Best places in Charlotte

Discover the best places in Charlotte, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 2K places in the city.

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Aura Rooftop
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ It was delicious, exceptional drinks, I expected a heated space, as it was cold. I definitely recommend wearing more then 2 layers in the Winter. Despite everything, this this is arguably the better rooftops in Charlotte. Delicious delicious drinks, decent prices, casual atmosphere, amazing times....
4.90 (7.5K reviews)
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Dean's Italian Steakhouse
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Skeptical. I visited this place because of a research on brunch places in downtown. Ended here because of the Google rating. Almost Worth it! The Italian sausage hash was really good. But my spouse ordered an avocado toast and it lacked flavor. Also, the coffee was legit; really good! Also ordere...
4.90 (6.4K reviews)
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Caroline's Oyster Bar
๐Ÿ‘ This was our first time at Caroline's Oyster bar and to be honest it underwhelmed. Now does this mean it was a horrible dining experience? Of course not. We gave it 4 stars! The Charlotte area is craving a good Oyster bar and sadly Caroline's has missed the mark. Will they do well? Yes, they will...
4.90 (5.3K reviews)
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Fury 325
Roller coaster
Steel roller coaster with a chain lift, speeds reaching 95 mph, & a 325-ft drop.
4.90 (4.3K reviews)
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Denver Mattress
Mattress store
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4.90 (1.5K reviews)
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Freedom Park
A lakeside bandshell anchors this large park, which also has sports fields, a playground & trails.
4.80 (7.1K reviews)
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Viva Chicken Park Rd
Chicken restaurant
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Enjoyed my late lunch with my kids. When they got fussy during my ordering process Crystal and her team were amazing offering them stickers and talking to them. The food is always good but it was much appreciated that they didnโ€™t rush me or my children. We ate outside on the covered patio which was...
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4.80 (6K reviews)
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Gem Avenue
Gift shop
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ What a lovely store, seriously! The ladies working there are so nice, and helpful. The location is fairly easy to get to by taking the blue line train and maybe a 10 minute walk. They have a large variety of rocks, minerals, fossils, etc. Some beads. A good selection of both large and small specimen...
5.00 (407 reviews)
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Bulla Gastrobar
Spanish restaurant
Contemporary bar with made-to-order sangrias, plus Spanish & Catalan small plates.
$$ $$
4.80 (3.7K reviews)
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Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
Performing arts theater
Home venue for local symphony, opera, dance & theater companies, plus a film & photography museum.
4.80 (3.6K reviews)
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Johnny Burrito
Burrito restaurant
Quick-serve lunch counter serving burritos & nacho salads, plus tamales on Fridays, in basic digs.
$ $$$
4.90 (644 reviews)
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Brewers at 4001 Yancey
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ The only thing Iโ€™m sad about is that I didnโ€™t find Brewers at 4001 Yancey sooner. We had such an amazing experience there! The reason we went was because you can bring the dog and they have a huge selection of drafts from different breweries but didnโ€™t realize how incredible the food was. I loved th...
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4.80 (2.2K reviews)
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Bad Axe Throwing Charlotte
Event venue
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ This was my first time axe throwing and the owner and staff were super nice and provided tips and tricks on how to throw. They were very friendly and would walk over to take our drink orders or make commentary on a friendly axe challenge my husband and I had with our friends In the next booth. Would...
4.90 (605 reviews)
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Knight Theater
Performing arts theater
Performing-arts venue & home to the Charlotte Symphony & the North Carolina Dance Theatre.
4.80 (1.6K reviews)
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Billy Graham Library
Large library dedicated to religious leader Billy Graham, plus his original home with tours.
4.80 (1.5K reviews)
Boxing gym
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Wow! Wow! Wow! This place is PHENOMENAL.. The Head coach and all the assistant coaches are amazing. Every one is unique and brings something to the table for our youth to grow! And for the adults to reach their goals.. I recommend this place. Itโ€™s very CLEANโ€ฆ. I would give this gym a TEN STAR โญ๏ธ โญ...
5.00 (318 reviews)
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Reedy Creek Park
Creekside walks & fishing spots in woodland with picnic shelters & ruins of pioneer-era cabins.
4.80 (1.1K reviews)
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Latta Nature Preserve
Nature preserve
Latta Plantation Preserve's interpretive center, with native animals, a habitat garden & gift shop.
4.80 (986 reviews)
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Mac Tabby Cat Cafe - Charlotte
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ Mac Tabby cat cafe is one of our favorite places to go. Theyโ€™ve got coffee, wine and cats so itโ€™s pretty much like heaven. Hereโ€™s just a few things that make it such a special place to me 1. Kitty cats! All cats adoptable and vetted by the rescue they work with to ensure their cats are placed in a s...
$ $$$
4.80 (898 reviews)
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Middle C Jazz
Jazz club
Dynamic jazz club offering an eclectic cocktail menu, plus familiar tapas & desserts.
$$ $$
4.80 (835 reviews)
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