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Friends Sports Bar & Grill

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16 North Main St., Belmont, NC 28012-8651
704-825-1401
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Dont go.

This place is gross. It attracts some gross people too. The nachos are the only decent thing on the menu. Weekend nights get a little rowdy.

1 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
Amber F
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This place is gross. It attracts some gross people too. The nachos are the only decent thing on the menu. Weekend nights get a little rowdy.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Friends Sports Bar & Grill is everything it advertises to be and a lot more! There are about 15 big screen TV's scattered about the place and during peak sporting events you can find pretty much any game you want. The bonus is that besides the consistently great food the kitchen turns out there is live music on the weekends... More 

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Flat Rock, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Enjoyed the local atmosphere and in all fairness I only had lunch there and mine may have been the exception. My chicken club sandwich tasted like pre-cooked rubbery chicken with no flavor. The service was ok too, but again in all fairness there were quite a few of us. I would go again for the beer & maybe try something... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We went here for a late lunch after xmas. We were in Belmont to see the botanical gardens. The worst restaurant I have ever been to. And I never write reviews. But I felt so strongly about how poor of an experience this place was to pass up making this post. First off. let me say I felt terrible for... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

The MAIN attraction is the shag dances "Friends" hosts upstairs. My dancing friends rave about them. Friends is also a better choice for big groups than other local "pubs" - their seating just works better for that - and almost anyone can something on the menu to their liking. I've eaten here three times, once as a couple & twice... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This is a great little place, classic little bar in a on Main Street downtown, good food, great service but a few immature college students can ruin your night. I am Catholic, my kids are Catholic, and have lived all my life around Catholic Schools and I have never seen disrespectful, arrogant people like these idiots. They are getting a... More 

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Belmont, North Carolina, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

FRIENDS has pool tables and weekly card games, as well as delicious fried pickels and live entertainment. The service can be slow at times, but the food is worth the wait. They are always crowded due to their $value, so have a coctail and relax with your friends....

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013 via mobile

Nice, mellow sports bar. Lots of TVs. Very reasonable prices with specials every night. We were there on Sunday and got a bunch of 50€ wings, which were just fine, not those tiny little things i was expecting. We like this place. Just an unassuming, friednly place to drink a beer and watch some sports.

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Middleburg, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

An upstairs (over the bar) room where they rent out the space for occasions. We used it for a wedding. It has a stage, a bar and area for a dancing. Just a delightful place and all this with a bar and grill downstairs and on Main Street Belmont.

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Elkin, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

I had some chicken wings and cold beer. Made a couple of new friends and had a great conversation with some of the locals. When I stay in this area I will definetly make a trip back here. The prices were reasonable and the service first rate.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16 North Main St., Belmont, NC 28012-8651
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: 704-825-1401

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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