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South 21 Matthews

11450 E Independence Blvd, Matthews, NC 28105-4712
704-844-1004
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Ranked #16 of 144 restaurants in Matthews
Cuisines: American
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Little Neck
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

What a great stop this was.Whenever we drive to Florida we stop at places from Man V Food or Diners Drive in and Dives.First was going to stop at the drive inn,but then decided not to eat in the car after being on the road from NYC for 11 hours.Had the super boys and they did not disappoint.Onion rings were... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

My wife loves their Trout filet dinner. We have gotten food from the South 21 for years. First at US 74 E / Eastway Drive Charlotte NC and now Matthews NC.

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minnetonka, mn
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

This place never lets you down. The daily specials are a great value and regardless of what you order you get your moneys worth. We recommend the Super 21 burger and the fried chicken. This is one of the best values in town.

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North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We tried the burgers at the Drive In location and tried the fried chicken here. It was good, the restaurant was jam packed!!! Everyone enjoying their food.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

For Charlotte, NC and surrounding areas, this is the place to come. A sister from the origional drive-in of burger and fires, n...Cheryy Lemmon Sundrop's sodas! Quick, GOOD, friendly staff, always entertainment from decor, to twice weekly 'old car show's in the parking lot!!! Especially in the spring, summer. A great family outting!!!

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NC
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72 reviews 72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

South 21, located on Independence Blvd (Highway 74) is a Matthews and Charlotte tradition. You'll think you've arrived at a classic '50s diner. If you're not watching your weight or cholesterol, this is a great place to just enjoy simple foods. The "Super Boy" hamburger dates back many years, and is featured in a weekly special. Our family has enjoyed... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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210 reviews 210 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Went to our favorite Spot again for the Friday Night Super Boy Special... Yum... Love it

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Matthews, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

We eat there often & the food is always good, hot & fast. Love the atmosphere

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

We always go for the fried trout - the Wednesday Night Specia-Sooo Good.They have great onion rings there so we substitute onion rings for the regular fries and the vinegar slaw is good also. They have daily specials. It is a popular place so it can get packed at peak hours. They do have a tented seated area on the... More

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