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mac's Speed Shop

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2511 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203-5011
+1 704-522-6227
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Albuquerque, NM
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96 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There isn't much to say. There is nothing special about the place. Sit indoors or at a picnic table if the weather allows. Inside is a large space. Energetic (busy as hell) staff run to take care of their tables. The Mac and Cheese is quite famous. I've had better, but I can't remember when and where. This was good.... More 

1 Thank Tom B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Beer Can chicken was outstanding. Beautiful smoke ring - super moist and was a favorite - even for the kids. The brisket was packed with flavor. The pulled pork was super moist, tender and flavorful. Not normally a fan of pulled pork - but this was a game changer. Green bean casserole was fantastic - not the soupy, mushy... More 

Thank Top_Toque
Leesburg, Virginia
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was out riding my motorcycle and came across this place. Great out door space. Great out door bar. Super friendly staff. Food was awesome. Great place to hang out. Bartenders were friendly and actually had conversations with people. Looking forward to trying the beef rib on my next visit. I will be going back often.

Thank Todd B
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch and the place was packed so it must be good. Ordered the Brisket sandwich and had to take half of it home. Great smokey flavor and perfect texture. A variety of sauces will deliver the kick that you are looking for. Consistently good food and service.

Thank Kevin D
Brookings, South Dakota
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was in Charlotte for a business trip and wanted to eat something local and not restaurant chain related. Such a great choice! Great atmosphere, fast service, and the food was excellent!!

Thank asheemu
Niskayuna, New York
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180 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,146 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

All I wanted was barbecue. My husband and I went to Charlotte for the express purpose of finding a car for our daughter who is relocating next month. My hidden agenda included eating as much barbecue as I could. While car shopping brings me out in a RASH, brisket eating makes me very, very happy. We had lunch here on... More 

1 Thank Lori12309
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with eight family member: seniors to seven year old. We had a cross section of the menu. Most of the food was OK but not exceptional. Great pork and chicken; Not so good sausage, sweet potato fries, coleslaw and onion rings. Total cost was over $100, without beer or wine, so not a good value. Our server acted... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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267 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

I would hardly classify myself as an expert in BBQ - but I've always wanted to visit a real deal southern BBQ joint (being canadian). I was blown away - amazing beer list, great specials, and the food - my god! In one sitting I had 2 types of sausages, 4 different pork preparations, and multiple variants of beef. We... More 

1 Thank billybob101
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

This is a must see/go restaurant. I have never had anything bad on the menu. It's close to my job so with a quick call ahead my order is ready in a timely manner. The Mac and cheese is amazing.

Thank Mizz704
Ibiza, Spain
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Gotta say, been here numerous times and never ever had a concern or complaint that wasn't quickly and easily resolved. The food is a solid 8/10 most of the time or higher.

Thank 33worldtraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2511 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203-5011
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Dilworth
  • Neighborhood: Dilworth
  • Phone Number: +1 704-522-6227

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