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Midwood Smokehouse

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1401 Central Ave, Ste 101, Charlotte, NC 28205-5143
+1 704-295-4227
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The meat selections are incredible here. The flavors are heavy with smoke, just the way I like it. The sides are beyond amazing. I visited with several family members and we were all passing food around to share and try. I will find any excuse I can to drive through Charlotte just to stop here.

Thank John P. L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the perfect lunch or dinner to satisfy even the pickiest of BBQ lovers, this is one of the best Charlotte has to offer! Many types of BBQ are available here. Try the burnt ends!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Midwood Smokehouse is one of our favorites! I lived in St. Louis and Kansas City for several years and Midwood gets their BBQ perfect every time.

Thank JudyPerrine
Waxhaw, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and son were in the mood for BBQ. A co-worker of my son's recommended Midwood Smokehouse. They both had the special of the day, and I had one of two sandwiches our waitress recommended. Our service was great, the atmosphere was nice, and the price is reasonable. We'll go back without a doubt. Very enjoyable!

Thank MrsRobinson2015
Cleveland, Ohio
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Anyone that has eaten REAL BBQ ANYWHERE in the US hasn't eaten BBQ until you've made the trip here! THE best brisket EVER. Every sauce (6 I can think of), were good or GREAT. It's a Pilgramage to a Mecca of barbecue. Do NOT go through Charlotte without a stop.

Thank cmferrazza
Conyers, Georgia
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived around 10 PM, got seated immediately and service was great. Our server was so nice, like an old friend. There weren't that many people since it was late so our server was able to chat with us. The food was terrific! I had the pulled pork plate and was suprised that I loved the Carolina barbeque sauce! It... More 

Thank 365amib
columbus, ohio
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My mom and I are staying overnight in Charlotte en route to Savannah and Midwood came highly recommended. The burnt tips were crispy on the outside and tender inside tossed in an awesome bbq sauce with a kick. The pulled pork was probably the best I've ever had and was great with the NC vinegar sauce. The hush puppies were... More 

Thank ohioerin
Palm Coast
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My siblings and I stopped here after hiking Crowders mountain. They were visiting from New England and wanted some real southern BBQ. This place did not disappoint! We got a little of everything. There were NO leftovers. Great beer selection, good location and parking was easy. My brother even left with a souvenir T-shirt!

Thank gcr22
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The BBQ was excellent. I had the burnt ends and my wife had the rib & chicken plate. The burnt ends and ribs were awesome.

Thank Christopher T
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not much of a meat eater but decided to go outside of my vegetarian diet. It was nice to find the meat so tender and moist! I ordered a combo of beef brisket and the burnt ends. I did not find the service to be that great but as it was 30 minutes before closing I'll be lenient and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Central Ave, Ste 101, Charlotte, NC 28205-5143
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-295-4227

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