This popular, members-only concert venue hosts bands like Out of the Blue in addition to its in-house rockers who perform on the stage. Several country music concerts also take place here. Free dance classes are offered on ladies nights when women patrons can enter free of charge. Keep your ID on hand —you can enter only if you are 18 or above, while drinks are offered only to those over 21 years of age.
This venue couldn't be more aptly named, because besides being a snug, warm and intimate place, it is also a great place to stop and rest after a hard day at work. And to go with the maritime theme, this place also features some really cool pirate motifs on the walls. Besides this, the Snug Harbor also boasts excellent live music performances, a fully-equipped bar, as well as a nice outdoor patio that offers you a space to chill out at, in case you need to get away from the loud music.
The name says it all: the Dog Bar is a full service bar where dogs are just as welcome as their owners. Dogs must be members to attend, and membership is dependent on rabies vaccination and a good behavior pledge. For the canines' human counterparts, a full selection of beer, wine, and liquor is served. Though no food is prepared here, patrons are more than welcome to bring in take-out from nearby eateries like Boudreaux's Louisiana Kitchen and Addie's Jamaican Cuisine. Special parties are thrown for certain sporting events, and on NoDa Gallery Crawl nights, the Dog Bar features live music.
TILT on Trade is a unique spot in Charlotte's nightclub scene. A Charlotte landmark, the building has remained much the same as it was in 1906. Once a cafe, then a cleaners and now a local bar, TILT is a neighborhood institution. Daily specials range from the standard whiskey Wednesday's to boozing bingo night and Thursday mug night. A small dance floor and DJ's get the dancing started, while the quality drinks and friendly bartenders keep the locals coming back for more.
Hattie's Tap & Tavern is a great spot to visit if you are in the mood for some great beer and foot-tapping music. This laid back dive bar offers a variety of craft brews and a cozy ambiance to enjoy them in. The pet-friendly bar, with its chalkboard menu, and bright graffiti is perfect for an evening out with friends. A number of events which take place at this bar ranging from live music gigs to yoga workshops are sure to keep the patrons entertained. On summer evenings you can take advantage of their patio.
JackBeagle is known for providing a comfortable space to settle in with a group of friends for a night food, drinks and fun. This spot is located in prime real estate in Charlotte's up-and-coming NoDa neighborhood and serves up a wide range of beer in addition to freshly prepped foods, such as signature burgers, hot dogs and a side of mac n cheese, for those who feel like eating like a kid again. JackBeagle is also a can't-miss destination for brunch.
If you are into BBQ, then Midwood Smokehouse is among the top choices in a town that is filled with many barbecue options. Set inside the Park Road Shopping Center, it is a great place to relish favorites like Carolina pork, Saint Louis style pork ribs and brisket burnt ends. One can opt for a small or a large plate depending upon your appetite. Oozing with flavour, you can have their fabulous meats in sandwiches, combo platters or classic plates. They also have a fine range of craft beers at the bar to go along with your meal. Alfresco dining is available at their rooftop.
Foxcroft Wine Company is a perfect venue to spend quality time with your loved one in SouthPark. The shop has a collection of wine bottles from around the world. So you can explore the world and flavors of wine from different places over the world. The mart has a little cafe where you can hang out with friends or a loved one over a bottle of delicious wine and some appetizers.