Fav Grub Spots to try in Charlotte, North Carolina

The University of Tennessee's home opener is right around the corner and there is nothing like some Volunteer football to work up an appetite! This year, the Vols are heading out to the Queen City. Plan your weekend getaway with some of our top-pick restaurants in Charlotte! GO VOLS!

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The Cowfish

Sushi and burgers under one roof.. What more can we ask for?! This vibrant sushi burger bar features eye- catching decor and mouth watering sushi and burger plates. So go ahead… Order both!

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Tour De Food

Walk, eat, and drink your way through Charlotte with Tour De Food! Tour De Food features unique cuisine from some of the best restaraunts of Charlotte and incorporates local history, artchitecture, and sightseeing. With different walking tours serving different foods, there is a little something for everyone!

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Kid Cashew

Inspired by farmers, butchers, and the mediterannean, Kid Cashew is a wood- fired grill serving up fresh dishes with locally sourced ingredients! Plus, they serve $3 mimosas on Saturday and Sunday.

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Pike's Old Fashioned Soda Shop

As seen on the hit comedy movie, Shallow Hall, Pike’s Old Fashioned Soda Shop serves up all the old fashioned diner vibes. Millshakes, sundaes, and cheeseburgers make for the perfect meal at any time of the day!

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Asian cuisine AND sushi with a southern twist?! Yes please! O-Ku is a hip spot to enjoy some of the freshest food in Charlotte. Fun fact: all of their fish is imported from some of the top markets including Norway, Scotland, Hawaii, and more!

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Dilworth Tasting Room

Dilworth Tasting Room creates a European wine bar feeling with a private courtyard and patio and one of the most extensive wine lists in Charlotte! Grab a drink or a small plate and enjoy this dreamy atmosphere.

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Rico's Acai

On a health kick? Get your nutrition on with a superfood bowl at Rico’s Acai! Packed with antioxidents and deliciousness, these bowls prove that clean eating does not have to sacrifice taste.

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8.2.0 Pizzeria & Bar

8.2.0 Pizzeria is a pizzeria, bar, karaoke lounge, and video game arcade all in one… So basically the best place EVER. Indulge in their delicious pizza or “frites” (their take on fries) with over a dozen dipping sauces. YUM.

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Your Mom's Donuts

Go ahead.. Treat yo self! Your Mom’s Donut’s prides itself on making “guilt-free” donuts with all locally sourced ingredients from the fillings to the frostings. Get your donut fix and feel good about it!

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littleSpoon Eatery

One word, six letters. BRUNCH! littleSpoon Eatery whips up some of the most unique, delicious plates in all of the city. Fresh and everchanging, this is soon to be your new fave spot!

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Golden Cow Creamery

Known as Charlotte’s first craft ice cream company, Golden Cow Creamery has made a name for itself as one of the best treats in the city! Enjoy one of their classic flavors or try one of their monthly specials to satisfy your sweet tooth!

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The Mayobird

If the name doesn’t tell it all, Mayobird is a chicken salad hot spot! Try over a dozen delicious chicken salad flavors to make for the perfect lunch in Charlotte.

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