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Soul Gastrolounge

1500B Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5014
+1 704-348-1848
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (42 reviews)
“bone marrow” (9 reviews)
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Bar, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1500B Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5014
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

I thought this was a for-profit business but was surprised to learn it has morphed into some sort of artists' colony where the personal expression of a "mixologist" is of supreme importance. Don't ask for, say, the sugar rim to be left off your $14...More

Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to this establishment because half the people we talked to said it was THE PLACE TO EAT for something unique and great. They told us not to go on Friday or Saturday night because it is a two hour wait....More

Thank Angelina G
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

My wife and I come here every time we travel into Charlotte. Their pork belly tacos are the best! Atmosphere is wonderful and bartenders have always been awesome.

Thank WakeNBakeDonuts
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Nice and welcoming interior, large bar with seats if tables are full - which they mostly are. Good meze selection on the menu, and also sushi, salads and burgers. Three to four meze courses will satisfy also the big appetite. Decent selection of wines and...More

Thank Martin E
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Been to this place a number of times. The food is amazing and highly recommended. Great dishes and fantastic chefs. The pork belly, oysters, and sushi are killer. Some of the best food in Charlotte. Unfortunately, each time we visit, the experience is the same....More

Thank Bruce D
Lesa K, Owner at Soul Gastrolounge, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

We appreciate your feedback. Soul is a very small restaurant and wait times, on busy weekend evenings, can reach 2 hours, however this experience is very unusual. Please contact us at info@soulgastrolounge.com, we'd like to hear more about your visit so that we can work...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

We had a great evening/night at the Soul Lounge...food (tapas style) were great, delicious and had a fair price, cocktails and drinks were good mixed and fair, server was always on top of the game, very helpful and friendly...Location was crowed but noise level still...More

Thank Juan Carlos M
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Last night my wife and I joined another couple and a friend for what was supposed to be an epic night out to celebrate a birthday. My friend's wife desperately wanted to try Soul Gastrolounge. Soul does NOT accept reservations, nor do they use effective...More

2  Thank Erlend_Oye_Wanna_Be
Lesa K, Owner at Soul Gastrolounge, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

We do appreciate your your feedback. Unfortunately the NoWait app can only estimate how long a table will remain in use, and customers often remain after that estimate. Also because of the flexibility of the app in allowing patrons to wait for their table outside...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

If you love standing around and waiting for a table you will never sit at, then this is your place. Luckily there is a CVS across the street to get a granola bar just in case you are up for the 3 hour wait. I'm...More

3  Thank AC4003
Reviewed 7 December 2017

What a first time experience for me! My girlfriend and another friend in our group had already been able to live the Soul Gastrolounge experience, and they had nothing but good things to say! I was ready. Ironically, my girlfriend had asked if I had...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting Charlotte for about 5 years and Soul Gastrolounge was recommended from the early days. We finally made it and I wish we’d been sooner. This has to be one of the best meals and experiences we've had in Charlotte. We got...More

Thank BGI-Traveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500B Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5014
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-348-1848
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