: e2, Starbucks

Eats on Graham: Fourth Ward Bread Company

Eats on Brevard: Lola’s, Einstein Bagels

Eats on Trade: Morton’s Steakhouse, The King’s Kitchen, Hooters

Eats on Trade inside the bus depot: Burger King, Bojangles, Subway

Eats on 4th: Green’s Lunch, Cluck n Cup, Quiznos, OneWay Smokehouse & Grill

Eats on 6th: Brixx, Queen City Q, Tanner’s Bistro & Lounge

7th Street Public Market Not Just Coffee, Pure pizza, Local Loaf Bakery, Cloud 9 ConfectionsViva Raw, barChocolate,

Fahrenheit on the 21st floor of Skye Condominiums

Coffee on Tryon: Starbucks, Port City Java, Dean and Deluca, Java Joe’s, Amelie’s French Bakery

Neighborhood Eats

Midtown: Original Pancake House, Chipolte, Zoe’s Kitchen, Pisces Sushi, Which Wich, Pizza Fusion, La Paz, Hickory Tavern, Vivace, Dressler’s, Mama Ricotta’s, Maharani Indian Cuisine, Great Harvest Bread Company, The Melting Pot, Pizza Hut, Meskerem Ethiopian

South End: Pike’s soda shop, Price’s Chicken Coop, Common Market, The Icehouse, Carrabba’s, Einstein Brothers Bagels, Luna’s Living Kitchen, Tupelo Honey Cafe ,Phat Burrito, The Liberty, Owen’s Bagels, Mac’s Speed Shop, The Liberty, Fuel Pizza , Thai Taste

Dilworth: Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar, JJ’s Red Hots, Outback Steakhouse, Crisp, Brixx, Just Fresh, Menchie’s, Berrybrook Farm, 131 Main, Moe’s, Lebowski’s, Fran’s Filling Station, RuSan’s Sushi

Myers Park: Fenwick’s, Ginbu 401, Taipei Express, Deejai Thai, Panera, Hubee D’s, Boston Market, Mellow Mushroom, Selwyn Pub, Reid’s Fine Foods Market, Little Spoon, Yoforia

South Park: American Roadside, Panera, Rooster’s, Cowfish, Chuy’s, The Cheesecake Factory, Harper’s, Original Pancake House, Maggiano’s, Another Broken Egg Cafe, Firebirds, Zoe’s Kitchen

Elizabeth: Hawthorne’s Pizza, Crisp, Carpe Diem, Nothing But Noodles, Viva Chicken, Jackalope Jack’s, Cajun Queen, Kennedy’s, Sunflour Baking Company, Ho Ho Cherry House, Showmars, Earl’s Grocery

Plaza Midwood: Central Coffee Company, IntermezzoKickstand, Joe Hooper’s, Fern,  Midwood Smokehouse, Soul Gastrolounge, The Peculiar Rabbit, Whiskey Warehouse, Pizza Peel , Dish, The Penguin, Thomas Street Tavern, Diamond, Fuel Pizza, Zada Jane’s, Akihana Asian Bistro, Lulu, Krazy Fish, Three Amigos (all you can eat enchiladas on Thursdays), Crazy Taco, Bistro La Bon, Dairy Queen, Yama Izakaya, Nova’s Bakery

NoDa: Cabo Fish Taco, Crepe Cellar, Growlers Pourhouse, Jack Beagle’s, Amelie’s, Revolution Pizza, Boudreaux’s, Heist Brewery, Ozpresso, The Daily Press CLT, Smelly Cat Coffeehouse

Westside: Pinky’s, Dunkin’ Donuts, Savor Cafe, Burger Company, Picante Mexican Grill, Open Kitchen

Cotswold: Krispy Kreme, Wolfman Pizza, Mama Fu’s, Smashburger, IHOP, Bruegger’s Bagels, Dairy Queen, IHOP, Panera, Salsarita’s, Pizza Peel, Shun Lee Palace, Koishi Sushi

NC Music Factory: Osso, Wet Willie’s, Mattie’s Diner, The Saloon, VBGB Beer Hall & Garden, Texicali Taco & Tequila Bar, Eight Sushi & Asian Kitchen

Follow food trucks on Twitter to find out when they’re serving in uptown.

Buy your tickets now for Taste of the World in October!

When not enjoying the culinary diversity of the Queen City, check out these fun things to do around town:

Sports: Charlotte Hornets, Charlotte Knights, Charlotte Hounds, Charlotte Checkers, UNCC 49ersCharlotte Roller Derby Girls, Carolina Panthers, NASCAR, Charlotte Eagles, Charlotte Lady Eagles

For the kids: Discovery Place, Imaginon, Carowinds, Lazy 5 Ranch, Charlotte Nature Museum, Ray’s Splash Planet, Carolina Raptor Center

The Great Outdoors: US National Whitewater Center, Hiking at Crowders Mountain, Daniel Stowe Botanical GardenFreedom Park, Frazier Park, Bryant Park, Greenways

Music Venues: NC Music Factory, Time Warner Cable Arena, Evening Muse, Neighborhood Theatre, Visulite Theatre, Ovens Auditorium, Double Door Inn, PNC Pavillion

Performing ArtsKnight Theatre, The Billy Graham LibraryCarolinas Aviation Museum, Levine Museum of the New South, Harvey B. Gantt for African American Arts + Culture, Historic Latta Plantation, McColl Center for Visual ArtBechtler Museum, Mint Museum (free admission Wednesdays after 5 pm), Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Charlotte Symphony, Opera Carolina, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Actors Theatre Charlotte, Theatre Charlotte

Shopping: SouthPark Mall, Northlake Mall, Carolina Place Mall, Concord Mills Mall, Birkdale Village, Outlet Mall

Other Attractions: NASCAR Hall of Fame, gallery crawls, The Light Factory, Charlotte History Museum

More resources to help you get acquainted with the Queen City:

Living Here by Charlotte Observer, Charlotte’s Got a Lot, Charlotte Magazine, Find your Center, Charlotte on the Cheap, Charlotte ParentCreative Loafing, Keep Charlotte Boring, Scoop Charlotte, Yelp,

Need help navigating? Get around town easily with: Lynx light rail, Gold Rush trolley, CATS bus, bcycle

Feel free to stop by the library with any questions. We’re always happy to help!

Welcome to Charlotte!

~Jamie Sunnycalb~

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One response to “Welcome to Charlotte

  1. Kayla

    Wow! Thanks for the great resources! I had no idea there were that many restaurants nearby.

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