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Food and restaurants in Charlotte

Top restaurants

Rafting
“ Enjoy whitewater rafting and kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, deep water solo, rock climbing, ziplines, ropes courses, and mountain biking on 50+ mile trail system. River jam live music festivals and beer gardens during summer months. A great time to be had just a short 25min drive south.”
  • 172 locals recommend
Bakery
“This hip, 24/7 French bakery & cafe draws a crowd for pastries, light fare & coffee drinks. ”
  • 97 locals recommend
Gastropub
“My favorite place in CLT. Fantastic atmosphere, music, delish food and and cocktails”
  • 83 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“Best BBQ - I recommend the WellFed plate, w/ 4 meats, and the midwood chopped salad. Can't go wrong here tho. ”
  • 49 locals recommend
Taco Place
“Casual, hipster-friendly Mexican stop for Southern California-style tacos, burritos & margaritas. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Drive ins, diners, and dives famous. Everything on the menu is good. Casual atmosphere.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Great place to eat and shop in Charlotte. Located right uptown and easily accessible via the lite rail.”
  • 47 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Rooftop views at this fancy restaurant. Pricey but the views are worth it. Firepits on the patio make for a nice nightcap”
  • 50 locals recommend

Cafes

Bakery
“This hip, 24/7 French bakery & cafe draws a crowd for pastries, light fare & coffee drinks. ”
  • 97 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Great place to eat and shop in Charlotte. Located right uptown and easily accessible via the lite rail.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Museum
“The Billy Graham Library is a public museum and library documenting the life and ministry of Christian evangelist Billy Graham.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bakery
“Fabulous cafe in the heart of uptown. Definitely save room for desert after a night on the town and visit Amelie's! You won't be disappointed. Atmosphere and bites are all amazing. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Café
“Great for brunch and located in the artsy neighborhood of Plaza Midwood close by ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Cafe
“Coffee, tea, baked goods & desserts in a quirky, brick-walled space with outdoor tables. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“Rhino is my favorite neighborhood market and deli! They have a super relaxing and fun environment for everyone. If you just want to hang out, have a cup of coffee, have a business meeting, or share a bottle of wine - They've got you covered! They also have a full-service deli; I recommend their Chicken Torta!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Cafe
“This coffee shop is located in the 7th street market and is a great option if you are looking to explore uptown charlotte. I recommend a pourover coffee and then taking a walk through Tryon street.”
  • 22 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“This hip, 24/7 French bakery & cafe draws a crowd for pastries, light fare & coffee drinks. ”
  • 97 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Great place to eat and shop in Charlotte. Located right uptown and easily accessible via the lite rail.”
  • 47 locals recommend
Bakery
“Fabulous cafe in the heart of uptown. Definitely save room for desert after a night on the town and visit Amelie's! You won't be disappointed. Atmosphere and bites are all amazing. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bakery
“Their pastries are to die for. It is a little shop in a plaza with a few seats. If you are craving really good French pastry this is it. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bakery
“Don't let the strip mall entrance fool you, this a delight inside. The perfect place to get the exact special coffee you like just the way you like it with an assortment of pastries for days, sandwiches and salads. Beautiful quirky interior, feel like you are in a European cafe.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“A nonprofit serving southern-inspired cuisine from Carolina farms and purveyors located in the heart of Uptown Charlotte.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bakery
“Less trendy than the nearby Starbucks, great breads, pastries, baked goods and funky atmosphere. Quiet.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bakery
“A delicious local hangout that creates one of the best biscuit breakfast sandwiches, a wonderful addition to their coffee selections. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
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