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The String Bean

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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106 North Main Street, Belmont, NC 28012
+1 704-825-3636
09:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Fri 09:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Cortland, New York, Usa
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the String Bean on the Main Street of Belmont, NC. The food and service were excellent. Cooked the burgers to our liking. Sides, of sweet potato fries and loved the eggplant fries, were great. Varied menu, vegetarian offerings on menu. Great selection of local and name beers. Adequate inside eating area, outside seating for good weather. Beside the... More 

2 Thank Evelyn S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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154 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Could've been an off night but the food was just so so. The bread seemed old and a bit stale. The shrimp appetizers were pretty good. Went back a second time and had the steak and to my disappointment, it was tough. Mentioned that to the manager and he could have cared less. We actually got into an uncomfortable debate... More 

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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had NYE dinner here, the food was excellent and our server was friendly and helpful. We both ordered the filet as our entree, well prepared but thin for a filet.

1 Thank 1WVUFAN
Durham, NC
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The String Bean is located in Downtown Belmont. We decided to stop by, somewhat serendipitously on a Friday night. While there was a wait for a table, two spots at the bar were open, serving the full kitchen menu. The space was cozy and warm, with a bottle shop in the front, scattered with some tables. Right before christmas, the... More 

1 Thank Lauren G
Charlotte, NC
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465 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We both enjoyed the Elliot Ness beer and both burgers were excellent! I had the String Bean Bistro Burger and my friend enjoyed the Bison Burger - he did add bacon just to give it an extra crunch and flavor. Burgers were cooked exactly as ordered Bistro was medium rare and the Bison burger arrived 'medium' as ordered. Sides were... More 

1 Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Charlotte, North Carolina
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Seeking a sandwich, possibly to go, we decided to give the String Bean a chance. Upon entering, we were met with a warm and slightly smoky atmosphere that enhanced our hunger and enticed us to grab a pair of seats at the bar. The beer menu is impressive, with an appropriate mix of solid and dependable brews and a handful... More 

2 Thank Jordan M
Syracuse, New York
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202 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Great place local brews, fried green tomato pile & bison quesadilla a must! Eclectic menu & old school faves!

1 Thank Zito55
Charlotte, North Carolina
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60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Odd place is the best way to describe this place. You eat dinner in a "Grocery" "Specialty Food" store. Literally people are moseying around the store while you eat. "Different " If you like that. Food was reasonably priced and did have flavor. Would I come back to this restaurant/store again? Pretty probably not. Others may find it wonderful to... More 

1 Thank JohnT01Traveler
Concord, North Carolina
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Very good meat as it is in house butcher. Hamburger ground in house. Very tasty. If you like it spicy try the shrimp appetizer. Something different for a side try the eggplant fries.

1 Thank mollie b
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

My wife and I were there for lunch a couple of days ago. This is our 5th or 6th visit. We've sat inside and out - both are good depending on the temperature. Very consistently good service and food. Plus they have beer and wine for sale as well as an interesting butcher's counter.

1 Thank Rick H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 35
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 North Main Street, Belmont, NC 28012
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: +1 704-825-3636
Located in Historic Downtown Belmont, our building is right on main street. We have our very own parking, conveniently located right beside our newly renovated, large outdoor patio. Just keep an eye out for The String Bean 'green' shade sails.

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