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Charlotte’s Finest Patios

It's been an interesting 6 months for Charlotte's residents for sure! Quarantine has had us all staying home more, some restaurants offering take out only, gyms closed, essential shops being the only ones open & for quite while the parks & greenways closed. Spring typically is the season where we all rush to our favorite restaurants, lounge on the patio, order cocktails of choice & stay a while. Since this spring proved to be such a mess, we are thinking come fall patios will see even more activity and traffic than ever before! So with fall just around the corner, we thought we would mention some of our favorite patios around the Queen City!

Angry Ale's | Park Road

Charlotte's Finest for | Neighborhood vibe

Our Drink of Choice | The Miranda

Menu Favorites | Not-Yet-Famous Cajun Eggrolls, Badlands Burger or Steak & Avocado Salad

Bricktops | SouthPark

Charlotte's Finest for | Cozy, Luxurious Patio

Our Drink of Choice | Whispering Angel Rose

Menu Favorites | Palm Beach Salad, Firecracker Sushi, Spicy Tuna Sushi or Tavern Burger

Bulla Gastrobar | SouthPark

Charlotte's Finest for | Spanish Tapas

Our Drink of Choice | Pink Panther Mojito

Menu Favorites | Ham Croquettes, Patatas Bravas, Chef's Board, Paella or Bulla Burger

Charlotte's Finest for | Playful patio with views

Our Drink of Choice | Sparkle & Pop

Menu Favorite | Pimento Cheese Fries, Lomi Lomi Salmon or Beef Sliders

Charlotte's Finest for | Girls Night Out

Our Drink of Choice | Good selection of local beers & wines

Menu Favorite | Beer Cheese Pretzel Dip, Loaded Tater Tots, The Carolina Burger or Spiedie

Charlotte's Finest for | Secret Garden

Our Drink of Choice | Wine flights

Menu Favorite | Complimentary cheese plate with a wine flight on Tuesdays

Ed's Tavern | Cotswold

Charlotte's Finest for | Casual Brunch

Our Drink of Choice | Carolina Paw Punch

Menu Favorites | Pimp Burge or Turkey Bacon Avocado Sandwich

Fahrenheit | Uptown

Charlotte's Finest for | Upscale dining uptown

Our Drink of Choice | Really fun craft mule selection or glass of prosecco

Menu Favorite | Summer Panzanelle Salad, Soy Glazed Salmon with Wasabi Mashed Potatoes or the Jumbo Cap'n Crunch Pancakes, if you have there for brunch

Flour Shop | Park Road

Charlotte's Finest for | Quaint Dining Experience

Our Drink of Choice | Rose

Menu Favorite | Ham & Herb Coquettes, Burrata & all of the pasta dishes are amazing

Flower Child | SouthEnd

Charlotte's Finest for | Healthy Eats

Our Drink of Choice | Signature Rose Petal Lemonade

Menu Favorite | Flying Avocado Wrap & Vietnamese Crunch

Hawker's | SouthEnd

Charlotte's Finest for | Asian Small Plates

Our Drink of Choice | Tyku Cucumber Sake, Tiki, Do You Love Me or Pain Killer Tiki

Menu Favorite | Golden Wontons, Summer Rolls, Wok Fried Lettuce, Pad Thai or Tom Yom Noodles

Hello Sailor | Lake Norman

Charlotte's Finest for | Best Views of Lake Norman

Our Drink of Choice | Cherry Lemon Sundrop Negroni Slushie

Menu Favorite | Hushpuppies with Yuzukosho Honey Butter, Hamachi Crudo with Uni Salad, Lobster Roll, Blue Crab Claws or Double Patty Skillet Burger

Kid Cashew | Dilworth

Charlotte's Finest for | Relaxing spot with great small plates

Our Drink of Choice | De Gaulle

Menu Favorite | Spicy Feta Spread, Chilled Wood-Fire Beets, Chicken Avocado Sandwich, Big Mac Daddy Burger or Cilantro-Lime Chicken Skewers

Leroy Fox | Cotswold & SouthEnd

Charlotte's Finest for | Rustic Relaxation

Our Drink of Choice | Leroy's Lemonade II

Menu Favorite | Salmon BLT with Sweet Tater Tots

Mac's Speed Shop | SouthEnd & Matthews

Charlotte's Finest for | Beer & BBQ

Our Drink of Choice | Beer or Perfect Macarita

Menu Favorite | Fried Pickles, Route 66 Burger, Carolina Beef Brisket or Thunderbird Salad

Moo & Brew | Plaza Midwood

Charlotte's Finest for | Burgers, Beers & Patio Games

Our Drink of Choice | Large Marge or Rocklobstahhh

Menu Favorite | Why Nacho Fries, Farmer's Daughter or Backyard Classic

Nuvole 22 | Uptown

Charlotte's Finest for | Uptown Views

Our Drink of Choice | Black Manhattan

Menu Favorite | Mixed Platter, Orange Ginger BBQ Wings or Mini Lobster Rolls

Charlotte's Finest for | German-Style Fun

Our Drink of Choice | Captain Jack or Copper

Menu Favorite | Bavarian Style Pretzel, Rueben or the Chicken Avocado Club

Pinhouse | Plaza Midwood

Charlotte's Finest for | Duckpin Bowling

Our Drink of Choice | Frose or beers

Menu Favorite | Mac & Cheese - Pulled Pork Eggrolls

RuRu's Tacos | Myers Park

Charlotte's Finest for | Tacos & Tequila

Our Drink of Choice | Frank the Tank or Hello Goregous

Menu Favorite | A variety of Tacos or Run Forest Run

Reid's | SouthPark, Uptown & Myers Park

Charlotte's Finest for | Wine & Dine

Our Drink of Choice | 1/2 Priced Wine Bottles Wedensdays

Menu Favorite | Reid's Steakburger, Steak Frites or Nashville Hot Chicken

Charlotte's Finest for | Matthew's Brewery

Our Drink of Choice | Silver Meteor Brew or Wine

Menu Favorite | Charcuterie Board

Selwyn Pub | Myers Park

Charlotte's Finest for | Sports & Entertainment

Our Drink of Choice | Transfusion

Menu Favorite | Myers Park BLT & Queen City Triple Chocolate Cake

Suffolk Punch | Location

Charlotte's Finest for | Brunch Bunch Patio

Our Drink of Choice | Blue Daisy Beer or Boozy Cream Soda

Menu Favorite | Chilaquiles or Suffolk Punch Burger

Charlotte's Finest for | Pup Friendly

Our Drink of Choice | Christmas Cookie (Seasonal) or Southern Girl Blonde

Charlotte's Finest for | Boat Drinks & Breezes

Our Drink of Choice | Deck Hand Boat Drink

Menu Favorite | Salmon BLT, Fisherman's Pick or The Waterman

VBGB | Uptown

Charlotte's Finest for | Volleyball Watching, Games & Beer

Our Drink of Choice | Beer or Bloody Mary

Menu Favorite | Totchos

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