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Midwood Smokehouse

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1401 Central Ave, Ste 101, Charlotte, NC 28205-5143
(704) 295-4227
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Durham, North Carolina
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was visiting Charlotte on personal business and my hotel was just a few blocks away. I was interested in a big salad for dinner, and saw that Midwood offered one on its menu. Got there at about 6 PM and the place was already busy. As a single diner, I was seated at the bar, which was not a... More 

Thank valie520
Lakewood, Colorado
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164 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place for original smokehouse BBQ. The menu has many choices to chose from. The smoked meats are good without adding sauces but even better when sauce is added. The brisket is vey good and so tender. The sampler platter is great as it comes with 4 different meats totaling 16 ounces of meat plus sides. The... More 

Thank Dale R
Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Midwood Smokehouse has the best quality barbecue in the Charlotte area. Their ribs are tender, juicy and the meat falls off the bone. Their pulled pork is very tasty with no sauce on it - great smoky flavor. Combos give you a taste of all of their meats - you can't go wrong.

Thank aelliott3
Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Meat is very good and consistently so. Hopping bar scene. Waitstaff friendly and competent. Outside dining available under awning. Craft beer selection limited as compared to other bars.

Thank pgilbert2016
columbia sc
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed the atmosphere here-table was outside which was nice as it was loud inside! Temp was 73 degrees outside but they had heat lamps on in ceiling so it got hot when the temp should have been perfect! Burnt ends were great-a lil spicy as were the jalapenos. Mac n cheese was dry but the hushpuppies really good. 12... More 

Thank sunnydayColumbiaSc
Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I haven't really been to many other BBQ places here in Charlotte because Midwood Smokehouse is AWESOME!!!! Their sauce is boss and sides compliment the melt in your mouth meat perfectly. Burnt Ends???? Probably one of the best things I've ever eaten in my life. After eating there we were so full and still wanted more because it tasted so... More 

Thank lizzybrom
Charlotte, North Carolina
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152 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I liked the food. It isn't the very best barbeque I've ever had, but it's about the best I've had in Charlotte (for a better experience, drive to Rock Hill and try the Dixie Pig). I would definitely go again. It was loud and crowded, but the service was good/friendly and we didn't have a long wait. The beer selection... More 

Thank Alex D
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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102 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Midwood smokehouse is most certainly one of the better bbq restaurants in Charlotte. Not only do they have great bbq, all is cooked fresh as they do not have freezers. The side dishes are all well constructed, unique and very tasty.

Thank Nixhex
Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was delicious and service was excellent.Would like to go back again.BBQ ribs.Pull pork.President Obama went there also and enjoyed BBQ very Very much

Thank Mary D
Lenoir, North Carolina
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203 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to eat here before a Carolina Panther game and wow what a meal. We were seated promptly and there is indoor and outdoor seating and cool vibes are all around. The beer selection is great. We decided on the brisket and got the lean cut along with the beans and the mac and cheese. This place is great.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Central Ave, Ste 101, Charlotte, NC 28205-5143
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: (704) 295-4227

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