440 Griffith Road
Charlotte, NC 28217
Phone: (704) 525-0747
Fax: (704) 522-0968
Bars & Cafes
Take a break from dieting and relish this steakhouse's exotic food. Fabulous dishes make up for the plain and drab interiors. Regulars will vouch for the huge chunks of beef in your meals. Ask for a wine, or beer to go along with your food, and enjoy the complete Beef & Bottle experience. Although not a fancy place, this restaurant remains crowded at all times due to its unpretentious attitude and delicious preparations. Reservations are a must.
Brazwell's Premium Pub carries the name of local legend William Braswell, taking a cue from this figure's insistence on spirited nightlife and friendly fun. Placed on the local-heavy stretch of Montford Drive, Brazwells continues to bring in nearby residents with their sizable selection of craft brews and massive menu of alternative pub grub. A number of specialty martinis and shots are highlighted on the menu, alongside a selection of burgers, sandwiches, salads and more. The appetizers on offer go above the standard pub fare, plates like zucchini fries and seared sesame tuna an eye-catching addition to to the familiar fried food that takes precedence elsewhere. A great spot for catching a taste of Charlotte life, Brazwells is a great stop for an informal night of dinner and drinks.
Sir Edmund Halley's is deviously hidden in a corner of the Park Road Shopping Center, offering its tasty pub fare and a delicious assortment of cocktails and craft brews to all who manage to find it. Dark wood accents and beige walls surround wooden tables, evoking a typical pub atmosphere that plays host to an appropriate selection of Irish beers and whiskeys in addition to upscale scotches. The tap lines at Sir Edmund's are fastidiously maintained in order to ensure that the pub retains their "best Guinness draft" label. Perhaps the most impressive and understated feature at this pub is the food selection, the kitchen working overtime to turn out dishes up until the two in the morning closing time. The fare here is several steps above the general selection of pub grub offered by most bars of its ilk. Almost half of the menu is vegetarian, healthful options such as roasted vegetables with quinoa and Brussels sprouts coming up against more caloric fare such as ostrich meatloaf or butternut squash croquettes with a brie fondue. Fun and friendly with some of the best dining options of any pub, Sir Edmund Halley's is a definite must-stop for extroverted pub-goers in the area.
Georges Brasserie is a great place in Charlotte for a quintessential French meal. This brasserie features traditional as well as contemporary French fare in an elegant setting. Savor classics like pommes frites, coq au vin, raw oysters, soup and charcuterie. Complement your meal with a selection from their exquisite wine list. Occasional live music and private dining make this restaurant a popular favorite among locals and tourists alike. A visit here truly transports you to a brasserie in Paris.
Given their dedicated service, a fine wine menu and carefully chosen sides, J. Sam's has emerged as a popular wine bar in town. One can find locals sipping the drinks as they dig into the charcuterie and dishes. They also drop by in the evenings for a post-dinner drink or to catch up with friends. A good place to sample some rare wines, do head here for a novel experience.
Terrace Cafe is a great place to begin your day. It is famous among Charlotte locals for its breakfast and brunch, and has also won several awards for the same. Patrons revisit for their great service, inventive menu as well as sublime cocktails and spirits. For something savory, their sandwiches and egg specialties are a great option. For sweet tooth in the house, French Toast and Red Velvet Waffles are bestsellers.
This art-inspired establishment is a gallery and coffee shop that features the work of modern and upcoming artists. The unconventional yet comfortable setting encourages art lovers to buy, sell and discuss art, or simply relax and enjoy the art around the café over a cup of coffee. They also have a food menu that includes appetizers, cookies, cupcakes and other baked goods. Fabo Café's beautiful decor and free WiFi make it the perfect place to hang out.
Nolen's Kitchen is a trendy Bar & Restaurant with a generous, shaded patio which makes it a hot spot. On a warm spring day, the patio is the perfect place to have brunch with friends and family. Part of the Xenia Hospitality Group, Nolen's is a trendy looking place without being too heavy on your wallet. The food served is Contemporary American along with spirits of extensive variety decked up in the bar.
Selwyn Avenue Pub has been a Myers Park favorite since opening in 1990. On offer is an impressive selection of beer and spirits. Catch the live game on their 17 big screen televisions and enjoy delicious pub grub. A table outdoors on their lovely patio, however, is arguably the best seat in the house. Open until late night, dine under the enchanting, 200-year-old oak tree.
With a casual yet elegant atmosphere, the popular neighborhood restaurant called the City Tavern in Charlotte is one well known for its delicious American menu. Savor steak and seafood from the chef-driven menu as well as a drink to match. The well-stocked bar features about 40 types of wines and special martinis. Friendly service and a great ambiance makes this place one of the best restaurants in the city.
This place is part of a chain of Wild Wing Cafes spread across the country. A sports bar that also offers traditional American cuisine, delicious drinks, as well as live music entertainment, this place has undeniably become a favorite hangout for both locals as well as tourists. The Wind Wing Cafe also features DJ events, karaoke evenings, and draft nights.
Situated in Charlotte, Harper's Restaurant is an eatery that offers trademark American cuisine including steaks, barbecues, seafood, brick oven pizzas and occasional pasta. The ambiance of the place is casual and relaxed. This restaurant has a nice atmosphere aided by a patio surrounded by lush green trees. The service staff is helpful and attentive. Harper's is a favorite among families and friends seeking to spend some time together.