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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“Large library dedicated to religious leader Billy Graham, plus his original home with tours.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“A sleek mill town Southern kitchen and craft cocktail bar. They serve up Carolina-inspired cuisine with crispy fried chicken, southern vegetables and other locally inspired side plates. Get some southern hospitality from their bartenders who will gladly shake, stir or pour you seasonally crafted apothecary cocktails.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Baseball Stadium
“Home of the Charlotte Knights AAA baseball. Beautiful baseball park with stunning city views.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Funky, eclectic, full of fun grub, dive bars, and good libations! Something for everyone.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Food
“a Plaza Midwood brewery that adds an innovative twist to traditional German-style brewing. try the Carolina Sparkle Party with one of the “dressings” offered to turn the lip-puckeringly sour Berliner Weisse into a sweet beverage”
  • 23 locals recommend
Irish Pub
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“The food is insanely great for pub food. Glorious actually. A great local spot. Indoor and outdoor seating ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Bar
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“Wanna try some delicious CLT beer? Experience some of our favorites at this beautiful local brewery.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Formerly known as the Afro-American Cultural Center, is named for Harvey Gantt, the city’s first African-American mayor and the first African-American student at Clemson University. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Art Museum
“I really enjoy the Mint Museum. It shows a good background and history of Charlotte. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“This place is well known for its delicious Bar B' Que. There aren't many places to get good Bar B' Que, so I recommend this place before giving up hope!”
  • 32 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Just a couple miles away with all of your typical mall chains and amenities. Outside the Mall, there are other shopping and dining options such as At Home, BJ's Warehouse, furniture stores, Red Lobster, Buca Di Beppo and more.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Desserts!! Yum! Amelie is my favorite secret spot when I need a cup of coffee and delicious desserts back in college. There several locations around us, my personal preference is the location at NoDa. It opens 24 hours and is the original location when Amelie started in Charlotte. The best desserts ever!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Food
“Wooden Robot is an urban farmhouse brewery, proudly located in Charlotte, NC. We aim to blend the disparate elements of art & science to create unique beer that embodies a wonderful union of tradition and innovation.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Bar
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“Amazing food and staff. i have also been going here for years. They never disappoint and have brunch on the weekend. Try the Burrata. AMAZING and they make great drinks ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
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“Intimate concert space frequently featuring local talent, right in the heart of NoDa”
  • 26 locals recommend
Bar
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“Cowfish Sushi-Burger-Bar blends the usual pairing of sushi and burgers to create an incredible taste. Located in South Park this is the perfect destination after shopping.”
  • 32 locals recommend