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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Common House Neighborhood Restaurant & Bar

1101 Central Ave. (Hawthorne Ln.) Send to Phone
The inventive use of local ingredients produces good dishes in the Southern culinary tradition.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Common House Neighborhood Restaurant & Bar, Charlotte, NC

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Common House Neighborhood Restaurant & Bar Restaurant Review

: With Emily Hahn as chef, the team of Michael Fisher, Ryan Looney and Andrew Robinson continues a winning run focused on freshly prepared regional cuisine. Three TVs over the bar make Common House function as both restaurant and sports bar, helping it give off a good neighborhood vibe. Check out nicely fried (crispy, not greasy) pickles, as well as fried green tomatoes served with a spicy mayonnaise. A Southern favorite, pimento cheese, shows up in several places on the menu, but our favorite is in the grilled cheese with bacon. Hahn doesn’t limit herself to the great South: her gazpacho shines with classic flavor and textures. The restaurant’s team sources topnotch ingredients, such as grass-fed Piedmontese steak for the steak sandwich. The same source supplies the highest price item on the menu, a New York strip steak. Pasture-raised pork from local producers is used for the pulled pork sandwich. Simple, Southern dessert classics round out the menu: sweet potato pound cake is a treat. The short wine list leaves us wanting more---drinks to pair with the food, for example. How about some of the North Carolina wines, some of which are quite worthy?

User Ratings & Reviews for THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Common House Neighborhood Restaurant & Bar
Average rating    5
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I love this place! The food is like home cooking but better.
by scbea on Sat Apr 17, 2010 12:26 pm
:D This place is a rare find. Friendly people with food that is fresh and tasty with a reasonable price. Lunch or dinner or just hanging in the bar, its always a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Great specials that keep you coming back to try the next delicious item they come up with. I love the crispy fish and the fried pickles with spicy mayo dip. Tuesday trivia nite and they even have live entertainment on some evenings. When you want some good southern food this is it. We booked the party room and had great service with lots of special attention. You can't go wrong going there.
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