Charlotte’s 10 best indoor/outdoor bars and restaurants

Charlotte’s 10 best indoor/outdoor bars and restaurants
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For my fellow indoorsy types who appreciate climate control with an occasional fresh breeze, here are the Charlotte hangouts that throw open the doors when the weather is nice.


Trendy taco joint with impressive tequila and whiskey selections

Address: 1301 East Boulevard, Charlotte NC 28203

Bulldog Beer and Wine South End

Chill bottle shop with an industrial vibe

Address: 1434 Winnifred Street, Charlotte NC 28203

Craft Tasting Room

Craft beer garden and specialty food store in South End’s Gold District

Address: 1320 S. Church Street, Charlotte NC 28203

Dilworth Neighborhood Grill

Popular sports bar and game day hangout

Address: 911 E. Morehead Street, Charlotte NC 28204

Earl’s Grocery

Urban market, espresso bar and food counter on the trolley line in Elizabeth

Address: 1609 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte NC 28204


Neighborhood hangout with a focus on seasonal craft brews and canned wine

Address: Atherton Market, 2120 South Boulevard, Charlotte NC 28203

The Hop Shop

Comfortable, casual bottle shop described as “a coffee shop for beer”

Address: 818 Lamar Avenue, Charlotte NC 28204

Mac’s Speed Shop

Popular biker barbecue joint and sports bar

Address: 2511 South Boulevard, Charlotte NC 28203

Rooftop 210

Rooftop bar and lounge at the EpiCentre and home to Alive After 5, a seasonal weekly outdoor concert series that kicks off next week

Address: 210 E. Trade Street, Charlotte NC 28202

Treehouse Whiskey & Fork

Southern restaurant with whimsical, rustic decor to create a treehouse vibe

Address: 4423 Sharon Road, Charlotte NC 28211

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