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The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

) #40 of 1,950 Restaurants in Charlotte $$ - $$$ German, Bar, Pub
215 Southside Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217-1727
+1 704-525-5644
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pretzels” (20 reviews)
“wurst” (6 reviews)
“style beer” (4 reviews)
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German, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
215 Southside Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217-1727
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Reviewed 6 days ago

First time visiting Charlotte, my buddy picked us up from the airport and took us right to the beer garden... good call and great first impression on the city. The venue is great and the beer is even beer. Next time we'll cab it so...More

Thank Canadian G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited as a business lunch and was pleasantly surprised by this gem! The service was great and the food even better. It was a bit confusing getting there because the map leads you down the road but once you get there, it's a pretty...More

Thank Nat805
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great biergarten. The space is very large with lots of shade and umbrellas. Outside is self serve, similar to some places in Germany. Inside is full service, there is an outside area for full service, but it is not very big. There is a little...More

Thank Brent H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The outside beer garden and food is great!! Spent the afternoon with my family, plenty of space for my little man to run around and burn off some energy!! Beers good too!

Thank Stas' K
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Went on a Thursday evening, four adults and four kids 8-15. Food was authentic German, beer first class local, service good, atmosphere as close as German as I have seen since I left Heidelberg. Go enjoy your self.

Thank Oldfart3000
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

What a combination, a German Restaurant and a Brewery!!! This place has large tables so if they're busy you'll be sitting with strangers, which is great as there's nothing like a German brew-pub to create an atmosphere of brotherly love. I recommend the snitzel, a...More

Thank DealScout
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I met some friends here on a Friday afternoon. Great beers, nice relaxing atmosphere with some dogs outside with owners. Looking forward to OMB coming to Lake Norman!

Thank LeslieL4
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This was quite a big venue for beer and food. There was inside dining, outside tables under a roof, and many picnic tables and umbrellas outside. We were visiting on an April weekday at lunch time. They offered a sampler for beer and a nice...More

Thank Ann G
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a beer or two and some German food. The Wursts were good, as well as the sides. I also ordered a beer sampler and was pleasantly surprised

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Expect crowds and difficult parking during events. We were there during the Christmas Market and the place was PACKED. The interior was decorated and festive. There were no tables available as people tend to linger and it was difficult getting to the bar. The outside...More

Thank Jim R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Would this be a good venue for a rehearsal dinner for 30 guests?
30 December 2016|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
It depends how stuffy and old the people coming are. If you are relatively young and/or open minded, I'd say yes. Congratulations and have fun.
Can I bring my dog?
3 December 2016|
Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure. You may need to call!
Bob C
How about being able to view the menu instead of a list of a few beers??
1 September 2015|
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Response from KINGOWISH | Reviewed this property |
We received our menu from our bartender and decided to eat in her area so she could get the tip.She was very knowledgable in explaining the beers on tap.The menu explained the German fare and I am not aware if it is online... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Southside Dr, Charlotte, NC 28217-1727
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-525-5644
  • E-mail