Highest-rated restaurants in Charlotte, according to Tripadvisor

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August 10, 2022
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Highest-rated restaurants in Charlotte, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Charlotte using rankings from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. Nana Morrison's Soul Food

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (361 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2908 Oak Lake Blvd Suite #106, Charlotte, NC 28208-7703
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#29. The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (326 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: German, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4150 Yancey Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217-1738
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#28. Mac's Speed Shop

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,464 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2511 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203-5011
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#27. Cafe Monte French Bakery And Bistro

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (473 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: French, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6700 Fairview Rd, Charlotte, NC 28210-3324
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#26. McKoy's SmokeHouse and Saloon

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (588 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4630 Old Pineville Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217-1847
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#25. Cajun Queen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (481 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1800 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28204-2416
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#24. 300 East

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (434 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, International
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 300 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203-4890
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#23. Bricktop's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (460 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6401 Morrison Blvd Ste 1, Charlotte, NC 28211-3800
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#22. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (583 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 4725 Piedmont Row Dr Suite 170, Charlotte, NC 28210-4270
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#21. Dandelion Market

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (385 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 118 W 5th St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2122
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#20. Midnight Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (512 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 115 E Carson Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203-4030
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#19. Alexander Michael's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (249 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 401 W 9th St, Charlotte, NC 28202-1972
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#18. Rooster's Wood Fired Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (620 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 150 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2271
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#17. Paco's Tacos and Tequila

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (471 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6401 Morrison Blvd #8a, Charlotte, NC 28211-3800
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#16. The King's Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (514 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Beer restaurants
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 129 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2143
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#15. Bad Daddy's Burger Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (393 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Gastropub, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1626 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203-5822
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#14. The Original Pancake House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (412 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4736 Sharon Rd Sharon Corners Shopping Center, Charlotte, NC 28210-3328
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#13. Luce Restaurant & Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (300 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 214 N Tryon St Suite J, Charlotte, NC 28202-1078
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#12. Pinky's Westside Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (656 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $
- Address: 1600 W Morehead St, Charlotte, NC 28208-5222
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#11. Mama Ricotta's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (707 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 601 S Kings Dr Aa, Charlotte, NC 28204-2932
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#10. Miro Spanish Grille

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (465 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Latin, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 12239 N Community House Rd, Charlotte, NC 28277-1508
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#9. Midwood Smokehouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (301 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Barbecue, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 12410 Johnston Rd, Charlotte, NC 28277
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#8. The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,616 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4310 Sharon Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211-3997
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#7. Dresslers Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (384 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1100 Metropolitan Ave Ste 125E, Charlotte, NC 28204-3416
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#6. The Capital Grille

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,057 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Steakhouse, American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 201 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202
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#5. Midwood Smokehouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,028 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1401 Central Ave Ste 101, Charlotte, NC 28205-5143
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#4. The Fig Tree Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (773 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, French
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1601 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28204-2411
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#3. The Melting Pot

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (317 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, International
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 901 S Kings Dr Ste 140B #140b, Charlotte, NC 28204-2916
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#2. Midwood Smokehouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (225 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 540 Brandywine Rd, Charlotte, NC 28209
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#1. Lang Van

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (393 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3019 Shamrock Dr, Charlotte, NC 28215
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