Taste

Nowhere in the state exists an enclave of neighborhoods with more culinary diversity than East Charlotte. We are proud of our food on the Eastside; our locally-owned restaurants form a critical part of our community's identity. The index of restaurants below will help you plan your own culinary tour of East Charlotte. Feel free to ask us for our recommendations!

Note - while we proudly claim Plaza Midwood as a jewel of the Eastside, the neighborhood has its own exhaustive list of restaurants that is featured here. The same applies for the NoDa community, which serves as part of CharlotteEAST's northern boundary. Additionally, 
restaurants with asterisks* have been featured by Guy Fieri on his show, Drivers, Drive-Ins and Dives !

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African Cuisine

Queen Sheeba (Ethiopian/Eritrean) 
4808 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 566-6222

Abugida Ethiopian Cafe & Restaurant
3007 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC
(980) 237-2760

The Cooking Pot - African Kitchen (Nigerian)
5622 E Independence Blvd #129, Charlotte, NC 28212
(704) 566-6222

Jamile's Cuisine International (Somali)
4808 Central Ave. Ste G, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 531-1180

Nile Grocery & Cafe
3113 N Sharon Amity Rd, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 531-6221

Enat Ethiopian Restaurant

4450 The Plaza Ste D, Charlotte, NC 28215

(980) 237-0716

Lettys

American Cuisine

Letty's on Shamrock (Southern)
2121 Shamrock Dr, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 817-8702

The Nappy Chef (Burgers/Wings)
5933 Albemarle Rd, Charlotte, NC 28212
(980) 219-7478

Why Not Pizza
7008 E W.T. Harris Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28215

(704) 536-0891

EastSide Local (Coffee/Vegan)
3102 Eastway Dr, Charlotte, NC 28205

(980) 585-2957

Skrimp Shack (Seafood)
3718-A, Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205

(980) 298-6418

BW Sweets (Dessert)
3718-A, Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205

(980) 298-6418

South 21 Drive-In*

3101 E Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 377-4509

Jake's Good Eats*
12721 Albemarle Rd, Charlotte, NC 28227

(704) 545-4741

Lupie's Cafe (Chili/Sandwiches/Burgers)

2718 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 374-1232

Gus Sir Beef
4101 Monroe Rd Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 377-3210

Sal's Pizza Factory
3723 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC 28205

(980) 219-7108

Deli St. (Coffee/Bakery/Sandwiches)
2801 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205

(980) 819-6132

Mr. Charles Chicken and Fish
8006 Cambridge Com. Dr, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 595-7410

Aggie's Ice Cream & Grill
7209 E W.T. Harris Blvd # B, Charlotte, NC 28227

(704) 568-6789

Krazy Fish*
2501 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 332-1004

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Asian Cuisine

Arroy Thai

5301 E Independence Blvd, Ste F, Charlotte, NC 28212

(980) 819-5245

Lang Van (Vietnamese)

3019 Shamrock Dr, Charlotte, NC 28215

(704) 531-9525

Crispy Banh Mi (Vietnamese)
2934 Shamrock Dr, Charlotte, NC 28205

(980) 237-7704

Pho Huong Que (Vietnamese)

7211 E Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28227

(704) 536-0401

King of Spicy (Nepali/Indian)
8829 E W.T. Harris Blvd #107, Charlotte, NC 28227

(980) 237-7704

Panda's Den (Chinese)
5724 E W.T. Harris Blvd E, Charlotte, NC 28215

(704) 567-0088

Zaika Express (Nepali and Thai)

9010 Monroe Rd UNIT I, Charlotte, NC 28270

(704) 567-0088

Morazan

Latin American Cuisine

Morazan Restaurant (Honudran/Salvadoran)
4918 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205

(980) 298-6267

Carnitas Guanajuato Mexican
5534 Albemarle Rd, Charlotte, NC 28212

(704) 563-1651

El Pulgarcito de America
4816 Central Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 563-6500

Copan Restaurant (Honduran)
3607 N Sharon Amity Rd, Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 603-3193

Las Meras Tortas (Mexican)

5661 Farm Pond Ln, Charlotte, NC 28212
(704) 563-0073

Taqueria Los Altos (Mexican)
8625 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC 28212
(704) 910-3979

La Riviera Marisqueria (Mexican)
6023 Albermarle Rd, Charlotte, NC 28212
(704) 566-6101

Lempira (Honduran/Salvadoran)
4439 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 496-9000

Mi Tierra Restaurant 2 (Colombian)
5793, 3209 Eastway Dr #7, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 503-9576

Mily and Lalo (Peruvian)
3210 N Sharon Amity Rd, Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 449-2089

Sav/Way (Mexican Tortas)

4459 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 535-5006

Tacos El Nevado (Mexican)
4715 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 563-4667

Tacos El Regio (Mexican)

8829 E W.T. Harris Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28227

(704) 222-9078

Three Amigos Mexican Grill and Cantina
2917 Central Ave A, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 536-1851

Las Margarita (Mexican)
4426 E Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 567-2359

Fonda Las Tarascas (Mexican)
6308 The Plaza Suite C, Charlotte, NC 28215

(980) 237-4215

La Caridad Cocina Latina
3709 N Sharon Amity Rd, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 567-3090

Manolo's Bakery
4405 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 568-2120

Tys Wings

Global Cuisine

Ty's Wings and Tings (Caribbean)

5708 N Sharon Amity Rd Ste H, Charlotte, NC

(704) 900-5605

Al-Basha Mediterranean Grill

3145 N Sharon Amity Rd, Ste A, Charlotte, NC

(980) 207-4077

House of Pizza (Italian)

3640 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 568-9410

Juliana Pizza and Restaurant (Italian)

9858 Monroe Rd, Charlotte, NC 28270
(704) 847-7000

La Shish Kabob (Middle Eastern)

3117-A N Sharon Amity, Charlotte, NC 28205

(704) 567-7900

Landmark Diner (Greek/Diner)*

4429 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205
(704) 532-1153

Portofino's (Italian)

5126 Park Rd, Ste 1c, Charlotte, NC 28209

(704) 568-7933

Sunrise Restaurant (Greek/Diner)

8923 Albemarle Rd, Charlotte, NC 28227

(704) 535-1350

The Workman's Friend (Irish)

1531 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205

(980) 224-8234

Jyoti's World Cuisine (Vegan/Vegetarian)
7128-A Albemarle Rd, Charlotte, NC 28227

(980) 819-8808

Jasmine Grill and Kabab (Middle Eastern)
2920 Central Ave suite B, Charlotte, NC 28205

(980) 236-7116

Goodwurst (German)
3001 Central Ave Charlotte, NC 28205

(980) 613-8226