Apr 11

Dancer recommended: Best restaurants in CLT

The professional dancers of Charlotte Ballet live in Charlotte and rehearse at the Center for Dance in Uptown. With spending so much of their time in the city, they know the best spots to grab a bite before heading to the theater. Pair one of their favorite restaurants with the ballet for your own night out on the town!

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Photo from Design*Sponge

Luna’s Living Kitchen

>>  2000 South Blvd 

With a full plant-based menu, Luna’s Living Kitchen in Atherton Mill prepares organic cuisine, believing in the positive benefits of living foods.

Recommended by Chelsea Dumas and Alessandra Ball James 

Photo from Charlotte Agenda

Photo from Charlotte Agenda

Kid Cashew

>> 1608 East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203

Complete with a front patio and a rustic vibe, Kid Cashew serves modern Mediterranean plates and signature cocktails.

Recommended by Maurice Mouzon Jr.


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300 East

>> 300 East Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203

Located in the Dilworth neighborhood, 300 East is a family-owned casual restaurant with an American-eclectic menu and has been serving Charlotte for 32 years!

Recommended by Josh Hall

Photo from Noteworthy Mag

Photo from Noteworthy Mag

Namastay Kitchen

>>  274 S Sharon Amity Rd

Located in Cotswold Village, Namastay Kitchen offers meals from “gluten-free to vegan to Paleo to raw to ‘I eat it all!'”

Recommended by Chelsea Dumas

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Photo from the Thrillest

Lang Van

>> 3019 Shamrock Dr

Dancer Drew Grant says, “Lang Van is great Thai and the staff is terrific. All the dancers love it.” Check out these Vietnamese dishes for yourself.

Recommended by Drew Grant


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Good Food on Montford

>>  1701 Montford Dr

Known for its eclectic, American small plates menu, this restaurant that truly lives up to its name is located in the heart of Montford Drive.

Recommended by James Kopecky

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Photo from ThaiHouse.us.com

Thai House

>> 230 East W T Harris Boulevard

Serving authentic and classic Southeast Asian Thai food, this restaurant also has 3 other locations in Charlotte.

Recommended by Colby Foss

Photo from the Thrillest

Photo from the Thrillest

Bistro La Bon

>>  1322 Central Ave

Bistro La Bon is located in the heart of Plaza Midwood and offers specialty European and Mediterranean dishes with a wide range of vegan and vegetarian plates.

Recommended by Sarah Hayes Harkins and Sarah Lapointe

Inspired to try a new restaurant? Pair our dancers’ favorite spots with Spring Works, running April 26-28 at the Knight Theater!



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