5 Establishments To Visit Charlotte NC

Dated: 06/06/2016

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Whether you live in Charlotte, NC or are visiting, you will definitely want to pay these establishments a visit.  

Cajun Queen Restaurant serving Charlotte since 1985 and a go to when I have friends and family visiting from out of town. You can't beat the atmosphere nor the food and you certainly won't leave hungry.  Dress to impress or feel free to dress casual, all are welcome.  This 100 year old home is located in historic Elizabeth with nightly fish specials and live jazz 7 days a week, As soon as you walk through the door, grab a necklace or two where everyday is Mardi Gras.  Dine downstairs by the cozy fireplace or upstairs for some live jazz music.   I recommend you start out with a cup or bowl of their famous Gumbo, and sit back and enjoy!  Reservations strongly suggested if a weekend night,.   www.cajunqueen.net

Angela's Pizza and Italian Restaurant, has in my opinion some of the best pizza in Charlotte.  My favorite being the white pizza with ricotta, mozzarella, and my personal addition being tomatoes.  Can you say yum!  The owner, Peter is from Naples, Italy and honors his Italian ancestors by serving dishes stemming from recipes handed down by generations.  Family oriented and welcoming.  www.facebook.com/AngelasItalian

Raffaldini Vineyards and Winery in Ronda, NC is well worth the short drive from Charlotte.  Nestled near the Yadkin River and Blue Ridge Mountains is true tranquility at it's best.  Go for the day, enjoy wine tasting, and take in over 40 acres of vineyards while enjoying a bottle or two of wine.  If you are thinking of an extended weekend, or planning a special event, this is the place to be with near by hotel accommodations, shopping and more.  Check out their calendar of events and plan your trip today. Don't forget your camera.  www.raffaldini.com

The Great Wall of China, Charlotte's Favorite Source For Authentic, Traditional Chinese Cuisine.  Served to Charlotte resident for more than 30 years and one of my go to places when entertaining guests.  A personal favorite dish of mine is the Lobster with garlic sauce.  Service is top notch, and the food is delish!  Catering available.  www.greatwallofchinasouth.com

MAC's Speed Shop,  Since 2005 when their doors opened, they quickly became one of the most well-loved barbecue joints in Charlotte serving over 300 cold beer options that go great with their BBQ and comfort foods like mac 'n' cheese, baked beans, red beans and rice, just to mention a few. The atmosphere is fun, including live entertainment.  Recipient of numerous awards, as well as Mac's sauces, and the chef's own family recipes that have fired up pork, beef and chicken for generations. Part biker bar, and part barbecue joint.  The food is amazing, service is great, and you won't want to leave!  www.macspeedshop.com

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Pam Roberts

Pam is originally from NY and moved to NC in 1996, with her daughter to take advantage of everything Charlotte and the surrounding areas have to offer. Pam relocated to Charlotte under a Fortune 500 ....

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