2024 Best Restaurants with the Best Food in Charlotte Area

Top Rated Restaurants
in Charlotte

When it comes to reviewing and recommending restaurants, we believe that what is on the plate is by far the most important factor. We rate the food on a 20-point scale. Our take on the décor, service, ambience, wine list and other factors are explored within our full reviews, which are simply a click away.

Presented in alphabetical order, these Top 10 Restaurants earned the highest food ratings in Charlotte.
 
14/20
Savory Italian fare and one of the city's best chef’s tables in this sleek staple enhanced by modern artwork. See More

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Barrington's Restaurant
15/20
Intimate Barrington's features contemporary dishes that offer seasonality and the occasional regional note. See More
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Basil Thai Restaurant
14/20
With its prime location, this Thai option offers boldly seasoned dishes and a sleek setting. See More
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BLT Steak
14/20
In the sea of Uptown’s high-end steakhouses, BLT Steak sets itself apart with its chic setting and French touches. See More

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Bonterra Restaurant & Wine Room
15/20
A refined menu, savvy wine list and distinctive story make Bonterra ideal for intimate dining. See More

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14/20
Well-executed Southern dishes are served in warm, farmhouse-chic environs at this sister restaurant of Dressler’s. See More

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The Fig Tree Restaurant
15/20
Locals and visitors flock to this Craftsman-style bungalow in historic Elizabeth for its uncommon entrées and wine choices. See More

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Kindred
15/20
Kindred offers seasonal, eclectic small bites served in an old-meets-new setting. See More
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14/20
Authentic Italian cooking in uptown Charlotte. See More

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Stagioni
14/20
Stagioni in swanky Myers Park offers classic Italian cuisine. See More

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