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Midwood Smokehouse

1401 Central Ave, Ste 101, Charlotte, NC 28205-5143
+1 704-295-4227
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (215 reviews)
“brisket” (406 reviews)
“hush puppies” (144 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1401 Central Ave, Ste 101, Charlotte, NC 28205-5143
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Reviewed yesterday

We were vacationing in Charlotte, and asked our tour guide from Garage Pass Tours for a great local BBQ eatery, and I am so glad that we took his advice and took the 25 minute drive to Midwood Smokehouse! I ordered the ribs, 1/2 chicken,...More

Thank Lori D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Midwood Smokehouse has the best BBQ I've ever eaten. That said, the sides 100% stole the show for both me and my wife. We had a full rack of ribs, brisket, and a smoked sausage. All three were excellent, so good. The hush puppies, mac...More

Thank Brandon F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A year ago Obama ate here! I went the next day to check it out and have been back several times since. The food is consistently good and the decor is country/funky. Good food at a reasonable price.

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 5 days ago

So, I was visiting from out of town and meeting up with an old friend for dinner. I had called the restaurant prior to our visit and was treated very warmly over the phone. On arrival, the staff was very friendly and professional. I was...More

Thank snippychick
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Smoked chicken with baked beans were great. My husband loved the Burnt Ends. Server was friendly and attentive. Don’t miss this while you are in Charlotte.

Thank teenakay51
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited the Midwood this week. I️ was immediately concerned because I️ expected a dive and this is anything but. It’s a really nice clean spot with table service, a drink menu, lots of room and staff that actually smiles. Often- this is a sign...More

Thank nachomatt
Reviewed 6 days ago

Highly rated bar-b-que and justified. I grew up in West Tennessee and ate "Q" weekly. So I am particular about how I rate it. Millwood is a top place in Charlotte. When at a "Q" place I always eat a pork plate or sandwich. Pork...More

Thank roberthd879
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great BBQ food, super atmosphere nice and relaxed so all can enjoy. A special word goes to the service which was first class, particularly to Laura who was brilliant all through. Despite a little scare of the credit card going missing as it fell in...More

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was wonderful, excellent local spirits and great service The Carolina pork was specially good!! Make sure to try the bourbon and whiskey house flights

Thank jmdurini
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was great. Good selection of beer. The menu has a variety of meats and sides. My husband had the burnt ends with a sausage and collards. I had a chopped salad then the pulled chicken sandwich with mac and cheese. Everything was delicious....More

Thank traveler092006
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Amy G
29 September 2017|
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Response from Leslie G | Property representative |
Amy, I am so sorry that I haven't responded! I just saw this! Yes we have a kids menu which includes the following: Chicken tenders, Grilled cheese or a bbq chopped pork sandwich. The kids menu is served with a side and a... More
25 September 2017|
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Response from KernBaker | Reviewed this property |
I think I saw dogs outside
10 May 2017|
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Response from Jerry T | Reviewed this property |
20 to 30 mins depending on traffic, I do not think they take reservations But call ahead and check
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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