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42 Union St S, Concord, NC 28025-5083
704-960-4394
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9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Healthy, fresh and tasty food!

Hands down the best Shrimp n' Grits that I have ever eaten. Vegetarian and gluten free menu options. Fresh bakery treats. Unpretentious...good food and service!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Rebecca P
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Kannapolis, North Carolina
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Kannapolis, North Carolina
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Hands down the best Shrimp n' Grits that I have ever eaten. Vegetarian and gluten free menu options. Fresh bakery treats. Unpretentious...good food and service!

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Concord, North Carolina, United States
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

While Carm's is very good everyday, Friday is their shrimp and grits day. I am not a huge S&G guy but Carm does to to perfection. Recommend the half sandwich, any one of them, and you get a cup of S&G.

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Davidson, North Carolina
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221 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Carm's is normally a breakfast and lunch sort of place. Every so often they have a dinner activity and a special menu. Tonight we had "2 Buckets of Crab Legs, Sausage, potatoes, corn on the cob & carrots" (A Southern Boil) with friends. What fun! Friendly staff. We ate with our fingers and left shells and all on brown paper... More 

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Massachusetts
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Had a delicious Caesar chicken wrap. Great, friendly, service. So much to offer with several options. Nice little cafe. Definitely stop in.

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Concord, North Carolina
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We stopped in for a drink and each had a green smoothie that were very good. There were plenty of options for lunch or a snack, and a variety of different flavored lattes to choose from. It was very clean and the people were very friendly and helpful.

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Concord, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Try the soup... or the California Cuban... or just about anything! Home-made-and-concocted goodness served with a smile and a price you'll welcome. We'd passed by Carm's a number of times, and when we finally did stop in for lunch we kicked ourselves for all those times. The place is small, nicely decorated, but nothing out of the ordinary. The food... More 

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Atlanta
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Got this little gem off of Trip Advisor...avocado chicken salad was great and their shrimp bisque was yummy! Nice little find :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This place has really good sandwhichs. The only problem is it's kind of high for a sandwhich. $7 for that is too much. I used an attraction book and got 2 meals for $7!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

great service, wonderful onsite prep and healthy meal options. The avocado chicken salad is not a regular, but a winner when they have it! The Live Long salad is healthy and delicious! Dana is not only a great owner and menu planner, but a healthy minded cook also. Friendly down home atmosphere that has update menu options....

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Concord, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Quick and good service. Good food and nice location downtown. We have eaten there once when Ellie's the restaurant across the street was closed for holiday. Our first choice is Ellie's, but Carm's is a good second choice (in our personal opinion).

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 42 Union St S, Concord, NC 28025-5083
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: 704-960-4394

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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