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What to Do, See and Experience in Charlotte’s NoDa Neighborhood

by Holly Riddle

Mar 20, 2020

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Destinations / North America

NoDa, otherwise known as North Davidson, is Charlotte, North Carolina’s arts and entertainment district, filled with hip boutiques, art galleries, innovative restaurants and up-and-coming bars and breweries. While exploring this vibrant neighborhood, make sure to check out the five following businesses and venues.

 

Crepe Cellar Kitchen & Pub

This small and intimate eatery offers from-scratch flavors and European-inspired dishes in a cozy atmosphere. Enjoy a delicious drink and crepe-filled menu. Not a fan of crepes? No worries. Dinner options also include seafood, salad and more.

 

Evening Muse

Evening Muse is one of Charlotte’s best-known and well-liked intimate music venues. You’ll find just about every genre of music here, from country to ska, so check out the event calendar before your visit to the Queen City and pick a show to see while in town.

 

Protagonist

This nano brewery offers delicious, house-made beers, more than 20 guest beers, beer cocktails, wine and snacks. What’s a beer cocktail? Think a flavorful, lighter beer complemented with an array of fresh ingredients. The Pineapple & Spice beer cocktail, for example, is a lager with spiced hibiscus syrup, pineapple juice and ginger bitters, for a refreshing drink that’s a step above your normal pint of beer.

 

Idlewild Cocktail Bar

This sophisticated, cozy cocktail bar serves unique, custom drinks in an unpretentious atmosphere. Try something new every time you visit, thanks to the constantly changing offerings.

 

Optimist Hall

Grab a bite at this new-ish food hall. Among the vendor stalls, you’ll find an array of delicious foods, from Neapolitan pizza to Asian street fare, award-winning cocktails to chicken sandwiches.

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