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1220 Thomas Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5044
+1 704-344-0343
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Indian Land, South Carolina
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145 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went to this cool restaurant on Thomas Ave...Dish has been around for a longtime! The menu has something for everyone. They cater to vegetarians and meat eaters! As we walked in I saw the 98 sanitation score as we walked in..NICE!! We don't eat anywhere lower than a 95! (Checkout your local sanitation score for your... More 

Thank Yehbut
Bristol, Tennessee
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100 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are traveling through this neck of the woods and you are looking for genuine southern cooking, this is the place.The dining room is sunny, the servers are upbeat, and the food is exquisite! Southern comfort food at its best! Try it.

Thank Claude F
Charlotte, North Carolina
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a laid back establishment, but they focus on an enjoyable experience! Very few booths are available, but we were seated at a table and chairs that remained comfortable through the desert. The waitress was knowledgable and helpful, very seasoned and professional. Two of us got the Pot Roast, which was perfectly cooked and lean. The sides were good,... More 

Thank David C
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on our way through Charlotte. Great southern food, lots to choose from. Fantastic Cajun meat loaf. Had the pimento cheese. They suggested it warmed with pita triangles, definitely the way to go! Fried green tomatoes are delicious! So many great choices on the menu, will for sure go back.

Thank Vicki B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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163 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

I had been to Dish years ago - and it was very crowded. Good sign. But I'm not a big fan of crowds. So it took a while to go back. But I went on a Monday night (I thought that would be a good way to avoid much of a crowd). It was great. The food was good. Our... More 

Thank Alex D
British Columbia Canada
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114 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

I don't normally do fried food and have had fried green tomatoes when I've visited the south before...so I had a craving for some FGT (fried green tomatoes). Had seen previous reviews on yelp and popped in Ona whim. V friendly and efficient service. Cool diner type environment with local art. Simple and eclectic. I fancy going back there again... More 

Thank JHarris_9
Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were looking forward to eating here after reading the reviews. In short, it doesn't live up to the hype. Yes, the prices are reasonable but the food was sub-par at best. I had the grilled chicken livers. They were not seasoned and after an hour of leaving the restaurant, I am still tasting the charred outside.... More 

Thank AnitaNDwayne
New Jersey
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300 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

I was looking for some regional Southern comfort food while visiting Charlotte and found this place on TA. Off the beaten path in an artsy, new-age part of town. 1950s vibe, almost out of "Happy Days." Saw lots of local stop in for lunch. Food was good but not great. Portions were quite large. The fried green tomatoes appetizer was... More 

Thank Hammbrook
Boone, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

I went to Dish for brunch while visiting Charlotte with some friends after a night out. At first, the menu seemed somewhat exotic, but their breakfast menu really stuck out to me with some unique, delicious entrees. The Bloody Mary bar was do-it-yourself if you wanted to, and the wait staff was extremely friendly.

Thank Scott F
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

To celebrate the new year a few friends gathered me up after a major surgery and took me to Dish because I had a craving. They also had been to Dish so it was an easy easy easy Choice as everybody had their favorite dish at dish and everybody had their craving of their favorite dish. The menu has quite... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, 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
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1220 Thomas Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5044
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-344-0343

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