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BlackFinn American Saloon

#129 of 1,849 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
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210 East Trade Street, Charlotte, NC
(704) 971-4440
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 83
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 5
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Place to Have a Drink While Exploring Charlotte

We stopped in to have a drink and an appetizer while exploring the "Queen City". The atmosphere was friendly and prices were about right. They had a good beer selection and our spring rolls were great!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
jim-janice
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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We stopped in to have a drink and an appetizer while exploring the "Queen City". The atmosphere was friendly and prices were about right. They had a good beer selection and our spring rolls were great!

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Lake City, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Staff friendly, crowded bar at happy hour with all of the bankers in the area stopping in for a drink, but if you can visit before 5PM, BEST fried chicken tacos I have ever eaten! Upstairs available for rentals for large parties, nice deal to feed numerous people on a budget.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

My husband and I had dinner at the bar, service was quick and friendly. The bar was lively but not too loud for easy conversation. I had the fish and chips, fish was very flakey and batter was crispy!! My husband ordered the kicking creole fish and enjoyed it too! Very good dinner and we would eat here again!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The staff was very pleasant and they did a great job bringing the food out fast. The food was excellent we had a great time and would come back next time we visit Charlotte.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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190 reviews 190 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A friend of mine and I decided to try Blackfinn for dinner and we were note disappointed. Cold beer, fine burgers, and great service from Holly. This would be a 5 star review but I have to dock one star because they had an awesome sounding baked brie appetizer that we ordered and unfortunately we were informed that they were... More 

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San Francisco
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I came here and had dinner with my husband, and my brother and his girlfriend. Didn't like the $5 cover to eat in the restaurant, but it was a NCAA tournament night, so the cover makes sense. Food was good, I had the tuna poke, which was delicious and spicy, and the Finn fries, which were a little too salty... More 

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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70 reviews 70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The placed looked more it would be known as a good watering hole than a restaurant but the food was very good. My group got the Stir Fry - tender chicken and fresh veggies, Chicken Parm sliders - got a thumbs up from the guest. Drinks were reasonable and a decent beer selection. Staff was friendly It was a bar... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Blackfinn has a touch of everything for everyone! Both on the menu and in the vibe/seating areas. Blackfinn has an upstairs bar/restaurant area and a separate downstairs/dining room area. I prefer the upstairs bar area at night and the downstairs area for lunch. The menu items are diverse and I have tried a broad sampling of the menu and it... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We ate at the bar area (booths and tables) as the dining room was booked for the Fleetwood Mac show but the food was great and never felt rushed

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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107 reviews 107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Has the "convenient" factor going for it if you are in town for a show at Time Warner Arena. Food was ok.....pub quality. I would not make a special trip to the Epicenter for Blackfinn's, but i'd go back for drinks and dinner before a show at Time Warner Arena.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 210 East Trade Street, Charlotte, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: (704) 971-4440

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 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 - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?