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1220 Thomas Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5044
11:00 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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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156 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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106 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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293 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank CharloAsh17
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

The shrimp and grits our server suggested went beyond my expectations. Quintessential comfort, smooth and tasty fare. Quite heavenly. My husband ordered chicken fried steak and smoked limas. He was very pleased with his choice. He was glad the bar offered Stoli. The portions were very generous and prices were reasonable. We shared a piece of the lemon blueberry cake... More 

Thank Holly D
Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Nice varied menu ... My favorite, Chicken Gizzards. Large casual dining room furnished in a Retro style. Service is welcoming, efficient and fun.

Thank douglas o
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Everything I have ordered has been better then expected! Service is excellent. Don't let the outside fool you. Walk in and experience Charlotte's finest.

Thank Jeff0716
Charlotte, North Carolina
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

My wife and I love Dish. We've never had a bad meal here, and the service is always great. They don't have the biggest beer selection around, but they always have 3-4 local rotating brews on tap which I enjoy. Just a heads up for anyone looking to eat here with a group, they won't seat you until the entire... More 

Thank Chris M

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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
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, 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: 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?