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Soul Gastrolounge

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1500B Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5014
+1 704-348-1848
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Soul has very tasty, well presented small plates, aka tapas. Highlights included unique sushi & a great flash fried oyster dish.

Thank armenianboywonder
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I travel quite a bit and this home town gem was such a wonderful find! We heard about the pork belly tacos so we started with them. Fantastic, I would have never thought I would find pork belly a refreshing treat, but it was and so very interesting in taste and presentation. From there we went to... More 

Thank Kirkdeac
Charlotte, North Carolina
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

I cannot rave about this place enough! This restaurant is super popular -- with its unique cocktails, modern romantic decor, and tapas style menu this place is sure to hit the spot for dinner. It gets very popular though so I recommend trying to get there before 6 o'clock. They also do not take reservations and will not seat you... More 

Thank Gabrielle Z
Franklin, NC
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275 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Simply amazing! You wouldn't think much about this place from the road. It's upstairs with an unassuming porch and looks almost like a bar scene. We were pleasantly surprised. The food is tapas style and I liked how you could order at your own pace. Our server was attentive and the food was delicious. You must get the Pork Belly... More 

Thank CoachJTL
Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

I have heard many great things about this restaurant, and I was able to experience some of them. However, some of the things I experienced fell short of my expectations. The cocktail I had was very very tasty. The sashimi tuna tacos were so light and delectable! Then came the truffle goat cheese flatbread... That tasted like it had came... More 

Thank Sara G
Charlotte, NC
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584 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This place, in Plaza Midwood, is hip all the way. That's not a word I would normally use but it had the look and feel and atmosphere of a place you would find in a much larger city. It's not a large space and they don't take reservations. I strolled in at 6ish and there was no seating at the... More 

Thank 2BEis2SKI
Charlotte, North Carolina
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Located in Plaza Midwood, this gem located above an art gallery/bar boasts a great atmosphere and a cool vibe. Even on a stormy night, there was a long wait but we enjoyed the music and great mixed drinks. Their cocktails are top notch! I Our food was excellent. We ordered small plates; 6 plates between the two of us. LOVED... More 

2 Thank yogimomma
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

This was my first restaurant experience in Charlotte and it did not disappoint. Generally, I'm not a huge fan of tapas but the selection was unique and surprisingly filling. Also, to my pleasant surprise, the pork belly tacos (with watermelon of all things!) was awesome. I also had the Ahi tuna tacos and they were great as well. Staff was... More 

1 Thank gcormack329
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Soul is a one of a kind. The food is great, the drinks are top notch and the atmosphere is great! I would recommend your party to order several small plates and share. Soul offers something for everyone's palate. It is difficult to get in plan on waiting or get there early!

1 Thank Derek S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

If you want character and originality, this is the place to eat. Their small plates are amazing, and we love the sushi. Also, they have fantastic cocktails! Our faves: pork-belly tacos, pan con tomate, and the fondue sushi roll.

Thank Richelle C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $30
Bar, Sushi, Asian, Japanese
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500B Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5014
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-348-1848

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