Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Lunch restaurants in Charlotte and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Mama Ricotta's thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Pewter Rose, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Lunch.

Hotel Charlotte

Step back in time when you enter the Hotel Charlotte through the old speakeasy exterior. Its interior is actually furnished from the old Hotel Charlotte that existed in the early days. The bar is 130 years old and boasts an extensive selection...  Read More

Price's Chicken Coop

Behind Uptown Charlotte and near the railroad tracks, Price's has been in business since 1962, and it hasn't changed much since opening. Price's is famous for having the city's best deep-fried chicken and flounder plates, served with coleslaw,...  Read More

Green's Lunch

If a hot dog is what you're craving, you gotta go to Greens! For 70 years, Green's has served up all kinds of dogs, plain or dressed with slaw, onions, chili, or all the way. At Green's prices, you'll have enough pocket change left over for the...  Read More

Fenwick's on Providence

Enter this established eatery and you immediately know you made the right choice. The décor is posh, yet the patrons are dressed down to after-work casual. Comfort must be the thing. From the moment a basket of warm, fluffy bread is placed upon...  Read More


You don't have to stick to Uptown if cutting edge cuisine is what you seek. No, tremendous places like Upstream are proof positive that venturing out is its own reward. Here, "dayboat seafood" reigns supreme, and the kitchen rarely fails to...  Read More

New South Kitchen

Located in the bustling Arboretum shopping complex, New South Kitchen is a pleasant retreat away from the crowds. The menu focuses on upscale Southern Cuisine, complemented by delicious, hot breads and desserts made in-house. Large wine list.

South Boulevard
Bill Spoon's  Barbecue

Eastern North Carolina style, South Carolina style, forget the distinctions...this is just plain "suey-perb" barbecue. The meat is slow roasted for a smoky, rich and tender culinary experience. You add the sauce (however much or little) you...  Read More

Myers Park
Eddie's Place

If you slept in late but still want to start the day right, this is the place to go! In addition to receiving high marks for its fun, family-friendly atmosphere, the joint serves breakfast eats and downhome favs like she-crab soup and...  Read More

Ruth's Chris Steak House

This beloved chain of steakhouses bills itself as the "Home of Serious Steaks," and one visit will tell you that's more than a marketing slogan. Steaks are known for their sizzle, achieved by a dollop of butter dropped on hot-from-the-oven cuts;...  Read More

Sullivan's Steakhouse

Sullivan's greets its clientele with one of the best settings in Charlotte, one reminiscent of 1940s Chicago. The dining room is a magnificent combination of rich wood and crisp, white table coverings that serve a golf shirt just as easily as a...  Read More

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