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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%
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“salmon cakes” (81 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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214 N College St, Charlotte, NC 28202-2112
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had a late lunch with a friend and I ordered shrimp and grits with fried green tomatoes. This apparently was the worst of the menu. They served 4-5 pieces of shrimp on the dish douched with a so called creole dark brown sauce on...More

Thank Lina P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not as good as was expected or advertised. Cleanliness could be better. Décor was under par. Crowded space with too many tables.

Thank mgeverett77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The real deal for southern food...casual eatery, small and simple with authentic local southern food, nothing fancy just good If you want fancy go somewhere else but if you want unique and authentic go here

Thank bobhin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't say enough about how wonderful my and my daughter's experience was at Mert's. The staff was so friendly as the ambiance was great at eleven on a Sunday morning (12/3). I ordered the combo of catfish and fried chicken and OH MY, was...More

Thank Shalottlove
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can always count on good, down-home southern cooking here, and at a reasonable price. I often take out-of-towners here, especially if they're from other regions of the country.

Thank Sally T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went after symphony to avoid traffic. Server was excellent. The choice of cakes was amazing. We indulged. Will go back

Thank meggie0214
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited your restaurant on Saturday 11/25/17 and was so disappointed. I chose to dine in at Mert's today based on the my food experience at your restaurant 3 years ago. The food was so delicious 3 years ago. On Saturday 11/25/17 I decided to...More

Thank The traveler P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my sister stopped here for an early lunch during my birthday trip to Charlotte and it was disappointing. The food was not seasoned at all. Maybe they service a lot of clients with health issues or something but it was hospital food at...More

Thank Tiffany M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner while visiting Charlotte. My husband got the Shrimp Creole. He didn't like it so it didn't finish it. The establishment was kind enough to take off the bill. I had the stuff pork chop. The pork chop was not seasoned. I...More

Thank bhollow216
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is fantastic. Large portions and the ribs were falling off the bone. Everything was good from start to finish...dessert!!

Thank Stuart M
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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