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Midwood Smokehouse

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1401 Central Ave, Ste 101, Charlotte, NC 28205-5143
+1 704-295-4227
11:00 am - 10:00 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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good food, congenial atmosphere...all you'd want in a fun, casual night (or day) out. Be prepared for a wait, or order ahead for carryout. It's always busy, and with good reason. My husband's favorite is the lean brisket (if you want lean, you have to ask for it), but really everything is good, from the appetizers through to desserts. Appetizer... More 

Thank megandk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Best burnt ends in town. Hands Down. Great Bourbon selection, even got to taste some Pappy Van Winkle while there and snag myself some awesome t shirts...

Thank Marc H
Charlotte, North Carolina
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100 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Midwood has some of the best BBQ I have had in Charlotte. Their hushpuppies good use some flavor but the meat was on point. They had a special rib appetizer when we were there that had the ribs wrapped in bacon and brown sugar! To die for.

Thank jpmaydak
Charlotte, North Carolina
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I love the BBQ at this place! It is perfectly seasoned and comes with 2 sides. Chicken would not be my first choice. It's also a great place to dine solo. Go and sit with Matthew at the bar. He is super friendly and engaging. Greg

Thank Greg704
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The meat selections are incredible here. The flavors are heavy with smoke, just the way I like it. The sides are beyond amazing. I visited with several family members and we were all passing food around to share and try. I will find any excuse I can to drive through Charlotte just to stop here.

Thank John P. L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the perfect lunch or dinner to satisfy even the pickiest of BBQ lovers, this is one of the best Charlotte has to offer! Many types of BBQ are available here. Try the burnt ends!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Midwood Smokehouse is one of our favorites! I lived in St. Louis and Kansas City for several years and Midwood gets their BBQ perfect every time.

Thank JudyPerrine
Waxhaw, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and son were in the mood for BBQ. A co-worker of my son's recommended Midwood Smokehouse. They both had the special of the day, and I had one of two sandwiches our waitress recommended. Our service was great, the atmosphere was nice, and the price is reasonable. We'll go back without a doubt. Very enjoyable!

Thank MrsRobinson2015
Cleveland, Ohio
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Anyone that has eaten REAL BBQ ANYWHERE in the US hasn't eaten BBQ until you've made the trip here! THE best brisket EVER. Every sauce (6 I can think of), were good or GREAT. It's a Pilgramage to a Mecca of barbecue. Do NOT go through Charlotte without a stop.

Thank cmferrazza
Conyers, Georgia
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived around 10 PM, got seated immediately and service was great. Our server was so nice, like an old friend. There weren't that many people since it was late so our server was able to chat with us. The food was terrific! I had the pulled pork plate and was suprised that I loved the Carolina barbeque sauce! It... 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
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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: +1 704-295-4227

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?