Charlotte is a beautiful Southern city with lots of entertaining things to see and do. Whether you’re looking to take a nature hike, visit a museum, or visit a restaurant with a stunning view of the city, you’ll find what you’re looking for during your Charleston vacation. If you want to indulge in a decadent brunch meal while you’re in the city, there are plenty of quality restaurants to choose from. Here are a few of the brunch spots in Charlotte that will make your midday meal even more exciting.
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115 E Carson Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203,
This brunch spot is perfect if you prefer breakfast food any time of day. Midnight Diner is one of the best places in Charleston to get a satisfying serving of chicken and waffles. Or, you can enjoy tasty corned beef and has with a sunny-side-up egg. If you’re in the mood for more of a lunch entree like a hot dog with the works served with a side of gigantic fried onion rings. The hash browns are some of the most delicious in town, and you can top them with salt, pepper, and ketchup as the perfect complement to toast or eggs prepared any way you like. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, you don’t want to leave Midnight Diner without trying the restaurant’s decadent Death by Chocolate cake topped with whipped cream.
The Original Pancake House
4736 Sharon Rd, Charlotte, NC 28210,
The Original Pancake House is the ideal brunch spot in Charlotte to visit if you’re a fan of pancakes. There are several variations of the pancake available, including crepes stuffed and topped with bananas and caramel sauce and pancakes topped with powdered sugar and chopped pecans. The blueberry waffle is a delicious choice if you like fruity flavor with your waffles and the Dutch baby pancake with caramelized apples will make you love brunch even more. There are several classic breakfast options to choose from as well, such as scrambled eggs with bacon and home fries, or you can try the baked sweet potato topped with butter and cinnamon. The Original Pancake House is also a great place to get omelets — the Western omelet with cheddar cheese and ham or the famous mushroom omelet filled with mushrooms and cheese. Complete your meal with French press premium coffees or a hot chocolate to end your brunch with even more indulgence.
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Bistro La Bon
1322 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205,
Bistro La Bon offers French-inspired food that will make you feel sophisticated and refined as you enjoy your brunch with family and friends. The restaurant is known for its Airline Chicken, which is a perfectly roasted section of chicken served with couscous and cherry tomatoes. If you’re in the mood for seafood, you’ll love the grilled fish with lentils and fresh herbs or the calamari served with a lemon to add brightness to the dish. Bistro La Bon also offers spring rolls fried to perfection served with fresh greens. You’ll definitely want to try the ox file served with French fries, hearty gravy, and marinated tomatoes if you’re a fan of steak. If you’re brunching with loved ones, try a few plates for sharing like the chalupas de pollo with shredded chicken, pan-seared gnocchi, or seafood Mac and cheese. You can also indulge in the charcuterie board filled with gourmet cheese, cured meats, and fresh fruit.
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200 South Tryon Street LOBBY, Charlotte, NC 28201,
Even though Charlotte is known for its low-country Southern fare and traditional soul food dishes, there are some places in the city that offer delicious crepes. Hazelnut’s Creperie is an Uptown Charlotte eatery dedicated to these thin French delicacies, and you can have your crepe filled with the ingredients of your choice whether you prefer something sweet or savory. The basil pesto chicken crepe is one of the tastiest items on the menu, or you can opt for the smoked BLT crepe if you’re looking for a menu item that is both a lunch sandwich and a satisfying breakfast. There are also some tasty vegetarian options on the menu like the samosa crepe with curry mashed potatoes, black beans, and sriracha mango chutney. If you want to combine sweet and savory flavors into one crepe, try the Maple Dream; it has cheddar and bacon inside and is topped with butter, maple syrup, and powdered sugar. If you prefer a salad with your crepe, try the Almost Greek salad with red onion, kalamata olives, and house-made vinaigrette or the Nutty Fusion salad with mixed nuts, mandarin oranges, and a peanut vinaigrette made in-house. If you’re dining with the kids, your little ones may want to try the PB&C crepe. It’s a mixture of peanut butter and cheddar cheese that is strangely delicious.