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Mert's Heart & Soul

214 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2112
+1 704-342-4222
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (330 reviews)
“salmon cakes” (83 reviews)
“collard greens” (96 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
214 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2112
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We've tried more than 20 restaurants in "Uptown" Charlotte. Recently, we tried Mert's even though a patron seated outside at Mert's told us to try a different restaurant. We had blackened salmon, with collard greens and other sides. The salmon was way overcooked, the sides...More

Thank RoadWarrior_LG
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I absolutely love Mert’s Heart & Soul. I’m never disappointed in cafe and diner styled setting and service. The food is absolutely delicious and appropriately portioned to satisfy any soul food foodie.

Thank Perefier
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We happened across Mert's because it was near our hotel and we decided to have lunch there before we left the city. We tried a veggie plate (with black eyed peas, yams and macaroni and cheese) and the fried turkey special. Both plates came with...More

Thank Amy5280
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this place. The cornbread is a must have. Everything we order was great but save room for dessert as you will want to try the Red Velvet!

Thank snow_travler
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Great soul food type restaurant. Near the heart of it all in Charlotte. Cornbread is amazing! Di.ing available inside or outside. Save room for this meal!

Thank Goodtimesrus105
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The Mac & cheese and cornbread were my favorite parts of the meal! I got the famous salmon patties (they were yummy but I’d order other stuff a second time). Home fries are fresh. Food came out REALLY fast and it was hot and delicious....More

Thank Halie K
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Fun atmosphere, super nice and friendly staff. Food was delicious soul food. Great corn bread, fried green tomatoes and rigs, collards and candied yams.

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I recently visited Charlotte N C like I always do at the last minute.lol.I always like to walk around the downtown area to see what might be new from the last visit.I spotted a restaurant called Merts Heart & Soul restaurant that had a" special...More

Thank melody f
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

My mom and I were desperate for some really good tasting soul food. Being new to Charlotte we were unsure where to go and had heard about Mert’s and how good the food was so we decided to give them a try. That was the...More

Thank Tameka M
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I often stop in for lunch and dinner. Really great Southern Cooking served by very nice people. One of my favorite spots in Charlotte at an unbeatable value.

Thank bobthetravellr
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Bob C
14 July 2016|
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Response from NathanAmaral | Reviewed this property |
Did you bring it up to the staff? Was it an error? This sounds like a question with a complaint... What happened?
5 November 2015|
Response from AEN524 | Reviewed this property |
I have not had any burned food.., but the chicken was a bit dry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2112
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > First Ward
  • Neighbourhood: First Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 704-342-4222
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