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Address: 1218 Charlottetowne Ave, Charlotte, NC 28204
Phone Number: 704 376 1446
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2:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Mon 12:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Thu 2:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri 2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

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A dive with great live music and cheap beer

I went to the Double Door Inn as a teenager in the 1970's. It was a dive then and it's still a dive but it has always hosted the best music schedule to be found anywhere, from the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Fetzer M
Ripley, Tennessee
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Ripley, Tennessee
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I went to the Double Door Inn as a teenager in the 1970's. It was a dive then and it's still a dive but it has always hosted the best music schedule to be found anywhere, from the cutting edge of new music to the legends. It's a multi-genre bar, the only criteria being that the acts can more than... More 

1 Thank Fetzer M
illinois, usa
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Awesome experience ...great music, friendly people and good drinks, kept our feet moving. Loved the school type desk seating. Great singers and musicians from various bands all for a $5 cover. Definitely going back when in Charlotte ... Good location near college campus. Diverse clientele ...nothing bad to say ...check it out! One of the biggest hits of our trip!

Thank ccamtravel
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

As one of Charlotte's oldest bars, this one comes complete with low ceilings, exposed wooden beams, and dim lights. Just what you would expect from a cozy Blues bar reminiscent of the basement bars in Chicago. The drinks are reasonable and so are the cover charges if there are any depending on the talent.

Thank Larry B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Cozy atmosphere with wonderful entertainment. They offer a variety of bands each week and showcase local talent. Stand or sit, it's up to you.

Thank karatedo7
Charlotte, NC
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

I used to go there quite frequently and saw some great acts perform. I would generally sit at the bar and always had a fantastic time. But ever since the bartender George left service has gone down the toilet. So I stopped going!

1 Thank BigTravelingMan
Waxhaw, North Carolina
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

This is one of the best places in the Charlotte area to get your fix for live music. The place is always alive with music. It can get cramped when a good band is placing but the vibe is wonderful. Food is not as good as the bands, but I don't go for the food, I go for the music.

Thank spyder180
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

One of the oldest true Blues Bars in the South -In an old house it has a unique chram . You dont come for the food as its limited and the place does not really start up until after 9. CVheck the locla papers for headliners and dont be suprised who may walk in and start jamming --

1 Thank kkeating7
Beautiful North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

The Double Door has the best live music around, still small and friendly, hosting today's greatest musicians - just last week with Tab Benoit and his crazy wild blues! One of the oldest blues bars in the country, worth the trip for the pics on the wall alone.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

The jazz was brilliant with Bill and his band leading most numbers but inviiting audience members up to join in either playing along or on vocals. The audience gets to be up close to the music. Drinks are available from the bar but eat dinner before you go. Three set every Tuesday night and the show starts at 7pm. If... More 

Thank Theresa D

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