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1220 Thomas Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5044
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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Charlotte, North Carolina
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578 reviews
434 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here based on a friend's recommendation. Super stuff. Wasn't too crowded for a Saturday night. The hot pimento cheese was excellent, along with the chicken and dumplings. The nicest thing was nothing was overly expensive. Very well priced. The sawdust pie was the hit though. It's a sort of pecan pie with homemade whip cream...man it was good.... More 

1 Thank jrobba
Charlotte, North Carolina
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite go-to spot in Charlotte. We don't eat out a ton because we love to cook but when we do go out 9 times out of 10 we go here. You can't go wrong with anything on their menu, it is all carefully prepared and wonderful each time. My favorites apps are the fried green tomatoes as... More 

Thank NamasteNature
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Dish may be a bit smaller establishment than I expected but the service, atmosphere and especially the food makes up tremendously for the quaint space. There are a few booths, tables and even an outdoor patio area with a water mister to keep you comfortable. And yes, there is take out service and breakfast "brunch" served on Saturdays from 10... More 

Thank Cheryl G
Phoenix, Arizona
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86 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Dish was recommended by some friends. I had shrimp and grits and my son went for meatloaf and mashed potatoes. Great food - flavorful, wholesome and we'll balanced. Restaurant is eclectic in decor and has a great vibe-active and energetic. We definitely enjoyed the visit and the food and is the kind of place we'd recommend to locals and visitors... More 

1 Thank gaylordm
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We had a great lunch passing through town. The service was excellent as well. Everything we ordered was outstanding!!

1 Thank wentwalkingfun
Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

I've eaten here a number of times over the years and it never disappoints. Comfort food at its best.

1 Thank Detailperson
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

We stopped for dinner at this Plaza Midwood dive. The food was really good. We had cajun meatloaf with mashed potatoes, smoked limas, macaroni and cheese, cabbage, green beans, and carrots. (We shared a dinner and a vegetable plate.) All of the vegetables were great. The service was a little slow. The restaurant has a diner feel. We will definitely... More 

1 Thank Michael W
Charlotte, NC
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I am a local and this is a good choice for diner-style Southern food. The food is a bit reminiscent of a Cracker Barrel, but better. I haven't tried the Chicken and Dumplings here but it is a popular menu item. The menu is vegetarian friendly and I often opt for the vegetable plate. I recommend the pimento cheese appetizer... More 

Thank IzzyBea
Charlotte, North Carolina
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

My office frequently orders lunch and this place is easily a favorite of all. My favorite is the chicken & dumplings, love the smoked Lima beans, the biscuits are fluffy & buttery and the deviled egg tops each entree off nicely. Check out the menu online, it is pretty unique with so many delicious options it would be hard to... More 

1 Thank mlanid
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

The Dish always has friendly service and great food. Each dinner comes with the 1/2 deviled egg that melts in your mouth and a hot bisquit that does not need any butter. I love the fact that this place always has reasonable pricing on the menu. Their Specials are also great listed on the chalk board as you enter the... More 

1 Thank Sandy R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
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?