While we’re keeping pace to cover the 100+ new restaurants that will open in Charlotte this year, plenty more established spots are quietly executing and drawing loyal crowds.
Here are 9 of the best restaurants that fly just off our everyday coverage radar and deserve a whole lot more attention…
Fran’s Filling Station – 2410 Park Road – Fran’s, a longtime Dilworth staple, has a menu that’s tough to categorize. Dishes range from quirky (like the bacon-wrapped tater tots and cornbread waffles) to classic (like Fran’s legendary meatballs and homemade pasta).
Want tacos? They’ve got it. Burgers? Check. Pasta? Duh. Because Fran’s has a little of everything, it can be hard for newcomers to pinpoint it with a general search for something like burgers, tacos or Italian — even though loyal fans know they do all of it extremely well.
VIA THE CHARLOTTE AGENDA