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Mert's Heart & Soul

214 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202 (First Ward)
(704) 342-4222
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Ranked #55 of 1,952 Restaurants in Charlotte
Price range: $1 - $20
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Cuisines: American, Californian
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: First Ward
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  • English first
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

I don't have much to say about this restaurant. It is just simply the best. Great catfish, great, beans and rice. Awesome cake. Wonderful cornbread. They do it all and they do it well. My 2 year old is a picky eater, and tried everything they put on the table with a smile. Wonderful place to visit, and is a... More

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Mountain City, Tennessee
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Our group of twelve came away full and happy! I had the veggies and cornbread, which I loved - Sweeter than I usually enjoy but still yummy. Others in group tried the salmon, a salad, or other entree. Didn't hear any complaints at all. Our waiter really hustled!

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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102 reviews 102 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Six days in Charlotte so we have time to check a few places out. Today was Sunday which means a lot of places are closed up. We did find Mert's and it was open. The place was packed and we waited a bit. I settled for barbecued beef, some mac & cheese, and cole slaw. The meal good. If you... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We've been on a search to find great southern soul food in Charlotte and this place is definitely at the top of the list so far. The location uptown on College next to the theatre was perfect. The service was excellent. The Perch was perfectly prepared. The Collard Greens, Black Eyed Peas, Cabbage and Oh Oh Oh that Corn Bread.... More

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Sc
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Loved the fried chicken, macaroni and cornbread. The wait was long to get in but they were very fast in serving us.

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philadelphia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The atmosphere and service was top-notch. The food was delicious but be ready to consume some calories for this meal :)

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GASTONIA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

i love everything here... the sweet potato cake is easily one of the best things i have ever had for a dessert.. i love the veggies and meets.. great service.. people are super nice

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Many food choices. If you leave there hungry, you didn't visit Mert's! Everything was full of flavor and I recommend this restaurant.

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Apex, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

With all the upcoming fancy restaurants and fast food places, it's great to come home to some good country cooking like your momma used to make!! Cornbread is to die for! Mac and cheese so yummy! Multiple awards well deserved!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

In a not to be expected area of 'Uptown' Charlotte, good ol,country 'soul food!' Love me some Mert's!!

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