1. 7th Street Public Market
The 7th Street Public Market’s mission is to celebrate the food culture of the Carolinas and promote local and regional farmers, food artisans and entrepreneurs. The public market provides high-quality, fresh and affordable food from local farms and regional purveyors. From fresh beef and seafood to locally made fresh pizza, and a variety of wines and savory treats, you are sure to find something you will love.
2. Nellie’s Southern Kitchen
Serving up classic Southern dishes, Nellie’s is owned and operated by Kevin Jonas Sr., the father of The Jonas Brothers, who was actually born in Belmont, just outside of Charlotte. Staple dishes include their Signature Fried Chicken, Pimento BLT, Nellie’s Chicken N Dumplins and Sunday Meatloaf. The restaurant is located in Belmont which is not that far and worth the drive.
3. Alexander Michaels
Alexander Michaels is a locally owned and operated American tavern in Charlotte’s historic Fourth Ward serving fresh, unpretentious food. Affectionately known as “Al Mike’s” by locals, the tavern offers a wide selection of craft, imported and domestic beers as well as a full bar.