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Fuel Pizza Cafe

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1501 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5013
+1 704-376-3835
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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North Carolina
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This place does a good job of giving us the basics in life: wings and pizza with soft drinks on the side. My favorite wings: lemon pepper.

Thank ShellieBodega
Charlotte, North Carolina
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325 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2016

This is the original Fuel location inside of an old service station. The pizza here is good and Dairy Queen is right next door so dessert is convenient too!

Thank Ravenito
Monroe, North Carolina
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We had a customized Calzone (beef, mushroom and pineapple) and it was nice, FRESH and delicious!!! Great little place in heart of NODA and open LATE!

Thank whodaz
Charlotte, North Carolina
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2015

They have a great variety of pizza by the slice or the whole pizza along with other dishes that are simply delicious.

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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I love love love Fuel pizza, especially the Midwood area. The pizza is great, large slices and crunchy crust-New York style! Nice large slices that are great for folding, with a little grease dripping...just like a New York slice from Manhattan.

Thank Neesegal
Charlotte, North Carolina
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015

I'm a sucker for New York Style pizza, that greasy thin stuff with just an inch of crust. This isn't that, so if you're like me, maybe try somewhere else.

Thank bmsides
Federal Way, Washington
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478 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This is pretty good pizza - this is not the phenomenal pie that many Charlotte natives think it is. The place on central avenue is quaint, it is a fun place to stop for lunch to grab a fresh slice, You will walk away feeling happy and satisfied - you will not walk away feeling like you just had one... More 

Thank noworries2000
Charlotte, North Carolina
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2015

So my roommate and I order from here pretty regularly as it is one of the few places that delivers to our apartment. That being said, we ordered pizza once and will probably never do it again. It is not that good. Aside from that, the subs, calzones, wings, chicken tenders, fries, gigantic chocolate chip cookies are all great. Great... More 

Thank FawnPrice
Charlotte, North Carolina
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Got to give it up for Fuel Pizza on Central. Always come through with a great late night pizza. I tend to do pickup instead of delivery b/c they can get real busy late night but its close to the house so I don't mind. The pizza's are always hot and fresh, not to greasy, good crust,, perfect to soak... More 

Thank wranglerspace
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014

If you're looking for late night food or just a great slice of pizza, Fuel has that old-style pizza that really hits the spot. Indoor and outdoor seating.

Thank JackTuxedoKat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Pizza, Italian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205-5013
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-376-3835

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