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Charlotte Cafe

Freedom Park
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4127 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC 28209-2229
(704) 523-0431
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Came for a quick lunch. Not disappointed but not especially impressed. Grilled cheese sandwich (american) and soup. Menu is varied. A place to get a good meal at a decent price with an acceptable value.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Lunch with Hubby. Hubby has never been to Charlotte Cafe, wants to go there. In a half empty restaurant at 12:30 pm on a Friday, I didn't see the inspection score. I realized later that the cashier was standing in front of it as we were being seated. (Deliberately hiding it ?) I ordered the fish "special", $11.95. Hubby gets... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My wife and I enjoy the Café and our favorite entrée is their grilled trout which comes with two sides selected from a list of many. Nothing fancy but good food and service.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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128 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

I had been seeing the ads in the paper and I generally like diners, so I figured I'd check it out. The place was mostly empty for dinner. Sweet tea was good. I ordered pork chops, mashed potatoes and fried zucchini. The pork chops were decent, although a little greasy. The mashed potatoes were okay- definitely homemade with lumps in... More 

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Thank USFlyBoy
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

This place could use some pointers from the show that installs cameras to watch what happens. Half empty restaurant, one server watched TV, another (the owner) ignored my request for a drink refill. I guess you get attention if a "regular" - which I'll never be. Not impressed.

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Thank PSH2009
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102 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I took my adult daughter here for a lunch of home cooking. We both had chicken and dumplings and two sides and iced tea. We shared one banana pudding. Our meal was very good, however, i was shocked at the cost. Including tip (probably 18%) our bill was $36.00. I feel that is way too much for a lunch of... More 

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Thank Chatcher29
Leawood, KS
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206 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The Charlotte Cafe is a throwback to the cafés of yesterday with good comfort food and attentive waitresses. This is my elderly aunt's (78) favorite spot to eat and a group of five of us had a delightful lunch here on a late Sunday morning. We requested and were given a private dining room so we could dine and visit... More 

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Thank Suddrethks
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Walked in and the place full but not packed. Sat down and looked at the menu and my mouth began to water! I ordered the cabbage and corn beef, carrot salad, pinto beans and corn bread with hot green tea. It tasted as good as I expected it too. I took a picture after my first bite of each item.... More 

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Thank Rhonda G
Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Charlotte Cafe has been around a long time. It is a bit pricey for the standard Southern meat and three but it is in Charlotte after all and the cornbread, collard greens, okra and tomatoes, baked apples bring good memories. But now I have a very bad memory. I went out of my way to go there in order to... More 

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Thank mary w
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I recently had breakfast at the Charlotte Cafe twice this past July and both times the food was fantastic, with huge servings, and the service was friendly. The scrambled eggs and corned beef hash are very good. And the biscuits are wonderful, flaky, large and homemade. The meal was filling and kept me satisfied all day. The staff is very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4127 Park Rd, Charlotte, NC 28209-2229
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Freedom Park
  • Neighborhood: Freedom Park
  • Phone Number: (704) 523-0431

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