Readers' Picks: Food and Drink

Best of Charlotte 2017

Best New Restaurant


Best Late-Night Eatery

Midnight Diner

Best Hangover-Friendly Eatery

The Diamond

Best Farm-To-Table Restaurant


Best Restaurant in South End

Futo Buta

Best Restaurant in NoDa

Crepe Cellar

Best Restaurant in Plaza Midwood

Soul Gastrolounge

Best Restaurant in SouthPark


Best Restaurant in Uptown

Sea Level NC

Best Wait Staff/Service

Crepe Cellar

Best Patio


Best Breakfast

Zada Jane's

Best Lunch

Zada Jane's

Best Brunch

Zada Jane's

Best Dougnuts

Duck Donuts

Best Barbecue

Midwood Smokehouse

Best Soul Food

Mert's Heart & Soul

Best Steakhouse

Beef 'N Bottle Steakhouse

Best Seafood

Sea Level NC

Best Tapas

Soul Gastrolounge

Best Vegetarian/Vegan Friendly

Nourish Charlotte

Best Ribs

Midwood Smokehouse

Best Juice Bar

Viva Raw

Best Pizza

Pure Pizza

Best Sandwich

Common Market

Best Burger

Bad Daddy's Burger Bar

Best Fries

What the Fries

Best Taco


Best Hot Dog

JJ's Red Hots

Best Wings

Lebowski's Neighborhood Grill

Best Chinese

Ho Ho Cherry House

Best Vietnamese

Lang Van Vietnamese Restaurant

Best Japanese

Futo Buta

Best Thai

Thai Taste

Best Korean


Best Sushi

New Zealand Café

Best French

Georges Brasserie

Best Italian


Best Middle Eastern

La Shish Kabob

Best Mexican

Three Amigo's Mexican Grill & Cantina

Best Indian


Best Caribbean

Anntony's Caribbean Café

Best Frozen Treat

King of Pops

Best Bakery

Amelie's French Bakery & Café

Best Bagels

Poppy's Bagels & More

Best Dessert

Amelie's French Bakery & Café

Best Gourmet/Special Food Store

Reid's Fine Foods

BeSt Health Food Store

Healthy Home Market

Best International Food Store

Super G Mart

Best Chef

Chef Donnie Simmons

Best Mixologist

Bob Peters

Best Food Truck

Tin Kitchen

Best Specialty Food Truck

Papi Queso Streatery

Best Farmers Market

NoDa Farmers Market

Best Ice Cream

Two Scoops Creamery

Best Coffee Shop

Central Coffee Co.

Best Wine Selection

Foxcroft Wine Co.

Best New Brewery (Last Two Years)

Legion Brewing

Best Brewery

NoDa Brewing Company

Best Bottle Shop

Salud Beer Shop

Best Beer

Good Morning Vietnam, Wooden Robot Brewery

Best Bloody Mary

Moo & Brew

Best Martini

The Punch Room

Best Margarita

Que Onda

Best Distillery

Doc Porter's Distillery