Guidebook for Charlotte

Mike Roberts & Steve Thompson
Mike Roberts & Steve Thompson
Guidebook for Charlotte

Food Scene

Great food, nice atmosphere, consistently a pleasant experience!
Ilios Noche
11508 Providence Road
Great food, nice atmosphere, consistently a pleasant experience!
Good pizza, great beer selection.
Mellow Mushroom
14835 Ballantyne Village Way
Good pizza, great beer selection.
Great burgers, good beer selection, easy in-and-out, sit at the bar, outdoors or at a table.
10 localnici recomandă
Bad Daddy's Burger Bar
15105 John J Delaney Drive
10 localnici recomandă
Great burgers, good beer selection, easy in-and-out, sit at the bar, outdoors or at a table.
Good Chinese food selection, beautiful fish tanks including salt & fresh water, nice staff.
Great Wall of China South
6666 Carmel Rd
Good Chinese food selection, beautiful fish tanks including salt & fresh water, nice staff.
Closest Starbucks!
Starbucks
13855 Conlan Circle
Closest Starbucks!
Closest bagel shop!
Einstein Bros. Bagels
13736 Conlan Circle
Closest bagel shop!
quick, good quality burgers (meat & meatless) and shakes.
Smashburger
7804 Rea Road
quick, good quality burgers (meat & meatless) and shakes.
Best Indian food with the nicest and friendliest staff around!
7 localnici recomandă
The Blue Taj
14815 Ballantyne Village Way
7 localnici recomandă
Best Indian food with the nicest and friendliest staff around!
Delicious and beautiful French bistro fare!
Georges Brasserie
4620 Piedmont Row Drive
Delicious and beautiful French bistro fare!
Good Asian food - all types plus sushi.
6 localnici recomandă
Jade Asian Fusion . Sushi Bar
14815 Ballantyne Village Way
6 localnici recomandă
Good Asian food - all types plus sushi.
Wonderful food, great drinks, hot spot - doesn't take reservations but worth the wait. Get the pork bun!
29 localnici recomandă
Good Food on Montford
1701 Montford Drive
29 localnici recomandă
Wonderful food, great drinks, hot spot - doesn't take reservations but worth the wait. Get the pork bun!
Good BBQ and burgers.
Elwoods Barbecue & Burger Bar
16139 Lancaster Highway
Good BBQ and burgers.
Good pizza, local beers, easy-to-find location
TRUE Crafted Pizza
7828 Rea Road
Good pizza, local beers, easy-to-find location
upscale Mexican food, good bar
Cantina 1511
7708 Rea Road
upscale Mexican food, good bar
upscale Chinese
Jo Jo China Bistro
7800 Rea Road
upscale Chinese
Delicious Spanish Grille, close by and easy-to-find
Miro Spanish Grill
12239 North Community House Road
Delicious Spanish Grille, close by and easy-to-find
Breakfast/brunch spot nearby
Famous Toastery of Ballantyne
8430 Rea Road
Breakfast/brunch spot nearby
Long-time legendary steakhouse; reservations highly recommended; eat in the dining room not the covered patio area
Beef 'N Bottle Steakhouse
4538 South Boulevard
Long-time legendary steakhouse; reservations highly recommended; eat in the dining room not the covered patio area
Wonderful vegetarian restaurants with vegan options.
11 localnici recomandă
Fern, Flavors from the Garden
1419 East Boulevard
11 localnici recomandă
Wonderful vegetarian restaurants with vegan options.
vegetarian and vegans options
29 localnici recomandă
Living Kitchen
2000 South Boulevard
29 localnici recomandă
vegetarian and vegans options
Casual middle eastern food. Consistently good. Cute staff.
Zeitouni Mediterranean Grill
3419 Toringdon Way
Casual middle eastern food. Consistently good. Cute staff.
Great Peruvian Chicken restaurant, very near the house.
7 localnici recomandă
Viva Chicken Ballantyne
12206 Copper Way
7 localnici recomandă
Great Peruvian Chicken restaurant, very near the house.

Shopping

Cute little wine shop that also features light fare and music on occasion.
Cru Wine Shop
12206 Copper Way
Cute little wine shop that also features light fare and music on occasion.
Close-by Target for any forgotten or last minute needs.
Target
7860 Rea Road
Close-by Target for any forgotten or last minute needs.
Everything you could want or need for your favorite birders... seed, feeders, great selection of gifts and the friendliest staff!
Bird House on the Greenway
6416 Rea Road
Everything you could want or need for your favorite birders... seed, feeders, great selection of gifts and the friendliest staff!
Close-by shopping and food options.
9 localnici recomandă
StoneCrest at Piper Glen
7832 Rea Road
9 localnici recomandă
Close-by shopping and food options.
Best mall in Charlotte including Nordstrom, Neiman-Marcus, Belk, Dillard's,Macy's, Burberry, Polo, Tiffany, and others.
100 localnici recomandă
SouthPark
4400 Sharon Road
100 localnici recomandă
Best mall in Charlotte including Nordstrom, Neiman-Marcus, Belk, Dillard's,Macy's, Burberry, Polo, Tiffany, and others.
Banana Republic, Chico's, Marshall's, Target, Homegoods and others.
9 localnici recomandă
Blakeney
5933 Blakeney Park Drive
9 localnici recomandă
Banana Republic, Chico's, Marshall's, Target, Homegoods and others.
Stores include REI, Dillard's, Belk, Macy's, Sears, JCPenny, H&M, etc.
8 localnici recomandă
Carolina Place
11025 Carolina Place Parkway
8 localnici recomandă
Stores include REI, Dillard's, Belk, Macy's, Sears, JCPenny, H&M, etc.
In NC, you have to buy alcohol (spirits) at ABC stores. Beer and Wine can be purchased in grocery stores.
Mecklenburg County ABC Store #16
3425 Pineville-Matthews Road
In NC, you have to buy alcohol (spirits) at ABC stores. Beer and Wine can be purchased in grocery stores.

Drinks & Nightlife

Good bar and restaurant in the beautiful Ballanytyne Hotel.
Gallery Restaurant
10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway
Good bar and restaurant in the beautiful Ballanytyne Hotel.
Great wings, super beer selection, big screen t.v.'s
Duckworth's Grill & Taphouse Ballantyne
14015 Conlan Circle
Great wings, super beer selection, big screen t.v.'s
bar food, big screen t.v.'s
Hickory Tavern
12210 Copper Way
bar food, big screen t.v.'s

Essentials

Close-by location of Trader Joe's for any snack needs, inexpensive wine or easy-to-prepare groceries.
Trader Joe's
6418 Rea Road
Close-by location of Trader Joe's for any snack needs, inexpensive wine or easy-to-prepare groceries.
Newly remodeled Harris-Teeter featuring an instore Starbucks, Wine Tasting Area, ready made food plus a huge selection of groceries.
6 localnici recomandă
Harris Teeter
15007 John J Delaney Drive
6 localnici recomandă
Newly remodeled Harris-Teeter featuring an instore Starbucks, Wine Tasting Area, ready made food plus a huge selection of groceries.
Close enough to walk (1 mile) organic grocery store with instore deli.
Earth Fare
12235 North Community House Road
Close enough to walk (1 mile) organic grocery store with instore deli.

Arts & Culture

Large multi-screen movie theatre complex including IMAX screens.
Regal Stonecrest at Piper Glen 4DX, IMAX & RPX
7824 Rea Road
Large multi-screen movie theatre complex including IMAX screens.
Small theatre with multiple screens, beer & wine and food available to take into the movie.
6 localnici recomandă
Regal Ballantyne Village
14815 Ballantyne Village Way
6 localnici recomandă
Small theatre with multiple screens, beer & wine and food available to take into the movie.
Fantastic regional museum featuring permanent and special exhibitions. This is the Uptown branch. Close to the Lynx light-rail line.
77 localnici recomandă
Mint Museum UPTOWN
500 South Tryon Street
77 localnici recomandă
Fantastic regional museum featuring permanent and special exhibitions. This is the Uptown branch. Close to the Lynx light-rail line.
One of my favorite museums anywhere - beautiful building and nice collection of modern and contemporary art! Close to the Lynx light-rail line.
47 localnici recomandă
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
420 South Tryon Street
47 localnici recomandă
One of my favorite museums anywhere - beautiful building and nice collection of modern and contemporary art! Close to the Lynx light-rail line.
The Randolph branch of The Mint Museum offers a slightly different, more traditional museum experience.
17 localnici recomandă
Mint Museum Randolph
2730 Randolph Road
17 localnici recomandă
The Randolph branch of The Mint Museum offers a slightly different, more traditional museum experience.
NASCAR's Hall of Fame and Museum. Easy access via the Lynx light-rail line.
121 localnici recomandă
NASCAR Hall of Fame
400 East Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard
121 localnici recomandă
NASCAR's Hall of Fame and Museum. Easy access via the Lynx light-rail line.
outdoor amphitheater - lots of concerts
22 localnici recomandă
PNC Music Pavilion
707 Pavilion Boulevard
22 localnici recomandă
outdoor amphitheater - lots of concerts
World class center for African-American Arts + Culture. Easy access via the Lynx light-rail line.
30 localnici recomandă
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
551 South Tryon Street
30 localnici recomandă
World class center for African-American Arts + Culture. Easy access via the Lynx light-rail line.
Great place to hike, kayak, white water raft and just enjoy yourselves! Great for all ages.
221 localnici recomandă
U.S. National Whitewater Center
5000 Whitewater Center Parkway
221 localnici recomandă
Great place to hike, kayak, white water raft and just enjoy yourselves! Great for all ages.

Sightseeing

President James K Polk State Historic Site for history buffs!
President James K. Polk State Historic Site
12031 Lancaster Highway
President James K Polk State Historic Site for history buffs!
hiking on Lake Wylie
28 localnici recomandă
McDowell Nature Preserve
15222 York Road
28 localnici recomandă
hiking on Lake Wylie
Lots to do at this park north of the city.
11 localnici recomandă
Historic Latta Plantation
5225 Sample Road
11 localnici recomandă
Lots to do at this park north of the city.
Nice botanical garden with outdoor spaces and a beautiful orchid house. Changing year round depending on the season.
74 localnici recomandă
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
6500 South New Hope Road
74 localnici recomandă
Nice botanical garden with outdoor spaces and a beautiful orchid house. Changing year round depending on the season.

Entertainment & Activities

Carowinds amusement and water park for a fun filled, action packed day!
187 localnici recomandă
Carowinds
300 Carowinds Boulevard
187 localnici recomandă
Carowinds amusement and water park for a fun filled, action packed day!
Great place to view and learn about raptors of all types in an easy access, fun venue. All ages.
17 localnici recomandă
Carolina Raptor Center
6000 Sample Road
17 localnici recomandă
Great place to view and learn about raptors of all types in an easy access, fun venue. All ages.