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Charlotte Dining & Nightlife

Charlotte is a culinary connoisseur's dream with many locally owned restaurants from which to choose. And, Charlotte also boasts a healthy nightlife with clubs, bars and music venues to appease all night owls.
  1. The Best Restaurants in Charlotte (16)
  2. Restaurant Reviews (9)

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Charlotte Restaurant Week 2011
The 2011 Charlotte Restaurant Week, Queen's Feast, takes place at fine dining establishments all over the Charlotte area July 15 through July 24. Over 80 restaurants will have special menus and pricing.

Find a Restaurant Open on Thanksgiving
If cooking isn't your thing, here are Charlotte restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving Day.

A Guide to Charlotte Restaurants
A little known fact to most outside the Queen City, is that Charlotte restaurants offer quite the culinary experience. From ethnic cuisine to bar food to good ol' Southern cooking, Charlotte restaurants offer something for everyone.

Charlotte Dining - Family Friendly Restaurants
Everyone is looking to save a little money these days and with hectic school schedules and extracurricular activities sometimes it's easier just to take the family out. Here are family friendly restaurants in the Charlotte area that offer Kids Eat Free or Kids Eat for $.99 promotions, divided up by days of the week.

Charlotte's Best Burgers - Best Hamburger in Charlotte
Naming a single burger the best in Charlotte would be like picking the best car or the best wine. It's subject to taste. But if you're craving a burger and don't feel like rolling the dice, here's some of Charlotte's best bets for a tasty burger.

Charlotte's Best Burgers
naming a single burger the best in Charlotte would be like picking the best car or the best wine. It's subject to taste. But if you're craving a burger and don't feel like rolling the dice, here's some of Charlotte's best bets for a tasty burger.

Charlotte's Most Romantic Restaurants
The Queen City offers a variety of fine dining establishments, but not all have romance on the agenda. Here is a listing of Charlotte's most romantic restaurants for the perfect date-night, Valentine's Day dinner or anniversary celebration.

Irish Pubs in Charlotte
Of course St. Patrick's Day is a natural time to seek out good corned beef and cabbage and maybe sip on some green beer. But there are Irish spots available in Charlotte all year long if you get a hankering for a good shepherd's pie or Guinness on tap.

Where Kids Can Eat Free, or Cheap, in Charlotte
Everyone is looking to save a little money these days and with hectic school schedules and extracurricular activities sometimes it's easier just to take the family out. Here are family friendly restaurants in the Charlotte area that offer "Kids Eat Free" or "Kids Eat for $.99" promotions, divided up by days of the week.

Charlotte's Best Southern Food
As one of the largest cities in the New South, Charlotte offers many authentic southern dining options. And whether your interest is in a palette-pleasing experience or just plain-ol' comfort food like Grandma used to make, here are my recommendations of some of the best places in the Queen City to get your basic "meat 'n' three", shrimp and grits or fried chicken.

Charlotte's Best Places to Watch a Game
It doesn't matter what your sport of choice is to follow, Charlotte is sure to have a place for you to go and cheer on your favorite team while sharing a drink (or several) with some friends. Whether you follow the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Bobcats or Tar Heels basketball you're sure to find a spot with great food and cold beer.

Charlotte Restaurant Week (Queen's Feast) - July 2012
Charlotte Restaurant Week, also known as Queen's Feast, is your chance to sample some of the best food Charlotte has to offer, with special menus and pricing. Over 100 restaurants are participating this year, so it's bigger than ever! Want to know what restaurants near you are participating? Check out the complete list of participants for...


Romantic Restaurants in Charlotte
Charlotte has a huge variety of fine dining establishments, but not all have romance on the agenda. Here is a listing of Charlotte's most romantic restaurants for the perfect date-night, Valentine's Day dinner or anniversary celebration.

How to File a Restaurant Complaint with the Mecklenburg County Health Department
Just about everyone has eaten as a restaurant at least once that was dirty, or that made you ill. Have you ever noticed a restaurant in Charlotte, or anywhere else in Mecklenburg County, that was habitually dirty? Maybe there were unsanitary conditions at the restaurant - bugs, trash, or employees not being sanitary. Did you find something...

Charlotte Restaurant Inspection Scores - The Cleanest and Dirtiest Dining
Wondering how the restaurants near you scored in their most recent inspection? Each week, we'll have restaurant inspection scores from the previous week for the city of Charlotte. At the bottom of the page, you'll find links to previous week's scores.

The Best Late Night Food in Charlotte
The Best Late Night Food in Charlotte

The Best Restaurants in the Queen City that Use Local Ingredients
As Charlotte continues to grow, a conscious decision to support local farmers also increases. You will find that the restaurants and various eateries listed below not only help provide sustainability for local farmers, but are also some of the best places to chow down in Charlotte.

Locally Grown Music: A Conversation with Charlotte’s Luz
Since Luz’s conception in 2009, they have been bringing their music to houses and venues throughout Charlotte. About.com intern Ivey Lawrence sat down with the band to get their thoughts on their home city.

Fine Wines in Charlotte - 2012
See which restaurants in Charlotte received awards of excellence from Wine Spectator Magazine in 2012 for their extensive and high quality wine lists.

Charlotte Restaurants on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

The Best Bakeries and Cake Shops in Charlotte

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