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Midwood Smokehouse

1401 Central Ave, Ste 101, Charlotte, NC 28205-5143
+1 704-295-4227
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (185 reviews)
“brisket” (369 reviews)
“hush puppies” (134 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1401 Central Ave, Ste 101, Charlotte, NC 28205-5143
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The midwood grilled cheese is otherworldly. I'm straight addicted to it and you should be too. It's like putting concentrated happiness directly into your mouth. Eat it and thank me later.

Thank Rebecca E
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been to the Midwood Smokehouse on Central Ave but we live near the one on Weddington Road and always go there when we need our BBQ fix. It is smaller than the others but the food is top notch and the service is...More

Thank Lucysmom24
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I came here on a whim. My server was Bobby and he was incredible. He was very attentive and personable. I had the Burnt Ends, coleslaw, smoked sausage and baked beans. Everything was yummy! I wlll definitely be back.

Thank Kris K
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and i have ben eating at Midwood Smolehouse for over two years now and find it to be one of our favorite restaurants in Charlotte Their "Chopped SAlmon Salad" is unsurpassed

Thank sandy827bell
Leslie G, Guest Relations Manager at Midwood Smokehouse, responded to this review

Sandy, it pleases us to hear that you and your hubby have been with us for some time now. We wouldn't be able to do it without wonderful guests like you! Thanks for your love of Midwood, we appreciate you!!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

14 of us descended on this place for dinner shortly before our daughter's wedding. Service was friendly and quick. Everyone seemed happy with their southern-style food. The atmosphere is a bit noisy, necessitating some shouting.

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Midwood Smokehouse is by far the best BBQ in Charlotte. The chicken is great, but don't miss the traditional pork, which melts in your mouth. Service is quick and efficient. The original restaurant isn't very large but has a great vibe. Prices more than reasonable...More

Thank darlag111
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of my family's favorite bar b q restaurants in Charlotte. Very friendly, fabulous entrees and sides to die for. Best macaroni and chews, stuffedjalapeño peppers, collards and hush puppies!

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 5 days ago

These folks do it right! Very good food, reasonable prices, great selection! GREAT SALADS!!! (Be ware, the small is large and the large is Texas sized). Good smoke meats and nice veggies (southern style soul food). Good value for the price. We go to the...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have to admit that we have a lot of really great barbecue places in the area. I didn't think they are really on par with some of the better ones. The brisket was very well done and delicious however their sides were mediocre at...More

Thank Lauri F
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is our favorite BBQ spot in Charlotte because it has something for everyone in the family! I love the chopped salad with smoked salmon, my daughter loves the texas toast with brisket and we all enjoy the queso!!! We're excited to go to the...More

Thank jennifer d
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How far are you from the Charlotte airport? We have 14; do you take reservations?
10 May 2017|
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Response from Jerry T | Reviewed this property |
20 to 30 mins depending on traffic, I do not think they take reservations But call ahead and check
We have never been to Midwood Smokehouse. We will be having guests from out of town.. who have requested a barbeque resturant that smokes and cooks with real wood on site...is Midwood Smokehouse our resturant?
7 April 2017|
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Response from Leslie G | Property representative |
Why yes it is! Check out our facebook page (Midwood Smokehouse) or google Midwood Smokehouse to go to our website for some awesome pics!
Beer or wine????
26 October 2016|
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Response from Leslie G | Property representative |
Yes, we have both beer and wine, in addition to a full bar and a great selection of bourbons. We hope to see you soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Central Ave, Ste 101, Charlotte, NC 28205-5143
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-295-4227
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