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214 N Tryon St Ste 3, Charlotte, NC 28202-1023
+1 704-344-8878
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (27 reviews)
“tapas” (51 reviews)
“tres leches” (9 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
214 N Tryon St Ste 3, Charlotte, NC 28202-1023
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great food and casual atmosphere makes it a great spot while spending time uptown Charlotte. Sharable portions for the entire table is the way to go here. Order a few plates and just share and order more as needed. Large variety, and great drink options...More

Thank Rod0530
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always fresh, real deal. Every day 3 specials for lunch - soup of the day or a salad, and meat or a fish dish of the day, prepared by a real chef - for less than $11!!! The freshest of ingredients and very healthy. Summer...More

Thank krivaja1976
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Uptown location near hotels and galleries. Wonderful flavors, attentive service. Interesting small plate menu and cocktails. We will be back.

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Convenient location in the center of uptown and close to theaters, stadiums and concert hall. The Spanish cuisine is comprised of tasty tapas and good Spanish wine. The service is exceptional, very professional, polite and proficient. Highly recommend for casual lunch or family/friend gathering.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The food was very average to poor, especially for the price paid. Of the items we ordered, the crispy beef was overcooked to burnt and the paella which included clams and mussels were inedible because they still had sand in them. The server was not...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We happened upon this restaurant while wandering around the city on a Friday night, just a couple blocks from our hotel. The menu posted outside looked interesting, so we thought we would give it a try. There was no wait, and we were seated immediately....More

Thank pugl0ve
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

After a quick wedding planning meeting, my friend and I stopped here to go over some details of her upcoming nuptials. It was a great place to have a few small bites and a glass of wine (or two). The waitstaff was pleasant and let...More

Thank Melanie K
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The worst possible service I had ever gotten. The waiter was simply angry, slamming drinks on our table, not paying attention to our requests and responding to our questions with hostility. We were scared to ask for the check! That's no way to greet people...More

1  Thank Shai B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We really like to pop in here prior to shows or events uptown. Very good food, good value, a little on the high end, but always feels like value = price! Keep up the great service and great food!

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

My wife was wanting to eat at a restaurant that served lambchops and we found the perfect spot at a Spanish restaurant called Malabar located in the middle of downtown Charlotte across from the Discovery Museum. She loved her 3 lambchops with garbanzo beans. I...More

Thank Herschel C
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Jocey R
20 May 2017|
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Response from Herschel C | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so.
Jim C
14 March 2017|
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Response from Jordan M | Reviewed this property |
I also walked but I don't recall seeing a valet setup there. There is street parking a few blocks away on Mint St, Poplar St, Church St, and Trade St. (west of Church). Meters are active until 6pm.
11 July 2015|
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Response from Edam4 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code - most of the clientele have tended to dress in business attire weekdays and anything from upscale to sharp casual on weekends. There are always exceptions and that's not a problem.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 N Tryon St Ste 3, Charlotte, NC 28202-1023
    (N Tryon & 5th)
  • Public Transportation: You can use the LYNX Light Rail Blue Line and get off on the CTC/Arena station and walk towards 5th street. Walk west on 5th, one block, to the Hearst Tower located on the corner of 5th and College.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-344-8878
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