Local Area Restaurants

Farther Afield

Mama Ricotta’s

Italian Restaurant, Entrée price range: $7-$20

Tuck into some homestyle Italian fare in this comfortable spot, known as one of Charlotte’s most-loved restaurants. House-made items include sausages, bread, desserts, soups, and mozzarella.


Mac’s Speed Shop

Southern Barbecue, Entrée price range: $6-$35

Fans of beers and BBQ will want to head to this dining destination, where these things are taken very seriously. The restaurant is also serious about offering a warm welcome and making everyone feel comfortable; bring the family or your favorite group of friends.



American Restaurant, Entrée price range: $12-$36

Find favorite American dishes elevated to the next level. Chicken and waffles, deviled eggs, chopped salads, burgers, and more are on the menu.


Fenwick's Restaurant

Western, Entrée price range: $6.95-$18.90

Good food and good people. Fenwick’s is a locally owned neighborhood favorite, offering a fun atmosphere and casual elegance. Staff is known for their friendly nature, while diners love their burgers and brunch.


Zen Fusion

Asian Fusion Entrée price range: $5.50-$13.50

One of Charlotte’s hottest restaurants, this chic urban space presents a globally inspired Spanish – Asian menu that is rich in flavor and diversity. You’ll recognize influences from a variety of types of food including Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Latin and Spanish Tapas.


Paco's Tacos and Tequila

Tex-Mex, Entrée price range: $5-$14

True Tex-Mex favorites await! From chili con carne to enchiladas and wood-grilled fajitas, each dish showcases the quality of fresh ingredients. Choose from 100 tequilas to pair with your meal or for blending in a margarita.